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Life IS history in the making. Every word we say, everything we do becomes history the moment it is said or done. Life void of memories leaves nothing but emptiness. For those who might consider history boring, think again: It is who we are, what we do and why we are here. We are certainly individuals in our thoughts and deeds but we all germinated from seeds planted long, long ago.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

♫Rewind the Happiness♫

http://viralfave.com/quotes-about-music-and-life-2/Life is a game played to the tune of the changing times. Food, fashion, fads often rule how we eat, dress and play. Regardless of the changes, how few or how many, music is always an accompaniment to the moments played in the game of life. Stops along the journey allow pauses for momentous steps back in time reliving the memories of each bygone era. Soothing melodies provide temporary relief easing the pain of sorrowful moments. Then, there are those wonderful tunes and songs that bring on the feeling of happiness, contentment, peace -  the comfort of heart. Music has it all: passion, pain, joy and tears. We rewind the happiness and listen over and over and over again...

Relive the memories...

Today in Music History: August 7

1965 Herman's Hermits went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I'm Henry VIII I Am'. The single was only released in the US. Singer Peter Noone once interviewed Elvis Presley for UK music paper New Musical Express.
1971 The Bee Gees started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'How Can You Mend A Broken Heart'. It was the group's tenth US hit and first No.1. The Bee Gees penned song was originally offered to Andy Williams, but ultimately the Bee Gees recorded it themselves, it was also later covered by soul singer Al Green.
1976 Elton John and Kiki Dee were at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart', giving Elton his sixth US No.1. It was written by Elton John with Bernie Taupin under the pseudonym "Ann Orson" and "Carte Blanche."
1982  Fleetwood Mac started a five-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Mirage'. The bands third US No.1.

A Bit of Music Trivia
1997  Garth Brooks played to the largest crowd ever in New York's Central Park. An estimated 1 million people attended the live concert with an additional 14.6 million viewing live on HBO. 

2005  James Blunt was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘You're Beautiful’, Mariah Carey was at No.1 on the US charts with ‘We Belong Together’ and Axel F had ‘Crazy Frog’ at No.1 on the Australian singles charts.

And the music goes on beating to the rhythm of the changing times...