Thursday, August 21, 2008

Dig The New Breed

Cashbox top singles for the week of August 21, 1965
(43 years ago today).

1. I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher
2. Help! - The Beatles
3. What's New Pussycat? - Tom Jones
4. Save Your Heart For Me - Gary Lewis & Playboys
5. California Girls - The Beach Boys
6. Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
7. Don't Just Stand There - Patty Duke
8. Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers
9. Down In The Boondocks - Billy Joe Royal
10. It's The Same Old Song - The Four Tops
11. All I Really Want To Do - The Byrds
12. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me - Mel Carter
13. Baby I'm Yours - Barbara Lewis
14. Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
15. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown

Listen to a random radio shuffle of the top fifteen.

This was a pretty solid week for the charts, with "I Got You Babe" at the top, future classics by the Beatles, Beach Boys, Rolling Stones, Phil Spector, Burt Bacharach, and Motown all in the top ten and Bob Dylan and James Brown both cracking the top fifteen with bullets.

It was a great week to be alive, and an even better week to be born.

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