Top Songs of 1964: #27

The Supremes were back with their third number one song of 1964 with “Come See About Me.” It was written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–Dozier–Holland. The song was the top song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of Dec. 13 – 19 and then again hit the top of …

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Cab Calloway

Cabell “Cab” Calloway III was born in Rochester on Christmas day in 1907. His family moved to Baltimore, MD about 1918. Cab’s mother was a teacher and his father was a lawyer and in real estate> The family wanted Cab to follow in his father’s footsteps. He enrolled in Crane College but left school to …

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Old News – Christmas Program

The City of Rochester presented a Christmas evening program in 1914 with lots of music. THE POST EXPRESS Wednesday, December 23, 1914 PEOPLE’S CHRISTMAS TREE PROGRAMME All Arrangements Are Completed for the Music at Exposition Park on Friday Evening. Everything is in readiness for Rochester “People’s Christmas Tree” at Exposition park. Bernard H. Haggarty, secretary …

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