This week's 60s flashback goes back to 1968, the year the 'Summer Olympics' were held in Mexico City in October...
Jeannie C. Riley - "Harper Valley PTA"
from the album Harper Valley PTA (1968)
Billboard Hot 100 peak: #1
Songwriter: Tom T. Hall
The first song by a female performer that topped both the pop and country charts, this story of an independent woman (is the Mrs. a widow? a divorcee'? a woman whose husband is off to war?) was a natch to expand to make a TV show starring former genie Barbara Eden...
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