One foot on the platform, the other foot on the train

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

April 19

Alan Price1942: Alan Price, founder of The Animals, is born. That’s Price on keyboards in House of the Rising Sun.

Tommy JamesTiffany1967: Tommy James and the Shondells hit #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 with I Think We’re Alone Now.  Written by Ritchie Cordell, it is the quintessential “bubblegum” song. In 20 years, Tiffany‘s cover will spend two weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Here’s both versions:

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