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Feature: More Golden Oldies!
Bird Dog - The Everly Brothers - BB Top 100 #1, 1 week, 1958
Here Comes My Baby - The Tremeloes - BB Hot 10 #13, 1967 - Written by this fella, Stephen Georgiou.
Think Twice - Brook Benton - BB Hot 100 #11, 1961 - B.F. Peay and his producer Clyde Otis sure crafted some lush 45's in the 60's.
Fool #1 - Brenda Lee - BB Hot 100 # 3, 1961.
Reach Out (I'll Be There) - Four Tops - BB Hot 100 #1, 2 weeks
Reach Out Of The Darkness - Friend & Lover - BB Hot 100 #10, 1968.
San Francisco - Scott McKenzie - BB Hot 100 #4, 1967.
Making Time - The Creation - dnc, 1967
Barabajagal (Love Is Hot) - Donovan With The Jeff Beck Group
Baby Come Back - The Equals - BB Hot 100 #32, 1968 - Eddy "Electric Avenue" Grant was the guitarist of this band.
"Nag" - The Halos - BB Hot 100 #25, 1963 - The Halos contributed vocals to "Who Put The Bomp", Barry Mann and "Pretty Little Angel Eyes", Curtis Lee.
I Knew You When - Billy Joe Royal - BB Hot 100 #14, 1965.
7pm - 8pm
October 18 - Chuck Berry - 1926
October 19 - Tom Petty - 1950
October 21 - Manfred Mann - 79
Steve Cropper - 77
October 22 - Bobby Fuller - 1942
October 24 - Bill Wyman - 84
Before we carry on with the songs, a short musical
tribute to some who have passed on...
Jamie Oldaker - July 20th, 2020, 68 - Jamie was a studio drummer who played and toured with Eric Clapton in the mid-70's to the late 80's. To check out his bio, click here.
Motherless Children - Eric Clapton - 1974 - Off the LP 461 Ocean Boulevard.
Johnny Nash - October 6th, 2020, 80
Hold Me Tight - BB Hot 100 #5, 1968 - Johnny's first Top Ten
Spencer Davis - October 19th, 81 - This is the man responsible
for discovering Stevie Winwood!
Keep On Running - BB Hot 100 #76, 1966.
Jerry Jeff Walker - October 23rd, 78.
Mr. Bojangles - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - BB Hot 100 #9, 1970 -
Jerry Jeff's best known song and this is the highest charting
Time for Birthdays...
Rock 'n' Roll Music - Chuck Berry - BB Top 100 #7, 1957.
Change Of Heart - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - BB Hot 100 #21, 1983.
These Arms Of Mine - Otis Redding - BB Hot 100 #85,1963 - Otis' first charting single, featuring Steve Cropper on piano!
Blinded By The Light - Manfred Mann - BB Hot 100 #1, 1 week, 1976 - Mann was the keyboardist, not the lead vocalist, but he does contribute to the vocals at the end!
Love's Made A Fool Of You - Bobby Fuller Four - BB Hot 100 #26, 1966 - Co-written by Buddy Holly and first released by Sonny Curtis (Cricket).
Ruby Tuesday - Rolling Stones - BB Hot 100 #1, 1 week, 1967 - Take a close listen: Bill bows his bass on the verses!
First of two tonight featuring the oh-so-rare oh-so-hard to find
single version of "The Court Of The Crimson King part 1" by
King Crimson. The LP version of this checks in at 9:32 and
features one of the best false endings of all time! The 45 was
divided into two parts 3:30 and 4:30 leaving off the false ending.
We'll hear both parts of the mono single. The late Greg Lake
is on lead vocals; peaked at #80 in 1970.
8pm - 9pm
Mother & Child Reunion - Paul Simon - BB Hot 100 #4, 1972 - Paul's first solo single.
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley & The Wailers - dnc, 1977 -
Toyota is using this in a current commercial!
Strange Magic - Electric Light Orchestra - BB Hot 100 #14, 1976
Love Ballad - George Benson - BB Hot 100 #18, 1979.
Presence Of The Lord - Blind Faith - dnc, 1969 - Baker, Clapton, Winwood and... Who was the bassist? Answer at the end.
Captain Jack - Billy Joel - dnc, 1974 - Off the Piano Man LP.
Katmandu - Bob Seger - BB Hot 100 #43, 1975.
From Small Things, One Day Big Things Come -Dave Edmunds - dnc, 1982 - Written by B.S.!