Hit Songs of 1968 – #37

Here is a song from earlier in 1968 that I skipped. “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” by Hugo Montenegro and His Orchestra is NOT the version from the movie of the same name. It was recorded after the movie was released but would become the version that would be played on radio. It …

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Hit Songs of 1968 – #35

Stevie Wonder took the ballad “For Once in My Life” and made it his own in 1968. The song had been recorded as a slow ballad before by The Temptations, the Four Tops and Tony Bennett. Stevie’s version of the song is much more upbeat. Berry Gordy of Motown didn’t like Stevie’s version and shelved …

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