101 Gold’s Posts
101 Gold’s Posts
Coming on November 12th will be the digital download of two new Christmas songs by Heart. “Please Come Home for Christmas” is a duet between Ann Wilson and Aaron Neville and “All Through The Night” is a new take on the Welsh folk carol sung by Nancy Wilson, featuring backing vocals by Richard Marx. Both tracks were produced by 19-time Grammy Award winning musician and producer Emilio Estefan, the husband of singer, Gloria Estafan.
Listen for the replay to win a family fun four pack of tickets to the Mesilla Valley Maze open through this weekend! And it’s the Pecan Festival and Rootin’ Tootin’ Rib Cook off happening at 3855 W. Picacho.
The 101 number one song of the day was one of those “B” side records that disc jockeys preferred to the side that was supposed to be the hit. The “A” side was a Neil Diamond composition called the “Boat that I Row” and both sides were sung by the girl dubbed, “The Scottish Brenda Lee.”
Her name is Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie whose stage name was suggested by her manager but only after hours of rejecting many different choices. Finally out of frustration, she was about to give up with the words, “I’ll tell you one thing, she’s a real lulu of a kid.” It stuck and on October 25, 1967 she owned the number one song in America – which was the title song to a hit movie starring Sydney Poitier in which she appeared “To Sir with Love”
Janis Joplin will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, according to Vintage Vinyl News. The ceremony will take place on November 4th at 11:30 a.m. PST, with Kris Kristofferson — who wrote “Me And Bobby McGee,” record label exec Clive Davis — who signed Joplin along with Big Brother & The Holding Company to Columbia Records, and Joplin’s siblings, Michael and Laura, on-hand to speak and perform in Joplin’s honor. Janis Joplin’s star will be placed at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard.
An Atlanta cheerleader broke a Guinness World Record during a football game by performing 44 consecutive back handsprings. 16-year-old Mikayla Clark performed the feat during her high school’s homecoming game. She broke the previous record of 36 consecutive handsprings.
Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company have announced a new flavor called “Scotchy Scotch Scotch” inspired by the Will Ferrell comedy Anchorman. According to a press release, “The flavor is a creamy concoction of butterscotch ice cream with ribbons of butterscotch swirl.” Ron Burgundy reacted to the honor saying, “Scotchy, Scotch, Scotch is a delicious ice cream and I hope Ben and Jerry consider my other suggestions…Malt liquor marshmallow, well liquor bourbon peanut butter, and cheap white wine sherbet.” Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues will be released on December 20th.