1 Hit Wonders 1960s Stay – Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs, 1960 Hey Baby – Bruce Channel, 1961 Pretty Little Angel Eyes – Curtis Lee 1961 The Lion Sleeps Tonight – The Tokens, 1961 Monster […]
What do The Beach Boys, Frank Zappa, Barbra Streisand, Glen Campbell, and Joe Cocker have in common?
Few, if any musicians have played over 10,000 sessions while remaining virtually anonymous. But such was the case with Carol Kaye, born to professional musicians Clyde and Dot Smith, March 24, 1935 in Everett, Washington. […]
The Unknown Comic With a paper grocery sack over his head, The Unknown Comic entertained audiences on stage and TV throughout the 70s. And while this author found him to be one of the most […]
Transistor Radios Just imagine a radio that would fit in your pocket! That was big news in the mid 1950s. Heavy, bulky “tube” radios were being replaced by radios that used transistor-based circuitry. Transistor Radio’s […]
It’s funny how things turn out in music industry. Originally intended as a throwaway B-Side, the group Steam ended up with a number one hit with “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Good-Bye” in 1969. […]