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Welcome to episode 65 of Where The Action Is and our usual mix of the weird and the wonderful from the late 50s through to the early 70s, including mod, soul (northern and southern), beat groups, psych pop and girl sounds, as well as our regular features.

We had three games of Connect 3 (did you get the link between the three tracks?), two Birthday tracks (for stars born on the day of broadcast), a Foreign Language track from Spain and Two of a Kind from The Knickerbockers. We did The Peanut Butter in the Land of 1000 Dances and Muck and the Mires was in the Under The Influence slot. We also had two Wordless Wonders, we inducted Johnny and the Copycats in to the Jocknroll Hall of Fame and we heard two more songs from the wonderful back catalogue of singer-songwriter-producer John Carter in our Get Carter feature.

Where The Action Is #65 - Thu 20 Nov 2014 - K107FM by Jocknroll on Mixcloud

1. Mama Cass – Welcome To The World (Dunhill 1969)
2. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (Show Theme)
3. The Bobby Fuller Four – I Fought The Law (Mustang 1965)
4. Pussyfoot – Good Times (Pye 1968)
5. Wizzard – Ball Park Incident (Harvest 1972)
6. The Who – Let’s See Action (Nothing is Everything) (Track 1971)
7. Adam Faith/John Barry – The Beat Girl Song (Columbia 1962) (Connect 3)
8. Cilla Black – On a Street Called Hope (Unissued 1969) (Connect 3)
9. Fanny – Charity Ball (First version) (Reprise 1971) (Connect 3)
10. Emitt Rhodes – With My Face On The Floor (Dunhill 1971)
11. Suzi Jane Hokom and Lee Hazlewood – Califia (Stone Rider) (LHI 1970)
12. Dr West’s Medicine Show and Junk Band – The Eggplant That Ate Chicago (Go-Go 1966) (Birthday: Norman Greenbaum 20/11/42)
13. James Gang – Walk Away (ABC 1971) (Birthday: Joe Walsh 20/11/47)
14. Herman’s Hermits – You Won’t Be Leaving (Columbia 1966)
15. Nancy Sinatra – The City Never Sleeps (Reprise 1965)
16. Orange Seaweed – Stay a While (Pye 1968) (Double Rubble)
17. New Formula – Stay Indoors (Pye 1969) (Double Rubble)
18. The Kinks – This Man He Weeps Tonight (Pye 1969)
19. The Exports – Car Hop (King 1964) (Wordless Wonder 1)
20. Marmalade – There Ain’t No Use Hangin’ On (CBS 1967)
21. The Marathons – The Peanut Butter (Arvee 1961) (Land of 1000 Dances)
22. The Four Tops – If I Were a Carpenter (Motown 1968)
23. Marisa Medina – No Te Acuerdas De Mi (Belter 1970) (Foreign Language)
24. The Cyrkle – The Visit (She Was Here) (Columbia 1966)
25. Little John and the Monks – Black Winds (Jerden 1965) (Death Disco)
26. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles – I Second That Emotion (Tamla 1967)
27. The Caravelles – I Like a Man (Fontana 1964)
28. Muck and the Mires – King of the Beat (Dirty Water 2011) (Under The Influence)
29. Fever Tree – I Can Beat Your Drum (Mainstream 1967) (Connect 3)
30. The Common Cold – Come Down (Atco 1967) (Connect 3)
31. The Easybeats – Come In You’ll Get Pneumonia (United Artists 1967) (Connect 3)
32. Boyce and Hart – It’s All Happenening On The Inside (A&M 1969)
33. The Knickerbockers – Lies (Are Breaking My Heart) (Challenge 1965) (Two of a Kind)
34. The Knickerbockers – One Track Mind (Challenge 1966) (Two of a Kind)
35. The Lancastrians – The World Keeps Going Around (Pye 1966)
36. The Dave Clark Five – Don’t Be Taken In (Epic 1965)
37. Favourite Sons – That Driving Beat (Mercury 1966)
38. The Mohawks – Senor Thump (Pama 1968) (Wordless Wonder 2)
39. The Bootles – I’ll Let You Hold My Hand (GNP Crescendo 1964)
40. Johnny and the Copycats – I’m a Hog For You Baby (Norco 1964) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
41. Johnny and the Copycats – The Pain of Love (Cornet International 1968) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
42. Buffalo Springfield – Mr Soul (Atco 1967)
43. The Casuals – Daddy’s Song (Decca 1969)
44. Haystack – A Letter to Josephine (United Artists 1969) (Get Carter)
45. Stamford Bridge – Arizona Lost and Gone (Penny Farthing 1971) (Get Carter)
46. The Chapters – Can’t Stop Thinking About Her (Pye 1965)
47. The Box Tops – (The) Happy Song (Mala 1969)
48. The Mighty Avengers – (Walkin’ Thru The) Sleepy City (Decca 1965) (Connect 3)
49. The Kinks – Everybody’s Gonna Be Happy (Pye 1965) (Connect 3)
50. The Groovers – I’m a Bashful Guy (Minit 1966) (Connect 3)
51. The Byrds – Lady Friend (Columbia 1967)
52. The Jades – I’m Where It’s At (REE 1966) (Soul O’Clock)
53. Roscoe Shelton – I’m Ready To Love You Now (Sound Stage 7 1968) (Soul O’Clock)
54. The Cryan’ Shames – Sweet Girl of Mine (Columbia 1968)
55. David McWilliams – The Days of Pearly Spencer (Major Minor 1967)
56. Del Shannon – Silently (Liberty 1967)
57. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (show theme)

