This Day in Music

April 25th

  

April 25

2010B.O.B. (featuring Bruno Mars) is #1 with Nothin’ On You.

2007: Bobby “Boris” Pickett dies.  His biggest hit was the Monster Mash.

1999: Paul Simon sings Mrs. Robinson on Joe DiMaggio Day at Yankee Stadium (the song contains the lyric “Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?”).

1993: The Grateful Dead pay for a liver transplant for legendary album and poster artist Stanley “Mouse” Miller, designer of the band’s “skull and roses” logo.

1978: Queen’s We Are The Champions is certified gold.

1917: Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald is born.  Known as the “Queen Of Jazz”, her only #1 was A-Tisket, A-Tasket in 1937.

Songs of The Day:

Nothin’ On You (B.O.B. featuring Bruno Mars); The Monster Mash (Bobby Pickett); Mrs. Robinson (Paul Simon); We Are The Champions (Queen); A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Ella Fitzgerald)