The Music Of July-December 1965

KEWB soon will no longer be a Top 40 station. For this period of time I will use the Billboard Top 40 (no marks) & Top 100 (*). I will also use the KYA Top 30 (denoted by KYA).

July 1965

Songs that hit the charts this month would include “I Do” by The Marvelows, “Such An Easy Question” by Elvis Presley, “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me” by Mel Carter, “Take Me Back” by Little Anthony & The Imperials, “Theme From A Summer Place” by The Lettermen, “Girl Come Running” by The Four Seasons, “What’s New Pussycat?” by Tom Jones, “I’m A Fool” by Dino, Desi & Billy, “Baby I’m Yours” by Barbara Lewis, “I Like It Like That” by The Dave Clark Five, “Sunshine, Lollipops And Roses” by Lesley Gore, “Henry The Eighth” by Herman’s Hermits, “Down In The Boondocks” by Billy Joe Royal, “New Orleans” by Eddie Hodges (*), “Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers, “Hung On You” by The Righteous Brothers (*), “Save Your Heart For Me” by Gary Lewis & The Playboys, “Marie” by The Bachelors,

“Don’t Just Stand There” by Patti Duke, “Set Me Free” by The Kinks, “You’d Better Come Home” by Petula Clark, “Pretty Little Baby” by Marvin Gaye, “I Got You Babe” by Sonny & Cher, “I Want Candy” by The Strangeloves, “To Know You Is To Love You” by Peter & Gordon, “Ride Your Pony” by Lee Dorsey, “It’s Gonna Be Fine” by Glen Yarbrough (*), “Candy” by The Astors (*) and “The Loser” by The Skyliners (*).

August 1965

Songs that hit the charts this month would include “Tracks Of My Tears” by The Miracles, “The In Crowd” by The Ramsey Lewis Trio, “Like A Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan, “All I Really Want To Do” by Cher, “All I Really Want To Do” by The Byrds, “Since I Lost My Baby” by The Temptations, “It Ain’t M Babe” by The Turtles, “California Girls” by The Beach Boys, “Nothing But Heartaches” by The Supremes, “It’s The Same Old Song” by The Four Tops, “If I Didn’t Love You” by Chad & Jeremy, “Help” and “I’m Down” by The Beatles, “Heart Full Of Soul” by the Yardbirds, “Eve Of Destruction” by Barry McGuire, “Action” by Freddy Cannon, “If You Wait For Love” by Bobby Goldsboro (*), “Houston” by Dean Martin, “The World Through A Tear” by Neil Sedaka (*), “Danger Heartbreak Ahead” by The Marvelettes, “You Were On My Mind” by the We Five, “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag” by James Brown, “You Tell Me Why” by The Beau Brummels, “I’ve Cried My Last Tear” by The O’Jays (*), “Colours” by Donovan (*), “Ju Ju Hand” by Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs (*), “Looking Through The Eyes Of Love” by Gene Pitney, “I’ll Always Love You” by The Spinners, “My Girl Sloopy” by Little Caesar & The Consuls (*) and “One Dyin’ And A Buryin’ ” by Roger Miller.

September 1965

Songs that hit the charts this month would include “Catch Us If You Can” by The Dave Clark Five, “Mohair Sam” by Charlie Rich, “Home Of The Brave” by Jody Miller, “You’ve Been In Love Too Long” by Martha & The Van Dellas, “Do You Believe In Magic?” by The Lovin’ Spoonful, “I’ll Make Your Dreams Come True” by Ronnie Dove, “Liar Liar” by the Castaways, “I’m A Happy Man” by The Jive Five, “Just You” and “Baby Don’t Go” by Sonny & Cher, “If You’ve Got A Heart” by Bobby Goldsboro (*), “Just A Little Bit Better” by Herman’s Hermits, “Keep On Dancin’ “” by The Gentrys, “Some Enchanted Evening” by Jay & The Americans, “Summer Nights” by Marianne Faithful, “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place” by The Animals, “You’ve Got Your Troubles” by The Fortunes, “There But For Fortune” by Joan Baez (*), “If I’ve Been Dreaming” by The Tikis (KYA), “Little Miss Sad” by The Five Emprees (*), “Ride Away” by Roy Orbison, “Treat Her Right” by Roy Head & The Traits, “I’m Yours” by Elvis Presley and”I Live For The Sun” by The Sun Rays (KYA), ,

