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What songs from the 1960's are still on your playlist?

The 1960's boasts a vast array of music styles and genres throughout the decade. Many genres crossed and blurred lines, and new sub-genres or were created.

 

Throughout the 60's, we had a variety of pop, rock, Motown / R&B and soul. There were all of those tragedy songs, muscle car songs, and surf songs playing on the radio. Then came The Beatles and the British invasion. Folk music evolved into folk-rock, and Bob Dylan became one of the most influential songwriters of the decade and beyond. Folk music became a popular genre for the counterculture and protest songs (anti-war, civil rights). Folk-rock segued into psychedelic rock and songs of the drug culture. Elvis made a comeback in '68. Later in the decade, progressive rock began to merge various genres and styles, including classical music. And by the end of the decade, blues rock was moving to hard rock and heavy rock territory.

 

So much happened? What did I miss?

 

Here's an article that I found for a memory refresher.

http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/60smusic.html

 

So, what songs from the 1960's are still on your playlist today?

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Wilson Pickett

 

In the midnight hour 1965

Land of 1,000 dances 1966

Mustang Sally 1966

Funky Broadway 1967

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Van Morrison

 

Brown eyed girl 1967

Astral Weeks 1968

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I have a couple more songs to add 'The Loco Motion" Little Eva  "People Got to be Free" The Rascals. " 

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The 1960's by year

1960- New Orleans- Gary US Bonds

1961- I fall to pieces- Patsy Cline

1962- You don't know me- Ray Charles

1963- Since I fell for you- Lenny Welch

1964- The In Crowd- Dobie Gray

1965- I fought the law- Bobby Fuller Four

1966- Kicks- Paul Revere&the Raiders

1967- Different Drum- Stone Poneys

1968- Bend me, Shape me- American Breed

1969- Space Oddity- David Bowie

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@BeatleloverKT  - 1960s by year - Cool!

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Dave Clark Five

 

1964

Glad all over

Because

Bits and pieces

Anyway you want it

Can't you see that she's mine

Do you love me

1965

Catch us if you can

I like it like that

You've got what it takes- 1967

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From CCR - 

 

I Put a Spell on You (1968)

Suzy Q (1968)

Bad Moon a Rising (1968)

Lodi (1968)

Green River (1968)

Born on the Bayou (1969)

Proud Mary (1969)

Down on the Corner (1969)

Cotton Fields (1969)

It Came Out of the Sky (1969)

Fortunate Son (1969)

Midnight Special (1969)

 

The album, Willie and the Poor Boys (1969) was one that I literally wore out!

 

 

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Sam Cooke

 

Wonderful world 1960

Cupid 1961

Bring it on home to me 1962

Having a party 1962

Another Saturday night 1963

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Various other oldies on my playlist -

 

Hello Mary Lou (1961) - Rick Nelson

House Of The Rising Sun (1964) - The Animals

Turn! Turn! Turn! (1965)  &

Mr. Tamborine Man (1965)  -  The Byrds

You Were On My Mind (1965) - The We Five

Red Rubber Ball (1966) - The Cyrkle

Somebody To Love (1967) - Jefferson Airplane

Whiter Shade Of Pale (1967) - Procol Harum

One Tin Soldier (1969) - The Original Caste

In The Year 2525 (1969) -Zager & Evans

Aquarious / Let The Sun Shine In - The 5th Dimension

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Jay and the Americans

 

Come a little bit closer 1964

Cara Mia 1965

The sun ain't gonna shine anymore 1966

This magic moment 1969

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Cara Mia: Totally forgot to list that one. Cannot beat Jay Black's vocals.

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I have to agree with you the music today doesn't even compare to the great music back in 60s and 70s : I am old school and love oldies and classic rock and roll!!!

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THE SHORT ANSWER IS ALL OF THEM!. THE TRUTH IS ANYTHING BY THE BEATLES, DOORS, JANIS JOPLIN, HENDRIX, ETC. TOO MANY TO NAME - NO SET LIST, DEPENDS ON MY MOOD. MY FAVORITE MUSICIAN HAD ZERO 60'S HITS- OR HITS-EVER! AREN'T YOU GLAD YOU ASKED?
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MaVolta you picked a good topic l have 2 more classic songs "Summer in the City" by Lovin Spoonful and " Gimme Some Lovin " by Spencer Davis Group 

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THOSE ARE GOOD ONES- REPRESENTING SOME OF THE BEST 60'S SOUND.
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who can forget Sergio Mendez & Brazil 66?

"Fool on the Hill"

"Mais Que Nada"

 

Strawberry Alarm Clock

"Incense & Peppermints"

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Sergio and '66 are way up there for me, they put Brazilian songwriting on the map  (i.e. Jobim, Nascimento, etc). But I gotta mention ANYTHING from Motown. Thanks for asking,Smiley LOL

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yES , THEY WERE GREAT. JAZZ LED ME TO OTHER GREAT SOUTH AMERICAN MUSICIANS- ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM & GATO BARBIERI- BOTH ARGENTINIAN, I THINK.
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My Animals Playlist

 

House of the rising sun 1964

It's my life 1965

Sky pilot 1965

We gotta get out of this place 1965

Don't bring me down 1966

See see rider 1966

Monterey 1967

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The Cowsills


The rain, the park and other things 1967

Indian Lake 1968

Hair 1969

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The Kinks

 

You really got me 1964

All day and all of the night 1965

A well respected man 1965

Tired of waiting for you 1965

Sunny Afternoon 1966

 

Social Butterfly

WE HAD THAT ONE- BIG SISTER'S FAVORITE"YOU REALLY GOT ME" & THEREFORE MINE TOO.
SUPERGIRL, NO REALLY I MEAN IT! HER REAL NAME & MINE ARE THE SAME( FIRST 2 NAMES ARE)
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AS SOMEONE WHOSE NICKNAME IS 'LUCY", BECAUSE OF ALL OF THE "LUCY MOMENTS" I HAVE, I ADMIRE YOUR SCREEN NAME. GREAT CHOICE, LUCY!
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I have 2 classic songs: Medley "Age of Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In"  by:5th Dimensions and "Happy Together" by: The Turtles: 

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My Hollies Playlist

Bus stop- 1966

Stop stop stop- 1966

Carrie Anne- 1967

On a carousel- 1967

He ain't heavy, he's my brother- 1969

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From The Guess Who (1969)

 

These Eyes

Laughing

No Time

Undone

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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My Moody Blues Playlist

 

Go now-1965

Nights in white satin- 1967
Tuesday afternoon- 1967

Ride my see-saw- 1968

Lovely to see you- 1969

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What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted

 

I've Passed This Way Before

 

Jimmy Ruffin (maybe he didn't have quite the voice as his brother David [who did?] he still had two great songs).

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Silver Threads And Golden Needles: The Springfields (Dusty on lead) 1962

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From Neil Diamond -

 

Cherry Cherry (1966)

Solitary Man (1966)

Red Red Wine (1967)

Kentucky Woman (1967) (+ cover by Deep Purple 1968)

Sweet Caroline (1969)

Holly Holy (1969)

 

The first concert I went to was to see Neil Diamond in 1985!

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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