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session 350 -- Anita O'D flips her bird Aug. 5 '11  
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Gene Krupa & His Orch. feat. Anita O'Day: Coppin' A Plea Okeh 6498, 1941 1.9
session 349 -- oh, Rupert July 22 '11  
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The Jam: News Of The World Polydor (UK) 2058 995, 1978; wr. Bruce Foxton
pr. Vic Smith & Chris Parry
4.8
session 348 -- You ain't nothing but a ... July 11 '11  
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1. Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton with Kansas City Bill & Orch.: Hound Dog
2. Betsy Gay: Hound Dog
3. Billy Starr: Hound Dog
4. Charlie Gore & Louie Innis: (You Ain't Nothin' But A Female) Hound Dog
5. Eddie Hazelweood: Hound Dog
6. Jack E. Leonard: Boll Weevil
7. Jack Turner & His Granger County Gang: Hound Dog
8. Rufus Thomas, Jr.: Bear Cat
9. Bill Haley & His Comets: Two Hound Dogs
10. Frank Motley: New Hound Dog
11. Homer & Jethro: Houn' Dawg
12. Little Richard: Hound Dog
13. Jimmy Wilson: Call Me A Hound Dog
14. Mickey Katz & His Orch.: You're A Doity Dog
15. Little Esther: Hound Dog
16. Juanita Moore & The Eugene Jackson Trio: Call Me A Hound Dog
17. Roy Brown: Mr. Hound Dog's In Town
18. Freddie Bell & the Bell Boys: Hound Dog

Hound Dog

1. Peacock 1612, 1952; wr. Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber & Johnny Otis
2. Intro 6070, 1953; feat. Joe Maphis & Merle Travis, gtrs
3. Imp. 8186, 1953
4. King 1212, 1953; wr. Otis, Innis & Mann
5. Intro 6069, 1953
6. from LP Rock And Roll Music For Kids Over Sixteen (Vik 180, 1957)
7. RCA 47-5267, 1953
8. Sun 181, 1953; wr. Sam Phillips
9. Decca 29552, 1955; wr. Bill Haley & Frank Pingatore
10. Big Town 116, 1954; wr. Frank Motley, Jr.
11. RCA Vic. 47-6706, 1956; wr. Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
12. Specialty rehearsal, orig. unrel.
13. Big Town 103, 1953; wr. Robert Geddins
14. Cap. 3607, 1957; wr. Leiber & Stoller
15. Federal 12126, 1953
16. 1953; wr. Robert Geddins
17. King 4627, 1953; wr. Roy Brown
18. Teen 101, 1955

YouTube bonus:
Little Brenda Lee rocks the Dog!

38.3
session 347 -- Donald Jenkins, et al June 19 '11  
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1. Donald & The Daylighters: Wang Dang Dula
2. Donald Jenkins & The Delighters: Elephant Walk
3. Donald Jenkins & The Delighters: Adios (My Secret Love)
4. Donald Jenkins & The Delighters: Somebody Help Me
5. Donald & The Delighters: I've Settled Down
6. Donald Jenkins: A New World Beautiful
7. Donald & The Daylighters: (Native Girl) Elephant Walk
8. The Versalettes: Shining Armor

D.J.

1. Cortland 109, 1962; wr. Donald Jenkins; "A B.C. Prod."
2. Cortland 109 ,1962; wr. Donald Jenkins & Robert Catron
3. Cortland 112, 1963; wr. Robert Catron & Donald Jenkins
4. Cortland 112, 1963; wr. Walter Granger, Donald Jenkins & Ronald Strong; "A B.C. Prod."
5. Cortland 116, 1963; wr. Robert Catron & Donald Jenkins
6. Thomas 806, c.1970; wr. Donald M. Jenkins
7. orig. unrel., rec. c.1962; wr. Donald Jenkins & Robert Catron
8. Witch (Cortland subsid.) 116, 1962; wr. Bob Catron & Donald Jenkins; pr. Ron Strong for B.C. Prod.
23.1
session 346 -- namedroppings June 8 '11  
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1. Jim Ford: The Story Of Elvis Presley
2. The Warner Brothers: Please Mr. Sullivan
3. The Emperors feat. Frankie Adams: Steve Allen
4. The Escos: Thank You Mr. Ballard (For Creating The Twist)
5. Eddy Mitchell: Mr. J.B.
6. Billy Kidd: A Letter To Hayley
7. Tommy Collins: Ernest Tubb 78s
8. Roy Clark: The Lawrence Welk / Hee Haw Counter-Revolution Polka
9. Nosaka Akiyuki: Marilyn Monroe No Return

naming names

1. Drumfire 1, 1960
2. Destination (Chi.) 612, 1965; wr. Juan Guillermo
3. Olimpic 245, 1964; wr. Frankie Adams
4. Federal 12445, 1961; wr. Ballard, Bridge, Redd & Barry; "Attention DJ: These are the cold facts. Hank Ballard composed the song and created the dance ... The Twist"
5. from CD Mr. Eddy (1996, Fr.)
6. Lar Bell (no no.), 1962; wr. Ivan Ulz
7. Music America 106, 1980; wr. Tommy Collins; pr. Curtis Wayne
8. Dot 17426, 1972; wr. Vaughn Horton
9. Japan
31.7
session 345 June 3 '11  
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The Rubber Band: Messin' Up The Mind Of A Young Girl Reprise 0637, 1967; wr. Joe Brooks

two faces of Joe Brooks: >
l: winning Oscar for "You Light Up My Life", 1978
r: under arrest for Rufie violations, 2009

