Monday, 10 December 2012


I've looked into what were the biggest hits throughout this decade to come up with some ideas for what lyrics I could use:

Billboards top Hits of 1960
1.Theme From 'A Summer Place' - Percy Faith
2.Are You Lonesome To-night? - Elvis Presley
3.It's Now Or Never - Elvis Presley
4.Cathy's Clown - the Everly Brothers
5.Stuck On You - Elvis Presley
6.I'm Sorry - Brenda Lee
7.Running Bear - Johnny Preston
8.Save The Last Dance for Me - the Drifters
9.Teen Angel - Mark Dinning
10.My Heart Has A Mind of it's Own - Connie Francis
11.El Paso - Marty Robbins
12.Everybody's Somebody's Fool - Connie Francis
13.The Twist - Chubby Checker
14.Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Brian Hyland
15.Alley-Oop - Hollywood Argyles

Billboards top Hits of 1961
1.Tossin' And Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
2.Big Bad John - Jimmy Dean
3.Runway - Del Shannon
4.Wonderland By Night - Bert Kaempfert
5.Pony Time - Chubby Checker
6.The Lion Sleep Tonight - the Tokens
7.Blue Moon - the Marcels
8.Take Good Care of my Baby - Bobby Vee
9.Calcutta - Lawrence Welk
10.Runaround Sue - Dion
11.Michael - the Highwaymen
12.Travelin' man - Ricky Nelson
13.Quarter To Three - U.S. Bonds
14.Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
15.Surrender - Elvis Presley
Billboards top Hits of 1962
1.I Can't Stop Lovin' You - Ray Charles
2.Big Girls Don't Cry - the Four Seasons
3.Sherry - the Four Seasons
4.Roses Are Red (My Love) - Bobby Vinton
5.Peppermint Twist (part 1) - Joey Dee and the Starlighters
6.Telstar - the Tornadoes
7.Soldier Boy - the Shirelles
8.Hey! Baby - Bruce Channel
9.Duke of Earl - Gene Chandler
10.The Twist - Chubby Checker
11.Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares
12.He's a Rebel - the Crystals
13.Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Neil Sedaka
14.Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett
15.Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley
Billboards top Hits of 1963
1.Sugar Shack - Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs
2.He's So fine - The Chiffons
3.Dominque - The Singing Nun
4.Hey Paula - Paul and Paula
5.My Boyfriend's Back - the Angels
6.Blue Velvet - Bobby Vinton
7.Sukiyaki - Kyu Sakamoto
8.I Will Follow Him - Little Peggy March
9.Fingertips pt. 2 - Little Stevie Wonder
10.Walk Like A Man - the 4 Seasons
11.Go Away Little Girl - Steve Lawrence
12.I'm Leaving It all Up To You - Dale & Grace
13.Surf City - Jan & Dean
14.It's My Party - Leslie Gore
15.Walk Right In - Rooftop Singers
Billboards top Hits of 1964
1.I Want To Hold Your Hand - the Beatles
2.Can't Buy Me Love - the Beatles
3.There! I've Said It Again - Bobby Vinton
4.Baby Love - the Supremes
5.Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
6.The House Of The Rising Sun - the Animals
7.Chapel Of Love - Dixie Cups
8.I Feel Fine - the Beatles
9.She Loves You - the Beatles
10.I Get Around - Beach Boys
11.Come See About Me - the Supremes
12.Where Did Our Love go - the Supremes
13.Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
14.My Guy - Mary Wells
15.A Hard Day's Night - the Beatles
Billboards top Hits of 1965
1.(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
2.Yesterday - the Beatles
3.Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) - the Byrds
4.Mrs Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
5.I Got You Babe - Sonny and Cher
6.Help! - the Beatles
7.I Can't Help Myself - Four Tops
8.You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling - Righteous Brothers
9.Downtown - Petula Clark
10.This Diamond Ring - Gary Lewis & the Playboys
11.Stop! In The Name Of Love - the Supremes
12.Help Me, Rhonda - Beach Boys
13.Get Off Of My Cloud - Rolling Stones
14.I Hear A Symphony - the Supremes
15.I'm Telling You Now - Freddie and the Dreamers
Billboards top Hits of 1966
1.I'm A Believer - the Monkees
2.The ballad Of The Green Berets - SSgt Barry Dadler
3.Winchester Cathedral - New Vaudville Band
4.(You're my) Soul And Inspiration - Righteous Brothers
5.Monday, Monday - Mama's and the Papa's
6.We Can Work it Out - the Beatles
7.Summer In The City - Lovin' Spoonful
8.Cherish - the Association
9.You Can't Hurry Love - the Supremes
10.Wild Thing - the Troggs
11.Reach Out I'll Be There - Four Tops
12.Paint It, Black - Rolling Stones
13.When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge
14.You keep Me Hanging On - the Supremes
15.Hanky Panky - Tommy James & the Shondells

Billboards top Hits of 1967
1.To Sir With Love - Lulu
2.Daydream Believer - the Monkees
3.Windy - the Association
4.Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry
5.Somethin' Stupid - Nancy & Frank Sinatra
6.Groovin' - Young Rascals
7.The Letter - the Box Tops
8.Light My Fire - Doors
9.Happy Together - the Turtles
10.Hello Goodbye - the Beatles
11.Respect - Aretha Franklin
12.Kind Of a Drag - the Buckinghams
13.Incense And Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock
14.Love Is Here and Now You're Gone - Supremes
15.Ruby Tuesday - the Rolling Stones
Billboards top Hits of 1968
1.Hey Jude 0 The Beatles
2.I Heard It Through The grapevine - Marvin gaye
3.Love Is Blue - Paul Mauriat
4.Honey - Bobby Goldsboro
5.People Got To Be Free - the Rascals
6.(Sittin On) The Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
7.This Guy's In Love With you - Herb Alpert
8.Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkle
9.Love Child - Diana Ross & the Supremes
10.Tighten Up - Archie Bell and the Drells
11.Hello, I Love You - Doors
12.Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) - John Fred & His Playboy Band
13.Grazing In The Grass - Hugh Masekela
14.Harper Valley P.T.A. - Jeannie C. Riley
15.Green Tamborine - the Lemon Pipers
Billboards top Hits of 1969
1.Aqiarious/Let The Sunshine In - 5th Dimension
2.In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) - Zager & Evans
3.Get Back - the Beatles
4.Suger, Sugar - the Archies
5.Hony Tonk Women - Rolling Stones
6.Everyday People - Sly and the Family Stone
7.Dizzy - Tommy Roe
8.Wedding Bell Blues - 5th Dimension
9.I Can't Get Next To You - Temptations
10.Crimson And Clover - Tommy James and the Shondells
11.Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - Steam
12.Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet - Hanry Mancini
13.Leaving On A Jet Plane - Peter, Paul & Mary
14.Come Together - the Beatles
15.Someday We'll Be Together - Diana Ross & the Supremes

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