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JULY 2021

1) Jan Panter, “Stella in Lights” (69) (UK) (pop rock)

2) Billy Nicholls, “Would You Believe” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

3) Nick Garrie, “Wheel of Fortune” (70) (UK) (pop psych)

4) Focal Point, “Miss Sinclair” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

5) Factory, “Path Through the Forest” (68) (UK) (psych)

6) The Honeybus, “I Can’t Let Maggie Go” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

7) Richard Barnes, “Take to the Mountains” (70) (UK) (pop rock)

8) Jackson Frank, “Blues Run the Game” (65) (US) (folk rock)

9) Davy Jones (David Bowie), “You’ve Got a Habit of Leaving” (65) (UK) (David Bowie)

10) Merrell Fankhauser and H.M.S. Bounty “Girl (I’m Waiting for You)” (68) (US) (pop psych)

11) Dana Gillespie, “You Just Gotta Know My Mind” (68) (UK) (rock)

12) Los Mad’s, “I’ve Got that Feeling” (67) (Peru) (Kinks) 

13) Pink Floyd, “Paintbox” (67) (UK) (Pink Floyd)

14) The Carrie Nations (Lynn Carey), “In the Long Run” (70) (US) (pop rock)

15) Chris Britton, “Fly with Me” (70) (UK) (pop psych)

AUGUST 2021

16) The Aerovons, “World of You” (69) (US) (pop psych)

17) Jotta Herre, “Penina” (69) (Portugal) (pop rock)

18) Lee Mallory, “That’s the Way It’s Gonna Be” (66) (US) (baroque pop)

19) Nick Garrie, “Deeper Tones of Blue” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

20) Tom Northcott, “Sunny Goodge Street” (67) (Canada) (pop psych)

21) Gil-Scott Heron, “Whitey on the Moon” (70) (US) (soul)

22) The 23rd Turnoff, “Michael Angelo” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

23) Minnie Riperton, “Les Fleur” (70) (US) (soul)

24) The Holy Mackerel, “Wildflowers” (68) (US) (pop psych)

25) The Lollipops, “Naked When You Come” (66) (Denmark) (baroque pop)

26) The Lemon Fog, “Summer” (68) (US) (pop psych) 

27) The King Biscuit Entertainers, “Priscilla Brown” (68) (US) (pop psych) 

28) Paul McCartney, “Love In the Open Air” (66) (UK) (Beatles)

29) John Lennon, “Child of Nature” (68) (UK) (Beatles)

30) The Idle Race, “Days of Broken Arrows” (69) (UK) (pop psych)

31) The Ferris Wheel, “Can’t Break the Habit” (67) (UK) (soul) 

32) The Fleur De Lys, “Mud in Your Eye” (66) (UK) (psych)

33) The Birds, “You’re on My Mind” (64) (UK) (freakbeat)

34) The Pozo-Seco Singers, “Time” (66) (US) (folk rock)

35) Tintern Abbey, “Vacuum Cleaner” (67) (UK) (psych)

36) France Gall, “Laisse Tomber les Filles” (64) (France) (French) (yé-yé)

37) Turquoise, “Woodstock” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

38) Pink Floyd, “Summer ‘68” (70) (UK) (Pink Floyd)

39) Jacqueline Taieb, “7h du Matin” (67) (France) (French) (yé-yé)

40) The New York Rock and Roll Ensemble, “Mr. Tree” (68) (US) (pop psych) 

41) Nick Garrie, “St. Tropez Whore” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

42) Joe Tex, “Buying a Book” (69) (US) (soul)

43) Focal Point, “Sycamore Sid” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

44) Robert Charlebois and Louise Forestier, “La Marche du President” (68) (Canada) (French) (pop psych)

45) David Peel & the Lower East Side, “I Like Marijuana” (68) (US) (novelty/comedy)

46) Norman Greenbaum, “Good Lookin’ Woman” (69) (US) (pop rock)

47) The Poets, “Wooden Spoon” (67) (UK) (psych)

48) Lee Hazlewood and Nina Lizell, “Hey Cowboy” (70) (US) (folk rock)

49) Wimple Winch, “Save Our Soul” (66) (UK) (psych)

50) The Merry-Go-Round, “Listen, Listen!” (68) (US) (folk rock) 

51) Simon Dupree and the Big Sound, “Daytime, Nighttime” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

52) The Honeybus, “Story” (70) (UK) (pop rock)

53) Merry Clayton, “Gimme Shelter” (70) (US) (Rolling Stones/soul)

54) The Peppermint Trolley, “Baby You Come Rolling ‘Cross My Mind” (68) (US) (pop psych)

55) Joe Bataan, “Uptown” (69) (US) (Latin)

56) It’s a Beautiful Day, “White Bird” (70) (US) (rock)

57) The Mike Curb Congregation, “Sweet Gingerbread Man” (70) (US) (pop)

58) The Artwoods, “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?” (67) (UK) (standard/rock)

59) The What Four, “I’m Gonna Destroy that Boy” (66) (US) (garage rock)

60) Peter Cook & Dudley Moore, “The L.S. Bumble Bee” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

61) Roberta Flack, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” (69) (US) (soul)

62) The Aquarian Age, “10,000 Words in a Cardboard Box” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

63) The Golden Earrings, “Baby Don’t Make Me Nervous” (67) (Netherlands) (British Invasion)

64) Billy Nicholls, “Girl from New York” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

65) Nick Garrie, “Can I Stay With You” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

66) The Tokens, “She Lets Her Hair Down (Early in the Morning)” (69) (US) (sunshine pop)

67) The Fugs, “CIA Man” (66) (US) (novelty/comedy)

68) McGough and McGear, “So Much in Love” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

69) Wichita Fall, “Ornamental Sideshow” (68) (US) (pop psych)

70) Headstone Circus, “Healer” (68-70) (US) (rock)

71) O.V. Wright, “You’re Gonna Make Me Cry” (65) (US) (soul)