YouTube weirdness, c.1977:
Brooks accomp. Patti Smith singing "You Light Up My Life" on Kids Are People Too TV show

2.0
session 342b May 24 '07  
Added a new "Delia", in a fine version by Dobie Gray and contributed by TD, to session 342 below.
session 344 -- of Melvin, Ruby, and that ol' crazy Asian war May 22 '11  
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Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town:
1. Anglo Saxon
2. Bobby Bare
3. Boots Randolph
4. Carl Perkins
5. Col Joye
6. Dale Hawkins
7. Faron Young
8. Flatt & Scruggs
9. George Hamilton IV
10. George Jones
11. Jerry Reed
12. Johnny Darrell
13. Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
14. Lenny Dee
15. Leonard Nimoy
16. Mel Tillis
17. Nana Mouskouri
18. Nat Stuckey
19. Pavel Bobek
20. Red Sovine
21. Roger Miller
22. Statler Brothers
23. Walter Brennan
24. Waylon Jennings

Ruby responses:
25. Geraldine Stevens: Billy, I've Got To Go To Town
26. Geezinslaw Brothers: Chubby (Please Take Your Love To Town)
27. Bobby Womack: Ruby Dean
28. Joe Hicks: Ruby Dean
29. Dori Helms: Ruby's Answer

take Ruby

wr. Mel Tillis

110.8
session 343 -- My Bonnies May 15 '11  
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The Bonnie Sisters:
1. Cry Baby
2. Broken
3. I Saw Mommy Cha Cha Cha With You Know Who
4. Track That Cat
5. Wandering Heart
6. Shuga Duga
7. Cry Baby (live)

The Scarlets:
8. Cry Baby

go Bonnie

1. Rainbow 328. 1956; wr. Fred Parris & Sylvester Hopkins; with Mickey "Guitar" Baker Orch.
2. Rainbow 328, 1956; with Mickey "Guitar" Baker Orch.
3. Rainbow 328, 1956; with Mickey "Guitar" Baker & Randy Carlos Cha Cha Rhythms
4-5. Rainbow 333, 1956
6. Rainbow 344, 1956
7. live, Alan Freed XMas show, c.1955 (incl. AF intro); wr. Fred Parris & Sylvester Hopkins
8. Red Robin 135, 1955; wr. Fred Parris & Sylvester Hopkins; orig. version; more on The Scarlets

not really sisters

15.0
session 342 -- Delia Apr. 20 '11  
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1. Reese Dupree: One More Rounder Gone
2. Blind Willie McTell: Delia
3. Acker Bilk & His Paramount Jazz Band: Delia Gone
4. Pat Boone: Delia Gone
5. Johnny Cash: Delia's Gone
6. The Kingston Trio: One More Round
7. Bobby Bare: Delia's Gone
8. Blind Willie McTell: Little Delia
9. Waylon Jennings: Delia's Gone
10. Bob Dylan: Delia
11. Johnny Cash: Delia's Gone

bonus late addition:
12. Dobie Gray: Delia

exhume poor Delia

1. Okeh 8127, 1924; wr. N.E. Perkins & Reese Dupree
2. rec. John & Ruby Lomax. Atlanta, 11-5-40 (4070-A-2 Library of Congress)
3. from EP Mr. Acker Bilk Requests (Pye (UK) NJE1070, 1958); wr. Blind Blake
4. Dot 16122, 1960
5. from LP The Sound Of Johnny Cash (Col. 8602, 1962); wr. Karl Silbersdorf & Dick Toops; pr. Don Law & Frank Jones
6. Cap. 4951, 1963
7. RCA 47-8699, 1965
8. orig. unrel.; rec. Atlanta (c.10-49) for Atlantic Records
9. RCA 74-0157, 1969; wr. Tommy Jennings & Waylon Jennings
10. from CD World Gone Wrong (Col. 57590, 1993); pr. Bob Dylan
11. from CD American Recordings (American Recordings 74321236852, 1994); pr. Rick Rubin; wr. Cash, Silbersdorf & Toops
12. Stripe 829, c.1961; courtesy TD

live on TV:
Bud & Travis, on Hugh Hefner's Playboy's Penthouse
Johnny Cash, on The Johnny Cash Show (8-30-69)

the true story of Delia

for M&GS

39.9
session 341 Apr. 15 '11  
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1. George Bean: It Should Be You
2. George Bean: Will You Be My Lover Tonight
3. George Bean: Er Um Er
4. George Bean & The Runners: Why Must They Criticize
5. George Bean Group: Jerusalem
6. George Bean Group: Onward Christian Soldiers
7. George Bean: The Candy Shop Is Closed

G.B.

