Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1967 [Videos]

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Everyone from Sinatra to the Supremes and the Monkees makes this rundown of the top Billboard Hot 100 tracks 47 years ago.

10. "Jimmy Mack," Martha and the Vandellas

This was oiginally written as a tribute to songwriter Ronnie Mack ("He's So Fine"), but I wonder how Scottish broadcaster Jimmy Mack felt about the song.

9. "Bernadette," Four Tops

A Motown classic, written and produced by the famed team of Brian Holland-Lamont Dozier-Eddie Holland, who, by the way, also was responsible for "Jimmy Mack."

8. "The Happening," the Supremes

Yet another Holland-Dozier-Holland nugget (with Frank De Vol). This one eventually hit No. 1.

7. "This is My Song," Petula Clark

Written by Charlie Chaplin. Yes, that Charlie Chaplin. For an even more romantic take, check out the French version.

6. "Western Union," the Five Americans

Haha on host Steve Allen in this video: "They are one of the groups that even the old squares like." True.

5. "I Think We're Alone Now," Tommy James and the Shondells"

AKA: That song that Tiffany sang in the '80s which was (technically) more popular than this version, which peaked at No. 4. Tiffany's version went to No. 1 in 1987.

4. "Sweet Soul Music," Arthur Conley

Shout-outs galore!

3. "Happy Together," the Turtles

It was the Turtles' biggest hit, but it's better known as being used in a large number commercials since its release. Among the products: Toyota, Ford and Golden Grahams.

2. "A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You," the Monkees

RIP Davy Jones.

1. "Somethin' Stupid," Frank and Nancy Sinatra

Lovely song? Yes. Still odd that it's a father and daughter singing it? Totally.

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