72) Tomorrow, “Revolution” (67) (UK) (psych)

73) The Carrie Nations (Lynn Carey), “Come with the Gentle People” (70) (US) (sunshine pop)

74) Jose Feliciano, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” (70) (US) (Rolling Stones/Latin)

75) David Bowie & the Lower Third, “Can’t Stop Thinking About Me” (66) (UK) (David Bowie)

76) Tompall & the Glaser Brothers, “Set Yourself Free”/Hoover, “Set Yourself Free” (70) (US) (folk rock)

77) The Kinsmen, “Glasshouse Green, Splinter Red” (68) (Australia) (pop psych)

78) Manfred Mann, “The Vicar’s Daughter” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

79) Manfred Mann, “Snakeskin Garter” (70) (UK) (jazz rock)

80) Elvis Presley, “Change of Habit” (69) (US) (pop rock)

81) The Hassles, “Every Step I Take” (68) (US) (pop psych) 

82) The Pretty Things, “Walking Through My Dreams” (68) (UK) (psych)

83) The Jackpots, “King of the World” (68) (Sweden) (pop psych)

84) The Mojo Men, “Sit Down I Think I Love You” (67) (US) (pop rock)

85) Ben E. King, “Don’t Let Me Down” (70) (US) (Beatles/soul)

86) The Poets, “In Your Tower” (67) (UK) (psych)

87) Syd Barrett, “Gigolo Aunt” (Peel session) (70) (UK) (Pink Floyd)

88) Paul & Barry Ryan, “Madrigal” (68) (UK) (baroque pop)

89) Kim Fowley, “The Trip” (65) (US) (psych)

90) Paul McCartney birthday special: George Martin, “Here, There and Everywhere” (66) (UK) (Beatles) 

SEPTEMBER 2021

91) The Flies, “I’m Not Your Stepping Stone” (66) (UK) (garage rock)

92) Gordon Lightfoot, “I’m Not Sayin’” (65) (Canada) (folk rock)

93) Father’s Day special: Fire, “Father’s Name Is Dad” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

94) The Electric Banana, “Alexander” (69) (UK) (psych)

95) Joe Simon, “I Got a Whole Lot of Lovin’” (70) (US) (soul)

96) Simon Dupree and the Big Sound, “I See the Light” (66) (UK) (pop psych)

97) Third Bardo, “Five Years Ahead of My Time” (67) (US) (garage rock)

98) Jeff Monn, “I Need a Friend” (68) (US) (pop rock)

99) The Birds, “No Good Without You Baby” (65) (UK) (freakbeat)

100) Labor Day Special: The Kinks — “Get Back in Line” (70) (UK) (Kinks)

101) Marmalade, “I See the Rain Again” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

102) The Landlords — “I’m Through with You” (67) (US) (garage rock) 

103) Georgie Fame — “Somebody Stole My Thunder” (70) (UK) (R&B)

104) Nick Garrie — “Bungles Tour” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

105) The Pipe Dream — “The 5:23” (69) (US) (sunshine pop)

106) Dana Gillespie — “No, No, No” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

107) Boudewijn de Groot — “Meester Prikkebeen” (67) (Netherlands) (Dutch) (pop psych)

108) Q’65 — “The Life I Live” (66) (Netherlands) (garage rock)

109) July 4th Special: Paul Revere and the Raiders — “Midnite Ride” (61) (US) (rockabilly)

110) Led Zeppelin — “Sugar Mama” (68) (UK) (Led Zeppelin)

111) Marianne Faithfull — “The Sha La La Song” (65) (UK) (folk rock)

112) Buddy Miles — “Memphis Train” (69) (US) (funk)

113) 20th Anniversary of 9/11: John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band — “Love” (70) (UK) (Beatles)

114) The Fantastic Dee-Jays — “Fight Fire” (66) (US) (garage rock) 

115) Pandemonium — “No Presents for Me” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

116) The Seeds — “Pushin’ Too Hard” (67) (US) (garage rock)

117) The Blue Condition — “Once There Was a Girl” (67) (US) (garage rock)

118) The Impressions — “I’ve Been Trying” (64) (US) (soul)

119) Pete Townshend — “Day of Silence” (70) (UK) (Who)

120) The Australian Playboys — “Sad” (67) (Australia) (pop psych)

121) Michel Polnareff — “Mes Regrets” (68) (France) (French) (baroque pop)

122) Les Fleur De Lys — “Circles” (66) (UK) (psych)

123) Los Mac’s — “El Amor Despues De Los Veinte Años” (67) (Chile) (Spanish) (pop psych)

124) Dirty Martha — “Children’s Song” (69) (US) (pop rock)

125) The Remains — “Don’t Look Back” (66) (US) (garage rock)

126) Bob Dylan — “She’s Your Lover Now” (66) (US) (Bob Dylan)

127) The Strawberry Alarm Clock — “Pretty Song from Psych-Out” (68) (US) (pop psych)

128) The Starlets — “You Don’t Love Me” (65) (US) (R&B)

129) The Creation — “Through My Eyes” (67) (UK) (psych)

130) Disraeli — “What Will the New Day Bring” (67) (US) (folk rock)

131) The End — “Shades of Orange” (68) (UK) (psych)

132) Paul McCartney — “Junk” (70) (UK) (Beatles)

133) The Foggy Notions — “Need a Little Lovin’” (66) (US) (garage rock)

134) Black Merda — “Cynthy-Ruth” (70) (US) (funk)

135) IBM X — “Daisy Bell” (61) (standard)

136) The Peppermint Trolley Co. — “Trust” (68) (US) (pop psych)

137) Nick Garrie — “Seashore” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

138) The Haigs — “Never Die” (66) (Netherlands) (garage rock)

139) The Caravelles — “Hey Mama, You’ve Been on My Mind” (67) (UK) (folk rock)

140) The Mojo Men — “She’s My Baby” (65) (US) (garage rock)

141) The Craig — “I Must Be Mad” (66) (UK) (psych)