1-2. Decca (UK) F 11808, 1964; wr. Mick Jagger & Keith Richards (one of these two = first Jagger & Richards composition); pr. Andrew Loog Oldham
3. Decca (UK) F 11922, 1964
4. Decca (UK) F 12228, 1965; incl. Sonny & Cher ref.
5-6. from OST LP Privilege (Uni 73005, 1967); pr. & arr. Mike Leander
7. CBS (UK) 2801, 1967; wr. Mark London & George Bean; pr. Mark London

George Bean >

19.6
session 340 - "Not An Original Artist Recording" Apr. 2 '11  
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1. Let The Good Times Roll
2. I Wuz Wrong
3. Cum On Feel The Noize
4. Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me
5. Look Wot You Dun
6. How D'You Ride
7. I Don' Mind
8. Keep On Rockin'
9. Mama Weer All Crazee Now
10. Take Me Back 'Ome
11. Look At Last Night
12. Gudby't Jane

feel the noize

sounds quite a bit like The Slade 52.9
session 339 -- In The Big Inning Apr. 1 '11  
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1. Mel Allen: This Week In Baseball goes punk
2. Frankie Yankovic: Play Ball
3. Doris Knoll with Miriam Schatz: Ladies Day At The Ball Game
4. Tommy Swanson, His Guitar & The Sound Men: Baseball
5. Harry Kari & His Six Saki Sippers: Nishimoto At The Bat
6. Gene Wisniewski & His Harmony Bells Orch.: Baseball Polka
7. Johnny Prytko & His Connecticut Hi-Tones: Yastrzemski Hop Polka
8. Sig Sakowicz: Polish Baseball Power
9. Sammy Madden & His Orch. with The Marlene Sisters: Our Milwaukee Braves Polka
10. Lew Burdette: Three Strikes And You're Out

b'r up!

1. show intro, c.1978
2. Col. 39327, 1951
3. Knoll 12034, c.1963; wr. Doris Knoll; courtesy TA
4. Pioneer 6622, c.1965
5. Cap. 2516, 1953
6. Dana 3210; courtesy JF
7. from LP Play Pennant-Winning Songs, 1967
8. Mishawaka 1702, c.1970
9. Star 1036, c.1953; wr. Steve & Irene Andrejka and Roy Jacobson
10. Dot 15672, 1957
31.6
session 338 -- Logrolling In Our Time March 26 '11  
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VU cops Dylan:
1. Velvet Underground: Prominent Men

Dylan cops VU:
2. Bob Dylan: Desolation Row

1. demo, rec. NYC, July 1965; wr. Lou Reed & John Cale; orig. rel. in Peel Slowly And See (1995)
2. Highway 61 Revisited alt. tk., rec. NYC, July 1965; wr. Bob Dylan; orig. rel. in The Bootleg Series, vol. 7: No Direction Home (2005); bs Harvey Brooks, ld gtr Al Kooper

< Barbara Rubin with Bob Dylan (l);
Barbara Rubin with Lou Reed (r)

3.4
8.4
session 337 -- Johnny Preston March 23 '11  
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Johnny Preston: Cradle Of Love Mercury 71598, 1960
wr. Fautheree & Gray
3.2
session 336 -- The Love Song Of Maynard G. Krebs March 21 '11  
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Jean Shepard: He Plays The Bongo (I Play The Banjo) Cap., 1964
wr. Betty Amos
2.9
session 335 -- debate topic: Connie Francis March 17 '11  
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proposal:
1. Rod McKuen: Celebrity Twist
2. Dinah Lee: You Don't Talk About Love
3. Danny & The Juniors: Twistin' All Night Long
4. Clay Cole: Teenage Heaven
5. Buddy Greco: Ooh Baby
6. The Accents: A Hundred Wailin' Cats

rebuttal:
7. Connie Francis: Freddy
8. Connie Francis: Frankie
9. Connie Francis: Valentino
10. Connie Francis: Teddy
11. Connie Francis: Hollywood
12. Connie Francis: Will You Still Be Mine

