Sunday, December 22, 2013

The Retro Mix Playlist for 12/21/13


Show theme: The 60s, 70s, and 80s

6 pm: The 60s at 6

Somebody to Love- Jefferson Airplane
I’m the Man- The Dynamics
Shotgun- Jr. Walker & the All-Stars
I’m Gonna Make You Mine- Lou Christie
Mr. Bass Man- Johnny Cymbal
Hey Little Girl- Major Lance
Am I the Same Girl- Barbara Acklin
Hully Gully Baby- The Dovells
Heart Full of Soul- The Yardbirds
(Come ‘Round Here) I’m the One You Need- Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
Come Back When You Grow Up- Bobby Vee
Like to Get to Know You- Spanky & Our Gang
You Don’t Know Like I Know- Sam & Dave
Boogaloo Down Broadway- The Fantastic Johnny C
Little Things- Bobby Goldsboro
Back in My Arms Again- The Supremes
Secret Love- Billy Stewart
You Never Give Me Your Money- The Beatles
That’s How I Got to Memphis- Bill Haley & his Comets

7 pm: The 70s at 7

Car Wash- Rose Royce
Yearnin’ Learnin’- Earth, Wind & Fire
Stay with Me- The Faces
Tulane- Chuck Berry
Right Back Where We Started From- Maxine Nightingale
Fire in the Hole- Steely Dan
No More Mr. Nice Guy- Alice Cooper
Theme from Sanford & Son- Quincy Jones
Liar- Three Dog Night
Gotta Keep Movin’- MC5
Just to Be Close to You- The Commodores
Put Your Hand in the Hand- Ocean
Rock ‘n’ Roll High School- The Ramones
I’m Gonna Love You Too- Blondie
Family Affair- Sly & the Family Stone
Higher Ground- Stevie Wonder
Christmas Bop- Marc Bolan & T. Rex

8 pm: The 80s at 8

Your Love- The Outfield
Bite the Beat- Vanity 6
Private Joy- Prince
Dream Warriors- Dokken
Make Me Lose Control- Eric Carmen
Never Knew Love Like This Before- Stephanie Mills
Word Up- Cameo
We Are Not Alone- Karla DeVito
Come on Eileen- Dexy’s Midnight Runners
I Won’t Stand in Your Way- The Stray Cats
Pop Goes the World- Men Without Hats
Crosseyed and Painless- Talking Heads
You Be Illin’- Run DMC

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: Like to Get to Know You by Spanky & Our Gang

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: "Family" Programming




Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week. 

1st place- Rich and Michelle 50 pts each
2nd place- Teresa: 44 pts
3rd place- Jon: 36 pts 

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.

This is the last FFT for the year. Have yourself a safe and enjoyable holiday season... I'll see you in 2014!

 1-5

1. 2 pts- All in the Family
2. 2 pts- Family Ties
3. 2 pts- The Partridge Family
4. 2 pts- Family Matters 
5. 2 pts- Gene Simmons' Family Jewels (Family Jewels was also acceptable)- The man in the shades is a the bass guitarist/co-lead singer of what long-running hard rock band? 3 bonus pts- KISS


6-10

6. 3 pts- No Ordinary Family 
7. 2 pts- Mama's Family
8. 2 pts- The Addams Family The man in the photo is driven to fits of passion when his wife speaks what language? 3 bonus pts- French
9. 2 pts- The Hogan Family
10. 4 pts- The Proud Family
11-15

11. 3 pts- Family Law
12. 4 pts- The Royal Family  The youngest person in this photo is a current cast member of what series? 4 bonus pts- Glee. Naya Rivera plays Santana Lopez on the popular Fox series. 
13. 2 pts- Modern Family
14. 2 pts- Family Guy
15. 6 pts- A Family for Joe. This show starred movie legend Robert Mitchum as a homeless man selected by a group of orphaned siblings to act as their grandfather (WTF?!). Juliette Lewis and Ben Savage (Boy Meets World) were two of the young actors who played the siblings. 

