Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #8

The Monkees were back again with another hit with “A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You.” The song was written by Neil Diamond as he was just beginning his singing career. Music producer Don Kirshner had Davy Jones record the song with a group of studio musicians and none of the rest of The Monkees …

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WDYTYA – Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler will be the last person to search for ancestors on this season of Who Do You Thin You Are? (WDYTYA). Don’t look for this episode in the usual Sunday night time slot. TLC is putting this episode on Monday night at 8 p.m. (eastern and western times). Sunday night at 9 p.m. is …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #23

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he describes Henry O’Reilly. He was the author of Sketches of Rochester (1838), the very first history of Rochester. On my Online Books page are links to that book that is available in at least …

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Old News – Auto Identification

Do you know your kind of old cars? After reading this article you will be able to better identify what style a cars is. THE HONEOYE FALLS TIMES Thursday, April 19, 1917 PRECISE AND COMPACT AUTO LANGUAGE One of the objects of the standardization work now being carried on by the Society of Automobile Engineers …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #7

The next song to go to the top of the record charts in 1967 was not a rock song. “Somethin’ Stupid” was written by C. Carson Parks who recorded it in 1966 with his wife, Gaile Foote. Their version went nowhere but Frank Sinatra heard the song and made it a hit with his daughter …

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