Top Songs of 1965 – #19

Help!, the title song from the Beatles movie was the next top song in 1965. The song was written by John Lennon but credited to Lennon-McCartney as per the agreement from that time. The movie Help! was released in the US on 25 August. In the movie Ringo has possession of a sacred ring and …

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Top Songs of 1965 – #18

What was to become a signature song, “I Got You Babe,” was the next song to climb to the top of the record charts in 1965. Sonny (Salvatore Bono) and Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian) had both been in the music business for a while. Sonny started as a record promoter for Phil Spector. Eventually Sonny would …

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Top Songs of 1965 – #16

The next song to go to the top of the record charts in 1965 was “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones. The song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It would be their first number one song in the US.  “Satisfaction” was the number one song on both the Billboard …

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Top Songs of 1965 – #14

“I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” by The Four Tops was the next song to go to the top of the record charts in 1965. The group (Levi Stubbs, Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Renaldo “Obie” Benson and Lawrence Payton) had been together since High School but originally had served as a back-up group. In …

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