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What is your favorite song that was #1 on your birthday?

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To see the list of songs that were number ones on each birthday, Click Here and put in your date of birth and select birth date in the field for special occasion. Then chose which song on that list you like the most. (Maybe you will want to go back in time and choose one from before you were born). Also what songs do you not like that were #1s on your birthday?

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I'm going to have to go with End of the Road by Boyz II Men. There aren't a lot of good songs that were #1 on my birthday in my lifetime.

Before I was born, probably Hey Jude, which was over a decade prior to my birth.

Worst: Soulja Boy from a few years ago. A lot of the more recent ones I have never heard of based on title alone.

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Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Miracles - The Tears Of A Clown

Billy Paul - Me And Mrs Jones

Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl

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These would have to be my favorites…

The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand

The Temptations - My Girl

The J. Geils Band - Centerfold

Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Van Halen - Jump

And the most recent song on the list I recognize, mainly because it was a country song:

Lonestar - Amazed (2000)

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There're hundreds of great songs from the year of my birth...1960. But I'll just mention 50 and the fact they were all #1 to me.

1. The Twist - Chubby Checker

2. Beyond The Sea - Bobby Darin

3. Are You Lonesome Tonight? - Elvis Presley

4. Wild One - Bobby Rydell

5. Volare - Bobby Rydell

6. I'm Sorry - Brenda Lee

7. Money (That's What I Want) - Barrett Strong

8. This Magic Moment - the Drifters

9. It's Now Or Never - Elvis Presley

10. Wonderful World - Sam Cooke

11. You're Sixteen - Johnny Burnette

12. Cathy's Clown - the Everly Brothers

13. Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles

14. Only The Lonely - Roy Orbison

15. Hot Rod Lincoln - Johnny Bond

16. Tell Laura I Love Her - Ray Peterson

17. Harbor Lights - the Platters

18. Shimmy Shimmy Ko-Ko-Bop - Little Anthony & the Imperials

19. Chain Gang - Sam Cooke

20. Save The Last Dance For Me - the Drifters

21. Stuck On You - Elvis Presley

22. Where Or When - Dion & The Belmonts

23. Teen Angel - Mark Dinning

24. Devil Or Angel - Bobby Vee

25. Stay - Maurice Williams and the Zodiaks

26. Swingin' School - Bobby Rydell

27. Finger Poppin' Time - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

28. Sweet Nothin's - Brenda Lee

29. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini - Brian Hylan

30. Poetry In Motion - Johnny Tillotson

31. Last Date - Floyd Cramer

32. Baby (You've Got What It Takes) - Dinah Washington & Brook Benton

33. Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

34. Puppy Love - Paul Anka

35. When Will I Be Loved? - the Everly Brothers

36. Walk, Don't Run - the Ventures

37. Mama - Connie Francis

38. Theme From "A Summer Place" - Percy Faith

39. Running Bear - Johnny Preston

40. Alley-Oop - Hollywood Argyles

41. My Heart Has A Mind Of It's Own - Connie Francis

42. El Paso - Marty Robbins

43. Let The Little Girl Dance - Billy Bland

44. Handy Man - Jimmy Jones

45. Way Down Yonder In New Orleans - Freddie Cannon

46. A Thousand Stars - Kathy Young and the Innocents

47. Stairway To Heaven - Neil Sedaka

48. Mission Bell - Donnie Brooks

49. Walking To New Orleans - Fats Domino

50. Mr. Custer - Bobby Verne

I always liked #42 El Paso

Not many dislike Spanish guitar though a few show no badges. Imagine this...

A thousand men, say, go searchin' for gold.

After six months, one of them's lucky: one out of a thousand. His find represents not only his own labor, but that of nine hundred and ninety-nine others to boot.

That's six thousand months, five hundred years, scramblin' over a mountain, goin' hungry and thirsty.

Gold's a devilish sort of thing, anyway.

You start out, you tell yourself you'll be satisfied with 25,000 handsome smackers worth of it.

After months of sweatin' yourself dizzy, and growin' short on provisions, and findin' nothin', you finally come down to 15,000, then ten. Finally, you say,

"Lord, let me just find $5,000 worth and I'll never ask for anythin' more the rest of my life."

:D

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If I answer this I may be admitting I could be one of the oldest music lovers among you. :o

I don't recognize most of the songs that were

hit records the year I was born except for

"Ghost Riders in the Sky" by Vaughn Monroe.

And "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"

by Gene Autry

Good God, I'm old, but not in my head. :cool:

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