142) The Temptations — “Message from a Black Man” (69) (US) (soul)

143) The Lemon Drops — “Live in the Springtime” (67) (US) (psych) 

144) Billy Nicholls — “London Social Degree” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

145) The Nazz — “Open My Eyes” (68) (US) (garage rock)

146) Manfred Mann — “Happy Being Me” (70) (UK) (jazz rock)

147) The Pipe Dream — “January Girl” (69) (US) (sunshine pop)

148) The Open Mind — “Magic Potion” (69) (UK) (psych)

149) Louise Forestier — “La Boulee” (67) (Canada) (French) (chanson)

150) Richard Twice — “If I Knew You Were the One” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

151) Edwards Hand — “Banjo Pier” (69) (UK) (pop psych)

152) The Furniture — “I Love It Baby” (67) (US) (garage rock) 

153) The Pretty Things — “Midnight to Six Man” (65) (UK) (R&B)

154) Kaleidoscope — “The Sky Children” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

155) Duncan Browne — “On the Bombsite” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

156) The Merry-Go-Round — “Live” (67) (US) (folk rock)

157) Michel Polnareff — “Le Bal des Laze” (68) (France) (French) (baroque pop)

158) The Brogues — “I Ain’t No Miracle Worker” (65) (US) (garage rock))

159) Robbi Curtice — “When Diana Paints the Picture” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

160) The Chocolate Watchband — “Are You Gonna Be There (At the Love In)” (67) (US) (garage rock)

161) Boudewijn de Groot — “Cinderella” (68) (Netherlands) (Dutch) (psych)

162) The Standells — “Riot on the Sunset Strip” (67) (US) (garage rock)

163) The Golden Earrings — “Daddy Buy Me a Girl” (66) (Netherlands) (British Invasion)

164) Jackie Lomax — “Sour Milk Sea” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

165) The Creation — “How Does It Feel to Feel” (67) (UK) (psych)

166) Gloria Jones — “Heartbeat” (65) (US) (soul)

167) Gordon Lightfoot — “The Way I Feel” (67) (Canada) (folk rock)

168) Bill Jerpe — “Help Me Home” (70) (US) (folk rock)

OCTOBER 2021

169) Georgie Fame — “Seventh Son” (69) (UK) (R&B)

170) Paul Jones — “Tarzan etc.” (67) (UK) (pop rock)

171) The Music Machine — “Come on In” (66) (US) (garage rock)

172) The Plastic Cloud — “Art’s a Happy Man” (68) (US) (pop psych)

173) Matthews Southern Comfort — “Something in the Way She Moves” (69) (UK) (folk rock)

174) Randy Newman — “Mama Told Me Not to Come” (70) (US) (rock)

175) The Bread and Beer Band — “Mellow Yellow” (69) (UK) (pop psych) 

176) The Voice — “Train to Disaster” (66) (UK) (psych) 

177) Dr. John — “Mama Roux” (68) (US) (Bayou funk)

178) The Koobas — “Barricades” (69) (UK) (psych)

179) The Jelly Bean Bandits — “Say Mann” (67) (US) (pop psych)

180) The Orange Seaweed — “Pictures in the Sky” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

181) Willie Mitchell — “That Driving Beat” (66) (US) (R&B) 

182) Smokey Robinson and the Miracles — “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy” (70) (US) (soul)

183) The Alan Price Set — “The House that Jack Built” (67) (UK) (music hall)

184) The Shadows of Knight — “Bad Little Woman” (66) (US) (garage rock)

185) Gabor Szabo and the California Dreamers — “A Day in the Life” (67) (Hungary) (pop rock)

186) The Caravelles — “New York” (67) (UK) (pop)

187) The Sons of Adam — “Take My Hand” (65) (US) (garage rock)

188) Them — “I Can Only Give You Everything” (66) (Ireland) (freakbeat)

189) The Brigands — “Would I Still Be (Her Big Man)” (66) (US) (garage rock)

190) The Elastik Band — “In a Family Tree” (68) (US) (folk rock)

191) Johnnie Taylor — “Watermelon Man” (67) (US) (soul)

192) The Paupers — “Think I Care” (67) (Canada) (garage rock)

193) The Eyes — “When the Night Falls” (65) (UK) (psych)

194) Les Irresistibles — “My Year Is a Day” (68) (US) (pop psych)

195) Omega — “Gyöngyhajú Lány” (69) (Hungary) (Hungarian) (rock)

196) Ola and the Janglers — “That’s Why I Cry” (67) (Sweden) (pop psych)

197) West Coast Experimental Pop Art Band — “Help, I’m a Rock” (67) (US) (pop psych)

198) Focal Point — “Lonely Woman” (67) (UK) (pop psych) 

199) Please — “Seeing Stars” (69) (UK) (pop psych)

200) Justine — “She Brings the Morning with Her” (70) (UK) (sunshine pop)

201) The Easybeats — “Sorry” (66) (Australia) (garage rock)

202) Tom Parrott — “Hole in the Ground” (68) (US) (folk rock)

203) Los Mac’s — “F.M. Y Cia” (67) (Chile) (Spanish) (psych)

204) Vashti Bunyan — “Train Song” (66) (UK) (folk rock)

205) The Scandal — “Girl, You’re Goin’ Out a My Mind” (67) (US) (garage rock)

206) Annie Philippe, “Pas de Taxi” (67) (France) (French) (yé-yé)

207) The Honeybus — “Black Mourning Band” (70) (UK) (pop rock)

208) The Dave Clark 5 — “When” (65) (UK) (British Invasion)

209) Thomas and Richard Frost — “If I Can’t Be Your Lover” (70) (US) (pop psych)

210) Dick Domane — “Bad Dreams” (70) (US) (pop psych)

211) Thomas and Richard Frost — “She’s Got Love” (70) (US) (pop psych)

212) Ike and Tina Turner — “Get It – Get It!” (66) (US) (R&B)

