1995: Elton John and Tim Rice win the Oscar for Best Original Song from a Motion Picture for "Can You Feel The Love" from The Lion King.

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1957: Ricky Nelson records his first tunes for the Verve label. "A Teenager's Romance" will climb to #2 on the Billboard chart and a cover of Fats Domino's "I'm Walkin'" will reach #4. Over his fifteen year recording career, Rick will place 36 songs in the US Top 4

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1971: New York radio station WNBC banned the song "One Toke Over the Line" by Brewer and Shipley because of its alleged drug references. Other stations around the country follow suit, but the record still makes it to Billboard's #10.

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1973: The O'Jays followed their Billboard #3 hit, "Back Stabbers" by topping the chart with "Love Train".

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1958: A teenage quartet from Hollywood, California who called themselves The Four Preps saw their first big hit, "Twenty-Six Miles (Santa Catalina)" peak at #2 on the Hot 100. They would go on to place six more songs in the Top 40 over the next four years, including "Big Man" (#3) and "Down By The Station" (#13).

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