Sunday, June 23, 2013

The Retro Mix Playlist for 5/18/13: The Bo Diddley Beat

For this show, I featured tunes that used the Bo Diddley Beat  (along with other songs from the 50s through the 90s).

Hour 1

Bo Diddley- Bo Diddley
Lean on Me (Ah-Li-Ayo)- Red Box
I Want Candy- Bow Wow Wow
Sorry Is a Sorry Word- The Temptations
Not Fade Away- Buddy Holly
Hey Little Girl- Dee Clark
Sister Christian- Night Ranger
Love Is a Battlefield- Pat Benatar
Who’s Making Love- Johnnie Taylor

The Guestbook Segment #1:
When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes- Supremes (feat. backup vocals by The Four Tops)

Desire- U2
Charmless Man- Blur
Panic in Detroit- David Bowie
Verdi Cries- 10,000 Maniacs

Hour 2

(Marie’s the Name) His Latest Flame- Elvis Presley
All Around the World- Little Richard
Mona- Bo Diddley
Basket Case- Green Day
Golden Thing- Throwing Muses
Burn Rubber- The Gap Band
Don’t Answer Me- The Alan Parsons Project
Don’t Let Him Go- REO Speedwagon
You Get What You Give- New Radicals

The Guestbook Segment #2:
Mickey’s Monkey- The Miracles (feat. backup vocals Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Martha & the Vandellas, The Temptations, and the Marvelettes)

Kalimba Story- Earth, Wind, and Fire
Magic Bus- The Who
Blood on the Dance Floor- Michael Jackson
Sweet Dreams- Tori Amos
Shame, Shame, Shame- Shirley & Company

Hour 3

New York Groove- Ace Frehley
Closer to the Heart- Rush
Willie and the Hand Jive- The Johnny Otis Show
Vacation- The Go-Gos
Deathwish- The Police
Gypsy Woman- The Impressions
Watch Out Sally!- Diane Renay
Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show- Neil Diamond
The Greatest Thing- Elvis Costello
Screwdriver- The White Stripes
Are You Gonna Go My Way- Lenny Kravitz
Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)- Pam Tillis
The Chain- Fleetwood Mac
Get Me to the World on Time- The Electric Prunes
Windy- The Association
Faith- George Michael

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life) by Pam Tillis

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