Below are some TOP whatever lists from 1967.
Some of these are links that require web access.


Proust had his madeleines, we had our radios.

All I need to hear are the first few notes of some songs and I am right back there. But rather than my remembrances, following are some Top Whatever lists.
(Just click whichever you wish to see. Links have an annoying tendency to disappear, so please let me know if you find one that doesn't work and I'll fix it.)


WMCA Good Guys

for weekly countdowns in 1967

WABC Top 100 of 1967
1 "To Sir With Love", Lulu
2 "Light My Fire", The Doors
3 "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You", Frankie Valli
4 "Happy Together", The Turtles
5 "Groovin' ", The Young Rascals
6 "The Letter", The Box Tops
7 "Windy", The Association
8 "Georgy Girl", The Seekers
9 "Little Bit Of Soul", The Music Explosion
10 "Respect", Aretha Franklin
11 "Ode to Billie Joe", Bobbie Gentry
12 "I'm a Believer", The Monkees
13 "Somethin' Stupid", Nancy and Frank Sinatra
14 "Apples, Peaches, Pumkin Pie", Jay and the Techniques
15 "Expressway to Your Heart", The Soul Survivors
16 "All You Need is Love", The Beatles
17 "How Can I Be Sure", The Young Rascals
18 "I Think We're Alone Now",Tommy James and the Shondells
19 "The Happening", Diana Ross and the Supremes
20 "Penny Lane", The Beatles
21 "I've Been Lonely Too Long", The Young Rascals
22 "Ruby Tuesday", The Rolling Stones
23 "Kind of a Drag", The Buckinghams
24 "Jimmy Mack", Martha and the Vandellas
25 "Reflections", Diana Ross and the Supremes
26 "Love is Here and Now You're Gone", Diana Ross and the Supremes
27 "I Got Rhythm", The Happenings
28 "Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You", The Monkees
29 "Never My Love",The Association
30 "This Is My Song", Petula Clark
31 "I Was Made to Love Her" ,Stevie Wonder
32 "Snoopy vs. the Red Baron", The Royal Guardsmen
33 "Gimme Some Lovin' ", The Spencer Davis Group
34 "Pleasant Valley Sunday", The Monkees
35 "A Whiter Shade of Pale", Procol Harum
36 "She'd Rather Be With Me", The Turtles
37 "Soul Man",Sam and Dave
38 "Dedicated to the One I Love",The Mamas and the Papas
39 "It Must Be Him", Vikki Carr
40 "There's a Kind of Hush", Herman's Hermits
41 "Bernadette",The Four Tops
42 "Come Back When Your Grow Up", Bobby Vee
43 "The Rain, The Park & Other Things", The Cowsills
44 "Gimme A Little Sign", Brenton Wood
45 "Incense and Peppermints", The Strawberry Alarm Clock
46 "Sock It To Me, Baby", Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels
47 "Baby, I Love You", Aretha Franklin
48 "I Wanna Testify", The Parliaments
49 "You're My Everything", The Temptations
50 "Tell It Like It Is" ,Aaron Neville
51 "Let's Live For Today", The Grass Roots
52 "Sweet Soul Music", Arthur Conley
53 "Come On Down To My Boat", Every Mother's Son
54 "A Girl Like You", The Young Rascals
55 "Somebody To Love", The Jefferson Airplane
56 "Sunday Will Never Be The Same", Spanky and Our Gang
57 "Funky Broadway", Wilson Pickett
58 "Standing in The Shadows Of Love", The Four Tops
59 "Dandelion", The Rolling Stones
60 "Society's Child", Janis Ian
61 "Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon", Neil Diamond
62 "Please Love Me Forever", Bobby Vinton
63 "Release Me", Engelbert Humperdinck
64 "98.6", Keith
65 "Don't Let The Rain Fall Down On Me", The Critters
66 "Alfie",Dionne Warwick
67 "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye",The Casinos
68 "Friday On My Mind", The Easybeats
69 "San Francisco, Wear Some Flowers", Scott McKenzie
70 "Daydream Believer", The Monkees
71 "People Are Strange", The Doors
72 "We Ain't Got Nothing' Yet", The Blues Magoos
73 "C'mon Marianne", The Four Seasons
74 "White Rabbit", The Jefferson Airplane
75 "Up Up and Away", The Fifth Dimension
76 "Hey Leroy", Jimmy Castor
77 "Winchester Cathedral", The New Vaudeville Band
78 "That's Life", Frank Sinatra
79 "Creeque Alley", The Mamas and Papas
80 "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
81 "Pata Pata", Miriam Makeba
82 "Good Thing", Paul Revere and The Raiders
83 "Soul Finger", The Barkays
84 "Make Me Yours", Bettye Swann
85 "California Nights", Lesley Gore
86 "Natural Woman", Aretha Franklin
87 "I Heard It Throught The Grapevine", Gladys Knight and the Pips
88 "59th Street Bridge Song", Harper's Bazarre
89 "Word Of Love", The Mamas and Papas
90 "Tell It To The Rain",The Four Seasons
91 "All I Need",The Temptations
92 "Stand By Me",Spyder Turner
93 "Devil With A Blue Dress On",Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels
94 "Mirage",Tommy James and The Shondells
95 "Close Your Eyes", Peaches and Herb
96 "Portrait Of My Love", The Tokens
97 "Lady",J ack Jones
98 "Mercy Mercy Mercy", Cannonball Adderly
99 "Boogaloo Down Broadway", Fantastic Johnny C
100 "Higher and Higher", Jackie Wilson
For more lists, click away at the radio below




February 16th, Aretha Franklin Day declared in Detroit, Michigan.

The Who - first US concert in New York.

March 31st, Jimi Hendrix lights a guitar on fire on stage for the first time. He is sent to the hospital with burns on his hands.

Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu marry in Las Vegas.

The Monterey International Pop Festival, the world's first large scale outdoor rock festival, held in Monterey, California.

After performing "Light My Fire" on The Ed Sullivan, The Doors are banned from further appearances for inappropriate lyrics.

The first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine issued

Otis Redding dies in a plane crash.

The words 'bell bottom' introduced into the dictionary.

The BEE GEE's first single released.

For more details, check out Wikipedia .


Broadway Musicals

Fiddler On The Roof
Sweet Charity
Hair (off-Broadway)

Musical Films

* Camelot
* Doctor Dolittle
* Half A Sixpence
* The Happiest Millionaire
* How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
* The Mikado
* Thoroughly Modern Millie
* Magical Mystery Tour

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