consider the evidence

1. Spiral 1407, 1961; wr. Rod McKuen & Gladys Shelley
2. Viking (N.Z.) 151, 1964
3. Swan 4092, 1961
4. orig. unrel.
5. Herald 545, 1959
6. Jive 888, 1962
7. MGM 12015, 1055; wr. Gisela Günther, Peter Pan, Sheldon Harnick & Steven Kirk; orch. cond. Glenn Osser
8. MGM 12793, 1959
9. MGM (UK) 1060, 1960; wr. Millett; orch. & chorus cond. Gus Levene
10. MGM 12878, 1960
11. MGM 13039, 1961
12. from LP A New Kind Of Connie (MGM 4253, 1964); arr. Marty Paich; pr. Danny Davis
35.1
session 334 March 2 '11  
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Eddie Kirkland: I Love You 1.9
session 333 -- WTF? moment Feb. 21 '11  
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Mildred Bailey & Her Orch.: St. Louis Blues Vocalion 4801, 1938
wr. W.C. Handy
3.7
session 332 -- oh Backus, you've done it again! Feb. 16 '11  
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1. Jim Backus & Friend, with Appleknocker & His Group; Delicious!
2. Jim Backus, wtih Mort Garson & His Group: I Need A Vacation
3. Jim Backus: Why Don't You Go Home For XMas
4. Jim Backus: Cave Man
5. Jim Backus & Daws Butler: I Was A Teenage Reindeer
6. Jim Backus: The Office Party
7. Jim Backus: Dirty Old Man
8. Jim Backus: Frigid
9. Jim Backus: "screaming incompetent"

indulge in a Backanal

1. Jubilee 5330, 1958; wr. Buddy Kaye & Mort Garson
2. Jubilee 5330, 1958; wr. Mort Garson & Bob Hilliard
3. Jubilee 5351, 1958; wr. Sherm Feller
4. Jubilee 5351, 1958; wr. B. Kaye & L. Carr; musical dir. Billy Rock
5-6. Dico 101, 1959
7-8. Doré 899, 1974

for Donna Lethal and Rusty Belts

23.4
session 331 Feb. 14 '11  
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The Carlos Brothers: Little Cupid Del-Fi 4118, 1959
wr. Patricio Antoniano & Juan Carlos
2.8
session 330 -- Race Riot Feb. 13 '11  
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1. Alice Moore: Black And Evil Blues
2. Hank Penny: Strong Black Man
3. Dick Kent: On Blackness
4. Hal Cass: Great Change In '68
5. Bernie Hayes: Tribute To A Black Woman (pt. 1)
6. Marion Black: Listen Black Brother
7. Roy Budd: Black Is Beautiful
8. Dick Jenkins with The Voices Of Faith: It's About Time
9. Karmello Brooks: Black Is Beautiful
10. Jim Ingram: Black Woman
11. Montague: I Too Am An American
12. Bernie Hayes: Tribute To A Black Woman (pt. 2)

Black Is Beautiful

1. 1929; wr. Alice Moore
2. Wasp 126; wr. Hank Penny
3. MSR 2255, c.1976; wr. Victor Gadsden
4. Prec. 5361, c.1968
5. Volt 4032, 1970; wr. Bernie Hayes, William H. Allen & Jack Murray
6. Prix (Col. OH) 7201, 1972; wr. M. Black; pr. Clem Price & George D. Beter; arr. J.I. Griffins
7. from Stone Killer (film sdtk.), 1973; wr. Roy Budd; thanks JB
8. Nasco 032, 1974; wr. Richard Withers
9. acetate, TRO studio
10. Drumbeat (Det.) 100, 1974; wr. Jim Ingram
11. Minit 32035, 1968; pr. Ed Wright
12. Volt 4032, 1970; wr. Bernie Hayes, William H. Allen & Jack Murray
52.8
session 329 -- 4 x Bledsoe Feb. 8 '11  
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1. Steve Bledsoe & The Blue Jays: Peabody's Tomb
2. Steve Bledsoe: Dumb Dumb Bunny
3. Steve Bledsoe (Astro-Nut): (The Moon Is Made Of) Green Cheese
4. Steve Bledsoe: (The Gal's On) Highway 41

get some Bledsoe

1. Scope 1961, 1958; wr. Lauere, Anson & Jasen
2-3. Witch 102, 1961; wr. Bill Erman
3. Nik-Nik (Pittsburgh) 74, 1974; wr. Nick Cenci, Nick Kasel & Mike Kalina; pr. Nik/Nik Prod.
4. Kahill 1052, 1965

arigato HS

11.1
session 328 -- Barry ... John Barry Feb. 4 '11  
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Midnight Cowboy:
1. Martin Denny
2. Johnny Mathis
3. The Bar-Kays
4. André Kostelanetz & His Orch.
5. Ray Conniff & The Singers
6. John Barry

plus:
7. John Barry & His Orch.: Beat For Beatniks
8. John Barry & His Orch.: Blues For Beatniks
9. John Barry Seven: Iron Horse
10. John Barry Seven & Orch.: The Human Jungle
11. John Barry Seven & Orch.: Onward, Christian Spacemen

Barry good

1. Liberty 56126, 1969; wr. John Barry
2. Col. 45022, 1969; wr. John Barry & Jack Gold
3. Volt 4019;, 1969 wr. John Barry
4. from LP I'll Never Fall In Love Again (Col. 9998, 1970); wr. John Barry & Jack Gold
5. from LP Bridge Over Troubled Water (Col. 1022, 1970); wr. John Barry & Jack Gold; pr. Jack Gold; arr. & cond. Ray Gonniff
6. CBS (UK) 4468, 1969; wr. & pr. John Barry

