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5 Favorite Songs Of The 1960's...No Beatles, Rolling Stones, Kinks, Or The Who, Pleeze


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In reply to an earlier post on Jul 31, 2011 11:23:47 PM PDT
GQ says:
Just thinking about Dusty Springfield - this set's in her honor !

"The Look Of Love"
"Little By Little"
"You Don't Have To Say You Love Me"
"I Only Want To Be With You"
"Silver Threads And Golden Needles" (as the key voice in The Springfields)

Rest In Melodic Peace Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien !

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 31, 2011 11:59:41 PM PDT
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" - Bob Dylan
"Darling Be Home Soon" - Lovin Spoonful
"Words" - Bee Gees
"Love Is Here and Now You're Gone" - Supremes
"Don't Talk" (Put Your Head On My Shoulder) -Beach Boys

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:05:07 AM PDT
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Posted on Aug 1, 2011 2:54:44 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 1, 2011 3:23:05 AM PDT
For one, my list would sorely be lacking if I couldn't count songs between 1960-1963! I'd say only about half my top five (or a top ten) would remain. Surely, "Cherish" and "Daydream Believer" would stay untouched as the top two.

But I can't even fathom losing all time faves such as "So Much In Love" by the Tymes, "One Fine Day" by the Chiffons, "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes" by Bobby Vee, "Heatwave" by Martha & the Vandellas, "Hello Stranger" by Barbara Lewis, "Calendar Girl" by Neil Sedaka, "Travelin Man" by Ricky Nelson and many many others...

Personally, I never got the notion that pop music was "scuffling" prior to 1964. I simply have too many favorites from those years that I cherish.

In fact, on a pure personal enjoyment level, I actually love Elvis Presley or Ricky Nelson more than, say, the Beatles.

In fact my two favorite TWO-sided singles, if I had to choose, would be:

Don't Be Cruel / Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Travelin' Man / Hello Mary Lou - Ricky Nelson

And despite the countless two-sided gems from 1964 onward, those above two from 1956 and 1961, respectively, would still be ones that I'd personally shelter first. (as far as favorite double-sided singles go).

But as with all this stuff, this is merely a reflection of my humble but happy tastes. :)

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 3:18:52 AM PDT
1. Any Way You Want It - The Dave Clark 5
2. Good Thing - Paul Revere & the Raiders
3. Bad Girl - The Zakary Thaks
4. Walking Around in Teardrops - Jerry Butler
5. God Only Knows - The Beach Boys

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 8:13:02 AM PDT
ED S. says:
Girl singers of the Beatle era '60's............

"I Know A Place"-Petula Clark
"Societys Child-Janis Ian
"I Only Want To Be With You"-Dusty Springfield
"Angel In The Morning"-Marilee Rush And The Turnabouts
"The Flower Children"-Marcia Strassman

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 8:32:40 AM PDT
vivazappa says:
1-Brown Shoes Don't Make It-Zappa
2-Bike-Floyd
3-Dupree's Diamond Blues-Dead
4-Alabama Song-Doors
5-Happy Together-Turtles

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 9:29:28 AM PDT
Music Lover says:
1. Dazed And Confused-Led Zeppelin
2. Foxy Lady-Jimi Hendrix Experience
3. 21st Century Schizoid Man-King Crimson
4. 25 or 6 to 4-Chicago
5. SWLABR-Cream

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 9:49:55 AM PDT
1. "Green Onions" - Booker T. & the MG's
2. "The Dark End of the Street" - James Carr
3. "A Change is Gonna Come" - Sam Cooke
4. "I've Been Loving You Too Long" - Otis Redding
5. "When You Walk in the Room" - Jackie DeShannon

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 9:58:28 AM PDT
five favorite country songs:
1. "Another Place, Another Time" - Jerry Lee Lewis
2. "Together Again" - Buck Owens
3. "Rank Stranger" - The Stanley Brothers
4. "The Window Up Above" - George Jones
5. "I Fall to Pieces" - Patsy Cline

