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session 572 -- pop music makes strange bedfellows April 27 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Giorgio: Mendocino from LP That's Bubble Gum - That's Giorgio
Hansa (Ger.), 1969
wr. Doug Sahm; pr. Giorgio Moroder
3.4
session 571 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) April 22 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Joann Bon & The Coquettes: It May Kill Me MTA, 1968
wr. Jan Howard
pr. Roy Drusky
7.1
session 570 -- Tribe Sing The Creative Genius Of Yoko Ono April 20 '16  
artist: title notes file size
The Tribe: Why from LP Tribe Sing The Creative Genius Of George Harrison, John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Pickwick, 1971
wr. Yoko Ono
7.1
session 569 -- the Rojac hypocricy April 14 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Chico & Buddy: A Thing Call The Jones [sic] Tay-Ster (Rojac subsid.), 1970
wr. D. Hamilton, T. Jones & L. Thomas
pr. J. Taylor & S. Hassett; superv. Benny Hall

an anti-dope anthem, yet Taylor was also known as the "dope kingpin of Harlem"

3.3
session 568 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) March 29 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Jay Hodge Orch., gtr. Lloyd Rowe: Goatsville Cornuto (Hwd. CA), c.1961
wr. Lloyd Rowe

< Cornuto Records logo

3.1
session 567 -- Monkey Mans March 25 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Tim Whitsett & The Imperials: Monkey Man
2. Baby Huey & The Baby Sitters: Monkey Man
3. David Hollis: Monkey Man
4. Charlie Kyle: Monkey Man Blues
5. Ida Cox: Chicago Monkey Man Blues
6. The Maytals: Monkey Man
7. Geezinslaw Brothers: Monkey Man
8. Clarence Lofton: Monkey Man Blues
9. Gene Burks: Monkey Man
10. Tommy Ridgley: Monkey Man
11. Sara Martin (with Clarence Williams): Monkey Man Blues
12. Big Three Trio: I Ain't Gonna Be Your Monkey Man No More
13. Rolling Stones: Monkey Man
14. Sara Martin: What More Can A Monkey Woman Do?
15. Jim Dickinson & the Catmando Quartet: Monkey Man

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1. Ace, 1962
2. St. Lawrence, 1965
3. Hip, 1967; courtesy Opulent Conceptions
4. Victor, 1928
5. Paramount, 1924
6. Beverley's (JA), 1969
7. Step One, 1994
8. Vocalion, 1935
9. Arock, 1963
10. Imperial, 1952
11. Okeh, 1923
12. Columbia, 1949
13. Decca (UK), 1969
14. Okeh, 1925
15. Southtown, 1964

meaning of "Monkey Man"

eeeps: Downa

57.4
session 566 -- "Where Was I?" versions March 19 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Micki Lynn: Where Was I
2. Teri Thornton: Where Was I?

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1. Capitol, 1965; arr. H.B. Barnum; pr. David Axelrod
2. Mothers Records & The Snarf Co., 1967; arr. & pr. H.B. Barnum

wr. "Martins & Lee" = pseudonyms for Joe Kookoolis & Rose Marie McCoy, respectively

hats off to JN & MR

6.0
session 565 -- worst album of all time March 18 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Love Me
2. Teddy Bear
3. Hound Dog
4. All Shook Up
5. One Night
6. Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
7. Love Me Tender
8. Don't Be Cruel
9. Blue Suede Shoes
10. My Baby Left Me
11. Heartbreak Hotel
12. It's Now Or Never

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Dot, 1963
pr. Randy Wood

Elvis Presley (1957): "I think [Pat Boone]'s undoubtedly the finest voice out now. ... I mean, I'm not saying that to make me look good, I actually think that."

43.7
session 564 -- Department of Barking Up The Wrong Tree Feb. 11 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Donna Lynn: Oh I'm In Love (With George Maharis) Epic, 1963
wr., arr. & pr. Jack Wolf & "Bugs" Bower
3.4
session 563 -- va-va-voom! Jan. 26 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Jeri Simpson: In My Black Lace Sun-Kist (Sherman Oaks CA), 1956
wr. Jack & Bill Simpson
with Barney Kessel (g), Ray Leatherwood (bs)

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3.0
session 562 -- weird party Jan. 3 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Eric Burdon & The Animals: Mama Told Me Not To Come
2. Bob Dylan with The Band: Million Dollar Bash (tk. 2)
3. Van Morrison: Madame George
4. The Monkees: Randy Scouse Git
5. Velvet Underground: Sister Ray
6. Wilson Pickett: Mama Told Me Not To Come

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1. Decca (UK), 1966; wr. Randy Newman
2. from The Basement Tapes (1967); wr. Bob Dylan
3. from LP T.B. Sheets (Bang, 1973 (rec. c.1967)); wr. Van Morrison; pr. Bert Berns
4. from LP Headquarters (Colgems, 1967); wr. Micky Dolenz; pr. Douglas Farthing Hatlelid
5. from LP White Light/White Heat (Verve, 1968); wr. Lou Reed; pr. Tom Wilson
6. Atlantic, 1972; wr. Randy Newman; pr. Brad Shapiro & Dave Crawford
45.0
session 561 -- Marc Bolan as "Toby Tyler" Dec. 30 '15  
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1. Toby Tyler: The Road I'm On (Gloria)
2. Toby Tyler: Blowin' In The Wind

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1. orig. unrel.; wr. Dion DiMucci
2. orig. unrel.; wr. Bob Dylan

