Rock & roll invaded America in the 50s just as television was building its stranglehold on the culture. Once you heard a great song on the radio, the desire to actually SEE the artist intensified. Fans would suddenly be able to put a face with voice(s) they loved. In 1956, Elvis sang multiple songs on the Ed Sullivan Show, and Sullivan egged him on to return later in the broadcast. Elvis started to deflect the host's suggestion but quickly agreed. Not long thereafter Elvis became so famous that he wouldn't take orders from geriatric show hosts. In the 60s. TV shows often used mixes of recorded music with some live overlay of vocals. Watch the The Mamas and Papas throw out some
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Goodbye 2018, Hey ’19, We Can Dance Together
My best friend Dr. Henry Sadlo, a renowned Louisville cardiologist, organizes weekend hikes via group texts. Fellow physicians, medical professionals, athletes, neighbors, and longtime schoolmates gather together to walk for anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours. We launched 2019 with a 5 mile trek through a portion of The Parklands, an incredible parks system cobbled together by various philanthropists. The family of Humana co-founder David Jones Sr. created much of the organizational work and design. The Parklands is one of the most stunning public parks in the region. Any person who is capable of walking, running, or biking has a heavenly exercise playground available to them every day of the year. Cheers to a healthy 2019. As for the insanity of
Don Cornelius introduced America to people suffering from a Love Jones.