The Kingsmen classic “Louie Louie” was released on this day in 1963 and is best known for its unintelligible lyrics that caused such a stir the FBI launched an investigation on the suspicion that the track contained dirty lyrics. (It didn’t.)
The legendary B.B. King would’ve turned 92 today (September 16), and out of all of the things we admire about the guitar great, it was his willingness to collaborate with different artists his entire career.
On July 4, 2005 Elton John and Philly's own Patti LaBella played Philadelphia's July 4th concert on the parkway. The concert was free but you could pay for a seat in the front section. All funds from those seats went to HIV/AIDS research organizations. Here's a taste of his performance.