Category Archives: Popular Music 1950s

‘March from the River Kwai and Colonel Bogey’ by Mitch Miller peaks at #20 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 3 1958)

(Monday, February 3, 1958)“March from the River Kwai and Colonel Bogey” by Mitch Miller & his Orchestra peaked at #20 on today’s Billboard Most Played by Jockeys chart for one week. Continue reading ‘March from the River Kwai and Colonel Bogey’ by Mitch Miller peaks at #20 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 3 1958)

Buddy Holly performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 26 1958)


Video: 'Buddy Holly Oh Boy Ed Sullivan'

(Sunday, January 26, 1958, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Buddy Holly and the Crickets performed “Oh Boy” on tonight’s edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Buddy Holly performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 26 1958)

‘Maybe Baby’/’Tell Me How’ by The Crickets released 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 23 1958)


Video: 'Maybe Baby'

(Thursday, January 23, 1958)“Maybe Baby”/”Tell Me How” by (Buddy Holly and) The Crickets was released today by Brunswick Records, the third single from the band’s album The “Chirping” Crickets. Continue reading ‘Maybe Baby’/’Tell Me How’ by The Crickets released 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 23 1958)