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Rockin' Remnants



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Date:  September 22, 2018
Host:  Kim Vaughan
Feature:  oldies




Birthday Calendar


Sep 16   – Joe Butler (Lovin’ Spoonful) – age 77
            – Kenney Jones (Small Faces, Who) – age 70
            – David Bellamy (Bellamy Bros) – age 68

Sep 17   – Shelby Flint – age 79

Sep 18   – Frankie Avalon (b. Frank Avallone) – age 78
            – Jimmie Rodgers – age 85

Sep 19   – Brook Benton (b. Benjamin Franklin Peay) – born in 1931
            – Cass Elliot (Mamas & Papas) – born in 1941
            – Bill Medley (Righteous Bros) – age 78

Sep 20   – Bobby Nunn (Robins, Coasters) – born in 1925

Sep 21   – Dickey Lee (b. Royden Dickey Lipscomb) – age 82





 Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia


The words to this next song were written a LONG time ago.  To win 2 free tickets to Cinemapolis, plus a large 1-topping pizza from Papa John’s, call the WVBR Listener Line and tell me:  who *adapted* the words and put them to music? 
[The Byrds’ recording of “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)” starts playing.]

(scroll down to find the answer below the playlist)





Playlist


·       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
·       a glossary of terms is below the playlist





6-7pm  



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

Click-Clack – Dickey Doo & the Don’ts (1958, #28) 

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Skokiaan (South African Song) – Bill Haley & His Comets (1960, #70)

Happy Days – Marv Johnson (1960, peaked at #58 in early 1961)

Snap Your Fingers – Joe Henderson (1962, #8)

Tequila – The Champs (1958, #1 for five weeks)

Jolly Green Giant – The Kingsmen (1965, #4)

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Poor Baby – The Cowsills (1968, #44)

At My Front Door – The El Dorados (1955, #17, R&B #1)

Little Betty Falling Star – The Cascades (1964, did not chart)

I’ve Got Sand In My Shoes – The Drifters (1964, #33)

Let’s Start The Party Again – Little Eva (1963, Bubbled Under #123, written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin)

Indian Summer – Brewer & Shipley (1972, non-charting b-side of “Shake Off The Demon”)

Let Me In – The Sensations (1962, #4)

When The Ship Hit The Sand – “Little” Jimmy Dickens (1966, Bubbled Under #103.  He had one song that made it into the Hot 100 in 1965, “May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose”.)

Think – James Brown (1960, #33)

Bartender, Fill It Up Again – Otis Blackwell (1954)

The “In” Crowd – Ramsey Lewis Trio (1965, #5)




7-8pm



Itchycoo Park – Small Faces (1967, peaked at #16 in early 1968)

Never Going Back – Lovin’ Spoonful (1968, #73)

Let Your Love Flow – Bellamy Brothers (1976, #1)

 * Cast Your Fate To The Wind – Shelby Flint (1966, #61)

Bimbombey – Jimmie Rodgers (1958, #11)

Venus – Frankie Avalon (1959, #1 for five weeks)

Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes) – Brook Benton & Dinah Washington (1960, #5)

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Go Where You Wanna Go – The Mamas & Papas (1965, was given limited release as a single)

You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ – Righteous Brothers (1964, spent two weeks at #1 in early 1965)

Smokey Joe’s CafĂ© – The Robins (1955, #79)

I Saw Linda Yesterday – Dickey Lee (1962, reached #14 in early ‘63)

Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) – The Byrds (spent three weeks at #1 in 1965)

Back On The Street Again – The Sunshine Company (1967, #36)

Glitter And Gold – The Turtles (1970)

I’ll Do My Crying Tomorrow – The Tokens (1962, dnc)



8-9pm




Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) – Ben E. King (1962, #11)

I Can Help – Billy Swan (1974, #1 for two weeks, Country #1 as well)


Hitch Hike – Marvin Gaye (1963, #30)

The Rapper – The Jaggerz (1970, #2)

I Believe In Nothing – The Happenings (1967, b-side of
“My Mammy”)


I Believe In You – Don Williams (1980, #24, Country #1)

Be Not Too Hard – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (1974)

O-o-o Child – The Five Stairsteps (1970, #8)

Loving Arms – Rita Coolidge & Kris Kristofferson (1974, #86) 

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Sweet Mary – Wadsworth Mansion (1971, #7)

Goodbye Girl – David Gates (1978, #15)

White Bird – It’s A Beautiful Day (1969, #118)

Without Her – Blood, Sweat, & Tears (from the 1968 album Child Is Father To The Man, this song was written by Harry Nilsson)

Dizzy – Tommy Roe (1969, #1 for four weeks)

(You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am – Nancy Wilson (1964, #11)

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





Trivia Answer


Pete Seeger took the words almost verbatim from the biblical book of Ecclesiastes, written well over 2000 years ago, and set them to music. 

Congratulations to Deborah from Ithaca, for correctly answering the question and winning 2 tickets to Cinemapolis plus a large pizza from Papa John’s!



Glossary of Terms:
dnc = did not chart
nr = not released as a single at the time
AC = Billboard’s chart for “Adult Contemporary” records
BB = Billboard Magazine, which publishes the Hot 100 chart (previously known as the Top 100), along with several other charts
Bubbling Under = songs that were ranked but fell below the top 100
C&W = Billboard’s chart for “Country & Western” records
R&B = Billboard’s chart for “Rhythm & Blues” records
RRHOF = Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
RS500 = Rolling Stone Magazine’s ranked list of the top 500 singles of all-time






Host Next Week (Sep 29):  John Rudan




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