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The Songs of 1966 - Fourth Volume
Music from 1966
"This is the final chapter of lyrics from 1966. Hope you do well!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
"How can you tell me how much you miss me
When the last time I saw you, you wouldn't even kiss me
That rich guy you've been seein'
Must have put you down
So welcome back baby"
The question is... welcome back to where?
the poor side of town
my kind of town
my arms again
this old heart of mine
"I'll pick up your hand and slowly blow your little mind
'Cause I made my mind up you're going to be mine
I'll tell you right now
Any trick in the book now, baby, all that I can find"
This is it - the first ever psychedelic #1 hit.
Honky Tonk Women
I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night
"Yesterday it rained in Tennessee
I heard it also rained in Tallahassee
But not a drop fell on little old me"
Where was Nancy Sinatra located to avoid the rain in this #5 hit?
under an umbrella
"I've built walls
A fortress deep and mighty
That none may penetrate
I have no need of friendship, friendship causes pain
It's laughter and it's loving I disdain"
We have an anti-socialist in the house! What was the name of the song?
This Is My Song
I Am A Rock
Tell It Like It Is
What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted
An interesting song with an interesting lyric, I'm providing the whole first stanza and most of the chorus. Let's see if you can come up with the title!
"I should have known you'd bid me farewell
There's a lesson to be learned from this and I learned it very well
Now I know you're not the only starfish in the sea
If I never hear your name again, it's all the same to me"
"And I think it's gonna be all right
Yeah, the worst is over now
The mornin' sun is shinin'"
Red Rubber Ball
The Tears Of A Clown
Good Morning Starshine
Five O'Clock World
What song hearkened back to the Calypso craze of the mid to late 1950's? I'll give you a couple of lines.
"The first mate he got drunk and broke into the Cap'n's trunk
The constable had to come and take him away
Sheriff John Stone why don't you leave me alone
Well I feel so broke up I wanna go home"
I Shot The Sheriff
Sloop John B
Another #1 hit of the year didn't have much in the way of lyrics - I'll give you what I can. In return, you fill in the blanks.
You make my heart sing
You make everything... groovy"
(Two Words - by "The Troggs")
"I've been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate,
A poet, a pawn and a king.
I've been up and down and over and out
And I know one thing."
A #4 hit for "Old Blue Eyes".
It Was A Very Good Year
This one is a little different - please regard!
Original music by Jose Fernandez Diaz
Music adaptation by Pete Seeger and Julian Orbon
Lyric adaptation by Julian Orbon, based on a poem by Jose Marti.
"Yo soy un hombre sincero
De donde crecen las palmas
Y antes de morirme quiero
Echar mis versos del alma"
This was the first foreign language song to have top ten chart status since "Dominique" in 1963.
Oye Como Va
"Sometimes there's one with big blue eyes, cute as a bunny
With hair down to here, and plenty of money
And just when you think she's that one in the world
Your heart gets stolen by some mousey little girl"
A #2 hit for the Lovin' Spoonful.
You Didn't Have To Be So Nice
She Is Still A Mystery
Do You Believe In Magic
Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?
"When we met I was sure out to lunch
Now my empty cup tastes as sweet as the punch"
This particular refrain is repeated three times in the lyric of what song? It was a top ten hit for The Association.
Along Comes Mary
Everything That Touches You
Pandora's Golden Heebie Jeebies
"You don't have to stay forever, I will understand
Believe me, believe me, I can't help but love you
But believe me, I'll never tie you down"
This song would be Dusty Springfield's biggest solo Billboard hit, a #4 in 1966.
What Have I Done To Deserve This
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
The Windmills Of Your Mind
The Rolling Stones' biggest song in 1966 was this two week #1 classic. I'll give you the first line but you have to fill in the last word of that line to score.
"I see a red door and I want it painted ______"
(One Word - another color (but you knew that))
"Try to see it my way
Do I have to keep on talking till I can't go on
While you see it your way
Run the risk of knowing that our love may soon be gone"
And the title is?
We Can Work It Out
Not their biggest hit ever, only #14, no lyrical based quiz from 1966 could be complete without these classic lines from Ray Davies of The Kinks. Hope you remember the song!
"My girlfriend's run off with my car
And gone back to her ma and pa
Telling tales of drunkenness and cruelty
Now I'm sitting here, sipping at my ice cold beer
You Really Got Me
Wish You Were Here
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Compiled Jun 28 12