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Box Tops The Letter

Video for "The Letter" by the Box Tops in 1967 (American Bandstand) My daddy used to sing this. Love it! ~ajviola

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The Box Tops - The Letter ~ Yep... here's another #1 Smash from the Summer of '67, this is just the beginning !

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The 'Box Tops' were a Memphis rock group from the 1960s. They are considered a major blue-eyed soul group of the period. "The Letter" was a no.1 hit in 1967 for them and retained on the top for a total of four weeks. 'The Box Tops' sold more than one million copies of "The Letter" and received a gold disc. At only 1 min 58 sec, "The Letter" is one of the shortest songs to top the chart. Singer Alex Chilton was only 16 years old when recording "The Letter".

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The letter I sent each student home with at the end of last school yea encouraging them to save over summer! It also included a collection sheet, a ziploc bag with a sticker on it that says "I'm saving box tops for St. Charles", a list of participating products and information on obtaining e-boxtops!

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The Box Tops - The Letter - 1967 Covered by Joe Cocker (Leon Russell blues/rock reinvention) - 1970

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The Box Tops was een Amerikaanse rockband uit Memphis (Tennessee). De band bestond van 1963 tot 1970 en keerde in 1989 (een eenmalige reünie) en de periode 1996-2010 terug in wisselende bezettingen. Centrale figuur was zanger Alex Chilton, die later bij Big Star ging spelen. De band is vooral bekend van de singles "The Letter" (1967), "Cry Like a Baby" (1968), en "Soul Deep" (1969).

I am so excited about our next box tops raffle. Before Christmas break the students will go home with the letter and custom collection sheets showing our new school logo. Each completed collection sheet = 1 raffle entry. The raffle items are lettered so the younger students can easily ID the item they would like to be entered to win. The raffle will run for 2 weeks in January! Good Luck my Box Tops Heroes- keep clipping!

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