Songs Turning 55 in 2021

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

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