Photograph – Ringo Starr

Chart Position: 1

  • Written by Ringo Starr and George Harrison
  • Guitar: George Harrison, Jimmy Calvert, Vini Poncia
  • Keyboards: Nicky Hopkins
  • Saxophone: Bobby Keys
  • Backing vocals: George Harrison, Vini Poncia
  • Produced by Richard Perry
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • This is the only Ringo Starr/George Harrison songwriting collaboration
  • Also recorded by Engelbert Humperdinck (1974), Ray Conniff Singers (1974), David Hentschel (1975) and Cilla Black (2003)

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If I Only Were a Child Again – Curtis Mayfield

Chart Position: NR

  • Written and produced by Curtis Mayfield
  • Keyboards: Curtis Mayfield
  • Recorded in Chicago IL

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Just You ‘n Me – Chicago

Chart Position: 4

  • Written by James Pankow
  • Lead vocals: Peter Cetera
  • Keyboards: Robert Lamm
  • Guitar: Terry Kath
  • Backing vocals: Robert Lamm, Terry Kath
  • Saxophone: Walter Parazaider
  • Trombone: James Pankow
  • Trumpet: Lee Loughnane
  • Recorded in Nederland CO
  • Produced by James William Guercio

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Sail Around the World – David Gates

Chart Position: NR

  • Written and produced by David Gates
  • Guitar: David Gates, Larry Carlton, Louie Shelton
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA

Nutbush City Limits – Ike and Tina Turner

Chart Position: 22

  • Written by Tina Turner
  • Lead vocals: Tina Turner
  • Backing vocals: Ike Turner
  • Guitar: Ike Turner
  • Keyboards: Ike Turner
  • Produced by Ike Turner
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • This is Ike and Tina Turner’s final hit single
  • Tina Turner split from Ike Turner both personally and professionally following release of this song
  • Nutbush TN is Tina Turner’s hometown
  • Later recorded by Alvin Lee and Steve Gould (1981), Bob Seger & Silver Bullet Band (1976), Tina Turner (1988), Martin Barre (1992), Precious Wilson & LaMama (1983), Boom Operators (1991) and Nashville Pussy (2005)

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Fell for You – Dramatics

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Tony Hester
  • Lead vocals: Ron Banks

California Girls – Beach Boys

Chart Position: 3

  • #71 on Rolling Stone magazines list of 500 greatest songs
  • Written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
  • Lead vocals: Mike Love
  • Backing vocals: Al Jardine, Brian, Carl and Dennis Wilson
  • Guitar: Carl Wilson, Jerry Cole, Howard Roberts
  • Keyboards: Al Delory, Leon Russell
  • Produced by Brian Wilson
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • The Beatles’ ‘Back in the USSR’ (1968) is loosely based on this song
  • Later recorded by Surfaris (1965), Chipmunks (1965), Wishful Thinking (1967), Hollyridge Strings (1967), Taste of Honey (1969), Leif Garrett (1977), Thor-Erics (1978), Mike Love and Celebration (1979), Gidea Park (1980), Surfbreakers (1981), Jan and Dean (1982), David Lee Roth (1985), Barron Knights (1986), Leningrad Cowboys (1993), Danny Wight (1997), Red Squares (1998), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1998), Ricky Martin (2001), Nancy Sinatra (2002), UK Beach Boys (2002), Travoltas (2003), David Hasselhoff (2004), Better Luck Next Time (2008), Rangzen (2008), Adrian Baker (2010), Moon Loungers (2012), Hank Marvin (2014), Mike Love (2017) and many others

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My Man – Barbra Streisand

Chart Position: NR

  • Originally recorded by Fanny Brice (1921)
  • Written by Jacques Charles, Channing Pollock, Albert Willemetz and Maurice Yvain as ‘Mon Homme’
  • Produced by Robert Mersey
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • The 1965 album My Name is Barbra won best vocal performance-female Grammy award
  • Also recorded by Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee (1959), Etta James (2001)

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He’s Got No Love – Searchers

Chart Position: NR

  • Written by Chris Curtis and Mike Pender
  • Lead vocals: Frank Allen
  • Backing vocals: Chris Curtis, Mike Pender
  • Produced by Tony Hatch
  • Recorded in London U.K.

All I Really Want to Do – Cher

Chart Position: 15

  • Written and originally recorded by Bob Dylan (1964)
  • Guitar: Barney Kessel, Monte Dunn, Jeff Kaplan, Steve Mann, Mike Post
  • Keyboards: Bill Marx, Harold Battiste
  • Produced by Sonny Bono
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • Cher (full name Cherilyn Sarkisian) is from El Centro CA
  • Cher is a member of Sonny and Cher
  • Also recorded by Surfaris (1965), Byrds (1965), Duane Eddy (1965), Billy Strange (1965), Four Seasons (1965), McCoys (1965), Hollies (1969), Bold (1970), World Party (1986), Hooters (1994), Julian Coryell (1997), Barb Jungr (2002), Bryan Ferry (2007), Josh Sigurdson and many others

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