Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #20

It was a song from a hit movie that would be the next top hit in 1967. “To Sir, With Love” was the title song to the movie of the same name. Besides singing the title song, Lulu also acted in the movie. She was backed up on the song by the group The Mindbenders. …

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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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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #17

The next song to go all the way to the top of the pop record charts in 1967 was really a country song. “Ode to Billie Joe” was written and performed by Bobbie Gentry (birth name: Roberta Lee Streeter). The song leaves a person wondering what really happened. What did Billie Joe and his girlfriend …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #16

The Beatles were once again on the top of the record charts with “All You Need Is Love.” The song was preformed live via a worldwide satellite broadcast on June 25th 1967. They recorded some backing tracks in the weeks before the broadcast. On that backing, John is playing the harpsichord, Paul is playing the …

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