Category Archives: Popular Music 1950s

‘A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)’ by Marty Robbins peaks at #2 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 3 1957)

(Monday, June 3, 1957)“A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)” by Marty Robbins peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for one week. Continue reading ‘A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)’ by Marty Robbins peaks at #2 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 3 1957)

‘That’ll Be the Day’ single by The Crickets released 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 27 1957)


Video: '1957 HITS ARCHIVE: That’ll Be The Day - Buddy Holly & The Crickets (his #1 version)'

(Monday, May 27, 1957)“That’ll Be the Day” by Buddy Holly and his new band, the Crickets, ranked number 39 on Rolling Stone‘s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time,” was released today by Brunswick Records. Continue reading ‘That’ll Be the Day’ single by The Crickets released 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 27 1957)