This time, we’ll check out Dusty Springfield’s follow-up to her landmark album “Dusty In Memphis” , we’ll listen to the b-side of the Box Tops’ big hit “The Letter”, also album cuts from Simon & Garfunkel, Shocking Blue, and the Seeds, and many other musical gems from the swingin’ 60s.
45s by regional bands the Rave-Ons, Thee Midniters, and the Nightly Raid, a 1966 single by JJ Cale, a 1965 b-side by Them, a hit for the Who that Pete Townsend says is still one of the band’s favorites, one of Paul McCartney’s favorite Beatle tunes, the Wailers, the Montanas, Yankee Dollar, and much more music from the 1960s.
An album cut by Harry Nilsson that was inspired by a telephone busy signal and that would become a hit single for Three Dog Night, one of the best b-sides of the decade, plus records by the 13th Floor Elevators, the Impressions, Pearls Before Swine, the Animals, the Beau Brummels, and more.
You’ll hear a fantastic, funky 1967 single by Tammi Terrell, album cuts by Love, the Lovin’ Spoonful, the Rolling Stones, and the Yardbirds, very early Guess Who, a ’68 Elvis b-side, plus the Chocolate Watchband, the Downliners Sect, Howard Tate, and many others.
Album cuts by Jefferson Airplane, Donovan, and Manfred Mann; some cool soul records by Edwin Starr, Erma Franklin, and Barbara Acklin; an early one by the Hollies, A ’65 track by Pat & Lolly Vegas (later to be known as Redbone), plus Kak, Earth Island, garage band 45s and more.
It’s a special show at 45 revolutions per minute as we listen to some of our favorite obscure 45s . You won’t hear the Beatles or the Stones or the Kinks– but you WILL hear the 40 Watt Banana, Ervin Rucker, the Cherry Slush, the Misty Wizards, the Four Shells, 1863 Establishment, the Family Goat, and more.
Tracks from 1968 albums by the Sapphire Thinkers, the Tangerine Zoo, the Growing Concern, and Spooky Tooth, a 1967 single by CCR when they were known as the Golliwogs, a live ’64 cut by the Rolling Stones, the Mamas & the Papas, the Standells, the Equals, and a lot more.