This Day September 14 In Music History

@RasmaSandra (46336)
Daytona Beach, Florida
September 14, 2021 5:32pm CST
In 1955 Little Richard recorded "Tutti Frutti" and coined the phrase ‘a-wop-bop-a-loo-bop-a-lop-bam-boom.’ In 1968 Tragedy struck Roy Orbison when his house burnt down in Nashville, Tennessee and both his eldest sons died in the blaze. Orbison was on tour in the UK. The same year The Archies first animated cartoon aired on US TV. The show was a success and the studio group performing their songs were at number one on the UK singles chart with "Sugar Sugar" In 1974 Eric Clapton was at number one with his version of the Bob Marley song "I Shot the Sheriff" The same year Stevie Wonder was at number one on the US album chart with Flulfillingness First Finale The album received three Grammy Awards including Album of the Year In 1996 Peter Andre was at number one on the UK singles chart with "Flava"
Little Richard performs "Tutti Frutti" at the 1995 Concert for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.Looking for more Induction Ceremony and Rock Hall memories from L...
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@Deepizzaguy (54779)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
14 Sep
Thank you for sharing the music history story on this site.
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@RebeccasFarm (43947)
• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
14 Sep
Now I never knew what happened to Roy.
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@RasmaSandra (46336)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
14 Sep
@RebeccasFarm I also did not know that is so sad he had to carry it around all his life, Just wonder the boys were still small where was the wife when all this was going on,
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• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
14 Sep
@RasmaSandra My goodness that is so very sad RIP
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• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
14 Sep
@RasmaSandra Oh dear that poor man RIP all
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@JimBo452020 (57267)
• United Kingdom
15 Sep
Clapton did not do that song justice. He should have shot the deputy too.
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@RasmaSandra (46336)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
15 Sep
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@dgobucks226 (28090)
19 Sep
Nice trivia there! oh rootie, that Daisy can drive you crazy! The Monkees turned down the song "Sugar Sugar." A bad move for them good move for a bunch of session musicians brought in to record that hit!
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@just4him (253495)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
15 Sep
That's so sad about Roy Orbison. I know most of these songs.
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@GreatMartin (20505)
• Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
15 Sep
I didn't know that about Orbison---how sad.
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@jstory07 (110236)
• Roseburg, Oregon
15 Sep
I like Little Richard. He is good in everything that he does.
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