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May 24th – Duke Ellington dies – “Satin Doll”

In 1974, #DukeEllington, the great band leader,  died.  Here is one of his greats – #SatinDoll.  Although the song was sun by #EllaFitzgerald, here is the Duke with just his band as a tribute to the “original”.  #singing #feelgood Satin

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May 23rd – Bonnie & Clyde shot by police – “Bonnie and Clyde”

In 1934, #BonnieAndClyde were shot dead by police in a stolen car.  Here is the classic song about their exploits by #GeorgieFame. #singing #feelgood The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde Bonnie and Clyde were pretty looking people But I can

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May 22nd – Jerry Lee Lewis marries – “Great Balls of Fire”

In 1958, #JerryLeeLewis came to London for a tour and announced he had just married his cousin!  Great uproar ensued.  Join in with “Great Balls of Fire”  #singing #feelgood Great Balls of Fire You shake my nerves and you rattle

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May 21st – Amelia Earhart flies across the Atlantic – “Come fly with me”

In 1932, #AmeliaEarhart became the first woman to #fly across the #Atlantic.  Come fly with her to celebrate that achievement #singing #feelgood Come fly with me Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away If you can use some

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May 20th – “Ferry ‘cross the Mersey”

In 1989, Ferry ‘cross the Mersey, recorded to raise money for the Hillsborough victims, began a three week run in the charts.  Here is the original Gerry and the Pacemakers version to sing along to Ferry ‘cross the Mersey Life

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May 19th – Stevie Wonder – “You are the sunshine of my life”

In 1973, #StevieWonder topped the charts with the immortal “You are the sunshine of my life”  After the weekend we have just had – what better song! #singing #feelgood You are the sunshine of my life You are the sunshine

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May 18th – Randy Newman – “You’ve got a friend in me”

In 2012, #Facebook raised $16b in the largest IPO ever.  Let’s ‘friend” them with this Randy Newman hit from Toy Story You’ve got a friend in me You’ve Got A Friend In Me by You’ve got a friend in me

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