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"


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

30 octubre 2012



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




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)

29 octubre 2012


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


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).


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


28 octubre 2012

Big Mama Thornton

Gene Vincent


Elvis and his cousin


Johnny Burnette


Roy Orbison's passport

Pontiac 1957

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


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