Sunday, Father’s Day, is officially the first day of summer, and, for sure, it’s not going to be like any summer any of us have ever had before.
Fifty years ago, “In the Summertime,” by Mungo Jerry, was the #1 song in the U.K.; over here, the top slot was “The Long and Winding Road,” by the Beatles.
Here’s what we were listening to, Summer, 1970, when the oldest Boomer was 24 y/o and the youngest was 6.
#2 Love You Save – Jackson 5
#3 Which Way You Goin’ Billy? – The Poppy Family
#4 Get Ready – Rare Earth
#5 Mama Told Me (Not To Come) – Three Dog Night
#6 Ball Of Confusion – The Temptations
#7 Love On A Two-Way Street – The Moments
#8 The Letter – Joe Cocker
#9 Hitchin’ A Ride – Vanity Fare
#10 Lay Down (Candles In The Rain) – Melanie