Welcome to The Time Tunnel, a time when life was full of ups and downs, and crazy turnarounds. No matter who you are, or where you were raised everyone has their story… good, fair, or not so good but my mission is to brighten your days with music and historical events that you may have forgotten.
On this day October 18
1969, The Temptations scored their second US No.1 single with ‘Can’t Get Next To You’.
1974, Al Green was about to shower at his Memphis home when his ex-girlfriend Mary Woodson burst in and poured boiling hot grits over him. She then shot herself dead. Green suffered second degree burns. Green was taken to Baptist Hospital where he received a series of skin grafts. Eight months of convalescence followed before Green would resume his career.
1974 Chicago Bull Nate Thurmond becomes 1st in NBA to complete a quadruple double-22 pts, 14 rebounds, 13 assists & 12 blocks.
Rock and Roll singer, guitarist Charles “Chuck” Edward Berry born in San Jose, California. Berry regarded as one of the founders of Rock and Roll and is the singer/songwriter for such hits as “Johnny B. Good” and “Roll Over Beethoven.”