Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #24

As 1967 is winding down this is the next to the last song to be on the top of the record charts. “Daydream Believer” was written by John Stewart of the Kingston Trio. He had tried to interest Spanky and Our Gang in the song but they turned it down. He showed the song to his …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #23

The next song to go to the top of the charts was by The Cowsills. It is not called “The Flower Girl.” The actual title of the song is “The Rain, The Park & Other Things.” The song was written by Steve Duboff and Artie Kornfeld. Kornfeld is mostly remembered as one of the promoters …

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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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