4/7/2014 Bop Street


PLEDGE DRIVE in the Land of the Round Haircut with BIRTHDAYS-IN-BLUE For LADY DAY--BILLIE HOLIDAY, Jump Blues Cat ROSCO GORDON, The Man Who Put the Rainbow in the Wizard of Oz--Lyricist YIP HARBURG, Watermelon Men MONGO SANTAMARIA and HERBIE HANCOCK, BOBBY HATFIELD of The Righteous Brothers, CHARLIE THOMAS of The Drifters, and the Father of Exotica MARTIN DENNY.....

Playlist Tracks: 
The Five WiIllows - Say Yeah
Album: Then Five Willows; Label: Allen
Peggy Lee - Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!
Album: Jumpin' Like Mad; Label: Capitol
Dr John - Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Album: Ken Burns Baseball; Label: Elektra/Nonesuch
Big Jay McNeely - Big Jay Shuffle
Album: Big jay in 3-D!; Label: KING
Big Joe Turner - Flip, Flop and Fly
Album: Big Joe Turner; Label: Atlantic/Collectables
Mabel Scott - Baseball Boogie
Album: Ken Burns baseball; Label: Elektra/Nonesuch
The Spaniels - Automobiles
Album: The Spaniels; Label: Charly (UK)
The Five WIllows - Don't Pull, Don't Push, Don't Shove
Album: The Five Willows; Label: Allen
Carl Perkins - Rio De Rosa
Album: Carl Perkins; Label: Bear Family (Ger)
Chuck Berry - Memphis
Album: The great 28; Label: MCA/Chess
Rosco Gordon - Memphis, Tennessee
Album: Memphis, Tennessee; Label: Stony Plain (Can)
Rosco Gordon - Just a Little Bit
Album: The Story of VeeJay; Label: Charly (UK)
Mongo Santamaria - Watermelon Man
Album: Mongo Explodes/Watermelon Man; Label: BOP (UK)
Herbie Hancock - Watermelon Man
Album: Takin' Off; Label: Blue Note
Diana Krall - Besame Mucho
Album: The Look of Love; Label: Verve
Artie Shaw - Besame Mucho
Album: The Last Recordings: Rare and Unreleased; Label: MusicMasters Jazz
Frank Sinatra - April in Paris
Album: Come Fly With Me; Label: Capitol
Frank Sinatra - Old Devil Moon
Album: Songs For Swinging Lovers; Label: Capitol
Sarah Vaughn - Over the Rainbow
Album: Sarah Vaughn: In the Land of Hi-Fi; Label: Mercury
The Checkers - Over the Rainbow
Album: Checkmate: The Complete KING Recordings; Label: ACE (UK)
The Checkers - White Cliffs of Dover
Album: Checkmate: The Complete KING Recordings; Label: ACE (UK)
The Righteous Brothers - White Cliffs of Dover
Album: Unchained Melody: The Very Best of the Righteous Brothers; Label: Verve
Richard Berry - Louie Louie (The ORIGINAL Version!)
Album: Various Artisits: Love That Louie!; Label: ACE (UK)
Martin Denny - Quiet Village
Album: The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny; Label: Capitol
The Drifters w/Charlie Thomas, lead vocal - Sweets For My Sweet
Album: Save the Last Dance For Me; Label: Sequel/Atlantic (UK)
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes - My Little Girl So Fine
Album: This Time It's For Real; Label: Columbia
Elvis Presley - Peace In the Valley
Album: The Complete 50s Masters; Label: RCA
Jimmie Davis - Supper Time
Album: Jimmie Davis: Country Music Hall of Fame; Label: MCA
Billie Holiday - On the Sunny Side of the Street
Album: Billie Holiday: The Complete Commodore Recordings; Label: Commodore
Billie Holiday - I Can't Get Started
Album: The Quitessential Billie Holiday Vol 6 (1938); Label: Columbia/Legacy
Air Date: 
April 7, 2014