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Song of the day: Maxine Nightingale- Right Back Where We Started From

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In 1975, Maxine Nightingale, a singer in musicals as Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar, made her debut with a song that would be her only hit. The song is about a woman who is wondering where the thing that started her relationship has gone. It would make number 2 in the US and number 8 in the UK. Enjoy

Maxine Nightingale- Right Back Where We Started From

Song of the day: Zen- Hair

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In 1968, a Dutch group covered the title song of the musical Hair. The original, by the Cowsills, was in the first minutes of the musical. The version of the Cowsills was a big hit in the US, but in the Netherlands, teh Dutch band Zen covered the song and had a number 1 hit with it. Enjoy

Zen- Hair

Song of the day: The Fifth Dimension- Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In

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Back in the sixties, there was a very popular musical: Hair. The Fifth Dimension took two songs from the musical and made a medley out of it. The musical was made in 1967, but this medley appeared two years later, in 1969. It would be a number one hit in the US, staying for six weeks at the highest position! Aquarius is actually the era of love and happiness, which we would enter in the sixties… now they think it will happen after 2062… enjoy

The 5th Dimension- Aquarius/ Let The Sunshine In

Song of the day: Scott McKenzie- San Francisco

Hello everyone,

Here’s the song for today.

We’re going to a town in the United States. And it is the summer of love. You don’t know yet?
Another clue: You have to do something, and don’t forget it!

No? Scott MacKenzie asks if you can wear some flowers in your hair, if your going to San Francisco.

Well, if you might go to San Francisco, keep this advise in mind: Wear some flowers in your hair!

Tomorrow another song!

Song of the day: The Beatles- Penny Lane

Hi there,

Here’s another song for you.

The song of today is in a cartoon. The song is made by four men, who have had a lot of hits, and who all had long hair.

Yes, it are the Beatles, with Penny Lane. The cartoon is quite funny, and the song is very good, of course!

Enjoy listening to it!