Blues singer Lead Belly was an early 1900s chain gang convict whose music and songs was a huge influence on The Beatles and many other bands.
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🎵 Jude Jude, Judy Judy Judy…
Paul McCartney’s rock anthem ‘Hey Jude’ was released on this day August 26, 1968. His notes for the song — a few lines scribbled on a piece of paper — sold for $910,000 at auction.
A ‘beautiful boy’ who died so young
Stuart Sutcliffe, known as the Fifth Beatle or the Lost Beatle, died on this day, April 10, 1962, of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 21.
He wanted to ride horses but ended up on The Monkees
Remembering Davy Jones who died on February 29, 2012, at the age of 66. Davy Jones, at 5-feet-three, wanted to be a jockey. But a funny thing happened on the way to the racetrack.