March 3 Saints of the Day – Eutropius of Amasea and Katharine Drexel

On this day in 1951, Jackie Brenston, with Ike Turner and his band, recorded "Rocket 88," often cited as the first rock and roll record, at Sam Phillips' recording studios in Memphis, Tennessee. As far as anybody knows, Dick Clark was not there. Look eastward, angel, to see Eutropius of Amasea (d. ca. 308). Along… Continue reading March 3 Saints of the Day – Eutropius of Amasea and Katharine Drexel