Friday, November 29, 2013

November 29, 1953: The Dominoes hold down the Number Two through Number Five spots on the R 'n B Chart!





Billy Ward and His Dominoes 
 hit #3 on the R&B chart with "The Bells" b/w
"Pedal Pushin' Papa" which hits #4 on the chart…





AS WELL AS hitting #5 on the R&B chart with 
"These Foolish Things Remind Me of You"



They were also at #2 on the R&B chart with
 "Rags To Riches” with Jackie Wilson singing lead!





YEP—Numbers 2, 3, 4, and 5…
Topping the chart heavily
without hitting Number One!



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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

November 27, 1933: Billie Holiday's first commercial recording session, with bandleader Benny Goodman, is organized by John Hammond, who has brought her to Columbia Records…





Check out Billie’s Columbia Records catalog…












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Thursday, November 14, 2013

November 14, 1956: Jerry Lee Lewis cuts his first record - "End of the Road" b/w "Crazy Arms" for Sun. It is credited to Jerry Lee Lewis and His Pumping Piano...



November 14, 1956:  

Sam Phillips is at the mixing board for Jerry Lee Lewis' first Sun Records recording session...



The session produces the single 
"End Of The Road" / "Crazy Arms"...





Although the single failed to gain much attention, both songs showed a drive and energy that forecasted things to come….

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Thursday, November 7, 2013

SEPTEMBER SEVEN: A Few Rock ‘n Roll Related Events from this date in The EVOLUTION of ROCK ‘n ROLL…


November 7, 1961: 
"I'm Black, I'm blind, I once fooled around with drugs, but all of it was like going to school - and I've tried to be a good student. I don't regret a damn thing"
 
Ray Charles is arrested in Indianapolis after police discover marijuana and heroin in his hotel room…



November 7, 1964: 

 The Marvelettes' "Too Many Fish in the Sea" enters the Billboard Hot 100 where it will reach #25. The song will be the fifth of the group's ten US Top 40 hits…



November 7, 1942
Johnny Rivers the planet…



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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

November Six: IGGY, Cat Stevens, Johnny Rivers and Amos Milburn…Twenty Five Years of The Evolution of Rock ‘n Roll!!!




November 6, 1951: 






Amos Milburn hits #3 on the R&B chart with "Let's Rock A While"…




November 6, 1966: 

“Poor Side of Town” (Johnny Rivers)
 was a hit…


November 6, 1971: 

Cat Stevens hits #7 with "Peace Train"…


November 6, 1977: 

Iggy Pop releases 'Lust for Life'...

The album is produced by David Bowie



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