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“AMERICAN PIE” MANUSCRIPT TO BE AUCTIONED

There’s an opportunity to actually own a piece of “the day the music died.” Christie’s Auction House says singer-songwriter Don McLean is going to sell his notes and manuscript for  his iconic “American Pie.” Sixteen pages that include McLean’s original working … read more

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November 15th, 1959

On November 15, 1959 three ex-members of the band Quarrymen, later to become known as the Beatles, audition for a British talent program.

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October 21st, 1958 Buddy Holly’s Last Recording Session

On October 21st, 1958 was Buddy Holly‘s last recording session.

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Top Ten Songs from This Week in 1957

Top Ten Songs from This Week in 1957 10. Remember You’re Mine – Pat Boone 9. Mr.Lee – The Bobbettes 8. Happy, Happy Birthday Baby – Tune Weavers 7. Chances Are – Johnny Mathis 6. That’ll Be The Day – … read more

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This Week On Friday Night Bandstand – September 6th, 2013

Friday Night Bandstand will feature Buddy Holly; The Top Five Countdown will go back to 1959; Plus our weekly salute to the King of Rock and Roll…Elvis Presley

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Top Ten Songs from This Week in 1957

Here are the hits that were at the top of the charts this week in 1957. There are some great artist and songs on this list including songs from Pat Boone, Nat King Cole, Jerry Lee Lewis and more! 10. … read more

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Top 10 Songs – The Day the Music Died

Songs by Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & The Big Bopper, who passed away 52 years ago.… read more

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Top Ten Songs of Bobby Vee

He began is career amidst tragedy, filling in for the recently deceased Buddy Holly at the ‘Winter Dance Party’. Things really took off for Bobby Vee in the early 60s – filling in the gap between the birth of rock and roll … read more

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April 16, 1956

Buddy Holly’s first single ‘Blue Days, Black Nights‘, was released by Decca.  

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This Week In Music History

Graham Nash celebrates his birthday, The Beatles play their final performance on top of the Apple Building and The Day the Music Died, This Week In Music History.… read more

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