THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

July 10,1965, The Rolling Stones started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’, the group’s first chart-topper there. In the UK, the song was initially played only on pirate radio stations because its lyrics were considered too sexually suggestive.
THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

July 10,1965, The Rolling Stones started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’, the group’s first chart-topper there. In the UK, the song was initially played only on pirate radio stations because its lyrics were considered too sexually suggestive.

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June 28th,1975, The Eagles started a five-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fourth studio album One Of These Nights. The album which became their breakthrough album released three US Top 10 singles, ‘Lyin’ Eyes’, (which won a Grammy), ‘Take It To The Limit’ and the title track.
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June 28th,1975, The Eagles started a five-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fourth studio album One Of These Nights. The album which became their breakthrough album released three US Top 10 singles, ‘Lyin’ Eyes’, (which won a Grammy), ‘Take It To The Limit’ and the title track.

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Bon Iver Adds American Dates…

Bon Iver have added another leg to their current tour. In addition to their European summer dates, they’ve added a string of U.S. East Coast shows for September, which includes a four night run at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. The band will be accompanied by Anaïs Mitchell for many of the new U.S. dates. Check out Bon Iver’s full schedule at Pitchfork…

Bon Iver Adds American Dates…

Bon Iver have added another leg to their current tour. In addition to their European summer dates, they’ve added a string of U.S. East Coast shows for September, which includes a four night run at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. The band will be accompanied by Ana├»s Mitchell for many of the new U.S. dates. Check out Bon Iver’s full schedule at Pitchfork

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June 25th, 1995, Pink Floyd were at No.1 on the US album chart with Pulse, the bands fifth US No.1.
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June 25th, 1995, Pink Floyd were at No.1 on the US album chart with Pulse, the bands fifth US No.1.

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2000, Aaliyah went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Try Again’. It became the first “airplay-only” song to reach No.1 on the US singles chart (no points from a commercial single release).

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1972, Sammy Davis Jr started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Candy Man’, his only US No.1. The song was taken from the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
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1972, Sammy Davis Jr started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Candy Man’, his only US No.1. The song was taken from the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

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1974, Dolly Parton was at No.1 on the US country chart with ‘I Will Always Love You’. Elvis Presley indicated that he wanted to cover the song. Parton was interested until Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, told her that it was standard procedure for the songwriter to sign over half of the publishing rights to any song Elvis recorded. Parton refused. ‘I Will Always Love You’ later became a worldwide No.1 hit for Whitney Houston in 1992 when featured in The Bodyguard.
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1974, Dolly Parton was at No.1 on the US country chart with ‘I Will Always Love You’. Elvis Presley indicated that he wanted to cover the song. Parton was interested until Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, told her that it was standard procedure for the songwriter to sign over half of the publishing rights to any song Elvis recorded. Parton refused. ‘I Will Always Love You’ later became a worldwide No.1 hit for Whitney Houston in 1992 when featured in The Bodyguard.

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1998, Brandy & Monica started an 11 week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘The Boy Is Mine’.
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1998, Brandy & Monica started an 11 week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘The Boy Is Mine’.

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1984, Bruce Springsteen released the album, Born In The USA, which became the best-selling album of 1985 in the United States (and also Springsteen’s most successful album ever). The album produced a record-tying string of seven Top 10 singles (tied with Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation:1814).
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1984, Bruce Springsteen released the album, Born In The USA, which became the best-selling album of 1985 in the United States (and also Springsteen’s most successful album ever). The album produced a record-tying string of seven Top 10 singles (tied with Michael Jackson’s Thriller and Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation:1814).

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1967, Aretha Franklin went to No.1 on the US singles chart with her version of the Otis Redding hit ‘Respect’. A No.10 hit on the UK chart. Aretha scored her first UK No.1 20 years later with a duet with George Michael ‘I Knew You Were Waiting’.
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1967, Aretha Franklin went to No.1 on the US singles chart with her version of the Otis Redding hit ‘Respect’. A No.10 hit on the UK chart. Aretha scored her first UK No.1 20 years later with a duet with George Michael ‘I Knew You Were Waiting’.

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1979, Donna Summer started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Hot Stuff’, her second US No.1, it made No.11 in the UK.
THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1979, Donna Summer started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Hot Stuff’, her second US No.1, it made No.11 in the UK.

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1985, Prince & The Revolution started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Around The World In A Day.
THIS DAY IN MUSIC

1985, Prince & The Revolution started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Around The World In A Day.

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1976, Diana Ross started a two week run No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Love Hangover,’ her fourth US No.1, it made No.10 in the UK.
THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1976, Diana Ross started a two week run No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Love Hangover,’ her fourth US No.1, it made No.10 in the UK.

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1983, Actress and singer Irene Cara started a six week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Flashdance…What A Feeling’. Taken from the film Flashdance, a No.2 hit in the UK. Cara had also appeared in TV’s Roots and The Next Generation.

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2001, Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya and Pink started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Lady Marmalade.’ A hit for LaBelle in 1975, this version was from the Baz Luhrmann film Moulin Rouge.

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