Category Archives: Beatles

Billboard Top 100 Songs of 1966

Here’s where you can find Billboard’s list of the top 100 songs of 1966, with the top 40 singles listed below (Sunny by Bobby Hebb is at no. 27.): 1. The Ballad of the Green Berets, Sgt. Barry Sadler 2. … Continue reading

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Bobby Hebb, ‘Sunny’ songwriter and revered singer, dies at 72

If you were old enough to pay attention to AM radio in 1966 (possibly the best year ever for pop music singles) then you wouldn’t listen long without hearing “Sunny” by Bobby Hebb. Hebb died earlier this week in Nashville, … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney’s bass player?

Brian Ray on stage with Paul McCartney at the 2009 Grammy Awards. (Check out Dave Grohl on drums!) Photo courtesy of Brian Ray. From musicradar.com. Yes, Paul does have someone who plays bass in his band when Macca is on … Continue reading

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Harry Nilsson documentary gets distributor

This is good news and, with luck, it may help Nilsson’s name and music gain deserved exposure. “The Brooklyn-born Nilsson was a respected songwriter and vocalist in the β€˜60s and β€˜70s, whose friends and admirers included some of the biggest … Continue reading

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