Category Archive: 1968

CLASSICAL GAS (song)

Classical Gas From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 1968 Format 7″ Genre Easy listening, classical, Baroque pop Length 3:00 Label Warner Bros. Writer(s) Mason Williams Producer(s) Mike Post “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 …

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THE WEIGHT (song)

The Weight Released August 1968 Recorded January 1968 A&R Recorders (studio A), New York City Genre Country rock[1] roots rock Length 4:34 Writer(s) Robbie Robertson Producer(s) John Simon “The Weight” is a song originally by the Canadian-American group The Band that was released as Capitol Records single 2269 in 1968 and on the group’s debut …

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BLACKBERRY WAY

Blackberry Way Released 28 November 1968 (UK) Format 7″ vinyl Recorded 1968 at Olympic Studios, London Genre Baroque pop Length 3:38 Label Regal Zonophone (UK) Writer(s) Roy Wood Producer(s) Jimmy Miller “Blackberry Way” is a 1968 single by The Move. Written by Roy Wood and produced by Jimmy Miller, “Blackberry Way” was a bleak counterpoint …

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ONE (Song)

One (Harry Nilsson song) Released 1968 Recorded 1967 Genre Chamber pop Label RCA Writer(s) Harry Nilsson Producer(s) Rick Jarrard “One” is a song written by Harry Nilsson and made famous by Three Dog Night whose cover in 1969 reached number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number four in Canada. The song is …

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TURN UP YOUR RADIO

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: THE MASTERS APPRENTICES 1968 Top Position (Australia): 27 Record Label: Columbia Label Number: DO-9104 The Masters Apprentices (or The Masters to fans) were an Australian pop/rock band fronted by Jim Keays on lead vocals, which formed in 1965 in Adelaide, South Australia, relocated to Melbourne in February 1967 and …

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THE CONTINUING STORY OF BUNGALOW BILL

The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill – 1968 “The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill” is a song credited to Lennon–McCartney, but written by John Lennon, and released by the Beatles on their 1968 album The Beatles (also known as the White Album). This song mocks the actions of a young American named Richard A. Cooke …

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FOX ON THE RUN (Manfred Mann)

Fox on the Run (Manfred Mann song) 1968 “Fox on the Run” is a song with lyrics by Tony Hazzard, first recorded by the English band Manfred Mann as a single issued 29 November 1968, which reached #5 in the UK pop charts in the following month. Other versions It was introduced to bluegrass by …

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YOURSELF OR SOMEONE LIKE YOU

Yourself or Someone Like You – 1966 Yourself or Someone Like You is the debut album by American rock band Matchbox 20, released in 1996. The album features a sound similar to traditional rock sound and post-grunge. The album features themes of adolescence, loneliness, psychological abuse, humiliation, depression, anger, and alcoholism. The album sold several …

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MY NAME IS JACK

My Name Is Jack – 1968 “My Name Is Jack” is a song written by American record producer John Simon and released as a single by British group Manfred Mann in 1968. Their version reached number 8 on UK record charts. The lyrics and music were written by John Simon, and his own version was …

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THE BEATLES (album)

The Beatles (album) – 1968 The Beatles, also known as the White Album, is the ninth studio album by English rock group the Beatles, released on 22 November 1968. A double album, its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band’s name embossed, which was intended as a direct contrast to …

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