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DIANA ROSS PLAYS FINAL CONCERT WITH THE SUPREMES

It was 49 years ago tonight (January 14th, 1970) that Diana Ross gave her final performance as a member of the Supremes. The show took place at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas, and it was released the following April as the double-live album called Farewell. The show itself was emotional for all the Supremes, which at that time […]

GLENN FREY’S WIDOW BATTLING DOCTOR FOR $12 MIL IN WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT

The widow of late-Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey is seeking $12 million from the doctor she blames for her husband’s death. Friday (January 18th) will mark the third anniversary of Frey’s death at age 67 in New York City due to complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis and Pneumonia. Frey’s widow and the mother of his three children, Cindy […]

ELVIS: ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

It was 50 years ago Sunday (January 13th, 1969) that Elvis Presley began his second most famous recording sessions. On the heels of his triumphant 1968 NBC “comeback special” he entered American Studios in Memphis to leave behind the artistic malaise that permeated most of his ’60s soundtrack work. Alongside his 1953 to 1955 Sun Records recordings, […]

THE WHO PLANNING NEW ALBUM AND TOUR FOR 2019

The Who are planning to tour once again in 2019 — and are currently plotting their first new studio album in 13 years. Best Classic Bands reported the band’s longtime manager Bill Curbishley appeared on BBC Radio and updated fans to what they can expect in the coming year, explaining, “We’re gonna do an album . . . Pete (Townshend)’s written some really great […]

This Day in History! (11/05/18)

1911 Actor-musician Roy Rogers is born. He dies in 1998. 1911, Calbraith P. Rodgers arrived in Pasadena, California, completing the first transcontinental airplane trip in 49 days. 1913 Actress Vivien Leigh (Gone With The Wind, A Streetcar Named Desire) is born. She dies in 1967. 1935, the Parker Brothers launched the game “Monopoly.” 1940, Franklin D. Roosevelt was re-elected president for an unprecedented third term. 1946, […]

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