Rediscover your favorite songs from the sixties and early seventies. Find those long-lost tunes you thought you had long forgotten. We maintain a searchable database of links to sound clips for over 4000 songs from 1960-1975 which can be browsed both by performing artist and by song title. Currently, over 1200 bands and artists with clips are featured - plus, we also have listings for another 3500 more acts covering the years 1940-1990. If you're not quite sure what song you are looking for, browsing through our extensive song lists is bound to help you jog your memory.
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Listed below are key events in music, history, and pop culture that took place on this day between 1950-1980 when oldies music ruled the airwaves.
The Buckinghams, 1968
|1950||"I Almost Lost My Mind" by Ivory Joe Hunter reaches #1 on the Billboard R&B Charts.|
|1950||"Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" by Red Foley reaches #1 on the Billboard Pop Charts.|
|1956||"The Great Pretender" by The Platters and "Rock And Roll Waltz" by Kay Starr also reach #1 on the Billboard Pop Charts.|
|1959||Ray Charles records "What'd I Say."|
|1967||"Kind Of A Drag" by The Buckinghams reaches #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.|
|1969||Lulu and Maurice Gibb marry.|
|1972||The California Supreme Court invalidates the state's death penalty and commutes the sentences of all death row inmates to life imprisonment.|
|1973||"The King Biscuit Flower Hour" radio program airs its first broadcast with performances by Blood, Sweat & Tears, the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and new artist Bruce Springsteen.|
|1978||"Too Hot ta Trot" by The Commodores reaches #1 on the Billboard R&B Charts.|
|1979||"Roots: The Next Generations" premieres on ABC.|