On Wednesday, October 3rd 1945, Elvis Presley made his first ever-public appearance in a talent contest at the Mississippi Alabama Dairy Show singing 'Old Shep', Elvis was 10 years old at the time. Elvis didn’t win but he received $5 for entering.
Whilst back in 1938, October 3rd , Eddie Cochran, singer of 'Summertime Blues', and 'Three Steps To Heaven' was born. Sadly, Eddie was Killed in a car crash in England on 17th April 1960 aged just 21.
On a lighter note, Rockin Dave will be tinkling the ivories at Midnight Rock on Thursday October 3rd.
Rockin Dave at The Lyceum Ballroom London 1977
Welcome one and all to some good ol' Rock & Roll!