October 1965

Songs that would hit the charts this month would include “What Color Is A Man” by Bobby Vinton, “Make Me Your Baby” by Barbara Lewis, “A Lover’s Concerto” by The Toys, “Everybody Loves A Clown” by Gary Lewis & The Playboys, “Yesterday” by The Beatles, “You’re The One” by The Vogues, “Positively 4th Street” by Bob Dylan, “Roses And Rainbows” by Danny Hutton (*)( Danny would later become the lead singer for Three Dog Night), “Where Have All The Flowers Gone” by Johnny Rivers, “Round Every Corner” by Petula Clark, “Run Baby Run” by The Newbeats, “My Town, My Guy And Me” by Lesley Gore, “Rescue Me” by Fontella Bass, “1-2-3” by Len Barry (Len had been the lead singer for the Dovells), “Let’s Hang On” by the Four Seasons, “I Hear A Symphony” by The Supremes, “Ain’t That Peculiar” by Marvin Gaye, “Get Off My Cloud” by The Rolling Stones, “I Still Love You” by The Vejtables (*), “Yesterday” by The Beatles, “Not The Lovin’ Kind” by Dino, Desi & Billy, “Everyone’s Gone To The Moon” by Jonathan King, “Universal Soldier” by Glen Campbell (KYA), “But You’re Mine” by Sonny & Cher, “A Taste Of Honey” by Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, “Everybody Loves A Clown” by Gary Lewis & The Playboys, “Cleo’s Back” by Jr. Walker & The All Stars (*), “Don’t Talk To Strangers” by Andy Williams (KYA), “Dance With Me” by The Mojo Men (*) and “Kansas City Star” by Roger Miller.
———————Below is a photo of Danny Hutton———————————-

November 1965

Songs that would hit the charts this month would include “May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose” by Little Jimmy Dickens, “Chapel In The Moonlight” by The Bachelors, “I Will” by Dean Martin, “You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away” by The Silkie, “All Of A Sudden My Heart Sings” by Mel Carter, “My Baby” by The Temptations, “My Girl Has Gone” by The Miracles, “I Really Love You” by Deedee Sharp (*), “Kiss Away” by Ronnie Dove, “Over And Over” by The Dave Clark Five, “Rainbow ’65” by Gene Chandler (*), “Turn, Turn, Turn” by The Byrds, “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright” by The Wonder Who (Four Seasons), “Look Through Any Window” by The Hollies (*), “Make It Easy On Yourself” by The Walker Brothers, “Make The World Go Away” by Eddie Arnold, “Love Makes Me Do Foolish Things” by Martha & The Van Dellas (KYA), “England Swings” by Roger Miller, “I Can Never Go Home Anymore” by The Shangri-Las, “Hang On Sloopy” by Ramsey Lewis, “The Last Thing On My Mind” by The Vejtables (KYA) and “I’m A Man” by The Yardbirds).

December 1965

Songs that would debut on the charts this month would include “The Sounds Of Silence” by Simon & Garfunkel, “Flowers On The Wall” by The Statler Brothers, “The Duck” by Jackie Lee, “Satin Pillows” by Bobby Vinton, “Broomstick Cowboy” by Bobby Goldsboro, “No Matter What Shape” by The T-Bones, “Spanish Eyes” by Al Martino, “We Can Work It Out” and “Day Tripper” by The Beatles, “Just Like Me” by Paul Revere & The Raiders, “Don’t Look Back” by The Temptations (*), “Mystic Eyes” by Them (featuring Van Morrison), “Sunday And Me” by Jay & The Americans, “You Didn’t Have To Be So Nice” by The Lovin’ Spoonful, “She’s Just My Style” by Gary Lewis & The Playboys, “Green Eye’d Woman” by The New Breed (KYA), “Five O’ Clock World” by The Vogues, “Ebb Tide” by The Righteous Brothers, “I Ain’t Gonna Eat My Heart Out Anymore” by The Rascals and “One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)” by Barry Young. 🙂 🙂 🙂

References:The Billboard Top 40 and The Billboard Top 100 (*). Also, the music survey of KYA in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area in California, U.S.A.

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