Monday, July 27, 2015

Monday Music Club 7/27/15

Kansas City—Wilbert Harrison
Why Do You Do Me—James Brown & the Famous Flames
Lights Out—Jerry Byrne
Reet Petite—Jackie Wilson
Just a Little Too Much—Ricky Nelson
Thunderbird—Rene Hall
You Can Have Her—Roy Hamilton
First Taste of Love—Ben E. King
Empty Arms—Mighty Joe Young
King Creole—Elvis Presley
Why Do Lovers Break Each Others Hearts?—Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans
Here We Go Again—Ray Charles
Lucky Ladybug—The Four Seasons
Walk Like a Man—The Four Seasons
Bad to Me—Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas
The Cape Verdean Blues—Horace Silver
I Know a Place—Petula Clark
Carnaby Street—Henri Salvador


Crazy Downtown—Allan Sherman
Ever See a Diver Kiss His Wife While the Bubbles Dance About Above the Water?—Shirley Ellis
I Can Do it Better—The Knickerbockers
Rain—The Beatles
Where Have All the Good Times Gone—The Kinks
Make Up Your Mind—The Mike Cotton Sound
Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?—The Lovin’ Spoonful
The Lurch—Ted Casssidy
Sophisticated Boom Boom—The Shangri-Las
Boogie Stop Shuffle—Quincy Jones
Sister’s Got a Boyfriend—Rufus Thomas
I’ll Do Anything  (He Wants Me To)—Doris Troy
Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?—The Rolling Stones
Long Title: Do I Have to Do This All Over Again—The Monkees
Double Yellow Line—The Music Machine
Optical Sound—The Human Expression
You Better Sit Down Kids—Cher
Emavungwini (Down in the Dumps)—Miriam Makeba
Cupid—Johnny Nash
Only a Fool (Breaks His Own Heart)—The Mighty Sparrow & Byron Lee


Riki Tiki Tavi—Donovan
Lovin’ You’s Blues—Jaded
When I Die—Motherlode
So Far Away—The Crusaders
Levon—Elton John
Save the Country—Laura Nyro
Aire of Good Feeling—The Ides of March
Law and Order—The New York Rock Ensemble
Baby I’m-A Want You—Bread
Thin Line Between Love and Hate—The Persuaders
Tryin’ to Make a Fool of Me—The Delfonics
June Bug—Leo Kottke
Do It (‘Til You’re Satisfied)—B.T. Express  
The Fez—Steely Dan
Sunset Ride—Zephyr


Sail on Sailor—The Beach Boys
Love Factory—Eloise Laws
Dancing Machine—The Jackson 5
Moonlight Special—Ray Stevens
Struttin’ My Stuff—Elvin Bishop
Let it Grow—Eric Clapton
Monkey See Monkey Do—Michael Franks
Fourteenth Street (I Can’t Get Together)—Ten Wheel Drive
C’mon Everybody—Humble Pie
In the Street—Big Star
Circle of Love—Steve Miller Band
In France They Kiss on Main Street—Joni Mitchell
Rock and Roll Band—Boston
Gotta Serve Somebody—Bob Dylan 

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Show #500--7/26/15

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)—The Proclaimers
No No Girl—The Quick
Every Secret Thing—The Rembrandts
Rattle My Bones—The Suburbs 
Glass House—The Tubes
What is This—The Urge  
Here She Comes Now—The Velvet Underground  
Earned It—The Weeknd
Crystalised—The xx
Shapes of Things—The Yardbirds
Why Won’t You Give Me Your Love?—The Zutons
Shame—The Avett Brothers
No Bottles, No Milk—The Bionic Rats
Spanish Bombs—The Clash
Neat Neat Neat —The Damned


Maggie’s Farm—Bob Dylan
Look it Here—Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
Gay Sons of Lesbian Mothers—Kaki King
Before it Breaks—Brandi Carlile
Only a Fool—Marit Larsen
Shapeshifter—Last Tide
Skeletons—Stevie Wonder
Don’t Stop the Music—Yarbrough & Peoples
Easier—Space Captain
Ain’t No Other Man—Christina Aguilera
The Uptown Train—Joe Jackson
Blue Streak—Keith Jarrett
It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue—Bob Dylan



Monday, July 20, 2015

Monday Music Club 7/20/15

Trippin' (mainly) through the 60s & 70s, digging deeper as we go along. Mondays, 6-10PM.

