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Date:  March 21, 2015
Host:  Kim Vaughan
Feature:  1963










Birthday Calendar


Mar 15 – Mike Love (Beach Boys) – age 74
            – Sly Stone (born Sylvester Stewart) – age 72

Mar 17 – Nat “King” Cole – born in 1919
            – John Sebastian (Lovin’ Spoonful) – age 71

Mar 18 – Charley Pride – age 77
            – Wilson Pickett – born in 1941

Mar 19 – Clarence “Frogman” Henry – age 78

Mar 21 – Roger Hodgson (Supertramp) – age 65







Playlist


[songs in bold are from the spotlight date of 3-21-63; 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)

Blame It on the Bossa Nova – Eydie Gorme (#8 on 3-21-63)

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South Street – The Orlons (#7 on 3-21-63)

Rhythm of the Rain – The Cascades (#6 on 3-21-63)

Walk Like a Man – The Four Seasons (#5 on 3-21-63)

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He’s So Fine – The Chiffons (#4 on 3-21-63)

You’re the Reason I’m Living – Bobby Darin (#3 on 3-21-63)

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 * The End of the World – Skeeter Davis (#2 on 3-21-63)

Our Day Will Come – Ruby and the Romantics (#1 on 3-21-63)

* Let’s Stomp – Bobby Comstock (born in Ithaca, Bobby Comstock had four songs that made it onto the Hot 100.  This one was #65 on 3-21-63.  Great song to get up and dance to – or at least stomp to.)

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Mr. Bass Man – Johnny Cymbal (#36 on 3-21-63)

* Call on Me – Bobby “Blue” Bland (#56 on 3-21-63)

* I Will Follow Him – Little Peggy March (debuting this week at #90; it would spend three weeks at #1)

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* Ruby Baby – Dion (#12 on 3-21-63)

* In Dreams – Roy Orbison (#10 on 3-21-63)

* Mama Didn’t Lie – Jan Bradley (#18 on 3-21-63)

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Don’t Say Nothin’ Bad (About My Baby) – The Cookies (#34 on 3-21-63)

Send Me Some Lovin’ – Sam Cooke (#40 on 3-21-63)






7-8pm (Birthday Calendar, etc)





Surfin’ USA – The Beach Boys (sung by Mike Love, debuted at #74 this week in 1963; it would peak at #3)

Everyday People – Sly and the Family Stone (spent four weeks at #1 in 1969)

Darling Be Home Soon – Lovin’ Spoonful (1967, #15, used in the Francis Ford Coppola movie “You’re a Big Boy Now”.  In the music video linked above, the character front-stage with the big hat and the toy frog hanging from the head of his guitar is Zal Yanovsky, who was part of the Mugwumps before he met John Sebastian and helped form the Lovin' Spoonful.)

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Let True Love Begin – Nat “King” Cole (1961, #73)

In the Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett (1965, #21, R&B #1; co-written with Steve Cropper)

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Kiss An Angel Good Morning – Charley Pride (peaked at #21 in 1972, one of the 29 songs in which Pride reached #1 on the Country chart)

(I Don’t Know Why I Love You) But I Do – Clarence “Frogman” Henry (1961, #4)

Give a Little Bit – Supertramp (1977, #15)

 * (Til) I Kissed You – Everly Brothers (1959, #4, with the Crickets as their backup band)

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* Peppermint Twist – Joey Dee and the Starliters (spent three weeks at #1 in 1962)

* Wild Weekend – The Rebels (#15 on 3-21-63)

Spring – Birdlegs and Pauline (spent two weeks on the Hot 100 in July 1963, peaking at #94.  Birdlegs and Pauline were an R&B group consisting of husband-and-wife Sidney & Pauline Banks, with brothers Mack & Floyd Murphy.  This was their only song to make it onto the Hot 100.)

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Walk Away Renee – Left Banke (written by Michael Brown, the pianist for Left Banke, who passed away on March 19, 2015.  This was their biggest hit, peaking at #5 in 1966.)

* Greenback Dollar – Kingston Trio (#29 on 3-21-63)

* That’s the Way Love Is – Bobby “Blue” Bland (#62 on 3-21-63)

He’s Got the Power – The Exciters (#61 on 3-21-63; this was their follow-up to “Tell Him”)

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8-9pm




Wig Wam Bam – The Sweet (1972, dnc)

* Jackie Wilson Said (I’m In Heaven When You Smile) – Van Morrison (1972, #61)

Born to Be With You – Dave Edmunds (1973, did not chart in the US but it was a Top Five hit in the UK.  In 1956, the Chordettes had a #5 hit with this in the States.)

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 * Love’s in Need of Love Today – Stevie Wonder (from the LP “Songs in the Key of Life”)

 * Two Tickets to Paradise – Eddie Money (1978, #22)

Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel – Tavares (1976, #15)

Northern Lights – Renaissance (1978, did not chart in the US but made it to #10 in the UK; this was their biggest hit)

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Something in the Air – Thunderclap Newman (1969, #37; the only song in which this British rock group made it to the US Billboard Hot 100)

Lady – Little River Band (1979, #10)

 * Pretty Ballerina – Left Banke (1967, #15)

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 * Baby Blue – Badfinger (1972, #14; this song was produced by Todd Rundgren)

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










Host Next Week (Mar 28):  John Rudan with a spotlight on 1977





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