213) The Accent — “Red Sky at Night” (67) (UK) (psych)

214) The Brain Train — “Me” (67) (US) (pop psych)

215) Susan Hampshire — “When Love Is True” (65) (UK) (pop)

216) The La De Das — “How’s the Air Up There” (66) (NZ) (garage rock)

217) Lord Sitar — “I Can See for Miles” (68) (UK) (Who)

218) The Whispers — “Knowin’” (66) (US) (garage rock) 

219) Chris Lucey — “Girl from Vernon Mountain” (65) (US) (folk rock)

220) The Birds — “Say Those Magic Words” (66) (UK) (freakbeat)

221) Buddy Miles — “Them Changes” (70) (US) (funk)

222) Room 222 Theme Song (69) (US) (pop) 

223) The Poets — “That’s the Way It’s Gotta Be” (65) (UK) (freakbeat)

224) The Rumors — “Hold Me Now” (65) (US) (garage rock)

225) The Mike Stuart Span — “Time” (68) (UK) (psych)

226) Graham Gouldman — “The Impossible Years” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

227) Blonde on Blonde — “Eleanor Rigby” (69) (UK) (Beatles)

228) The Mops — “Asahi Yo Saraba” (68) (Japan) (Japanese) (garage rock)

229) Marvin Gaye — “I Got to Get to California” (69) (US) (soul)

230) The Sonics — “The Witch” (64) (US) (garage rock)

231) The Sonics — “Psycho” (65) (US) (garage rock)

NOVEMBER 2021

232) Paul & Ritchie & the Cryin’ Shames — “Come on Back” (66) (UK) (freakbeat)

233) Bob Seger and the Last Heard — “East Side Story” (66) (US) (garage rock)

234) Bob Seger and the Last Heard — “Persecution Smith” (67) (US) (garage rock)

235) Merrell Fankhouser and H.M.S. Bounty — “Things (Goin’ Round in My Mind)” (68) (US) (pop psych)

236) Sandy Coast — “Back in the City” (69) (Netherlands) (pop rock)

237) Thoughts and Words — “Morning Sky” (69) (UK) (folk rock)

238) Chicken Shack — “Some Other Time” (70) (UK) (pop rock)

239) Headstone Circus — “I Love the Wind” (68-70) (US) (rock)

240) Kate — “Strange Girl” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

241) Neil Sedaka — “Cold Girl” (66) (US) (pop rock)

242) The July Four — “Frightened Little Girl” (67) (US) (pop rock)

243) James Carr — “Pouring Water on a Drowning Man” (66) (US) (soul)

244) Chamaeleon Church — “Blueberry Pie” (68) (US) (pop psych)

245) Nick Garrie — “Queen of Spades” (68) (UK) (rock)

246) The Buzz — “You’re Holding Me Down” (66) (UK) (freakbeat)

247) Thomas and Richard Frost — “With Me My Love” (69) (UK) (pop psych)

248) The Plague — “The Face of Time” (66) (Canada) (garage rock)

249) Parliament — “Oh Lord, Why Lord/Prayer” (70) (US) (gospel)

250) The Del-Vetts — “The Last Time Around” (66) (US) (garage rock)

251) The Electric Banana — “Grey Skies” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

252) Montage — “Desiree” (69) (US) (baroque pop)

253) Them — “It’s All Over Now Baby Blue” (66) (Ireland) (Bob Dylan)

254) Ben E. King — “In the Midnight Hour/Lay Lady Lay” (70) (US) (Bob Dylan/soul)

255) Johnny Cash — “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright” (65) (US) (Bob Dylan)

256) Justine — “See Saw” (70) (UK) (sunshine pop)

257) Kaleidoscope — “Please” (67) (US) (folk rock)

258) Reparata and the Delrons — “Take a Look Around You” (65) (US) (girl group)

259) Howard Tate — “Ain’t Nobody Home” (66) (US) (soul)

260) Pink Floyd — “If” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

261) Howard Tate — “Look at Granny Run Run” (66) (US) (soul)

262) The Omens — “Searching” (66) (US) (garage rock)

263) Pete Atkin — “Beware of the Beautiful Stranger” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

264) Barry Ryan — “Eloise” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

265) Barry Ryan — “Why Do You Cry My Love” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

266) Barry Ryan — “The Hunt” (69) (UK) (pop rock)

267) Blonde on Blonde — “Don’t Be Too Long” (69) (UK) (folk rock)

268) The Mike Stuart Span — “Children of Tomorrow” (68) (UK) (psych)

DECEMBER 2021

269) Lee Hazlewood — “The Night Before” (70) (US) (country rock)

270) The Breakers — “Don’t Send Me No Flowers (I Ain’t Dead Yet)” (65) (US) (garage rock)

271) The Human Instinct — “A Day in My Mind’s Mind” (67) (NZ) (pop psych)

272) The Strawberry Alarm Clock — “Birds in My Tree” (67) (US) (pop psych)

273) John Wonderling — “Man of Straw” (68) (US) (pop psych)

274) O.V. Wright — “Everybody Knows (The River Song)” (65) (US) (soul)

275) Mojo — “Candle to Burn” (69) (US) (sunshine pop)

276) The Charles Kingsley Creation — “ Summer Without Sun” (65) (UK) (British Invasion)

277) Christopher — The Race” (70) (Ireland) (pop psych)

278) World of Oz — “Peter’s Birthday (68) (UK) (pop psych)

279) The Squires — “Going All the Way” (66) (US) (garage rock)

280) The Gentry — “Sing Me a Sad Song” (69) (Northern Ireland) (pop rock)

281) Sonny Bono — “My Best Friend‘s Girl Is Out of Sight” (67) (US) (pop psych)

282) Cher — “Masters of War” (68) (US) (Bob Dylan)

283) Sonny & Cher — “Leave Me Be” (65) (US) (pop rock)

284) Jeff Monn — “Reality” (68) (US) (rock)

285) The Impressions — “I Ain’t Supposed To” (64) (US) (soul)

