Category The 1950’s

Musical Films Of 1956

Musical Films Of 1956

Musical Films Of 1956

As you can see, the choices of Musical Films Of 1956, isn’t enough to actually make up a blog, but I have to do none the less. Had the parents watched more movies and wasn’t so fascinated by watching TV every night, and kept buying 78’s records, we wouldn’t have Rock’N’Roll. So, thank your parents and grandparents, as well as those who made TV available for home use.

I have to text that, had it not be for those parents that thought Rock’N’Roll was bad for their children, I may not be doing this at all. For Rock’N’Roll is what I got into my website in the first place.

However, for these movies, which is on this list, even if our grandparents were watching these movies, it still wouldn’t be remembered, because Hollywood forgot ...

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Green Green The Four Preps

Green Green The Four Preps

Green Green The Four Preps

Why I name this blog Green Green The Four Preps, because “Green Green” is one of they hit songs, and another reason is, it’s my favorite color.

The Four Preps are an American popular music male quartet. In the 1950’s1960’s, and 1970’s, the group amassed eight gold singles as well as three gold albums. Its million-selling signature tunes consisted of 26 Miles (Santa Catalina), Big Man, Lazy Summer Night, and also Down by the Station.

The Four Preps

Origin

Los Angeles, California, USA

Genres

Pop

Years Active

1956 Present.

Labels

Capitol Records.

Members

Bruce Belland.
Bob Duncan.
Michael Redman.
Jim Armstrong.

Past Members

Ed Cobb.
Marv Ingram.
Glen Larson.
Don Clarke.
David Somervil...

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1956 Musical Birth And Death

1956 Musical Birth And Death

1956 Musical Birth And Death

Well it’s another year, for my website and I, which doesn’t surprise you, for you read the title of this blog 1956 Musical Birth And Death. I’m in 1956 and you’re in 2019, and one day, I might catch up with you (or not), however, I believe I’m in a better year for music than you. The object to these blogs is show you in oder, when my favorites performers and singers were born, and do their life stories. However, I’m not fake, I only do my favorite from this list, but you can see who you might like on here as well. Who do I like, well their in blue, and the ones I’m doing on my website is also in bold, so I’m getting ready for my latest bio, So I’ll be back soon.

Births

  • January 1 – Martin Plaza, Australian singer-songwriter and ...
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Gee The Crows

Gee The Crows

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Gee The Crows

The Crows were an American R&B singing group that accomplished commercial success in the 1950s. The group‘s first single and only major hit, Gee, released in June 1953, has actually been credited with being the first rock n roll hit by a rock and roll group. It peaked at position # 14 as well as # 2respectively, on the Billboard magazine pop and also rhythm-and-blues charts in 1954.

The Crows



Background Information



Origin
Harlem, New York, USA

Genres
Rhythm and Blues, doo wop

Years Active
1951 1955.

Labels
Rama.

Past Members
Daniel So...

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The Platters Part Two

The Platters Part Two

The Platters Part Two

By popular demand, it’s The Platters Part Two. I wanted to do this blog next year (in 1956), but I have been ask to bring it out now, so here it is. Seriously, I like to my. blogs on groups and not just just singers. Since this year of 1955, I don’t have anyone that I like born, so why not have have something different, than just move on to the next year. That’s why I’m doing bands that I may have overlooked, and given a chance now.

Changing The Line-Up

The line-up in 1952 consisted of lead vocalist Cornell Gunter, Herb Reed, Alex Hodge, Joe Jefferson, and David Lynch. Before long, Gunter was replaced by tenor Tony Williams.

The band‘s second manager Ram chose to build the group around Williams‘s distinctive as wel...

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Whatever Happen To The Bobbettes?

Whatever Happen To The Bobbettes?

Whatever Happen To The Bobbettes?

You’re probably wondering why a Girl Group like The Bobbettes, that was the very first Girl Group, that was on the R&B, would be talked about more than a footnote on some article. I never heard anything about them on Black History Month (February), nor Women History Month (March). If it wasn’t for my love of Girl Groups, even I wouldn’t know about them. Nothing much is known about them, so I’m doing a second blog to let you know that I’ll be thinking of them a lot. This blog is named Whatever Happen To The Bobbettes?, and I’ll be typing about their deaths.

The first born was Laura Webb (1941–2001), so that’s who I’ll start her first...

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The Platters Part One

The Platters Part One

The Platters Part One

You may not know them now, but in the 1950’s they were the number one group, with over forty top hits, which even today’s top singers couldn’t compete with. The Platters Part One, is more of a dedication to their career than a biography, so I’m doing both.

The Platters


The Platters are an American singing group formed in 1952. They were one of the most successful singing groups of the early Rock’N’Roll age. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the expanding new genre. The act underwent a number of personnel changes, with among one of the most successful incarnations comprising lead tenor Tony Williams, David Lynch, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, as well as Zola Tay...

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Musical Films Of 1955

Musical Films Of 1955

Musical Films Of 1955

Now I’m doing my blog called Musical Films Of 1955, and it would seem that the list is getting shorted than previous years. Their in color, and story wise, their also better, but not enough to keep the movie industry to stay in business for long, with musicals. Walt Disney Lady And The Tramp was a successful film for Walt Disney, but that is what to be expect of Walt Disney’s films. Oklahoma! is another film which you can still find entertaining and people know of and enjoy watching it over and over. However, all the rest on this list are forgotten, and dated for the next generation to watch. The TV networks didn’t have much, but it was on, and you didn’t have go anywhere to see it, or pay for it...

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Mr Lee The Bobbettes

Mr Lee The Bobbettes

Mr Lee The Bobbettes

I wasn’t going to pass up a Girl Group, and with the fact they started in 1955, which I’m going to full with this blog called Mr Lee The Bobbettes, I hope you like them. I got an album with all their recordings, so if you never heard of them, then by the time you read this blog, you will.

The group in 1957.
The Bobbettes were an American R&B girl group who had a 1957 top 10 hit song called Mr. Lee. The group originally existed from 1955 to 1974 and consisted of Jannie Pought (1945 1980), Emma Pought (birthed 1942), Reather Dixon (1945 2014), Laura Webb (19412001), as well as Helen Gathers (1942 2011).




The Bobbettes History



The group, which originally formed in East Harlem, New York, in 1955, was first referred to
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1955 Birth And Death

1955 Birth And Death

1955 Birth And Death

I’m here on a new date and new blog, called 1955 Birth And Death. Now this is surprising to me, for this year, I don’t have anyone that I like. From 1909 to 1954, I have at least one bio and an album of my favorite performer and singer. I’ll have to try something different for this year. Before I post this. blog, I’m going to make sure I have an album for this year, which I do, in fact, I have two from iTunes, but I’m going to rely on my CD’s as well.

Births

  1. January 3 – Helen O’Hara, British rock violinist (Dexys Midnight Runners)
  2. January 4 – Mark Hollis, English rock singer-songwriter (Talk Talk) (d. 2019)
  3. January 8 – Mike Reno, Canadian rock drummer and lead singer (Loverboy and Moxy
  4. January 13
    • Trevor Rabin, rock guitarist and vocalist (...
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