7. Col. (UK) 4446, 1960; wr. Barry
8. from LP Beat Girl (orig. sdtk.; Col. (UK) 1225, 1960); wr. Barry
9. 1961
10. Col. (UK) 7003, 1963; wr. Ebbinghouse (TV show title theme)
11. Col. (UK) 7003, 1963; wr. John Barry

40.6
session 327 -- you turn my head around Feb. 2 '11  
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1. Tommy Scott & Scotty Lee: The Exorcism
2. Mort Garson: Exorcism
3. Albee & Friends: Hexorcist World Premiere
4. Simon Stokes: Captain Howdy

in the name of Linda Blair I beseech thee

1. Katona BC-100, 1975
2. from LP Black Mass/Lucifer (Uni 73111, 1971); wr. Mort Garson; dir. Dave Williams; pr. Patchicord Productions
3. Nik-Nik (Pittsburgh) 74, 1974; wr. Nick Cenci, Nick Kasel & Mike Kalina; pr. Nik/Nik Prod.
4. Casablanca 0007, 1974; wr. Simon Stokes; pr. Kenny Kerner & Richie Wise

can by Warhol >

19.8
session 326 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) Jan. 22 '11  
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The Music Machine: Dark White orig. unrel.; wr. Sean Bonniwell
from LP Best Of The Music Machine (Rhino 119, 1984)
diff. (better!) version than one in common circ.
6.3
session 325 -- Don Kirshner, songwriter Jan. 20 '11  
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Bobby Darin & The Jaybirds: Timber Decca 29883, 1956
wr. Bobby Darin, Don Kirshner & George M. Shaw
chorus & orch. dir. Jack Pleis

<< Bobby Darin
< Don Kirshner

1.5
session 324 -- A Walk Through The Dukedom Jan. 14 '11  
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1. Gene Chandler: Duke Of Earl
2. The Pearlettes: Duchess Of Earl
3. Bobbie Smith & The Dreamgirls: Duchess Of Earl
4. The Upfronts: I Stopped The Duke Of Earl
5. The Conquerors: Duchess Conquer Duke
6. Cornell Campbell: Duke Of Earl
7. Dorothy Berry: The Girl Who Stopped The Duke Of Earl
8. Ken Boothe: Duke Of Earl
9. Rod McKuen: Oliver Twist Meets The Duke Of Oil
10. Tommy McCook & The Aggrovators: Duke Of Earl
11. Dipsy & The Doodles: The Duke Of Nothin'
12. The Roulettes: Archibald The Second, The Duke Of Nothing
13. The Duke Of Earl: Walk On With The Duke

enter the Dukedom

1. Vee Jay 416, 1961; wr. Bernie Williams, Earl Edwards & Eugene Dixon (aka Gene Chandler)
2. Vee Jay 435, 1962
3. Big Top 3100, 1962
4. Lummtone 107, 1962
5. Lupine 108, 1962
6. Horse (UK) 68, 1975; pr. Bunny Lee & Delroy Wilson; wr. Bernie Williams, Earl Edwards & Eugene Dixon
7. Little Star 111, 1962; wr. Ron Barrett & Richard Berry; arr. Jack Nitzsche
8. wr. Bernie Williams, Earl Edwards & Eugene Dixon
9. Jubilee 5420, 1962; wr. Rod McKuen & Gladys Shelly; pr. Don Costa Prod.
10. wr. Bernie Williams, Earl Edwards & Eugene Dixon
11. May 134, 1963
12. Angle 1001, 1963
13. Vee Jay 440, 1962; aka Gene Chandler
35.7
session 323 -- True Glen Dec. 24 '10  
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Glen Campbell: True Grit Cap. 2573, 1969
wr. Elmer Bernstein & Donald Black
3.5
session 322 -- Elvis Presley Plays The Fool (Sometimes) Dec. 17 '10  
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Elvis Presley:
1. Fool Fool Fool
2. Love Me
3. (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I
4. Can't Help Falling In Love With You
5. Fools Fall In Love
6. The Fool
7. Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)
8. If I'm A Fool (For Loving You)
9. Fool

fool around with Elvis

1. from KDVA Cotton Club radio show (Lubbock TX, 1-6-55); wr. A Nugetre (aka Ahmet Ertegun)
2. RCA EPA-992, 1956; wr. Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
3. RCA 47-7506, 1959; wr. Bill Trader
4. RCA 47-7968, 1961; wr. Luigi Creatore, Hugo Perettti & George David Weiss
5. RCA 47-9056, 1967; wr. Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
6. from LP Elvis Country (RCA 4671, 1971); wr. Naomi Ford (aka Lee Hazlewood)
7. from LP Elvis Now (RCA 4460, 1972); wr. Johnny Mercer & Rube Bloom
8. from LP Let's Be Friends (RCA Camden 2408, 1972); wr. Stan Kesler
9. RCA 74-0910, 1973; wr. Carl Sigman & James Last

