Song and Music - 60s (4)

Song title Release datesort descending Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
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
She's a Rainbow Dec. 1967 THE ROLLING STONES Their Satanic Majesties Request England POP
So Long, Marianne Dec. 1967 LEONARD COHEN Songs of Leonard Cohen Canada Folk music Marianne Jensen was living with Leonard Cohen at the time
Think 1968 ARETHA FRANKLIN Aretha Now USA Soul music Played in the movie "The Blues Brothers"
On the Road Again Jan. 1968 CANNED HEAT Boogie with Canned Heat USA ROCK
Honey Feb. 1968 BOBBY GOLDSBORO Honey USA Country music
Il est cinq heures, Paris s'éveille Mar. 1968 JACQUES DUTRONC Il est cinq heures France Various Lanzmann and Dutronc began writing it one evening and finished it at dawn
MacArthur Park Apr. 1968 RICHARD HARRIS A Tramp Shining Ireland POP It was written and composed by Jimmy Webb and initially brought to the band The Association, but they rejected it!
Mrs Robinson Apr. 1968 SIMON AND GARFUNKEL Simon and Garfunkel in 1982 (Rotterdam) Bookends U.S. Folk An early version of the song appeared in the movie "The Graduate"
Jumpin' Jack Flash May 1968 THE ROLLING STONES Jumping Jack Flash England ROCK song Written by Jagger and Richards, with Wyman; it was a kind of return to the Blues style of their early years
Initials B.B. Jun. 1968 SERGE GAINSBOURG Initials B.B. France POP Almería is the place of the final break between Serge and B.B ...
I Say a Little Prayer Jun. 1968 ARETHA FRANKLIN Aretha Now USA Soul music Originally recorded some months sooner by Dionne Warwick
Piece of My Heart Aug. 1968 JANIS JOPLIN Cheap Thrills USA ROCK Written by Norman Meade and Bert Berns for Aretha Franklin's sister Erma in 1967
Hey Jude Aug. 1968 THE BEATLES Hey Jude England POP Written by McCartney; he wrote it to comfort Julian Lennon as his parents were getting a divorce
Revolution Aug. 1968 THE BEATLES Revolution England ROCK Written by Lennon, it was his response to the Vietnam War
I Started a Joke Sept. 1968 THE BEE GEES Idea Australia POP
While My Guitar Gently Weeps Nov. 1968 THE BEATLES The Beatles England ROCK Written by George Harrison. Disappointed by the first recordings, he asked his friend Eric Clapton to play guitar
Sympathy for the Devil Dec. 1968 THE ROLLING STONES Beggars Banquet England ROCK This song was largely a Jagger composition. For him, it is about the dark side of man, not about satanism
North Country Blues Dec. 1968 JOAN BAEZ Any Day Now USA Folk music Song of Bob Dylan, releaseded in 1964 on his third album, "The Times They Are a-Changin ' "
I Shall Be Released Dec. 1968 JOAN BAEZ Any Day Now U.S. Folk ROCK Written by Bob Dylan in 1967. It is influenced by gospel music, combining imagery of religious redemption with implied literal release from prison
Essa moça ta differente 1969 CHICO BUARQUE Chiquo buarque de Hollandia Brazil Latin music
Summer Wine 1969 GILLES MARCHAL AND MARTINE HABIB Summer Wine France Various Original song by Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
Jane B 1969 JANE BIRKIN Je t'aime moi non plus France Various music
Les poètes 1969 JEAN FERRAT Ferrat chante Aragon France Various
Many Rivers to Cross 1969 JIMMY CLIFF Jimmy Cliff Jamaica Gospel