96 Tears (album)

1966 studio album by ? and the Mysterians / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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96 Tears is the debut album by the American garage rock band ? and the Mysterians, released in 1966. It peaked at number 66 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart.[4][5] The single "96 Tears" reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on October 29, prior to release of the album. The album and the single "96 Tears" were both on the charts for fifteen weeks, while the single "I Need Somebody" was on the charts for ten weeks.

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96 Tears
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember, 1966 (November, 1966)
RecordedMarch–September 1966[1]
StudioCameo-Parkway Recording Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
GenreGarage rock[2]
Length29:00
LabelCameo-Parkway
Producer
? and the Mysterians chronology
96 Tears
(1966)
Action
(1967)
Singles from 96 Tears
  1. "96 Tears" / "Midnight Hour"
    Released: August 1966
  2. "I Need Somebody" / ""8" Teen"
    Released: November 1966
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First pressings had a misprinted Side 2 label listing the last track as "Tears" instead of "96 Tears".[6] The album also incorrectly shows David Graham as composer for "Stormy Monday".