Category Archives: Popular Music 1960s

‘A Banda (Ah Bahn-da)’ by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass peaks at #35 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)

(Saturday, October 14, 1967)“A Banda (Ah Bahn-da)” by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass peaked at #35 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘A Banda (Ah Bahn-da)’ by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass peaks at #35 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)

The Monkees complete ‘Don’t Call On Me’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 9 1967)


Video: 'Don't Call On Me (stereo remix)' (at 28:18)

(Monday, October 9, 1967) — The Monkees completed “Don’t Call On Me” today at RCA Victor Studios in Hollywood for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. Continue reading The Monkees complete ‘Don’t Call On Me’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 9 1967)

‘(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher’ by Jackie Wilson peaks at #6 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)

(Saturday, October 7, 1967)“(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” by Jackie Wilson peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher’ by Jackie Wilson peaks at #6 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)

‘Taxman/Eleanor Rigby’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles cartoons Episode 37'

(Saturday, October 7, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles have to pay taxes; and later, the band hears a bunch of neighborhood children call old Mother Rigby a witch on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Taxman/Eleanor Rigby’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)

‘We Love You’ by The Rolling Stones peaks at #50 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)

(Saturday, October 7, 1967)“We Love You” by The Rolling Stones (featuring uncredited backing vocals by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles) peaked at #50 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘We Love You’ by The Rolling Stones peaks at #50 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 7 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘Blue Jay Way’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 6 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Blue Jay Way (04, 1967, Stereo Remastered 2009)'

(Friday, October 6, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed George Harrison’s “Blue Jay Way” (with a cello and tambourine overdub) today at EMI Studio 2 in London for Magical Mystery Tour, the band’s next television film and record project. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Blue Jay Way’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 6 1967)

The Rolling Stones complete two more tracks 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 5 1967)


Video: 'Citadel (Remastered 2017 / Stereo)'

(Thursday, October 5, 1967) — The Rolling Stones today completed another round of recordings at Olympic Sound Studios and De Lane Lea Studios in London for their next album, Their Satanic Majesties Request, having finishing “Citadel” and “The Lantern.” Continue reading The Rolling Stones complete two more tracks 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 5 1967)

The Monkees complete four tracks, work on fifth 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1967)


Video: 'Star Collector (Alternate Mono Mix)'

(Wednesday, October 4, 1967, evening PDT) — The Monkees completed an early version of “Star Collector” (at American Recording Co. in Studio City, California) and finished off “Goin’ Down,” “Daily Nightly” “The Door into Summer” and “Peter Percival Patterson’s Pet Pig Porky” tonight at Western Recorders, Studio One, in Hollywood, all but one (“Goin’ Down” would be issued as the flip-side of “Daydream Believer” single) for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd . Continue reading The Monkees complete four tracks, work on fifth 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1967)