Friday, August 4, 2017

WLS Top Ten for August 4, 1967: "Light My Fire"


There were six songs by Chicago area bands in the Top 40 this week.

1.  WE'RE IN LOVE--  Cryan' Shames   Actual Title "It Could Be We're In Love"  From Chicago
2.  COME ON DOWN TO MY BOAT--  Every Mother's Son
3.  CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU--  Frankie Valli

4.  WORDS/PLEASANT VALLEY SUNDAY--  Monkees
5.  BLUES FIRE--  Arrows    Actual title "Blues Theme"
6.  LIGHT MY FIRE--  Doors
7.  MERCY, MERCY, MERCY--  Buckinghams   From Chicago

8.  WHITE RABBIT--  Jefferson Airplane
9.  YOU NEED LOVE--  Beatles   Actual title "All You Need Is Love"
10.  I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER--  Stevie Wonder

12.  ROMEO & JULIET--  Michael & the Messengers   From Milwaukee
18.  TAKE ME BACK--  Flock   From Chicago
24.  I'M JUST WAITING--  New Colony Six   From Chicago
38.  HOLD ON--  Mauds.     From Chicago

Name That Tune (from the above songs):  "The Local Rock Group Down the Street Is Trying Hard to Learn Their Song."  Answer below.  RoadDog

Sox-Cubs Crosstown Putdowns:  Cub fan to Sox fan:  Even our handsomely quaffed ex-governor (Blagojavich) wouldn't try to sell a Sox seat.

"Pleasant Valley Sunday"

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