Some of the best-known songs by the Grass Roots include "Let's Live for Today," which reached no. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, "Where Were You When I Needed You" and "Midnight Confessions." Other songs by the Grass Roots include "Things I Should Have Said," "I'd Wait a Million Years" and "The River is Wide," all of which appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.Continue Reading
The Grass Roots also covered a number of songs by other bands, including Bob Dylan's "Balled of a Thin Man," Marmalade's "Lovin' Things" and the Rolling Stones' "Tell Me." Several of these songs also made it to the Billboard charts. Other popular songs by the Grass Roots included "Walking Through the Country," "Baby Hold On" and "Two Divided by Love." Many of these songs were written by songwriters working for the band's record label, while the band's albums alsocontained songs written by members of the band.
The Grass Roots' final singles were "Mamacita" and "Out in the Open," released in the mid-1970s before the group disbanded. These songs were not as popular as the band's earlier singles, and the band did not record more albums, although the Grass Roots have continued to tour with different band members.Learn more about Art & Literature