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1958: A band called The Champs release "Tequila", an instrumental that will hit number one in mid-March. The group included sax player Jim Seals and drummer Dash Crofts, who would go on to score several hits in the seventies, including "Summer Breeze" as Seals And Crofts.

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1965: The Who perform their debut hit, "I Can't Explain" on the UK music show Ready, Steady, Go!. To project the desired image, the hand-picked audience consists only of teens dressed in the current Mod fashion.

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1968: Otis Redding's "Sittin' On The Dock of the Bay" is released, six weeks after he was killed in a plane crash. It will become the first posthumous number-one single in US chart history. Otis had intended to return to the studio at a later date to add lyrics in place of the whistling that is heard during the closing bars.

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1980: Three years after signing with Warner Brothers Records, 21 year old Prince makes his US television debut on American Bandstand where he performs his R&B chart topping hit, "I Wanna Be Your Lover".

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1958: Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock" becomes the first single ever to enter the UK Pop chart at number one. Backed by "Treat Me Nice", the record would stay on top for three weeks.

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