Aug 23, 2013
As World War II ended in 1945, hundreds of men in the Armed Forces were anxious to get back home. A song was released that became so identified with that period of time that it has represented it ever since. That song is "Sentimental Journey".
Aug 18, 2013
For the past year, the Songsandmemories website has been featuring a number of important singing legends with brief bios and links to their music and careers. A site fan asked about where non-singing legends were covered. And so a new page was born.
Jun 05, 2013
Songsandmemories.com (formerly sampod4u.com) has been gradually adding bios and music links to their special feature, The Greatest Singing Legends of the 20th Century. Just added: one of the greatest singing legends (jazz) of all time, SARAH VAUGHAN.
May 22, 2013
"Your Hit Parade", first a radio then a TV show, ran from 1935 through 1959 and presented the top songs of the week, every week, as compiled by their survey. Now, those songs are available again on songsandmemories.com
Mar 06, 2013
For the past several years, songsandmemories.com (formerly sampod4u.com) has been developing a special page to honor the world's all time greatest singing legends. Today, Paul Anka takes his place with the 30 or more others presently in place.
Feb 25, 2013
The Academy Awards once again declined to honor Doris Day at the recent Oscar Ceremonies with a Lifetime Achievent Award, which she richly deserves. You can help to rectify this annual sin of omission with a free Happy Birthday Call NOW!
Feb 01, 2013
Songsandmemories.com (formerly sampod4u.com) has an ongoing feature page entitled "Singing Legends" which features the greatest singing voices of all time. Today, Roy (THE BIG O) Orbison takes his place with the others.
Jan 09, 2013
After almost three years of operation, the Website Team at sampod4u.com decided it was time for a new name. This change was primarily precipitated by a number of different people who asked: "what is a sampod anyway?"
Jan 02, 2013
The first major icon to make the news in 2013, Patti Page died on January 1 at the age of 85. In keeping with its policy of saluting the Singing Legends of the last century, Sampod presents a special tribute to her on its Singing Legends Pages
Dec 21, 2012
For the better part of the past year, Sampod4u has been featuring the most important voices of the 20th Century in a feature page called SINGING LEGENDS. To the previous selections, Al Martino now makes two dozen plus one. In the 1950's, he was big.