Billboard Time Capsule — August 14, 1965
In Billboard Time Capsule, we journey through an old issue of Billboard to see what the most popular and advertised albums of the day were. Not through charts, but rather through advertisements. In each capsule you’ll see ads for classic songs and albums, both promoting new recordings and trumpeting ones that had already gained traction.
For those who dig Spotify playlists, here is one that contains about half of these songs. I suspect the rest are either not permitted or may have just been lost to the mists of time…