Watts (chipotle) wrote,

A music meme

This is stolen randomly from shaterri:

Go to Music Outfitters and select your birth year, to look at the top 100 songs that year. Copy the list into your journal (behind a cut). Put the ones you’ve actually heard of in italics. Bold the songs that you like. Underline your absolute favorite.
  1. To Sir With Love, Lulu
  2. Happy Together, The Turtles
  3. Windy, Association
  4. Ode To Billie Joe, Bobby Gentry
  5. I’m A Believer, The Monkees
  6. Light My Fire, The Doors
  7. Somethin’ Stupid, Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra
  8. The Letter, Box Tops
  9. Groovin’, Young Rascals
  10. Kind Of A Drag, Buckinghams
  11. Little Bit O’ Soul, Music Explosion
  12. I Think We’re Alone Now, Tommy James and The Shondells
  13. Respect, Aretha Franklin
  14. I Was Made To Love Her, Stevie Wonder
  15. Come Back When You Grow Up, Bobby Vee and The Strangers
  16. Sweet Soul Music, Arthur Conley
  17. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Frankie Valli
  18. Never My Love, Association
  19. Soul Man, Sam and Dave
  20. Expressway To Your Heart, Soul Survivors
  21. Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie, Jay and The Techniques
  22. Come On Down To My Boat, Every Mothers’ Son
  23. Incense And Peppermints, Strawberry Alarm Clock
  24. Ruby Tuesday, The Rolling Stones
  25. It Must Be Him, Vicki Carr
  26. For What It’s Worth, Buffalo Springfield
  27. Gimme Little Sign, Brenton Wood
  28. Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone, Supremes
  29. The Happening, Supremes
  30. All You Need Is Love, Beatles
  31. Release Me (And Let Me Love Again), Engelbert Humperdinck
  32. Your Precious Love, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
  33. Somebody To Love, Jefferson Airplane
  34. Get On Up, Esquires
  35. Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison
  36. Jimmy Mack, Martha and The Vandella
  37. I Got Rhythm, Happenings
  38. A Whiter Shade Of Pale, Procol Harum
  39. Don’t You Care, Buckinghams
  40. Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye, Casinos
  41. Reflections, Diana Ross and The Supremes
  42. On A Carousel, Hollies
  43. Please Love Me Forever, Bobby Vinton
  44. Alfie, Dionne Warwick
  45. San Francisco, Scott Mckenzie
  46. Silence Is Golden, Tremeloes
  47. My Cup Runneth Over, Ed Ames
  48. Up, Up And Away, Fifth Dimension
  49. The Rain, The Park And Other Things, Cowsills
  50. There’s A Kind Of Hush, Herman’s Hermits
  51. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy, Buckinghams
  52. This Is My Song, Petula Clark
  53. (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher, Jackie Wilson
  54. I’ve Been Lonely Too Long, Young Rascals
  55. Penny Lane, Beatles
  56. You’re My Everything, Temptations
  57. Georgy Girl, Seekers
  58. Western Union, Five Americans
  59. Baby I Love You, Aretha Franklin
  60. A Little Bit You, A Little Bit Me, The Monkees

It’s actually rather hard to say that “Ode to Billy Joe” is my favorite song from that list; “Penny Lane” was the other big candidate, but as stereotypical as it might be for a writer, the lyrics catch me.

And, actually, I like most of the songs on the list I’ve heard…

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