Friday, March 27, 2015


  • The late Sarah Vaughan ("Broken-Hearted Melody") is born in 1924
  • Eric Clapton marries George Harrison's ex-wife, Pattie "Layla" Boyd (yes, he wrote the song for her) in Tucson, Arizona (it lasts nine years), 1979
  • Jeff Beck joins the Yardbirds as a replacement for Eric Clapton, 1965
  • Grand Funk fire their manager, Terry Knight, 1972
  • John Lennon's boyhood home in Liverpool is opened to the public, 2003
  • Diana Ross (in "Lady Sings The Blues") loses the Best Actress Academy Award to Liza Minnelli (in "Cabaret"), 1973
  • "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)" from the movie "The Man Who Knew Too Much" wins the Academy Award for Best Original Song, 1957
  • Roy Orbison guest stars on an episode of CBS-TV's "The Dukes Of Hazard", 1981
  • Sonny Bono guests on CBS-TV's "Murder, She Wrote", 1988
  • Dionne Warwick is "fired" by Donald Trump on his "Celebrity Apprentice" TV program on NBC, 2011
  • The Young Rascals record "Groovin'" in 1967