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IN JAIL? NO, GETS TO #1!

On 30 April 1957, Elvis Presley recorded the Leiber and Stoller song 'Jailhouse Rock' as featured in his third motion picture of the same name. In the movie, Mike Stoller had a small role as a piano player.

'Jailhouse Rock' later became the first song to debut at #1 in Great Britain.
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THURSDAY 30 MARCH – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1855 - Origins of the American Civil War: "Border Ruffians" from Missouri invade Kansas and force election of a pro-slavery legislature.

1913 - Frankie Laine is born

1974 - "Sunshine On My Shoulders" hits #1 in the US. John Denver would to the charts again that year with "Annie's Song."

1979 - Airey Neave, a British Member of Parliament, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.

1981 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.; three others are wounded in the same incident.

2004 - Timi Yuro dies.
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Good Morning everyone.....On the Afternoon programme today between 12 and 3pm...always the music we love and also....
Peter Munday, Strata Central Consulting and Training Specialist will be joining me in the studio and will answer your concerns on any Srtata Title problems....
Over 50 and thinking of hitting the dating scene ? well dont be daunted, there just might be the perfect partner for you out there just waiting to hear from you. We speak to Relationship, Pyschotherapist and Dating Coach Melissa Ferrari and find out how to go about it.....
John Curtis, fishing enthusiast and consultant tells us were their biting, as well as all the latest updates on this, one of the most popular recreational sports in Australia...
Shannah Kennedy, Corporate Life and Wellness Expert.....tackles the everyday problem of extreme stress which so many of us find difficult to control...
and Luke Easton from the Dept of Consumer Affairs is warning parents and carers of children to be aware of the dangers of treadmills in the home after the recent 3 year old girl suffered serious friction burns....
Our tel no is 9484 1927....
Kind Regards
Jenny Seaton
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Good Morning everyone.....Today on the afternoon programme...we will be talking to Prof Peter Freidland who is Australias head of clinical research,Ear Science Institute, who says that hearing loss can have a big effect on our lifestyles and earning capacity, in fact 50% to 70%...and the cost of hearing loss internationally due to unemployment and premature retirement is estimated at U.S. $105 billion a year...
Monica Vicenieks, editor of the Health and Medicine Liftout ...with the latest health and wellbeing news....
Gordon Carruthers from the Perth Naturopathic Clinic, will be in the studio to take your calls on matters of health...
and Australias leading survival expert and author Bob Cooper, has released an amazing survival product for those adventurous people who may find themselves in a position of self preservation....
Hope you can join us..
Our tel no is 9484 1927

Kind Regards
Jenny Seaton
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ONE OF THE THREE SARSTEDT BROTHERS – EDEN KANE

Eden Kane is the stage name of Richard Graham Sarstedt who was born in New Delhi, India, (where his parents, Albert and Coral, were civil servants) on 29 March 1940. An English pop singer best known as a teen idol in the 1960s, he has also recorded under his birth name and with his backing group the Downbeats. He is the older brother of musicians Peter Sarstedt and Clive Sarstedt, whom he has collaborated with on numerous Sarstedt Brothers albums.

When he was a child the family, including Richard's two younger brothers and their three sisters, moved to Kurseong, near Darjeeling, to run a tea plantation. He attended a boarding school until March 1954, when, after his father's death, he moved with his brothers, sisters and mother to the UK. They settled in Norbury, Croydon, where Richard attended Heath Clark Grammar School. Inspired by Bill Haley, he learned guitar and formed a skiffle group, the Fabulous 5, which included his younger brothers.

He changed his name to Eden Kane – "Eden" because of its biblical associations at a time when Adam Faith was a top pop star, and "Kane" because Citizen Kane was his manager’s favourite film. Eden had success in the early 1960s as a pop star appealing to a teenage audience with hits including "Well I Ask You" which was written by Les Vandyke (real name John Worsley – who had written all the early Adam Faith hits). The song became UK #1 hit in 196.

After his chart success in Britain dried up, he moved to live in California, working as a record producer. His brothers, Peter and Clive (the latter as Robin Sarstedt), both achieved chart success in the UK in the late 1960s and 1970s, and the three brothers recorded an album as the Sarstedt Brothers, ‘Worlds Apart Together’, in 1972.

Eden Kane has since recorded for Bell, Monarch, HMV and Festival (the last two being Australian releases). He has also occasionally joined "oldies" tours in the UK with Marty Wilde, John Leyton, Brian Hyland and others, notably as part of the "Solid Gold Rock and Roll" package. He was a contract actor on the Star Trek team and made several appearances in the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager under his real name Richard Sarstedt.

He continues to live in Los Angeles with his wife, the journalist Charlene Groman, and their family.
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Good Morning everyone....
Today on the Afternoon programme between 12 and 3pm....I'll be joined by our lovely scottish friend Max Kay.. for an hour of fun..
On Tuesdays we catch up with Retirees WA to find out about their current info and outings that are planned..
Jason Featherby from Knight Financial Services will take calls on the matter of financial advice...
and Julie Hyde a management expert looks at the traits oi busy people and how they handle it..
We will also be playing your favourite music...
our Tel No is 9484 1927
Kind Regards
Jenny Seaton...Have a great day....
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199, IT’S CAROLINE! (BUT ACTUALLY IT WAS 197.3!!)

On Saturday 28 March 1964, Radio Caroline began regular broadcasting at noon on 197.3 metres (announced as 199 metres) with the opening conducted by Simon Dee. The first programme, which was pre-recorded, was hosted by Chris Moore. Radio Caroline's first musical theme was Jimmy McGriff's ‘Round Midnight’ (odd selection, seeing as it was noon! – Ed), a jazz standard co-composed by Thelonious Monk. In March 1964, The Fortunes recorded ‘Caroline’, which became the station's theme. ‘Round Midnight’ was then confined to close down on Radio Caroline North. The station initially broadcast from 6am-6pm, seven days a week, to avoid competition from Radio Luxembourg. Later on, after its close-down, the station returned at 8pm and continued until after midnight to avoid competition with popular television programmes!

Most of Radio Caroline's pop music programmes were targeted at housewives, and some later programming was aimed at children. Without serious competition, Radio Caroline gained a regular daytime audience of some 10 million. Then Radio London appeared – but that’s another story.

There were a couple of Australian DJs that broadcast on Caroline. One, Graham ‘Spider’ Webb is now on the east coast but, more importantly, the second ‘lives among us’! His name is Colin Nichol and he was not only one of the first broadcasters with Caroline, in fact the first to present a full show for that station! Colin was also a presenter here at Curtin Radio and his name appears on our ‘Wall Of Fame’ in the entrance hall.

Here’s a link to The Fortunes song, with some photos of DJs of the time – some you might recognise!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYmTJ9uA5AQ
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