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… on a cloudy day (The Temptations top the singles charts)

On March 6, 1965, “My Girl” became the Temptations’ first #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 — the first of four chart-topping singles for the Motown supergroup. I have written about the Temptations before. Their songs transcended pop music. … Continue reading

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Christmas Day, 1965, The Dave Clark Five tops the US singles chart

On Dec. 25, 1965, the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 was “Over and Over” by The Dave Clark Five (DC5). The song was a remake of a 1958 single by Bobby Day, who also wrote “Little Bitty Pretty … Continue reading

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Viva la 8-Track

On Sept. 15, 1965, the Ford Motor Company offered factory-installed 8-track tape players for three of its 1966 models — Lincoln, Thunderbird and Mustang. The dealer-installed deck was also an option with tapes initially sold only in auto parts stores … Continue reading

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