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6.8
session 560 -- New Orleans nonsense Dec. 24 '15  
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1. Ernie K-Doe: Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta
2. Jessie Hill: Oo Poo Pah Doo (pts. 1 & 2)
3. Art Neville: Zing, Zing
4. Dave Bartholomew & His Orch.: Tra-La-La
5. Lloyd Price: Woe Ho Ho
6. Lee Dorsey: Ya Ya
7. Bobby Marchan: Chickee-Wah-Wah
8. Lloyd Price: Chee Koo Baby
9. The Hawks: I-Yi
10. Sugar Boy & His Cane Cutters: Jock-O-Mo
11. Huey "Piano" Smith & His Clowns: Don't You Know Yockomo
12. Art Neville: Cha Dooky-Doo
13. Lee Dorsey: Lottie-Mo
14. Roy Montrell & His Band: Oooh-Wow
15. Lee Dorsey: Do-Re-Mi
16. Jessie Hill: Oogsey Moo
17. Art Neville: Oooh-Whee Baby
18. Jessie Hill: Scoop Scoobie Doobie

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1. Minit, 1961
2. Minit, 1960
3. Specialty, 1958
4. Decca, 1951
5. Specialty, 1956
6. Fury, 1961
7. Gale, 1957
8. Specialty, 1954
9. Imperial, 1954
10. Checker, 1954
11. Ace, 1958
12. Specialty, 1958
13. Valiant, 1961
14. Specialty, 1956
15. Fury, 1961
16. Minit, 1961
17. Specialty, 1957
18. Minit, 1960
62.0
session 559 -- logrolling with Little Richard & Jerry Lee Nov. 13 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Little Richard: Whole Lotta Shakin'
2. Jerry Lee Lewis: Good Golly Miss Molly
3. Little Richard: Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On
4. Jerry Lee Lewis with The Nashville Teens: Good Golly Miss Molly

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1. Specialty, 1959; wr. David Williams
2. Sun, 1962; wr. Blackwell & Marascasco
3. Vee Jay, 1964; wr. David & Williams
4. Philips (Ger.), 1964; wr. R. Penniman
12.8
session 558 -- New Sensations In Sound Nov. 10 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. uncredited: New Sensations In Sound
2. The Blenders with Mitchell Ayres & His Orch.: New Sensations In Sound

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1. RCA Vic., "Radio & 'Victrola' Div.", c.1955; wr. (uncr.) Raymond Scott & Mack David
2. RCA Vic., 1956; wr. Raymond Scott & Mack David
5.3
session 557 -- Charlie Foxx and Swamp Dogg make over Gene Pitney Nov. 6 '15  
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1. Gene Pitney (as "P.G."): She's A Heartbreaker
2. Gene Pitney: Baby, You're My Kind Of Woman
3. Gene Pitney: Hate
4. Gene Pitney: Run, Run, Roadrunner
5. Gene Pitney: (1-2-3-4-5-6-7) Count The Days

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1. Musicor, 1968; wr. Jerry Williams & Charlie Foxx; arr. Teacho Wiltshire & Charlie Foxx; pr. Charlie Foxx
2. Musicor, 1969; wr. Jerry Williams & Charlie Foxx; arr. Teacho Wiltshire; pr. Charlie Foxx & Gene Pitney
3. Musicor, 1969; wr. J. Williams, C. Foxx, L. Harrison & B. Coley; arr. Teacho Wiltshire & Charlie Foxx; pr. Charlie Foxx
4: from LP She's A Heartbreaker (Musicor, 1968); wr. Jerry Williams; pr. Charlie Foxx
5. from LP She's A Heartbreaker (Musicor, 1968); wr. Y. Williams, C. Foxx & B. O'Dell; pr. Charlie Foxx

< Gene Pitney, Charlie Foxx

20.2
session 556 -- The Pat Man Nov. 5 '15  
artist: title notes file size
Pat Boone: The Fat Man from EP A Date With Pat Boone (Dot, 1957)
wr. Bartholomew & Domino; pr. Randy Wood
2.5
session 555 -- It Takes One To Know One Dept. Oct. 30 '15  
artist: title notes file size
Pat Boone: U.F.O. Melodyland (Motown subsid.), 1976
wr. L. Norman
pr. Buck Herring (for Mike Curb Prod's.)
4.6
session 554 -- greater than it's rare, or rarer than it's great? Oct. 23 '15  
artist: title notes file size
Orla Miller: This Time Is For Real

B-side:
Orla Miller: I'm So In Love With Her

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Jytta (Riverside CA) 210
wr. Orla Miller

thx FvdE, BC, TA

Orla Miller today | Orla Miller at Facebook

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7.7
session 553 -- 3040304030403 Blues Aug. 21 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Peetie Wheatstraw: 304 Blues
2. Lonnie Johnson: 403 Blues

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1. Decca, 1938
2. Bluebird, 1939
8.1
session 552 -- Trump himself could hardly have done better Aug. 18 '15  
artist: title notes file size
Paul Ballenger & The Flares: Pig Reed (Birm. AL), 1959
wr. Ballenger & Greene

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3.5
session 551 -- Pray-Tel Disco Hits Aug. 7 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Lou Reed: Disco Mystic
2. Cristina: Disco Clone
3. The Who: Sister Disco
4. White Boy: Disco Elephant
5. Bill Joy: How Long Are You Staying?

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1. from LP The Bells (Arista, 1979)
2. Ze (12" 45); pr. John Cale
3. from LP Who Are You (MCA, 1978)
4: Doodley Squat, 1977; wr. Ott & Whip
5. MSR, 1980; wr. Mary Urrutia; note: song-poem
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