Friday, September 9, 2022

Music History Today: September 9, 2022

September 9, 1975: Michael Bublé was born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.
Michael Bublé became the preeminent neo-crooner of his generation. Influenced by classic singers such as Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett as well as more modern artists (most notably Harry Connick, Jr.).
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Michael Bublé

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With his third album and major-label debut, 2003's Michael Bublé, he topped the charts in Canada and won New Artist of the Year at the Juno Awards. 
Read more: Allmusic
September 9, 1967: Bobby Vee peaked at Number 3 on the US music chart with "Come Back When You Grow Up." 
"Come Back When You Grow Up" was a comeback for the 24 year-old Bobby Vee. The song was ranked #15 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1967. 
Read more: Wikipedia

September 9, 1989: Michael Morales had an American hit in the top 40 of Billboard's Hot 100 when his cover of the Romantics' "What I Like About You" moved from 43 to 39. It would peak at Number 28.

September 9, 2006: Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" blasted from Number 31 to the top of the US chart. 

Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake

"Sexy back" appears only three times in the track, but it shows up at the beginning and again at the end, which make it memorable. It's also a it's a unique title, which makes it stand out. 
Read more: Songfacts

September 9, 2000: Duets, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis, was released at the Toronto Film Festival. Paltrow and Lewis's duet cover of "Cruisin'" reached Number 1 on the Adult Contemporary chart.

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Michael Bublé

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