1964 – The Kinks Score Their First Hit – You Really Got Me

August 13th, 1964

The Kinks score their first hit as “You Really Got Me,” written by Ray Davies on his mother’s piano, enters the British charts.


1965:The Beatles, Help!
1966:The Supremes, “You Can’t Hurry Love”


1930:Guy Lombardo, “Go Home And Tell Your Mother”
1952:Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, “Hound Dog”
1959:Brenda Lee, “Sweet Nothin’s”
1964:The Supremes, “Baby Love”
1968:The Beatles: “Sexy Sadie,” “Yer Blues”
1969:The Guess Who, “American Woman”


1966:The Lovin’ Spoonful’s “Summer In The City” hits #1

source: aboutentertainment

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