On this day in 1953, Eartha Kitt recorded “Santa Baby.”

“Sugar, Sugar” by the Archies was the #1 song on this day in 1969, also the #1 song of the year.

On this day in 1973, Ringo Starr released the single “Photograph,” a song written by Starr and George Harrison. The song made it all the way to #1 and sold over a million copies.

ABBA visits the White House, on this day in 1979, while on tour for the first and only time in America. They meet President Carter’s daughter Amy, who is a big fan.

Rockers do crazy stuff. On this day in 1989, Motley Crue played a warm-up show for their forthcoming Dr. Feelgood tour at the Whisky-A-Go-Go under the fake name, The Foreskins. Parts of the performance were used in their next video, ‘Kickstart My Heart’.

Eddie Kendricks of The Temptations died at age 52 on this day in 1992. He sang “The Way You Do The Things You Do,””Get Ready,”and “Just My Imagination” for the Temps and hit #1 as a solo artist with “Keep On Truckin.”

On this day in 1993, The Beatles albums “1962-1966” and “1966-1970” were released on CD for the first time.

A couple of rock-n-roll birthdays today with Brian Johnson of AC/DC fame and Steve Miller both celebrating.

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