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Annals of Probe

session 630 -- Before They Were Zep Nov. 21 '19  
artist: title notes file size
Jimmy Page:
1. Jimmy Page: She Just Satisfies
2. Jimmy Page: Keep Movin'

John Bonham:
3. The Senators: She's A Mod
4. The Senators: Lot About You

John Paul Jones:
5. John Paul Jones: Baja
6. John Paul Jones: A Foggy Day In Vietnam

Robert Plant:
7. Robert Plant: Laughin', Cryin', Laughin'
8. Robert Plant: Our Song
9. Robert Plant: Long Time Coming
10. Robert Plant: I've Got A Secret
11. Band Of Joy: For What It's Worth
12. Band Of Joy: Hey Joe

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1-2. Fontana (UK), 1965
3-4. Dial (UK), 1964
5-6. Pye (UK), 1964
7-10. CBS (UK), 1967
11-12. demos, 1967
46.6
session 629 -- A Cigarette And A Funny Book and other golden greats Oct. 17 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. Bessie Smith & Clara Smith: My Man Blues
2. Roy Castle: Voodoo Girl
3. Shorty Joe & The Four Winds: A Cigarette And A Funny Book
4. Joe Woods: I Found A Love (pts. 1 & 2)
5. Kelly Garrett: Wild One
6. Arthur Prysock: The Young Runaways
7. The Knockouts (Bob D'Andrea): Mo Jo (Got My Mo Jo Working) (pts. 1 & 2)
8. Jennifer Wells: Dining In Chinatown
9. Johnny Kallum: Patty And Friends
10. Jonathan King: A Modest Proposal (Swift's Song)

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1. Columbia, 1925; Stanley Miller, p
2. CBS (UK), 1965; wr. Hayes & Castle; arr. Kenny Napper; pr. Ted Taylor
3. Bella, 1952; wr. Gene Aston; Joe Tomasello, tpt
4. Hit-Pack (Det. MI), 1965; wr. West, Pickett & Schofield; arr. Sam Motley; pr. S. Motley & L. Gist
5. from TV show Shindig, 1964; with The Blossoms
6. Verve, 1968; wr. Kevin Coughlin & Fred Karger; pr. Pete Spargo & Hy Weiss; "from the MGM motion picture The Young Runaways")
7. Tribute/Scepter, 1964; wr. P. Foster; pr. Eddie Heller
8. Genuine (NYC), 1969; wr. C. Younge; cond. Frank Metis
9. Casino/GRT, 1976; wr. J. Kallum & S. Rossi; pr. Steve Rossi & Al DeLory (Patty Hearst story novelty record)
10. from LP Pandora's Box (UK, 1973); wr. & pr. Jonathan King; arr. Phil Dennys
44.3
session 628 -- fight / switch Oct. 5 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. 100 Proof (Aged In Soul): I'd Rather Fight Than Switch
2. George Jones & The Jones Boys: I'd Rather Switch Than Fight
3. A.C. Reed: I'd Rather Fight Than Switch
4. Ruby Johnson: I'd Rather Fight Than Switch
5. Don Whitley & Joyce Duke: We'd Rather Fight Than Switch
6. uncredited: I'd Rather Fight Than Swish
7. Charlie Walker: I'd Rather Switch Than Fight
8. Rev. Overstreet & Templette's: Rather Fight Than Switch
9. uncredited: I'd Rather Swish Than Fight
10. South Shore Commission: I'd Rather Switch Than Fight
11. Clyde Beavers: I'd Rather Fight Than Switch
12. David Morris: I'd Rather Switch Than Fight
13. Larry Williams: I'd Rather Fight Than Switch
14. Edwin Starr: I'd Rather Fight Than Switch
15. The Tomboys: I'd Rather Fight Than Switch