This week's playlist: 

Somethin’ Else—Eddie Cochran
Take Out Some Insurance—Jimmy Reed
Happy-Go-Lucky-Me—Paul Evans  
Stood Up—Ricky Nelson
Under the Moon of Love—Curtis Lee
Mr. Moonlight—Dr. Feelgood & the Interns
Heartbeat—Buddy Holly
Buddy’s Song—Bobby Vee
And the Moon Came Down—The F.J. Babies
Lost Summer Love—Shelley Fabares
She’s All Mine Alone—Johnny Maestro
The Stripper—David Rose & His Orchestra
You Really Got a Hold on Me—The Beatles
Never Say No—Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Harlem Shuffle—Bob & Earl
Out of Sight, Out of Mind—The Royalettes
Stay—The Virginia Wolves
Wade in the Water—Ramsey Lewis
Come See About Me—The Supremes
Come on Over to My Place—The Drifters


I Go to Pieces—Del Shannon
The Long Walk Home—Hugo Winterhalter and the Orchestra
The Last Thing on My Mind—Judy Collins
Elusive Butterfly—Bob Lind
Dance Dance Dance—The Casualeers
Bleecker & MacDougal—Fred Neil
Pretty Flamingo—Manfred Mann
Come Back When You Grow Up—Bobby Vee
Louie, Louie—The Sandpipers
Dead End Street—The Kinks
Wake Up, Wake Up—The Grass Roots
When Love Comes to Me—The Association
Windy—The Association
Shout Bamalama—Mickey Murray
By Yourself—J.D. Martin
The Letter—The Box Tops
Shake—Shadows of Knight
Stand!—Sly & the Family Stone
Saint Paul—Terry Knight
Teddy Boy—Paul McCartney


You, I—The Rugbys
I Got a Line on You—Spirit
It Shall Be—Spirit  (fade out)
Shifting Sands—Synanthesia
Hitchin’ a Ride—Vanity Fare
…Mais Encore—Michel Polnareff
Who’s Your Baby?—The Archies
Never Ending Song of Love—Delaney & Bonnie & Friends
If Not For You—Olivia Newton-John
Corn Rigs—Magnet
Whispering Pines—The Band
Going to the Country—Steve Miller Band
A Boy Named Sue (Live)—Johnny Cash
Puppet Man—Tom Jones
What a Man—Laura Lee
Oh! You Pretty Things—David Bowie


Old Brown Shoe—The Beatles
Listen to the Music—The Doobie Brothers
Ain’t Nothing Gonna Change Me—The Sweet Inspirations
Witches Wand—Luv Machine
Smoke My Pipe (The Sign Ain’t Right)—A.J. Rowe
She Didn’t Do Magic—Lobo
This Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us—Sparks
I Wanna Do for You—Honk
Old Home Filler-Up an’ Keep On-A Truckin’ CafĂ©—C.W. McCall
You Are the Woman—Firefall
We Have No Secrets—Carly Simon
Love Don’t Live Here Anymore—Rose Royce
Peg—Steely Dan
Going Underground—The Jam
Heart of the Night—Poco 

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Show #499--7/19/15

Yes—McAlmont & Butler     
Simple Truth—Jeff Austin     
One—Aimee Mann    
Jazz on Vinyl—Johnette Napolitano
Naima’s Love Song—Jon Batiste and Stay Human 
The Captain of Her Heart—Double   
Everything—New Look  
Young and Dumb—The Bird & the Bee
Taking My Time—Jim Guthrie
Time Bomb—The Dismemberment Plan 
I Go to Sleep—Pretenders
Thinkin Bout You—Becca Stevens Band


Dancing Shoes—Arctic Monkeys
Here Comes the Rain Again—Eurythmics
They Don’t Want—Electric Wire Hustle  
Say What—My Brightest Diamond  
Secrets—Van Halen  
Great Headless Blank—Makeunder  
Unto Caesar—Dirty Projectors
Catherine Howard—Rick Wakeman
Confessions—City and Colour   
Trynna Finda Way—Nelly Furtado 
Dance With Me—Peter Brown  
Dancin’ Shoes—The Dudes


Medley Four: “All Innocent Children Had Better Beware”
from Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films (1988)

Feed the Birds—Garth Hudson
Whistle While You Work—NRBQ
I’m Wishing—Betty Carter
Cruella De Vil—The Replacements
Dumbo & Timothy—Bill Frisell & Wayne Horvitz

(Happy 60th Anniversary, Disneyland.)


