Top 10 at 10 - July 2nd in Music History

Jul 02, 2014

By Valerie Massie

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WEDNESDAY – JULY 2 IN MUSIC HISTORY
This one’s a new idea! Each of the songs below has a connection to July 2nd. These are ranked in order of chart success.

10. LOVE ME – BUDDY HOLLY – Released July 2, 1956

9. GOLDEN SLUMBERS / THE WEIGHT / THE END – THE BEATLES – Recorded July 2, 1969

8. AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ US NOW – McFADDEN & WHITEHEAD – Gene McFadden born July 2, 1948

7. GEORGY GIRL – THE SEEKERS – Co-written by Tom Springfield (Dusty’s brother), born July 2, 1934

6. IS IT REALLY OVER – JIM REEVES – Last song he ever recorded, July 2, 1962

5. GONNA FLY NOW (THEME FROM “ROCKY”) – BILL CONTI – Hits #1 on Pop chart, July 2 1977.

4. STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT – FRANK SINATRA – Hits #1 on the Pop chart, July 2 1966.

3. CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU – THE TEMPTATIONS – Sung by Paul Williams, born July 2, 1939

2. HOUND DOG – ELVIS PRESLEY – Recorded July 2, 1956

1. DON’T BE CRUEL – ELVIS PRESLEY – Recorded July 2, 1956

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