Friday, January 20, 2012

Today In Oldies 1/20/2012

Golden Hits Radio's Everything Oldies........where Oldies news comes first!


What's In A Name?

Many of the folks who made the music heard on Golden Hits Radio over the years did NOT perform under the name on their birth certificate.  This week, let's play another game and see how well you know the real names of your favorite 50's, 60's, and 70's hitmakers.  We'll give you the birth name and you drop us your answer in the Comment box below.  ***HINT: EACH ARTIST WILL PLAY SOMETIME TODAY ON GOLDEN HITS RADIO*** Here we go!

1) Patricia Louise Holte-Jones   ____________________ 

2) Robert Louis Ridarelli   ___________________

3) Ernest Evans   _____________________



1) Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero   Connie Francis

2) Peter Charles Green (also known as Peter Lee Stirling)  Daniel Boone ("Beautiful Sunday")

3) John Henry Ramistella  Johnny Rivers 


Golden Hits Radio's Burning Question of the Day

Which rock and roll pioneer made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry today in 1973? 

Come back to Everything Oldies tomorrow to find the answer, and leave a Comment below with your best guess!

Yesterday's Burning Question (and Answer) of the Day

Today in 1965, which soon-to-be music legend dropped out of law school to pursue his music career? 

Answer:    Paul Simon

1 comment:

  1. Let's see...
    1) Patti LaBelle
    2) Bobby Rydell
    3) Chubby Checker

    I think...:-)