220px-96tearsalbum#19 – ? and the Mysterians – “96 Tears” – (1966)

Has a catchier organ hook ever been recorded? Let’s start with the fact that “Question Mark and the Mysterians” is one of the greatest successful band names of all time. From Michigan, the “garage rock” band helped usher in the era of psychedelic rock with this #1 hit. The band is considered one of the first musical acts whose sound could be described as “punk rock.” We’ll let you decide…

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