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Date:  August 6, 2022

Host:  Kim Vaughan

Feature:  1963

 

 

 

Birthday Calendar

 

 

Jul 31   – Lobo (b. Roland Kent LaVoie) – age 79

            – Gary Lewis (Gary Levitch) – age 76 or 77

 

Aug 1   – Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) – born in 1942

 

Aug 2   – Andrew Gold – born in 1951

            – Jim Capaldi (Traffic) – born in 1944

 

Aug 4   – Louis Armstrong – born in 1901

 

Aug 5   – Rick Derringer (b. Rick Zehringer, The McCoys) – age 75

 

Aug 6   – Mike Elliott (Foundations) – age 93

            – William Nelson “Sonny” Sanders (Satintones) – born in 1939

 

 


 

 Rock ‘n’ Roll Trivia

 

 

What song by the Beatles was “Bubbling Under the Hot 100” in early August 1963? 

 

(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)

 

So Much In Love – The Tymes (#5 this week in 1963)

 

Blowin’ In The Wind – Peter, Paul, & Mary (#4 this week)

 

(You’re The) Devil In Disguise – Elvis Presley (#3 this week)

 

Wipe Out – The Surfaris (#2 this week)

45cat - The Surfaris - Wipe Out / Surfer Joe - Dot - USA - 45-16479 Wipeout" by The Surfaris

 

Fingertips (Part II) – Little Stevie Wonder (#1 this week)

 

 * Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport – Rolf Harris (#11 this week)

 

You Can Never Stop Me Loving You – Johnny Tillotson (debuted this week at #75)

 

Just One Look – Doris Troy (#12 this week)

 

Six Days On The Road – Dave Dudley (#38 this week)

 

Green, Green – The New Christy Minstrels (#16 this week)

 

Heat Wave – Martha & The Vandellas (#51 this week)

 

 * Georgy Girl – The Seekers (1966, spent two weeks at #2 in early 1967.  Going out by request in memory of lead singer Judith Durham, who passed away today.)

 

 * What’s So Good About Good-by – The Miracles (1962, #35)

 

Easier Said Than Done – The Essex (#9 this week)

45cat - The Essex - Easier Said Than Done / Are You Going My Way - Roulette  - USA - R-4494 The Essex – Easier Said Than Done (1963, Vinyl) - Discogs

 

Surfer Girl – The Beach Boys (#49 this week)

 

Hootenanny – The Glencoves (#58 this week)

 

Surfin’ Hootenanny – Al Casey (#50 this week)

 

 

7-8pm

 

 

I’d Love You To Want Me – Lobo (1972, #2 for two weeks)

 

Me And You And A Dog Named Boo – Lobo (1971, #5, his first Hot 100 hit)

 

This Diamond Ring – Gary Lewis & The Playboys (1965, #1 for two weeks, their first Hot 100 hit)

 

Uncle John’s Band – The Grateful Dead (1970, #69, their first entry on the Hot 100)

 

That’s Why I Love You – Andrew Gold (1976, #68, another first entry on the Hot 100)

 

Feelin’ Alright? – Traffic (1968, bubbled under at #123, four years before Joe Cocker’s cover version was a success)

 

What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong (#12 on Adult Contemporary in 1967, #116 on Bubbling Under in 1968, and #32 on Hot 100 in 1988 after it was used in the film Good Morning, Vietnam – and in 1999 the same recording but with overdubbed sax from Kenny G sold a lot of singles as well)

 

Hang On Sloopy – The McCoys (1965, #1, their first Hot 100 hit)

45cat - The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy / I Can't Explain It - Bang - USA -  B-506 Hang On Sloopy (album) - Wikipedia

 

Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations (1969, #3)

 

Sugar Daddy – The Satintones (1959, dnc, the b-side of what was arguably the first release on the Motown label; certainly the first with the numbering convention M-1000, M-1001, M-1002, etc.  This single was issued twice – in 1959, the a-side My Beloved didn’t have strings, and in 1960, a re-release added strings to the a-side.)

 45cat - The Satintones - My Beloved / Sugar Daddy - Motown - USA - 1000 The Satintones - doo-wop

 

 * The Twelfth Of Never – Johnny Mathis (1957, #9)

 

Birthday Party – The Pixies Three (#123 this week on the Bubbling Under chart; it would climb to a peak of #40 on the Hot 100)

 

The Kind Of Boy You Can’t Forget – The Raindrops (#80 this week)

 

 

 

 

 

8-9pm

 

 

 

 

Goodnight My Love – The Fleetwoods (#44 this week)

 

If I Had A Hammer – Trini Lopez (#29 this week)

 

Martian Hop – The Ran-Dells (#81 this week)

 

From Me To You – The Beatles (This a-side was peaking on the Bubbling Under chart at #116 this week in 1963.  A few months later, the Beatles would have their first Hot 100 hit with I Want To Hold Your Hand, which would debut at #45 in Jan 1964 and would spend seven weeks at #1.  That kicked off a long string of Hot 100 entries – including From Me To You, which reached a peak of #41 that spring after being re-released as the b-side of Please Please Me.  The original non-charting b-side of From Me To You’s 1963 release, Thank You Girl, would get re-released as well, and would reach #35.  The only thing those songs needed was some coattails to ride!)

 

Judy’s Turn To Cry – Lesley Gore (#6 this week)

 

Then He Kissed Me – The Crystals (bubbling under at #111 this week)

45cat - The Crystals - Then He Kissed Me / Brother Julius - Philles - USA -  115 The Crystals - Wikipedia

 

Hey Jean, Hey Dean – Dean & Jean (1964, #32)

 

Northern Lights – Renaissance (1978, #10 in the UK, did not chart in the US)

 

Southern Nights – Glen Campbell (1977, #1 on Hot 100 and #1 Country)

 

The Air That I Breathe – The Hollies (1974, #6, originally by Albert Hammond)

45cat - The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe / No More Riders - Epic - USA  - 5-11100 the Hollies | Members, Songs, Albums, & Facts | Britannica

 

Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra (1978, #35)

 

Twisted – Joni Mitchell (a cover of an Annie Ross song, from Joni’s 1974 album Court And Spark)

 

Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me – Mac Davis (1972, #1 for three weeks)

 

Groove Me – King Floyd (1970, peaked at #6 in early 1971, #1 on the R&B chart)

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Trivia Answer

 

 

From Me To You was at #116 this week in 1963, the closest the Beatles got to the Hot 100 until 1964.

 

Congratulations to George from East Genoa, for correctly answering the question and winning a pair of passes to Cinemapolis!

 

 

 

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 (Aug 13):  Jan Hunsinger

 

 

 

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