“The Young Hearts – Misty”

The Young Hearts – Misty A timeless song written in 1954 by pianist Erroll Garner. He composed it as an instrumental in the traditional 32-bar formatand recorded it for the album Contrasts (1955). Lyrics were added later by Johnny Burke. It became the signature song of Johnny Mathis, appearing on his 1959 album Heavenly and reaching number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singleschart later that year. […]

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“Louie Louie – The Kingsmen“

In 1962, while playing a gig at the Pypo Club in Seaside, Oregon, then managed by Al Dardis, the band noticed Rockin’ Robin Roberts’s version of “Louie Louie” being played on the jukebox for hours on end. The entire club would get up and dance.Ely convinced the Kingsmen to learn the song, which they played […]

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