Let’s go back to 1967 for a feel-good stage performance of “Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie” by Jay & the Techniques! This video captures the essence of an era and is perfect to watch if you’re feeling a little nostalgic.
As the opening notes of the song fill the air, you’ll be transported to a time when music was filled with infectious energy and carefree vibes. The performance exudes the spirit of the 1960s, with its vibrant colors, groovy dance moves, and undeniable charm.
This catchy tune was released in January of 1967 and quickly gained popularity and climbed to impressive heights on the charts. It reached #6 on the Billboard chart and #8 on the US R&B chart. Its infectious rhythm and memorable chorus had listeners hooked from the start.
“Ready or not, here I come
Gee, that used to be such fun…”
“Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie” is known for its lively and upbeat sound, making it a favorite among fans of the era. The snappy melody and easy lyrics make it impossible not to sing along and tap your feet to the rhythm. Watching this performance, you can’t help but be swept up in the nostalgia. It’s a reminder of the joyous spirit that filled the air during the 1960s.
“Apple, peaches, pumpkin pie
‘Who’s not ready?’ Holler, I
That’s a game we used to play, girl
Hide and seek was its name”
Originally published November 15, 2023