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Thursday, October 15, 2015
October 4 1966 Bobby Received Gold Record for SUNNY
#This week in rock history —Bobby Hebb
received a Gold record for his hit, “Sunny,” on Oct. 4, 1966. Hebb
wrote the song the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on
Nov. 22, 1963. …Paul Evans, 21, charted for the first
time on Oct. 5, 1959, with a novelty song called “Seven Little Girls.”
,,, “Bob Horn’s Bandstand” debuted on WFIL-TV in Philadelphia on Oct. 7,
1952. Less than four years later, the show would be hosted by Dick Clark and became the most influential music program in rock history.
#Jerry Lee Lewis
recorded his biggest hit, “Great Balls of Fire,” as a follow-up to his
million seller “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” on Oct. 8, 1957. … Ray Charles, of Albany, had a smash with “Hit The Road Jack.” It became his second song to top the charts on Oct. 9, 1961. … Larry Verne’s
novelty song “Mr. Custer” was the No. 1 single on Oct 10, 1960. The
record told a story about a U.S. cavalry trooper who tried to avoid
fighting the Sioux Indians at Little Big Horn in 1876.
#Barry Levine is an entertainment writer for The Albany Herald. He can be reached at email@example.com.