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1. Hot Wax, 1972
2. Musicor, 1965
3. U.S.A., 1965
4. Stax, orig. unrel.
5. Chart, 1965
6. Camp, c.1964
7. Epic, 1965
8. Little Axe, 1969
9. Camp, c.1964
10. Wand, 1975
11. Ka$h, 1965
12. Radnor, 1969
13. Okeh, 1966
14. 20th Century Fox, 1979
15. Swan, 1964
59.4
session 627 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) Sept. 3 '19  
artist: title notes file size
Jack Merlin: "Doo Wah Hooba Looba" Drip Drop Shala La Blues Cameo, 1964
wr. Boudleaux Bryant

< Jack Merlin

3.3
session 626 -- bad boys / bad girls Sept. 1 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. The Jive Bombers: Bad Boy
2. The Miracles: Bad Girl
3. Carole King: He's A Bad Boy
4. Joanie Sommers: Little Girl Bad
5. Paul Jones: I've Been A Bad, Bad Boy
6. The Griffins: Bad Little Girl
7. Marty Wilde: Bad Boy
8. Hedy Sontag: Bad Girl
9. Christine Cooper: (They Call Him A) Bad Boy
10. Davey Payne: Bad Girls
11. Carole Quinn: Good Boy Gone Bad
12. Frankie & The Damons: Bad Woman
13. The Donays: Bad Boy
14. Lee Moses: Bad Girl (pts. 1 & 2)
15. Heinz: I'm Not A Bad Boy
16. The Bossmen: Bad Girl
17. Holy Modal Rounders: Bad Boy
18. The Boys: Bad Little Girl
19. Steve France with The Hornets: Bad Boy
20. Marie Franklin: Bad Bad Woman
21. John Lee Hooker: Bad Boy
22. The Orioles: Bad Little Girl
23. John Miller: I've Been A Bad, Bad Boy
24. The Zakary Thaks: Bad Girl
25. Alton Ellis: Big Bad Boy
26. Little Esther: I'm A Bad, Bad Girl
27. Shuggie Smith & The Cajuns: Twisting With Bad Boy Bubbles
28. New York Dolls: Bad Girl (live)
29. Pam Dickinson: Bad Boy
30. Oscar Weathers: Bad Woman
31. Patti Smith with Lenny Kaye: Ballad Of A Bad Boy
32. Lee Moses: She's A Bad Girl
33. Sue Thompson: Bad Boy
34. The Symbols: Last Year About This Time
35. The Castle Sisters: Bad Boy
36. The Golden Cups: This Bad Girl
37. Eddie Taylor: Bad Boy
38. Shockabilly: Your Good Girl Is Gonna Go Bad
39. The Kingbeats: I've Been A Bad Bad Boy
40. Slim Rhodes: Bad Girl
41. Floyd Dakil Four: Bad Boy
42. Paul Revere & The Raiders: (You're A) Bad Girl
43. Larry Williams: Bad Boy
44. Blue Beats: Bad Girl

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session 625 -- Dark On You Now, aka Swallow The Sun Aug. 3 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. The Ashes: Dark On You Now
2. The Love Exchange: Swallow The Sun
3. Peanut Butter Conspiracy: Dark On You Now

bonus:
4. The Ashes: Is There Anything I Can Do

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1. Vault, 1967; wr. John Merrill; pr. J. Lewerke & R. Delvy
2. Uptown, 1967; wr. John Merrill; arr. Al Capps; pr. Larry Goldberg
3. Columbia, 1967; wr. J. Merrill; pr. Gary Usher
4. Vault, 1966; wr. Jackie DeShannon & Nick DeCaro; pr. Richard Delvy

pic: John Merrill

17.0
session 624 -- James Joyce as pop songwriter July 24 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. The Dubliners: Humpty Dumpty
2. Derek Strahan: The Ballad Of Joking Jesus
3. Syd Barrett: Golden Hair

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1. from LP At Home With The Dubliners (Tribune (Ie.), 1969); wr. James Joyce And The Society Of Authors Playrights And Composers, & The Dubliners
2. from EP Gather Ye Rosebuds (The Living (UK), 1960); wr. Joyce & Strahan
3. Harvest (UK), 1969; wr. Joyce & Barrett; pr. David Gilmour & Roger Waters
9.3
session 623 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) July 20 '19  
artist: title notes file size
Little Lynn & The Four Rivers: Send My Records C.O.D. Music City, 1963
wr. Dobard & Martin; "A Dobard & Maeson Prod."
2.7
session 622 -- The Beast on Ketchum July 4 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. The Beast: This Ain't No Ride It's Suicide
2. The Beast: I'm Going Back To The Back Of The Woods

