Hit Songs of 1969 – #2

Tommy James and The Shondells had a hit with “Crimson and Clover” in 1969. The group had a number one hit in 1966 with “Hanky Panky.” Then both “I Think We’re Alone Now” (1967) and “Mony Mony” (1967) made it to the top 10 of the record charts. All the time members of the group …

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Hit Songs of 1969 – #1

The first new song to hit the top of the record charts in 1969 was “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me.” This song was recorded before this famous version by Diana Ross & The Supremes and The Temptations but those ones didn’t make up very far up the charts. Lead vocals are by Diana Ross …

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My Woodstock Story

Forty-five years ago this weekend (Aug 15-17) was the original Woodstock music festival. I was supposed to graduate from Alfred State College in May of 1969 but my cumulative average was 0.03 below what you needed to graduate. So I had to go to summer school and take some courses over and raise my grades …

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