Friday, October 31, 2014


  • The late Ray Smith ("Rockin' Little Angel") is born in 1934
  • Michelle Phillips of the Mamas & the Papas marries actor Dennis Hopper (it barely lasts a week), 1970
  • Wayne Fontana leaves the Mindbenders, 1965
  • Ed Sullivan sees 50,000 fans cheer the Beatles at London's Heathrow Airport and books them for three appearances on his TV show for early the next year, 1963
  • Joan Baez comes onstage to sing three songs at a New York Bob Dylan concert, 1964
  • Timi Yuro's "Hurt" becomes a hit in the Netherlands, twenty years after it charts in the United States, 1981
  • Elvis Presley's last recording session is held, in the Jungle Room at Graceland, 1976
  • James Brown is arrested in Aiken, Georgia for assaulting his wife, 1995
  • The Everly Brothers record "Ebony Eyes", 1960
  • Bobby Darin records "Irresistible You" in 1961
  • The Flamingos cut "I Only Have Eyes For You", 1958