This Day in Music, September 10: You Can't Hurry Love

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1963: The Daily Mirror published a two-page article about The Beatles. Written by Donald Zec, the feature is entitled "Four Frenzied Little Lord Fauntleroys Who Are Earning 5,000 Pounds A Week." Zec, who had attended a Beatles concert in Luton on Sept. 6 and then invited them to his home to complete the interview, referred to The Beatles' haircuts as "a stone-age hair style." The article provided a major boost to their career.

1965: The Byrds begin recording "Turn! Turn! Turn!." Unlike their first hit, "Mr. Tambourine Man," members of the group itself were permitted to play instead of session musicians.

1966: The Supremes started a two-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with "You Can't Hurry Love," the group's sixth US No.1. It made No.3 in the UK and gave Phil Collins a UK No.1 in 1982.

2005: The 1967 Beatles track "A Day In The Life" from Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was voted the best British song of all time by music experts. The survey by Q magazine called the track "the ultimate sonic rendition of what it means to be British." The Kinks' song "Waterloo Sunset" came second in the poll and "Wonderwall" by Oasis was voted in third place.

2007: Pamela Anderson's ex-husband Kid Rock was involved in an alleged assault on drummer Tommy Lee (who was also married to the actress up until 1998). Police interviewed witnesses to a tussle involving the pair at the MTV Music Video Awards in Las Vegas. Lee was removed from the ceremony while Rock was allowed to stay.

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A former musician, Neil was in the 80's group The Cheaters who were once signed to EMI's Parlophone label, and released three albums. He was also a radio presenter and is still a regular music pundit on various BBC stations. Neil is the founder of the award winning web site This Day in Music which is…

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