OK, more 60's: This '66 Mann/Weil composition is considered the 1st anti-drug song of the rock era. Requested by Terry Melcher in an effort to help Gerry Goffin out of his addiction. Intended for and rejected by The Animals. A Boise, Idaho group originally named The Downbeats took it to #4 and is ranked #400 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time. Covered by Del Shannon and by Mickey Dolenz and Peter Tork of The Monkees. Song? Group?
Yesterday's answer: "Me and Bobby McGee". Kris has written a wealth of tunes over the years - not the best voice but others do make his songs shine. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FMhnl0__Vohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZAYS6JzQMEhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hV0RPC6yHF...0