Category Archives: 60’s Rock

Rock Chronology Playlists

I’ve made playlists (by year) for every song on the Rock Chronology so far. You can find them on Youtube here. I’ve been listening to the playlists a lot and enjoying the hell out of them. Each year seems to … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #207: A Whiter Shade of Pale

“A Whiter Shade of Pale”, Procol Harum, 1967. Ok, while looking back over which Kinks songs to include in the Rock Chronology, I realized I may have overlooked one of the best selling rock songs of all time.  (Oops!) Some people might … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #206: A Well Respected Man

“A Well Respected Man”, The Kinks, 1965. I’m going back and adding a few songs to the Rock Chronology that I originally overlooked. I feel that I especially didn’t give The Kinks their proper respect. (No pun intended.) “A Well … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #151: Venus

“Venus”, Shocking Blue, 1969. I’m just about ready to start into the 70’s, but I realized I left out a pretty significant song from 1969. Shocking Blue was a Dutch band that managed to have a few hits that broke … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #150: The Star Spangled Banner

“The Star Spangled Banner”, Jimi Hendrix, 1969. That’s it. The 60’s are over. Nothing left to do now but have Jimi Hendrix close us out with The Star Spangled Banner. This concludes our 60’s broadcast. (Also, just giving a little … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #149: Golden Slumbers, Etc.

“Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End/Her Majesty”, The Beatles, 1969. The Beatles usually like to leave a special treat at the end of their albums. Songs like “A Day In the Life” or “Tomorrow Never Knows” are two of The Beatles’ … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #148: Hush

“Hush”, Deep Purple, 1968. I made a mistake. A couple of weeks ago I was planning out the songs I was going to play for the 70’s, and I realized that I had overlooked this Deep Purple song from 1968. … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #147: Ramble On

“Ramble On”, Led Zeppelin, 1969. We’re finally down to the last few songs of the 60’s, and it’s been a hell of a ride. We started out seeing how Rock was just this music that a few fringe British groups … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #146: These Eyes

“These Eyes”, The Guess Who, 1969. The Guess Who were a band that had been successful in Canada for several years, but before this song they had only minor success in other countries. One of their earliest Canadian hits was … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #145: Down on the Corner

“Down on the Corner”, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969. This song comes from the Willie and the Poor Boys album, the third hit album CCR released in 1969! Because they released so much great music in 1969, they were the hottest … Continue reading

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