Sunday, April 15, 2012

The Retro Mix Playlist for 4/14/12: Spotlight on Songs About Money

Show theme: The 60s, 70s, and 80s with a spotlight on songs about money

The 60s  at 6

Taxman- The Beatles
Around and Around- The Animals
Money- Barrett Strong
Nothing but a Heartache- The Flirtations
Busted- Ray Charles
Soul Deep- The Box Tops
Hungry- Paul Revere & the Raiders
In the Ghetto- Elvis Presley
Attack- The Toys
If I Were a Rich Man- Roger Whittaker
Calendar Girl- Neil Sedaka

The Greatest Miss of the Week:
That’s the Tune- The Vogues (peaked at #99 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1966)

Money- The Lovin’ Spoonful
Po’ Folks- Bill Anderson
Blue Moon- The Marcels
Money’s My Problem- Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
I Am a Rock- Simon & Garfunkel
Israelites- Desmond Dekker & the Aces
Do Right Woman, Do Right Man- Aretha Franklin
You Never Give Me Your Money- The Beatles

The 70s at 7

For the Love of Money- The Ojays
Ebony Eyes- Stevie Wonder
Take the Money and Run- Steve Miller
Money, Money, Money- ABBA
(The System of) Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether- The Alan Parsons Project
Free Money- Patti Smith
Destitute and Losin’- Grand Funk Railroad
You’re the First, the Last, My Everything- Barry White
Rich Girl- Hall & Oates
Slippery When Wet- The Commodores
Life’s Been Good- Joe Walsh
Thirteen- Big Star
Money- Pink Floyd
Goin’ Up in Smoke- Eddie Kendricks

The 80s at 8

She Works Hard for the Money- Donna Summer
Is This Really the First Time- JoBoxers
Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money)- Pet Shop Boys
The Big Money- Rush
Human Nature- Michael Jackson
Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ on but the Rent- Gwen Guthrie
Money’s Too Tight to Mention- Simply Red
What I Like About You- The Romantics
Material Girl- Madonna
Money Changes Everything- Cyndi Lauper
I Don’t Mind at All- Bourgeouis Tagg
Hard Times- Run DMC
I Wanna Be Rich- Calloway
How to Be a Millionaire- ABC

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: She Works Hard for the Money by Donna Summer

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