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Subject: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 01/01/14 at 2:52 am

The Doors - Light My Fire

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iSXrZYhJt4

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 01/01/14 at 7:30 am

An outstanding year for music. Not too many years better than 1967.

http://walldecalsandmuraltransfers.devhub.com/img/upload/groovy-peace-sign-decal-flowers.png

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdvCqUguIh8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WANNqr-vcx0

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 01/01/14 at 10:40 am

Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QInaSFG8fTY

IMO this is one of the most perfect pop songs ever recorded.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Paul on 01/01/14 at 2:03 pm

1967 - the year what I was borned in!

Number one single in Britain on the day I came to be...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb3iPP-tHdA


And a track from the number one British LP...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a6slIi7TbY

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/01/14 at 3:09 pm

The Doors - Light My Fire


love this song.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/01/14 at 3:12 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pVM00eoohI

The four tops - Bernadette

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 01/01/14 at 5:00 pm

The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hq1fpN1qWv8

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 01/01/14 at 6:15 pm

Released as a single in 1967. Sides A and B. Is there a better '45 ever than these 2 songs? Not many I imagine.

Beatles ~Penny Lane

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jd-oLhJQne0

The Beatles~  Strawberry Fields Forever

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4yHYbhCDLg

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 01/01/14 at 6:24 pm


Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QInaSFG8fTY

IMO this is one of the most perfect pop songs ever recorded.


It's a great song. Every time I've heard it since 1978, I always think of the bar scene in "The Deer Hunter".

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Paul on 01/02/14 at 3:57 am


Released as a single in 1967. Sides A and B. Is there a better '45 ever than these 2 songs? Not many I imagine.

Beatles ~Penny Lane
Beatles~  Strawberry Fields Forever


You'd be hard pressed to find one (closest I can get was the British issue of The Platters 'The Great Pretender'...our flip was 'Only You' - two classics!)

Some kind of astonishment hit the pop world when The Fabs' disc stalled at #2 in Britain when released!  :o

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/02/14 at 6:48 am


The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hq1fpN1qWv8


Did this group have Lindsey Buckingham in it?

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/02/14 at 6:51 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnQ8yQJROCI

The Esquires - Get On Up

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: CatwomanofV on 01/02/14 at 2:58 pm


Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QInaSFG8fTY

IMO this is one of the most perfect pop songs ever recorded.



This is my step-son & his wife's song. Even though it is a '60s song, it is still used at weddings. I guess it is pretty timeless.



Cat

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/03/14 at 7:10 am

The Grass Roots - Let's Live For Today

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lRWXHomzF0

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: CatwomanofV on 01/03/14 at 11:08 am


The Grass Roots - Let's Live For Today

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lRWXHomzF0



Love that song.


Cat

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/03/14 at 3:20 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FOUqQt3Kg0

Aretha Franklin - Respect

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 01/03/14 at 6:23 pm


Did this group have Lindsey Buckingham in it?


No Howard, it did not.

An early one from Pink Floyd. Very psychedelic.  Pink Floyd's style certianly changed in the 1970s.

See Emily Play ~ Pink Floyd

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iz7Ni0VdaXk

Lots of people trippin' and baked as hell in the video  ;D

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/04/14 at 3:43 am

"Emerald City" is a song by The Seekers telling of the singer's fictional visit to the Emerald City of L. Frank Baum's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Written by Kim Fowley and John Martin and recorded in 1967 for a Christmas release, it was revealed during The Seekers' 1993 reunion tour that John Martin was actually a nom-de-plume for The Seekers' very own Keith Potger. The tune is the "Lied an die Freude" from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and reached #49 in the UK Charts in 1967.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7Yo4sFXLkc

From 1967, this must had been a subliminal song that produced my love for Beethoven's music.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Paul on 01/04/14 at 2:47 pm


An early one from Pink Floyd. Very psychedelic.  Pink Floyd's style certianly changed in the 1970s.

