Saturday, January 30, 2010

The Week That Was: Birthdays & History

January 24
Aaron Neville

Neil Diamond

(I always loved the melody of this tune)

January 25
Etta James

(Get well soon...)

January 26
Eartha Kitt

Huey "Piano" Smith

(Used in the ending credits of Snatch)

January 27
Elmore James

Bobby "Blue" Bland

Kate Wolf

January 28
Elvis makes debut on national TV on The Dorsey Show

Roy Eldridge

Ruth Brown

January 30
Rooftop Concert for Let It Be marks the Beatles last public performance as a group.