With the time change back to an 8pm start time, here’s 11 songs with something in common to take us to the top of the hour.

It’s a quirky chart this week, two more to follow (the 70s, the 80s) in succeeding weeks.
The filter is: Two-word song titles, where both words are the same, with no variations!
Just purely two-word titles. 

#11   Pata Pata—Miriam Makeba (1967, #12)
#10   Liar, Liar—The Castaways (1965, #12)
#9   Chip Chip—Gene McDaniels (1962, #10)
#8   Ya Ya—Lee Dorsey (1961, #7)
#7   Wonderful! Wonderful!—The Tymes (1963, #7)
#6   Cherry Cherry—Neil Diamond (1966, #6)
#5   Dum Dum—Brenda Lee (1961, #4)
#4   Woman, Woman—Gary Puckett & the Union Gap (1967, #4)
#3   Mony Mony—Tommy James & the Shondells (1968, #3)
#2   Louie, Louie—The Kingsmen (1963, #2)
#1   Sugar Sugar—The Archies (1969, #1)

And next week: The 70s!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Monday Music Club 7/13/15

Deeper into oldies, every Monday night this summer, from 6 to 10pm Eastern. 

This week's playlist:

Charlie Brown—The Coasters
Wear My Ring Around Your Neck—Elvis Presley
Teacher’s Pet—Doris Day
School Day—Chuck Berry
High School Caesar—Reggie Perkins
School is Out—Gary “U.S.” Bonds
Pretty Girls Everywhere—Eugene Church
Wild Boy—Rocky Holman
Cruising—Jimmie & the Night Hoppers
The Honeydripper—King Curtis
I’m Moving On—Ray Charles
Chop Chop Hole in the Wall—The Boulevards
Let’s Stomp—Bobby Comstock
Carl’s Dance Party—Carl “Little Rev” Lattimore
Carl’s Big Chance—The Beach Boys
I Get Around—The Beach Boys
Fancy Pants—Al Hirt
Agent 007 Dance—Buddy Wayne
Ahab the Arab—Ray Stevens
The Sheik of Araby—The Beatles
Scotch Tape—Lana Johnidas and the Swinging Strings


Gonna Send You Back to Walker—The Animals
Wipe Out—The Ventures
I Live for the Sun—The Sunrays
Little Bit ‘O Soul—The Music Explosion
Runaround Sue—Dion
He’s So Fine—The Chiffons
Do Wah Diddy Diddy—Manfred Mann
Eight Miles High—The Byrds
Need All the Help I Can Get—Suzi Jane Hokom
Stronger Than Dirt—The Andels
My Mind Goes High—M.C.2
Born Under a Bad Sign—Cream
To Love Somebody—The Bee Gees
Sunny—Bobby Hebb
That’s the Way It’s Got to Be—The Poets
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band—The Beatles
With a Little Help From My Friends—The Beatles
In Need of a Friend—The Cowsills


Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day—Stevie Wonder
Box of Rain—The Grateful Dead
Different Drum—The Stone Poneys
Never Knew I Had it So Bad—Thee Midniters
Let’s Talk About Girls—The Chocolate Watch Band
Hard Coming Love—The United States of America
Ball of Fire—Tommy James & the Shondells
Three Ways from Tomorrow—Spanky & Our Gang
Lucifer—The Salt
Love is All Around—The Troggs
Je T’aime Moi Non Plus—Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin
Miss You—Jerry Jackson
(I Know) I’m Losing You—Rare Earth
Things I’d Like to Say—The New Colony Six
Love is All Around—Sonny Curtis
Enchanted Sky Machines (Live)—Judee Sill
Pink Moon—Nick Drake
Green-Eyed Lady—Sugarloaf


Virginia Plain—Roxy Music
D’yer Mak’er—Led Zeppelin
Blood Stream—Don Agrati
Oh Effendi—10cc
Junior’s Farm—Paul McCartney & Wings
(For God’s Sake) Give More Power to the People—The Chi-Lites
Feel the Need in Me—The Detroit Emeralds
Are You Ready for the Country—Waylon Jennings
Telephone Line—Electric Light Orchestra
Home & Dry—Gerry Rafferty
Year of the Cat—Al Stewart
Spanish Stroll—Mink De Ville
End of the Game—The Knack
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School—The Ramones 

