From the Land of Band Box Records

The British Invasion: August 7th, 1965

May 13, 2012

The First Invaders Ever?  The Goons!

Does anybody remember these guys?  Note the reference: “invades the U.S.A.”.  They were a U.K. comedy team no doubt.

England’s Goons

The Goofy Goons

The Top of the Charts August 7th, 1965

(from Billboard Magazine)

Number 1 – I’m Henry the VIII – Herman’s Hermits (up from #2)
Number 2 – Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones (down from #1)
Number 7 – I Like it Like That – The Dave Clark Five (up from #9)
Number 24 – To Know You is to Love You – Peter & Gordon (up from #29)
Here come the Beatles once again – with another surge toward the top!

Chart Debuts – August 7th, 1965

Number 41 – Help – The Beatles
Number 68 – I Don’t Want to Lose You Baby – Chad & Jeremy (peaks at #35)
Number 106 – Who’ll Be the Next in Line – The Kinks (peaks at #34)
Number 107 – We Got To Get Out of This Place – The Animals
Number 110 – Summer Nights – Marianne Faithfull
Number 118 – I’m Down – The Beatles
Number 129 – I’m Alive – The Hollies (peaks at #103)
Joel Whitburn’s Record Research (based on Billboard)

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