for Downa

29.3
session 321 -- World's Most Misguided Version of "Gloomy Sunday" Dec. 12 '10  
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Miss Toni Fisher: Gloomy Sunday from LP The Big Hurt (Signet WP 509, 1960)
pr. Wayne Shanklin; wr. Reszô Seress (m) & Sam M. Lewis (w)

courtesy TA

Fisher & Shanklin at "G.S." session (click to enlarge) >

3.6
session 320 -- Dinning is served Nov. 23 '10  
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1. Dinning Sisters: You're A Character, Dear
2. Jean Dinning: My Boy Friend
3. Mark Dinning: The Pickup
4. Sherry Dinning: Obion Bottom Land

come and get it

1. from 10" LP The Dinning Sisters (Cap. 318, 1952); with Jack Fascinato & His Orch.; wr. Fascinato & Elliot
2. Cha Cha (Chi.) 727, c.1962; with Dick Marx & His Orch.; wr. B. Owens, R. Lewis & J. Dinning
3. MGM 13061, 1962; wr. Helen Carter (of the Carter Sisters)
4. SSS Int'l. 757, 1968; wr. & pr. Fred Burch
10.3
session 319 -- The House Song Oct. 29 '10  
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1. Waylon Jennings
2. Scott Walker
3. Tom Jones
4. Suzi Jane Hokom & Virgil Warner
5. Goldie Hawn
6. Lee Hazlewood
7. Peter, Paul & Mary

it's been good to me, if it's been good for you

1. from LP Cedartown Georgia (RCA 4567, 1971); pr. Danny Davis
2. from LP We Had It All (CBS (UK) 80254, 1974); pr. Del Newman
3. from LP Help Yourself (Parrot 71025, 1968)
4. LHI 1214, 1968
5. from LP Goldie (Reprise 2061, 1972); arr. Nick DeCaro
6. Reprise 0699, 1968; pr. Lee Hazlewood (in assoc. with Jack Robinson); p Don Randi
7. W.B. 7092, 1967; pr. Albert B. Grossman & Milt Okun

wr. Noel Stookey & Robert Bannard

38.8
session 318 -- The Mick loses it Oct. 24 '10  
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Mickey Rooney: Alimony Blues King 1296
wr. Mickey Rooney

courtesy TA

3.2
session 317 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) Oct. 19 '10  
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1. Bill Kimbrough & The Townsmen: Chantilly Lace Cha-Cha

B-side bonus:
2. Bill Kimbrough & The Townsmen: Egg Head

1-2. D 1053, 1959

for Guy L.

1.4
1.4
session 316 -- Party Time Songs For Kiddies Oct. 17 '10  
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The Hollywood Orch. & Chorus:
1. Monkey Doodle Doo
2. The Happy Clocks
3. The City Mouse And The Country Mouse
4. Mother Goose Songs
5. Mama's Little Helper
6. Poola Does The Hula
7. Three Wise Monkeys
8. Looby Lou
9. The Sound Effects Man
10. The Circus Train
11. Traffic Light
12. Dan The Brakeman

the whole megillah

Tops L1643

cover image courtesy LP Cover Lover

43.7
session 315 -- jumping the shark of music Oct. 15 '10  
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Frank Lyndon: Fonzie Meets Kotter's Sweathogs (At The School Dance) Strawberry 101, 1976
(FL = member of post-Dion Belmonts)

courtesy TA

5.0
session 314b Oct. 4 '10  
Added the fine, fun B-side to the American Teens' "Greatest Record Ever" below.
session 315 -- the call-up Sept. 27 '10  
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1. The Four Preps: More Money For You And Me
2. The Barron-Knights with Duke D'Mond: Call Up The Groups
3. The Four Preps: The Big Draft

the load-down

1. Cap. 4599, 1961; wr. Bruce Belland & Glen Larson
2. Col. (UK) 7317, 1964; wr. Rapee & Pollack; Clark & Smith; Russell & Medley; Bono & Nitzsche; Mitch Murray; Lennon & McCartney
3. Cap. 4716, 1962; wr. Bruce Belland & Glen Larson
14.3
session 314 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) Sept. 24 '10  
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1. The American Teens: Shake Shake Baby

B-side bonus:
2. The American Teens: A Brand New Love

1. Swan 4246, 1966; wr. F.L. Wray Sr.; pr. Ray Vernon
2. Swan 4246, 1966; pr. Ray Vernon
3.4
1.8
session 313 -- "Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind" Sept. 20 '10  
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1. Dick & Dee Dee
2. Vashti
3. The Rolling Stones

stick it

1. W.B. 5627, 1965
2. Decca (UK) F 12157, 1965 live-ish on Shindig!
3. orig. unrel., rec. 1964, rel. 1975; actually Mick with session players