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Ketchum (Tulsa OK), 1977
both wr. The Beast (aka David Ketchum)

6.2
session 621 -- It's Nothing To Me July 2 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. Loy Clingman: It's Nothing To Me
2. Red Kirk: It's Nothing To Me (v.1)
3. Buddy Long: It's Nothin' To Me
4. Jim Reeves: It's Nothin' To Me
5. Bob Hood & The Rhythmaires: It's Nothing To Me
6. The Coasters: T'aint Nothin' To Me
7. Sanford Clark: It's Nothing To Me
8. Red Kirk: It's Nothing To Me (v.2)
9. Harlan Howard: It's Nothing To Me
10. Johnny Winter: Ain't Nothing To Me
11. The Sadies: It's Nothing To Me
12. Lee Hazlewood: It's Nothing To Me

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1. Liberty Bell (Phx. AZ)/Dot, 1957
2. Ring (N'ville TN)/ABC-Pmt., 1957
3. Demon, 1959; pr. Sill & Hazlewood
4. from LP Tall Tales And Short Tempers (RCA, 1961); pr. Chet Atkins
5. Golden Crest, 1964
6. Atco, 1964; rec. live at Apollo Theater
7. Ramco, 1965; arr. Jimmy Bryant; pr. Floyd Ramsey & Al Natterman
8. Great (N'ville TN), 1967
9. RCA Vic., 1968
10. from LP Still Alive And Well (Col., 1973); pr. Rick Derringer
11. from CD Pure Diamond Gold (Bloodshot, 1999)
12. from CD Cake Or Death (Ever, 2006); arr. Lars Samuelson; pr. Lee Hazlewood

wr. Leon Payne, as "Pat Patterson"

47.4
session 620 -- A Modern Monster: sdtk. to Kent/Modern ad (Billboard, Oct. 2 '65) June 20 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. The Ikettes: I'm So Thankful
2. Vernon & Jewell: Hold My Hand
3. Lowell Fulsom: Black Nights
4. Z.Z. Hill: That's It

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1. Modern, 1965; wr. Gordon & Wilson
2. Kent, 1965; wr. Roby; song aka "Just To Hold My Hand"
3. Kent, 1965; wr. Fulsom
4. Kent, 1965; wr. Hill

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session 619 -- Fifty Years On: early covers of John & Taupin songs May 25 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. Birds Of A Feather: Take Me To The Pilot
2. Dorothy Morrison: Border Song (Holy Moses)
3. Toe-Fat: Bad Side Of The Moon
4. Lulu: I Can't Go On Living Without You
5. Edward Woodward: The Tide Will Turn For Rebecca
6. Brian Keith: When The First Tear Shows
7. Mike Batt Orch.: Country Comfort
8. Roger James Cooke: Skyline Pigeon
9. Roy Everett: Empty Sky
10. Edwin Bee: I've Been Loving You
11. Bonnie Herman: Michelle's Song
12. Three Dog Night: Lady Samantha
13. Silver Metre: Sixty Years On
14. Mr. Bloe: 71-75 New Oxford Street
15. Mary Travers: Indian Sunset
16. Nite People: Season Of The Rain
17. Eugene Pitt & The Jyve Fyve: Come Down In Time
18. Guy Darrell: Turn To Me
19. Hayden Wood: Sixty Years On
20. Silver Metre: Now They've Found Me (Ballad Of A Well Known Gun)
21. Maurizio Vandelli: Era Lei (It's Me That You Need)
22. Lulu: Come Down In Time
23. Three Dog Night: Your Song
24. California License: The Cage
25. Mr. Bloe: Get Out (Of This Town)

