Wednesday, July 23, 2014


  • David Essex ("Rock On") is 67
  • Tony Joe White ("Polk Salad Annie") is 71
  • The late Cleveland "Cleve" Duncan, lead singer of the Penguins ("Earth Angel") is born, 1935
  • The late Bert Convy (sang "Black Denim Trousers" with the Cheers before becoming a game show host) is born in 1934
  • Connie Francis is hospitalized in Long Island, New York with "dangerously high blood pressure" after suffering a fall, 2008
  • Paul McCartney becomes engaged to Heather Mills, 2001
  • "James Brown Day" is held in Los Angeles, 1969
  • Badfinger sign with Apple Records as the Iveys, 1968
  • The Sun Records studio in Memphis is designated a national historic landmark, 2003
  • Chess Records releases the first Chuck Berry single, "Maybelline", 1955
  • Neil Young's first recording session is held, in Winnipeg, 1963