"Hey Jude" was released in August 1968 as the first single from the Beatles' record label Apple Records. More than seven minutes in length, it was at the time the longest single ever to top the British charts. It also spent nine weeks at number one in the United States, the longest for any Beatles single.
"Quinn the Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn)" is a folk-rock song written by Bob Dylan and first recorded during The Basement Tapes sessions in 1967. The song was recorded in December 1967 and first released in January 1968 as "Mighty Quinn" by the British band Manfred Mann and became a great success.
This fantastic song by "Aretha Franklin" was released in 1968 but the song was originally written for " Dionne Warwick" who released it in 1967.while making this video some of the lyrics did remind me of someone i know,always in the mirror in the mornings while on their computer,and running for the bus,"i will say no names" but they know who they are lol.
"This Guy's in Love with You" is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and recorded by Herb Alpert. Although known primarily for his trumpet playing... "This Guy's in Love with You" is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and recorded by Herb Alpert.
"Green Tambourine" is a song about busking, written and composed by Paul Leka (who also produced it) and Shelley Pinz. It was the biggest hit by the 1960s Ohio-based rock group The Lemon Pipers, as well as the title track of their debut album, Green Tambourine.
"The Fool on the Hill" is a song by the Beatles. It was written and sung by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney) and recorded in 1967. It was included on the Magical Mystery Tour EP and album, and presented in the Magical Mystery Tour film, with a promotional sequence filmed near Nice, in France from 30–31 October 1967.
"Do You Know the Way to San Jose" is a 1968 popular song written and composed for singer Dionne Warwick by Burt Bacharach, who composed the music, and Hal David, who wrote the lyrics. The song was Warwick's biggest international hit, selling over a million copies and winning Warwick her first Grammy Award.
Amen Corner - Bend Me, Shape Me 1968 You are all the woman I need and baby you know it You can make this beggar a king, a clown or a poet 'Cause I got nothing to hide just a piece of mind. Bend me, shape me anyway you want me As long as you love me it's all right Bend me, shape me anyway you want me You got the power to turn on the light.
"Classical Gas" is an instrumental musical piece composed and originally performed by Mason Williams with instrumental backing by members of the Wrecking Crew. Originally released in 1968 on the album The Mason Williams Phonograph Record, it has been re-recorded and re-released numerous times since by Williams.
"Dance to the Music" is a 1968 hit single by the influential soul/funk/rock band Sly and the Family Stone for the Epic/CBS Records label. It was the first single by the band to reach the Billboard Pop Singles Top 10, peaking at #8 and the first to popularize the band's sound, which would be emulated throughout the black music industry and dubbed "psychedelic soul".
"Hurdy Gurdy Man" is a song by the Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan. It was recorded in April 1968 and released the following month as a single. The song gave its name to the album The Hurdy Gurdy Man, which was released in October of that year in the United States.
"Grazing in the Grass" is an instrumental composed by Philemon Hou and first recorded by the South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela. Released in the United States as a single in 1968, it reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, ranking it as the 18th biggest hit of the year.
Simon Says is the first album by the American bubblegum pop group the 1910 Fruitgum Company on the Buddah Records label. Released in 1968, it included two songs that appeared on the Billboard Hot 100—the most from any of the group's albums—although it was not their highest-charting album.
"(Theme from) Valley of the Dolls" is a 1967 song by André and Dory Previn, composed for the film version of the Jacqueline Susann novel Valley of the Dolls, and recorded by Dionne Warwick. Actress Barbara Parkins, who starred in the motion picture, suggested that Warwick be considered to sing the film's theme song.
"Hello, I Love You" is a song written by Jim Morrison of the American rock band the Doors from their 1968 album Waiting for the Sun. It was released as a single that same year, reaching number one in the United States and selling over a million copies in the U.S. alone. In Canada, it hit number one as well.
Their version of "You're All I Need to Get By" peaked at #47 on the Billboard Hot 100, #10 on the Hot Soul Singles Chart, #16 on the Adult Contemporary chart, and #45 on the UK Singles Chart. It did best on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart, where it reached #5.
"Help Yourself" is a song recorded by Welsh singer Tom Jones in 1968. The song is one of Jones' best known songs and reached number five in the UK Singles Chart in its original run. It topped the charts in both Ireland and Germany, and spent three weeks at the top spot in Australia.
"Little Green Apples" is a song written by Bobby Russell. Originally written for and released by American recording artist Roger Miller in 1968, it was also released as a single by American recording artists Patti Page and O. C. Smith in separate occasions that same year.
All the way back to 1968, this great song by Janis Joplin went to #3 on US Billboard. The song was first recorded by Emma Franklin in 1967. Janis was the lead singer of a group called 'Big Brother & the Holding Company' when they recorded this song.
"Wichita Lineman" is a song written by American songwriter Jimmy Webb in 1968. It was first recorded by Glen Campbell and widely covered by other artists. Campbell's version, which appeared on his 1968 album of the same name, reached #3 on the U.S. pop chart, remaining in the Top 100 for 15 weeks.
"I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight" is a song written, produced, and sung by Boyce and Hart. The song was arranged by Artie Butler. It was a hit in 1968, reaching #7 on the Cash Box chart and #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song features a trumpet solo by Marvin Stamm.