February 1968, like any other February in Central PA, touched off an epidemic of cabin fever. It doesn't matter what the whistle pig declares in his annual Ground Hog Day prognostication. Everybody living north of the Mason-Dixon knew then what they know now - from here it's a slow March toward spring.
It's time for another edition of College Years, the songs that were most popular at the Dell after I flew the coop and took up a four year residence in Happy Valley. Here now are the jukebox giants that were packin' heat in the Shady Dell barn during the chilly months of late winter and early spring 1968.
"Wrap it Up" – Sam & Dave
"I Thank You" – Sam & Dave
"There Was a Time" – James Brown
"La – La – Means I Love You" – Delfonics
"(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You’ve Been Gone" – Aretha Franklin
"I Got the Feelin’" – James Brown
"At the Top of the Stairs" – Formations
"Funky Street" – Arthur Conley
"Put Our Love Together" – Arthur Conley
"Cry Like a Baby" – Box Tops
We'll sample the greatest Dell hits from the spring and summer of 1968 in the next College Years...coming soon!
Have a Shady day!
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