#1 hits of 1965

Gary Lewis Wasn’t The First Choice To Record This Diamond Ring

Producer [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Snuff Garrett[/lastfm] pitched the song to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bobby Vee[/lastfm], who turned it down.  With what happened next you have to wonder if [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gary Lewis[/lastfm]’ career would have taken off as it did […]


Righteous Brother Bobby Hatfield – A Sane Story About Phil Spector?

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Phil Spector[/lastfm] is one certified nut case in my book.  But the producer who now sits in a California jail cell, once produced a series of classic recordings for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Righteous Brothers[/lastfm], including […]


The Byrds Take The Bible To #1

First [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Byrds[/lastfm] took a [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Dylan[/lastfm] song to #1 with Mr. Tamborine Man.  How do you top that?  Pull lyrics from the Good Book.  They did, and spent 3 weeks at #1 […]


Glen Frey’s Favorite Eagles Hits

Today’s top 5 @ 5features the biggest hits from this day in 1976, and one of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Glen Frey[/lastfm]’s favorites is on the list.  Out of all the Eagles songs he and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Don Henley[/lastfm] […]