Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 31st – Adventures of Sherlock Holmes published – “Hound Dog”

In 1892, The Adventures of #SherlockHolmes was published.  As a homage to the most famous story here is #Elvis with Hound Dog (of the Baskervilles).  #singing;#feelgood Hound Dog You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog cryin’ all the time. You

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October 30th – Orson Welles scares nation – “War of the Worlds”

In 1938, #OrsonWelles terrified America with a radio broadcast of #WarOfTheWorlds.  Here is some music from the #JeffWayne musical – you can’t sing the words, but you can hum the tune!.  #singing;#feelgood http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSifCF8k27A The Eve Of The War Journalist: No

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October 29th – Sir Walter Raleigh executed – “Food Glorious Food”

In 1618, #SirWalterRaleigh, the discoverer of the potato was executed.  Here is a song to celebrate that wonderful foodstuff.  #singing;#feelgood Food Glorious Food Is it worth the waiting for, If we live till eighty-four All we ever get is gruel,

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October 28th – Statue of Liberty dedicated – “Feelin’ Groovy”

In 1886, the #StatueOfLiberty was dedicated.  Here is a song from #SimonAndGarfunkel set in #NewYork.  #singing;#feelgood 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) Slow down, you move too fast. You got to make the morning last. Just kicking down the cobble

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October 27th – Jesus Christ Superstar opens – “Superstar”

In 1970, the premiere of one of the greatest rock operas ever, #JesusChristSuperstar by #AndrewLloydWebber and #TimRice took place .  #singing;#feelgood Superstar Every time I look at you I don’t understand Why you let the things you did get so

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October 26th – Whitney Houston – “Saving all my love for you”

In 1985, #WhitneyHouston had her first No.1. hit with Saving all my love for you.  #singing;#feelgood Saving all my love for you A few stolen moments is all that we share You’ve got your family, and they need you there

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October 25th – Pablo Picasso born – “Spanish Eyes”

In 1881, #Picasso was born.  Here is a Spanish song for a Spanish artist.  #singing;#feelgood Spanish Eyes Blue Spanish eyes Teardrops are falling from your Spanish eyes Please, please don’t cry This is just adios and not goodbye Soon I’ll

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October 24th – Liz Taylor gets a giant rock – “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”

In 1969, #RichardBurton bought #ElizabethTaylor and 69-carat #Cartier diamond ring costing $1.5m #MarilynMonroe sings!#singing;#feelgood Diamonds are a girl’s best friend The French are glad to die for love. They delight in fighting duels. But I prefer a man who lives

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October 23rd – Chicago – “If you leave me now”

In 1976, #Chicago had their first No. 1 hit with If you leave me now.  #singing;#feelgood If you leave me now If you leave me now, you’ll take away the biggest part of me No baby please don’t go If

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October 22nd – First parachutist jumps – “Jump”

In 1797, the first #parachutist jumped from a hot air balloon 3,200 above #Paris.  Here is #VanHalen with #Jump.  #singing;#feelgood Jump I get up, and nothing gets me down. You got it tough. I’ve seen the toughest around. And I

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