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Sunny

“Sunny”  was a #2 hit for Bobby Hebb in 1966. Written by Hebb, it is an enormously popular song, covered countless times and charting repeatedly. BMI ranks it at #25 of the top 100 songs of the 20th century. 10 more words

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All Day and All of the Night

“All Day and All of the Night” was a hit for the Kinks in 1965, reaching #7 in the USA and #2 in the UK. The style of the song followed their prior hit “You really Got Me”. 25 more words

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Mick

Growing up, my dad loved the Rolling Stones. I didn’t get it as a kid… by that point they were just old men. And there was nothing I wanted to be associated less with at that point then old men. 90 more words

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1962 - The Results

The 2017 survey for the best songs of 1962 was unique in two ways.  First, the poll set an all-time record for the number of votes in a first-round poll.  227 more words

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Tired of Waiting

“Tired of Waiting for You” was a hit 1965 hit for The Kinks. Following “You Really Got Me” and “All Day and All of the Night”, it was released as a single in January 1965 in the and then appeared on their second studio album Kinda Kinks. 60 more words

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Those oldies but goodies (remind me of you)

A few decades ago, I moved from one part of the USA to another. I didn’t recognize some of the songs playing on the radio in my new location. 75 more words

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PT Blues

“PT Blues” is a simple, 12-bar blues jam.

Since I have retired, one of the ironies I’ve found is that most days I still don’t get done all that I was hoping to work on. 143 more words

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