Wednesday, December 6, 2017
WLS Top 40 for December 8, 1967-- Part 4: "Massachusetts"
25. HONEY CHILE-- Martha & the Vandellas #11 Martha Reeves and her group.
24. BABY, YOU'VE GOT IT-- Brenton Wood #34 Born Alfred Smith in Shreveport, Louisiana. raised in California.
23. PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER-- Bobby Vinton #6 His father was a bandleader. Toured as part of backing band for Dick Clark's "Caravan of Stars" in 1960.
22. INCENSE & PEPPERMINTS-- Strawberry Alarm Clock #1 West Coast psychedelic band. Lead singer on this song was 16-year-old leader of another band, Greg Munford.
21. MASSACHUSETTS-- Bee Gees #11 "(The Lights Went Out In) Massachusetts." This song was Liz and my song when we first went steady back at Palatine High School in Palatine, Illinois. We will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of when I gave her my ID bracelet (as a junior, we had not yet gotten our class rings) on December 15 this year.
Name That Tune (from the above songs): "Something's Telling Me I Must Go Home" Answer Below. --RoadDog