11/29/2011 The Pop Shop


This week the Pop Shop celebrates Dick Clark, born Nov 30, 1929, in Mount Vernon, New York. We'll explore his musical legacy, from American Bandstand to Soul Unlimited and Where the Action Is. Clark was a pioneer in bringing pop music to television in the 1950s, and has built a media empire over the years that includes game shows (10,000 Pyramid) and other variety programs, as well as restaurants and theaters. To date, no one has figured out the secret to Clark's ever-youthful appearance, although the Simpsons speculate that he's really a robot.

Playlist Tracks: 
Nick Lowe - Shake That Rat
Album: The Doings; Label: Edsel
The Beatles - All My Loving
Album: With the Beatles; Label: Parlaphone
The Beatles - I Will
Album: The Beatles; Label: Parlaphone
Elvis Presley - Peace in the Valley
Album: Amazing Grace; Label: RCA
Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel
Album: The Top Ten Hits; Label: RCA
The Beatles - Please Mr. Postman
Album: With the Beatles; Label: Parlaphone
Roy Hamilton - Don't Let Go
Album: Lost Treasures; Label: Time/Life
Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Album: 1957; Label: Time/Life
Bobby Freeman - Do You Wanna Dance
Album: 1958; Label: Time/Life
Dale Hawkins - Suzie Q
Album: 1957; Label: Time/Life
Johnny Rivers - Memphis
Album: The Best of Johnny Rivers; Label: EMI America
Roger Miller - Dang Me
Album: King of the Road: The Genius of Roger Miller; Label: Mercury
Buddy Holly - It's So Easy
Album: The Buddy Holly Collection; Label: MCA
Dusty Springfield - Stay Awhile
Album: Dusty Springfield Anthology; Label: Mercury
Dusty Springfield - Wishin' and Hopin'
Album: Dusty Springfield Anthology; Label: Mercury
The Robbs - Race with the Wind
Album: The Robbs; Label: Collectors' Choice
Boyce & Hart - I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight
Album: Anthology; Label: A&M/Polygram
The Sunshine Company - Look, Here Comes the Sun
Album: The Sunshine People; Label: Imperial
Boyce & Hart - Goodbye Baby (I Don't Want to See You Cry)
Album: Anthology; Label: A&M/Polygram
The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy vs the Red Baron
Album: Snoopy vs the Red Baron; Label: Laurie
Billy Preston - Space Race
Album: Best of Billy Preston; Label: A&M
Scott G Hanson - I Miss American Bandstand
Album: Cola and Some Sleep; Label: self
Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
Album: Prince; Label: Warner Bros
The Main Ingredient - Everybody Plays the Fool
Album: Souls Hits of the '70s Vol 9; Label: Rhino
The Spinners - I'll Be Around
Album: A One of a Kind Love Affair; Label: Atlantic
The Honey Cone - Want Ads
Album: Souls Hits of the '70s Vol 5; Label: Rhino
The Hues Corporation - Rock the Boat
Album: Souls Hits of the '70s Vol 13; Label: Rhino
Love - My Little Red Book
Album: The Definitive Rock Collection; Label: Elektra/Rhino
The Who - I Can See for Miles
Album: Sell Out; Label: MCA
The Doors - The Crystal Ship
Album: The Doors; Label: Elektra
Love - Message to Pretty
Album: The Definitive Rock Collection; Label: Elektra
The Osmond Brothers - Yo-Yo
Album: Greatest Hits; Label: Curb
The Brady Bunch - It's a Sunshine Day
Album: Best of the Brady Bunch; Label: MCA
Chee Chee & Peppy - I Know I'm in Love
Album: Bubblegum Classics: Soulful Pop Vol 4; Label: Varese Sarabande
Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
Album: 25th Anniversary Collection; Label: Motown
The Jacksons - Shake Your Body Down to the Ground
Album: Destiny; Label: Epic
Gary Lewis & the Playboys - This Diamond Ring
Album: The Legendary Masters Series; Label: EMI
Freddy Boom Boom Cannon - Action
Album: Best of; Label: Rhino
Air Date: 
November 29, 2011

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