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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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The song "Lucille", originally recorded by Little Richard, was released in 
February. It reached number 1 on the Billboard R&B chart, 21 on the US 
pop chart, and number 10 on the UK chart.

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Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman) turned 84 in December.

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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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The song "All Shook Up" recorded by Elvis Presley, topped the Billboard
Hot 100
on April 13, 1957, staying there for eight weeks. It also topped
the Billboard R&B chart for four weeks, becoming Presley’s second single
to do so, and peaked at No. 3 on the country chart. It was certified 2X
Platinum by the RIAA and ranked #352 on Rolling Stones list of the 500 
Greatest Songs of All Time.

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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The song "Twistin’ the Night Away" was written and recorded by Sam
Cooke
. It became very popular, charting in the top ten of both the
Billboard Hot 100 (#9) and Billboard’s R&B chart (#1)."Twistin’ the
Night Away" was successful overseas as well, peaking at #6 on the
UK Singles Chart.

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               Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964)

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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The Four Seasons single “December,1963 (Oh What A Night)” hit number
one on the UK Singles Chart on February 21, 1976. It repeated the feat
on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on March 13, 1976, remaining in the top
spot for three weeks and one week on Cash Box. Billboard ranked it as
the No. 4 song for 1976. It was the Four Seasons’ final song, as a group,
to reach number one. (Valli would have one final chart-topper as a solo
act in 1978 with the theme song from the film Grease.)

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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The song "Big Girls Don’t Cry" hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100
on November 17, 1962, and, like its predecessor "Sherry", spent five
weeks in the top position. The song also made it to number one, for
three weeks, on Billboard‘s Rhythm and Blues survey.

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Frankie Valli (Francesco Stephen Castelluccio) turned 82 in May.

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