Eight fab new 60s and 70s tracks for East Coast Gold

Eight fab new 60s and 70s tracks for East Coast Gold

Listen to East Coast Gold this week for fresh new music added to our 60s and 70s playlist.

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Each week, we add more classic hits to our music library. For the latest additions, check out what's 'new' on East Coast Gold this week. Not only will you get to dance to your favourite classics, but we also bring you facts about the songs and musicians. 

Gary Lewis and The Playboys - '(You Don't Have To) Paint Me a Picture'

One of the biggest hits of the 1960s was '(You Don't Have To) Paint Me a Picture' by Gary Lewis and The Playboys. The song was released in 1967. 

It was a big hit in several countries, including Canada and Australia. The song made it onto different charts. 

It was number nine in Canada, number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 58 in Australia. 

Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations - 'Aint No Mountain High Enough'

In 1968, Diana Ross and The Supremes teamed up The Temptations to record one of the biggest hits ever to be recorded. 

The song was originally recorded by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. 

Years later, the two groups recorded the song and made it reach even greater heights. In fact, the cover version by Diana is what propelled her to stardom. 

Andy Kim - 'Baby I Love You'

In 1969, Andy Kim released her hit, 'Baby I Love You'. It was a single from an album with the same name. Over the years, several artists including The Ramones, The Ronettes, and Tommy Roe have recorded a cover of the song. 

'Baby I Love You' made its way onto the charts. It was number one in Canada, nine on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 32 on the U.S. adult contemporary chart. 

The Dave Clark Five - 'Everybody Knows'

'Everybody Knows' is a sad song about saying goodbye to the person you love by dumping them in a public place. 

The song was recorded in 1964 by The Dave Clark Five. It is taken from the album, 'Coast To Coast'. 

Gallagher And Lyle - 'I Wanna Stay With You'

One of the greatest love songs ever written is 'I Wanna Stay With You' by Gallagher and Lyle. It is a song about telling the one you love that you want to stay with them for the rest of your life. 

The classic hit was released in 1976. The song was written by Benny Gallagher and Graham Lyle. It is taken from the album, 'Takeaway'. 

Freddie & The Dreamers - 'I'm Tellin You Now'

In 1964, Freddie and the Dreamers released the song 'I'm Telling You Now'. The song was a hit in several countries. It made its way to the top on the American Billboard Hot 100. 

Brian Hyland- 'Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini'

Brian Hyland's number one hit, 'Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini', made him a global star. The single, which was released in 1960, is from his 'The Bashful Blond' album. It was later recorded by Bombalurina in 1990 and Sha Na Na in 1997. 

The hit single was written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. 

The song was well-received all over the world. It reportedly sold over a million copies in the United States. 

Billy Ocean - 'Red Light Spells Danger'

The self-titled album by Billy Ocean was released in 1976. It featured the hit, 'Red Light Spells Danger'.

It was a major hit in the UK and US. The song became number two on the UK charts.

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