1966: Simon And Garfunkel's "I Am a Rock" enters the Hot 100. During its eleven week chart run, it will peak at #3.

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1971: Ike and Tina Turner receive their only Gold record for their version of "Proud Mary", which climbed to #4 in the US.

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1962: Chris Montez records "Let's Dance", which will reach #4 on the Billboard chart and #2 in the UK next Fall.

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1956: Gene Vincent records "Be Bop A Lula" for Capitol Records at Owen Bradley's studio in Nashville, Tennessee. It would climb to #7 in the US and #16 in the UK the following Summer, eventually selling over 2 million copies.

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1975: The English Glam-Rock band Mud attain their third and final UK number one with a cover of Buddy Holly's 1957 hit, "Oh Boy"

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