Mid-Day Jamboree (Music)
Sat Jul 30th 2011 1.00pm–3.00pm
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Bob Allen “Midday Jamboree Theme”
from single (self 1995) L —Thanks to Fred Gumaer and all of his great listeners for letting me "co-host" the Mid-Day Jamboree today. Great fun exploring the blending of pop/rock and country music! -Rich Reese
The Searchers “Almost Saturday Night”
from 40th Anniversary Collection (Castle 2003) —A song that was recorded in 1979 on Sire Records. Written by John Fogerty - it's been covered by Dave Edmunds, Rick Nelson, Gene Clark & Carla Olson. John Fogerty also recorded it.
Gerry Rafferty “Can I Have My Money Back?” (UMC 2006) —Title track from Gerry's 1971 solo release which he put into song his displeasure with the higher-ups at the record label where he was.
Chuck Berry “Maybelline” (Chess 1955) R L —From the father of Rock and Roll who was honored yesterday with a statue in University City. Also threw out the first pitch at the Cubs/Cards game at Busch Stadium. The songs owes much to Bob Wills and his version of Ida Red.
Badfinger “I'll Be the One”
from No Dice (Apple Records 1970) —Sometimes you can tell how good a band was by how good their bonus track are. This one is darn good!
The Merseybeats “Fools Like Me”
from The Merseybeats (Fontana 1990) —This is a song written by Jack Clement and Murphy Maddux and recorded by many - most famously by Jerry Lee Lewis.
Beau Brummels “Oh Lonesome Me”
from Introducing The Beau Brummels (Sundazed 1965) —Another track from today's playlist that's been covered multiple times; including Neil Young, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ray Charles and Johnny Cash - written by Don Gibon.
The Monkees “Papa Gene's Blues”
from The Monkees (Colgems 1966) —And one by The Monkees from their debut lp. It was the only song on this release written entirely by Mike Nesmith. He co-wrote one other.
Nick Lowe “Without Love (live)”
from Live! On The Battlefield (Upstart 1994) —A live verion of this song that originally was on Nick's Labour of Lust lp. I chose this one because it features the fine guitar work of Bill Kirchen.
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