After spending 4 days attempting to migrate from Android to Apple cell phones and clearing a path to add cellular connected Apple watches, I'm ready to go back to the good old "phones with tails"
Here's the problem. I promised myself that when I retired I would try to keep up with technology as much as possible. So I suffer under an ever expanding and lengthening tech curve. Don't feel bad for me though I have this punishment coming - ask JL!
The Turntable - Top 50's music . . . The flipSide - Great stuff from the 70's and 80's . . Skip's Corner - A Perilous Voyage on the Eskimo-built schooner Good Hope . . . Gulliver's Travels - The Omo Valley of Ethiopia . . . The Club PUB - Prescription Eyewear the single biggest mass-market consumer rip off to be found . . . Finally - A special offering from Jerry Leyendecker on the Turntable.
That's a wrap!
Till Next week / be safe and I'll see you on the Turntable!
"Travelin' Man" is an American popular song, best known as a 1961 hit single sung by Ricky Nelson. Singer-songwriter Jerry Fuller wrote it with Sam Cooke in mind, but Cooke's manager was unimpressed and did not keep the demo, which eventually wound up being passed along to Nelson. His version reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Its b-side, "Hello Mary Lou", reached No. 9 on the same chart.
"Sherry" is a song written by Bob Gaudio and recorded by The Four Seasons. It was the band's first nationally released single and their first number one hit, reaching the top of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on September 15, 1962. It remained at number one for five consecutive weeks, and number one on the R&B charts for one week. The song appears on the soundtrack of the 2011film The Help.
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"Jailhouse Rock" is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller that first became a hit for Elvis Presley. RCA Victor released the song on a 45 rpm single on September 24, 1957, the song had a film release of Presley's motion picture under the same name, Jailhouse Rock.
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"Lonely Teardrops" is a song recorded and released as a single in 1958 by R&B, Soul, and Rock n Roll singer Jackie Wilson on the Brunswick label. It is a 1999 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductee. The song became an across-the-board national Top 10 Pop smash (# 7),a # 1 hit on the R&B charts, and is ranked #315 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It is ranked as the 57th biggest U.S. hit of 1959. "Lonely Teardrops" is also listed on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's list of "The 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll".
The following comes to you compliments of Jerry Leyendecker