< wr. Keith Richard(s) & Mick Jagger

4.9
session 312 -- Chalypso with your chicken! Sept. 12 '10  
artist: title notes file size
1. The Quarter Notes: Record Hop Blues
2. The Tielman Brothers: Record Hop
3. Carl Perkins: Rockin' Record Hop
4. The Gorman Sisters: Sock Hop
5. The Morgan Twins: TV Hop
6. Andy Martin: Record Hop Tonight
7. The Ravens: Rockin' At The Record Hop
8. Bob Grady: Granny Tops 'Em At The Hop
9. Nick Todd: At The Hop
10. Bill Carey: Record Hop
11. Sonny Stafford: Record Hop Blues
12. The Five Du-Tones: Outside The Record Hop (Trying To Get In)
13. Tom Scott: Record Hop

hop on it

1. Wizz 715, 1959; wr. Anthony Sperry
2. Imperial (NL) HI 1026, 1959
3. orig. unrel. (rec. for Columbia), 1958
4. Joy 222, 1958
5. RCA 47-7300, 1958
6. Chancellor 1010, 1958
7. orig. unrel. (rec. for Jubilee), c.1956
8. Chart 528596, 1959; wr. David A. Brown
9. Dot 15675, 1957; wr. John Madara, David White & Arthur Singer (NT is brother of Pat Boone)
10. Coral 61658, 1956
11. Blue Moon 416, 1960
12. One-derful 4836, 1965; wr. & pr. H. Burrage & M. Higgins
13. Hep 2140, 1958
28.1
session 311b -- "Hanky Panky" more Sept. 8 '10  
artist: title notes file size
9. Pablo Ponce Four
10. Neil Diamond
11. Tony Roman
12. The Mojo Men
13. Definitive Rock Chorale
14. The Rivieras
15. The Sonics
16. Tony Roman

nicer & slower

1. Guyden 2129, 1967
2. from LP The Feel Of Neil Diamond (Bang 214, 1966); pr. Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry
3 & 8. Canusa (Quebec) 307, 1966 (two versions)
4. Reprise 0486, 1966 (as "Do The Hanky Panky")
5. Philips 40529, 1968 (as "Variations On A Theme Called Hanky Panky")
6. from LP Campus Party (Riviera 701, 1965);
7. orig. unrel.

wr. Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry

for Chester! >

21.6
session 311a -- "Hanky Panky" everyhow Sept. 4 '10  
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1. The Raindrops
2. Nancy Sit
3. The Summits
4. Rita Chao & The Quests
5. Tommy James & The Shondells
6. The Bunnies
7. Freddy Cannon
8. Dutch Beat College

nice & slow

1. Jubilee 5466, 1963 (voc Greenwich & Barry)
2. Hong Kong, 1967
3. Harmon 1017, 1963 (also Rust 5072, 1964)
4. Singapore
5. Snap 102, 1964 (also Roulette 4686, 1966)
6. Japan
7. from CD His Latest And Greatest (BMG 5402, 1991)
8. Netherlands

wr. Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry

27.4
session 310 -- Norman Luboff confronts Willie Dixon Aug. 31 '10  
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Norman Luboff Choir:
1. I Just Want To Make Love To You
2. Crazy For My Baby
3. I'm Ready

get your Norm on

from LP Blues Right Now (RCA 3312)
all wr. Willie Dixon

courtesy TA

10.3
session 309 -- Doles Dickens on Dot Aug. 20 '10  
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Doles Dickens Band with The DeCosta Choir:
Piakukaungcung (Pie-Ah-Coo-Ka-Ung-Chung)
Our Melody
Dot 15745, 1958
both wr. Lincoln Chase

courtesy TA

D.D. >

1.8
4.1
session 307b -- one more for the road Aug. 19 '10  
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Bobby Hebb: Sunny '76 Laurie 3638, 1976; wr. Bobby Hebb 5.6
session 307 -- The "Sunny" Variations Aug. 12 '10  
artist: title notes file size
1. Booker T. & The MGs
2. Richard Anthony
3. Dusty Springfield
4. Chris Montez
5. Robert Mitchum
6. John Schroeder Orch.
7. April Stevens
8. Mood Mosaic
9. Stan Kenton
10. Moms Mabley
11. Del Shannon
12. Herbie Mann with Tamiko Jones
13. Lady Nelson & The Lords
14. Wolfman Jack
15. Norm Burns Trio
16. Anita O'Day
17. Chaquito
18. Jimmy Smith
19. Cher

get 'em all

< wr. Bobby Hebb

thanks JB

78.2
session 306 -- Little Miss Sister Ann Aug. 6 '10  
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1. Margaret Lewis: Raggedy Ann
2. Myles & Dupont: Loud Mouth Annie
3. Little Richard: Miss Ann (v.1)
4. Joel Mathis: Little Orphan Annie
5. Charlie Rich: Raggedy Anne
6. Greenwood County Singers: Anne
7. Jimmy Knight & The Knight's Of Rhythm (feat. Henry "Mojo" Thompson): Little Ann
8. The Champions: Annie Met Henry
9. MC5: Sister Anne
10. Q65: Ann
11. Gene Norman: Snaggle Tooth Ann
12. The Stooges: Ann (v.1)
13. Little Richard: Annie Is Back
14. The Four J's: Raggedy Ann
15. The Midnights: Annie Pulled A Humbug
16. Wailing Bethea & The Cap-Tans: Annie Penguin
17. Little Richard: Miss Ann (v.2)
18. Glen Campbell: Ann
19. The Ramones: Go Home Ann
20. Frank Roberts: Miss Ann
21. The Stooges: Ann (v.2)

