Thursday, February 2, 2017

February 2nd

Brand new on the chart for the week ending February 4th are "Sock It To Me, Baby" by Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, debuting at #74, "Epistle To Dippy" by Donovan, which premiers at #79 and a couple of tracks bringing up the rear … "Baby, I Need Your Lovin'" by Johnny Rivers at #99 and "California Nights" by Lesley Gore at #100.  

Bobby Hebb (performing "Sunny") and The Mojo Men (singing "Sit Down, I Think I Love You") appear on "Where The Action Is".  

The American Basketball Association is formed … it lasts until 1976.  (The first ABA game is played on October 13, 1967)  Four ABA teams survived and merged into the NBA … The New Jersey Americans (who became The New York, The New Jersey and The Brooklyn Nets), The San Antonio Spurs, The Denver Nuggets and The Indiana Pacers.