1975: Paul Simon reached #1 on the US album chart with "Still Crazy After All These Years", which produced four US Top 40 hits, "Gone at Last" (#23), "My Little Town" (#9), "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" (#1) and the title track (#40).

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1964: The Zombies' debut single "She's Not There" tops the Cashbox Best Sellers chart. It reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #12 in the UK.

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1972: Billy Paul received a Gold record for "Me and Mrs. Jones", which was still climbing the US charts on its way to number one in mid-December. Paul's only other appearance on the Billboard Top 40 would come in 1974 when "Thanks For Saving My Life" would reach #37.

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1988: A Florida trio called Will To Power achieved a Billboard number one hit by combining Peter Frampton's "Baby, I Love Your Way" with Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Freebird".

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1972: The Temptations' version of "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" gave the Motown group their fourth US number one song. The Temps' Otis Williams would later say that he considers "Papa" to be the last real classic the group recorded. An earlier rendition by The Undisputed Truth had stalled at number 63.

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