Sunday, December 15, 2013

The Retro Mix Playlist for 12/14/13

Show Theme: Family Musical Groups

6 pm hour

This Old Heart of Mine- The Isley Bros.
I Predict- Sparks
I Can’t Wait- Nu Shooz
Hot Line- The Sylvers
Sleepwalk- Santo & Johnny
(The Best Part of) Breakin’ Up- The Ronettes
If I Had No Loot- Tony! Toni! TonΓ©!
He’s the Greatest Dancer- Sister Sledge
We Can Fly- The Cowsills
I Heard It Through the Grapevine- Gladys Knight & the Pips
California Waiting- Kings of Leon
Treat Her Like a Lady- Cornelius Bros. & Sister Rose
Crazy for This Girl- Evan & Jaron
Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft- The Carpenters

7 pm hour

The Love You Save- The Jackson Five
Baby Get It On- Ike & Tina Turner
Where’s the Love- Hanson
Stomp- The Brothers Johnson
The Three Bells- The Browns
Whispering- Nino Tempo & April Stevens
Respectable- Mel & Kim
I Wanna Be Rich- Calloway
Rendezvous- The Hudson Bros.
I’ll Take You There- The Staple Singers
Reach Out of the Darkness- Friend & Lover
All This Love- DeBarge
Candy Rain- Soul for Real
Crazy Horses- The Osmonds
Girls Night Out- The Judds

8 pm hour

Love You Inside Out- The Bee Gees
I Don’t Wanna Lose Your Love- The Emotions
I Will…But- SHeDAISY
Let Your Love Flow- The Bellamy Bros.
O-o-h Child- The Five Stairsteps
Heartbeat- It’s a Lovebeat- The DeFranco Family feat. Tony DeFranco
All Fall Down- Five Star
More Than a Woman- Tavares
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy- The Andrews Sisters
Cathy’s Clown- The Everly Bros.
Party Train- The Gap Band
Do That to Me One More Time- The Captain & Tennille
Flashback- Ashford & Simpson
Smoky Places- Corsairs
I’m So Excited- The Pointer Sisters

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy by The Andrews Sisters



Friday, December 13, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: "Family" Programming



This week's quiz features 3 montages of photos of TV shows with the word "family" in their title. You have to correctly identify the name of the show. To enlarge the montages, click on them. Below the montages are the point values for each photo (40 pts total). Along with the values for each photo, there are 3 bonus questions as well totaling 10 pts. 

If you are a Friday Funday Trivia virgin about to be touched for the very first time, please click the Friday Funday Trivia Rules link near the top of the page before playing. 

Have fun and good luck! 
 1-5

1. 2 pts
2. 2 pts
3. 2 pts
4. 2 pts 
5. 2 ptsThe man in the shades is the bass guitarist/co-lead singer of what long-running hard rock band? 3 bonus pts


6-10

6. 3 pts 
7. 2 pts
8. 2 pts- The man in the photo is driven to fits of passion when his wife speaks what language? 3 bonus pts
9. 2 pts
10. 4 pts
11-15

11. 3 pts
12. 4 pts The youngest person in this photo is a current cast member of what series? 4 bonus pts 
13. 2 pts
14. 2 pts
15. 6 pts

Monday, December 9, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: Singers/Rappers in the Movies



Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week. 

1st place- Michelle 55 pts
2nd place- Teresa: 44 pts
3rd place- Beverley: 31 pts 

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.
 1-5

1. 2 pts- Purple Rain (Prince)
2. 2 pts- 8 Mile (Eminem) What is this character's "animalistic" nickname? 3 bonus pts- B-Rabbit/Rabbit
3. 2 pts- The Bodyguard (Whitney Houston)
4. 2 pts- A League of Their Own (Madonna)
5. 2 pts- The Pursuit of Happyness (Will Smith)


6-10
6. 3 pts- From Here to Eternity (Frank Sinatra)
7. 2 pts- Friday (Ice Cube) Before getting fired, the character on the right worked for what Atlanta-based company? 3 bonus pts- UPS
8. 2 pts- A Star is Born (Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson)
9. 2 pts- Poetic Justice (Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur)
10. 4 pts- Charro! (Elvis Presley)- The Best Intentionally Funny Answer of the Week goes to Becky who said, "Outhouse Rock"
11-15
11. 3 pts- Burlesque (Christina Aguilera)
12. 4 pts- How I Won the War (John Lennon) This movie is set during which war? 4 bonus pts- WW II
13. 2 pts- The Wiz (Michael Jackson)
14. 2 pts- Bringing Down the House (Queen Latifah)
15. 6 pts- Pressure Point (Bobby Darin)- This 1962 film featured Sidney Poitier as a prison psychiatrist treating a Nazi sympathizer (Darin) during WW II. Michelle was the only player to get this correct

