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O. C. Smith

O.C. Smith (June 21, 1932 – November 23, 2001) was an American musician. [1]

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Adult Contemporary (chart)

The Adult Contemporary chart is published weekly by Billboard magazine and lists the most popular songs on adult contemporary radio stations in the United States.

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Album

An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.

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Arkansas

Arkansas is a state located in the Southern region of the United States.

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Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts

Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (also known as Talent Scouts) was an American radio and television variety show which ran on CBS from 1946 until 1958.

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Asia

Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres.

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Beach music

Beach music, also known as Carolina beach music, and to a lesser extent, Beach pop, is a regional genre which developed from various rock/R&B/pop music of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for singles, published weekly by Billboard magazine.

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Bobby Russell

Bobby Russell (19 April 1940, Nashville, Tennessee — 19 November 1992) was an American singer and songwriter.

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Cadence Records

Cadence Records was an American record company based in New York City whose labels had a picture of a metronome.

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California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Carolina Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States.

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Celebrity

Celebrity is fame and public attention in the media, usually applied to a person, or group of people (celebrity couple, family etc.), or occasionally, to animals or fictional entities.

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American flagship recording label, under the ownership of Sony Music Entertainment, operating under the Columbia Music Group.

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Count Basie

William James "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer.

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Country music

Country music is a genre of American popular music that originated in the Southern United States in the 1920s.

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Cover version

In popular music, a cover version or cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording of a previously recorded, commercially released song by someone other than the original artist or composer.

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Europe

Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.

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Grammy Award for Song of the Year

The Grammy Award for Song of the Year is an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.

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Gramophone record

A gramophone record (phonograph record in American English) or vinyl record, commonly known as a "record", is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat polyvinyl chloride (previously shellac) disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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Hit record

A hit record is an audio recording, usually in the form of a single or album, that sells a large number of copies or otherwise becomes broadly popular or well-known, through airplay, club play, inclusion in a film or stage play soundtrack, causing it to have "hit" (appeared on) one of the popular chart listings.

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Hit single

A hit single is a recorded song or instrumental released as a single that has become very popular.

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Horace Heidt

Horace Heidt (May 21, 1901 – December 1, 1986) was an American pianist, big band leader, and radio and television personality.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.

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Human voice

The voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal folds for talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming etc.

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Jazz

Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Kenny Rogers

Kenneth Ray "Kenny" Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer.

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Kent Music Report

The Kent Music Report was a weekly record chart of Australian music singles and albums which was compiled by music enthusiast David Kent from May 1974 through to 1998.

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Little Green Apples

"Little Green Apples" is a song written by Bobby Russell.

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Little Richard

Richard Wayne Penniman (born December 5, 1932), known by his stage name Little Richard, is an American recording artist, songwriter and musician.

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Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Arkansas.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Louisiana

Louisiana (or; État de Louisiane,; Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States.

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Mansfield, Louisiana

Mansfield is a small city in and the parish seat of DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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MGM Records

MGM Records was a record label started by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio in 1946 for the purpose of releasing soundtrack albums of their musical films.

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Music recording sales certification

Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped or sold a certain number of copies.

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Musician

A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.

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Pastor

A pastor (UK:; US) is usually an ordained leader of a Christian congregation.

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Psychology

Psychology is the study of mind and behavior.

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Record chart

A record chart is a ranking of recorded music according to popularity during a given period of time.

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Record label

A record label is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Record producer

A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.

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Recording contract

A recording contract (commonly called a record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label to sell and promote.

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Recording Industry Association of America

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated as R&B or RnB, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940s.

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RPM (magazine)

RPM was a Canadian music industry publication that featured song and album charts for Canada.

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Singing

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm.

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Solo (music)

In music, a solo (from the solo, meaning alone, although assolo is now used in Italy when referring to the musical solo) is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung by a single performer.

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Songwriter

A songwriter is an individual who writes songs and can also be called a composer.

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Soul music

Work Music A prominent origin for 'Soul' music as far as the currently known United States were early Slavery year.

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Sound recording and reproduction

Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical or mechanical inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects.

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South Carolina

South Carolina is a state in the southeastern United States, bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.

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Southern University

Southern University and A&M College is a historically black college in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Sy Oliver

Melvin James "Sy" Oliver (December 17, 1910 – May 28, 1988) was an American jazz arranger, trumpeter, composer, singer and bandleader.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Son of Hickory Holler's Tramp

"The Son of Hickory Holler's Tramp" is a song written by Dallas Frazier.

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Tutti Frutti (song)

"Tutti Frutti" (meaning "all fruits" in Italian) is a song written by Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman) along with Dorothy LaBostrie that was recorded in 1955 and became his first major hit record.

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UK Singles Chart

The UK Singles Chart (titled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling single recordings in the United Kingdom, based upon combined record sales and download numbers, and from the week ending Saturday 5 July 2014, also includes streaming data.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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You're the First, the Last, My Everything

"You're the First, the Last, My Everything" or "You're the First, My Last, My Everything" is a popular song recorded by Barry White.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O._C._Smith

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