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  1. "Always on My Mind" Songwriter Wayne Carson Dies at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Country Weekly

    ... success with Eddy Arnold's "Somebody Like Me," a No. 1 hit in 1966. The following year, Memphis-based rock band The Box Tops took Wayne's song "The Letter" to the top of the pop charts. "The Letter" became a rock and pop classic and was rerecorded ...

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  2. Charlize Theron invited President Obama to a strip clubRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Home

    ... Grammy-winning songwriter Wayne Carson, who wrote hits like the Willie Nelson classic "Always On My Mind," and The Box Tops' "The Letter," has died.

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  3. Loveland Cycle 'n Fitness has a new focus on feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... Grammy-winning songwriter Wayne Carson, who wrote hits like the Willie Nelson classic "Always On My Mind," and The Box Tops' "The Letter," has died.

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  4. Wayne Carson, writer of Always On My Mind, dies at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | ABC News

    ... e was Wayne Carson Thompson, included The Letter, a number one song in 1967 for Memphis soul-influenced rockers The Box Tops, and country singer Conway Twitty's I See The Want To In Your Eyes.

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  5. Wayne Carson, "Always on My Mind"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | CMT.com

    ... when Eddy Arnold recorded his "Somebody Like Me," which went to No. 1 and stayed there for four weeks. In 1967, the Box Tops had a No. 1 pop hit with "The Letter." More than two dozen artists would subsequently record cover versions, among them Joe ...

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  6. Awful - Minions' makes us appreciate Pixar moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... For example, the minions break into a gibberish version of "Make 'Em Laugh" from "Singin' in the Rain." The Box Tops song "The Letter" and the Kinks' "You Really Got Me" underscore respective scenes, which are animated slapstick and have nothing to ...

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  7. Tedeschi Trucks, Sharon Jones & Dap-Kings Cover The LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | JamBase

    ... has one of the most soulful voices of all-time. The two bands then treated fans to a stirring rendition of The Box Tops #1 hit from 1967 "The Letter" performed in a similar style to Joe Cocker's version of the tune. Sharon and Susan traded off ...

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  8. Chris Stamey's new Euphoria balances details and delightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    ... Chilton song for R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe to sing, Stamey selected "The Letter," a hit by Chilton's first group, The Box Tops. The understated brilliance of the original score stunned him. "They were like haiku," he says of the song's separate parts. ...

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  9. Marc Cohn stages stellar homecoming show in Cleveland cathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Hailing from Marc's 1970 project, "The Letter" was a nice nod to writer Wayne Carson Thompson-and to The Box Tops (Alex Chilton, etc.), who hit big that year with the breakup song. "Perfect Love" saw Cohn temporarily ditch his piano and strum an ...

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  10. Ken Birdsong Celebrates 50 Years of Broadcast RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Englewood Review

    ... got to fly a Cessna 152 for a radio promotion, introduced a young Dolly Parton at a concert, and the 60s group The Box Tops the night before their appearance on The Tonight Show. He's read thousands of traffic reports and played thousands of songs, ...

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  11. Last Call: Hoover School Box Top Fundraiser is BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Patch.com

    The Box Tops fundraiser is back! The Hoover School participates in the General Mills Box Tops for Education program. Last spring we collected $347, or 3,470 box tops! This spring we would like to raise at least $350.

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  12. A groovy kind of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... miscreants The Replacements (known to fans as the Mats), a tribute to the mage of Memphis who led first The Box Tops and later Big Star, without whom Paul Westerberg's rabble wouldn't have sobered up long enough to record one single let alone seven ...

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  13. Vanilla Fudge's Carmine Appice Says Band's New Covers Album Is Full of SurprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... Doors ' "Break On Through (to the Other Side)," Smokey Robinson and the Miracles ' "The Tracks of My Tears," The Box Tops ' "The Letter" and The Rolling Stones ' "Ruby Tuesday." The 68-year-old drummer, who also is known for his work with Rod ...

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  14. Free Recess For Fundraiser WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Patch.com

    The Box Tops fundraiser is back! The Hoover School participates in the General Mills Box Tops for Education program. Last spring we collected $347, or 3,470 box tops! This spring we would like to raise at least $350.

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  15. Today in Rock: January 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    On this day in 1946 Rick Allen future keyboardist/member of The Box Tops and The Gentrys is born in Little Rock, Arkansas. On this day in 1968 during their tour in Australia, members of The Who and The Small Faces, among others, are escorted off their flight from Adelaide to Essendon for drinking beer on the plane, being rowdy, and using "very bad language."

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  16. Fifth grade class wins box top collection contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... even those in the community who don't have school-aged children or grand children are encouraged to collect the box tops and bring them by or mail them to the school office ­- 22630 Antelope Blvd., Red Bluff. The Box Tops for Education label ...

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  17. Avitus Group Supports 'Box Tops for Education': Employees Make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... program . The employee committee voted to donate the tops to Newman Elementary school in Billings, Montana. The Box Tops for Education program donates money to local schools for each box top collected. "If we can help our local schools and ...

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  18. Bruce Springsteen Makes Unannounced Appearance at NJ BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... including Jackie Wilson 's "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher" and the Joe Cocker version of The Box Tops ' "The Letter." Springsteen songs such as "Darkness on the Edge of Town" and "Janey, Don't You Lose Heart," as well as the ...

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  19. Watch Bruce Springsteen Perform at Light of Day 2015...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Billboard

    ... Me) Higher and Higher" (again, another flub, but the mood was so loose and jovial nobody cared) and a cover of The Box Tops' "The Letter," which paid tribute to the Joe Cocker version, which suited the 13-piece big band arrangement. It's always fun ...

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  20. T-C Line: Want customers? Clear the snowRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | LongmontFYI

    ... It's very hazardous and the city needs to take a role in getting them cleared promptly just as homeowners do. The Box Tops 4 Education program and the Labels for Education program are two great ways to give back to your school and community and they ...

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