Today in Music History: Jimmy Soul, Archie Bell & Drells, Simple Minds

On this date forty-eight years ago, Jimmy Soul's entertaining hit If You Wanna Be Happy starts a two-week run at the top.  Five years later, Archie Bell and the Drells start their own two-week run at the top with the soul classic Tighten Up  ("We dance just as good as we walk").  Seventeen years after this, the Simple Minds hit the top with Don't You (Forget About Me) from The Breakfast Club:

 

 

   

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