Although the entire midwest is involved, none of our members have been adversely affected. Here's hoping April turns out better than it did last year. I don't want to say the words "global warming" Oops that slipped out! . . . Spring arrived March 20 . . . let's hope winter is over!
The Turntable - Top 50's music + Bluebird . . . The flipSide - Great stuff from the 70's and 80's . . . PICTURESQUE! - Look what I found! The Club PUB - 750,000 Medtronic defibrillators vulnerable to hacking
That's a wrap!
Till Next week / be safe and I'll see you on the Turntable!
"Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)" is a 1960 song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson. Released as a 45 rpm single by Monument Records in May 1960, "Only the Lonely" went to No. 2 on the United States Billboard pop music charts on 25 July 1960 (blocked by Brenda Lee's "I'm Sorry") and No. 14 on the Billboard R&B charts.
"Walk, Don't Run" is an instrumental composition written and originally recorded by jazz guitarist Johnny Smith in 1954. The Ventures' arrangement is recognizably different from Atkins' finger-picked style) which achieved world-wide recognition, being regarded by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time.
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"Save the Last Dance for Me" is a song written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman, first recorded in 1960 by the Drifters, with Ben E. King on lead vocals. The Drifters' version of the song, released a few months after Ben E. King left the group, would go on to spend three non-consecutive weeks at #1 on the U.S. pop chart, in addition to logging one week atop the U.S. R&B chart.
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"Let it be Me" The Everly Brothers helped to further popularize the song with their 1960 rendition of "Let It Be Me" which reached 7th position on the Billboard Hot 100. The harmony arrangement of this version was often emulated in subsequent remakes.