Hello from Rochester NY:
Did You Know…. (2020 Edition):
♦ Diana Ross appeared on at least one hit single every year between 1964 and 1996, an incredible 33 years.
♦ Famed bank robber John Dillinger played baseball in the minor leagues. He had no stolen bases.
♦ Denny McLain, the last 30 game winner in the major leagues, was a featured performer in Las Vegas as an organist.
♦ Jack Norworth, who wrote “Take Me Out To The Ballgame,” never attended a game.
♦ Dolly Parton once entered a drag queen celebrity impersonator contest AS HERSELF and lost.
♦ The Four Corners is the only spot in the US where you can stand in four states at once: Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
♦ James Brown had 99 Hot 100 Billboard entries, yet never had a number one Hot 100 hit.
♦ In Mel Brooks' 'Silent Movie,' mime Marcel Marceau is the only person who has a speaking role.
♦ Tickets for Frank Sinatra's first solo performance at the Paramount Theatre in New York City in 1942, sold for 35 cents each.
♦ Walmart has a lower acceptance rate than Harvard.
♦ The only guy in ZZ Top who doesn’t have a beard is Frank Beard.
♦ Barry Manilow didn’t write his hit song, “I Write The Songs”.
♦ "The longest street in the world is Yonge St. in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km (1,178 miles).
♦“Q”is the only letter that doesn't appear in any U.S. state name.
♦ On August 17, 1957, Richie Ashburn of the Philadelphia Phillies hit spectator Alice Roth with a foul ball, breaking her nose. As Alice was being carried off the field on a stretcher, Ashburn hit her with another foul ball, injuring her knee.
♦ One in five country music songs refer to alcohol, one in three to tears and one in seven to “mama.”
♦ I have played the organ for 3,173 Red Wing’s baseball games since 1977.
Quote Of The Month: "When did Thanksgiving become Christmas #1?" Louis Black
Bye for now…
Fred Costello & Roger Eckers Jazz Duo
Charley Brown’s Restaurant – 1675 Penfield Rd.
Every Friday & Saturday 7:30-10pm
(Call for starting date)
This page was last updated on 11/2/2020.
"Fred Costello - Anthology" CD $15.00 (includes shipping)
"Blues Backstage" CD $15.00 (includes shipping)
"A Lifetime Of Nightclubs & Ballparks" Book $ 20.00 (includes shipping)
TO ORDER FRED’S CD or BOOK BY MAIL:
P.O. Box 25176
Rochester, NY 14625
“Blues Backstage” CD:
“A Lifetime Of Nightclubs &
$ 20.00 (includes shipping)
OOKING & INFORMATION CONTACT:
Contact information: 585-381-2144