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5 Feb 1972, T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Telegram Sam’, the group’s third UK No.1 which was taken from their album The Slider. The song is also known for bringing the term “main man” into popular culture. https://youtu.be/IRG3ugqY4Ks T. Rex – Telegram Sam Read the full article at The […]

5 Feb 1972, T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Telegram Sam’, the group’s third UK No.1 which was taken from their album The Slider. The song is also known for bringing the term “main man” into popular culture. https://youtu.be/IRG3ugqY4Ks T. Rex – Telegram Sam Read the full article at The […]

22 Jan 1931, born on this day, American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur Sam Cooke who had the 1957 US No.1 & UK No.29 single ‘You Send Me’ and a 1986 UK No.2 single with ‘Wonderful World’, (which was first released in 1960). He began singing as a child and joined The Soul Stirrers before moving […]

11 Dec 1964, Soul singer Sam Cooke was shot dead at the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles, California. Bertha Franklin, manager of the motel, told police that she shot and killed Cooke in self-defence because he had attacked her. Police found Cooke’s body in Franklin’s apartment-office, clad only in a sports jacket and shoes, but […]

CHEVELLE’s SAM LOEFFLER: Keeping A Band Together Is ‘Harder Than A Marriage’ CHEVELLE’s SAM LOEFFLER: Keeping A Band Together Is ‘Harder Than A Marriage’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4326449530707010

5 Feb 1972, T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Telegram Sam’, the group’s third UK No.1 which was taken from their album The Slider. The song is also known for bringing the term “main man” into popular culture. https://youtu.be/IRG3ugqY4Ks T. Rex – Telegram Sam Read the full article at The […]

22 Jan 1931, born on this day, American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur Sam Cooke who had the 1957 US No.1 & UK No.29 single ‘You Send Me’ and a 1986 UK No.2 single with ‘Wonderful World’, (which was first released in 1960). He began singing as a child and joined The Soul Stirrers before moving […]

Soul singer Sam Cooke was shot dead at the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles, California. Bertha Franklin, manager of the motel, told police that she shot and killed Cooke in self-defence because he had attackedSee More her. Police found Cooke’s body in Franklin’s apartment-office, clad only in a sports jacket and shoes, but no shirt, […]


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