Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst (Music)
Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst explores the music of the sixties with an emphasis on British Invasion and Mersey Beat. It then traces those branches to the present day by playing music that echoes the music of the sixties including power pop, jangle pop, pub rock, glitter and glam rock, neo-psychedelia and indie pop.
Thu Feb 3rd 2011 5.00am–7.00am
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The Mersey Beats “Mister Moonlight” from The Merseybeats (Fontana 1964) —Penned by Roy Lee Johnson for his band Dr. Feelgood and the Interns and released in 1962. The Merseybeats released their version in 1964. And so begins P!TBBB's 3rd annual Black History Month celebration.Buy it!
The Rolling Stones “Come On” from Singles Collection: The London Years (ABKCO 2002) —The Stones' 1st single back in '63. Written by Chuck Berry.Buy it!
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels “Just A Little Bit” from Rev-Up: The Best of Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels (Rhino 1990) —Thornton/Washington/Bass/Brown composition done by many including Little Milton, Fenton Robinson, Magic Sam and Etta James. Released on 1966 by Mitch and the boys.Buy it!
Manfred Mann “Stormy Monday Blues” from Down The Road Apiece: Their EMI Recordings 1963-1968 (EMI 2007) —Written by T-Bone Walker.Buy it!
Jook “Watch Your Step” from Mojo Presents: Trash! The Roots of Punk (Mojo 2006) —Released in 1978. It was written by Bobby Parker.Buy it!
Georgie Fame “See Saw” from Mod Classics 1964 - 1966 (Ace UK 1964) —Don Covay and Steve Cropper Penned track recorded by Don Covay.Buy it!
Cilla Black “Anytime You Need Me” from Cilla Black - The Abbey Road Decade 1963-1973 (EMI 2003) —Recorded by Garnet Mimms who co-wrote it with Jerry Ragovoy. Cilla did it in 1965.Buy it!
Cliff Bennett & the Rebel Rousers “Got My Mojo Working (Mono) (1998 Digital Remaster)” from Into Our Lives (The EMI Years 1961-1969) (EMI 2009) —I thought Muddy Waters wrote this one, but looks like it's Preston Foster.Buy it!
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders “Seventh Son” from A Groovy Kind Of Love (Fontana 1966) —Willie Dixon composition.Buy it!
The Yardbirds “Too Much Monkey Business [bbc sessions]” from London '65-'67: The BBC Sessions (Warner Bros. 1966) —Chuck Berry compositions are quite prolific on the annual Black History Month of shows on P!TBBB. '65 is when the Yardbirds version was released.Buy it!
Tony Jackson Group “Shake” from Watch Your Step : The Complete Recordings 1964-1966 (Castle 2004) —Tony Jackson who was the first vocalist for the Searchers with his version of the Sam Cooke classic. Sam Cooke died just 2 weeks before it's release in 1964.Buy it!
The Animals “Hallelujah I Love Her So” from The Complete Animals CD COMP (EMI 1990) —The first in what is usually several Ray Charles compositions to be played on this show during the month of February.Buy it!
The Cryan' Shames “Heat Wave” from Sugar & Spice (Columbia 1967) —Holland, Dozier, Holland composition made classic by Martha & The Vandellas.Buy it!
Puppets “Poison Ivy” from Beat, Beat, Beat! Volume One: The Mersey Sound & Other Mop Top Rarities 1962-1963 (Castle 2006) —A little known Liverpool band doing a Lieber/Stoller composition done by the Coasters. This version was released in August of '63.Buy it!
The Chocolate Watchband “In The Midnight Hour [Previously Unreleased]” from No Way Out (Sundazed 1994) —Released by the 'Band in 1967 - originally done by Wilson Pickett.Buy it!
The Hollies “You Better Move On (2004 Digital Remaster)” from Stay With The Hollies (EMI 2009) —This is from the Hollies' debut LP back in 1964. An Arthur Alexander song that the Stones also covered.Buy it!
Gerry & The Pacemakers “A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues (Recorded Live At Oakland Auditorium)” from You'll Never Walk Alone (EMI 2008) —Two in a row originally done by Arthur Alexander.Buy it!
The Beatles “Baby It's You” from Please Please Me [2009 Mono Remaster] (Parlophone UK 2009) —Shirelles number from The Beatles' first record.Buy it!
Paul McCartney “Honey Hush” from Run Devil Run (CAPITOL 1999) —This may be based more on The Johnny Burnett Trio's version, but it was originally done by Big Joe Turner.Buy it!
The Beatles “Please Mr. Postman” from The BBC Beatles - Complete Catalogue No. 1 of 9 (Panda Records 1990) —Recorded for the BBC program, Teenagers Turn in March of '62 and differs significantly from the version they would record a couple years later. Pete Best on drums. This goes out in memory of Gladys Horton from the Marvelettes who passed away last week.Buy it!
Cream “Rollin' and Tumblin'” from BBC Sessions (Polygram 2003) —Muddy Waters number.Buy it!
The Dimensions “Tears On My Pillow” from Mersey Beat (EMI Gold 2003) —Bradford/Lewis composition done originally by the doo-wop band Little Anthony & the ImperialsBuy it!
Paul Revere & The Raiders “Slippin' and Slidin' [Remix]” from Legend of Paul Revere (Columbia 1990) —Little Richard is most closely associated with this one.Buy it!
Billy J. Kramer “I'll Be Doggone” from Do You Want To Know A Secret? (The EMI Recordings 1963-1983) (EMI 2009) —Cover of Marvin Gaye.Buy it!
Herman's Hermits “Silhouettes” from Hermans Hermits (EMI 1965) —Done originally by Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers and The Diamonds...written by Bob Crewe and Frank Slay.Buy it!
The Young Rascals “Mustang Sally” from Young Rascals (Warner Bros. 1966) —Written by Sir Mack Rice and taken to the top of the charts by Wilson Pickett.Buy it!
The Zombies “When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through Her Eyes [BBC-Radio]” from Zombie Heaven: Live On The BBC) (Rhino 1985) —Holland Dozier Holland composition performed by the Supremes/Buy it!
The Koobas “A Place I Know” from Merseybeat-The Story Of The 60s Liverpool Sound (Castle 2006) —Keith Ellis / Stu Leatherwood penned song.Buy it!
Karin Krogh & The Public Enemies “Watermelon Man (Featuring Karin Krogh)” from Girls in the Garage, Pt. 2 (Romulan 1998) —An early Herbie Hancock composition. Done by this band in 1966Buy it!
Spencer Davis Group “Neighbor, Neighbor” from Autumn '66 CD ALBUM (Island 1966) —Jimmy Hughs number.Buy it!
Undertakers “Money (That's What I Want)” from Merseybeat-The Story Of The 60s Liverpool Sound (Castle 2006) —Written by Bradford/Gordie and done by Barrett Strong - covered, literally hundreds of times.Buy it!
Elvis Costello & The Attractions “Slow Down” from Trust (Columbia 1981) —Redd Evans and Larry Williams tune first done by Larry. Elvis's version can be found on the Trust re-issue with bonus disc.Buy it!
The Who “I Don't Mind [Stereo]” from My Generation SINGLE (Decca 2009) —Early Who covering James Brown.Buy it!
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