Listen to the top 10 songs of 1968

The Top 10 songs from exactly 45 years

The Top 10 songs from exactly 45 years ago includes artists Kenny Rogers, the Monkees and The Beatles. (Feb. 13, 2010) (Credit: Wayne Herrschaft)

Spring means renewal, so it's a perfect time to regenerate your old record collection. Why not start with the Top 10 songs from exactly 45 years ago. The list included Kenny Rogers' first, the Monkees' last and The Beatles' 21st Top 10 single. Here are the Top 10 songs on WABC-AM -- one of the most listened-to radio stations in the metro area -- when the spring of 1968 arrived, according to musicradio77.com. All can be downloaded for 99 cents to $1.29 from iTunes, Amazon or Google Play.

1. Love Is Blue -- Paul Mauriat

2. Young Girl -- Gary Puckett & the Union Gap

3. Valleri -- Monkees

4. Simon Says -- 1910 Fruitgum Company

5. Dock of the Bay -- Otis Redding

6. Theme From Valley of the Dolls -- Dionne Warwick

7. Just Dropped In -- Kenny Rogers & the First Edition

8. Lady Madonna -- The Beatles

9. Since You've Been Gone -- Aretha Franklin

10. Cry Like a Baby -- Box Tops

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