1937 – Dave Prater (Sam and Dave) is born this day in rock history! Samuel David Moore (born October 12, 1935, Miami, Florida) and Dave Prater (May 9, 1937, Ocilla, Georgia – April 9, 1988, Sycamore, Georgia) were American Soul and Rhythm & Blues (R&B) singers who were members of the soul vocal duo Sam […]
1937 – The Hindenburg airship crashes in Lakehurst, N.J., killing 36 people. A photograph of the disaster is later used as the cover art for Led Zeppelin’s first album. Led Zeppelin is the eponymous debut album of English hard rock band, Led Zeppelin. It was recorded in October 1968 at Olympic Studios in London and […]
1937 – Born on this day, Johnnie Taylor, US soul singer, (1976 US No.1 UK No.25 single ‘Disco Lady’). Died of a heart attack in a Texas hospital on 31st May 2000, shortly after his 62nd birthday.
1937 – Frankie Valli (Frank Castelluccio) is born in Newark, N.J. His two No. 1 songs are the title songs from the film “Grease” and “My Eyes Adored You.”