Sunday, December 8, 2013

The Retro Mix Playlist for 12/7/13


Show Theme: Marvin Gaye duets (along with other songs from the 60s and early 70s)

6 pm hour

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
I’m Alright- Little Anthony & the Imperials
Honky Tonk Women- The Rolling Stones
Deed I Do- Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells
It Hurts to Be in Love- Gene Pitney
A Love That’s Real- The Intruders
Your Precious Love- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Fields of Clover- The Box Tops
She’s Not There- The Zombies
What Good Am I Without You- Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
Let’s Do the Freddie- Chubby Checker
What’s the Matter with You Baby- Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells
Girl Watcher- The O’Kaysions
Whispers (Getting’ Louder)- Jackie Wilson
If I Could Build My Whole World Around You- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Words of Love- The Mamas & the Papas
Heaven Sent You I Know- Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
I Looked at You- The Doors
Treat Her Right- Roy Head
Once Upon a Time- Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells
Respectable- The Outsiders

7 pm hour

It Takes Two- Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
Coming on Strong- Brenda Lee
Love or Let Me Be Lonely- The Friends of Distinction
Good Lovin’ Ain’t Easy to Come By- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
I Can’t Help Myself - The Four Tops
I’d Like to Take You Home- The Rascals
The Late Late Show- Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells
Irresistible You- Bobby Darin
I Will Follow Him- Little Peggy March
I Couldn’t Help Falling for You- Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
Justine- The Righteous Brothers
Let the Good Times Roll/Feels So Good- Bunny Sigler
Traces- The Classics IV
Something Stupid- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
You Didn’t Look ‘Round- Lesley Gore
If You Wanna Be Happy- Jimmy Soul
You Came a Long Way from St. Louis- Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells
She’s Still a Mystery- The Lovin’ Spoonful
Ain’t Nothin’ Like the Real Thing- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

8 pm hour

My Mistake (Was to Love You)- Marvin Gaye & Diana Ross
Give Me Just a Little More Time- The Chairmen of the Board
It’s My Life- The Animals
Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love)- Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
Hit the Road Jack- Ray Charles
Let Me Be- The Turtles
You’re All I Need to Get By- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Attack- The Toys
Daughter of Darkness- Tom Jones
Don’t Knock My Love- Marvin Gaye & Diana Ross
The Onion Song- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
I’ll Be Around- The Spinners
Sweet Pea- Tommy Roe
Until I Met You (Corner Pocket)- Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells
He Was Really Sayin’ Something- The Velvelettes
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do- Neil Sedaka
California Soul- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Turn Back the Hands of Time- Tyrone Davis
Stop, Look, Listen to Your Heart- Marvin Gaye & Diana Ross
Keep on Lovin’ Me Honey- Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

The Retro Mix Video of the Week: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell



Friday, December 6, 2013

Friday Funday Trivia: Singers/Rappers In the Movies



This week's quiz features 3 montages of photos of movies featuring singers/rappers. You have to correctly identify the movieTo enlarge the montages, click on them. Below the montages are the point values for each photo (40 pts total). Along with the values for each photo, there are 3 bonus questions as well totaling 10 pts. 

If you are a Friday Funday Trivia virgin about to be touched for the very first time, please click the Friday Funday Trivia Rules link near the top of the page before playing. 

