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Forty-five years ago, the song that was at the top of the singles chart for much of August was by four guys, from the U.S. and Canada, who considered themselves to be more a a jug band than a rock band. The screaming girls through them for a loop.
This band, one of my favorites of the era, squeezed into #1 on the charts by bumping four guys from England off the #1 perch. And, three weeks later, they were knocked down to #2 by an English folksinger. Those Brits were not to be trifled with in the 1960's.
This jug band had four top ten hits prior to the August smash that propelled them to the top of the charts. This gritty hit has gone on to be one of the classics songs of summer. There are few tunes about the hot weather that better describe the big city on a hot day. The minute you hear the opening bars, you know the song. It has been featured in many movie soundtracks.
To see the original artists perform the song that topped the charts, for three weeks back in August 1966, you need to go over to the vintage TV and switch channels. You can watch Have Gun Will Travel another day. Simply click on Richard Boone's face to be taken back to that hot summer in August 1966 when this hit ruled the airwaves.
"This Day In History" features songs and television appearances from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's. I will write these, over the next few weeks, months or years as time permits. In the meantime, keep it groovy !
To see other features in this series, click on Elvis' gold record below
Check out "This Day In History" -- music and vintage television from the 1950's through the 1980's. I enjoy writing these articles because they take me back to my days in radio broadcasting. Click on Elvis' gold record, below, to revisit those golden hits of yesteryear.
Steven L. Smith, King of the House Home Inspection, provides information for real estate buyers, sellers and real estate industry professionals.
Blog posts emphasize issues commonly found in Bellingham, WA and Whatcom County. Smith is Washington State Licensed Home inspector #207, a state licensed structural pest inspector and one of the most experienced inspectors in the northwest corner of the Pacific Northwest.
Steven L. Smith is lead instructor of home inspection at Bellingham Technical College and teaches classes for Washington State University and the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Steve was a two-term member of the state licensing board.
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