The Soundtrack of The Blue Girl Murders Great 60s Music

The Soundtrack of The Blue Girl Murders

Great Music from the period of the novel, set in Baltimore in 1966 


Went to a dance, lookin for romance

Saw Barbara Ann, so I thought I’d take a chance

- The Beach Boys, Barbara Ann

And the sign said, “The words of the prophets are writtenon the subway walls

And tenement halls”

And whispered in the sounds of silence

- Simon & Garfunkel, The Sounds of Silence

Silver wings upon their chest

These are men, America’s best

One hundred men we’ll test today

But only three win the Green Beret

- Barry Sadler, The Ballad of the Green Berets

We all live in a yellow submarine,

a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine

- The Beatles, Yellow Submarine

When a man loves a woman

Can’t keep his mind on nothing else

   – Percy Sledge, When A Man Loves a Woman

Mustang Sally, think you better slow your mustang down.

- Wilson Pickett, Mustang Sally

I’m pickin’ up good vibrations

She’s giving me excitations

   – The Beach Boys, Good Vibrations

Wild thing, I think I love you

But I wanna know for sure

  -The Troggs, Wild Thing

These Boots Are Made for Walking

- Nancy Sinatra, These Books Are Made for Walking

I’m gonna wait ’til the midnight hour

That’s when my love comes tumbling down

-Wilson Pickett, “In the Midnight Hour

What a drag it is getting old

- The Rolling Stones, Mother’s Little Helper

Try to see it my way

Only time will tell if I am right or I am wrong

While you see it your way

There’s a chance that we may fall apart before too long

- The Beatles, We Can Work it Out

Two Girls for Every Boy

- Jan and Dean, Surf City

When I was twenty-one, it was a very good year

   -Frank Sinatra, It Was a Very Good Year

This is a man’s world

But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl

He’s lost in the wilderness

He’s lost in bitterness

-James Brown, It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World

But I would not feel so all alone

Everybody must get stoned.

   – Bob Dylan, Rainy Day Women

Things they do look awful c-c-cold (Talkin’ ’bout my generation)

Yeah, I hope I die before I get old (Talkin’ ’bout my generation

   – The Who, My Generation

She takes just like a woman, yes she does

She makes love just like a woman, yes she does

And she aches just like a woman

But she breaks just like a little girl.

- Bob Dylan, Just Like a Woman

Well I love that dirty water

Oh, Boston, you’re my home

     – The Standells, Dirty Water

Even think I`ll go to prayin`

Every time I hear `em sayin`

That there`s no way to delay

That trouble comin` every day

- “Trouble Every Day, From “Freak Out,” Frank Zappa’s first album

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