Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #15

The next song to go all the way to the top of the record charts in 1967 was “Light My Fire” by The Doors. It was the first number one song for the group. The Doors were formed in 1965 in Los Angeles. The group had a rocky time mostly because of Jim Morrison’s drug …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #14

The next song to hit the top spot on the record charts in 1967 was by Francesco Stephen Castelluccio. You will know him better by his stage name, Frankie Valli. After many hit songs with his group, The Four Seasons, he had his first solo hit with “Can’t Take My Eyes Of You.” That song …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #13

The Association was back for their second number one song  with “Windy.” The song was written by Ruthann Friedman about a girl that was a free spirit (probably a Hippy). The Association always has been a larger band with the number of member varying from six to eight over the years. I saw them in …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #12

In 1967 Aretha Franklin gets major “Respect” for her hit song. She had only modest success with her career from 1960 until she changed over to Atlantic Records Company in 1967. “Respect” rocketed her to success. She has become the most charted female artist in the Billboard chart’s history. Aretha won a total of 18 …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #11

The next song to be at the top of the charts in 1967 was “I Got Rhythm” by The Happenings. The melody was written in 1930 by George Gershwin with lyrics by his brother Ira. The song first appeared in the Broadway play Girl Crazy. The star of that play was Ethel Merman. The song …

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