286) The Tages — “Halcyon Days” (68) (Sweden) (pop rock)

287) Nirvana — “Pentecost Hotel” (67) (Ireland-Greece) (pop psych)

288) Skip Bifferty — “On Love” (67) (UK) (psych)

289) The British North-American Act — “Only a Dream” (69) (Canada-UK) (pop psych)

290) Les Irresistibles — “Lands of Shadow” (68) (US) (pop psych)

291) The Bee Gees — “Lonely Winter” (66) (Australia) (pop rock)

292) Agincourt — “Though I May Be Dreaming” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

293) Perry Leopold — “Cold in Philadelphia” (70) (US) (folk rock)

294) Web — “Love You” (70) (UK) (jazz rock)

295) The Spirit — “No Time to Rhyme” (67) (US) (garage rock)

296) Clarence Carter — “Back Door Santa” (68) (US) (soul)

297) The Master’s Apprentices — “Wars or Hands of Time” (66) (Australia) (garage rock)

298) Tim Hollier — “Seagull’s Song” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

299) Tim Hollier — “Maybe You Will Stay” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

300) Herman’s Hermits — “Upstairs, Downstairs” (67) (UK) (pop rock)

301) Tony Joe White — “Willie and Laura Mae Jones” (69) (US) (swamp rock)

302) Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas — “I’m in Love” (63) (UK) (Beatles)

303) The Syn — “14-Hour Technicolour Dream” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

304) The Crystal Rain — “Hey Ma Ma” (69) (US) (psych)

305) Boudewijn de Groot — “Een Meisje Van 16 (A Young Girl of 16)” (65) (Netherlands) (Dutch) (folk rock)

JANUARY 2022

306) Great Speckled Bird — “Love What You’re Doing Child” (70) (Canada) (country rock)

307) The Buzz — “You’re Holding Me Down” (66) (UK) (freak beat)

308) Parliament — “Little Ole Country Boy” (70) (US) (funk)

309) The Glass Family — “Sometimes You Wonder (Henry’s Tune)” (68) (US) (pop psych)

310) Terry Randall — “S.O.S.” (66) (US) (garage rock)

311) Felius Andromeda — “Meditations” (67) (UK) (psych)

312) Peter Sando — “Bird in the Hand” (71) (US) (pop rock)

313) Bohemian Vendetta — “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” (68) (US) (garage rock)

314) Faine Jade — “A Brand New Groove” (68) (US) (pop psych)

315) Syd Barrett — “Baby Lemonade” (70) (UK) (pop psych)

316) Etta James — “Watch Dog” (68) (US) (R&B)

317) Barry Ryan — “The Colour of My Love” (69) (UK) (pop rock)

318) The Peppermint Trolley Co. — “I’ve Got to Be Going” (68) (US) (pop psych)

319) The Golden Earrings — “Dream” (67) (Netherlands) (British Invasion)

320) The Dave Clark Five — “To Me” (65) (UK) (British Invasion)

321) The Vaqueros — “Growing Pains” (66) (US) (garage rock)

322) The Ice — “Ice Man” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

323) Ola and the Janglers — “La La La La La” (66) (Sweden) (mod)

324) Sandie Shaw — “Change of Heart” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

325) Greg Anderson — “I Feel Good” (66) (Australia) (garage rock)

326) Mark Eric — “Night of the Lions” (69) (US) (pop rock)

327) Fapardokly — “Mr. Clock” (67) (US) (pop psych)

328) Annie Philippe — “Plus Rien” (67) (France) (French) (ye-ye)

329) Ike and Tina Turner — “Game of Love” (70) (US) (R&B) 

330) Tom Jones — “Hold On, I’m Coming” (67) (UK) (pop rock)

331) The Tallifer Group — “This Happiness Feeling” (68) (Australia) (sunshine pop)

332) Freedom’s Children — “Slowly Towards the North (Parts 1 & 2)” (70) (South Africa) (psych)

333) John and Philipa Cooper — “Man in a Bowler Hat” (69) (South Africa) (pop psych)

334) John and Philipa Cooper — “The Mad Professor” (69) (South Africa) (psych) 

335) The Lords — “Shakin’ All Over” (65) (Germany) (British Invasion)

336) Kaleidoscope — “A Dream for Julie” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

337) John Bromley — “Weather Man” (69) (UK) (sunshine pop)

338) The Glass Family — “House of Glass” (69) (US) (psych)

FEBRUARY 2022

339) Joe Bataan — “Gypsy Woman” (67) (US) (boogaloo)

340) Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours — “Magic Rocking Horse” (66) (UK) (pop psych)

341) The Remains — “Why Do I Cry” (May 26, 1966 live in the studio version) (65) (US) (garage rock)

342) Keith Everett — “She’s the One Who Loved You” (66) (US) (garage rock)

343) The Idle Race — “Morning Sunshine” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

344) Fred Neil — “That’s the Bag I’m In” (66) (US) (folk rock)

345) The Fabs — “That’s the Bag I’m In” (66) (US) (garage rock)

346) Buzzy Linhart — “That’s the Bag I’m In (70) (US) (rock)

347) Gene Chandler & Jerry Butler — “You Just Can’t Win (By Making the Same Mistake Again)” (70) (US) (soul)

348) Circus Maximus — “You Know I’ve Got the Rest of My Life to Go” (67) (US) (rock)

349) Tony Worsley & the Fabulous Blue Jays — “How Can It Be” (66) (Australia) (garage rock)

350) John Bromley — “If You Are There With Me” (69) (UK) (pop rock)

351) The Blue Rondos — “Baby, I Go for You” (64) (UK) (freakbeat)

352) The Searchers — “Popcorn, Double Feature” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

353) Maurice Gibb — “The Loner” (69) (Australia) (pop rock)

354) Maurice Gibb — “Touch and Understand Love” (69) (Australia) (pop rock)

355) Tin Tin — “She Said Ride” (70) (Australia) (pop psych)

