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                               Smokin' 60's

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1. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
2. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
3. Hey Jude - Beatles
4. Respect - Aretha Franklin
5. Light My Fire - Doors
6. Good Vibrations - Beach Boys
7. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - Righteous Brothers
8. Louie Louie - Kingsmen
9. In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
10. Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
11. She Loves You - Beatles
12. My Girl - Temptations
13. You Really Got Me - Kinks
14. Sunshine Of Your Love - Cream
15. Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
16. A Day In The Life - Beatles
17. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown
18. Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
19. My Generation - The Who
20. All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
21. Mr. Tambourine Man - Byrds
22. Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
23. Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
24. When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
25. A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum
26. House Of The Rising Sun - Animals
27. I Saw Her Standing There - Beatles
28. Yesterday - Beatles
29. Somebody To Love - Jefferson Airplane
30. I Want To Hold Your Hand - Beatles
31. Be My Baby - Ronettes
32. Where Did Our Love Go - Supremes
33. Green Onions - Booker T. & the MGs
34. The Sounds Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
35. I Want You Back - Jackson 5
36. Soul Man - Sam & Dave
37. I Get Around - Beach Boys
38. Reach Out, I'll Be There - Four Tops
39. Gimme Some Lovin' - Spencer Davis Group
40. Ain't Too Proud To Beg - Temptations
41. All Day And All Of The Night - Kinks
42. Mony Mony - Tommy James & the Shondells
43. Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
44. Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
45. Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
46. White Room - Cream
47. Sympathy For The Devil - Rolling Stones
48. Ticket To Ride - Beatles
49. The Tracks Of My Tears - Miracles
50. California Dreamin' - Mamas & Papas
51. Eight Miles High - Byrds
52. For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
53. Strawberry Fields Forever - Beatles
54. Nights In White Satin - Moody Blues
55. Heart Full Of Soul - Yardbirds
56. People Get Ready - Impressions
57. Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones
58. Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
59. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes - Crosby, Stills & Nash
60. Stand By Me - Ben E. King
61. Revolution - Beatles
62. Surfin' USA - Beach Boys
63. Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five
64. It's All Right - Impressions
65. Blowin' In The Wind - Bob Dylan
66. Will You Love Me Tomorrow - Shirelles
67. Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
68. Dazed And Confused - Led Zeppelin
69. Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones
70. Bring It On Home To Me - Sam Cooke
71. You've Really Got A Hold On Me - Miracles
72. I Feel Fine - Beatles
73. Paint It Black - Rolling Stones
74. You Keep Me Hangin' On - Supremes
75. Wild Thing - Troggs
76. She's Not There - Zombies
77. A Hard Day's Night - Beatles
78. The Loco-Motion - Little Eva
79. Crazy - Patsy Cline
80. The Times They Are A'Changin' - Bob Dylan
81. Do You Believe In Magic - Lovin' Spoonful
82. Psychotic Reaction - Count Five
83. I'm A Believer - Monkees
84. Dancing In The Street - Martha & the Vandellas
85. God Only Knows - Beach Boys
86. The Letter - Box Tops
87. The Wanderer - Dion
88. Under The Boardwalk - Drifters
89. Touch Me - Doors
90. Time Of The Season - Zombies
91. A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke
92. Gloria - Them / Shadows Of Knight
93. Runaround Sue - Dion
94. Crying - Roy Orbison
95. In My Life - Beatles
96. Waterloo Sunset - Kinks
97. 96 Tears - ? & the Mysterians
98. I Can See For Miles - The Who
99. Don't Worry Baby - Beach Boys
100. I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown


There has never been a decade quite like the sixties; the diversity, conflicts, hope, anger, the music, the dance crazes and the fun that characterized these years are captured here. The 60s decade was a decade of change. Not only were those changes evident in fashions but world events, music of the 60
sautomobilestoys, and individual self expression as displayed during the largest outdoor rock concert ever performed, Woodstock.  The television shows of the fifties and sixties depicted the morals and values of our society. The simplicity of our lifestyle were so evident at that time. The westerns on the televisions series were about the good guys always winning. 

 Music and events of the day interacted with one another as we progressed through one of the most turbulent decades in modern history. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and presidential hopeful Bobby Kennedy illustrated the turbulent and restless society. Lance Morrow said "The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign trap door in American culture, and the wild bats flapped out."

