1995 – Ronnie White of the Miracles dies at age 57… Read more

1995 – Ronnie White of the Miracles dies at age 57…

1995 – Ronnie White of the Miracles dies at age 57 of leukemia. White wrote the Temptations’ hit “My Girl” with Smokey Robinson. The Miracles racked up 29 top 40 songs including “Love Machine” between 1960 and 1977 and gave the Motown record label its first million-seller with the 1961 hit “Shop Around.”

1995 – Bass player Doug Stegmeyer shot himself dead. He’d worked with many artists including Billy Joel Read more

1995 – Bass player Doug Stegmeyer shot himself dead. He’d worked with many artists including Billy Joel

1995 – Bass player Doug Stegmeyer shot himself dead. He’d worked with many artists including Billy Joel Hall and Oates and The Carpenters. Career Doug Stegmeyer met Russell Javors in high school. At age 15, Javors was performing songs with childhood friend Liberty DeVitto. From then, the boys, along with Howard Emerson, formed the band Topper. […]