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Show #498--7/12/15


Starship Trooper—Yes
I’ll Stick Around—Foo Fighters
Abandon—Modern Kin
Night Still Comes—Neko Case
The Seduction (Love Theme)—James Last Band
Whispers and Moans—Crowded House
Square Peg—The Five6
No Trouble—The Weepies
K is for Kelson—Bibio
Feel it All Around—Washed Out
Blackbird—Sam Lee
Walk Awhile—Fairport Convention
Pretty Smart on My Part—Phil Ochs


Banned (By the Man)—Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
What Have You Done for Me Lately—Janet Jackson
Wish I—Jem
The Wire—HAIM
Trouble—Ray LaMontagne
2-Tone Army—The Toasters
For the Turnstiles—Bim Skala Bim
False Positive—Anders Parker
Ooh La La—Faces 


Featuring music from: Bang on a Can All-Stars, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Field Music, Bill Haley & His Comets, Journey, The Lost Generation, Amos Milburn & His Aladdin Chickenshackers, Hugo Montenegro, The Ohio Express, The Shangri-Las, and Squeeze. 

Monday, July 06, 2015

Monday Music Club 7-6-15

Crawlin’—The Clovers
Walking by Myself—Jimmy Rogers
I Walk the Line—Johnny Cash
Sweet Thing (Tell Me That You Love Me)—Rusty & Doug Kershaw
Almost Good—David Seville
Whisper Not—Mel Torme
Sermonette—Della Reese
Sweet Nothins—Brenda Lee
Forty Miles of Bad Road—Duane Eddy
The Clock—The Hi-Tensions
Night Time—Pete Antell
Gypsy Woman—The Impressions
I Call Your Name—The Buckinghams
No Reply—The Beatles
This Empty Place—Ian & the Zodiacs
She’ll Return It—Eric Burdon & the Animals
Shake ‘Em Up and Let ‘Em Roll—Jerry Leiber & the Coasters
Sweet Thing—Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames
The Joker Went Wild—Brian Hyland
By the Time I Get to Phoenix—Glen Campbell
I Like You—Alan Arkin


Gonna Get Along Without You Now—Tracey Day
Say Those Magic Words—The Birds
Pet Sounds—The Beach Boys
I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten—Dusty Springfield
That’s the Way It’s Gonna Be—Lee Mallory
See-Line Woman—Nina Simone
Once I Was—Tim Buckley
I’ll Follow You—Bunky & Jake
Lovin’ You—The Lovin’ Spoonful  
20th Song—The Cryan Shames
Let’s Get Together—The Cryan Shames
San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair)—Scott McKenzie
I’ve Been Hurt—Bill Deal & the Rhondels
Cigarettes and Coffee—Otis Redding
Whisper Words—The Staccatos
Indian Giver—1910 Fruitgum Company
Master Jack—Four Jacks & a Jill
Life is But Nothing—P.P. Arnold


Theme from “Valley of the Dolls”—Dionne Warwick
Beware of Young Girls—Dory Previn
Twenty-Mile Zone (Live)—Dory Previn
Twisted—Joni Mitchell
No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature—The Guess Who
Conversation with a Cop—Fanny
Main Title from “Mannix”—Lalo Schifrin
Love Potion Number Nine—The Coasters
Loving Cup—The Rolling Stones
City of New Orleans—Arlo Guthrie
An Account of Haley’s Comet—John Stewart


Travelers Guide (Spanish Flyer)—The Association
Say That You Love Me—Loudon Wainwright III
I’ll Be Creepin’—Free
I Just Want to Make Love to You—Foghat
Woman from Tokyo—Deep Purple
Nappy Head—War
Summer (The First Time)—Bobby Goldsboro
I Got a Name—Jim Croce
Just Let Me Be—Pilot
Theme from “CHiPs”—Corniche
Let’s Get Married—Al Green  
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds—Elton John
Fly Away—Blackfoot
Animal Speaks—15.60.75 (Numbers Band)
Fate—Jules & the Polar Bears