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Page Two—The latest on artists from the '50s, '60s, and '70s
For the newest book and music offerings from your favorite oldies artists, head on over to the New Releases page!
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NEW: Click on the title to visit the official website for my newest book, LIFE ROCKS ON!
Also check out the dedicated website for my novel, The D.A.'s Forever

Welcome to Oldies Connection

Recent passings: 

David Cassidy passed away on November 21, 2017, at the age of 67. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for David Cassidy on Legacy.com.
David Bruce Cassidy
April 12, 1950 - November 21, 2017

Fats Domino passed away on October 24, 2017, at the age of 89. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Fats Domino on Legacy.com.
Antoine Dominique Domino, Jr.
February 26, 1928 - October 24, 2017

 Jimmy Beaumont (Skyliners) passed away on October 7, 2017, at the age of 76. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Jimmy Beaumont on Legacy.com.
James Beaumont
October 21, 1940 - October 7, 2017

Tom Petty passed away on October 2, 2017, at the age of 66. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Tom Petty on Legacy.com.
Thomas Earl Petty
October 20, 1950 - October 2, 2017

Glen Campbell passed away on August 8, 2017, at the age of 81. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Glen Campbell on Legacy.com.
Glen Travis Campbell
April 22, 1936 - August 8, 2017

Gary DeCarlo (Steam) passed away on June 28, 2017, at the age of 75. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Gary DeCarlo on Legacy.com.
Gary DeCarlo
June 5, 1942 - June 28, 2017

Gregg Allman passed away on May 27, 2017, at the age of 69. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Gregg Allman on Legacy.com.
Gregory LeNoir Allman
December 8, 1947 - May 27, 2017

Cuba Gooding, Sr. (The Main Ingredient) passed away on April 20, 2017, at the age of 72. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Cuba Gooding, Sr. on Legacy.com.
Cuba Gooding, Sr.
April 27, 1944 - April 20, 2017

John "J" Geils (J. Geils Band) passed away on April 11, 2017, at the age of 71. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for J. Geils on Legacy.com.
John Warren Geils, Jr.
February 20, 1946 - April 11, 2017

Chuck Berry passed away on March 18, 2017, at the age of 90. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Chuck Berry on Legacy.com.
Charles Edward Anderson Berry
October 18, 1926 - March 18, 2017

Al Jarreau passed away on February 12, 2017, at the age of 76. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Al Jarreau on Legacy.com.
Alwin Lopez Jarreau
March 12, 1940 - February 12, 2017

Sonny Geraci of The Outsiders and Climax passed away on February 5, 2017, at the age of 70. R.I.P.
Guest book/obituary for Sonny Geraci on Legacy.com.
Emmett Peter Geraci
November 22, 1946 - February 5, 2017

Richie Ingui of the Soul Survivors passed away on January 13, 2017, at the age of 69. R.I.P.
Richie Ingui
November 15, 1947 - January 13, 2017

Please visit the In Memoriam page, which pays tribute to notable singers, musicians, and key players from the '50s, '60s, and '70s who have passed away since 2009.

A more comprehensive list of passings over the years can be found on Gone But Not Forgotten.

Davy Jones of The Monkees passed away on February 29, 2012, at the age of 66. R.I.P. Davy.
Please check out my tribute to Davy on the Oldies Connection blog -- Davy Jones: Farewell, Daydream Believer
Guest book/obituary for Davy Jones on Legacy.com
David Thomas Jones
30 December 1945 - 29 February 2012
Below is my YouTube playlist for Davy Jones and The Monkees. Click on the "play" button in the center to start it, and use the "next" button (to the right of the "pause" button) to advance through the available videos. The playlist can also be viewed directly on YouTube.

(Below) The latest from Laura's Oldies Room
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Where Have All the Pop Stars Gone? - find out in this cool book!

New music by Robin McNamara! Check out this cool video of Robin singing "The Prophet and The King," an ode to Elvis Presley and John Lennon, then head on over to Robin's website for details about his newest album, Stuck in the 60's. (NEW - Check out the video for "Mary, Janey and Me" on Robin's site!)

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Clay Cole

(my loving three-page tribute to Clay)

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Life Rocks On (official site for my novel)
The D.A.'s Forever (official site for my novel)

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