Singer/songwriter Alan O'Day, who recorded Undercover Angel and wrote Helen Reddy's Angie Baby, Cher's Train Of Thought, and the Righteous Brothers' Rock And Roll Heaven, died of brain cancer at his Westwood, CA home on May 17. He was 72.
Death Comes To Mississippi The Jackson State Murders
May 14-15, 1970
It was one of the most colossal blunders in Mississippi law enforcement history. Two young men killed, twelve more wounded. A farce of an investigation and trial following the tragedy. All in the name of squashing people's rights to be free and equal citizens of this country.
Those who cannot remember the past Are condemned to repeat it George Santayana
"You know, you see these bums, you know, blowin' up the campuses. Listen, the boys that are on the college campuses today are the luckiest people in the world, going to the greatest universities, and here they are, burnin' up the books, I mean, stormin' around about this issue, I mean, you name it - get rid of the war, there'll be another one." Richard Nixon, New York Times, May 2, 1970
People may wonder if I have grown tired of posting this article every year on this date. The simple answer is this … I can't ignore it and neither should you. It was and remains one of our nation's darkest days, so no, I am no more tired of posting it than those four young students are tired of resting in their graves.
All articles on Streamingoldies.com are protected by copyright laws.
You may not, under any circumstances, reproduce, record, publish, republish, post, transmit, publicly display, publicly exhibit or distribute any articles or music files (in whole or in part) on Streamingoldies.com without obtaining the express written consent of the Operator.
For purposes of this section, "Operator" shall include Ray Lemire, his successors, agents and representatives, and any third-party providers or sources of information or data.
Streamingoldies.com maintains no monetary relationship with third party advertisers. This is a non-profit site. Reference to any specific service or trademark is not controlled by domain owner and does not constitute or imply its association, endorsement or recommendation. Some service marks, trademarks and images are the property of their respective owners.
Streamingoldies.com does not sell email addresses or any personal information of our readers or contributors to anyone or to any company.
Member passwords are not available to other members or to the administrators of this site.
Streamingoldies.com is a staunch advocate of performers rights and strongly discourages the illegal downloading of their songs from this site.
Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.
Contents of this site are intended for educational and non-commercial use. Streamingoldies.com respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated at the Website, please notify Streamingoldies.com and the content will be promptly removed.
Any musical work made available via Streamingoldies.com is intended for Streaming only. Streaming meaning the transmission of an audiovisual work via the Internet from Streamingoldies.com to a user’s device in such a manner that the data is intended for real-time listening and not intended to be copied, stored, permanently downloaded, or redistributed by the user. Accessing any musical work for any purpose or in any manner other than Streaming is expressly prohibited.
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.