January 10, 1968

January10Today in 1968, Aretha Franklin received a gold record for her single, ‘Chain of Fools’.

The song hit the top spot on the U.S. R&B charts, staying in the No. 1 position for four weeks. It also won a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.

The track was also rumoured to be a favourite among the troops in Vietnam.

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