Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #22

The next song to hit the top of the charts in 1967 was “Incense and Peppermints,” by the Strawberry Alarm Clock. The song is credited to John S. Carter and Tim Gilbert, although it was based on an instrumental idea by band members Mark Weitz and Ed King. The group was formed in 1966 by …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #21

This hit song was by two soul men, Sam & Dave (Sam Moore and Dave Prater). “Soul Man” was written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter. Sam and Dave first got together about 1961. It was 1966 when their first record hit the charts; “Hold On, I’m Comin.’” “Soul Man” is their most remembered song …

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Old News – Holy Name Church

The newspaper article is about the opening of Holy Name of Jesus Church in Greece, NY. That church had the last Mass in 2014. It is now currently for sale. The current asking price is $675,000 which is only slightly over what it cost to build in 1967. COURIER – JOURNAL Friday, Oct. 27, 1967 …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #19

The next song to hit the top of the record charts in 1967 was “Never My Love” by The Association. The group was having a good year as “Windy” was still being played on the air at that time. According to BMI, who keeps track of royalties on music, “Never My Love” was the second …

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