FEBRUARY 2: The Daily Flashback

February 2nd, 2018, 10:00 am by Greg

1940: Frank Sinatra made his singing debut with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in Indianapolis.
1959: Buddy Holly’s played his last performance in Clear Lake, Iowa.
1973: “Midnight Special” rock music show debuted on NBC-TV.
1976: Phil Collins took over as the lead vocalist for Genesis after Peter Gabriel left.

BIRTHDAYS
1875: Fritz Kreisler
1901: Jascha Heifetz
1927: Stan Getz
1937: Tommy Smothers
1942: Graham Nash
1951: Alphonso Johnson
1963: Eva Cassidy
1977: Shakira

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DEATHS
1979: John Simon Ritchie (aka Sid Vicious)
1996: Gene Kelly
2003: Lou Harrison
2007: Eric von Schmidt