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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

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 Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Andrea Wulf
Progress: 2 %
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 %
1913: The Eve of War
Paul Ham
Progress: 20 %
The William Shakespeare Detective Agency: The Dark Lady (The William Shakespeare Detective Agency Book 2)
Colin Falconer
Progress: 15 %

Earworms: 1966

The Beatles, as John Lennon explains to The Evening Standard, "are bigger than Jesus."  NBC knows this, and creates their own band, The Monkees.


Big hits in 1966:  Good Vibrations (The Beach Boys), Strangers in the Night (Frank Sinatra), Uptight (Everything's Alright) (Stevie Wonder), These Boots Are Made For Walking (Nancy Sinatra), Ballad of the Green Berets (Sgt. Barry Sadler), (You're My) Soul and Inspiration (The Righteous Brothers), Monday Monday (The Mamas and the Papas), When a Man Loves a Woman (Percy Sledge), Paint It Black (The Rolling Stones), I am a Rock (Simon & Garfunkel), Red Rubber Ball (Cyrcle), You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (Dusty Springfield), Wild Thing (The Troggs), Along Comes Mary (The Association), Summer in the City (The Lovin' Spoonful), Sunshine Superman (Donovan), You Can't Hurry Love (The Supremes), Bus Stop (The Hollies), 96 Tears (? and the Mysterians), I'm a Believer (The Monkees), and Last Train to Clarksville (The Monkees).


Beatles hits: Yellow Submarine, Eleanor Rigby, Paperback Writer, Rain, and Nowhere Man.