This week marked the birth anniversary of Elvis Presley. And on January 10, 1956, Elvis had his first recording session as an RCA Victor artist in Nashville. That day, Elvis recorded Heartbreak Hotel, I was The One, I’m Counting On You, I Got A Woman, and a great old Drifters song from 1953…enjoy his rocking…
Today is the 73rd birthday of Stephen Stills…born in Dallas, he was an original member of Buffalo Springfield, before forming Crosby, Stills, and Nash (and sometimes Young!) Here’s a portion of one of their best known songs…Suite: Judy Blue Eyes, with Stephen’s great guitar work featured in a live show from 1989…enjoy!!
Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, and a very Happy New Year from everyone at Classic Oldies WMTR. Here are two great Christmas songs, done by two of our greatest American singers…Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, from their 1957 TV Christmas special. They don’t make ‘em like these guys anymore!
This week Wayback Wednesday goes back to Christmastime TV in the 60’s. The family always gathered to see Andy Williams great Christmas shows. Here’s Andy solo on stage, performing one of his most memorable Holiday songs…”It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year”…enjoy!
Today is the 75th birthday of Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals. Originally a member of Joey Dee and the Starliters, he formed the Young Rascals in Garfield, NJ, who went on to have a long string of hits in the Mid-to-late 1960’s.
This day in 1968, the Beatles released their double album called simply “The Beatles”. It’s better known as "The White Album." An amazing collection of songs. Birthday leads off the album…and here’s Paul McCartney, still performing it as a highlight of his concerts today!
Birthday greetings to one of the greatest female pop singers of all time. The amazing Petula Clark is, incredibly, 85 years young today! The British singer, actress, and composer has had a career that spans 7 decades. She was a child star during World War 2 in Britain, and finally came to our attention in…