get 'em all

1. Cap. 5185, 1964
2. Argo 5326, 1959
3. Specialty 606, 1957
4. Chart 5217, 1974
5. Epic 10358, 1968
6. Kapp 623; wr. Billy Edd Wheeler; group incl. C. Carson Parks (wr. "Somethin' Stupid") & Van Dyke Parks
7. Phynk (Phx. AZ) 1753, 1962
8. Chart 602, 1954
9. from LP High Time (Atlantic 8285, 1971); wr. Fred Smith; pr. Geoffrey Haslam & MC5
10. Philips (Netherlands) 6817052, 1966
11. Snag 101, 1959
12. from LP The Stooges (Elektra 74051, 1969); wr. David M. Alexander, Ronald Asheton, Scott Asheton & James Osterberg; pr. John Cale
13. alt. tk. of Specialty 692, 1964
15. Music City 746, 1954
16. Hawkeye 0430, 1962
17. alt. tk. of tr. 3 above
18. from LP Wichita Lineman (Cap. 103, 1968); wr. Billy Edd Wheeler; arr. & pr. Al DeLory
19. Beggars Banquet 140T (12" 45); wr. Dee Dee Ramone & Mitch Leigh; pr. Ed Stasium; mx. Lemmy
20. Bolo or Seafair Records (?)
21. alt. tk. of tr. 12 above

for Suzy, Donna, Cindy, Ann & Anne

78.2
session 305 -- And The Trouble With Me Is You (versions) July 16 '10  
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1. Bernadette Peters
2. Susan Rewis
3. Linda Flavell
4. Judy Stone

DL

1. ABC 10726, 1965
2. Col. 43777, 1966; pr. Bob Johnston
3. Decca (UK) F 12312, 1966
4. ATA (Austral.) 1755, 1967

wr. Kenny Young & Artie Resnick

further info: PopArchivesAu

< Kenny Young (l)
Artie Resnick (r, with Bobby Darin) >

9.9
session 304 -- Pat & Lolly Vegas July 3 '10  
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The Avantis:
1. Gypsy Surfer
2. Wax 'Em Down

The Sharks:
3. Big Surf
4. Spookareno

Pat & Lolly Vegas:
5. Boom Boom Boom (Radda-Dadda-Da)
6. Don't You Remember
7. Write Me Baby Please
8. Marci-Parci Quetzal
9. Walk On (Right Out Of My Life)
10. Let's Get It On
11. Any Old Time

come and get your love

1-2. Chancellor 1144 (& Astra 1006), 1963; wr. Pat Vegas
3-4. Sapien 1003, c.1963; wr. Ken Jenkins & Pat Vegas
5. Reprise 20199, 1963; wr. Pat Vegas & Stanley Unno
6. Apogee 101, 1964; wr. Pat & Lolly Vegas
7. Apogee 107, 1964; wr. Elaine Corlett
8. Apogee 107; wr. Bono, Greene & Stone
9-10. Mercury 72509, 1965; wr. Pat & Lolly Vegas
11. from LP At The Haunted House (Mercury 21059, 1966); wr. Pat & Lolly Vegas; pr. Leon Russell & Snuff Garrett

Pat & Lolly [or is it Lolly & Pat?] Vegas >

31.4
session 303 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) July 1 '10  
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Sugar Boy & His Cane Cutters: Overboard Checker 783, 1953; wr. James Crawford

< James "Sugar Boy" Crawford

1.7
session 302 -- Slop Gun June 26 '10  
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Charles The Bartender: Satisfaction courtesy Donna Lethal 5.1
session 301 -- Ronnie Dio June 25 '10  
artist: title notes file size
Ronnie Dio & The Prophets:
1. Do The Oop-Poo-Pah-Doo
2. Love Pains
3. Swingin' Street
4. Gonna Make It Alone
5. An Angel Is Missing
6. Will You Love Me Tomorrow
7. Ten Days With Brenda
8. Walking In Different Circles

get 'em all

1. Atl. 2145, 1962; wr. Jessie Hill
2. Atl. 2145, 1962; wr. Ronald Padavona (aka Ronnie Dio)
3. Lawn 218, 1963; wr. & pr. Feldman, Goldstein & Gottehrer
4. Lawn 218, 1963; wr. Feldman, Goldstein, Gottehrer & DiMucci; pr. Feldman, Goldstein & Gottehrer
5. Seneca 102, 1960 (as Ronnie Dio & The Red Caps); wr. Ballard & Tobias
6. Swan, 1962; orig. unrel.; wr. Goffin & King
7. Parkway 143, 1967; wr. R. Padavona & N. Pantas; "A Valex Prod."
8. Parkway 143, 1967; wr. Larry Weiss & Scott English; "A Valex & RDP Prod."
19.2

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