Archive for the ‘Playlist’ Category

The Critters were a successful American pop group with several hits in the 1960s. “Younger Girl” became a minor pop hit in early 1966, and reached #38 in the UK Singles Chart in July that year. It was followed by  “Mr. Dieingly Sad”, which reached #17 later in the year. The group had their final   Read More …

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A truly interesting study:     “I’m the Greatest” (John Lennon) · Ringo Starr · 1973 “One and One Is Two” · The Strangers with Mike Shannon · 1964 “Like Dreamers Do” · The Applejacks · 1964 “Tip of My Tongue” · Tommy Quickly · 1963 “Bad to Me” · Billy J. Kramer with The   Read More …

My special mention goes to no 3, The Peanut Butter Conspiracy, who just released a brand new album. Sean Lennon, an avid connoisseur of far-out Sixties sounds, explored some of the era’s deepest cult releases for this playlist. “There are a hundred songs I could pick,” he says. “It’s really my favorite period in rock   Read More …

Categories: Playlist, Then and Now

Ben E. King   Herman’s Hermits   The Hollies   Dean Martin   Smokey Robinson & The Miracles    

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If happiness was an oldies song, I’d put on my swing dress and let you lead.  

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The Beatles – Till There Was You Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – You Really Got A Hold On Me The Shirelles – Dedicated To The One I Love Johnny Mathis – Chances Are Frank Sinatra – As Time Goes By Nat King Cole – When I Fall in Love

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Nothing compares to a live performance. With a little help from my friend, YouTube, I often find stunning videos with powerful performances from the ’50s and ’60s. Voices are loud and clear, artists are shining and smiling and the audience goes crazy. All these cannot be comprised on a 2-minute disc recording, so all we   Read More …

  Little Anthony & The Imperials   The Skyliners   The Volumes The Chantels   The Classics   The Chords   Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders

Categories: Playlist, The Beatles

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