Dootone Promotes The Cufflinx’ “Guided Missiles” December 29, 1956

Dootone Records was busy promoting the breakout single “Guided Missiles” by The Cufflinx on this day…

The Strangers Hit The Studio To Record Classic “My Friends”

R&B group The Strangers entered the recording studio today (December 28, 1953) and recorded their best…

Chuck Berry Charged With Violating The Mann Act Today

R&B legend Chuck Berry was charged with violating The Mann Act today (December 23, 1959), for…

WJZ-TV Announces Buddy Deane Show Off The Air in January

Today (December 21, 1963,) Baltimore TV station WJZ-TV announced in Billboard magazine that they were cancelling…

The Clovers – One Mint Julep

The Clovers hit the studio today (December 17, 1951) to record their R&B classic, One Mint…

Billy Paul: The Devil and Mrs. Jones

Today (December 16, 1972) R&B singer Billy Paul’s seminal hit record “Me and Mrs. Jones” was…

Otis Blackwell To Be Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced it’s 2010 inductees yesterday (December 15, 2009) and…

Aretha Franklin Tapped For 41st Annual Jazz Fest

By Gentle Jones The New Orleans Jazz Fest has announced the 2010 line up today (December…