Top Songs of 1965 – #18

What was to become a signature song, “I Got You Babe,” was the next song to climb to the top of the record charts in 1965. Sonny (Salvatore Bono) and Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian) had both been in the music business for a while. Sonny started as a record promoter for Phil Spector. Eventually Sonny would …

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Top Songs of 1965 – #16

The next song to go to the top of the record charts in 1965 was “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones. The song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It would be their first number one song in the US.  “Satisfaction” was the number one song on both the Billboard …

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Top Songs of 1965 – #14

“I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” by The Four Tops was the next song to go to the top of the record charts in 1965. The group (Levi Stubbs, Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Renaldo “Obie” Benson and Lawrence Payton) had been together since High School but originally had served as a back-up group. In …

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Top Songs of 1965; #11

The Beatles were back on the top of the record charts with “Ticket to Ride.” The writers are listed as Lennon-McCartney but some people say that Paul only wrote a small portion of the song. The song was also released on the album Help! which was released in August to coincide with the release of …

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Top Songs of 1965; #10

Herman’s Hermits is on the top spot of the record charts for the second time in 1965. This time the group’s hits is “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter” that was written by British singer-songwriter Trevor Peacock. It song was originally in The Lads, a British TV play of 1963. “Mrs. Brown…” was the …

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