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 24th 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
Muddy Waters “Got My Mojo Working”
from The Chess Box (MCA/Chess 1989) —From 1959. I played Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers' version 3 weeks ago. It's also been done by The Zombies, Shadows of The Knight, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Manfred Mann, The Golden Cups and Asylum Street Spankers to name a few.
from Hard To Find Jukebox Classics 1957 - Rhythm And Rock (Hit Parade 2008) —From 1960. The version by Hermans Hermits was played on week one from this year's Black History Month celebration.
Marvin Gaye “I'll Be Doggone”
from The Classic Rhythm & Blues Collection, Vol. 2 1964-1966 (time-life 2001) —This 1965 song was covered by many including Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers and the version I played 3 weeks ago by Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas.
Parker, Bobby “Watch Your Step”
from John Lennon's Jukebox (EMI Virgin 2004) —Two versions of this were played during Black History Month 3 weeks ago by Jook and two weeks ago by the Tony Jackson Group. Also played the opening riff of The Beatles' I Feel Fine to show how certain riffs can be borrowed and recycled in rock and roll.
Sam Cooke “Bring It On Home To Me”
from The Best of Sam Cooke (RCA 1962) —There are so many versions of this song to choose from including, John Lennon's, Paul McCartney's, The Animals', Britt Daniels', The Zombies' and The Dave Clark Five's. And the one we began last week's show with by The Merseybeats.
Ritchie Barrett “Some Other Guy”
from single (Atlantic 1962) —A very prominent song in Beatles lore, being prominently featured in their live shows during their formative years. It's been done by a host of other bands including the Big Three, Terry Dee & The Roadrunners, The Searchers, The Henchmen and the one playe
Ben E. King “So Much Love”
from Goffin & King: A Gerry Goffin & Carole King Song Collection 1961-67 (Ace 2007) —Dusty Springfield's cover was played last week.
Larry Williams “Slow Down”
from Loud, Fast & Out of Control: The Wild Sounds of the '50s (Rhino 1958) —Speaking of many versions to choose from....I finally settled on Elvis Costello's and The Beatles'.
Ramsey Lewis Trio “The "In" Crowd”
from The Classic Rhythm & Blues Collection, Vol. 2 1964-1966 (time-life 1965) —Played Marshall Crenshaw's version a couple weeks ago.
Bo Diddley “You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover”
from 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection - The Best Of Bo Diddley (Geffen unk 2000) —Played the Shadows of The Knight's version last week.
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