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Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe

"Hey Joe" is an American song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard. In October 1966, Jimi Hendrix recorded "Hey Joe" for his first single with the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

Norma Tanega - Walkin' My Cat Named Dog

"Walkin' My Cat Named Dog" is a song of the American folk and pop singer-songwriter Norma Tanega, released as a single in 1966. The song became an international hit in 1966, peaking at number 22 on both the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Charts.

The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City

"Summer in the City" is a song recorded by American Rock band The Lovin' Spoonful. It appeared on their album Hums of the Lovin' Spoonful and reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, in August 1966, for three consecutive weeks.

The Rolling Stones, - Paint it black

"Paint It Black" is a song recorded by the English rock band the Rolling Stones. Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It was released as a single in the US on 7 May 1966 by London Records and on 13 May in the UK by Decca Records. The song was achart success for the Stones, the song spent eleven weeks – including two at number one – on the US Billboard Hot 100, and spent a total of 21 weeks – including one atop the chart – on the UK Singles Chart.

The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby (From "Yellow Submarine")

"Eleanor Rigby" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles from their 1966 album Revolver. It was also issued on a double A-side single, paired with "Yellow Submarine". The song was written primarily by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney.

The Byrds - Eight Miles High

"Eight Miles High" is a song by the American rock band the Byrds. It was first released as a single on March 14, 1966. The song was subject to a U.S. radio ban shortly after its release, following allegations published in the broadcasting trade journal the Gavin Report regarding perceived drug connotations in its lyrics. "Eight Miles High" reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 24 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was also included on the band's third album, Fifth Dimension, which was released on July 18, 1966.

Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made for Walkin'

"These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" is a hit song written by Lee Hazlewood and recorded by Nancy Sinatra. It charted on January 22, 1966 and reached No. 1 in the United States Billboard Hot 100 and in the UK Singles Chart.

Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth

"For What It's Worth (Stop, Hey What's That Sound)" (often referred to as simply "For What It's Worth") is a song written by Stephen Stills. Performed by Buffalo Springfield, it was recorded on December 5, 1966, released as a single on Atco Records on December 23, 1966, and peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the spring of 1967.

Billy Stewart - Summertime

"Summertime" is an aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. The lyrics are by DuBose Heyward, the author of the novel Porgy on which the opera was based, although the song is also co-credited to Ira Gershwin. The most commercially successful version was by Billy Stewart, who reached no. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1966.

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Herman's Hermits No Milk Today

"No Milk Today" is a song that was written by Graham Gouldman and originally recorded by British pop band Herman's Hermits. It was first released as a single by the Mancunian group in the UK in October 1966 and, with the B-side "My Reservation's Been Confirmed", enjoyed chart success, peaking at No. 7 in the UK Singles Chart.

The Yardbirds - Shapes Of Things

"Shapes of Things" is a song by the English rock group the Yardbirds. The song was released as a single on 25 February 1966, the song reached number three in the UK and the top-ten in the US and Canada.

VitrolaStereo's hits of 1966

The Sounds Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel We Can Work It Out - Beatles You Keep Me Hanging On - Supremes Good Lovin' - Young Rascals Gloria - Shadows Of Knight Reach Out And I'll Be There - Four Tops Wild Thing - Troggs Summer In The City - Lovin' Spoonful Last Train To Clarksville - Monkees Good Vibrations - Beach Boys Monday Monday - Mama & Papas Kicks - Paul Revere & the Raiders This Ole Heart Of Mine - Isley Brothers

The Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg

"Ain't Too Proud to Beg" is a 1966 song and hit single by The Temptations for Motown Records' Gordy label. The song peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Pop Chart, and was a number-one hit on the Billboard R&B charts for eight non-consecutive weeks.

The Monkees - I'm a Believer

"I'm a Believer" is a song composed by Neil Diamond and recorded by The Monkees in 1966 with the lead vocals by Micky Dolenz. The song hit the number-one spot on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending December 31, 1966, and remained there for seven weeks.

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