356) Alfredo Luna — “Theme to Claudine ’69(69?) (?) (go-go)

357) Duncan Browne — “The Death of Neil” (68) (UK) (folk rock)

358) Canterbury Music Festival — “Super Duper Trooper” (68) (US) (pop psych)

359) The Illusion — “Happy Days” (69) (US) (rock)

360) The Kissing Spell — “Gente” (70) (Chile) (Spanish) (pop psych)

361) Chuck Berry — “It’s My Own Business” (65) (US) (rock)

362) Nick Garrie — “The Wanderer” (69) (UK) (folk rock)

363) The Appletree Theater — “You’re the Biggest Thing in My Life” (68) (US) (pop psych)

364) Marie-Claire Courcel — “Un Petit Bigoudi” (66) (France) (French) (ye-ye)

365) Ray Brown & the Whispers — “Ain’t It Strange” (66) (Australia) (garage)

366) Buddy Miles Express — “My Chant” (69) (US) (funk)

367) 49th Parallel — “Missouri” (68) (Canada) (rock)

368) Billy Preston — “Hey Brother” (68) (US) (soul)

369) The Shady Daze — “I’ll Make You Pay” (67) (US) (garage rock)

MARCH 2022

370) Rupert’s People — “Dream on My Mind” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

371) Sharon Tandy — “Hold On” (68) (South Africa) (pop psych)

372) Tim Hollier — “In Silence” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

373) The Great Scots — “The Light Hurts My Eyes” (66) (Canada) (garage rock)

374) Paul McCartney — “Heather” (68) (UK) (Beatles)

375) Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera — “Reaction of a Young Man” (68) (UK) (prog)

376) Jan and Dean — “Girl, You’re Blowing My Mind” (68) (US) (pop psych)

377) Lazy Smoke — “Under Skys” (68) (US) (pop psych)

378) The Zipps — “Kicks and Chicks” (66) (Netherlands) (garage rock)

379) Hard Meat — “On the Road” (70) (UK) (prog rock)

380) Tom Jones — “Dr. Love” (66) (UK) (pop rock)

381) The Kinks — “Time Song” (68) (UK) (Kinks)

382) The Rolling Stones/Gene Pitney — “Andrew’s Blues” (64) (UK) (rock)

383) The Sir Douglas Quintet — “Sunday Sunny Mill Valley Groove Day” (69) (US) (pop rock)

384) Wimple Winch — “Atmospheres” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

385) Thomas and Richard Frost — “Fairytale Affair” (70) (UK) (pop rock)

386) The Dovers — “She’s Not Just Anybody” (66) (US) (garage rock)

387) Joe Zawinul — “The Soul of a Village” (68) (US) (jazz rock) 

388) Electrified People — “Electrified People” (71) (US) (rock)

389) Reparata and the Delrons — “Saturday Night Didn’t Happen” (68) (US) (girl group)

390) Johnnie Taylor — “Hold On This Time” (68) (US) (soul)

391) Nirvana — “Girl in the Park” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

392) Gordon Lightfoot — “Oh Linda” (66) (Canada) (folk rock)

393) The Action — “In My Dream” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

394) The Searchers — “Sea of Heartbreak” (64) (UK) (British Invasion)

395) Brazilia 70 and the Chico Lopez All-Stars — “Trouble Spot” (70) (UK) (jazz rock)

396) Scott Walker — “The Old Man’s Back Again (Dedicated To The Neo-Stalinist Regime)”(69) (UK) (pop rock )

397) The Millenium — “The Island” (68) (US) (sunshine pop)

398) The Rolling Stones — “Get Yourself Together/I See It” (66) (UK) (Rolling Stones)

399) McCully Workshop — “Head for the Moon” (70) (South Africa) (rock)

400) The Sunliners — “The Land of Nod” (67) (US) (garage rock)

APRIL 2022

401) April Fools Day Special Edition: The Spiders — “Day Tripper” (68) (Japan) (Beatles)

402) John Williams — “Can’t Find Time for Anything Now” (67) (UK) (baroque pop)

403) The Sunsets — “Hot Generation” (67) (Australia) (garage rock)

404) Prufrock — “Whisper of Love” (67) (US) (pop psych)

405) Chuck Jackson — Lonely Lonely Man Am I” (68) (US) (soul)

406) The Perth County Conspiracy — “Lace and Cobwebs” (70) (Canada) (folk rock)

407) The Sorrows — “Take a Heart” (65) (UK) (freakbeat)

408) Hat & Tie — “Finding It Rough” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

409) The Buckinghams — “Song of the Breeze” (67) (US) (pop rock)

410) The New Colony Six — “Love You So Much” (66) (US) (pop rock)

411) The Dave Clark Five — “Your Turn to Cry” (65) (UK) (British Invasion)

412) The Dave Clark Five — “Maze of Love” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

413) The Buckinghams — “I Know I Think” (68) (US) (pop psych)

414) The Y’Alls — “Please Come Back” (66) (US) (garage rock)

415) The Collage — “My Mind’s at Ease” (68) (US) (pop psych)

416) The Bar-Kays — “Street Walker” (69) (US) (R&B)

417) The Kinks — “The Way Love Used to Be” (71) (UK) (Kinks)

418) The Nerve — “Magic Spectacles” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

419) Bobby Christian — “Boogaloo” (70) (US) (jazz)

420) Tom Northcott — “Who Planted Thorns (in Miss Alice’s Garden)” (67) (Canada) (pop psych)

421) The Explosive — “Who Planted Thorns (in Miss Alice’s Garden)” (69) (UK) (pop psych)

422) The Beatles — “Lucille” (63) (UK) (Beatles)

423-5) George Harrison Three Way Special Edition: George Harrison/Doris Troy/Jackie Lomax: George Harrison — “Beautiful Girl” (70) (UK) (Beatles), Doris Troy (70) (UK) (soul), Jackie Lomax — “The Eagle Laughs at You” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

