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The Retro Mix Playlist for 1/30/16: Solid Gold Oldies

6 pm hour

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On- Jerry Lee Lewis
Twistin' Postman- The Marvelettes
I Got a Woman- Ray Charles
Come Go with Me- The Del-Vikings
Twenty Miles- Chubby Checker
Lipstick on Your Collar- Connie Francis
Cry- Johnnie Ray
Why Do Fools Fall in Love- Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
A Certain Girl- Ernie K-Doe
Judy's Turn to Cry- Lesley Gore
Next Door to an Angel- Neil Sedaka
 
From A to B segment's featured artist: Screamin' Jay Hawkins
I Put a Spell on You (A-side)
Little Demon (B-side)
 
When You Dance- The Turbans
I Wonder Why- Dion & the Belmonts
Mama Said- The Shirelles
Twistin' the Night Away- Sam Cooke
Has Anybody Seen My Boyfriend- The Angels
Turn Me Loose- Fabian
Roll Over Beethoven- Chuck Berry
Runaway- Del Shannon
I Dig This Station- Gary U.S. Bonds
 
7 pm hour
 
Hound Dog- Elvis Presley
Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes- LaVern Baker
Oh Boy!- Buddy Holly
Rocket 88- Jackie Brenston & his Delta Cats
Respectable- The Isley Brothers
(Love Is Like A) Heatwave- Martha & the Vandellas
Plain Jane- Bobby Darin
Sixteen Candles- The Crests
Birth of the Boogie- Bill Haley & his Comets
Stagger Lee- Lloyd Price
Be My Baby- The Ronettes
The Dog- Rufus Thomas
 
Two-hit Wonders featured artist: The Big Bopper
Chantilly Lace (reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100)
Big Bopper's Wedding (#38)
 
Oh What a Nite- The Dells
Madison Time- Ray Bryant & his Combo
Surf City- Jan & Dean
Hey, Miss Lucy- Esquerita
Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody- Louis Prima & Keely Smith
Ain't That a Shame- Fats Domino
Lonely Teardrops- Jackie Wilson
Unchained Melody- Vito & the Salutations
 
8 pm hour
 
Mashed Potato Time- Dee Dee Sharp
Ginger Bread- Frankie Avalon
The Mountain's High- Dick & Dee Dee
Money (That's What I Want)- Barrett Strong
The Impossible Happened- Little Peggy March
Short Fat Fannie- Larry Williams
Yakety Yak- The Coasters
I'm Sorry- Brenda Lee
Jump Over- Freddy Cannon
Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu- Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns
Be-Bop-A-Lula- Gene Vincent & his Blue Caps
Simon Says- The Shangri-Las
Church Bells May Ring- The Willows
Let's Dance- Chris Montez
Walk Like a Man- The Four Seasons
Keep Your Hands Off My Baby- Little Eva
Gloria- The Cadillacs
That's Amore-Dean Martin
Tall Paul- Annette
Shop Around- The Miracles
Mind Over Matter- Nolan Strong & the Diablos
Tutti Frutti- Little Richard
 
The Retro Mix Video of the Week:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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​
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

The Retro Mix Playlist for 8/1/15: Bill Haley Belated 90th Birthday Tribute

 

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​​On this show, I featured the music of Bill Haley & his Comets as a belated birthday tribute to Bill (who would have turned 90 on July 6th)

 

6 pm hour

​Crazy Man, Crazy- Bill Haley & his Comets
Rock and Roll Music- Chuck Berry
Wooly Bully- Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
Birth of the Boogie- Bill Haley & his Comets
Where Did Our Love Go- The Supremes
Never My Love- The Association
ABC Boogie- Bill Haley & his Comets
I'm Walkin'- Fats Domino
Sweets for the Sweet- The Drifters
Hot Dog, Buddy Buddy- Bill Haley & his Comets
The Locomotion- Little Eva
 
On the Flip Side segment:
​Whatcha Gonna Do- Bill Haley & his Comets (B-side to Crazy Man, Crazy)​
​(You're My) Soul and Inspiration- The Righteous Brothers
Tramp- Otis & Carla
Dim, Dim the Lights (I​ Want Some Atmosphere)- Bill Haley & his Comets
​Jailhouse Rock- Elvis Presley
Let's Twist Again- Chubby Checker
The Paper Boy (On Mainstreet U.S.A.)
Gimme Some Lovin'- The Spencer Davis Group
I Had a Talk with My Man Last Night- Mitty Collier
 
7 pm hour
 
​Rock Around the Clock- Bill Haley & his Comets
High School Confidential- Jerry Lee Lewis
I Can't Help Myself- The Four Tops
Calling All Comets- Bill Haley & his Comets
​Footsteps on the Roof-The Shangri-Las
Mrs. Robinson- Simon & Garfunkel
Rock the Joint- Bill Haley & the Saddlemen
Slippin' and Slidin'- Little Richard
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love- Wilson Pickett
Rock-a-Beatin' Boogie- Bill Haley & his Comets
Mashed Potato Time- Dee Dee Sharp
Good Thing- Paul Revere & the Raiders
Hook, Line and Sinker- Bill Haley & his Comets
The Great Pretender- The Platters
The Boy from New York City- The Ad-Libs
Real Rock Drive- Bill Haley & his Comets
At the Hop- Danny & the Juniors
Shake- Sam Cooke
R-O-C-K- Bill Haley & his Comets
Baby, I Love You- The Ronettes
 
8 pm hour
 
Shake, Rattle and Roll- Bill Haley & his Comets
Next Door to an Angel- Neil Sedaka
Too Many Fish in the Sea- The Marvelettes
Rudy's Rock- Bill Haley & his Comets
Liar Liar- The Castaways
Theme from Valley of the Dolls- Dionne Warwick
Two Hound Dogs- Bill Haley & his Comets
Young Blood- The Coasters
Paint It Black- The Rolling Stones
Don't Knock the Rock- Bill Haley & his Comets
A Lover's Concerto- The Toys
Love in the City- The Turtles
Goofin' Around- Bill Haley & his Comets
Rag Doll- The Four Seasons
Baby Workout- Jackie Wilson
Burn That Candle- Bill Haley & his Comets
Lies- The Knickerbockers
See You Later, Alligator- Bill Haley & his Comets
 
The Retro Mix Video of the Week:
 
 

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