#1 songs of 1967

Capitol Records - 1967

John Lennon Sings And Chews Gum At the Same Time

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features The Beatles All You Need is Love, which was recorded on this day in 1967.  The song was especially written for a live television broadcast that featured a gum […]

06/14/2012

Who Was The Only Member Of The Beatles To Live In Penny Lane?

You have a one in four chance of guessing correctly, but do you know which member of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles[/lastfm] was a one time resident? 

03/20/2012

The Most Appropriate Beatles Song For Valentines Day

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles[/lastfm] recorded several songs with “love” in the title, but this one is timeless, and it has a great backstory.

02/14/2012

Why Strawberry Alarm Clock Couldn’t Follow Up Their #1 Hit

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Strawberry Alarm Clock[/lastfm] not only had a goofy name, but they also had a #1 hit with Incense And Peppermints.  They did have other minor chart entries after their biggie, but couldn’t find another […]

11/01/2011

The Beatles Most Unique Recording

The song was written my [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm], but was credited to Lennon-McCartney.  The was the United Kingdom’s contribution to a program called Our World, which was the first live global television link and was […]

06/14/2011

Alex Chilton On How The Box Tops Found The Letter

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Alex Chilton[/lastfm] was [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Box Tops[/lastfm] lead singer and had one of the most unique voices around the Memphis area.  The Letter was the first 10 chart singles for the group and spent […]

03/17/2011

Aretha Franklin: Rock & Roll Inductee 1/3/87

While [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Aretha Franklin[/lastfm] battles her health issues, it’s a good time to look back 24 years ago today when she became the first female inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  Her […]

01/03/2011

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