See Emily Play ~ Pink Floyd


A classic in every sense of the word - as is their debut LP, one of the high water marks of British pysch...

So, apart from both having big hits in 1967, what else have these two got in common?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjwWjx7Cw8I

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0fQHSqoD9Q

Answer...they both toured Britain on the same bill! Can you imagine that? A more contrasting pairing you couldn't dream up, but that's how British package tours worked in them days!

Incidentally, the two gents got on so well, that when Enge's regular guitarist missed a performance, who do you think stepped in? Incredible!

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/04/14 at 3:12 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGvMjgLXBi0

Neil Diamond - Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: loki 13 on 01/04/14 at 3:58 pm

Flower King Of Flies...The Nice

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Akc_Gn0RwU

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/05/14 at 3:14 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oSYhNVaHwY

The four tops - Standing in the shadows of love

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Paul on 01/08/14 at 4:06 pm

Call me an old traditionalist, but there's some records from this period that just HAVE to be heard in their original mono form...like this!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95hskT3DS7w

Whizzes all over the usual stereo reissues. These mono tapes were criminally junked by the record company during the 70s to save space!

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/09/14 at 6:39 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5akEgsZSfhg

Up Up and Away -Fifth Dimension

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 01/09/14 at 12:41 pm



Up Up and Away -Fifth Dimension


I love this song. It's fabulous. It's also one of the first songs I remember when it originally came out, just before the summer of 1967.  Same for this one;

The Association ~ Windy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsY8l0Jg3lY

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/09/14 at 3:18 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1gOotJ46SA

The Fantastic Johnny C - Boogaloo Down Broadway -

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Tia on 01/09/14 at 4:04 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AVWJzHvhFE

can't necessarily vouch if this version is from 1967 but the song itself is.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Paul on 01/10/14 at 5:03 am


can't necessarily vouch if this version is from 1967 but the song itself is.


Shouldn't think it is - that's not even them!

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/10/14 at 7:41 am


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AVWJzHvhFE

can't necessarily vouch if this version is from 1967 but the song itself is.
Can it be The Bootleg Beatles?

Other than the Saville Row Rooftop Concert on January 30th 1969, The Beatles never played live after the Candlestick Park in San Francisco (August 29th 1966).

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Tia on 01/10/14 at 7:47 am


Can it be The Bootleg Beatles?

Other than the Saville Row Rooftop Concert on January 30th 1969, The Beatles never played live after the Candlestick Park in San Francisco (August 29th 1966).
I bet it is! the footage is pretty obviously not film, either, so it must be much more recent. self-duh.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/10/14 at 3:25 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBJLoYd8xak

The Easybeats - Friday On My Mind

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 01/12/14 at 7:41 am

The Turtles ~ You Know What I Mean

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F5wTMLLlnE

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/12/14 at 2:59 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5njDmUMhfa0

Apples Peaches Pumpkin Pie - Jay & The Techniques

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 01/12/14 at 5:26 pm

Small Faces - Tin Soldier

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7v5ZqcReLM



I f**king love this song.  ;)

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/13/14 at 6:32 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWvwP72FuVg

I Heard It Through The Grapevine-Gladys Knight and the Pips

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 01/14/14 at 3:18 pm

The Stone Poneys (featuring Linda Ronstadt) ~ Different Drum

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3Nq48sHF8M

What a beautiful voice (and beautiful eyes)

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 01/14/14 at 5:57 pm

Keith - 98.6

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InCtxkeUUSA

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/15/14 at 6:25 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdWp-QCLfWw

The Music Explosion - Little Bit O'Soul

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 01/18/14 at 8:56 pm

Paul Revere and the Raiders - Good Thing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_dq6Cqkoa4

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/19/14 at 3:38 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-MWOGG3eB4

Cher You Better Sit Down Kids

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 01/20/14 at 7:02 pm

Traffic ~ Paper Sun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Jgnt7TyEak

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/20/14 at 7:19 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQJi6_-PjHo

