12/4/2012 The Pop Shop


It's a Pop Shop's dance party! Garage, pop, novelty and 50s and 60s dance tracks.......and this is just Part I! Next week the dance party continues into the 70s with disco and Latin fusion. Shake yer booty! Do the Twist, the Mashed Potato, the Jerk......Bounce, Shake, Shimmy and Skate. Big thanks to Old School Bob, from Fused Funk, for his contributions to tonight's playlist.

Playlist Tracks: 
The Beach Boys - Do You Wanna Dance?
Album: Sounds of Summer; Label: Capitol
The Young Rascals - Land of a Thousand Dances
Album: Anthology; Label: Rhino/WEA
The Rivingtons - The Bird's the Word
Album: Papa Oom Mow Mow: Rockin' R&B and Boss Ballads; Label: Shout
The Trashment - Bird Dance Beat
Album: Big Hits of Mid-America; Label: Soma
The Champs - Tequila
Album: Billboard Top Rock 'n Roll Hits 1958; Label: Rhino/WEA
Excel - Let's Dance
Album: Teenage Shutdown Vol 11; Label: Teenage Shutdown
The Spectors - Big Beat Country Dance
Album: Beat is Murder; Label: Get Hip
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - Mickey's Monkey
Album: Ultimate Collection; Label: Motown
Robert Parker - Barefootin'
Album: Barefootin'; Label: Jukebox Entertainment
The Orlons - Shimmy Shimmy
Album: The Best of the Orlons; Label: Abkco
The Larks - The Jerk
Album: The Jerk: The Money Recordings; Label: Kent Records
The Capitols - Cool Jerk
Album: 1966! ; Label: Varese Sarabande
Jackie Wilson - Baby Workout
Album: Baby Workout / Something Else; Label: Diablo Records
Lou Courtney - Skate Now
Album: Skate Now Shing-A-Ling; Label: Riverside
Alvin Cash - Twine Time
Album: Twine Time; Label: Mar-V-Lus
The Olympics - Do the Bounce
Album: Do the Bounce ; Label: Tri-Disc
Wilson Pickett - Soul Dance #3
Album: The Very Best of Wilson Pickett; Label: Atlantic
Guitar Junior - The Crawl
Album: The Crawl: Charly Blues Masterworks, Vol 1; Label: Charly UK
Candy & the Kisses - The 81
Album: Do the 81 & Other Soul; Label: Castle Music
The Monkees - Let's Dance On
Album: The Monkees; Label: Rhino
Gene & Wendell with the Sweethearts - The Roach (Dance)
Album: Land of a Thousand Dances Vol 2: 1956-1966; Label: Ace Records
Ted Cassidy - The Lurch
Album: Land of a Thousand Dances Vol 2: 1956-1966; Label: Ace Records
The Novas - The Crusher
Album: Back From the Grave 1; Label: Crypt Records
Danny & the Juniors - At the Hop
Album: Golden Classics Edition; Label: Collectables
The Dovells - The Jitterbug
Album: Best of the Dovells; Label: Abkco
Phil Upchurch Combo - You Can't Sit Down
Album: The In Crowd: The Ultimate Mod Collection; Label: Polygram UK
Dee Dee Sharp - Mashed Potato Time
Album: Best of the Oldies but Goodies Vol 1; Label: Original Sound
Andre Williams - Bacon Fat
Album: Land of a Thousand Dances Vol 2: 1956-1966; Label: Ace Records
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters - The Twist
Album: Sexy Ways: The Best of Hank Ballard & the Midnighters; Label: Rhino/WEA
Sam Cooke - Twistin' the Night Away
Album: Portrait of Sam Cooke: 1951-1964; Label: Abkco
Joey D & the Starlighters - Peppermint Twist
Album: 1961; Label: Time/Life
Chubby Checker - Slow Twistin'
Album: The Best of Chubby Checker; Label: Abkco
Little Eva - The Loco-Motion
Album: Rock & Roll: The First 50 Years; Label: Varese Sarabande
The Orlons - The Wah-Watusi
Album: The Best of the Orlons; Label: Abkco
The Diamonds - The Stroll
Album: More Happy Days 50s & 60s; Label: EMI
The Dovells - Dance the Froog
Album: The Best of the Dovells; Label: Abkco
Johnny Otis Show - Willie & the Hand Jive
Album: Absolutely the Best of the 50s; Label: Fuel/EMI
The Drifters - Save the Last Dance for Me
Album: 1960; Label: Time/Life
Air Date: 
December 4, 2012