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May 28th – Percy Sledge – “When a man loves a woman”

In 1966, #PercySledge started a two week run at No. 1 in the US singles chart with “When a man loves a woman”.  Before the recording session the song had no title or lyrics.  So hum along and don’t worry

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May 27th – Buddy Holly – “That’ll be the Day”

In 1958, #BuddyHolly and the Crickets released their first record “That’ll be the Day”.  It was a UK No. 1 and a US No.3. #singing#feelgood That’ll be the Day Well, that’ll be the day, when you say goodbye Yes, that’ll

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May 26th – Bobbie (Boris) Pickett and the Cryptkickers – “Monster Mash”

In 1897 Bram Stoker’s #Dracula went on sale.  More than 60 years later the “classic” #MonsterMash was written.  Enjoy! #singing;#feelgood Monster Mash I was working in the lab late one night When my eyes beheld an eerie sight For my

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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 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 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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