1962: Peter, Paul And Mary released their first US Top 10 hit, "If I Had a Hammer", a standard Folk song that had been around since 1949.
1959: Ben E. King led The Drifters to the top of the Cashbox chart and #2 on Billboard with "There Goes My Baby". The record was one of the first to pair strings with a Black vocal group.
1965: After several minor hits, Sonny And Cher topped both the Billboard Hot 100 and the Cashbox Best Sellers chart with "I Got You Babe". The record would also lead the UK chart two weeks later and become a Top Ten hit in nine other countries.
1969: The Guess Who record "American Woman", which will become a Top Ten hit in the US, Canada, Switzerland and the Netherlands. The same week they receive their first American Gold record for "These Eyes".