Read some of my experiences with Barbershop
. 1682 ~ Jean-Joseph Mouret, French composer
. 1819 ~ Sir Charles Halle, German-born British pianist and conductor He settled in Manchester after being driven to England by the 1848 Revolution and in 1858 founded the famous Halle Orchestra.
. 1889 ~ Nick LaRocca, American jazz cornetist and composer (Tiger Rag)
. 1916 ~ Alberto Ginastera, Argentinian composer
. 1932 ~ Joel Grey, Entertainer
. 1938 ~ Kurt Moll, German bass
. 1938 ~ O.C. Cash founded SPEBSQS (The Society for the Preservation of Barbershop-Quartet Singing)
. 1956 ~ Elvis Presley reached the top spot on the Billboard music chart with his first double-sided hit. The disk featured Heartbreak Hotel and I Was the One. The RCA Victor record stayed at number one for eight weeks. Elvis also made the country and R&B charts, as well.
. 1961 ~ Bob Dylan made his professional singing debut in Greenwich Village’s Gerde’s Folk City. He sang Blowin’ in the Wind.
. 1970 ~ Beatles’ “Let It Be” single went #1 & stayed #1 for 2 weeks
. 2006 ~ June Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters) died at the age of 52
. 2017 ~ J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J. Geils Band), died at the age of 71