The Basques are an ancient culture of people who live in the western Pyrenees Mountains in modern day Spain and France. Although this lullaby was collected from Basque people in New Mexico init is sung in Castilian Spanish, rather than the original Basque language. This tune makes for a wonderful Christmas carol when sung as a lullaby for the baby Jesus.
Have You Heard the News Here are current stories about Oldies Artists in the News: The Maherrin, Virginia native was Winners will be inducted June 13 in New York City. Freddie Hart, whose country crossover, Easy Loving" went to 17 on the pop charts indied Satursday October 27 in Burbank, California at the age of The Queens, New York native was believed to be Dominick and his brother Frank originally sang in a doo-wop group called the Dialtones to little success before forming a quintet in called the Encores and recording with the same production team as the Tokens.
However, when Laurie Records picked up the master for their first tune, they re-named the group Randy and the Rainbows and Dominick was re-named as well. That song, "Denise" went to 10 but was their only top 40 hit.
Randy was reportedly asked to join the Four Seasons by Frankie Valli when Nick Massi left the group, but turned down the offer out of loyalty for his brother and the rest of the group. This after the Ann Arbor School District and local officials did not agree on a location there.
Bernadette Carroll, best remembered for her tune, "Party Girl" 47died Friday October 5 at her home in Florida at the age of 74 following a brief battle with cancer.
Bernadette started her career with the Starlets, a group that later became the Angels, In fact, she was an uncredited fourth voice on the Angels' 1 hit, "My Boyfriend's Back. Geoff won a Grammy award for his work on "Abbey Riad", "Sgt.
Crickets drummer Jerry Allison had asked Buddy to change the name of his song "Cindy Lou" because he wanted to impress Peggy, who he later married they divorced in He recorded more than 1, songs in seven different languages and performed in 94 countries. Jefferson Airplane vocalist, guitarist and co-founder Marty Balin, who wrote and sang "Miracles" with its off-shoot, Starship and had a top ten hit as a solo artist with "Hearts"died Thusday September 27 at the age of He had undergone open heart surery two years ago in New York.
Marty played on such Airplane hits as "Somebody To Love" and "White Rabbit" before leaving the band inthough he re-joined the group in under it's newer name on tunes like With Your Love" and "Count On Me" Mark was in good hands, though.
His cardiologist once played guitar in a band that opened for the Raiders in Allman Brothers Band guitarist and vocalist Dickey Betts fell and struck his head at his Sarasota, Florida home and underwent successful brain surgery September 21 to relieve swelling.
The fall may have been the result of a stroke the 74 year-old suffered in August.
Don McGuire, the last surviving member of the Hilltoppers of "P. I Love You" fame died Friday September 7 at his Hazard, Kentucky home at the age of 87, after what was described as a "short illness". The group, named after the school team of Western Kentucky State College, where they were students, were inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in The Associated Press delivers in-depth coverage on today's Big Story including top stories, international, politics, lifestyle, business, entertainment, and more.
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