220px-lets_live_for_today#5 – The Grass Roots – “Let’s Live For Today” – (1967)

“Let’s Live for Today” is an underrated song for the 1960s. If you look at it in the context of Vietnam, it really should rank right up there with the best songs of the era. It was originally recorded by The Rokes in the U.K. The Grass Roots made it a hit in the U.S.