The Association - Never My Love

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 01/20/14 at 7:38 pm

The Casinos - Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMPa7LOosSE

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 01/21/14 at 7:01 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-pFAFsTFTI

The Beatles - All You Need Is Love

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Paul on 02/13/14 at 1:17 pm


Paul Revere and the Raiders - Good Thing


Al keeps posting some wonderful things by this group, but wait! He's missed one!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRu5TDiHmEU

(Sound is a bit ropey here, but's the only video available with the superior mono mix)


From our side of the pond, a great group who meant nothing in the US, but did have a cult following there...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86oV9ECZ5KA

The group got its backside sued off when they libelled our then-Prime Minister Harold Wilson, picturing him in a compromising position on a postcard to promote the record. To this day the composer, Roy Wood (pictured above), never receives a penny from the song's many airplays or its appearances on compilation albums, which is plain wrong...

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 02/13/14 at 2:20 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey-Tvt8JNfQ&feature=kp

The Beatles Hello goodbye

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Nostalgic on 02/15/14 at 4:22 am

A Canadian group called the Ugly Ducklings released "Gaslight" in '67 and was a hit in their homeland, but sadly wasn't successful anywhere else. It deserved more success.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUuTvLMAoCA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sp3JOzcpBds

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ord6UXaep_w

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Nostalgic on 02/15/14 at 4:40 am

The precursor to Frank Sinatra's "My Way", Claude François' "Comme d'Habitude", was released in '67.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5BAXIcseak

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Paul on 02/15/14 at 6:22 am


The precursor to Frank Sinatra's "My Way", Claude François' "Comme d'Habitude", was released in '67.


While Paul Anka was penning the words for the far better-known version, a little-known British songwriter was put under contract to also write some English lyrics for the melody. He came up with 'Even A Fool Learns To Love', but it was ultimately shelved.

The songwriter's name? David Bowie...

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/15/14 at 10:48 am


While Paul Anka was penning the words for the far better-known version, a little-known British songwriter was put under contract to also write some English lyrics for the melody. He came up with 'Even A Fool Learns To Love', but it was ultimately shelved.

The songwriter's name? David Bowie...
1967, the same year as "The Laughing Gnome". I cannot put the video here for I struggle with my tablet.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 02/15/14 at 3:14 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSajFnkUxQY&feature=kp

Tom Jones - Green,Green grass Of Home

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/15/14 at 3:22 pm




Tom Jones - Green,Green grass Of Home
Tom Jones recorded and released the song in the UK in 1966 and it reached #1 on 3 December.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 02/16/14 at 11:05 am

The Monkees ~ Pleasant Valley Sunday

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUzs5dlLrm0

A made up band, Mickey, Davy Peter and Mike.  Eventually they were allowed to play their own instruments in songs and I use to watch their TV show every week.  One of their better songs. They really had some pretty good songs from 1966 to 1968.

My favorite Monkee was always Mickey.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 02/16/14 at 3:20 pm

The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hq1fpN1qWv8&feature=kp

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Nostalgic on 02/26/14 at 1:23 am


While Paul Anka was penning the words for the far better-known version, a little-known British songwriter was put under contract to also write some English lyrics for the melody. He came up with 'Even A Fool Learns To Love', but it was ultimately shelved.

The songwriter's name? David Bowie...


Interesting. I had no idea. Maybe David should've sung it himself.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 02/26/14 at 6:23 am

PETULA CLARK- "DON'T SLEEP IN THE SUBWAY"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvKj8lTuVtk&feature=kp

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 05/03/14 at 2:02 pm

Probably my favorite Monkees song.



The Monkees - A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sz-2jckjeHo

(Written by Neil Diamond.)

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 05/03/14 at 3:08 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fS9-Yimdhw&feature=kp


Sam & Dave-Soul Man

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 05/04/14 at 1:56 am

The Litter - Action Woman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2dCjHcfDpo

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 05/04/14 at 3:19 pm

Lowell Fulsom Tramp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXMHGryrzv8

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AL-B Mk. III on 05/05/14 at 2:21 am

The Rascals - A Girl Like You

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0npvaKsOsA

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Paul on 05/05/14 at 4:47 am


1967, the same year as "The Laughing Gnome". I cannot put the video here for I struggle with my tablet.


