Monday, December 12, 2022

Music History Today: December 13, 2022

December 13, 1997: LeAnn Rimes peaked at Number 2 with "How Do I Live."

“How Do I Live” was originally intended as a soundtrack from the movie Con Air. The song was recorded by Leann Rimes and Trisha Yearwood.

LeAnn Rimes  "How Do I Live"

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Yearwood's version gained major awards. Thus, in the 1998 Grammy Awards, Yearwood and Rimes were nominated for the same song in the same category. LeAnn Rimes performed the song at the award show, while Trisha Yearwood won the Best Country Vocal Performance. 
Read more: Country Thang Daily

December 13, 1969: Stevie Wonder's "Yester-me, Yester-you, Yesterday" topped out in the US at Number 7. 

"Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday" was released by Stevie Wonder from the album My Cherie Amour. It reached number 7 on the pop singles chart and became Wonder's ninth Top 10 single of the 1960s. The single fared even better on the UK singles chart, where it reached number 2 in November 1969, and at that time, it was Wonder's biggest UK hit. 
Read more: Wikipedia

December 13, 1975: C.W. McCall blasted into the top 40 section of Billboard's chart, from Number 82 to 29, with "Convoy."

C.W. McCall's novelty hit “Convoy” topped both the country and pop chart, sold more than 2 million copies, inspired a 1978 movie of the same name starring Kris Kristofferson, and helped add jargon like “10-4, good buddy” into the national lexicon. 
Read more: Songfacts

December 13, 1985: Phil Collins made his US TV acting debut on Miami Vice playing a drug dealer in the episode Phil the Shill.

December 13, 2003: Michelle Branch's "Breathe" moved into the top 40 section of Billboard's Hot 100 to Number 36, where it peaked. It was the second single from her second album, Hotel Paper. 

How Do I Live
Leann Rimes

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