Hits of 1967

Dunhill Records - 1967

What The Mamas And Papas ‘Creeque Alley’ Really Means

It’s one of those 25 Or 6 To 4 situations.  When you learn that Chicago‘s hit song 26 Or 6 To 4 refers to the time the song was written (25 or 26 minutes to […]


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Buckinghams Got A Hit From A Chicago DJ’s Show

His name was Art Roberts and I used to listen to him on WLS in Chicago.  On Sunday nights, he has a show called “Hey Baby They’re Playing our Song” and he’d send out dedications […]


Spooky’s Songwriter

“Love is kind of crazy with a Spooky little girl like you.”  It’s a classic lyric sung but not written by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Classics IV[/lastfm].  In fact, originally the song had no words.  I asked […]


Unpublished Mark Lindsay Interview Clip From 1967

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mark Lindsay[/lastfm] is in town tonight as part of the 2011 Happy  Together tour that’s playing at Wild Horse Pass.  In 1967 he was on the phone with Dallas legend Ron Chapman talking about […]


The First Musical Guest On Saturday Night Live Then And Now

She had one of the most controversial hits of 1967 with Society’s Child, and an even bigger hit in 1975 that garnered two Grammys, At Seventeen.  I spend an evening with her and a rep […]


Bach and The Beatles merge for a #1 hit

Fab 4 @ 4 Backstory – 8/26/10 But which one?  And what’s the direct connection?