Song and Music - 60s & 70s

Song titlesort descending Release date Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
19th Nervous Breakdown Feb. 1966 THE ROLLING STONES 19th Nervous Breakdown United Kingdom ROCK song Lyrics written by Jagger, allegedly about his current girl friend
A Day in the Life Jun. 1967 THE BEATLES The Beatles in 1964 (New York) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band England POP Written mainly by John Lennon; the lyrics were inspired by contemporary newspaper articles
A Hard Day's Night Jun. 1964 THE BEATLES A Hard Day's Night England ROCK Song written by John Lennon, which was released on the film soundtrack of the same name in 1964
A Horse with No Name Dec. 1971 AMERICA A Horse with No Name and Other Hits United Kingdom Soft ROCK
A Taste of Honey Feb. 1963 THE BEATLES Please Please Me England POP song Written by Bobby Scott and Ric Marlow
A toi 1976 JOE DASSIN Le Jardin du Luxembourg France Various
A Whiter Shade of Pale May 1967 PROCOL HARUM Procol Harum England POP
A.I.E. (A Mwana) 1975 BLACK BLOOD A.I.E. A Mwana Belgium Disco
Ain't No Sunshine May 1971 BILL WITHERS Just As I Am USA Soul music
All Along the Watchtower Dec. 1967 BOB DYLAN John Wesley Harding U.S. Folk music While Bob Dylan wrote it, it wasn't as popular until remade by Jimi Hendrix
All by Myself Nov. 1975 ERIC CARMEN Eric Carmen USA Soft ROCK The melody is based on the second movement of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2
All Day and All of the Night Oct. 1964 THE KINKS The Kinks in 1965 (Stockholm) Kinks-Size United Kingdom Hard Rock
All My Loving Nov. 1963 THE BEATLES With the Beatles England POP Written by McCartney; it is about his girlfriend at the time, Jane Asher
Amoureuse Mar. 1972 VÉRONIQUE SANSON Amoureuse France Various
Amoureux de Paname 1975 RENAUD Amoureux de Paname France Various
Amsterdam Oct. 1964 JACQUES BREL Olympia 1964 France Various Jacques Brel will never really like this song, and it will never be recorded in studio!
And I Love Her Jun. 1964 THE BEATLES A Hard Day's Night England POP Music written by McCartney; Lennon called this Paul's first "Yesterday"
Annie's Song Jun. 1974 JOHN DENVER Back Home again USA Country music John Denver wrote this music for his then wife Ann Martell
Aquarius - Let the Sunshine In Mar. 1969 THE 5TH DIMENSION The Age of Aquarius U.S. POP Written for the rock opera "Hair"
As Tears Go By Dec. 1965 THE ROLLING STONES Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in 2013 (London) December's Children (And Everybody's) United Kingdom POP One of the first original compositions by Jagger and Richards. It was released as a single by Marianne Faithfull in 1964
At Seventeen Mar. 1975 JANIS IAN Between the Lines USA Soft ROCK
Au Pays des merveilles de Juliet Sept. 1973 YVES SIMON Au pays des merveilles de Juliet France Pop Rock Refers to Juliet Berto in the Movie "La Chinoise" by Jean-Luc Godard
Be My Baby Aug. 1963 THE RONETTES Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica USA POP Written by Phil Spector (husband of Ronnie Bennett), Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich
Because the Night Mar. 1978 PATTI SMITH Easter USA New Wave Bruce Springsteen wrote it and gave it to Patti Smith in 1976
Black is Black 1966 LOS BRAVOS Black is Black Spain Beat It allowed Los Bravos to become the first Spanish rock band to have an international hit single
Blowin' in the Wind May 1963 BOB DYLAN Bob Dylan in 1980 (Toronto) The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan USA Folk music As a perfect example of protest song, his human and poetic scope made it the anthem of a generation
Bohemian Rhapsody Oct. 1975 QUEEN Queen in 1984 (Frankfurt) A Night at the Opera England ROCK This modern masterpiece is a six-minute music part, mainly consisting of a ballad segment, an operatic passage, and a hard rock part
Boys Don't Cry May 1979 THE CURE Three Imaginary Boys England New Wave
Brasilia Carnaval 1975 CHOCOLAT'S Brasilia Carnaval France Latin
Break On Through (To the Other Side) Jan. 1967 THE DOORS The Doors USA Proto-Punk It was the last song they played live, during the Isle of the Wight Festival in 1970
Brown Sugar Apr. 1971 THE ROLLING STONES Keith Richards in 2006 (Baltimore) Sticky Fingers United Kingdom ROCK This song alludes to both sexual attraction for black women and drugs (brown heroin)
Ça plane pour moi Dec. 1977 PLASTIC BERTRAND AN 1 France ROCK
California Dreamin' Dec. 1965 THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears USA POP Written in 1963 by John and Michelle Phillips while living in New York
Call My Name 1967 JAMES ROYAL Call My Name England POP
Can't Buy Me Love Mar. 1964 THE BEATLES A Hard Day's Night England POP Written by McCartney
Champagne Dec. 1979 JACQUES HIGELIN Champagne pour tout le monde France ROCK
Chante 1973 MICHEL FUGAIN Chante France Various
Charlie Brown 1975 TWO MAN SOUND Charlie Brown Belgium Latin
Charly 1973 SANTABÁRBARA Charly Spain POP
City of New Orleans Jul. 1972 ARLO GUTHRIE Hobo's Lullaby USA Folk ROCK Released in 1971 by Steve Goodman

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