1964, The Beatles Christmas Day Concert took place at the Hammersmith Odeon in London. The evening's events opened with The Mike Cotton Sound's performance of Georgie Fame's current single "Yeh Yeh," before singer Michael Haslam joined them to sing "Scarlet Ribbons." Next, The Yardbirds took to the stage followed by a pantomime sketch featuring The Beatles dressed as Antarctic … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – December 25
It’s the wham of Sam, from the musical Bye Bye Birdie. Without Sammy Davis Jr., there wouldn't have been a James Brown or Prince. He was clearly the most talented of the Rat Pack by a mile...could sing circles around Frank and Dino...and had the moves and comedic talents to make him the total entertainment package. He was in a word, a dynamo! Davis was born into a family … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day – “A Lot Of Livin’ To Do” by Sammy Davis, Jr.