Hi! I added the following songs to the jukebox, The Loco-Motion by: Little Eva, Breaking up is hard to do, Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen, Calendar Girl, Oh! Carol by: Neil Sedaka, Chances are, It’s not for me to say, by: Johnny Mathis!
Happy Birthday To Elvis Presley today! Elvis was born on Jan, 8th 1935in Tupelo, Mississippi.
I’m glad to say I was there when he began was on the radio with songs like, Love Me Tender, Don’t be cruel, Teddy Bear,
Jailhouse Rock and saw the movies at the time He was Rocking the Country, What great Rock and Roll Artists and Groupes there were 1950s!
Elvis was born in this house in 1935In Tupelo, Mississippi. built by his father, Vernon Elvis Presley, in preparation for the birth. In November 1948, the family moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis received only a C in music in eighth grade. When his music teacher told him that he had no aptitude for singing, he brought in his guitar the next day and sang a recent hit, “Keep Them Cold Icy Fingers Off Me”, in an effort to prove otherwise.
During his junior year, Elvis Presley began to stand out more among his classmates, largely because of his appearance: he grew his sideburns and styled his hair with rose oil and Vaseline. he competed in Humes’s Annual “Minstrel” show in April 1953. Singing and playing guitar, he opened
with “till I Waltz again with you”, a recent hit for “Teresa Brewer” Presley recalled that the performance did much for his reputation:
“I wasn’t popular in school … I failed music—only thing I ever failed. And then they entered me in this talent show … when I came onstage I heard people kind of rumbling and whispering and so forth, ’cause nobody knew I even sang. It was amazing how popular I became after that. The rest is history as you may know..
On the 41st year of Elvis Presley’s passing, I have fond memories of him in the 1950s. My friends and I thought he was the coolest looking guy with the long sideburns and he wore his collar up and dressed unlike anyone on the scene at the time!
It was amazing to see him perform on the Ed Sullivan show and the girls loved him and the guys wanted to be like him! What great songs he sang like, I’m All Shook up, Don’t be Cruel, Love Me Tender, and more.
It was Elvis that got me more interested in wanting to play a guitar and make music, he woke us up and rocked us with more great music from him early films like, Love Me Tender, Loving You, Jailhouse Rock, King Creole, the list goes on. You can listen to Elvis on the Jukebox There are a number of his great hits there.
Yes Elvis began it all for me and many more at the time! When I think back to there was some great music made then by many great stars like Buddy Holly, and many groups who were rocking back then! Thanks for the great music Elvis!
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I added the following songs to the Jukebox, Silhouttes by The Rays, It’s in His Kiss by Betty Everett, Little Star by The Elegants, Sweet Talking Guy by The Chiffons, Duke Of Earl by Gene Chandler.
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New Songs added to the Jukebox!
Since I don’t have You, by the Skyliners, Oh What a Night by the Dells, Tonite Tonite by the Mello-Kings, Great Balls of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis, Oh Boy by Buddy Holly, Come Softly by The Fleetwoods, Johhny B Goode by Chuck Berry, Sea of of of Love by Phil Phillip, Charlie Brown by the Coasters.
I’ll be adding the number one hits of the 1950’s from Billboard.
Songs that Reached number one by Artist(s)
Single Record labels and Weeks at number one.
January 7, 1950 Gene Autry “Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer”
January 14, 1950 The Andrews Sisters “I Can Dream, Can’t I”
February 11, 1950 The Ames Brothers “Rag Mop”
February 18, 1950 Red Foley “Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy”
March 18, 1950 Teresa Brewer “Music! Music! Music!”
April 15, 1950 Eileen Barton “If I Knew You Were Comin’ I’d’ve Baked a Cake”
National (local); Mercury (nationwide)
April 29, 1950 Anton Karas “The Third Man Theme”
July 15, 1950 Nat King Cole “Mona Lisa”
August 19, 1950 Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers “Goodnight Irene”♪ (1950)
November 18, 1950 Sammy Kaye “Harbor Lights”
December 2, 1950 Phil Harris “The Thing”
December 30, 1950 Patti Page “The Tennessee Waltz”
I’ll be adding more over time.
I added some more great music to the jukesbox from, Dion and the Belmonts, The Shannri-Las, and the Everly Brothers!