1980: "Sailing" by Christopher Cross was Billboard's top single. The record would sweep the Grammy Awards the next Spring when it won for Song Of The Year and Record Of The Year.

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1964: Rob Orbison's "Oh, Pretty Woman" is released. It will reach Billboard's top spot just four weeks later and enjoy a three week stay.

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1976: A 'live' version of Peter Frampton's "Baby, I Love Your Way" peaks at #12 on the US Pop singles chart.

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1966: Bobby Hebb saw his own composition, "Sunny", become the best selling single in America when it reached the top of the Cashbox chart. The tune has been covered by dozens of other artists, but none achieved the success of the original.

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1976: Donna Summer groans and sighs her way through her erotic Disco hit "Love To Love You Baby" on American Bandstand. Even though the song reached #2 in America, Donna later admitted that she was not completely sure of some of the lyrics, and parts of the song were improvised during the recording.

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