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Music - I need hits from the sixties

  1. Dec 22, 2011 #1


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    So, we plan to meet our neighbors on Christmas and to listen to sixties music. I already have plenty of titles ready (including Polish songs that you have most likely never heard), there are plenty of lists on the web, but I wonder what are favorite sixties songs of other PFers.
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  3. Dec 22, 2011 #2
    So much great music came out in the sixties so it's difficult to know where to begin but anything from the Beatles or Rolling Stones may be a good starting point.
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    These might qualify

    If you can extend to 1971:


    legendary in Holland

    First in 1969:

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  5. Dec 22, 2011 #4
    Beach Boys:

    Good Vibrations
    California Girls
    Surfer Girl


    I Want to Hold Your Hand
    Hey Jude
    The Ballad of Rocky Raccoon

    Rolling Stones:

    Sympathy for the Devil
    Paint It Black
    Beast of Burden

    The Doors:

    Riders of the Storm
    People are Strange
    LA Woman


    Sunshine Superman
    Season of the Witch
    Hurdy Gurdy Man

    The Supremes:

    Stop in the Name of Love
    Where Did Our Love Go
    You Can't Hurry Love


    Tales of Brave Ulysses
    Strange Brew
    Sunshine of your Love

    The Who:

    Pinball Wizard
    Sally Simpson
    Behind Blue Eyes

    Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young:

    Deja Vu
    Our House

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    The Momas & The Papas:

    California Dreaming

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    One per year, 1969 - 1960.

    1969: White Bird - It's a Beautiful Day.

    1968: White Room - Cream.

    1967: White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane.
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    The Isley Brothers!
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    The Rascals - "Good Lovin'" (1966), "Groovin'" (1967), and "People Got to Be Free" (1968).

    Blood, Sweat & Tears - Albums
    Child Is Father to the Man (1968)
    Blood, Sweat & Tears (1968)

    Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Albums
    Crosby, Stills & Nash (1969)
    Déjà Vu (1970)

    The Byrds - best hits Turn, Turn, Turn (1965), Eight Miles High (1966)

    The Hollies

    The Moody Blues - Albums:
    Days of Future Passed (1967)
    In Search of the Lost Chord (1968)
    On the Threshold of a Dream (1969)
    To Our Children's Children's Children (1969)
    A Question of Balance (1970)

    Traffic - Albums (info from Wikipedia):

    Mr. Fantasy (first US pressing issued with title Heaven Is In Your Mind) – 1967 UK #8, US #88
    Traffic – 1968 UK #9, US #17
    Last Exit (side 2 live at The Fillmore West) – 1969 US #19
    John Barleycorn Must Die – 1970 UK #11, US #5
    The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys – 1971 US #7

    King Crimson, In the Court of the Crimson King (1969)

    Quicksilver Messenger Service - Albums
    Quicksilver Messenger Service (1968)
    Happy Trails (1969)
    Shady Grove (1969)
    Just for Love (1970)
    What About Me (1970)

    The Guess Who - Album: Canned Wheat (1969) - Song: No Time

    Ted Nugent & the Amboy Dukes
    The Amboy Dukes (1967)
    Journey to the Center of the Mind (1968)
    Migration (1969)

    Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (1968)

    Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced (1967), Axis: Bold as Love (1967), Electric Ladyland (1968).

    Spirit (Ode, 1968)
    The Family That Plays Together (Ode, 1968)
    Clear (Ode, 1969)
    Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus (Epic, 1970)
  11. Dec 22, 2011 #10
    The Zombies - Time of the Season

    The Zombies - This Will Be Our Year

    The Foundations - Baby, Now That I've Found You

    The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup

    Jackson Five - I Want You Back

    The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice

    Bob Dylan - Don't Think Twice, It's Alright

    The Monkees - Daydream Believer

    The Who - The Kids Are Alright

    Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son
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  12. Dec 22, 2011 #11


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    I have so many more in this genre, but don't know if you like it Borek.

    Youngbloods Darkness Darkness

    Buffalo Springfield For what it's worth


    Byrds - Turn Turn Turn


    Mr Tambourine Man

    The Zombies - She's not here


    The Yardbirds - For your love


    Heartful of Soul


    Shape of things


    Animals - Don't let me be misunderstood


    It's my life


    We gotta get out of this place


    Kinks - tired of waiting for you


    You Really Got Me


    Mamas and Papas - Twelve Thirty

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  13. Dec 22, 2011 #12

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    Velvet Underground--Anything, the fact that it wasn't "hit" music in the 60s shouldn't matter.
    Waiting for my man, Femme Fatale, Stephanie Says, Sweet Jane, and, of course
    Rock and Roll

    but probably not White Light/White Heat, not for a party
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  14. Dec 22, 2011 #13

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    This was huge in the 60s. :biggrin:

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    Just for fun, how about a non-hit.

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    Phil Spector made a great holiday album, "A Christmas Gift For You", featuring some great girl groups - The Crystals, The Ronettes, Darlene Love, plus Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans.

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    A non-hit but a true work of art!
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    Nobody mentioned Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons!!!
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    Dr Hook!
    (warning, you might want to look away and just listen; the lead tends to creep people out)

  21. Dec 22, 2011 #20


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    I was too immersed in music in the 60's - both listening to it and performing it. Any detailed post would have to be a page long. Lots of good suggestions here, anyway.
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