Saturday, August 27, 2011

The Retro Mix Playlist For 8/26/11

 Show theme: The 60s, 70s, and 80s, with a spotlight on songs about walking and running in honor of the Crim Festival of Races (an annual event which takes place in downtown Flint)

6 pm hour: The 60s at 6

Nowhere to Run- Martha & the Vandellas
Mr. Sun Mr. Moon- Paul Revere & the Raiders
She’s About a Mover- The Sir Douglas Quintet
Tighten Up- Archie Bell & the Drells
Run Baby Run- The Newbeats
My Boyfriend’s Back- The Angels
Walking to New Orleans- Fats Domino
The Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde- Georgie Fame
Run for Your Life- The Beatles
Pleasant Valley Sunday- The Monkees
Pop Pop Pop Pie- The Sherrys

The Greatest Miss of the Week:
Keep on Running- The Spencer Davis Group (only peaked at #76 on the Billboard Hot 100)

What’s New Pussycat- Tom Jones
Don’t Look Back- The Temptations
Build Me Up Buttercup- The Foundations
Twenty Miles- Chubby Checker
Walking in the Rain- The Ronettes
You Don’t Have to Walk in the Rain- The Turtles
Kind of a Drag- The Buckinghams
Grazing in the Grass- The Friends of Distinction
Quick Joey Small (Run Joey Run)- The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus

7 pm hour: The 70s at 7

Runnin’ with the Devil- Van Halen
Flying High- The Commodores
We Are Family- Sister Sledge
Walk This Way- Aerosmith
Walk Away from Love- David Ruffin
Coconut- Harry Nilsson
The Chain- Fleetwood Mac

On the Flip Side:
Run Through the Jungle- CCR (B-side to Up Around the Bend)

The Diary of Horace Wimp- ELO
Walking in Rhythm- The Blackbyrds
Knock on Wood- Amii Stewart
Run to Me- The Bee Gees
Walk on the Wild Side- Lou Reed
Born to Run- Bruce Springsteen
My Little Lady- Bloodstone

8 pm hour: The 80s at 8

Walk Like an Egyptian- The Bangles
Chant No. 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)- Spandau Ballet
Sign O’ the Times- Prince
Run to You- Bryan Adams
The Love Parade- The Dream Academy
Walking in L.A.- Missing Persons
When I Think of You- Janet Jackson
Walk of Life- Dire Straits
Solid- Ashford & Simpson (in honor of Nick Ashford, who died on 8/22 at the age of 69)
Valley Road- Bruce Hornsby & the Range
Tempted- Squeeze
Running Up That Hill- Kate Bush
I Ran- A Flock of Seagulls

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: Don't Look Back by The Temptations


Anonymous said...

Walkin' 2 Nawlinz by Fats is 1 of the coolist ov all time!!


Malcolm said...

Stagg: It's hard to go wrong with Fats!

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