Kamala Harris, Democratic Vice Presidential candidate, is hard at work on the campaign trail drumming up votes… on her birthday!
The California Senator turns 56 today. She came of age during the 1960’s pop music revolution. Looking at the 5 songs from 1964 show a free spirited decade of love and acceptance. Harris’ challenger, Vice President Pence, was born just five years earlier when Johnny Horton topped the Billboard charts with his track “The Battle of New Orleans.”
To celebrate Kamala’s birthday, we’re counting down the top five songs from the month of October, 1964.
5 Roy Orbison And The Candy Men - Oh, Pretty Woman
Most people know this track from the 1990 film by the same name, staring Julia Roberts.
4 Gale Garnett - We'll Sing in the Sunshine
By today's standards, Gale Garnett's seminal hit is considered a folk classic now-a-days. But many Country stations back in 1964 picked up the track for his easy listening sensibility.
3 J. Frank Wilson and The Cavaliers - Last Kiss
Don't let the touching rhythm fool you. "Last Kiss" is rumored to be written about two teenagers fateful car accident.
2 Martha Reeves & the Vandellas - Dancing in the Street
You might remember this classic being covered by the likes of Mamas & the Papas, David Bowie, Mick Jagger and Van Halen.
1 Manfred Mann - Do Wah Diddy Diddy
This track transports anyone back to their first school dance.