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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1965


Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney’s vocal and acoustic guitar together with a string
quartet
essentially made for the first solo performance of The
Beatles. It remains popular today with more than 2,200 cover
versions
and is one of the most covered songs in the history
of recorded music. It was voted the No. 1 pop song of all time
by MTV and Rolling Stone magazine the following year. In
1997, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame
and Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) reports that it was
performed over seven million times in the 20th century alone.

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SINGER/ACTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1909



Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995)

Folk singer Burl Ives recorded "A Little Bitty Tear" (1961) and 
was responsible for Christmas standards like "Holly Jolly
Christmas” (1965). On a local note, Ives was the Grand
Marshal of the 1975 Portland Rose Festival Parade.

         

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