I had a great time attending the virtual Texas State Genealogical Society conference yesterday and today, so it’s been a busy day. However, it’s one of my favorite days because it’s time for Saturday Night Genealogy Fun with Randy Seaver.
I like this week’s challenge:
1) Do you remember your favorite songs in your high school graduation year? Please tell us all about it. [Note: Wikipedia has the Billboard Hot 100 list for each year; Billboard has weekly Hot 100 lists for every year since 1946.]
The 60s gave us my favorite songs of all time, but there were still some good ones around in 1970, the year I graduated from high school.
I’ve already read Randy’s list and I like his much more than mine because I really love the 1960s music.
Here is my list for 1970, based on Billboard’s Top 100:
Let It Be – The Beatles
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Instant Karma – John Lennon
Lola – the Kinks
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
Spirit in the Sky – Norman Greenbaum
Cracklin’ Rosie – Neil Diamond
Make It with You – Bread
Close to You – The Carpenters
I was off to college that fall and spent less and less time listening to music. I recognize many tunes from the 70s, but I didn’t care much to disco music and a lot of the rest of it (not all) was forgettable to me.
Thanks, Randy, for this week’s topic. I like the music challenges. Now, we need one for our Top 10 songs of all time. 🙂
2 thoughts on “Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Your Favorite Songs in Your High School Graduation Year”
You have some pretty good songs on your list that I remember. Bridge over Troubled Water is one of my favorites. Cracklin’ Rosie and Close to You brings back fond memories.
I recognized almost all of Randy’s, but I only know half of yours. I adore The Carpenters. “Close to You” and “Bridge over Troubled Waters” are my favorites from your list.