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Yes | Time and a Word

1964 – Marvin Gaye records “How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You.” Written by the Motown team of Holland-Dozier-Holland, the title comes from one of Jackie Gleason’s catch phrases.

1969 – The Beatles record “Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard” at Abbey Road studios in London. Paul McCartney also records a demo of his new song “Come and Get It,” which he gives to The Iveys (soon to become known as Badfinger).

1970 – Yes releases their sophomore album, Time and a Word.

1978 – The movie Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, starring Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees, opens in New York City.

1982 – Survivor starts a six week run at #1 on the US singles chart with “Eye Of The Tiger,” taken from the film Rocky III.

Information for this post was gathered from This Day in Music, The Music History Calendar, On This Day, and Wikipedia.

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