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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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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1970

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The song “I’ll Be There” was The Jackson 5’s fourth number one
hit in a row making them the first black male group to achieve four
consecutive number one pop hits. "I’ll Be There" is also notable as
the most successful single released by Motown during its "Detroit
era" (1959–72).

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REOCRDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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The Sun Studio recording of “Great Balls of Fire” reached No.
2 on the Billboard pop charts, No. 3 on the R&B charts, and No.
1 on the country charts. It was ranked as the 96th greatest song
ever
by Rolling Stone and is also listed as one of the world’s best-
selling singles
of all time. 

    


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Jerry Lee Lewis just turned 81 in September.

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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The recording session for "The Letter” was held at American Sound
Studio In Memphis. It began at 10 o’clock on a Saturday morning and
took over thirty takes wrapping at either three or five o’clock that
afternoon.


        

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          The Box Tops today.

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RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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The song "To Know Him Is to Love Him" was written by Phil Spector, inspired
by words on his father’s tombstone, "To Know Him Was To Love Him." It was
first recorded by the only vocal group of which he was a member, the Teddy
Bears
. Their recording spent three weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100
singles chart in 1958.

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