Thankfully there was no actual fire involved. Gosh, I wonder if it had caught fire would my homeowners policy cover the replacement? Oh well, it's done now! I'm back online and just happy to have this experience in the rear view mirror!
The Turntable - Venus . . . The flipSide - Jim Croce and The Eagles . . . The Club PUB - Worried about the market? Check this out and check your fear!
Next week: Dale is back from New Zealand and brought a ton of pictures with him. Make sure you check "Gulliver's Travels" next week!
That's a wrap!
Till Next week / be safe and I'll see you on the Turntable!
The Platters is an American vocal group formed in 1952. They were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The group had 40 charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart between 1955 and 1967, including four number-one hits.
"Come Softly to Me" is a popular song written by Gretchen Christopher that was performed by The Fleetwoods, composed of Christopher, Barbara Ellis, and Gary Troxel. The original title was "Come Softly," but was changed en route to its becoming a hit.
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"Venus" is a song written by Ed Marshall and Peter DeAngelis. The most successful and best-known recording of the track was done by Frankie Avalon and released in 1959 (see 1959 in music).
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Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television. He performed jazz, pop, rock and roll, folk, swing, and country music.
He started his career as a songwriter for Connie Francis. He recorded his first million-selling single, "Splish Splash", in 1958. This was followed by "Dream Lover", "Mack the Knife", and "Beyond the Sea", which brought him worldwide fame.