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The Essential Hank Snow

#OnNow Hank Snow-(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I πŸ˜• Elvis took his version of this country song to platinum https://amzn.to/3j8ggP1

Doo Wop Box

#OnNow Moonglows-Sincerely πŸ’• Original Doo-Wop #1 turned into a #1 pop gold record by the McGuire Sisters https://amzn.to/3DP4wZo

The Lego Movie Soundtrack

#OnNow Tegan & Sara-Everything Is AWESOME!!! πŸ”¨ How can you not love a tune with 3 ! especially when you can't hide from it throughout The Lego Movie Soundtrack https://amzn.to/3ARKWKe

#OnNow Mabel King-Don't Nobody Bring Me No Bad News βœ’οΈ Wicked Witch of the West Evillene's signature tune in both the Broadway & film version of The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical Wonderful Wizard of Oz https://amzn.to/2XktWhQ

#OnNow Survivor-Burning Heart πŸ’› international hit about an all or nothing battle in the Cold War and Rocky IV http://amzn.to/2zPPIwS

#OnNow Paul Carrack-Battlefield βš”οΈ song didn't chart proving love & the music business are battlefields http://amzn.to/2jkzPYg

#OnNow Mocedades-Eres tu πŸ‘‰ international top 10 hit after 2nd place in 1973 Eurovision Song Contest for Spain http://amzn.to/2iPdOg6

#OnNow No Doubt-Excuse Me Mr. πŸ‘“ minor hit about a guy who won't notice co-writer Gwen Stefani http://amzn.to/2jkxYCH

#OnNow Destiny's Child-Survivor ⛳️ Grammy-winner co-writen by BeyoncΓ©, covered by Jill Sobule & Vanilla Ice http://amzn.to/2ySsPIZ

#OnNow Glenn Miller-In the Mood 🎷 US #1 featured in Sun Valley Serenade 2 years after first recording by Edgar Hayes http://amzn.to/2ieImaK

#OnNow Patti Smith-Because The Night πŸŒ† by Bruce Springsteen, also international hit for 10,000 Maniacs & Cascada http://amzn.to/2yU2M4k

#OnNow Mama's & Papa's-California Dreamin' πŸŒ… surpassed Barry McGuire's version to become Rolling Stone's #89 Greatest Song http://amzn.to/2zPDPnb

#OnNow New Kids on the Block-Step By Step πŸ‘ž Maurice Starr's remake of his Superiors song sold over 10 million singles http://amzn.to/2yUFlHT

#OnNow Enya-Storms In Africa 🌍 made UK #41 in a version with English lyrics http://amzn.to/2zQGwF5

#OnNow Sara Evans-Suds In The Bucket πŸ›€ US #1 about a girl who runs off to #LoveVegas http://amzn.to/2xp8vub

#OnNow Angelwitch-Angel Witch πŸ‘Ό despite good reviews, neither song nor album had much commercial success http://amzn.to/2geCi52

#OnNow Elton John & Kiki Dee-Don't Go Breaking My Heart πŸ’” US #1 pastiche of Motown duets became first UK #1 for both http://amzn.to/2zQvpfi

#OnNow Van Morrison-Moondance πŸŒœπŸŒ› about his favorite season autumn, reached Hot 100 7 years after album release http://amzn.to/2vsxhs0

#OnNow Ruslana-Wild Dances πŸ’ƒ Ukraine's first winning entry in Eurovision Song Contest 2004 & Grand Theft Auto IV http://amzn.to/2xnE8E8

#OnNow Talk Talk-It's My Life 🌼 this & Grammy-nom No Doubt cover international Top 40 & featured on many video games http://amzn.to/2wIYeMC

#OnNow Melanie-What Have They Done To My Song Ma 🎢 B-side of The Nickel Song, covered by many artists including Miley Cyrus http://amzn.to/2xntzBJ

#OnNow Sophie B Hawkins-As I Lay Me Down πŸŒ† US #1, Aussie #7 about a faraway loved one written in memory of her father http://amzn.to/2gfATuK

#OnNow tATu-Ya Soshla S Uma πŸ‘­ International #1 about 2 girl's lesbian relationship fitting meaning of group's name http://amzn.to/2geIVUW

#OnNow Tanya Tucker-It's A Little To Late πŸ’˜ US #2 ignoring the consequences after you've lost your heart http://amzn.to/2vs44h5

#OnNow Debbie Gibson-Electric Youth πŸ‘§ US #7 about being young and ignored by adults http://amzn.to/2smToD7

#OnNow Supertramp-It's Raining Again πŸŒ‚ Roger Hodgson sang all vocals on his composition, melodica solo by Rick Davies http://amzn.to/2wIvyDo

#OnNow Boz Scaggs-We're All Alone 🎦 his B-side became US #1 for Rita Coolidge & spliced together as unofficial duet http://amzn.to/2smSarg

#OnNow Boston-More Than A Feeling πŸ’› US #5 with Smokin on B-side, main riff referenced in Nirvana-Smells Like Teen Spirit http://amzn.to/2gfDsND

#OnNow Jimmy Buffett-Boat Drinks 🍹 never a single record, but winter dreams of the beach still popular http://amzn.to/2tw2m0O

#OnNow Desmond Dekker-Israelites πŸ’Έ in 1969 among first reggae international hits, in Drugstore Cowboy & other movies http://amzn.to/2snpHS2

#OnNow Martina McBride-Indepedence Day 🏑 first recording of this US #12 written by Gretchen Peters about domestic abuse http://amzn.to/2u5ntUM

#OnNow Deep Purple-Pictures Of Home 🎨 driving guitar riff & bass line underline song about homesickness http://amzn.to/2tvY5KY

#OnNow Daniel Boone-Beautiful Sunday 🌞 international #1 that failed to crack US top 40 http://amzn.to/2s8azE0