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Published Date: 8/18/2014
Singer-songwriter Scott McKenzie captured the gentle, hopeful air of the 1960s youth culture with his hit song "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" in 1967. We remember McKenzie's life today as well as the lives of other notable people who died this...
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Published Date: 8/15/2014
Actor Ed Nelson has died at 85. Fans around the world are remembering his work, including his portrayal of Dr. Michael Rossi on the nighttime TV soap opera "Peyton Place." View and sign his Guest Book, then read what people are saying about him around the Web.
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Published Date: 8/15/2014
In August 1969, 400,000 people were in attendance at Woodstock, the outdoor concert to beat all, with some of the most fascinating personalities of all time assembled on one stage. Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jerry Garcia, Richie Havens, Keith Moon... Which Woodstock...
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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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