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1969 - Get Together
Music from 1969
"KFTS, quizzyland's "fun trivia song" station, is dedicating this segment of programming to the lyrics of 1969. It was not only the end of a decade but the end of an era in so many respects. Listen!"
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What was the title of this 1969 classic?
"Jo Jo was a man who thought he was a loner but he knew it couldn't last
Jo Jo left his home in Tucson, Arizona for some California grass"
Jo Jo Gunne
Let It Be
"When Jesus washed
Oh when he washed
When Jesus washed
He washed my sins away"
This Gospel number was the surprise hit of the year for The Edwin Hawkins Singers. Do you recall the song's title?
My Sweet Lord
Oh Happy Day
Put Your Hand In The Hand
A #5 hit for The Youngbloods, identify this hit from the lyrics below.
"If you hear the song I sing, you will understand (listen!)
You hold the key to love and fear all in your trembling hand
Just one key unlocks them both, it's there at your command"
Baby It's You
Smile A Little Smile
Put A Little Love In Your Heart
My mind's such a sweet thing
I wanna do everything
What a beautiful feeling"
Lyrics can't get much simpler than these yet they resulted in a #1 song. Its title?
Crystal Blue Persuasion
Crimson And Clover
Hooked On A Feeling
Sweet Cherry Wine
"The others were untrue but when it came to loving you
I'd spend my whole life with you
'Cause you came and you took control
You touched my very soul
You always showed me that
Loving you was where it's at"
Lyrics from the debut #2 single for Blood, Sweat and Tears. It's title?
Love (Can Make You Happy)
And When I Die
You've Made Me So Very Happy
"I met a gin-soaked, bar room queen in Memphis
She tried to take me upstairs for a ride
She had to heave me right across her shoulder
'Cause I just can't seem to drink you off my mind"
The title is?
Beast Of Burden
Honky Tonk Women
"And then worst of all, you never call baby
When you say you will but I love you still
I need you more than anyone, darlin'
You know that I have from the start"
What was the title of this #2 hit for the Foundations?
My Pledge Of Love
Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'
Build Me Up Buttercup
"Till the sheep in the valley come home my way
Till the stars fall around me and find me alone
When the sun comes a-singin' I'll still be a-waitin'"
What was the title of this #2 hit?
Someday We'll Be Together
"Well I hit him hard right between the eyes
And he went down but to my surprise
He come up with a knife and cut off a piece of my ear
But I busted a chair right across his teeth
And we crashed through the wall and into the street
Kicking and a gouging in the mud and the blood and the beer"
Another big #2 hit entitled "A Boy Named _____"
(One Word - girl's name)
"Then one night in desperation a young man breaks away
He buys a gun, steals a car, tries to run, but he don't get far
And his mama cries"
Name the song.
Run Away Child, Running Wild
In The Ghetto
Indiana Wants Me
"Asking only workman's wages I come looking for a job
But I get no offers, just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue
I do declare, there were times when I was so lonesome
I took some comfort there"
What song was this?
Walk On The Wild Side
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
"Left a good job in the city
Workin' for the man every night and day
And I never lost one minute of sleepin'
Worryin' 'bout the way things might have been"
Although this song never hit #1, it sold over two million records. The title?
Workin' For The Man
Down On The Corner
Identify this #1 hit.
"There is a long hair that doesn't like the short hair
For bein' such a rich one that will not help the poor one
And different strokes for different folks
And so on and so on and scooby dooby dooby"
Go Where You Wanna Go
Different Strokes For Different Folks
It's Your Thing
"When a man loves a woman it's hard to understand
That she would find more pleasure in the arms of another man
I never really noticed how sweet you are to me
It just so happens I'm free tonight
Would you like to have dinner with me"
One of my candidates for worst song of all-time, it charted at #2 in 1969. It's title?
Easy To Be Hard
When A Man Loves A Woman
Take A Letter Maria
Wedding Bell Blues
"What's your name? Who's your daddy? Is he rich like me?
Has he taken any time to show you what you need to live?"
An interesting song from an interesting group! But do you know the title of this #3 hit?
Tell Her No
Cherry Hill Park
Season Of The Witch
Time Of The Season
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Compiled Jun 28 12