Addiction for profit? Ya think? The is investigating vape company over marketing practices, according to sources for The Wall Street Journal. The commission reportedly is focused on deceptive marketing targeting minors and the use of influencer campaigns. theverge.com/2019/8/29/2083879

issues press invites for a Sept 10 event at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino; many expect the company to introduce three new and the next-generation ; reports indicate two iPhone models featuring a three-lens camera assembly; it's unknown if the event will include new models or a rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro. macrumors.com/2019/08/29/apple

As human beings, we owe allegiance to those we choose to serve so long as it's a mutually beneficial relationship. Part of that allegiance is being willing to share the feedback they need to hear, even if it's uncomfortable, making sure they understand that it's coming from a place of love and support. Feedback is the breakfast of champions. Sometimes it can taste bitter, but ideas on how to move forward can help the recipient quickly digest it and grow.
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Today in 1988, Steve Winwood topped the US singles charts with ‘Roll With It'. Motown songwriters Holland-Dozier-Holland were later credited with co-writing the song due to its resemblance to the Junior Walker hit “(I'm a) Roadrunner”. Take a listen and see if you agree. youtu.be/SSosQRiXiPw

Today in 1966 marks the only time that two record labels were at No. 1 at the same time. The Troggs ‘Wild Thing' was available on Atco and Fontana due to a distribution dispute. Both pressings were taken from the same master recording, so Billboard combined the sales, making it the only single from two competing companies to simultaneously reach the top of the charts. youtu.be/YlLspwQaKqQ

‪Good morning, world! Today in 1969, the %Temptations released ‘I Can’t Get Next To You”. Written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong for the Gordy () label, the the tune hit no. 1 on the Top Pop Singles chart for two weeks in October. The applause that starts the song, which is cut short by Dennis Edwards' spoken "Hold it, hold it, listen" line, was sampled in another Temptations song "Psychedelic Shack." youtu.be/7RfGe6MvY84‬

Today in 1960, The#Ventures 'Walk Don't Run' enters the US Pop chart and introduces the instrumental Surf sound to Rock 'n' Roll. The song will peak at #2 a month later. Some associated it with the 1966 Cary Grant film of the same name, but it's not part of the Qunicy Jones Soundtrack. Here's video from Dick Clark's Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show. August 27, 1960 bit.ly/2GrXpLm

Today in 1975 After 2 months off-Broadway, the original Broadway production of the musical 'A Chorus Line,' opened at New York's Shubert Theatre for 6,137 performances. Here's the opening sequence from the 1985 film. bit.ly/2ZkKbY0

On this date in 1975, released the single 'Fame,' with vocal contributions from John Lennon. It would become his first U.S. Number 1 and the first of Bowie's tunes to be included in The Rock Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. bit.ly/2ZaUXAe

Today in 1973, The released the single 'China Grove', the follow up to 'Long Train Runnin' from 'The Captain and Me' LP. The song, written by singer/songwriter Tom Johnston, is based on a real town in , peaking at No.15 on the Hot 100. bit.ly/2ZaxFdP

Today in 1970, The Carpenters 'Close To You' became their first Top 40 hit. The song was written in 1963 by Hal David and Burt Bacharach. It was first offered to Herb Alpert, who didn't feel comfortable singing 'they sprinkled moon dust in your hair'. bit.ly/2Z9mMZz

Today in 1969, Yes released their eponymous debut album. Lester Bangs favorably reviewed the LP in Rolling Stone, writing that it was "the kind of album that sometimes insinuates itself into your routine with a totally unexpected thrust of musical power." bit.ly/2ZbE5sW

Today in 1962, The Beatles performed a lunchtime set, then returned for an evening show at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. Brian Epstein's attempt to get the Beatles into the cabaret circuit was a miserable failure with the band getting no positive response from the audience.

Via Ric Allen: The radios were rocking, starting on July 17th, 1971 .. as the 5th hit from Rare Earth would make its national debut on this day. From their album "One World" .. the song would eventually be used on commericals for Ford and Nicoderm, as well as used in severeal movies and TV shows. "I Just Want to Celebrate" would reach # 20 on CKLW .. # 23 on WKNR .. # 9 on WTAC .. and # 7 nationally .. their last top ten hit .. youtu.be/8GEnkWLEtns

Good morning, World! 50 years ago this week, "Easy Rider" had it's premiere. Let's kick off our morning with a little Steppenwolf and some scenes from the film. bit.ly/2k29xed

Today in 1965, King Records releases James Brown's 'Papa's Got a Brand New Bag'. It sold over 2 million copies, won a Grammy for best R&B recording, was No. 1 on the R&B charts for 8 weeks & was Brown's first song to reach the Billboard Top 10. bit.ly/2k6wqNA

Today in 1968, Jimi Hendrix either quit or was fired as the opening act for the Monkees' US tour after only five days. Mickey Dolenz later recalled, "Jimi would amble out onto the stage, fire up the amps and break out into 'Purple Haze' and the kids in the audience would instantly drown him out with 'We want Daaavy!' God, was it embarrassing." Hendrix's replacement was Vanilla Fudge, riding high on the charts with their first single, "Keep Me Hangin On". bit.ly/2k6jVBH

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