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Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:44 pm After 50 years, Creedence Clearwater Revival gets its first No. 1 Billboard hit with "Have You Ever Seen The Rain".
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... board-hit/
That's always been my favorite of theirs. If any one was going to make it, I'm not surprised it's that one.
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Lefty wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:50 pm
Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:44 pm After 50 years, Creedence Clearwater Revival gets its first No. 1 Billboard hit with "Have You Ever Seen The Rain".
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... board-hit/
That's always been my favorite of theirs. If any one was going to make it, I'm not surprised it's that one.
It's not clear to me what prompted the return to the charts. Some kind of digital sales discount coupled to a coordinated fan campaign to buy copies?
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Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:57 pm
Lefty wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:50 pm
Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:44 pm After 50 years, Creedence Clearwater Revival gets its first No. 1 Billboard hit with "Have You Ever Seen The Rain".
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... board-hit/
That's always been my favorite of theirs. If any one was going to make it, I'm not surprised it's that one.
It's not clear to me what prompted the return to the charts. Some kind of digital sales discount coupled to a coordinated fan campaign to buy copies?
Extreme drought in the West?
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mas3cf wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 7:00 pm
Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:57 pm
Lefty wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:50 pm
Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:44 pm After 50 years, Creedence Clearwater Revival gets its first No. 1 Billboard hit with "Have You Ever Seen The Rain".
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... board-hit/
That's always been my favorite of theirs. If any one was going to make it, I'm not surprised it's that one.
It's not clear to me what prompted the return to the charts. Some kind of digital sales discount coupled to a coordinated fan campaign to buy copies?
Extreme drought in the West?
probably the drought, this isn't a Hot 100 #1, which would be the overall #1, it is the "Rock Digital Song Sales" chart.

I've said it before, but because of streaming changing the industry, and Billboard changing with it to remain relevant, we're going to see a lot of weird things happen and records broken; while other records will never be in danger of falling.
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triviawayne wrote: Thu Jul 08, 2021 7:39 am probably the drought, this isn't a Hot 100 #1, which would be the overall #1, it is the "Rock Digital Song Sales" chart.

I've said it before, but because of streaming changing the industry, and Billboard changing with it to remain relevant, we're going to see a lot of weird things happen and records broken; while other records will never be in danger of falling.
And hey, after it pours all over them for a while, they can make another CCR song their second #1.
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BrigadierSolo13 wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:03 pm Argentina have won the 2021 Copa America, beating host nation Brazil, 1-0. It is their 15th title, but their first since 1993.

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi wins his 1st title playing for his country.
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The Copa America has just 1 hit in the J-Archives.
Lionel Messi has 5 hits, and his first name is pronounced leo-NELL. His last name is pronounced just like "messy"
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BrigadierSolo13 wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:08 pm
BrigadierSolo13 wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:03 pm Argentina have won the 2021 Copa America, beating host nation Brazil, 1-0. It is their 15th title, but their first since 1993.

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi wins his 1st title playing for his country.
BTW, just for reference:

The Copa America has just 1 hit in the J-Archives.
Lionel Messi has 5 hits, and his first name is pronounced leo-NELL. His last name is pronounced just like "messy"
It's my fault. I went out this morning wearing my Brasil shirt. At halftime when I had to go out again it was 1-0 Argentina and I switched to that shirt.
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MarkBarrett wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:24 pm
BrigadierSolo13 wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:08 pm
BrigadierSolo13 wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:03 pm Argentina have won the 2021 Copa America, beating host nation Brazil, 1-0. It is their 15th title, but their first since 1993.

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi wins his 1st title playing for his country.
BTW, just for reference:

The Copa America has just 1 hit in the J-Archives.
Lionel Messi has 5 hits, and his first name is pronounced leo-NELL. His last name is pronounced just like "messy"
It's my fault. I went out this morning wearing my Brasil shirt. At halftime when I had to go out again it was 1-0 Argentina and I switched to that shirt.
My only solace is that I was at work and didn't have to watch this game. Hopefully tomorrow's Euro finals will be more entertaining. It has every reason to be more offensively explosive, which means it will end up 0-0 and go to PK's...
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Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:44 pm After 50 years, Creedence Clearwater Revival gets its first No. 1 Billboard hit with "Have You Ever Seen The Rain".
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... board-hit/
But why did it hit #1 now?
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Drangvoor wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 9:38 am
Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:44 pm After 50 years, Creedence Clearwater Revival gets its first No. 1 Billboard hit with "Have You Ever Seen The Rain".
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... board-hit/
But why did it hit #1 now?
Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:57 pm It's not clear to me what prompted the return to the charts. Some kind of digital sales discount coupled to a coordinated fan campaign to buy copies?
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Drangvoor wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 9:38 am
Robert K S wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:44 pm After 50 years, Creedence Clearwater Revival gets its first No. 1 Billboard hit with "Have You Ever Seen The Rain".
https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcinty ... board-hit/
But why did it hit #1 now?
He posted a video on TikTok and it got over 4 million views so far.
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No hits for Biz Markie in the J-Archive. Do we expect that to change?
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morbeedo wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:37 am No hits for Biz Markie in the J-Archive. Do we expect that to change?
I wouldn’t. I’m surprised there isn’t a single hit though.
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triviawayne wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:45 am
morbeedo wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:37 am No hits for Biz Markie in the J-Archive. Do we expect that to change?
I wouldn’t. I’m surprised there isn’t a single hit though.
It's the opposite for Beyoncé who has been part of 8 clues this season.
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MarkBarrett wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:04 am
triviawayne wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:45 am
morbeedo wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:37 am No hits for Biz Markie in the J-Archive. Do we expect that to change?
I wouldn’t. I’m surprised there isn’t a single hit though.
It's the opposite for Beyoncé who has been part of 8 clues this season.
Could be because she has more than 50 times as many Hot 100 singles
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morbeedo wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:37 am No hits for Biz Markie in the J-Archive. Do we expect that to change?
That's genuinely surprising. I've even used him in a TD before.
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Ironhorse wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 11:39 am
morbeedo wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:37 am No hits for Biz Markie in the J-Archive. Do we expect that to change?
That's genuinely surprising. I've even used him in a TD before.
I first learned he existed when I read he no longer exists.
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Bamaman wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:40 pm
Ironhorse wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 11:39 am
morbeedo wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:37 am No hits for Biz Markie in the J-Archive. Do we expect that to change?
That's genuinely surprising. I've even used him in a TD before.
I first learned he existed when I read he no longer exists.
I learned that his name was not pronounced like Markie Post, but like a movie sign.
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trainman wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:59 pm Golf name to know: Collin Morikawa, who just won the 2021 Open Championship in Scotland. Combined with his August 2020 win at the PGA Championship, he's the first player since Bobby Jones in 1926 to win two majors in eight or fewer starts.
The 2021 Open Championship was held in England, not Scotland. It’s actually the southernmost course in the Open rota.
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teapot37 wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:25 am The IOC has added an extra word to the Olympic Motto: "Faster, Higher, Stronger - Together".
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Just without spectators. Spectators can be together...over there. Outside the Village.
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