Month: December 2016

Mr. Hughes hid in Dylan shoes

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

December 31

nelson11985: Ozzie and Harriet star, teen idol and reimagined country rocker Ricky Nelson is killed along with six others when his charted light aircraft crashes in Texas. He owns the 1958 U.S. #1 Poor Little Fool, 1961 U.K. #2 single Hello Mary Lou plus over 30 U.S. Top 40 hit singles.


Pain was the price you paid

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

December 22

gbybr1973: Elton John begins a two-week run at #1 on the U.K. album chart with Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The LP also has an eight-week run at #1 on the U.S. chart. The album contains the Marilyn Monroe tribute, Candle in the Wind, as well as three successful singles: Bennie and the Jets, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting.