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JAY TRAYNOR JANUARY 2, 2014

Jay-TraynorJAY TRAYNOR ORIGINAL LEAD SINGER OF JAY AND THE AMERICANS WHO’S HIT RECORDING OF “SHE CRIED” BECAME THE FIRST HIT FOR THE GROUP IN 1962, CHARTING AT #5 ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100. HE WAS ALSO A LEAD VOCALIST OF THE MYSTICS, ON TUNES SUCH AS “WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER”, “OVER THE RAINBOW” AND “BLUE STAR”.

HE ALSO TOURED WITH JAY SIEGEL’S TOKENS. JAY PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 2, 2014 AT THE AGE OF 69. OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS GO OUT TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS AT THEIR TIME OF MOURNING.jayamericans3

PHIL EVERLY JANUARY 3, 2014

IT IS SAD TO REPORT THAT PHIL EVERLY HAS PASSED AWAY ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014 AT THE AGE OF 74. PHIL WAS BORN ON JANUARY 19, 1939 IN CHICAGO, ILLNOIS. HE AND BROTHER DON EVERLY BECAME THE GREATEST DUO OF THE ROCK ERA. THEY CHARTED 50 HIT RECORDINGS ON THE BILLBOARD POP CHARTS BETWEEN 1957 AND 1968. PHIL BEGAN SINGING AT THE AGE OF 6, HIS BROTHER DON AT THE AGE OF 8 IN THEIR PARENTS BAND. THEY RECORDED FOR COLUMBIA RECORDS IN 1956 AND THEN SIGNED TO ARCHIE BLEYER’S, CADENCE RECORDS IN 1957. THEIR FIRST HIT RECORD WAS “BYE BYE LOVE” IN 1957 A #2 POP HIT AND A #1 COUNTRY HIT IN THE USA. THE EVERLY BROTHERS WERE INDUCTED INTO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME IN 1986.

PLEASE SEE OTHER POSTS ON THE EVERLY BROTHERS ALONG WITH A JUKEBOX OF SOME OF THEIR BIGGEST HITS.

WE SEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS TO THE EVERLY FAMILY. THAT WONDERFUL VOICE IS NOW A PART OF THE HEAVENLY CHOIR.1d39cf7a-16b3-3c48-ba48-d8525ff567dd12bf3145-c70b-3f1b-aa1d-4dfa48382e84323-1-im-Cover-7750Phil-Everly-One-Half-of-the-Everly-Brothers-Dies-Aged-74-413516-2The+Everly+Brothers+4

JIMMY CLANTON…”LIVE INTERVIEW”

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“MERRY CHRISTMAS”

Christmas-Tree-animated-Christmas-2008-christmas-2760885-440-330 (1)WISHING ALL OF MY READERS A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR….THANKS FOR READING MY POSTS AND FOR LISTENING TO MY RADIO SHOW ON www.oldiesplus.net .  YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS FROM THE 50S – 60S AND MORE… ARE HERE ON MY WEBPAGE AND ON MY RADIO SHOWS….

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE (JOE T)

ANSWERS TO “FABULOUS FLIPS” QUIZ

HERE ARE THE ANSWERS TO THE “FABULOUS FLIPS” QUIZ.

1…DIANA..PAUL ANKA #1 HITblog

2…BOBBY SOX TO STOCKINGS..FRANKIE AVALON #8 HIT

3…I GET AROUND..BEACH BOYS #1 HITimages (5)

4…EIGHT DAYS A WEEK..THE BEATLES #1 HIT

5…SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN..CHUCK BERRY #2 HIT

6…LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND..PAT BOONE #1 HIT

7…BLESSED IS THE RAIN..BROOKLYN BRIDGE FEATURING JOHNNY MAESTRO #45 HIT

8…THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER..THE BROWNS #5 HIT

9…I CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU..RAY CHARLES #1 HIT

10.MY OWN TRUE LOVE..JIMMY CLANTON #33 HIT

11.YAKETY YAK..THE COASTERS #1 HIT

12.CATCH A FALLING STAR..PERRY COMO #1 HIT

13.ROCKIN’ ROBBIN..BOBBY DAY #2 HIT

14.DREAM LOVER..BOBBY DARIN #2 HIT

15.WHERE OR WHEN..DION AND THE BELMONTS #3 HIT

16.BLUEBERRY HILL..FATS DOMINO #2 HIT

17. FORTY MILES OF BAD ROAD..DUANE EDDY #9 HIT

18.WAKE UP LITTLE SUSIE..EVERLY BROTHERS #1 HIT

19.THAT’LL BE THE DAY..THE CRICKETS #1 HIT

20.EL MATADOR..KINGSTON TRIO #32 HIT

21.POOR LITTLE FOOL..RICKY NELSON #1 HIT

22.CRYING..ROY ORBISON #2 HIT

23.BURNING LOVE..ELVIS PRESLEY #2 HIT

24.VOLARE..BOBBY RYDELL #4 HIT

25.IT’S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE..CONWAY TWITTY #1 HIT

HOPE YOU DID WELL ON THE QUIZ

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE (JOE T)