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Worst lip-synch ever? (Gimme a ticket for an air-o-plane)

On Sept. 23, 1967, a young group from Memphis, The Box Tops, topped Billboard’s Hot 100 chart with their song “The Letter.” It would stay at #1 for four weeks. The song clocks in under two minutes and would receive … Continue reading

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High-spirited instrumental part of Allman Bros.’ only #1 LP

On Sept. 8, 1973, The Allman Brothers Band began a five-week reign at the top of the US album chart with “Brothers and Sisters,” the group’s first studio recording after the deaths of leader Duane Allman and bassist Berry Oakley. … Continue reading

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The House of the Rising Sun – 1964 – The Animals

The Animals had their only number one single in the U.S.with “House of the Rising Sun.” It hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 on Sept. 5, 1964, after being a #1 hit in the UK in July. The … Continue reading

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Bring me a “Higher Love” — Winwood’s #1 Grammy Award winner

On Aug. 30, 1986, Steve Winwood had the top song in the US with “Higher Love,” from his Back in the High Life CD. Winwood is a songwriter and musician – the vocalist, keyboardist, guitarist, bassist, drummer, etc. who played … Continue reading

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