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Top 25 Hits of 1967

The Year is 1967…The Doors’ self-titled debut album is released; the Human Be-In takes place in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the event sets the stage for the Summer of Love; Respect is recorded by Aretha Franklin; Jimmy Hoffa begins his 8-year sentence for attempting to bribe a jury; 10,000 gather for the Central Park Be-In; Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu are married in Las Vegas; Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup; The Folk-Rock band Fairport Convention plays their first gig in London; the Beatles release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; Two Moby Grape members are arrested for contributing to the delinquency of minors; 400 million viewers watch Our World, the first live, international, satellite television production. It features the live debut of The Beatles’ song “All You Need is Love”; Pink Floyd releases their debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn in the United Kingdom; Jim Morrison and The Doors defy CBS censors on The Ed Sullivan Show, when Morrison sings the word “higher” from their #1 hit Light My Fire, despite having been asked not to; thirty-nine people, including singer-activist Joan Baez, are arrested in Oakland, California, for blocking the entrance of that city’s military induction center; Magical Mystery Tour is released by the Beatles as a double EP in the U.K…. ( facts courtesy of Wikipedia )…

…and these songs were being spun by DJ’s all over the World…

TAZ’s Top 25 Hits of 1967

Beatles – A Day in the Life

Procol Harum – A Whiter Shade Of Pale

The Moody Blues – Nights In White Satin

The Doors- Light My Fire

Cream – Sunshine of Your Love

Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze

The Who – I Can See for Miles

Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl

Vanilla Fudge – You Keep Me Hangin’ On

Aretha Franklin – Respect

The Rolling Stones – Let’s Spend the Night Together

Scott McKenzie – San Francisco

Tommy James And The Shondells – I Think We’re Alone Now

The Grass Roots – Let’s Live For Today

The Troggs – Love Is All Around

The Cowsills – The Rain, the Park and Other Things

Lulu – To Sir With Love

The Association – Windy

The Mamas & The Papas – Creeque Alley

The Turtles – Happy Together

The Classics IV – Spooky

Lemon Pipers – Green Tambourine

Small Faces – Itchycoo Park

Traffic – Paper Sun

The Hollies – Carrie Anne

( Bonus 26th ) Country Joe McDonald – Feel Like I’m Fixing To Die Rag

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