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TOM PETTY’S DEATH BEING INVESTIGATED

Tom Petty‘s death is being investigated by the Los Angeles County coroner’s department. Petty died suddenly on Monday night (October 2nd) at UCLA Medical Center, one day after suffering cardiac arrest at his Malibu home. The Associated Press reported: “Department spokesman Ed Winter says an autopsy was conducted Tuesday but that further examination is needed […]

FLASHBACK: ANDY KIM’S ‘ROCK ME GENTLY’ HITS NUMBER ONE

It was 43 years ago today (September 28th, 1974) that Andy Kim‘s “Rock Me Gently” hit Number One on the Billboard Hot 100. Kim was born Andrew Joachim of Lebanese descent in Montreal, Canada in 1946. He moved to New York City at the age of 16 and eventually hooked up with the legendary songwriting […]

Latest orchestral Elvis Presley collection – and more – coming in October

Elvis Presley fans are gearing up for a busy October with three new releases covering different aspects of his incredible career. The most high profile collection isChristmas With Elvis And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, which will be released on October 6th — with a deluxe edition coming on November 24th. The set, which follows the […]

On this day in history (8/28)

1907, the United Parcel Service was founded in Seattle as the American Messenger Company. 1917, Comic book legend Jack “King” Kirby (he created Captain America, the Fantastic Four, and the X-Men, among many others) is born. He dies in 1994. 1922, the first radio commercial aired on WEAF in New York City. The 10-minute advertisement was for the Queensboro […]