Category Archive: 1966

I’M A BOY (song)

I’m a Boy 1966 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 26 August 1966 (UK) Format Vinyl record (7″) Recorded 31 July – 1 August 1966; IBC Studios in London, UK Genre Power pop Length 2:34 Label Reaction 591004 (UK) Decca (US) Songwriter(s) Pete Townshend Producer(s) Kit Lambert “I’m a Boy” is a 1966 rock song …

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GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME

Green, Green Grass of Home From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Green, Green Grass of Home” Single by Tom Jones from the album Green, Green Grass of Home B-side “Promise Her Anything” Released November 1966 Genre Country, schlager Length 3:05 Label Decca Records F22511 Writer(s) Curly Putman Producer(s) Peter Sullivan “Green, Green Grass of Home”, written …

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BANG BANG (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 1966 Format 7″ single Recorded 1966 Genre Folk rock Length 2:44 Label Imperial Writer(s) Sonny Bono Producer(s) Sonny Bono “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” is the second single by American singer-actress Cher from her second album, The Sonny Side of …

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FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For Once in My Life From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “For Once in My Life” is a swing song written by Ron Miller and Orlando Murden for Motown Records’ Stein & Van Stock publishing company, and first recorded in 1966. It was written and first recorded as a slow ballad. …

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SLOOP JOHN B (song)

Sloop John B 1966 Released March 21, 1966 Format 7-inch single Recorded July 12–December 29, 1965 Studio United Western Recorders, Hollywood Genre Folk rock Pop Length 2:59 Label Capitol 5602 Writer(s) Traditional, arranged by Brian Wilson Producer(s) Brian Wilson “Sloop John B” is a traditional folk song from the Bahamas, also known as “The John …

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NIGHT OF FEAR

Night of Fear B-side “Disturbance” Released December 1966 Format 7″ single Recorded 1966 Genre Freakbeat, psychedelic pop Length 2:18 (mono) 2:21 (stereo) “Night of Fear” is the title of The Move’s debut single. It was written by Roy Wood. The main riff and the bass line in the chorus derived from Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. At …

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GOIN’ BACK

Goin’ Back Released July 1, 1966 Format 7″ single Recorded June 15, 1966, Philips Studio, Stanhope Place, London Genre Pop Label Philips Writer(s) Gerry Goffin, Carole King Producer(s) Johnny Franz “Goin’ Back” (a.k.a. “Going Back”) is a song written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King in 1966. It describes the loss of innocence that comes …

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SPICKS AND SPECKS

Spicks and Specks (song) Released September 1966 (Australia) February 1967 (United Kingdom) Format 7″, 45 rpm Recorded July 1966 Length 2:52 “Spicks and Specks” is a song by the Bee Gees, written by Barry Gibb. When the song was released in September, 1966, the single reached No. 4 on the Go-Set Australian National Top 40, …

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MARY, MARY (song)

Mary, Mary (song) Released 1968 Recorded Monday July 25, 1966 at Western Recorders Hollywood Genre Rock Writer(s) Michael Nesmith Producer(s) Michael Nesmith “Mary, Mary” is a song written by Michael Nesmith. It was first recorded by The Butterfield Blues Band for their 1966 album, East-West. The Monkees, featuring Nesmith, would later record the song themselves. …

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WOULDN’T IT BE NICE

Wouldn’t It Be Nice B-side “God Only Knows” Released July 18, 1966 Format 7-inch single Recorded January 22–April 11, 1966 Studio Gold Star Studios and CBS Columbia Square, Hollywood Genre Progressive pop avant-pop 2:33 “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” is a song written by Brian Wilson, Tony Asher, and Mike Love for American rock band the …

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