96.7 The River gives you One Hit Wonder Wednesdays every Wednesday during The Night Shift with Craig Allen starting at 7 pm.

Tonight it's 'The Vinyl Years from the 1960s'.

After being replaced by things like cassettes and compact discs, we've seen vinyl make a comeback lately. And collectors are always on the lookout for valuable albums. You'll see them at garage sales and swap meets rummaging through everything hoping to find that special one. When it comes to sound, some people still think vinyl the best way to listen to music. It has a very distinct sound.

Here are tonight's featured songs:

 

Youngbloods - 'Get Together' (#5 1969)

Many artists recorded this song but never had success. In fact, neither did the Youngbloods the first time. It took a re-release a few years later to finally make it a hit.  If there ever was a song that defined the hippie movement, it's probably this one.

Spiral Starecase – 'More Today Than Yesterday' (#12 May 1969)

This just missed being a Top 10 song and they never came close to cracking the Top 40 after that. But then again, they released only one album

Crazy Elephant – 'Gimme Gimme Good Lovin' (#12 March 1969)

Not only did this song make it to #1, but it stayed there for six weeks. That was the longest for any song in 1969.

Zager & Evans - 'In The Year 2525' (#1 June 1969)

Not only did this song make it to #1, but it stayed there for six weeks. That was the longest for any song in 1969.

Steam- 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye' (#1 October 1969)

Everybody knows this song from sporting events. What hardly anyone knows is that it wasn't supposed to be a hit. Steam just needed a song for the B-side of the record.

 

Don't forget about our Awesome 80s Party Weekend. It starts tomorrow at 2pm. Happy 4th of July!

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