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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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The single "Nights in White Satin" by The Moody Blues charted at #2
on the Billboard Hot 100 and was #1 on Cash Box. It earned a Gold
certification for sales of a million copies.

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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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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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"Soul Man" was written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter. The song was
successful as a number 2 hit by Atlantic Records soul duo Sam & Dave.

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Samuel David "Sam" Moore (above) will be 81 in October. Dave
Porter died in 1988 from injuries sustained in a automobile
accident.

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RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1968

"Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter from Camp)" is a Grammy Award-
winning novelty song by Allan Sherman and Lou Busch. It is based on
letters of complaint Allan received from his son Robert while attended
Camp Champlain in Westport, New York. The song is a parody that
complains about the fictional "Camp Granada" and is set to the tune
of Amilcare Ponchielli‘s "Dance of the Hours". The song scored #2
on the Billboard Hot 100 list for three weeks beginning August 24,
1963 and won a 1964 Grammy Award for comedy
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Allan Sherman (Allan Copelon)
(November 30, 1924 – November 20, 1973)

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

The song "I Was Made to Love Her" by Stevie Wonder peaked at number-
two on the Billboard Pop Singles chart in July 1967. It was held out of the
top spot by "Light My Fire" by The Doors and spent four non-consecutive
weeks at number-one on the Hot Rhythm & Blues Singles chart.

           


Stevie Wonder (Stevland Hardaway Judkins) turned 66 in May.

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