426) The Peppermint Trolley Co. — “Pat’s Song” (68) (US) (baroque pop)

427) The Lewis & Clarke Expedition — “Blue Revelations” (67) (US) (pop psych) 

428) Billy Nicholls — “Life Is Short” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

429) The Action — “Little Boy” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

430) Marianne Faithfull — “In the Nighttime” (67) (UK) (folk rock)

431) The Ides of March — “My Foolish Pride” (67) (US) (garage rock)

432) Carla Thomas — “More Man than I’ve Ever Had” (69) (US) (soul)

433) Rock Workshop — “Spine Cop” (70) (UK) (jazz rock)

MAY 2022

434) The Honeybus — “I Remember Caroline” (70) (UK) (pop rock)  

435) The Plague (UK) — “Looking for the Sun” (68) (UK) (psych)

436) The Hardy Boys — “Long Long Way From Nashville” (70) (US) (sunshine pop)

437) Galliard — “And Smile Again” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

438) Haymarket Riot — “Trip on Out” (68) (US) (garage rock)

439) Barry Gibb — “This Time” (70) (Australia) (pop rock) 

440) Alex Harvey — “Roman Wall Blues” (69) (UK) (rock)

441) Sharon Tandy — “For a Little While” (66) (South Africa) (pop rock)

442) Sharon Tandy — “The Way She Looks at You” (68) (South Africa) (pop rock)

443) William Bell — “I Got a Sure Thing” (69) (US) (soul)

444) The Beautiful Daze — “City Jungle, Pt. 1” (67) (US) (garage rock),

445) The Sacred Cows — “Kill, Kill, Kill” (68) (US) (garage rock)

446) The Seeds — “The Wind Blows in Your Hair” (67) (US) (garage rock)

447) The Fairytale — “Guess I Was Dreaming” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

448) Earth Island — “Mother Earth Is a Beautiful Lover” (70) (US) (pop psych)

449) Kim Fowley — “Animal Man” (68) (US) (rock)

450) The Kinks — “Shangri-La” (69) (UK) (Kinks)

451) Ann-Margret & Lee Hazlewood — “Sam” (69) (US) (rock)

452) Bruno — “Wander Boy”/”Wonder Boy” (66) (UK) (pop psych)

453) Kissing Spell — “Cerraron Sus Ojos” (70) (Chile) (Spanish) (pop psych)

454) The Fenmen — “I’ve Got Everything You Need, Babe (65) (UK) (British Invasion)

455) Joe Tex — “Anything You Wanna Know” (69) (US) (soul)

456) Chantal Kelly — “Notre Prof’ D’anglais” (66) (France) (French) (yé-yé)

457) Tim Hardin — “How Can We Hang on to a Dream” (66) (US) (folk rock)

458) Gandalf — “Hang on to a Dream” (69) (US) (psych)

459) Francoise Hardy — “Hang on to a Dream” (68) (France) (French) (chanson)

460) The Factory — “Try a Little Sunshine” (69) (UK) (psych)

461) The Hollies — “To You My Love” (64) (UK) (British Invasion)

462) The Moguls — “Ski Bum” (66) (US) (garage rock)

463) Appaloosa — “Pascal’s Paradox” (69) (US) (folk rock)

464) David Bowie — “I Dig Everything” (66) (UK) (David Bowie)

465) The Starfires — “I Never Loved Her” (65) (US) (garage rock)

466) Maurice Gibb — “Give Me a Glass of Wine” (70) (Australia) (pop rock)

467) Black Merda — “The Original Man” (70) (US) (funk)

468) Compton & Batteau — “Homesick Kid” (70) US) (baroque rock)

JUNE 2022

469) The Boys Blue — “You Got What I Want” (65) (UK) (freakbeat)

470) Jeff St. John and The Id — “Watch Out” (67) (Australia) (garage rock)

471) Harumi — “What a Day for Me” (68) (Japan) (pop psych)

472) Norman Greenbaum — “Marcy” (69) (US) (pop rock)

473) Chris Farlowe — “We’re Doing Fine” (66) (UK) (soul)

474) Tyme — “Land of 1,000 Dances” (66) (US) (garage rock)

475) Nirvana — “Tiny Goddess” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

476) Françoise Hardy — “Je Ne Sais Pas Ce Que Je Veux” (68) (France) (French) (chanson)

477) Françoise Hardy — “La Bilancia Dell’Amore” (68) (France) (Italian) (chanson)

478) Minnie Riperton — “Rainy Day in Centerville” (70) (US) (soul)

479) Jan & Dean — “Mulholland” (68) (US) (pop psych)

480) Jun Mayuzumi— “Black Room” (68) (Japan) (Japanese) (Group Sounds)

481) The 49th Parallel — “Lazerander Filchy” (69) (Canada) (pop psych)

482) Nuevo Democracia — “Hey, Hey” (69) (Spain) (sunshine pop)

483) Gary Walker & The Rain — “The View” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

484) The Bee Gees — “I Don’t Know Why I Bother with Myself” (66) (Australia) (British Invasion)

485) Jerry Jeff Walker — “Courage of Love” (69) (US) (folk rock)

486) Magic Swirling Ship — “He’s Coming Part 2” (69) (US) (garage rock)

487) Sonny Knight — “If You Want This Love” (64) (US) (R&B)

488) The West Coast Experimental Pop Art Band — “If You Want This Love” (67) (US) (pop psych)

489) The Poets — “I Love Her Still” (65) (UK) (psych)

490) Brian Poole and the Seychelles — “Send Her to Me” (69) (UK) (music hall)

491) The Idle Race — “Lucky Man” (68) (UK) (music hall)

492) Good Feelins — “Shattered” (68) (US) (garage rock)

493) Nick Garrie — “David’s Prayer” (70) (UK) (folk rock)

494) John Pantry — “Mississippi Paddleboat” (68) (UK) (pop rock)

495) We the People — “You Burn Me Up and Down” (66) (US) (garage rock)

