Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 30th – Herman’s Hermits – “I’m into something good”

In 1965, Manchester group Herman’s Hermits began their first US tour.  Join them as they sing their No. 1 hit from the previous year. I’m into something good Woke up this mornin’ feelin’ fine There’s somethin’ special on my mind

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April 29th – Duke Ellington – “It don’t mean a thing”

Duke Ellington was born on this day in 1899.  Celebrate by singing “It don’t mean a thing (if it ain’t got that swing)” It don’t mean a thing (if it ain’t got that swing) It don’t mean a thing, if

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April 28th – Mutiny on the Bounty – “I am sailing”

In 1789,  the #MutinyOnTheBounty took place.  We remember that day with #RodStewart’s 1972 classic, “I am sailing”  #singing #feelgood I am Sailing I am sailing, I am sailing, Home again cross the sea. I am sailing, stormy waters, To be

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April 27th – Sandy Shaw – “Puppet on a String”

In 1967, #SandieShaw was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Puppet On A String’, her third UK No.1 and the #Eurovision Song Contest winner that year. Puppet on a String I wonder if one day that, you’ll say

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April 26th – Dusty Springfield – “You don’t have to say you love me”

In 1966, #DustySpringfield achieved her only No.1 in the UK charts, “You don’t have to say you love me”. #feelgood You don’t have to say you love me When I said I needed you You said you would always stay

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April 25th – Ella Fitzgeralds Birthday – “Cheek to Cheek”

Today is Ella Fitzgerald’s birthday so we celebrate that with one of her wonderful songs. Cheek to Cheek Heaven, I’m in heaven And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak And I seem to find the happiness I

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April 24th – Jane Fonda first workout video released – “Eye of the tiger – Survivor”

In 1982, #JaneFonda released her first #workout video.  Can you “survive” a workout?  #Singing #Feelgood Eye of the tiger Rising up, back on the street Did my time, took my chances Went the distance, now I’m back on my feet

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