Tuesday, June 19, 2007

From the Spin City Archives

Since I won't be hosting Spin City for the next several weeks, I thought I would dig through the archives and post a playlist from the "pre-blog" era. This is from a show I did last November. Because I was competing in an Oldies Trivia contest on Saturday 11/11/06, the following playlist is from a show I did the next day. I used this opportunity as a chance to get out of the 70s and 80s bag and go back even further with a show featuring songs from the 50s and 60s. How many of these tunes do you remember?

Spin City Playlist For 11/12/06

Noon hour

I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night- The Electric Prunes
This Old Heart of Mine- Isley Bros.
I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday- Fats Domino
My Town, My Guy, and Me- Lesley Gore
Time Won't Let Me- The Outsiders
Little Demon- Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Saved- LaVern Baker
My Little Red Book- Love
Suspicious Minds- Elvis Presley

Common Thread segment (Twist tunes):
Teach Me To Twist- Chubby Checker & Bobby Rydell
Twistin' Postman- The Marvelettes
Twistin' the Night Away- Sam Cooke
Twist Twist Senora- Gary "US" Bonds
Bristol Twistin' Annie- The Dovells

Piece of My Heart- Big Brother & the Holding Company
Hey Bulldog- The Beatles
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love- Wilson Pickett
Nothing But Heartaches- The Supremes
Tall Cool One- The Wailers

1 pm hour

I Want Candy- The Strangeloves
Back In the U.S.A.- Chuck Berry
Slow Down- Larry Williams
Right Now and Not Later- The Shangri-Las
She'd Rather Be With Me- The Turtles
In the Basement- Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto
Memphis Soul Stew- King Curtis
Way Down Yonder In New Orleans- Freddy Cannon
Buzz Buzz Buzz- The Hollywood Flames
The Beat Goes On- Sonny & Cher

The Guilty Pleasure of the Week:
Winchester Cathedral- The New Vaudeville Band

I Can Hear Music- The Ronettes
Where Were You On Our Wedding Day?- Lloyd Price
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher- Jackie Wilson
Who Do You Love- The Woolies
My Gal- The Lovin' Spoonful
Crosstown Traffic- The Jimi Hendrix Experience
The First Cut Is the Deepest- P.P. Arnold
Slippin' & Slidin'- Little Richard
Shake A Tail Feather- The Five Du-Tones
Memphis- Lonnie Mack

2 pm hour

You Were On My Mind- The We Five
Theme From the Monkees- The Monkees
For Pete's Sake- The Monkees (song used as the closing theme for their show's 2nd season)
Shake Rattle and Roll- Big Joe Turner
Pucker Up Buttercup- Jr. Walker & the All-Stars
In the Land of Make Believe- Dusty Springfield
Love Is A Beautiful Thing- The Rascals
Chicken Shack Boogie- Amos Milburn
Party Lights- Claudine Clark
Nobody But Me- The Human Beinz

The Greatest Miss of the Week:
Up Down Sue- The Luv'd Ones (an all-female band from Michigan)

Foot Stompin- The Flares
Boogaloo Down Broadway- The Fantastic Johnny C
Hallelujah I Love Her So- Ray Charles
Baby It's You- Smith
Eve of Destruction- Barry McGuire
Can't You See That She's Mine- Dave Clark Five
We're A Winner- The Impressions
Red Hot- Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
Monterey- The Animals

Spin City videos:

I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night- The Electric Prunes

My Little Red Book- Love

Hey Bulldog- The Beatles

Right Now, Not Later- The Shangri-Las

(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher- Jackie Wilson

You Were On My Mind- The We Five

Original Opening Credits From The Monkees Season 1

Up Down Sue- The Luv'd Ones

2 comments:

BookMama said...

I think I know 17 of those songs - there maybe more that I don't recognize by title. Not bad, considering I wasn't born in the 50s or 60s! (I was born in 1970.)

Malcolm: said...

Given that most of these songs are rarely played on the radio, 17 out of 60 isn't a bad average Book Mama. Like you said, if you heard some of these, you might say to yourself "I know that song!"

 
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