496) The Mindbenders — “School Girl” (67) (UK) (pop rock)

497) Robin Gibb — “Mother and Jack” (69) (Australia) (pop rock)

498) Etta James — “Just a Little Bit” (68) (US) (soul)

499) The Open Mind — “Cast a Spell” (69) (UK) (psych)

500) Les Sauterelles — “Heavenly Club” (68) (Switzerland) (pop psych)

501) Harumi — (68) (Japan)  (pop psych)

JULY 2022

502) Peter Pan & the Good Fairies — “Kaleidoscope” (67) (US) (pop psych)

503) Serge Franklin — “Exister” (68) (France) (French) (garage rock)

504) Victoire Scott — “4eme” (68) (France) (French) (yé-yé)

505) The Liberty Bell — “Look for Tomorrow” (68) (US) (garage rock)

506) The Millennium — “I Just Want to Be Your Friend” (68) (US) (sunshine pop)

507) Kak — “Lemonaide Kid” (68) (US) (pop psych)

508) The Kinks — “Ring the Bells” (65) (UK) (Kinks)

509) The Smoke — “No More Now” (67) (New Zealand) (garage rock)

510) David Ruffin — “The Double Cross” (69) (US) (soul)

511) The Morning Dew — “Crusader’s Smile” (70) (US) (psych)

512) David Christie — “Penelope Breedlove” (68) (UK) (pop psych)

513) Eric Burdon & the Animals — “Year of the Guru” (68) (UK) (psych) 

514) Keith Relf — “Shapes in My Mind” (66) (UK) (pop psych)

515) Francoise Hardy — “Empty Sunday” (68) (France) (chanson) 

516) Group 1850 — “Zero” (68) (Netherlands) (psych)

517) The Gordian Knot — “Broken Down Ole Merry-Go-Round” (68) (US) (pop psych)

518) Thor’s Hammer — “My Life” (66) (Iceland) (freakbeat)

519) The Endless — “Tomorrow’s Song” (66) (US) (garage rock)

520) John Lennon — “Bad to Me” (63) (UK) (Beatles)

521) Paul McCartney — “Goodbye” (69) (UK) (Beatles)

522) John Lennon — “I’m the Greatest” (70) (UK) (Beatles)

523) Hedgehoppers Anonymous — “Daytime” (66) (UK) (freakbeat)

524) Arthur Conley — “People Sure Act Funny” (68) (US) (soul)

525) The Hellers — “It’s 74 in San Francisco” (68) (US) (pop psych)

526) The Hellers — “This Brand Is My Brand” (67) (US) (novelty)

527) The Hellers — “Sixteen Tongues” (67) (US) (novelty)

528) The Hellers — “Eve of Advertising Destruction” (67) (US) (novelty)

529) The Kinks — “Drivin’” (69) (UK) (Kinks)

530) The Spike Drivers — “Strange Mysterious Sound” (67) (US) (psych)

531) Harbinger — “Control” (70) (US) (folk)

532) The Haunted — “Vapeur Mauve” (“Purple Haze”) (68) (Canada) (French) (psych)

533) Annie Philippe — “Qu’il Le Dise” (65) (France) (French) (yé-yé)

534) Nobody’s Children — “Good Times” (68) (US) (garage rock)

535) Le Cirque — “Land of Oz” (67) (US) (pop psych)

536) The Rose Garden — “Here’s Today” (68) (US) (folk rock)

537) The Rolling Stones — “Blood Red Wine” (68) (UK) (Rolling Stones)

AUGUST 2022

538) Focal Point — “Hassle Castle” (67) (UK) (pop psych)

539) Black Merda — “Got Me Running” (70) (US) (funk)

540) Rainy Daze — “Blood of Oblivion”/”Fe Fi Fo Fum” (67) (US) (pop psych)

541) Los Blops — “Los Momentos” (“The Moments”) (70) (Chile) (Spanish) (folk rock)

ANALYTICS (through #402)

YEAR:

1961<1% (2)

1962 0% (0)

1963<1% (1)

1964 2% (7)

19658% (31)

196616% (66)

196719% (76)

196823% (94)

196912% (50)

197017% (69)

1971 <1% (2)

COUNTRY:

US 44% (176)

UK 40% (159)

Canada 3% (12)

Australia3% (11)

The Netherlands2% (10)

France 2% (7)

South Africa1% (5)

Sweden1% (4)

Chile1% (3)

Ireland1% (3)

Hungary<1% (2)

Japan<1% (2)

New Zealand<1% (2)

Denmark<1% (1)

Germany <1% (1)

Northern Ireland <1% (1)

Peru<1% (1)

Portugal<1% (1)

Canada-UK <1% (1)

Ireland-Greece <1% (1)

LANGUAGE:

English 96% (386)

French2% (8)

Dutch 1% (3)

Spanish1% (3)

Hungarian<1% (1)

Japanese <1% (1)

GENRE:

Psych 30% (22% pop psych; 7% psych) (119 (89 pop psych; 30 psych))

Garage Rock 13% (52)

Pop Rock 10% (42)

Folk Rock 9% (36)

Soul 6% (25)

Rock 3% (14)

Freakbeat3% (11)

The Beatles2% (10)

Sunshine Pop 2% (10)

British Invasion2% (8)

R&B 2% (8)

Baroque Pop 2% (7)

Bob Dylan1% (5)

Funk 1% (5)

Jazz Rock1% (5)

Pink Floyd1% (5)

Yé-Yé 1% (5)

Pop 1% (4)

The Rolling Stones1% (4)

The Kinks 1% (3)

David Bowie<1% (2)

Country Rock <1% (2)

Latin <1% (2)

Novelty/Comedy<1% (2)

Standard <1% (2)

The Who <1% (2)

Bayou Funk<1% (1)

Boogaloo<1% (1)

Chanson <1% (1)

Led Zeppelin<1% (1)

Mod<1% (1)

Music Hall <1% (1)

Rockabilly <1% (1)

Swamp Rock <1% (1)

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