Monthly Archives: February 2014

Rock Chronology #63: Love Me Two Times

“Love Me Two Times”, The Doors, 1967. This was the second single from The Doors’ Strange Days album. The single only peaked at #25 on the US Hot 100 chart. However I think by this point The Doors’ fans had … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #62: Waterloo Sunset

“Waterloo Sunset”, The Kinks, 1967. I wasn’t going to include The Kinks in my chronology again until the 70’s, because they weren’t much of a hit in the US during the late 60’s. Now I’ve decided to include them specifically … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #61: Little Wing

“Little Wing”, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, 1967. The Jimi Hendrix Experience actually released two albums in 1967. Yes, that’s right, the same year that they made their American debut at the Monterey Pop Festival, they also released TWO albums. (Not … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #60: Tuesday Afternoon

“Tuesday Afternoon”, The Moody Blues, 1967. Here is another single from The Moody Blues album Days of Future Passed. The album for the most part was ignored in 1967, and then it became hugely popular in 1972 (thanks mostly to … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #59: Let’s Live For Today

“Let’s Live For Today”, The Grass Roots, 1967. The Grass Roots are another one of those bands that are just on the border of Rock and Pop. They had a couple of hits in the 60’s. This one is the … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #58: People Are Strange

“People Are Strange”, The Doors, 1967. This is the biggest hit from their Strange Days album. Yep, the same year that The Doors became a huge phenomenon with their debut album, they also released another album. In the US the … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #57: Heroin

“Heroin”, The Velvet Underground, 1967. What can I say about The Velvet Underground? They seem out of place in 1967. The first really big album Sgt. Pepper’s was just released. The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, and Jefferson Airplane had just released … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #56: I Am the Walrus

“I Am the Walrus”, The Beatles, 1967. Here is another song from the chart topping Magical Mystery Tour album. This song also makes references to Alice in Wonderland. Considering that White Rabbit was released the same year, 1967 was a … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #55: Strange Brew

“Strange Brew”, Cream, 1967. Here is another song from Cream’s Disraeli Gears album. While the album peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200, it was ranked the #1 album of 1968 on Cashbox’s year end chart. This song is a … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #54: She’s a Rainbow

“She’s a Rainbow”, The Rolling Stones, 1967. I don’t know how to describe how great a year 1967 was for music. For example The Rolling Stones released two albums (on top of Monterey, Sgt. Peppers, Jimi Hedrix’s US debut and … Continue reading

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