The last year of the s was truly historic. Richard Nixon campaigned his way into the Oval Office. Neil Armstrong left his footprints on the moon.
The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Diana Ross & The Supremes all made the list.
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So here it is — the Popdose We limited our choices to songs from the last 50 years, and in the interest of establishing some kind of consensus, we tried to stick to singles that actually charted on the Hot So we expect a fair amount of grousing about what made our list; hell, even some of the writers who participated were a little perturbed by the final results. Where the hell are the women? So on and so forth. Then comes the horse-clop percussion and the sleigh bells. The lead vocalist is singing up front for only the second time in his life. In a pop song. More like Ozzie and Harriet.
Wow, time does fly. This makes us feel uncomfortably old. Do you still remember the first time you heard them on the radio? Ah, yes. The nostalgia is strong here. In , The Beatles released what would be their best-selling single of all time. It was the song that propelled The Fab Four into the British national spotlight.
The Current is celebrating 50 years of Minnesota Public Radio and 50 years of amazing music. On Sunday, Jan. Mac reflects on some of the most influential, popular and groundbreaking music from to now — one song from each year. It's 50 songs for 50 years. Celebrate MPR's 50th anniversary with music that shaped the last half-century. A Day in the Life The Beatles.