 In contrast the sixties decade has been described by historians as the decade that resulted in the most significant changes in our history. In 1969 the race to space was won by the U.S. by putting a man on the moon. This one event caught more press and attention second to only the Vietnam War. The 1960s were also time of turmoil, probably described as such for the racial unrest during this period, social injustice and because of our involvement in the war in Vietnam. The magnitude of violence in the streets of U.S. cities as well as on college campuses in protest of the War in Vietnam was unprecedented in our history. The burning of the flag and draft cards were widely used as tools for protest.

 Even though the 60s had its periods of unrest and violence, it was a great decade to have grown up in. If you don't believe it just ask anybody who was a baby boomer. (Anybody who was born from 1946-1964.) Even though you may have not lived during this decade, you will still enjoy browsing this significant history and if you were fortunate enough to experience the 60s, when baseball was the favorite past time, just sit back and remember how great the sixties really were! Look how fashions and ideals of today were shaped by baby boomers. Try to remember when life seemed so much more carefree and slower. The music was clean and fun and we actually understood the lyrics. We knew all our neighbors on the street where we lived. Innocent fun was the game not violence against our fellow man.

The school dances with the crazy dance steps of the popular dances at the time were fond memories. We invented steps to add to the ridiculous steps these had. We were having fun just as the sixties were meant to be. Check out these popular dances of our times. See if you can remember more and email me at the60sofficialsite@verizon.net or leave a comment in the guest book

Games were pretty popular back in the 1960’s Ouija and Twister were all the rage, before the internet, board games and other types of social games made great entertainment.  For adult’s, in particular ladies, the bingo halls were frequented often, a pastime which has since been in a steady decline. Other pastimes have also gone out of fashion, whereas some have stood the test of time. One pastime that seems to gain growing these days popularity is online bingo. Some sites offer free bingo games just for fun, while others offer to play for money. Most sites will offer a combination of the two. 

Stumbling through the 60s you will recall the famous and not so famous written and spoken words that were so much part of the 60s culture. Margot Kidder said it well with "It was a wonderful time to be young. The 1960s didn't end until about 1976. We all believed in Make Love, Not War. We were idealistic innocents, despite the drugs and sex."  And John Lennon said "The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility."  I don't know about the possibilities but I do know that the 60s was an event that even today's school children try to research and understand why the 60s decade had so much impact on today.

The 60s were a time of fun and innocence and much of it was reflected in the music and the lyrics such as "The message may not move me, or mean a great deal to me, but it feels so groovy to say "I Dig Rock and Roll Music" from Peter, Paul and Mary's 1967 hit "I Dig Rock and Roll Music.

Spiro Agnew described all the segments of the 60s with his quote "Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam."

How Did We Survive?

First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a can, and didn't get tested for diabetes. Then after that trauma, our baby cribs were covered with bright colored lead-based paints.

We had no child proof lids on medicine bottles, doors or cabinets and when we rode our bikes, we had no helmets, not to mention, the risks we took hitchhiking. As children, we would ride in cars with no seat belts or air bags. Riding in the back of a pick up on a warm day was always a special treat.

We drank water from the garden hose and NOT from a bottle. We shared one soft drink with four friends, from one bottle and NO ONE actually died from this.

We ate cupcakes, white bread and real butter and drank soda pop with sugar in it, but we weren't overweight because......

WE WERE ALWAYS OUTSIDE PLAYING!!

We would leave home in the morning and play all day, as long as we were back when the street lights came on. No one was able to reach us all day and we were O.K. We would spend hours building our go-carts out of scraps and then ride down the hill, only to find out we forgot the brakes. After running into the bushes a few times, we learned to solve the problem.

We did not have Pay-stations, Nintendo's, X-boxes, no video games at all, no 99 channels on cable, no video tape movies, no surround sound, no cell phones, no personal computers, no Internet or Internet chat rooms..........WE HAD FRIENDS and we went outside and found them!

We fell out of trees, got cut, broke bones and teeth and there were no lawsuits from these accidents. We ate worms and mud pies made from dirt, and the worms did not live in us forever. We were given BB guns for our 10th birthdays,

We made up games with sticks and tennis balls and although we were told it would happen, we did not put out very many eyes.

We rode bikes or walked to a friend's house and knocked on the door or rang the bell, or just yelled for them! Little League had try outs and not everyone made the team. Those who didn't had to learn to deal with disappointment. Imagine that!!

The idea of a parent bailing us out if we broke the law was unheard of. They actually sided with the law!

This generation has produced some of the best risk-takers, problem solvers and inventors ever! The past 50 years have been an explosion of innovation and new ideas.

We had freedom, failure, success and responsibility, and we learned HOW TO DEAL WITH IT ALL!