When people talk about a ‘golden age of music’, what they are really talking about is the music they like. Believe it or not, one day Gen Z will consider 2021 the ‘golden age of music’.
I know. It’s crazy.
Having said that, if you were born in 1966, you are sharing your 55th birthday this year with some indisputably brilliant, absolute classics.
This is just a small fraction of the remarkable surge of genius song writing that came out of 1966. You can check out the full list at www.songfacts.com/browse/years/1966
If these aren’t on your playlist yet, it may be time to update.
Happy 55th to all these incredible songs.
I’m not your stepping stone- The Monkees
California Dreaming- Mama’s and the Papa’s
Cherry Cherry- Neil Diamond
Paint it Black- The Rolling Stones
Dedicated follower of fashion- The Kinks
These books were made for walking- Nancy Sinatra
Wild Thing- The Troggs
A hazy Shade of winter- Simon and Garfunkel
Ain’t too proud to beg- The Temptations
Eleanor Rigby- The Beatles
River Deep- Mountain High- Tina and Ike Turner
God only Knows- The Beach Boys
You don’t have to say you love me- Dusty Springfield
Green, green grass of home- Tom Jones
Just like a woman- Bob Dylan
Mellow Yellow- Donavan
Spicks and Specks- The Bee Gees
Substitute- The Who
No Milk Today- Herman’s Hermits