31 octubre 2012

Happy Birthday Ray Smith!






Rockin' Little Angel





Little Miss Blue

October 31, 1952 - When his original guitarist has a stroke just before a New Year's Eve gig, popular St. Louis boogie-woogie pianist Johnnie Johnson hires for his group The Sir John's Trio a 26-year old hairdresser named Chuck Berry







Happy Birthday Anita Kerr! - Bob Moore, Chet Atkins, Louis Nunley, Gil Wright, Anita Kerr, Willie Ackerman, Floyd Cramer (Kittra Moore Collection)



The Meralta Theater - Downey, California 1953


October 31, 1957


October 31, 1958 - The Flamingos record "I Only Have Eyes For You"








Halloween


Baby Its Cold Outside - Bing Crosby & Doris Day




Buddy Holly with friends


Halloween Party at Sy Devore´s in Beverly Hills,CA. Oct. 31,1957


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Textron


Rock·Ola


Johnny Powers






Wanda and Faron Young with Bryan Bisney producer of the Ozark Jubilee backstage at the Jewell Theatre in Springfield, MO.







Bill Carter






Cash and family


1955



1950´s


Jumpy


Jerry Lee Lewis




Games People Play






The Teddy Bears ~ To Know Him Is To Love Him





October 1958 Elvis attending a Holiday On Ice performance in Frankfurt - Germany





Sarah Vaughan - All The Things You Are (1956)




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1957


October 29, 1956 - There was filmed a new ending for Love Me Tender at the Junco Studio. The new scene had a ghostly image hovering over the mourners walking away from the grave. (photo; at Junco Studio)


Eddy Arnold, Minnie Pearl, Tex Ritter and Roy Acuff show a little leg (Owen Bradley´s "Quonset Hut" Collection)


Ella and Louis


Monroe


Louis Armstrong


I Ain´t Got No Body




The Mills Brothers - I Ain´t Got Nobody



October 29, 1957 : Bobby Helms waxes the Christmas single "Jingle Bell Rock"/"Captain Santa Claus" (Decca 30513, November). It peaks at # 6 (pop) and will chart again in December 1958, 1960, 1961 and 1962. Personnel : Harold Bradley, Grady Martin, Hank Garland, Ray Edenton (guitars) ; Bob Moore (bass) ; Owen Bradley (piano) ; Buddy Harman (drums) ; The Anita Kerr Singers (vocal chorus). Produced by Paul Cohen at Bradley Studio in Nashville.




October 29, 1956 : In Chicago Chuck Berry waxes "Havana Moon", which will be released on Chess 1645 in December, coupled with "You Can't Catch Me" from a December 1955 session. Personnel : Chuck Berry (vocals / guitar) ; Jimmy Rogers (guitar) ; Willie Dixon (bass).




Parking


Elvis in Concert ♫♪ October 29th 1957 in LA





October 29, 1955


Royal Crown Cola


Marlon Brando - 2 years old


October 29, 1957 - Buddy Holly Hotel Receipt. An unsigned receipt made out to Buddy Holly from the Hotel Palliser in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Buddy had performed a concert in Moscow, Idaho


Jimmyy Donley, Fats Domino and Pee Wee Maddux


Superior


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Big Mama Thornton


Gene Vincent


Monroe


Elvis and his cousin


1950´s


Johnny Burnette


1950´s


Roy Orbison's passport


Pontiac 1957


There's No Other Like My Baby ~ The Crystals (1961)





1958




Phil Spector in 1958






Sam Cooke in 1959 at the RCA Studio










You Are Always On My Mind




Teddy Wilburn, Sonny James, Johnny Cash and Doyle, with fans colleagues, circa 1958






Harley Davidson