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 Dec 8th 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
Roxy Music “Over You” from The Best of Roxy Music (Virgin 2001) —Another installment of "Same Title...Different Song". Couldn't really get much differenter than this one. Differenter, that's a word right? Anyway, this was first put out in 1980.Buy it!
Freddie & The Dreamers “Over You” from The Ultimate Collection (EMI 2000) —A single that charted at #13 in the UK back in 1964. However, was not released here in the states. It's on just about every best of compilation though.Buy it!
The Hollies “Signs That Will Never Change (2003 Remaster)” from The Long Road Home 1963-2003 - 40th Anniversary Collection (EMI UK 2003) —Drummer Bobby Elliot was born on this day back in 1942. This song was originally released on the 1967 Evolution album.Buy it!
The Doors “Roadhouse Blues [live]” from The Doors: An Oliver Stone Film Original Soundtrack Recording (Ekektra 1991) —Jim Morrison was born on this day back in 1943.Buy it!
The Blues Magoos “One By One” from Kaliedescope Compendium - The Best of the Blues Magoos (Mercury 1992) —Geoff Daking was born on this day back in 1947.Buy it!
Elton John “Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)” from Elton John: Greatest Hits 1976-1986 (Island / Mercury 2002) —It was 31 years ago on this day that John Lennon died. The rest of the show will pay tribute to John.Buy it!
Billy Preston “Eight Days A Week” from The Gold Standard Series Pop Classics - Billy Preston (J2Global 2011) —From 1965.Buy it!
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas “I Call Your Name (Mono) (1998 Digital Remaster)” from Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas: The Best of the EMI Years (EMI UK 1991) —From 1963, according to allmusic guide, which would predate the Beatles' version of this one.Buy it!
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