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The day you were born what was the #1 song?

Old 02-27-15, 11:26 AM
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The day you were born what was the #1 song?

Playback.fm | #1 Song On Your Birthday

June 19, 1946...The Gypsy by The Ink Spots (kind of boring IMO)
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Old 02-27-15, 12:21 PM
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Old 02-27-15, 12:26 PM
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Mr. Sandman by the Chordettes.
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The day you were born what was the #1 song?

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Playback.fm | #1 Song On Your Birthday

June 19, 1946...The Gypsy by The Ink Spots (kind of boring IMO)
Fun thread. I'm a fan of the Great American Songbook, and on my Ipod playlist, about half the songs are before 1950 and only a couple are after 1980 (see my BF profile).

The #1 song on my birthdate was Goodnight, Irene by the Weavers (with Pete Seeger). That site also links to the day you were conceived (Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer by Gene Autry).
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...I'm a fan of the Great American Songbook, and on my Ipod playlist, about half the songs are before 1950 and only a couple are after 1980 (see my BF profile).

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Mr. Sandman by the Chordettes.
It's on my I-pod playlist.
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Old 02-27-15, 12:58 PM
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I was born under a good 'song' sign: "Rock around the Clock" by Bill Haley and the Comets.
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Appropriately, it was Joy to the World (Three Dog Night).
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Originally Posted by Jim from Boston View Post
It's on my I-pod playlist.
Mine too. Most of my ipod playlist is oldies and classical. Another of my favorites is, "The Wanderer"
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The day you were born what was the #1 song?

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Mr. Sandman by the Chordettes.

Originally Posted by Jim from Boston View Post
It's on my I-pod playlist.

Originally Posted by tg16 View Post
Mine too. Most of my ipod playlist is oldies and classical. Another of my favorites is, "The Wanderer"
Coincidence or supressed memory?

I'd say my favorite 50's Rock tune is At the Hop by Danny and the Juniors.
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Old 02-27-15, 01:48 PM
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Old 02-27-15, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Jim from Boston View Post
The day you were born what was the #1 song?


Coincidence or supressed memory?

I'd say my favorite 50's Rock tune is At the Hop by Danny and the Juniors.
As the pilosopher, Pink Floyd, said, "The dreams of an old man are the deeds of a young man." But at my age, there is no suppressed memory...what's gone is long gone.
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Heartbreak Hotel

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I was a hunk, a hunk of burning love when I was born.

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"I'm Making Believe" by The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald

According to another source it was "Don't Fence Me In" by Bing Crosby and Andrews Sisters

Not sure I've ever heard either one. Definitely can't remember the words or the tune if I have.
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me too.... June 20, 1946
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Originally Posted by RonH View Post
"I'm Making Believe" by The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald

According to another source it was "Don't Fence Me In" by Bing Crosby and Andrews Sisters

Not sure I've ever heard either one. Definitely can't remember the words or the tune if I have.
Oooh, Oooh...Call on me. I recognize the second (no Googling):

"Give me land, lots of land under starry skies above;
"Don't fence me in.
(...forgot...)
"Let me ride to the ridge where the West commences;
"Gaze at the moon until I lose my senses.
"Can't look at hovels and I can't stand fences;
"Don't fence me in."


Not too bad:

Oh, give me land, lots of land under starry skies above
Don't fence me in
Let me ride in the wide open country I love
Don't fence me in
Let me be by myself in the evening breeze
And listen to the murmur of the cottonwood trees
Send me off forever, but I ask you please
Don't fence me in

Just turn me loose
Let me straddle my old saddle
Underneath the western sky
Let me wander over yonder
'Til I see the mountains rise

I want to ride to the ridge where the west commences
Gaze at the moon until I lose my senses
Can't look at hobbles and I can't stand fences
Don't fence me in

See also Wikipedia entry, FYA:

Don't Fence Me In (song) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Mine was My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own by Connie Francis for my birth date and Why by Frankie Avalon for my conceived date.

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Depends if number one ranking means best seller or most played on radio and juke boxes.
Best seller, Vaya con Dios, Les Paul and Mary Ford, most played, You, you you, Ames Brothers.
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I Need You Now by Eddie Fisher

They must not have been playing it in the delivery room, though, or maybe I was too preoccupied. It doesn't sound familiar.
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Originally Posted by bruce19 View Post
Playback.fm | #1 Song On Your Birthday

June 19, 1946...The Gypsy by The Ink Spots (kind of boring IMO)
Re-done in the '70's by Doug Sahm and the Sir Douglas Quintet. Swingin'!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJjPCz6PFkk
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My BD song: I Can Dream, Can't I? by the Andrews Sisters.

Hmmmmm..........maybe I'll listen to that sometime.
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