1966: Although they would continue to crank out the hits into the 1980s, The Four Tops enjoyed their last US number 1 song with "Reach Out I'll Be There". It also topped the UK chart.

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1967: The Who's "I Can See for Miles" is released. In the UK, the single peaked at #12, while in the US it reaches #9 and is the group's biggest hit through 1982.

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1990: Bob Dylan performs for over 4,000 cadets at the US Military Academy in West Point, New York. Many of them sang along when he launched into "Blowin' In The Wind".

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1963: "Sugar Shack" by Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs hit the top of the Billboard singles chart. It would go on to be the best selling record of the year with sales of over one million copies. In the UK, the song climbed to #45 on the Record Retailer chart. Gilmer's distinctive organ sound was played on a Hammond Solovox, Model J.

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1997: Elton John went to #1 on the Billboard singles chart with his world-wide hit "Candle In The Wind" (Princess Diana version), his eighth US chart topping single. The record would go on to become the largest selling single in history, replacing Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" for that honor.

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