Allow me...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZ_Wbjz8JTc

Several million light years away from Ziggy Stardust, methinks...but because of the success of that, this effort eventually became a British hit in 1973!

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 05/05/14 at 6:24 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pYux5-d1Es&feature=kp

Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: warped on 06/17/14 at 6:45 am

The Doors ~ The End

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSUIQgEVDM4&feature=kp

http://images2.fanpop.com/images/photos/7100000/Dis-classic-disney-7143003-426-468.gif

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 06/17/14 at 7:13 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZCPZyiQ1ms

SOUL SURVIVORS expressway to your heart

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/23/14 at 4:30 am


The Doors ~ The End

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSUIQgEVDM4&feature=kp

http://images2.fanpop.com/images/photos/7100000/Dis-classic-disney-7143003-426-468.gif
This is not the end my friend, it is a new beginning.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Howard on 06/23/14 at 3:14 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jd-oLhJQne0&feature=kp

Penny Lane-Beatles

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: nally on 01/15/15 at 11:23 pm

Strawberry Alarm Clock and their biggest hit, "Incense & Peppermints"
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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/15/15 at 11:29 pm


Strawberry Alarm Clock and their biggest hit, "Incense & Peppermints"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw4GnSLNLbk
Another classic 60s song

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/13/15 at 12:16 pm

"Puppet on a String" is the name of the Eurovision Song Contest-winning song in 1967 by British singer Sandie Shaw. It was her thirteenth UK single release. The song was a UK Singles Chart number one hit on 27 April 1967, staying at the top for a total of three weeks.


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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/04/15 at 12:02 pm

"New York Mining Disaster 1941" is a 1967 song by The Bee Gees, written by Barry and Robin Gibb. Barring a moderately successful reissue of their Australian single "Spicks and Specks", it was the first single release of the group's international career and their first song to hit the charts in the US or UK. The song was released on 14 April 1967. It was produced by Ossie Byrne with their manager Robert Stigwood as Executive Producer. The song was the first track of side two on the group's international debut album Bee Gees' 1st. This was the first single with Australian drummer Colin Petersen as an official member of the band.


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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/10/15 at 3:51 pm

"Creeque Alley" is an autobiographical hit single written by John Phillips and Michelle Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas in 1967, narrating the story of how the group was formed, and its early years. The third song on the album Deliver, it peaked at #5 on the U.S. Billboard pop singles chart the week of Memorial Day, 1967. It made #9 on the UK Charts. The title of the song, which does not occur in the lyrics, is derived from Creque or Crequi (pronounced "creaky") Alley, home to a club in the Virgin Islands where John and Michelle Phillips' original group, the New Journeymen, spent time on vacation.
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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/10/15 at 4:02 pm

"Ode to Billie Joe" is a 1967 ode song written and recorded by Bobbie Gentry, a singer-songwriter from Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The single, released in late July, was a number-one hit in the United States, and became a big international seller. Billboard ranked the record as the No. 3 song for 1967 (the other two were #2 The Letter by the Box Tops and #1 To Sir With Love by Lulu). The song is ranked #412 on Rolling Stone's list of "the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time". The recording of "Ode to Billie Joe" generated eight Grammy nominations, resulting in three wins for Gentry and one win for arranger Jimmie Haskell.