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119.1
session 618 -- Arf! March 19 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks, voc. J.L. Sanders: Little Orphan Annie
2. Anita O'Day with Jimmy Giuffre: Orphan Annie
3. Joel Mathis: Little Orphan Annie
4. David Allan Coe: Little Orphan Annie
5. Kaleidoscope: Little Orphan Annie
6. Ray Martin & His Orch.: Little Orphan Annie
7. Rochell & The Candles with Johnny Wyatt: Annie's Not An Orphan Anymore
8. Wayne Cochran: Little Orphan Annie
9. The Sopwith "Camel": Little Orphan Annie
10. The Pasadena Roof Orch.: Little Orphan Annie
11. The Deacons: Little Orphan Annie
12. The Odyssey: Little Orphan Annie
13. Tony Rice: Orphan Annie
14. Sidney Bechet & His All Star Band: Orphan Annie's Blues
15. Rodney Lay with The Blazers: Little Orphan Annie
16. Sally Hamlin: Little Orphant Annie
17. Tony Kaye & The Heartbeats: Hey, Hey, Little Orphan Annie

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session 617 -- to the Archies as The Quarrymen are to The Beatles Feb. 27 '19  
artist: title notes file size
Archie: Idol-ness In Riverdale

1. I'll Show Her
2. introduction
3. Gargoyles
4. comedy talk
5. What Do You Do?
6. comedy talk
7. How
8. end of act one
9. Friday Afternoon
10. comedy talk
11. Rehearsal Song
12. comedy talk
13. Anticipation
14. comedy talk
15. Rainbow In My Tears
16. finale
17. Archie

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Tifton, c.1966
book, music and lyrics by Bean Clayton (aka Clay A. Boland, Jr.) & Raol Alland (aka Allison H. Roulston)

for DCH

note: if burning to disc, add 0 between tracks

70.5
session 616 -- Beatle answer rarity Jan. 4 '19  
artist: title notes file size
Eleanore Rigby: Father McKenzie

B-side bonus:
Eleanore Rigby: Nudity

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Amsterdam, 1969; arr. Tom Scott; pr. Bob Thiele
A. wr. T. Scott, P. Rivelli & B. Thiele
B. wr. G.D. Weiss & B. Thiele

"Eleanore Rigby" = Priscilla Kennedy, pictured here as member of The Pearlettes

6.5
session 615 -- introducing Luigi Nicholas Jan. 1 '19  
artist: title notes file size
1. Luigi Nicholas: Ones I Knew So Well
2. Luigi Nicholas: Sweet Death

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Zuma; both wr. Nicholas

< Zuma principal Major Bill Smith

10.0
session 614 -- who's got a brand new bag? Dec. 20 '18  
artist: title notes file size
1. Rudi & The Rain Dearz: Santa's New Bag
2. Jim & Cathy: Santa's Got A Brand New Bag
3. Gary Walker: Santa's Got A Brand New Bag
4. Joey Reynolds: Santa's Got A Brand New Bag
5. The Bad Girls: Santa's Got A Brand New Bag
6. The Hollyridge Strings: Santa's Got A Brand New Bag
7. The Soul Saints Orch.: Santa's Got A Bag Of Soul

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1. Tinsel, 1966; wr. Chick Kancurry [sic]; pr. Kriss & Kross (for Kixx)
2. Cadet, 1965; wr. Jim Post; pr. Steve Poncio
3. Jin, 1965; wr. J. Brown
4. Swan, 1966; wr. J. Reynolds & R. Martin; arr. Bobby Martin
5. from Texas
6. Capitol, 1965; wr., arr. & pr. Stu Phillips
7. Hotpie & Candy, 1994; wr., arr. & pr. Soul-Saints
25.9
session 613 -- super-rare, super-great, truly live Sept. 8 '18  
artist: title notes file size
Jimmy Bishop On Stage Live At The Nixon Theatre:

