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RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is a song written and recorded originally by
Solomon Linda with the Evening Birds for the South African Gallo Record
Company
in 1939, under the title "Mbube" (Zulu for “lion”). The song has
earned at least $15 million in royalties from cover versions and movie
licensing in the United States..

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Solomon Popoli Linda
(1909 – October 8, 1962)

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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Smokey Robinson and The Miracles recording of “I Second That Emotion”
peaked for three weeks in the United States at #4 on the
Billboard pop
singles chart
in December 1967. It became the Miracles highest charting
popular single since "
Shop Around".

The song also topped the Billboard Black Singles Chart and was a million-
selling hit for The Miracles, their sixth overall.
 

       

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On this day in 1988, during a debate between candidates for vice president of
the
U.S., Democrat Lloyd Bentsen (left) told Republican Dan Quayle, “You’re
no Jack Kennedy."

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Love Me Do single - United Kingdom

On this day in 1962, "Love Me Do" by the Beatles was released in the U.K. It
was their first single.

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On this day in 1969, "Monty Python’s Flying Circus" debuted on BBC television. The British sketch comedy series, created by the comedy group Monty Python, aired until 1974.

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It was on this day in 2001.

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RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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The instrumental song "Sleep Walk" was written and recorded by brothers Santo &
Johnny
Farina, with their uncle Mike Dee playing the drums. It was recorded at
Trinity Music in Manhattan, New York City. The single entered Billboard‘s Top
40
on August 17, 1959 and rose to the number 1 position for the last two weeks
in September and remained in the Top 40 until November 9. It also reached
number 4 on the R&B chart and was the last instrumental to hit number one in
the 1950s and earned Santo & Johnny a gold record.
 

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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The Drifters first single featuring Charlie Thomas on lead vocal, "Sweets
for My Sweet" reached No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 10 on the
R&B chart, in October 1961. This was one of the few post-1958 Drifters
singles that did not feature a string section. It also featured Jimmy Radcliffe
and four female backup vocalists, all of whom would later have hit records,
Cissy Houston, Doris Troy, Dionne Warwick, and Dee Dee Warwick. The
recording also features an up in front piano provided by the song’s co-writer,
Mort Shuman. (From Wikipedia)

 

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