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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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #10

The Young Rascals were “Groovin’” in 1967. This was the groups second number one, with “Good Lovin’” hitting the number one spot in 1966. They had a good string of hits until a couple members left in 1970. About ten years ago there were two groups touring at the same time with former members. One …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #8

The Monkees were back again with another hit with “A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You.” The song was written by Neil Diamond as he was just beginning his singing career. Music producer Don Kirshner had Davy Jones record the song with a group of studio musicians and none of the rest of The Monkees …

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