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My sister wants me to make a video of her 1966 senior year class that includes pics of classmates, teachers, the school, the town, etc...

There are so many good 60's tunes...not sure what would be the right song for this video...it can be a 1966 song, or somewhere around that...any suggestions would be appreciated..thanks! :beatnik: :hippie: ....Oh and she is a big Beatles fan too..I was thinking "In My Life" :P

I made one for my class of '79...I used the wonder years theme "Help From My Friends" came out pretty good for my first attempt at making a video..I did one of my family too...this is fun!

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Laurie, here's Billboard's Top 100 of 1966. Lots of great songs.

Billboard Top 100 Songs For 1966


Song Artist

1 The Ballad of the Green Berets SSG Barry Sadler

2 Cherish The Association

3 (You're My) Soul and Inspiration The Righteous Brothers

4 Reach Out I'll Be there The Four tops

5 96 Tears ? and the Mysterians

6 Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees

7 Monday Monday The Mamas and the Papas

8 You Can't Hurry Love The Supremes

9 Poor Side of town Johnny Rivers

10 California Dreamin' The Mamas and the Papas

11 Summer In the City The Lovin' Spoonful

12 Born Free Roger Williams

13 These Boots Are Made For Walking Nancy Sinatra

14 My Love Petula Clark

15 Stangers In the Night Frank Sinatra

16 We Can Work It Out The Beatles

17 Good Lovin' The Young Rascals

18 Winchester Catherdral The New Vaudeville Band

19 Hanky Panky tommy James and the Shondells

20 When A Man Loves A Woman Percy Sledge

21 Paint It, Black The Rolling Stones

22 What Becomes of the Broken Hearted David Ruffin

23 Lighnin' Strikes Lou Christie

24 Wild Thing The Troggs

25 Kicks Paul Revere and the Raiders

26 Sunshine Superman Donovan

27 Sunny Bobby Hebb

28 Paperback Writer The Beatles

29 See You In September The Happenings

30 You Keep Me Hangin' On The Supremes

31 Lil' Red Riding Hood Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs

32 Devil With A Blue Dress On/Good Golly, Miss Molly Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels

33 Good Vibrations The Beach Boys

34 A Groovy Kind of Love The Mindbenders

35 You Don't Have to Say You Love Me Dusty Springfield

36 Cool Jerk The Capitols

37 Born A Woman Sandy Posey

38 Red Rubber Ball The Cyrkle

39 B-A-B-Y Carla Thomas

40 Walk Away Renee The Left Banke

41 Daydream The Lovin' Spoonful

42 Time Won't Let Me The Outsiders

43 Hooray For Hazel tommy Roe

44 Sweet Pea Tommy Roe

45 Bus Stop The Hollies

46 I'm Your Puppet Bobby and James Purify

47 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry B. J. Thomas and the Triumphs

48 Ain't too Proud to Beg The Temptations

49 Dirty Water The Standells

50 Elusive Butterfly Bob Lind

51 I Am A Rock Simon and Garfunkel

52 Crying Time Ray Charles

53 Secret Agent Man Johnny Rivers

54 Sounds of Silence Simon and Garfunkel

55 Lady Godiva Peter and Gordon

56 Homeward Bound Simon and Garfunkel

57 Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind The Lovin' Spoonful

58 Barefootin' Robert Parker

59 Uptight (Everything's Alright) Stevie Wonder

60 Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) Cher

61 Sloop John B The Beach Boys

62 19th Nervous Breakdown The Rolling Stones

63 Wipe Out The Surfaris

64 Psychotic Reaction The Count Five

65 Beauty Is Only Skin Deep The Temptations

66 No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In) The T-Bones

67 Just Like Me Paul Revere and the Raiders

68 Love Makes the World Go Round Deon Jackson

69 the Pied Piper Crispian St. Peters

70 Coming On Strong Brenda Lee

71 Somewhere, My Love The Ray Conniff Singers

72 Almost Persuaded David Houston

73 If I Were A Carpenter Bobby Darin

74 Don't Mess With Bill The Marvelettes

75 Cherry Cherry Neil Diamond

76 Working In the Coal Mine Lee Dorsey

77 Message to Michael Dionne Warwick

78 Love Is A Hurtin' Thing Lou Rawls

79 Barbara Ann The Beach Boys

80 Gloria The Shadows of Knight

81 My World Is Empty Without You The Supremes

82 Rainy Day Women #12 and 35. Bob Dylan

83 Guantanamero The Sandpipers

84 Land of 1000 Dances Wilson Pickett

85 Oh How Happy Shades of Blue

86 Woman Peter and Gordon

87 You Baby The Turtles

88 Five O'clock World The Vogues

89 Black Is Black Los Bravos

90 Nowhere Man The Beatles

91 Dandy Herman's Hermits

92 Baby Scratch My Back Slim Harpo

93 She's Just My Style Gary Lewis and the Playboys

94 The More I See You Chris Montez

95 I Fought the Law The Bobby Fuller Four

96 Yellow Submarine The Beatles

97 Hungry Paul Revere and the Raiders

98 Zorba the Greek Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

99 Shapes of Things The Yardbirds

100 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) Wilson Pickett

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Released in late 1965.

Great music and lyrics and with a total track time of 3:49, it makes for a nice length video.

Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) - The Byrds

To everything (Turn, Turn, Turn)

There is a season (Turn, Turn, Turn)

And a time to every purpose, under Heaven


A time to be born, a time to die

A time to plant, a time to reap

A time to kill, a time to heal

A time to laugh, a time to weep

To everything (Turn, Turn, Turn)

There is a season (Turn, Turn, Turn)

And a time to every purpose, under Heaven


A time to build up, a time to break down

A time to dance, a time to mourn

A time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together

To everything (Turn, Turn, Turn)

There is a season (Turn, Turn, Turn)

And a time to every purpose, under Heaven


A time of love, a time of hate

A time of war, a time of peace

A time you may embrace, a time to refrain from embracing

(40 sec. Instrumental Break)

To everything (Turn, Turn, Turn)

There is a season (Turn, Turn, Turn)

And a time to every purpose, under Heaven


A time to gain, a time to lose

A time to rend, a time to sew

A time for love, a time for hate

A time for peace, I swear it's not too late

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