Wayback Wednesday

Wayback Wednesday: Mary Wilson

It’s a Happy 75th birthday to arguably the second most famous member of the Supremes, Mary Wilson. Mary is also the longest tenured member of the Supremes, staying on well past Diana Ross’ departure, through 1977. Along with Diana and Florence Ballard, she was inducted into the Rock N’Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.

Wayback Wednesday: Peter Tork

February 13th is the 77th birthday for Peter Tork of the Monkees. Peter began as part of the folk music scene in Greenwich Village in the early 1960’s, where he met, among others, Stephen Stills. In 1966 Stills auditioned for a new TV show about 4 pop-rock musicians. But the show’s producers felt Stills’ teeth…

Wayback Wednesday: The Beatles

A Beatle memory on Wayback Wednesday. It was on January 30, 1969 that the Beatles made their last-ever appearance as a group. They performed “Get Back” in their rooftop concert, for the movie “Let It Be”. Enjoy!

Wayback Wednesday: Donny and Marie Osmond

It was on January 16, 1976 that Donny and Marie Osmond’s TV show premiered on ABC-TV. The 2 most famous members of the Osmond family kicked off a weekly variety show that ran until January 1979. They were offered their own show, after ABC-TV president Fred Silverman saw them co-host a week of “The Mike…