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Date:  April 19, 2014
Host:  Kim Vaughan
Feature:  1967









Birthday Calendar


Apr 13 – Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane) – age 70
            – Louis Johnson (Brothers Johnson) – age 59
            – Lowell George (Little Feat) – born in 1945



Apr 14 – Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) – age 69



Apr 15 – Dave Edmunds (Rockpile) – age 70



Apr 16 – Gerry Rafferty (Stealers Wheel, Humblebums) – born in 1947
            – Dusty Springfield (b. Mary O'Brien) – born in 1939



Apr 19 – Alan Price (Animals) – age 72
            – Mark Volman (Turtles) – age 67






Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia


What do these three songs (Yellow Balloon, Sweet Inspiration, Bo Diddley) have in common?

(scroll down to find the answer below the playlist)




Playlist


[songs in bold are from the spotlight date of 4-19-67; yellow song titles are YouTube links; songs with * were requests; all chart information comes from the Billboard Top 100 (for chart dates before/during July 1958) or Billboard Hot 100 (for chart dates during/after Aug 1958) unless otherwise noted]





6-7pm  



OPENING THEME:  Good Old Rock ‘n’ Roll – Cat Mother & the All-Night Newsboys (1969, #29, produced by Jimi Hendrix)

Western Union - Five Americans (peaked at #5 on 4-19-67)

 

I Think We're Alone Now - Tommy James and the Shondells (peaked at #4 on 4-19-67)

A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You - The Monkees (#3 on 4-19-67)

Happy Together - The Turtles (#2 on 4-19-67, had spent three weeks at #1)

 

Somethin' Stupid - Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra (#1 on 4-19-67, the second week of four weeks at the top)

 

California Nights - Lesley Gore (#33 on 4-19-67, peaked at #16)

At The Zoo - Simon and Garfunkel (peaked at #16 on 4-19-67)

Buy For Me The Rain - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (#57 on 4-19-67)

The Oogum Boogum Song - Brenton Wood (#94 on 4-19-67, would peak at #34)

 

Hip Hug-Her - Booker T and the MGs (#55 on 4-19-67)

I Could Be So Good To You - Don and the Goodtimes (debuted this week at #98, would peak at #56)

 

I Love You More Than Words Can Say - Otis Redding (peaked this week at #78)

59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) - Harpers Bizarre (#23 on 4-19-67, peaked at #13.  Written by Paul Simon.  Simon and Garfunkel's version of this song didn't chart; it was the b-side of At The Zoo which was at its Hot 100 peak this week.)

Walkin' In The Sunshine - Roger Miller (#41 on 4-19-67)

 * We're Going Wrong – Cream

No Milk Today – Herman's Hermits (#45 on 4-19-67, peaked at #35) 


Sweet Soul Music – Arthur Conley (#7 on 4-19-67, peaked at #2) 

 





7-8pm



Me About You – The Turtles (1970, #105) 

Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield (1969, #10)

 

Somebody To Love - Jefferson Airplane (#58 on 4-19-67, peaked at #5)

Shoeshine Boy - Gerry Rafferty and the Humblebees (1970)

 

One More Rainy Day - Deep Purple (1968, did not chart, b-side of Hush)

 

The House That Jack Built - The Alan Price Set (1967, dnc)

Bring It On Home To Me - The Animals (1965, #32.  Sam Cooke made it to #13 with this song in 1962.  Eddie Floyd and Lou Rawls later charted with it as well.)

Strawberry Letter 23 - Brothers Johnson (1977, #5)

 

Teacher Teacher - Rockpile (1981, #51)

White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane (1967, #8)

Willin' - Little Feat (played from the Sailin' Shoes album; a different recording of this song was on Little Feat's eponymous first album).  Cover versions charted by Seatrain and Linda Ronstadt.

Public Library Commercial - The Tokens [The Tompkins County Public Library just celebrated its 150th anniversary.  Also, this past week was National Library Week.]

Birthday Party - The Pixies Three (1963, #40)

I Wish I Wuz A Whisker - Gayla Peevey (1953, dnc, b-side of Three Little Bunnies.  Gayla Peevey made this recording at age 10, the same year she made I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas.)

Shake A Tail Feather - James & Bobby Purify (#65 on 4-19-67, peaked at #25)

 

Summer Wine - Nancy Sinatra with Lee Hazlewood (#51 on 4-19-67)

 



8-9pm




Yellow Balloon - The Yellow Balloon (#47 on 4-9-67) 

 

Sweet Inspiration - The Sweet Inspirations (1968, #18)

Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley (1955, R&B #1)

 * Midnight Train To Georgia – Gladys Knight and the Pips (1973, #1)

The Joker - Steve Miller Band (1974, #1)

 

Subterranean Homesick Blues – Bob Dylan (1965, #39)

 

* I'm Goin' Down - Bruce Springsteen (1985, #9)

The Lovin' Cup - Steve Miller Band (1976, dnc, b-side of Fly Like An Eagle)

Rocket Man - Elton John (1972, #6)

 

Hot Child In The City - Nick Gilder (1978, #1)

Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young and Crazy Horse (1970, #55)

Journey To The Center Of The Mind - Amboy Dukes (1968, #16, their only Hot 100 hit)

Warm Ways - Fleetwood Mac (1975)

 

* Dancing In The Street - Martha and the Vandellas (1964, #2)

* Come And Get Your Love - Redbone (1974, #5)

CLOSING THEME:  Sleepwalk – Santo & Johnny (1959, #1 for two weeks)






Trivia Answer


The song title and the artist name match ("Yellow Balloon" is by The Yellow Balloon, "Sweet Inspiration" is by The Sweet Inspirations, and "Bo Diddley" is by Bo Diddley).

 






Host Next Week (Apr 26):  John Simon with a spotlight on 1966





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