Thursday, August 21, 2008
Thursday's One Cup of Java Challenge: On this date in 1965, the Lovin’ Spoonful released Do You Believe In Magic?, a song that would become their first Top Ten single later in ’65, topping out at #9 on the charts. In the next two years, the Lovin’ Spoonful placed four other songs higher than #9 on the charts, including one #1 song. Your One Cup question this morning: name any 2 of the 4 songs that the Lovin’ Spoonful placed 8th or higher on the charts in 1966 or ’67.
Answer: In 1966, the Lovin' Spoonful hits included Daydream (#2), Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind? (#2) and their number one single Summer In The City. In 1967, they hit #8 on the charts with Nashville Cats. In 1968, they broke up.