1. opening theme
2. Johnny Stewart: Sweet Soul Music
3. stage announcement
4. The Delfonics: Alfie
5. The Delfonics: You've Been Untrue
6. stage announcement
7. The Ambassadors: Ain't No Sun
8. The Ambassadors: (I've Got To Find) Happiness
9. introduction
10. The Stairsteps: Something Is Missing
11. The Stairsteps feat. Cubie: Don't Waste Your Time
12. The Intruders: (You'd Better) Check Yourself
13. The Intruders: A Love That's Real
14. Billy Stewart: Summertime
15. Billy Stewart: I Do Love You

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Meka 1001, 1967
Nixon Theatre, Philadelphia PA

note: if burning to disc, add 0 between tracks

59.7
session 612 -- the composer sings his song Aug. 18 '18  
artist: title notes file size
Brute Force: Nobody Knows Apple 8 (UK), 1969
wr. Brute Force
pr. The Tokens

see also Chiffons' original version

4.7
session 611 -- Girls cubed June 23 '18  
artist: title notes file size
1. Eddie Hodges: (Girls, Girls, Girls) Made To Love
2. Jimmy Maddin & The Nighthoppers, voc Kiki Paige: Girls, Girls, Girls
3. Billy Lamont: Girls, Girls, Girls
4. The Fourmost: Girls Girls Girls
5. NRBQ: Made To Love
6. Paul Alexander: Girls, Girls, Girls
7. Richie's Room 222 Gang: Girls, Girls, Girls (That's All On My Mind)
8. The Coasters: Girls Girls Girls (pts. 1 & 2)
9. Claude François: Belles! Belles! Belles!
10. Chuck Jackson: Girls, Girls, Girl
11. The Intruders: Girls, Girls, Girls
12. The Everly Brothers: Made To Love (Girls, Girls, Girls)
13. Elvis Presley: Girls! Girls! Girls!

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see also mind-melting promo film for tr. 9

45.3
session 610 -- Ham Sandwich (pt. 2) June 18 '18  
artist: title notes file size
The Rainbows: Gonna Go Down (To See My Baby) Mercury, 1962
wr. Allen, Couch, Sherrill, Barger & Montgomery
pr. Billy Sherrill

see also Ham Sandwich (pt. 1)

2.8
session 609 -- Carl Perkin's Smash! Blue Suede Shoes June 16 '18  
artist: title notes file size
Recorded by:
1. Bob Roubian with Cliffie Stone & His Orch.
2. Sid King & The Five Strings
3. Buddy Merrill (from The Lawrence Welk Show)
4. Roy Hall
5. Jim Lowe
6. Boyd Bennett & His Rockets
7. Sam (The Man) Taylor & His Orch.
8. Jerry Mercer & His Orch.
9. Carl Perkins
10. Pee Wee King & His Band
11. Elvis Presley

bonus:
12. Roy Hall: You Ruined My Blue Suede Shoes

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wr. Carl Perkins

36.6
session 608 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) April 28 '18  
artist: title notes file size
Lou Rawls: The Split Capitol, 1968
wr. Q. Jones & E. Shelby
arr. & cond. H.B. Barnum
pr. David Axelrod

title song of MGM motion picture

3.5
session 607: half Japanese April 11 '18  
artist: title notes file size
Little Ronnie Session: Mommy's Japanese Pike, 1960
wr. Tommy Dee
pr. Flowers & Dee

"Little Ronnie Session" aka future Nashville star Ronnie Sessions

3.8
session 606 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) March 17 '18  
artist: title notes file size
Lonnie Hewit & The Crew: Eenie Meenie Mynie (And Moe) Wee (Oakland CA)
c.1965

< Lonnie

2.8
session 605 -- see the transient beauty of the Dairy Freeze queen March 4 '18  
artist: title notes file size
1. Noel: Hey Yesterday Where's My Mind
2. Mother's Worry: Yesterday, Where's My Mind
3. Susan Christie: Yesterday, Where's My Mind?
4. The Box Tops: Yesterday Where's My Mind

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1. Tower, 1969
2. Look, 1968
3. 1969, orig. unrel.
4. Bell LP, 1968

wr. John Reid (or Jon Reid, or John Reed)

