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The Stones go for the Gold and Men @ Work hit #1 twice in Today’s Rock History!

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1966

 The Rolling Stones receive their third Gold record for the album “December’s Children”. It contains, As Tears Go By”, “I’m Free” and “Get Off My Cloud”.

 1972

Jonathan Edwards only Billboard hit, “Sunshine”, tops out at #4, earning a Gold Record for one million sales. At a time of the Vietnam War and Richard Nixon, many folks could relate to the lyrics “He can’t even run his own life, I’ll be damned if he’ll run mine.”

 1977

The Eagles’ career defining album “Hotel California” tops the Billboard Hot 200 chart on the strength of the title track and “New Kid In Town”, both of which went to number one.

1983

Australia’s Men At Work owned both number one spots on the US album and singles charts. “Down Under” was the second number 1 single from the “Business As Usual” LP, following “Who Can It Be Now”.


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