The bridge mentioned in this song collapsed in June 1972. It crossed the Tallahatchie River at Money, about ten miles (16 km) north of Greenwood, Mississippi, and has since been replaced. The November 10, 1967 issue of Life Magazine contained a photo of Gentry crossing the original bridge.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/7/7f/BobbieGentryBridge1967.jpg/450px-BobbieGentryBridge1967.jpg

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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/19/15 at 2:17 pm

"It Must Be Him" is a popular song with music written by Gilbert Bécaud, originally with French lyrics (title: "Seul Sur Son Étoile") by Maurice Vidalin. New English lyrics (and a new English title) were written by Mack David. The song was published in 1967. The best-selling version of the song was recorded that year by Vikki Carr, which reached number three on the U.S. pop chart and spent three weeks at number one on the easy listening chart. The single peaked at number two in both the United Kingdom and Australia. Carr went on to record it in Spanish and Italian,

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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/29/15 at 3:02 pm


The Doors - Light My Fire

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iSXrZYhJt4

In July 1967, The Doors started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with an edited version of 'Light My Fire'. The group's first US No.1, it only reached No.49 on the UK chart. Eventually, many radio stations in the US would start playing the full six minute and fifty second album cut, which features a longer instrumental break.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/29/15 at 3:04 pm

"Massachusetts" is a song by The Bee Gees, released in 1967. Written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb. Robin Gibb sang lead on this song and it would become one of his staple songs to perform during concerts on both Bee Gees and his solo concerts. It later appeared on their 1968 album, Horizontal. It was their first No. 1 hit in Australia and the UK and eventually became one of the best-selling singles of all time, selling over five million copies worldwide. When the brothers wrote the song, they had never been to Massachusetts.In a UK television special on ITV in December 2011, it was voted third (behind "How Deep Is Your Love" and "You Win Again") in "The Nation's Favourite Bee Gees Song".

The song was intended as an antithesis to flower power anthems of the time such as "Let's Go to San Francisco" and "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" in that the protagonist had been to San Francisco to join the hippies but was now homesick. The idea of the lights having gone out in Massachusetts was to suggest that everyone had gone to San Francisco.

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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: nally on 12/16/15 at 11:20 pm

Friend And Lover, "Reach Out Of The Darkness":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABxAXK4aEos

This group has been regarded as a one hit wonder with this song, as it's the one they are best known for.

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AmericanGirl on 12/18/15 at 4:49 pm

Oh yeah - 1967 definitely contends as being perhaps the best music year of my entire life (and that's a few years  ;D )

Here's some early Cowsills, "The Rain, The Park, & Other Things":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi0CqIeLjkQ

Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: AmericanGirl on 12/18/15 at 5:46 pm

Can't resist posting this soulful gem, "Sweet Soul Music":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYIqxDfg2bQ

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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/08/16 at 8:02 am


1967, the same year as "The Laughing Gnome". I cannot put the video here for I struggle with my tablet.

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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/23/16 at 12:47 pm

"Waterloo Sunset" is a song by British rock band The Kinks. It was released as a single in 1967, and featured on their album Something Else by The Kinks. Composed and produced by Kinks frontman Ray Davies, "Waterloo Sunset" is one of the band's best known and most acclaimed songs in most territories. It is also their first single that is available in true stereo. The record reached number 2 on the British charts in mid 1967 (it failed to dislodge the Tremeloes' "Silence Is Golden" from the number 1 position). It was also a top 10 hit in Australia, New Zealand and most of Europe. In North America, "Waterloo Sunset" was released as a single but was not a hit, as it failed to chart.

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Subject: Re: 1967: The Year In Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/21/16 at 7:41 am


"New York Mining Disaster 1941" is a 1967 song by The Bee Gees, written by Barry and Robin Gibb. Barring a moderately successful reissue of their Australian single "Spicks and Specks", it was the first single release of the group's international career and their first song to hit the charts in the US or UK. The song was released on 14 April 1967. It was produced by Ossie Byrne with their manager Robert Stigwood as Executive Producer. The song was the first track of side two on the group's international debut album Bee Gees' 1st. This was the first single with Australian drummer Colin Petersen as an official member of the band.


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According to the liner notes for their box-set Tales from the Brothers Gibb (1990), this song was inspired by the 1966 Aberfan mining disaster in Wales. According to Robin, there actually had also been a mining disaster in New York 1939, but not in 1941.

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