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Date:  September 9, 2017
Host:  Kim Vaughan
Feature:  1965

Birthday Calendar

Sep 3   – Al Jardine (Beach Boys) – age 75

Sep 5   – John Stewart (Kingston Trio) – born in 1939
            – Freddie Mercury (b. Frederic Bulsara, Queen) – born in 1946

Sep 6   – Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) – age 74

Sep 7   – Gloria Gaynor – age 68
            – Buddy Holly (b. Charles Hardin Holley) – born in 1936

Sep 8   – Patsy Cline – born in 1932

Sep 9   – Dee Dee Sharp – age 72
            – Otis Redding – born in 1941

 Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia

Two of the songs in this week’s Top Ten (from the Billboard Hot 100 in the week ending Sept 11, 1965) each spent three weeks at #1.  One of them was in its second week of #1 this week (Help, by The Beatles).  What was the other one? 

(scroll down to find the answer below the playlist)


[songs in bold are from the spotlight chart of the week ending 9-11-65; 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]


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

Little Miss Sad – The Five Emprees (debuted this week at #100.  The first pressings of the single listed the group’s name as The Five Empressions.  The song was written by the Addrisi Brothers.)

Keep On Dancing – The Gentrys (debuted at #76 this week; it would eventually reach #4)

Houston – Dean Martin (#21 this week)

I Live For The Sun – The Sunrays (#82 this week)

The “In” Crowd – The Ramsey Lewis Trio (#10 this week)

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It Ain’t Me Babe – The Turtles (#9 this week)

Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag – James Brown (peaked at #8 this week)

I Got You Babe – Sonny and Cher (#7 this week)

California Girls – Beach Boys (#5 this week)

You Were On My Mind – We Five (#4 this week)

Eve Of Destruction – Barry McGuire (#3 this week, and on its way to spending one week at #1)

Like A Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan (in its second week at #2 this week; it wouldn’t be able to break through to the top slot)

Help – Beatles (in its second week at #1 this week; it would hold the spot for one more week)


Help Me Rhonda – The Beach Boys (spent two weeks at #1 earlier in the summer of 1965, with Al Jardine singing lead)

Where Have All The Flowers Gone – The Kingston Trio (1962, #21, with John Stewart singing lead)

Somebody To Love – Queen (1976, peaked at #13 in early 1977, written by Freddie Mercury)

Us And Them – Pink Floyd (1974, spent three weeks at #101 but never quite made it to the Hot 100, from the Dark Side Of The Moon album)

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor (1978, spent three weeks at #1 in early 1979)

Everyday – Buddy Holly (1957, the non-charting b-side of Peggy Sue)

She’s Got You – Patsy Cline (1962, #14 on the Hot 100 and #1 on Country)

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Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes) – Dee Dee Sharp (1962, #9, her follow-up to Mashed Potato Time)

These Arms Of Mine – Otis Redding (1963, #85, his first Hot 100 hit)

Do It Again – Steely Dan (1972, peaked at #6 in early 1973.  Co-written by band members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen, and played tonight in honor of Walter Becker, who passed away Sep 3 at the age of 67.)

Look What You’ve Done – The Pozo-Seco Singers (1966, peaked at #32 in early 1967.  The lead vocals on this song are shared by Susan Taylor and Don Williams.  Played tonight in honor of Don Williams, who passed away Sep 8 at the age of 78.)

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I Believe In You – Don Williams (1980, #24.  It was his only solo recording to cross over onto the Hot 100 – and it was one of 17 songs he had that reached #1 on the Country chart.)

 * Rainbow – Russ Hamilton (1957, #4)


 * Come Rain Or Come Shine – Ray Charles (1960, #83)

 * Magnet And Steel – Walter Egan (1978, #8, with Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks providing backing vocals)

 * Goodbye – Mary Hopkin (1969, #13, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney) 

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 * Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers (#6 this week, after having peaked at #4.  It would chart again in 1990, thanks to the movie Ghost.)

Agent Double-O-Soul – Edwin Starr (#27 this week, his first of 14 Hot 100 entries)

Heart Full Of Soul – The Yardbirds (#14 this week, and climbing to #9)

Everyone’s Gone To The Moon – Jonathan King (bubbled under at #131 this week; it would eventually peak at #17)

Do You Believe In Magic – Lovin’ Spoonful (#42 this week)

Treat Her Right – Roy Head (#56 this week, in only its second week on the chart.  It would end up spending two weeks at #2.)

It’s The Same Old Song – The Four Tops (#12 this week)

I Want To (Do Everything For You) – Joe Tex (#75 this week)

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I Need You – The Impressions (#67 this week)

Down In The Boondocks – Billy Joe Royal (#17 this week, after having peaked at #9 two weeks prior)

Heartaches By The Number – Johnny Tillotson (#64 this week; it would climb to #35.  Guy Mitchell’s version spent two weeks at #1 in 1959.)

We Gotta Get Out Of This Place – The Animals (#26 this week)

Catch Us If You Can – The Dave Clark Five (#13 this week)

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

Trivia Answer

I Got You Babe, by Sonny and Cher, spent three weeks at #1 on the Hot 100.

Congratulations to Mike from Ithaca, for correctly answering the question and winning a $20 gift certificate to Luna Street Food!

Host Next Week (Sep 16):  Jan Hunsinger with a spotlight on End Of Summer / TV Celebrities

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