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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

Fatal Enquiry
Will Thomas
Progress: 25/304 pages
How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life
Ruth Goodman
Progress: 350/480 pages
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Amy Stewart
The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %
Queen's Gambit: A Novel
Elizabeth Fremantle
Progress: 22 %

Earworms: 1965

It's 1965, and the Beatles still rule the airwaves.  Motown has another excellent year.  Bob Dylan "goes electric."

 

Big hits in 1965: Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones), Mr. Tambourine Man (The Byrds), All Day and All of the Night (The Kinks), California Dreamin' (The Mamas and the Papas), California Girls (The Beach Boys), Catch Us If You Can (The Dave Clark Five), Crying in the Chapel (Elvis), Do You Believe in Magic? (The Lovin' Spoonful), Downtown (Petula Clark), Eve of Destruction (Barry McGuire), For Your Love (The Yardbirds), How Sweet it Is (To Be Loved By You) (Marvin Gaye), I Can't Help Myself (The Four Tops), I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown), In the Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett), Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan), My Girl (The Temptations), Nowhere to Run (Martha and the Vandellas), Subterranean Homesick Blues (Bob Dylan), The Sound of Silence (Simon & Garfunkel), Stop! In the Name of Love (The Supremes), The Tracks of My Tears (Smokey Robinson and the Miracles), Turn! Turn! Turn! (The Byrds), and Unchained Melody (The Righteous Brothers).

 

Meanwhile, the Who have their first hits in the UK, but don't chart well in the U.S.

 

And the Beatles hits include Help!, Yesterday, Ticket to Ride, Day Tripper, Eight Days a Week, I Feel Fine, and We Can Work It Out.