February 1 Music Memories

We begin a new month with memories of February 1 birthdays (five of them) and events (four Top 10 songs were recorded).

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February 1 Birthdays

1934 – Bob Shane (Kingston Trio) was born
1937 – Don Everly (Everly Brothers) was born
1937 – Ray Sawyer (singer with Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show) was born
1951 – Fran Christina (drummer with The Fabulous Thunderbirds) was born … yes, I know he should have been last but I wanted the next guy to finish this medley because … well, just because. 🙂
1950 – Mike Campbell (lead guitar with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) was born

What Happened on February 1?

1958 – Elvis Presley recorded a #2 hit
1966 – The Young Rascals recorded their first #1 hit
1966 – Neil Diamond recorded a #6 hit
1967 – Frank and Nancy Sinatra recorded a #1 duet

Comments (2)

  1. Nancy Garbati

    What a great mix, thanks. <3

    Reply
    1. Ray (Post author)

      Thanks, Nancy 🙂 I promise February is going to a month of outstanding music!

      Reply

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