March on Washington: What They Listened To

Here are the tunes that flooded the airwaves and dance floors in the summer of 1963.

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The Chiffons (Gilles Petard/Redferns)

The Chiffons offered a tune for when lusting after eye candy: "He's so fine/I wish he were mine."

'She Loves You'

The Beatles (Popperfoto/Getty Images)

The Beatles, the world's leading teen heartthrobs at the time, chimed, "She loves you/Yeah, yeah, yeah!"

'Be My Baby'

The Ronettes (Fred Mott/Getty Images)

The apparent predecessors of Amy Winehouse's aesthetic, The Ronettes' big, dark hair and bold eyeliner created a distinct look that set them apart from the musical acts of that summer. Much credit goes to their New York City upbringing and African-American, Cherokee, Puerto Rican and Irish heritage. 

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