Rock and Roll August 4

1956 – The Platters score their second number one hit with their version of “My Prayer”.

1957 – The Everly Brothers appear on The Ed Sullivan Show singing their new hit “Wake Up Little Susie”.

1963 – The Beatles show up on the U.S. record charts for the first time with “From Me To You”.

1973 – The Carpenters get on the charts with “Yesterday Once More” and the song becomes their largest selling record worldwide.

1984 – Purple Rain Prince’s sixth album gets on the charts and stays there for 24 weeks.


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