Thanks to everybody who tuned in to the show live on K107FM. For those who missed it you can click on the link above – between the introduction and the playlist – and that will take you to the show on Mixcloud. as well as online and locally on 107FM the station is also now available on the TuneIn radio app. More details here: http://tunein.com/radio/K107-s222700/

A big thanks for all your support and kind comments on the show’s Facebook page. I really do appreciate them. Feel free to spread the word about the show by sharing on Facebook or retweeting on Twitter (@jocknroll).

Don’t forget, if there’s anything you’d like to hear, then by all means get in touch via jocknroll [at] gmail [dot] com or studio [at] k107 [do] co [dot] uk (use the header “Where The Action Is”). If you have any suggestions for any of the features, particularly the Connect 3 competitions, then don’t hesitate to private message me through the show’s Facebook page.

Well done to Ally Gourlay and Laz who picked up a point ecah. The first one wasn’t won. The answers were: (1) The Three Virtues, (2) Illness and (3) The Seven Dwarfs. The overall standings are now as follows:

1st Lawrence “Laz” McCluskey 54.5 points
2nd John Murray 17.5 points
3rd Ally Gourlay 8.5 points
4th= Jeff Duffy 2 points
4th= Evan Davies 2 points
6th Kirsty Johnston 1.5 point
7th Martyn Rollo 1 point
8th= Sheila Godfrey 0.5 point
8th= Sharon Melville 0.5 points

You can tune in LIVE every Thursday between 8pm and 11pm (UK time) on K107FM via http://www.k107.co.uk. 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 1200 (PST), 1300 (MST), 1400 (CST) and 1500 (EST). The show starts at 0900 in New Zealand (Hi Lynn!). Requests are always 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, see you next time.

Welcome to episode 64 of Where The Action Is and our usual mix of the weird and the wonderful from the late 50s through to the early 70s, including mod, soul (northern and southern), beat groups, psych pop and girl sounds, as well as our regular features.

We had three games of Connect 3 (did you get the link between the three tracks?), two Birthday tracks (for stars born on the day of broadcast), a Foreign Language track from Italy and Two of a Kind from France Gall. We did The Wobble in the Land of 1000 Dances and Bruce Foxtonwas in the Under The Influence slot. We also had two Wordless Wonders, we inducted Miller Anderson in to the Jocknroll Hall of Fame and we heard two more songs from the wonderful back catalogue of singer-songwriter-producer John Carter in our Get Carter feature.

