This Week in Music History – James Brown records “Live at the Apollo” | SCH Time Machine

The Legendary James Brown (born in Barnwell, SC), recorded the incredible “Live at the Apollo” album on October 24th, 1962. The album was released in May of 1963 and quickly became one of the more influential live performances of the era. The album was listed as no. 24 in Rolling Stones magazine’s 2003 list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. James Brown –

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Charles & Sara Rippey and the Napa Valley Fires | SCH Stories

With the terrible fire happening in Northern California, we thought we would take the time to pay tribute to an elderly couple that were just two of the 32 total victims. The story was originally printed in the LA Times. —– He was 100 and she was 98, and the two had been inseparable since they were children in grade school. This week, both died

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Hugh Hefner Rare Interview With Deep Purple 1968 | SCH TimeMachine

Our tribute to Hugh Hefner comes in the form of a rare interview and impromptu performance with Deep Purple. We thought it was quirky and interesting and a fitting look back at the controversial cultural icon. Hugh Hefner was an American magazine publisher, editor, businessman, and playboy. He was best known as the editor-in-chief and publisher of Playboy magazine, which he founded in 1953. He

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A Rare 1972 Interview With Jerry Lewis | SCH TimeMachine

We felt it would be a fitting tribute for Jerry Lewis (born in Newark, NJ) to take a look back at a rare interview he did back in 1972. Originally recorded and archived by Belgium Television, Jerry talks about his upcoming production “The Day The Clown Cried”…which he wrote, directed and self-financed. Per Lewis’s wishes the film was never released, but yet is still catalogued

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Glen Campbell’s Final Live Performance | SCH TimeMachine

We thought it appropriate to look back not only at how impactful Glen Campbell was in his career, but also how he bravely faced off against Alzheimer’s Disease. Take a look at his final live performance. Glen Campbell was born in Billstown, Arkansas. During his 50 years in show business, Campbell released more than 70 albums. He sold 45 million records and accumulated 12 RIAA

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George A Romero Tribute | SCH TimeMachine

Romero was born in the New York City borough of The Bronx, to a Cuban-born father and a Lithuanian American mother. His father has been reported as born in A Coruña, with his family coming from the Galician town of Neda, although Romero once described his father as of Castilian descent. His father worked as a commercial artist. Romero was raised in the Bronx, and

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Rare 1960s New York Central Park Photos by Diane Arbus | SCH TimeMachine

Diane Arbus, world renowned photographer, was born in New York City, NY in 1923 In 1956, restless and unfulfilled, she fled the confines of the commercial studio and took to the streets, first with a 35mm Nikon and later with a medium format twin-lens reflex camera. Some of the richest grounds for photographic encounters were the city’s public parks, where Arbus prowled the lanes and

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