Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Top 100 Songs of 1966: #30-21

Miniskirts were all the rage in 1966, a year that also saw the debut of the television series Mission:  Impossible.  The most popular shows on TV were Bonanza, The Red Skelton Hour, The Andy Griffith Show, The Lucy Show and The Jackie Gleason Show.  Bill Russell led Boston to its eighth consecutive NBA championship, while Green Bay defeated Dallas to win the NFL championship.

And on the radio, these 10 songs were among the year's best:


Mellow Yellow


A Groovy Kind Of Love


Do You Believe In Magic
Lovin' Spoonful


Poor Side Of Town
Johnny Rivers


Barbara Ann
Beach Boys


The Ballad Of The Green Berets
SSsgt. Barry Sadler


Winchester Cathedral
New Vaudeville Band


Wild Thing


Last Train To Clarksville


I Am A Rock
Simon & Garfunkel

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