Have fun and good luck! 
 1-5

1. 2 pts
2. 2 pts- What is this character's "animalistic" nickname? 3 bonus pts
3. 2 pts
4. 2 pts 
5. 2 pts


6-10

6. 3 pts 
7. 2 pts- Before getting fired, the character on the right worked for what Atlanta-based company? 3 bonus pts
8. 2 pts
9. 2 pts
10. 4 pts
11-15

11. 3 pts
12. 4 pts This movie is set during which war? 4 bonus pts 
13. 2 pts
14. 2 pts
15. 6 pts

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The Retro Mix Playlist for 11/16/13

Show theme: Songs with a color in their title
6 pm hour

Back in Black- AC/DC
White Men Can’t Jump- Riff
Blue Jean- David Bowie
Yellow- Coldplay
Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You- Wilson Pickett
Purple Rain- Prince
Misty Blue- Dorothy Moore

On the Flip Side segment:
Pink Cadillac- Bruce Springsteen (B-side to “Dancing in the Dark”)

Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud- James Brown
Blue Love- Rufus feat. Chaka Khan
Evolution Orange- Earth, Wind & Fire
Red Light Special- TLC
Touch of Grey- The Grateful Dead

7 pm hour

Black Cat- Janet Jackson
Pink- Aerosmith
Black Limousine- The Rolling Stones
By the Light of the Silvery Moon- Little Richard
Blue Monday- Fats Domino
Green River- CCR
Black Money- Culture Club
99 Red Balloons- Nena
Ebony Eyes- Bob Welch
Purple People Eater- Sheb Wooley
House of Blue Lights- Chuck Berry
White Rabbit- Jefferson Airplane
Black Butterfly- Deniece Williams
Black Cow- Steely Dan
Golden Time of Day- Maze feat. Frankie Beverly

8 pm hour

Green Eyed Lady- Sugarloaf
Red House- The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Men in Black- Will Smith
Blue Kiss- Jane Wiedlin
Shades of Gray- The Monkees
Maxwell’s Silver Hammer- The Beatles
Mellow Yellow- Donovan
Little Red Book- Toni Basil
Big Yellow Taxi- Joni Mitchell
(We’ve Got) Blue Skies- The Jackson 5
Pink Houses- John Cougar Mellencamp
Red Hot- Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
Blue Moon- The Marcels
Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)- The Temptations
Moody Blue- Elvis Presley
Crimson and Clover- Tommy James & the Shondells


The Retro Mix Video of the Week: White Men Can't Jump by Riff

The Retro Mix Playlist for 11/9/13

Show theme: The 70s

6 pm hour

Joy to the World- Three Dog Night
All Day Sucker- Stevie Wonder
You and I- Rick James
That Same Old Feeling- Pickettywitch
Sideshow- Blue Magic
Green Earrings- Steely Dan
Fire- The Ohio Players

The Guestbook segment:
Attitude Dancing- Carly Simon (feat. backup voc. by Carole King)

Jive Talkin'- The Bee Gees
Do It Fluid- The Blackbyrds
When Will I Be Loved- Linda Ronstadt
Rip This Joint- The Rolling Stones
Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)- The Delfonics
Shiftless, Shady, Jealous Kind of People- The O'Jays
Yesterday's Hero- The Bay City Rollers

7 pm hour

Good Times- Chic
Chocolate Chip- Isaac Hayes
You Make Lovin' Fun- Fleetwood Mac
Satisfaction Guaranteed- Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
I'm in You- Peter Frampton
This Is It- Kenny Loggins
Mighty Mighty- Earth, Wind & Fire
Don't Leave Me This Way- Thelma Houston

The Greatest Miss of the Week:
Jubilation- Paul Anka (only reached #65 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1972)

Vehicle- The Ides of March
Captain Quickdraw- The Commodores
People Make the World Go 'Round- The Stylistics
Hollywood- Rufus feat. Chaka Khan
One Day of Your Life- Andy Williams

8 pm hour

Rich Girl- Hall & Oates
Space Children- Labelle
It's a Shame- The Spinners
Get It On (Bang a Gong)- T. Rex
Hey Lawdy Mama- Steppenwolf
Wasted Time- The Eagles
Kung Fu Fighting- Carl Douglas
Take a Girl Like You- The Foundations
Charity Ball- Fanny
Cruel to Be Kind- Nick Lowe
Superfly- Curtis Mayfield
Sha La La (Make Me Happy)- Al Green
Trouble Man- Marvin Gaye
Up for the Down Stroke- Parliament
Nightingale- Carole King
Spirit in the Sky- Norman Greenbaum

The Retro Mix Video of the Week- Charity Ball by Fanny



 
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