Hit Songs of 1968 – #22

This is “Angel of the Morning” that was a hit by Merrilee Rush (birth name Merrilee Gunst) in 1968. The song was written by New York City born songwriter Chip Taylor (birth name James Voight) who is the brother of actor Jon Voight. The song is about a one-night stand. Merrilee Rush had been playing …

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Hit Songs of 1968 – #21

How about a little Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66. They had a hit with “The Look of Love” in 1968. The song was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. It was used in 1967 in the movie Casino Royale and sung by Dusty Springfield. It was nominated as an Academy Award best song of …

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Hit Songs of 1968 – #19

Simon and Garfunkle were on the top of the charts in 1968 with “Mrs. Robinson.” The song was written by Paul Simon for the 1967 film The Graduate. The version of the song in the film is different from the single version that was released in 1968. The soundtrack album of The Graduate went to …

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