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March 31, 1958

March 31, 2017 // 3 Comments

On this day in 1958, Chuck Berry released the single, ‘Johnny B. Goode’. Written by Berry in 1955, it is somewhat of an autobiographical song. Berry was first [...]

January 1, 1958

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On this day in 1960, Johnny Cash played the first of his jailhouse shows when he performed at San Quentin prison in San Rafael, California.  Among those in the captive [...]

August 21, 1983

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Today in 1983, Johnny Ramone underwent emergency brain surgery. The Ramones guitarist got into a fight with Seth Macklin of Sub Zero Construction in front of his apartment in [...]

March 1, 1968

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Today in 1968, Johnny Cash and June Carter were married in Franklin, Ky. Cash proposed to Carter in 1968 during a live performance in London, [...]

March 31, 1958

March 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

Today in 1958, Chuck Berry’s rock-n-roll classic, ‘Johnny B. Goode’, was released. The song entered the U.S. charts six weeks later and peaked at No. 8. [...]

October 5, 1965

October 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Today in 1965, Johnny Cash was arrested in El Paso, Texas. Cash, who was returning from a trip to Juarez, Mexico, was caught with hundreds of pep pills and tranquilizers in [...]
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