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Published Date: 7/26/2014
Mary Wells helped define the sound of Motown in the early 1960s and then took that sound to the UK, opening for the Beatles. Her powerful vocals propelled hits like "Two Lovers," "You Beat Me to the Punch" and her signature song "My Guy" and helped to break down...
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Published Date: 7/25/2014
Charlie Rich, aka "The Silver Fox," won two Grammy awards for his 1973 hit "The Most Beautiful Girl" and a string of chart-topping hits followed. It was a long road to success for Rich, who started out as a Sun Records session musician in the 1960s for the likes of...
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Published Date: 7/19/2014
Country music legend Lefty Frizzell helped bring honky tonk music to mainstream audiences in the 1950s and 1960s. His hits "Long Black Veil," "Saginaw, Michigan" and "If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time" helped propel him to the heights of country music. He was a...
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Published Date: 7/14/2014
Singer and actress Meredith MacRae was a popular fixture in film and television throughout the 1960s on programs like "My Three Sons" and "Petticoat Junction." She also starred in "Bikini Beach," from American International Pictures beloved "Beach Party" film series....
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Published Date: 7/9/2014
Lee Hazlewood, born July 9, 1929, wrote and sang some of the coolest hits of the 1950s and '60s, working with Duane Eddy, Nancy Sinatra and more. As we remember the maverick songwriter on what would have been his 85th birthday, we're playing some of his songs. Which...
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Published Date: 7/3/2014
In some ways, singer Jim Morrison, who died 43 years ago, July 3, 1971, is still very much alive. Revered by fans as a rebel rocker, the charismatic frontman for the Doors was known...
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