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 10th 2011 5.00am–7.00am
N=music new at the station.
L=local music. Your
purchases using the
Buy it! links
Time zone: central
The Kinks “Beautiful Delilah” from Kinks (Reprise 1964) —Chuck Berry composition.Buy it!
Blues By Five “Boom Boom” from Vol. 6-English Freakbeat (AIP 1996) —Written by John Lee Hooker who recorded it in 1961 - an also recorded by The Animals and The Yardbirds.Buy it!
The Soul Agents “I Just Wanna Make Love To You” from English Freakbeat, Volume 2 (AIP 1996) —Another blues song that so many British bands recorded. Written by Willie Dixon.Buy it!
The Yardbirds “Smokestack Lightnin'” from Five Live Yardbirds (Repertoire 1964) —Written by Chester Burnett a.k.a. Howlin' Wolf.Buy it!
The Mersey Beats “The Fortune Teller” from The Merseybeats (Fontana 1964) —A song written by Allen Toussaint who using the pseudonymn, Naomi Neville.Buy it!
Cilla Black “A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues” from Cilla Black - The Abbey Road Decade 1963-1973 (EMI 2003) —A song written by Terry Thompson and originally recorded by Arthur Alexander. Covered by Johnny Kidd & The Pirates, The Beatles and Gerry & The Pacemaakers (which I played last week)Buy it!
Bobby Fuller Four “Keep A Knockin'” from Never to Be Forgotten: The Mustang Years (Del-Fi 1997) —Little Richard classic.Buy it!
The Rolling Stones “Bye Bye Johnnie” from More Hot Rocks (ABKCO 1972) —Another Chuck Berry numberBuy it!
The Beatnicks “Baby It's You” from The Great Lost Beatnicks Album (Triola 1996) —A song originally done by The ShirellesBuy it!
Helen Shapiro “Fever” from The Ultimate (EMI 1964) —Eddie Cooley, John Davenport composition.Buy it!
Tony Jackson Group “Watch Your Step” from Watch Your Step : The Complete Recordings 1964-1966 (Castle 2004) —Bobby Parker composition.Buy it!
The Jades “I Ain't Got You” from Garage Punk Unknowns Part 2 (Crypt 1999) —Calvin Carter composition.Buy it!
The Dakotas “My Girl Josephine (Stereo)” from Do You Want To Know A Secret? (The EMI Recordings 1963-1983) (EMI 2009) —Dave Bartholemew and Antoine "Fats" Domino song.Buy it!
The Sonics “Good Golly Miss Molly” from Here Are The Sonics!!! (Etiquette 1965) —John Marascalco, Robert Blackwell composition initially recorded by Little Richard.Buy it!
Cliff Bennett & the Rebel Rousers “Barefootin' (Mono)” from Into Our Lives 1961-1969 (EMI 2009) —Robert Parker - not Bobby Parker - composition.Buy it!
Gerry & The Pacemakers “What'd I Say (Recorded Live At Oakland Auditorium)” from You'll Never Walk Alone (EMI 2008) —Ray Charles number.Buy it!
The Moody Blues “Go Now” from Go Now The Moody Blues #1 (London 1970) —Don't think I've played this one yet. Iv'e played the version Denny Laine sang with Wings and the solo version he did of this Bessy Banks original.Buy it!
The Smithereens “Some Other Guy” from B-sides - The Beatles (Koch 2008) —A song performed by Ritchie Barrett. He also co-wrote it with Lieber and Stoller.Buy it!
The Beatles “Shimmy Like Kate” from Live At The Star Club, Hamburg 1962 (Lingasong 1976) —Recorded by the Olympics, written by Cliff Goldsmith and M. Smith. Erroneously called "Shimmy Shimmy" on the Beatles' album.Buy it!
The Beatles “Long Tall Sally” from Past Masters, Vol. 1 (Capitol/Apple 1988) —Little Richard first performed it and co-wrote it with Robert Blackwell and Enotris Johnson.Buy it!
The Hollies “Stay” from Stay With The Hollies (EMI 2009) —Maurice Williams wrote it and did it first with his band, The Zodiacs.Buy it!
Georgie Fame “The Monkey Time” from Mod Classics 1964 - 1966 (Ace UK 1964) —Curtis Mayfield wrote it, Major Lance made it famous and John Wendland hooked me up with this version by Georgie Fame.Buy it!
Chicago Line “Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop” from Vol. 6-English Freakbeat (AIP 1996) —Written by Robert T. Smith and first done by Little Anthony & The Imperials.Buy it!
Manfred Mann “The Way You Do The Things You Do [Stereo]” from Down The Road Apiece: Their EMI Recordings 1963-1968 (EMI 2007) —This was a 1964 hit by The Temptations written by Bobby Rogers and Smokey Robinson.Buy it!
The Zombies “Road Runner” from Zombie Heaven: Live On The BBC (Big Beat rhino.com 2005) —Bo Diddley number. They probably could have pulled off Road Runner by Jr. Walker & The All-Stars too!Buy it!
The Four + 1 “Don't Lie to Me” from English Freakbeat Volume 5 (AIP 1992) —The 3rd Chuck Berry song on today's show.Buy it!
Alex Chilton “Tee Ni Nee Ni Noo / Tip On In” from Stuff (new rose 1986) —A medley of two Slim Harpo tracks.Buy it!
Earl Preston & The T.T.'s “Thumbin' A Ride” from Let's Stomp!: Liverpool Beat 1963 (Edsel 1985) —A song done by The Coasters and written by Lieber/Stoller.Buy it!
Marshall Crenshaw “The "In" Crowd” from Miracle Of Science (Razor and Tie 1996) —Billy Page composition done by many including Ramsey Lewis Trio.Buy it!
Chicago Line “Jump Back (Bonus Track)” from Vol. 6-English Freakbeat (AIP 1996) —Rufus Thomas wrote it and performed it.Buy it!
The Liverpool Five “I'm Your Hoochie Cooche Man” from The Best of Liverpool Five (Sundazed 2008) —Another Willie Dixon tune.Buy it!
Koobas “A Little Piece of my Heart” from Koobas (Columbia 1969) —Erma Franklin did it first, before Janis. Written by Bert Berns and Jerry Ragovoy.Buy it!
Downliners Sect “Tiger In Your Tank” from History Of British Blues Vol. 1 (sire 1973) —And...a third Wille Dixon to close out week two of P!TBBB's 3rd annual Black History Month celebration.Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.