#1 hits of the 60’s

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The Lion Doesn’t Sleep Tonight – The Tokens Are In Town

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Tokens[/lastfm] are in town tonight for two shows – 5 and 7:30 this evening at Skye in Peoria (click here for more info).  They look a little different today – don’t we all […]

02/02/2012

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Did This Group Record The Greatest Love Song Of the 1960’s?

[sponsored] One of today’s Turntable Tuesday tunes is a #1 hit from 1966 that was everybody‘s favorite love song when I was in high school.  Every couple I knew that was dating at the time […]

12/27/2011

Petula Clark First Heard ‘Downtown’ While Having Tea

It all seems so civilized, doesn’t it?  When Downtown hit the charts in 1964, we’d never heard anything that sounded like [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Petula Clark[/lastfm]. She became one of the the biggest selling female singers throughout […]

08/30/2011

Carole King Wrote One Of Today’s Turntable Tuesday Tunes

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Carole King[/lastfm] wrote a lot of hits for a lot of artists before her breakout album Tapestry.  Can you identify the group above?  If you can, you’ll know the song Carole wrote for them […]

02/15/2011

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