October 30 - Curly Putman Died

Curly Putman, a songwriter whose 1967 classic teary ballad with a twist ending, “The Green, Green Grass of Home,” became a worldwide hit for Tom Jones, died at his home in Lebanon, Tenn. He was 85. Elvis Presley recorded the song in 1975 for his "Today" album. 

(Source: NY Times)

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