Thursday, October 7, 2010

50 Years Of MyTunes: 1967

One man's opinion:
There were three essential albums in the Magic Summer of '67: Sergeant Peppers's by The Beatles, Surrealistic Pillow by The Airplane, and The Doors by Robbie Krieger, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, and Jim Morrison--and in some ways, it is only the last of these that seems far away in time, as if we remember it from another world and another lifetime.
~Bruce Harris (1972)
Another man's opinion: Are You Experienced? ~ Jimi Hendrix

A few of my favorite Singles:

Purple Haze ~ The Jimi Hendrix Experience
White Rabbit ~ The Jefferson Airplane
Time Has Come Today ~ The Chambers Brothers
Brown Eyed Girl ~ Van Morrison
Tears Of A Clown~ Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
Get Together ~ The Youngbloods
I Think We're Alone Now ~ Tommy James & the Shondells
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds ~ The Beatles
Gentle On My Mind ~ Glen Campbell
San Francisco ~ Scott McKenzie
Break On Through ~ The Doors
Incense And Peppermints ~ Strawberry Alarm Clock
Spooky ~ Classics IV
Tuesday Afternoon ~ The Moody Blues
Strange Brew ~ Cream
Pictures Of Matchstick Men ~ The Status Quo
Itchycoo Park ~The Small Faces
Both Sides Now ~ Judy Collins

Some people really dislike "Incense and Peppermints" but I have this fantastic indelible memory of running around in the backyard when I was 7 or 8 singing:
Beatniks and politics nothing is new, a yardstick for lunatics, one point of view


  1. Too many good songs to choose from. It may be just me but how contemporary some of these still sound today!

    I'll bypass my usual Beatles choice and go with Glen Campbell, the first of his hits I still remember fondly.

  2. White Rabbit ~ The Jefferson Airplane