In their 1972 hit "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" The Temptations sang, It was the 3rd of September, That day I'll always remember. Since that's today's date, WFUV listener Rick from New York is challenging you to come up with other songs that mention a date of the year. We may need to put on our thinking caps for this one. If you've got a song with a date of the year, leave it in the comments below. We'll spin a set this morning.
Here's what we played:
Bobbie Gentry "Ode to Billie Joe" 3rd of June
James Taylor "Sweet Baby James" 1st of December
U2 "Pride" April 4
The Temptations "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone" 3rd of September