25.5
session 604 -- Young Neil Feb. 1 '18  
artist: title notes file size
1. The Guess Who?: Flying On The Ground Is Wrong
2. The Improper Bostonians: Out Of My Mind
3. The Everly Brothers: Mr. Soul
4. Subconcious Mind [sic]: On The Way Home
5. Teenmakers: Southern Man
6. Summer Snow: Flying On The Ground
7. The Brooklyn Bridge: Down By The River
8. The Next Of Kin: Mr. Soul
9. The Cascades: Flying On The Ground
10. The Deep Set: Cinnamon Girl
11. Fever Tree: (Clancy) Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing
12. Sylvester & The Hot Band: Southern Man
13. The Human Instinct: I Think I'll Go Back Home
14. Buddy Miles: Down By The River
15. Suburban 9 To 5: Flying On The Ground
16. Burson Enterprise: Mr. Soul
17. The Gentrys: Cinnamon Girl
18. Dave Clark Five: Southern Man
19. The Byrds: Cowgirl In The Sand
20. The Road: Mr. Soul
21. Yellow Hand: Down To The Wire
22. Joey Gregorash: Down By The River

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1. Quality (Can.), 1967
2. Minuteman, 1967; courtesy EL
3. orig. unrel., 1968; pr. Jack Nitzsche
4. Vintage, 1968
5. Parlophone (Dk.), 1970
6. Capitol, 1967
7. Buddah, 1970
8. United Audio, 1968
9. Smash, 1967; arr. Jack Nitzsche
10. Target (Irl.), 1970
11. Uni, 1969
12. Blue Thumb, 1973
13. Pye (NZ), 1970
14. Mercury, 1970
15. Golden Voice, 1968
16. Ru-Ro, 1968
17. Sun, 1970
18. Columbia (UK), 1971
19. Asylum, 1973
20. Kama Sutra, 1969
21. Capitol, 1970
22. Polydor (Can.), 1971

all wr. Neil Young

101.7
session 603 -- Lord Crazy Crazy Dec. 27 '17  
artist: title notes file size
1. Lord Crazy & His Witchy Bitches: The Witchy-Bitchy Super-Duper Eyeball-Highball Cocktail Party Hell-Based Ghost-Chased
2. Lord Crazy & The Safaris: Crazy, Crazy
3. The Safaris: Crazy-Crazy
4. The Safaris: J Think Of You [sic]

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1-2. CCA (Ger.) 5020, 1966
3-4. CCA (Ger.) 5005, 1966
15.1
session 602 -- bad taste is tuneless Nov. 9 '17  
artist: title notes file size
The Belmonts: Come Take A Walk With Me Sabina, 1963
wr. Barbara Jones & Victor Young
orig. unrel.
3.3
session 601 -- s'hap'nin'?! Oct. 23 '17  
artist: title notes file size
1. Joe Sherman: It's What's Happening, Baby!
2. Jimmy Curtiss: You're What's Happening Baby
3. Murray The "K": It's What's Happenin' Baby
4. Bernadette Peters: Will You Care What's Hap'nin' To Me, Baby
5. Warren Williams: What's A Happenin' Baby
6. Joe Erskine: What's Happening Baby
7. The Ringleaders: Baby, What Has Happened
8. Barbara Fairchild: Find Out What's Happenin'
9. The Runaways: What's Happening, Baby
10. Tom & The Cats: What's Happening Baby
11. Bruce Channel: That's What's Happenin'
12. Jimmy Riddle: It's What's Happenin' Baby
13. Keith Green: You're What's Happening Baby
14. Thomas East & The Fabulous Playboys: You're What's Happening
15. Billy Storm: It's What's Happening, Baby
16. The Soul Children: What's Happening Baby

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1. Synchrofox Music Library, 1968
2. Laurie, 1965
3. Red Bird, 1965
4: Columbia, 1967
5. Festival (Au.), 1960
6. Arrow, 1958
7. M-Pac!, 1966
8. Columbia, 1970
9. Hitt, 1966
10. Jewel, 1965
11. Mel-O-Dy, 1964
12. Marina, 1966
13. Decca, 1966
14. Toddlin' Town, 1968
15. Blue Star, 1965
16. Stax, 1974
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