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I Like it Like That (Music)


Rock-n-roll mostly from the 50s and 60s. Hits, b-sides, alternate takes, unreleased cuts, tracks out of print, rockabilly, surf music; also music from the 80s and 90s that fits the format.

Sat Aug 18th 2018 6.00pm–8.00pm

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Time zone: central


Sandy Salisbury “With Me Tonight”
from Do Onto Others (Sound City 2003) —Curt Boettcher produced it, supposedly hoping to placate Brian Wilson after scaring him so for "That's The Way It's Gonna Be."


The Beach Boys “With Me Tonight”
from Good Vibrations: Thirty Years of The Beach Boys CD Comp (Capitol. 1991) —Recorded in 1967 during the "Smile" sessions. It could be about a girl who had died and comes back in dreams. (Jimmy Griffin's "My Love Is Mine" had a similar theme.)


Lee Mallory “That's the Way it's Gonna Be”
from Many Are the Times MP3/Digital‑file Album (Sonic Past Music 2003) —The (true??) story goes how Gary Usher and Brian Wilson heard Curt Boettcher's production being recorded down the hall (in 1966) - and how they MUST go deeper with their own music.


Aretha Franklin “Respect”
from 30 GREATEST HITS CD Album (Rhino/Atlantic 1985) —Released in 1967. Adapted from Otis Redding's original which celebrated male dominance.


Aretha Franklin “Think”
from 30 GREATEST HITS CD Album (Rhino/Atlantic 1985) —Released in 1968. Another great video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vet6AHmq3_s


Aretha Franklin “You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman”
from 30 GREATEST HITS CD Album (Rhino/Atlantic 1985) —Released in 1967. Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz2efshhuq4


The Jimi Hendrix Experience “Stone Free”
from Are You Experienced CD Album (Experience Hendrix 2010) —Inspired to play this from watching the foot race around the campus area this morning. More cowbell!


The Four Tops “Last Train To Clarksville”
from Reach Out CD Album (Universal 2013) —Originally the debut single by the Monkees. Four Tops released their version in 1967.


Elvis Presley “A Little Less Conversation”
from Live a Little, Love a Little CD Album (Sony 2007) —From Movie "Live a Little, Love a Little." CD album also has songs from 3 other movies.


Trudy Desmond “Words Get In The Way”
from Single: Words Get In The Way/To Need One Another 7‑Inch Single (United Artists 1969) —From Canada and best known as a jazz vocalist. This 45 is from my not-too-scratchy 45 collection. :-)


John D. Loudermilk “Language Of Love”
from Language of Love CD Album (Collectables 2000) —First of three "words-oriented" songs. Loudermilk was a great Nashville song-writer. This single came out in 1961.


Del Shannon “From Me To You”
from 25 All-Time Greatest Hits CD Album (Varese Vintage 2001) —Recorded and released in 1963. First Lennon-McCartney song to enter American pop charts.


Jimmy Griffin “All My Loving”
from Summer Holiday (CD version with add'l songs) CD Album (Real Gone Music 2012) —Jimmy Griffin (frequent lead singer of Bread altho the top 40 stations only recognize David Gates and play the softer stuff) recorded this in 1963. The two earlier covers were by The Chipmunks and Annette.


The Rolling Stones “I Wanna be Your Man”
from The Rolling Stones Singles Collection: The London Years CD Album (Abkco 2002) —First of a 3-play of very early Beatles covers. This one was actually given to the Stones who recorded it in 1963. Beatles recorded their version later.


Aretha Franklin “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You) - demo”
from Rare and Unreleased Recordings from the Golden Reign of the Queen of Soul CD Album (Rhino/Atlantic 2007) —Recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Finalized next day in New York with the Muscle Shoals personnel. Released in 1967. This is a Muscle shoals demo.


Aretha Franklin “Chain Of Fools”
from 30 GREATEST HITS CD Album (Rhino/Atlantic 1985) —Originally released in 1967.


Gene Vincent “La-Den-Da-Den-Da-Da”
from Complete Capitol & Columbia Recordings 1956-1964 CD Album (Bear Family) —Gene's "version" of Dale Hawkins' La-Do-Dada. Gave writer's credit to his wife. (I can't find out if Dale Hawkins minded all that much.)


Dale Hawkins “La-Do-Dada”
from Rockabilly Madness (Rockabilly 2012) —Original single released in 1958.


Del Shannon “Sister Isabelle”
from Oh, Split! CD Album (Sony 1993) —A Del Shannon single released in 1970. When "Call The Midwife" gets to portraying 1970, this one may be in the background. Especially if Trixie decides to become a nun. :-)


The Drifters “When My Little Girl is Smiling”
from Up On the Roof: The Best of the Drifters MP3/Digital‑file Album (Atlantic 2004) —This is the version heard behind a scene where a man is holding his young daughter. (Forgot which episode.)


The Shells “Baby Oh Baby”
from Midwife Songs 3 MP3/Digital‑file Album (Ideal 2014) —First of 3 songs inspired by or related to the UK "Call The Midwife" series on PBS.


The Rolling Stones “Come On”
from More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) CD Album (Abkco 2002) —Stones' debut single. Chuck Berry song.


The Rolling Stones “Mercy Mercy”
from Out of Our Heads (UK) CD Album (ABKCO (UK) 2002) —Recorded in 1965


The Rolling Stones “Not Fade Away”
from England's Newest Hitmakers (Remastered) CD Album (ABKCO (US) 2002) —Recorded in 1964


Aretha Franklin “(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone”
from 30 GREATEST HITS CD Album (Rhino/Atlantic 1985) —Aretha now on Atlantic; had been on Columbia. By the way, she never did record for Motown although whe was considered by Motown to be "one of the family."


Aretha Franklin “Mockingbird”
from Runnin' Out Of Fools CD Album (American Beat 2008) —From 1964 with Ray Johnson (2nd vocal)


Aretha Franklin “Won't Be Long”
from Aretha in Person with the Ray Bryant Combo CD (Soul Jam 2012) —Original album released in 1961. Recorded by Aretha when 18 or 19 years old. All sides of original album were intended as singles.


Paul McCartney “Every Night”
from McCartney LP Album (Apple 1970) —From Paul's very first solo LP, recorded and released in 1970 amidst the Beatles' breakup.


Gallery “Nice To Be With You (Original Hit Single Version)”
from Gallery's Greatest Hits CD Album (Fuel 2000) —Came out in 1972.


Chet Atkins “Walk Don't Run”
from Guitar Legend: The RCA Years CD Album (Buddah 2000) —("Year" indicated on this list is for release of what's played tonight - not always the original release year.) Walk Don't Run originally recorded by jazz guitarist Johnny Smith in 1954. Chet Atkin's version came out in '56. Ventures much later.


Los Tres “Mistery Train (Eng: Mystery Train)”
from Freno de Mano (Live) CD Album (Columbia) —(Reelin' John Lindquist filling in tonight for Rockin' John McDonald who will be back September 1. Los Tres was popular, stadium-filling Chilean band who did mostly their originals.

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