The Retro Mix

The Retro Mix Playlist for 12/5/15: Real Oldies from the 50s and 60s

​6 pm hour

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction- The Rolling Stones
Zoom- The Cadillacs
Stagger Lee- Lloyd Price
Georgy Girl- The Seekers
You're the One I Need- The Temptations
Queen of the Hop- Bobby Darin
Go Now- Bessie Banks
The ABC's of Love- Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
Cry Like a Baby- The Box Tops
Promised Land- Chuck Berry
I Can Hear Music- The Ronettes
 
The Guilty Pleasure of the Week:
Winchester Cathedral- The New Vaudeville Band
 
Shake a Hand- Faye Adams
Too Much- Elvis Presley
Little Darlin'- The Diamonds
Saved- LaVern Baker
Don't Sleep in the Subway- Petula Clark
Holiday- The Bee Gees
The Twist- Chubby Checker
Searchin'- The Coasters
Wasn't It a Bit Like Now- The Association
 
7 pm hour
 
My Boyfriend's Back- The Angels
Ain't That Good News- Sam Cooke
The Hippy Hippy Shake- The Swinging Blue Jeans
I Got the Feelin'- James Brown
Tallahassee Lassie- Freddy Cannon
Do the Bird- Dee Dee Sharp
I Get Around- The Beach Boys
Walk Away Renee- The Left Banke
You're a Better Man Than I- Terry Knight & the Pack
Shimmy Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop- Little Anthony & the Imperials
Pucker Up Buttercup- Jr. Walker & the All-Stars
 
From A to B segment:
Blueberry Hill (A-side)- Fats Domino 
Honey Chile (B-side)- Fats Domino 
 
In Our Time- Nancy Sinatra
The Beat Goes On- Sonny & Cher
Build Me Up Buttercup- The Foundations
My Prayer- The Platters
Tell It to the Rain- The Four Seasons
Tell Mama- Etta James
I Wanna Love Him So Bad- The Jelly Beans
Any Dance'll Do- The Rascals
 
8 pm hou
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Great Balls of Fire- Jerry Lee Lewis
Leroy- Jack Scott
It Takes Two- Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
Boogaloo Down Broadway- The Fantastic Johnny C
The Gypsy Cried- Lou Christie
Mess Around- Ray Charles
It's My Life- The Animals
(Theme from) The Valley of the Dolls- Dionne Warwick
Way Over There- The Miracles
That'll Be the Day- The Crickets
Breakout- Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
 
Two-hit Wonders:
Blue Moon- The Marcels​
Heartaches-  The Marcel
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Make the World Go Away- Timi Yuro
ABC Boogie- Bill Haley & his Comets
Sunday Will Never Be the Same- Spanky & Our Gang
Higher- Sly & the Family Stone
Monkey Time- Major Lance
Special Delivery- The 1910 Fruitgum Company
Tutti Frutti- Little Richard​
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

This Saturday on The Retro Mix: The Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll

This Saturday on The Retro Mix, I'm playing some of The Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll. Selected by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum curatorial staff and a number of rock critics and historians, these songs are some of the most popular and influential recordings from a variety of genres. If you'd like to request a song during the show from the list of The Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll, please click here

 

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The Retro Mix Playlist for 10/3/15: Novelty Tunes

JD, Xavier B, and AM in the PM

On this show, I was joined in the studio by my friends Dana (aka "JD") and Anna (aka "AM in the PM")
 
Hour 1
Witch Doctor- David Seville
Beep Beep- The Playmates
Who Put the Bomp- Barry Mann
The Name Game- Shirley Ellis
Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)- Daddy Dewdrop
Ain't Gonna Bump No More- Joe Tex
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini- Brian Hyland
I Love Onions- Susan Christie
Rubber Biscuit- The Chips
Cheeseburger in Paradise- Jimmy Buffett
Baby Got Back- Sir Mix-a-Lot
I Like 'Em Big and Stupid- Julie Brown
Snoopy vs. The Red Baron- The Royal Guardsmen
The Martian Hop- The Ran-Dells
Charlie Brown- The Coasters
Short People- Randy Newman
General Hospitale- The Afternoon Delights
 
Hour 2
Purple People Eater- Sheb Wooley
Jug Band Music- The Lovin' Spoonful
Do the Bartman- The Simpsons
Haunted House of Rock- Whodini
Seven Little Girls Sitting in the Backseat- Paul Evans
Haunted House- Jumpin' Gene Simmons
Time Warp- Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell, and Charles Gray
​She Don't Use Jelly- The Flaming Lips
Wooly Bully- Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
Gimme Dat Ding- The Pipkins
Coconut- Harry Nilsson
Jump in the Line- Harry Belafonte
The Flying Saucer Pts 1 & 2- Buchanan & Goodman
Rip Van Winkle- The Devotions
The Mouse- Soupy Sales
Ghostbusters- Ray Parker Jr. 
Telephone Man- Meri Wilson
 
Hour 3
A Boy Named Sue- Johnny Cash
When You're Hot, You're Hot- Jerry Reed
Rappin' Rodney- Rodney Dangerfield
If You Wanna Be Happy- Jimmy Soul
Mr. Bass Man- Johnny Cymbal
Because I Got High- Afroman
Barbie Girl-Aqua
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor...- Lonnie Donegan​
​Alley Oop- The Hollywood Argyles
Monster Mash- Bobby "Boris" Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers​
​Mr. Custer- Larry Verne
The Humpty Dance- Digital Underground
Lizzie Borden- The Chad Mitchell Trio
Gino Is a Coward- Gino Washington
El Pizza- Dudley
They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!- Napoleon XIV
Eat It- "Weird" Al Yankovic​
 
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