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61_  In 1966, “I'm a Believer” was a number 1 hit for The Monkees.  Who is believed to have written this song?   Click to go to Answer

62_  & 63_ “Hello, Mary Lou, Goodbye Heart.”  We all sing along this with ultra popular Rick Nelson hit from 1961.  Though it is one of the most highly regarded oldies of all time, “Hello, Mary Lou” was a flipside.  Question 62_ What was the front side of this record?
Question 63_ “Who wrote Hello, Mary Lou?”  Click to go to Answer

64_ In 1964, The Searchers joined the British Invasion with their big number 1 hit; “Needles and Pins.”  The Co- writers of this song were Jack Nitzsche and who?  Click to go to Answer

65_ & 66_ Part 2 of this recording by a 12-year-old blind child went right to the top of the charts in 1963.  This song, sagaciously, gave us the thought provoking passage: “Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, I'm gonna go, yeah, I'm gonna go, yeah, swing it one more time.  No wonder they call him genius!  Question 65_ What is the name of this hot selling recording?    Click to go to Answer
Question 66_ Who recorded it?   Click to go to Answer

67_ This number 1 song was the theme song of very popular 1967 movie.  It was song by Lulu.  What is the name of the movie and song? Click to go to Answer

68_ In 1953 Dean Martin had a number 1 hit with “You're Nobody `Till Somebody Loves You.”  In 1964, he got to number 2 with a song that had a similar title.  What was the name of the song that had Dino hiccupping and crooning in the midst of “The Beatles,” “The Supremes,” “The Dave Clark Five” and Gerry & the Pacemakers?” Click to go to Answer

69_ This 1962 Duprees top 20 hit and follow up to “You Belong to Me”, originally had no words and was known as "Tara's Theme."  What is the name of this song?  Click to go to Answer

70_ This song, by the T-Bones was released as a record after being a great TV favorite as an Alka-Seltzer commercial.  What is the name of this instrumental from 1966?

71_  Everybody remembers Ba Ba Ba Ba Barbara Ann which The Beach Boys made into a top 10 hit in 1966.  Who made it all the way to number 1 with this song in 1961?  

72_ & 73_ In a promotion for “American Graffiti” Wolfman Jack asked the profound question, “Where were you in 62?”  Well, one guy, evidently, didn't know where he was even then.  In his number 1 hit from 1961 and 1962 he was going from town to town and he was “going nowhere.”  Question 72_ What is the name of the song?   Click to go to Answer
Question 73_ Who sang it?   Click to go to Answer

74_ In the summer of 1963, way before Olivia Newton John, The Little River Band, Air Supply and Men at Work, Rolf Harris hopped all the way from Australia and into America's top 10 records in the nation with this most unique recording.  What was the name of this record?

75_ & 76_ We always think of Elvis Presley and Ricky Nelson as teen idols from the 50's and early 60's, but for 5 weeks in Fall of 1972, the King and the Nelson's younger son infiltrated the top 5 at the same time.  Question 75_ What is the name of Rick Nelson's 1972 top 5 smash record?    Click to go to Answer
Question 76_ What is the name of Elvis' hit that joined Rick in the top 5 that year?

77_ Brian Hyland's 1960 effort dove into the top 40 and then quickly floated all the way to number 1!  However, it was barely able to cover the top for a week, as this was the last number 1 song before The Twist era took over.  What was the name of the Brian Hyland song, which was really more than just a scant success?  Click to go to Answer

78_ Believe it or not, “Fats” is “Fats” Domino's nickname.  What is his real first name?

79_ In 1968 Manfred Mann warned, “You'll not see nothin' like The Mighty Quinn.” Perhaps the Mighty Quinn will not see nothin' like us, either.  That aside, who wrote about "The Mighty Quinn" in a song actually, titled "Quinn The Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn)?" Click to go to Answer

80_ In 1969, Peter, Paul & Mary soared to the top of the charts with “Leaving on a Jet Plain.”  Who wrote this number 1 song?  Click to go to Answer

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