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50 Years Later, The Archies' 'Sugar, Sugar' Is Still 'Really Sweet'

Fifty years ago, the song "Sugar, Sugar" by The Archies reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The single by the cartoon band would go on to be named 1969's song of the year.

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Find A Way LAKEY INSPIRED
Inouïe Ouïe Pierre Labbé Sextet
Tamsara Pierre Labbé Sextet
Intravenous Pete Robbins

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Amazon Makes 'Climate Pledge' As Workers Plan Walkout

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Spring Evening Mokhov
Solace Embrace Mokhov

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50 Years Later, The Archies' 'Sugar, Sugar' Is Still 'Really Sweet'

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Sugar, Sugar The Archies
The Colour's Gonna Run Belle and Sebastian
Renascent Soular Order
Facing the Fall Soular Order

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A Daily Mother-Daughter Moment Documented Forever

A Daily Mother-Daughter Moment Documented Forever

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That Kid in Fourth Grade Who Really Liked the Denver Broncos Chris Zabriskie
The 49th Street Galleria Chris Zabriskie
Andromede Vibes (Ode To Samurai Champloo) Kyo Itachi

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A Rising Generation Asserts Itself On Climate Change

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