One of the most famous "Hey!"'s ever recorded...Remembering a lyricist who made musical history...Chicago saxman b'day...

(Courtesy of Columbia Records)

3/14/1962 (57 years ago today) - Bruce Channel starts three weeks at No. 1 with his classic single "Hey! Baby" -- We defy you not to singalong, it just can't be done -- Neat side note: legendary southern blues-rocker Delbert McClinton played the (infectious) harmonica part on this classic.

3/14/1991 (28 years ago today) - Singer-songwriter Doc Pomus passed away on this date after battling lung cancer; he was 65 years old -- Though he recorded and performed as a blues artist for many years, Jerome Solon Felder {real name} was best known as a songwriter -- Alongside partner Mort Shuman, Doc penned the lyrics for many rock and roll classics now regarded as standards: "A Teenager In Love", "Save The Last Dance For Me", "Little Sister", "Suspicion", "This Magic Moment" -- In 1992, Doc was inducted into both The Songwriters Hall Of Fame and The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame (as a non-performer). High fives all around if you please...

3/14/1945 - Happy Birthday to saxophonist and founding member of Chicago, the very talented (and out-spoken) Walter Parazaider, 74 years old today -- Without the horn section, does Chicago matter? Discuss...

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