Category: People

  • Happy Birthday, Neil Sedaka!

    If you listened to radio in the early 60’s you couldn’t miss Neil Sedaka and his string of hits: Calendar Girl, Oh Carol (written for Carole King), Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen (written for Annette Funicello), Breaking Up Is Hard To Do and Next Door To An Angel. Neil also had a major hit with 1975’s…

    Continue reading

  • The Ventures finally arrive at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    For years, it gnawed at Don Wilson, this thing with The Ventures being ignored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He took it personally, having co-founded the group in Seattle in 1959 with his friend, Bob Bogle. They were two construction guys who bought $15 guitars at a pawnshop, taught themselves to play…

    Continue reading