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.
With Rich Reese
Thu Feb 3rd 2011 5.00am–7.00am
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
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.
Manfred Mann “Stormy Monday Blues”
from Down The Road Apiece: Their EMI Recordings 1963-1968 (EMI 2007) —Written by T-Bone Walker.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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