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September 15th – Agatha Christie born – “It’s a mystery”

In 1890, #AgathaChristie was born.  Here is #Toyah with what should have been her theme song.  #singing;#feelgood It’s a mystery Somewhere in the distance Hidden from view Suspended in the atmosphere Waiting to come through Sometimes it’s so far away

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September 14th – Little Richard – “Tutti Frutti”

In 1955, #LittleRichard recorded his hit song #TuttiFrutti  #singing;#feelgood Tutti Frutti Wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom! [Chorus:] Tutti frutti, oh rutti, Tutti frutti, oh rutti, Tutti frutti, oh rutti, Tutti frutti, oh rutti, Tutti frutti, oh

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September 13th – Roald Dahl born – “The Candyman”

In 1916, the famous author #RoaldDahl was born.  Here is a song from the musical film based on #CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory  #singing;#feelgood The Candyman (Candy man) (Hey, Candy man) Alright everybody gather ’round The Candy Man is here What kind of candy

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September 12th – Ancient cave paintings discovered in France – “Flowers are red”

In 1940, at #Lascaux in France, some teenagers discovered paintings that are 15,000 to 17,000 years old in a cave.  Here’s a song by Harry Chapin which describes how they might have got there!  #singing;#feelgood Flowers are red The little

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September 11th – KC and the Sunshine Band – “Shake, shake, shake”

In 1976, KC and the Sunshine band went to No.1 in the USA, with Shake, shake, shake, Shake your booty #singing;#feelgood Shake, shake shake Ah, everybody get on the floor, let’s dance Don’t fight the feeling give yourself a chanceShake,

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September 10th – First ever arrest for drunk driving – “Lilly the Pink”

In 1897, George Smith, a London taxi driver, became the first person to  be arrested for drink driving.  Here are #Scaffold with Lilly the Pink. #singing;#feelgood Lilly the Pink (Chorus) We’ll drink a drink a drink To lily the pink

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September 9th – USA “born” – “America”

In 1776, (carrying on the “rename” theme from yesterday), #Congress renamed the United Colonies as the #USA.  Here is #NeilDiamond and #America  #singing;#feelgood America Far, We’ve been traveling far Without a home But not without a star Free, Only want

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