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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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The song "The Tracks of My Tears" was written by
Smokey Robinson, Pete
Moore
, and Marv Tarplin. It is a multiple award-winning hit R&B song and
was also chosen as one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that
Shaped Rock and Roll.


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William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. turned 77 on February 19.

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HIT RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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Fats Domino scored his first R&B #1 hit with “Goin’ Home,” which he recorded with his own band, due to Dave Bartholomew’s departure.

    
    
    
    
   

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Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr. turned 89 on February 26.

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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The song “Twist and Shout” was the trio’s first record to
reach a Top 20 position in the
Billboard Hot 100 singles
chart. The recording peaked at No. 17 on the pop top
40 charts, and No. 2 on the R&B charts.

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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The song "You’re My Everything" was recorded by
The Temptations for
the Gordy Motown label. It reached number three on the
U.S. R&B chart
and number six on the
U.S. Pop chart. It would be the third single from
the group’s 1967 album The Temptations with a Lot o’ Soul.

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Upon it’s release, "Satisfaction" was a hit, giving the Stones
their first number one in the US. In 2004, Rolling Stone
magazine placed the song in the second spot on its list of
"The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time". It was added to the
National Recording Registry
of the Library of Congress in
2006.

 

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