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Today In Music History: 09/05/17

It was on this day in 1956, that Elvis Presley surprised his mother with a gift of a pink Cadillac. The car remained in the Presley family and eventually went on display at Graceland. 248 more words

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Before Soul Train

World War II came to a closure, and A new -REVOLUTION- was beginning.
Rosie The Riveter Became the image of the independent " WORKING WOMAN " . 111 more words

AIN'T THAT AMERICAN?

August 5 in history:

The Mayflower departed from Southampton, England on August 5th, 1620, to take religious pilgrims to America.

The pilgrims had intended to settle… 107 more words

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Legends Never Die

Last night, Mom and I made our way across the street to the Dick Clark’s American Bandstand theater to catch their 8 p.m. stage show, Legends in Concert.  300 more words

This Weekend: A Bandstand Boogie

We’ll have a Bandstand Boogie Saturday night on TheGrooveyard when host Alan Seltzer celebrates the anniversary of Dick Clark beginning host duties on the show that became “American Bandstand”. 128 more words

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(real) one-hit wonder of the week - “Whisper To A Scream (Birds Fly)” | ICICLE WORKS | 1984.

On June 15, 2014, Casey Kasem, host of the longtime countdown program, AMERICAN TOP 40, passed away at the age of 82.  From my first blog post (and prolly some more inbetween then and now), I explained how, in 1979, I was a geeky, lanky and somewhat lost 12-year-old living in Central Maine, had a few friends and not a lot of interest in much of anything, but at some point early that year, I discovered AMERICAN TOP 40, and was glued to it every weekend.  1,112 more words

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