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. […]
Who doesn’t remember the very first home automation gadget, “The Clapper.” The Clapper was a sound activated electrical switch that plugged in to a standard outlet, allowing lights, televisions, radios, etc. to be turned on […]
The Flintstones made their television premier in 1960. It was the same year that Miles Laboratories, owners of 1-A-Day vitamins introduced “Chocks”, the first chewable vitamins for kids. It was a good idea, but kids […]
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. […]
Seventeen was the first magazine with a focus on teen readers. Part of the Hearst family of publications, the magazine for teenaged girls had its debut in 1944. The introductory letter from Editor, Helen Valentine […]