FLASHBACK: Hippy duo’s biggest hit 128



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This song from August 1965 was the signature song of the duo who sang it, and is their biggest selling single.  It spent 3 weeks at Billboard #1 in the US, and also hit number one in the UK.  It also sits at #444 on Rolling Stone500 Greatest Songs of all time.

“I Got You Babe” was written by Sonny Bono for his then wife Cher, and himself to sing.  It sold more than 1 million copies and was certified Gold in the US, and is perhaps their most memorable and popular song despite its hippy roots.


Enjoy the flashback and tell us your memories of this song from 1965…


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  1. Let me See, 1965 in the Job I was in I knew more about SE ASIA than most my age I didn’t like long hairs or Hippies. I also knew that marble drawing wasn’t far away I was a prime target in an all expenses paid first draw to Vietnam. I prefered Rave On and My Ding A Ling River Deep Mountain High !!!

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