Here we go for another packed edition of Where The Action Is. Loads of great stuff on the show tonight from the late 50s to the early 70s including mod, soul, freakbeat, girl groups, baroque pop, folk and beat groups, as well as our regular features. We’ll play a round of the Connect 3 puzzle (can you guess the link between the three tracks?), have a Birthday track for a singer born on this day, the Half-Time Instrumental, a Foreign Language track (which country will we visit this week?), the Under the Influence choice and this week’s Two of a Kind as well as our weekly visit to the Death Disco.
Marmalade – Can’t Stop Now (CBS 1967)
Tony Newman – Let The Good Times Roll (Decca 1968) (Show Theme)
Kenny Lynch – Misery (HMV 1963)
The Munx – Our Dream (Cleveton 1967)
The Outsiders – Thinking About Today (Relax 1966)
Two of Each – Trust (Pye 1969)
Kathy Kirby – Acapulco 1922 (Decca 1963) (Connect 3)
1910 Fruitgum Company – When We Get Married (Buddah 1969) (Connect 3)
The Stooges – 1969 (Elektra 1969) (Connect 3)
The Association – Come On In (Warner Bros 1968)
Samantha Jones – I Deserve It (United Artists 1967)
Chris Farlowe – Air Travel (Decca 1962) (Birthday: 13/10/40 Chris Farlowe)
The Misunderstood – Children of the Sun (Fontana 1969)
The Vogues – Just What I’ve Been Looking For (Reprise 1968)
Duane Eddy – Peter Gunn (Jamie 1959) (Half-Time Instrumental)
The Turtles – Let Me Be (White Whale 1965)
The Youngers – Hanashitakunai (I Won’t Leave You) (Unknown 1968) (Foreign Language)
Suzie Cope – Biggity Big (HMV 1963)
Round Robin – Kick That Little Foot Sally Ann (Domain 1964)
Donald Woods & The Vel-Aires – Death of an Angel (Flip 1955) (Death Disco)
The Cookies – Wounded (Warner Bros 1967)
The Bangs – Getting Out of Hand (Down Kiddie 1981) (Under The Influence)
The Beach Boys – Disney Girls (1957) (Capitol 1971)
Lulu – Stop Fooling Around (Decca 1965)
The Four Tops – Walk Away Renee (Tamla 1967) (Two of a Kind)
The Four Tops – I’m in a Different World (Tamla 1968) (Two of a Kind)
Jan and Dean – It’s a Shame to Say Goodbye (Liberty 1965)
Thanks to everyone who tuned in. Your contributions and feedback are always welcomed. I’ll be back next week with a special edition, celebrating the work of legendary singer/sonngwriter/producer John Carter. Tonight’s show included requests for Phil Jordan (Seattle), Sheila Godfrey (East Kilbride), Alison and Colin Spence (Linlithgow), Joe Haining (Milan), Cat Vernal (Edinburgh), Gary Durkin (Edinburgh), Fay Gray, June Taylor, Simon Goddard (London), Julie Hamill (London), Dave Mackay, Jami McKay, John Turnbull (Edinburgh), Keiran Stephen, Scott Hastie, Lorraine and Sandi Richters Moore.
You can tune in every Thursday night between 8.30pm and 10pm on 98.8 FM in and around Edinburgh and online via www.leithfm.co.uk or using TuneIn Web Tuner.You can also join in the chat during the show on the “Where The Action Is (Radio Show)” Facebook page. If you’re listening in the USA the show starts at approximately 1230 (PST), 1330 (MST), 1430 (CST) and 1530 (EST).
Requests are welcome for the show, including the features, and I’ll try and accommodate them all, although it may take a couple of weeks to slot them all in.
That’s it for this week. Until next time, it’s good day and good health.