Saluting Willie Winfield of The Harptones

We were all saddened by the loss of the legendary WILLIE WINFIELD of the HARPTONES this past Tuesday at 6pm. Please join BOBBY JAY THIS SUNDAY AT 7pm ET/4pm PT as he SALUTES THE LIFE AND CAREER of his dear, dear friend WILLIE WINFIELD on www.BossJockRadio.com. This is an EXCLUSIVE & “THE” ULTIMATE TRIBUTE! If…

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Elementor #3216

The Story of “The BeatMakers”     Musical Memories With Don Hurley On October 19, 1961 one of the finest super groups ever played a concert for one night only at The Litherton Town Hall in Liverpool, England. The Beatles, comprised of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Pete Best (prior to Ringo Starr)…

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Paul Anka – from ‘Diana’ to stardom!

In between all the teen idols that came and went during the late 1950s into the 60s, there were few that had lasting power – enter PAUL ANKA. Just age fifteen in 1957 when he landed on the scene, scoring his first hit “Diana,” and in rapid fire succession, “Put Your Head On My Shoulder,”…

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Hushabye – book chronicles The Mystics

One of the most fondly recalled songs of the late 1950s, was “Hushabye,” and the group that crooned that one single word, was THE MYSTICS a vocal group that hailed from Brooklyn NY. Group member Al Contrara, has written a poignant book which tells the tale of this quartet, entitled “Hushabye: The Mystics, the Music…

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Dick Clark ‘Caravan Of Stars’ 1959

All aboard the bus!  On July 29,1959 the initial Dick Clark’s “Caravan Of Stars” 49 day tour took to the open road. On board were Duane Eddy, The Coasters, Bobby Rydell, The Skyliners, Jimmy Clanton, Annette Funicello, The Drifters, La Verne Baker and more…. plus two teenagers from Frackville PA.,  Joe and Frank Jordan -THE…

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1971: Lee Michaels asks the musical question?

It was fifty years ago this week, on July 31,1971, when LEE MICHAELS released his mega hit, in which he popped the question, “Do You Know What I Mean.” The fledging vocalist / keyboardist, had signed to A&M Records in 1967, releasing four albums before his next, aptly titled “5th,”which spawned his first top 10…

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