Sunday, December 11, 2011

The Retro Mix Playlist For 12/10/11

Show theme: Real oldies from the 50s and 60s (along with holiday tunes from the era as well)

6 pm hour

Jenny Take a Ride- Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
Christmas Time All Over the World- Sammy Davis Jr.
Don’t Be Cruel- Elvis Presley
Big Girls Don’t Cry- The Four Seasons
Sleigh Ride- The Ronettes
Helpless- The Four Tops
Crying in the Chapel- The Orioles
It’s Christmas Time- James Brown
Heart Full of Soul- The Yardbirds
Slippin’ and Slidin’- Little Richard

The Greatest Miss of the Week:
Main Street- Gary Lewis & the Playboys (single did not chart)

Don’t Sleep in the Subway- Petula Clark
Merry Christmas, Baby- Otis Redding
Up, Up and Away- The Fifth Dimension
Could This Be Magic- The Dubs
Shake, Rattle, and Roll- Bill Haley & his Comets
I Wish I Were a Princess- Little Peggy March
We Ain’t Got Nothin’ Yet- The Blues Magoos
You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch- Thurl Ravenscroft
Tell All the People- The Doors

7 pm hour

Jingle Bell Rock- Bobby Helms
I’m Gonna Be a Wheel Someday- Fats Domino
Get Off My Cloud- The Rolling Stones
The Coffee Song- Frank Sinatra
Rock and Roll Music- Chuck Berry
Footsteps on the Roof- The Shangri-Las
Chain Gang- Sam Cooke
It’s No Secret- Jefferson Airplane
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town- The Crystals
Hit the Road Jack- Ray Charles
Runaway- Del Shannon

The Guestbook segment:
Epistle to Dippy- Donovan (song features Jimmy Page on guitar)

Silver Bells- The Supremes
Runaround Sue- Dion
Tijuana Jail- The Kingston Trio
I Fought the Law- The Bobby Fuller Four
The ABC’s of Love- Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
Riu Riu Chiu- The Monkees
New Girl in School- Jan & Dean
Nothing but a Heartache- The Flirtations
Queen of the Hop- Bobby Darin

8 pm hour

Reet Petite- Jackie Wilson
Frosty the Snowman- Brenda Lee
Museum- Herman’s Hermits
Get on Up- The Esquires
You Don’t Know Like I Know- Sam & Dave
Winter Wonderland- Aretha Franklin
Sit with the Guru- The Strawberry Alarm Clock
Breathless- Jerry Lee Lewis
I Got Stung- Elvis Presley
Marshmallow World- Darlene Love
Little Bit O’ Soul- The Music Explosion
Soul and Inspiration- The Righteous Brothers
I’ve Lost Everything I’ve Ever Loved- David Ruffin
Back Door Santa- Clarence Carter
Rave On- Buddy Holly
Somebody Touched Me- Ruth Brown
7 and 7 Is- Love
I Think We’re Alone Now- Tommy James & the Shondells
Take Time to Know Her- Percy Sledge
Book of Love- The Monotones
Sock It to Me Santa- Bob Seger
19th Nervous Breakdown- The Rolling Stones

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: Riu Riu Chiu by The Monkees (followed by a Christmas Message from the cast and crew)


Stagg said...

-Santa Clawz...go straight 2 tha ghetto-{There are 7 wonderz-o-tha 'bout 2 witnez da 8th........JAMES BROWN....!!!!!!!}


Malcolm said...

Stagg: I had never heard that tune before. I just found it on You Tube though... it's pretty damn good!

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