Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #5

The Beatles were back with another hit song with “Penny Lane” in 1967. The song was written primarily by Paul McCartney but credited to Lennon and McCartney. Penny Lane is a street near Lennon’s childhood home. You will notice that in the music video there buses with “Penny Lane” displayed as it was a bus …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #4

The Supremes were back on the top of the record charts in 1967. “Love is Here and Now You’re Gone” was another hit song written by the Motown team of Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Edward Holland, Jr. This song features a harpsichord and strings and has Diana Ross doing emotional dialog. It is the …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #2

The Buckinghams hit the top of the charts in 1967 with “Kind of A Drag.”It was the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100 record chart for the weeks of Feb. 12 – 25, 1967. This was the group’s only number one hit, although they did have some other hits that came close to …

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Top Songs of 1966 – #34

The next song to hit the top of the record charts in 1966 was definitely the strangest song of that year. “Winchester Cathedral” was a song written by Geoff Stephens from Britain. It was intended to sound like a vaudeville song from the 1920s. Rudy Vallee was famous in the 20s for doing his vocals …

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