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47. Pat Boone - I'll Be Home (1956)

In December 1952 when the singles chart was in its infancy, London was gripped by the worst smog outbreak it had ever known. The Great Smog of London lasted five days and is believed to have killed approximately 12,000 people. 530 more words


Wish You Were Here, Buddy - Pat Boone

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Pat Boone
  • Like SSgt Barry Sadler’s ‘The Ballad of the Green Berets’ (1966) this is a pro-Vietnam war song
  • This is Pat Boone’s final hit single
1966 November Singles

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) | The Jules Verne adventure classic starring James Mason thrills again in 4k

A landmark in Hollywood adventure film-making, 20th Century Fox’s 1959 adaptation of Jules Verne’s 1864 sci-fi novel, Journey to the Center of the Earth, thrills again following a glorious 4k restoration. 641 more words


Me in the Middle of Memories to Memoirs 2nd Week

Candy Stripers

This past Wednesday was the second class of the Memories to Memoirs  writing course that I’m taking with OLLI ~ Osher Lifelong Learning Institute @ UVA.  255 more words

Sharing Life Stories


OK, what you have to remember is that this blog was never intended as a chart of ‘my favourite songs’ –although it might act like that at times- but rather as a kind of… 914 more words

The 60s

Fantastic Savings

When your savings are fantastic, Pat Boone is present. He may be on the radio, hiding behind an old oak tree, or he may be haunting your dreams… again. 31 more words