Friday, July 11, 2014

Forgotten Hits: 50 Years Ago This Weekend

Forgotten Hits: 50 Years Ago This Weekend (7-11 and 7-12)


Anonymous said...

New York City top 10 (7/8/64):

1. Rag Doll, Four Seasons
2. I Get Around, Beach Boys
3. Memphis, Johnny Rivers
4. My Boy Lillipop, Millie Small
5. Under the Boardwalk, Drifters
6. Wishin' and Hopin', Dusty Springfield
7. The Girl From Ipanema, Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto
8. Can't You See That She's Mine, Dave Clark Five
9. The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena), Jan & Dean
10. Keep on Pushing, Impressions

Pretty good list, if you ask me.


Anonymous said...

Lollipop, obviously

Unknown said...

Even with a typo, it's a great list.

Deb said...

My Boy Lollypop was the first ska-influenced song to make the charts. Millie Small was, I believe, either originally from Jamaica or of Jamaican ancestry.

Anonymous said...

Deb, You're right about Millie Small being Jamaican. According to Wikipedia she was the daughter of a sugar plantation overseer.