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Wednesday When It Was Music ~ “It Must Be Him” ~ Vikki Carr

 

Written by Music: Gilbert Bécaud, Lyrics: originally in French, Title: “Seul Sur Son Étoile” by Maurice Vidalin.
New English lyrics and title by were written by Mack David.

Carr scored number 3 on the Billboard 100 and #2 in the UK & AUS with this single in 1966.

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Motown Monday ~ “Open the Door to Your Heart” ~ Darrell Banks

Written by Donnie Elbert.
Released in 1966 on Detroit’s Revilot Records.

“Open the Door to Your Heart” legal name was “Walk Right In”. And I was lucky enough to have found it at all on You Tube.

The song went to #2 on the R&B chart and #27 on Billboard’s 100. Later that year he also did well with “Somebody (Somewhere) Needs You”. Then he moved on to Atco Records but never had another song chart. Many wondered why he was never signed to Motown considering he already had a million hit seller.

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Wednesday Washout ~ Rain ~ The Beatles

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Sunday “Summertime” ~ Billy Stewart

Written by George Gershwin – Music
DuBose Heyward – Lyrics

There was no other like Billy Stewart. This man blew this 1935 written song completely apart with his rendition in 1966. Talk about explosive, man a total understatement.

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Thankless Thursday ~ “(We Ain’t Got) Nothin’ Yet” ~ The Blues Magoos

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Song of the Day ~ Sinatra ~ That’s Life

Released in 1966……… Written by Dean Kay and Kelly Gordon

 

And that’s about the size of it people. Just keep on keeping on…………… Continue reading

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