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May 15, 1965, Bob Dylan had his first Top 40 hit

On May 15, 1965 Bob Dylan peaked at No.39 with the hit Subterranean Homesick Blues, giving Dylan his first US top 40 hit.

May 14, 1998 Frank Sinatra passed away

On May 14, 1998, Frank Sinatra died in Los Angeles at the age of 82 after suffering a heart attack.

May 5th 1942, US Country Singer Tammy Wynette was Born

On May 5th 1942, Tammy Wynette, US Country singer, was born. She has the 1968 US No.19 and 1975 UK No.1 single ‘Stand By Your Man’.

May 4th, 1956 Gene Vincent Records ‘Be Bop-A-Lula’

On this day in 1956, Gene Vincent recorded the classic rock ‘n roll song ‘Be Bop-A-Lula’, at Owen Bradley’s studio in Nashville, Tennessee. … read more

April 30, 1960 The Everly Brothers started a seven week run at No. 1

On April 30, 1960 The Everly Brothers were at No. 1 on the UK singles chart.

April 28th, 1968 The Broadway musical ‘Hair’ opened in New York City

On April 28th, 1968, The Broadway musical ‘Hair’ opened at the Biltmore Theatre in New York City.

April 24, 1959 Buddy Holly climbs to No.1 with a Paul Anka song

On April 24, 1959 Buddy Holly was at No.1 on the UK singles chart

Top 10 at 10 – Roy Orbison’s Birthday Edition!

Roy Orbison was born 79 years ago today! Here are the ten Roy Orbison songs that performed best on The Hot 100 chart: 10. BLUE ANGEL 9. YOU GOT IT 8. IT’S OVER 7. IN DREAMS 6. MEAN WOMAN BLUES … read more

April 22nd, 2003 Songwriter Felice Bryant died of cancer

On April 22nd, 2003, Songwriter Felice Bryant died of cancer. She wrote many hits with her husband Boudleaux including; The Everly Brothers, ‘Bye Bye Love’, ‘All I Have To Do Is Dream’, ‘Wake Up Little Susie’ and ‘Raining In My … read more