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'Stay' By Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs: The Shortest ...

April 30, 2021

Photo of MAURICE WILLIAMS & THE ZODIACS; Group portrait (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns) "Stay" made Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs a one-hit wonder when the s...

Otis Redding's 'Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay:' A #1 H...

March 16, 2021

Soul singer Otis Redding poses for a portrait in May 1966 in London, England. (Photo by Cyrus Andrews/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) When Otis Redding's...

Lorne Greene's 'Ringo,' A Bonanza Star's Hokey Cowboy #...

December 5, 2020

Lorne Greene (1915-1987), Canadian actor and cowboy pop star, circa 1970. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) Lorne Green's "Ringo," a cowboy son...

'Please Mr. Postman:' From Marvelettes To Carpenters Co...

January 25, 2020

"Please Mr. Postman" by the Marvelettes and later The Carpenters is one of the most successful pop or R&B compositions ever. This ode to snail mail frustrati...

'Knock Three Times' By Dawn: Lyrics And Strange Story O...

January 23, 2020

Tony Orlando and Dawn circa 1975. L-R: Telma Hopkins, Tony Orlando, Joyce Vincent Wilson. (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns) "Knock Three Times" became a #1 hit ...