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 10:16:56 AM PDT
Jb70 says:
1. "One Rainy Wish" - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
2. "In a Silent Way/It's About That Time" - Miles Davis
3. "Bourée" - Jethro Tull
4. "Spinning Wheel" - Blood, Sweat & Tears
5. "Introduction" - Chicago

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 1, 2011 10:25:47 AM PDT
Today
Crystal Ship
All Right Now
Sweet Hitchhiker
Crimson And Clover

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 10:44:56 AM PDT
ED S. says:
"Save Your Heart For Me"-Gary Lewis And The Playboys
"Friday On My Mind"-The Easybeats
"Baby Don't Go"-Sonny & Cher
"The Isrealites"-Desmond Dekker And The Aces
"Tobacco Road"-The Nashville Teens

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 11:36:53 AM PDT
tokolosi says:
Tuesday Afternoon
Ride My See-Saw
Dear Diary
Gypsy (Of A Strange And Distant Time)
Candle Of Life

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:00:19 PM PDT
tokolosi says:
Trouble Every Day
Oh No
Who Needs The Peace Corps
What's The Ugliest Part Of Your Body?
Peaches en Regalia

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:20:04 PM PDT
Hoagie Mike says:
Love: 7 And 7 Is
The Beau Brummels: Laugh Laugh
Small Faces: Understanding
The Move: This Time Tomorrow
The Sonics: Have Love Will Travel

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:28:50 PM PDT
1. Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)-Jimi Hendrix Experience
2. Purple Haze-Jimi Hendrix Experience
3. Heartbreaker-Led Zeppelin
4. How Many More Times-Led Zeppelin
5. Red House-Jimi Hendrix Experience

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:29:08 PM PDT
ED S. says:
Duos...

"I Go To Pieces"-Peter & Gordon
"Yesterday's Gone"-Chad And Jeremy
"Hold On, I'm A Comin'"-Sam And Dave
"Reach Out Of The Darkness"-Friend And Lover
"In The Year 2525"-Zager And Evans

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:32:42 PM PDT
If No Hendrix or Zeppelin-
1. Green River-CCR
2. 20th Century Schitzoid Man-King Crimson
3. In the Court of the Crimson King-King Crimson
4. Travelin Band-CCR
5. Hush-Deep Purple

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:36:24 PM PDT
tokolosi says:
Astronomy Domine
Let There Be More Light
Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
A Saucerful Of Secrets
Careful With That Axe, Eugene

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:43:15 PM PDT
Fischman says:
The Thrill Is Gone -- BB King
Can't Find My Way Home -- Blind Faith
Living in the Past -- Jethro Tull
Respect -- Aretha Franklin
Lather -- Jefferson Airplane

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:46:38 PM PDT
tokolosi says:
Down On Me
Combination Of The Two
Piece Of My Heart
Ball And Chain
Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 12:55:25 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Aug 1, 2011 12:57:00 PM PDT
S. Rice says:
Nico - These Days
Nick Drake - Three Hours
Fairport Convention - Who Knows Where the Time Goes?
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne
Tim Buckley - Morning Glory
Tom Rush - Tin Angel

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 1:03:55 PM PDT
ED S. says:
Instrumentals of the Beatle years,
that got heavy play on pop radio.

"Baby Elephant Walk"-Lawrence Welk
"Cast your Fate To the Wind"-Vince Guaraldi.....Totally awesome!!!
"Moon River"-Henry Mancini
"Lonely Bull"-Herb Alpert And the Tijuana Brass
"The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly"-Hugo Montnegro

Posted on Aug 1, 2011 1:31:15 PM PDT
Spiaggialago says:
Love - 7 & 7 Is
Knickerbockers - Lies
Byrds - Eight Miles High
Scott Walker - The Old Man's Back Again (Dedicated To The Neo-Stalinist Regime)
Captain Beefheart - Diddy Wah Diddy
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