Where The Action Is #64 - Thu 13 Nov 2014 - K107FM by Jocknroll on Mixcloud

1. The Fun and Games – The Grooviest Girl in the World (Uni 1968)
2. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (Show Theme)
3. The Olympics – Mine Exclusively (Mirwood 1966)
4. Mama Cass – Sour Grapes (Dunhill 1969)
5. Acker Bilk – Travelling Blues (Pye Jazz 1959)
6. Brenda Lee Jones – You’re The Love Of My Life (Rust 1966)
7. Denise and Company – Boy, What’ll You Do Then (Wee 1966) (Connect 3)
8. Denise Scott and the Soundsmen – Your Love Keeps Me Going (Unissued 65/66) (Connect 3)
9. Randy and the Rainbows – Denise (Rust 1963) (Connect 3)
10. The Left Banke – I Haven’t Got The Nerve (Smash 1967)
11. Mouse and the Traps – Sometimes You Just Can’t Win (Fraternity 1968)
12. Baby Washington – A Handful of Memories (Sue 1962) (Birthday: Baby Washington 13/11/40)
13. Carol Connors – My Baby Looks But He Don’t Touch (Mira 1966) (Birthday: Carol Connors 13/11/40)
14. Neil Landon – I’m Your Puppet (Decca 1966)
15. Jackie DeShannon – When You Walk In The Room (Liberty 1963)
16. Our Plastic Dream – Encapsulated Marigold (Go 1967) (Double Rubble)
17. The Pretty Things – Walking Through My Dreams (Columbia 1968) (Double Rubble)
18. The Supremes – Run Run Run (Motown 1964)
19. The American Four – Soul Food (Selma 1964) (Wordless Wonder 1)
20. Little John and the Monks – Black Winds (Jerden 1965)
21. Dyke and the Blazers – The Wobble (Original Sound 1971) (Land of 1000 Dances)
22. The Termites – Tell Me (Oriole 1965)
23. The Sorrows – Verde, Rosso, Giallo, Blu (Pye 1966) (Foreign Language)
24. Wall of Sound – Hang On (Big Bird 1967)
25. Johnny Cymbal – The Water Was Red (MGM 1961) (Death Disco)
26. Lisa Miller – White Rabbit (Canterbury 1968)
27. The Lady Bugs – Fraternity, USA (Legrand 1964)
28. Bruce Foxton – Number Six (Absolute 2012) (Under The Influence)
29. Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders – Stop, Look and Listen (Fontana 1964) (Connect 3)
30. Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross – Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart) (Tamla 1974) (Connect 3)
31. The Chiffons – Stop, Look and Listen (Laurie 1966) (Connect 3)
32. The Nazz – Open My Eyes (SGC 1969)
33. France Gall – Baby Pop (Philips 1965) (Two of a Kind)
34. France Gall – Jazz a Go Go (Philips 1964) (Two of a Kind)
35. Murry Kellum – I Dreamed I Was a Beatle (MOC 1964)
36. 5am Event – I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water (Pye 1966)
37. Billy Preston – Billy’s Bag (Vee Jay 1965) (Wordless Wonder 2)
38. Etta James and Sugar Pie DeSanto – Do I Make Myself Clear (Argo 1965)
39. Miller Anderson Band – Bright City (Deram 1971) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
40. Keef Hartley Band – Roundabout (Deram 1971) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
41. Duffy Power – Little Boy Blue (Spark 1969)
42. The Zombies – The Butcher’s Tale (Western Front 1914) (Date 1968)
43. The Ivy League – That’s Why I’m Crying (Piccadilly 1965) (Get Carter)
44. The First Class – Dreams Are Ten a Penny (UK 1974) (Get Carter)
45. Him and the Others – Shes Got Eyes That Tell Lies (Parlophone 1966)
46. The Del-Rons – Your Big Mistake (Laurie 1964)
47. Slade – My Life is Natural (Polydor 1971)
48. The Action – Land of One Thousand Dances (Parlophone 1965) (Connect 3)
49. Roy Budd – Get Carter (Pye 1971) (Connect 3)
50. The Beatles – Birthday (Apple 1968) (Connect 3)
51. Eddie Holman – I’ll Surrender (ABC 1968) (Soul O’Clock)
52. Irma Thomas – Long After Tonight Is All Over (Unissued 1964) (Soul O’Clock)

Thanks to everybody who tuned in to the show live on K107FM. For those who missed it you can click on the link above – between the introduction and the playlist – and that will take you to the show on Mixcloud. as well as online and locally on 107FM the station is also now available on the TuneIn radio app. More details here: http://tunein.com/radio/K107-s222700/

A big thanks for all your support and kind comments on the show’s Facebook page. I really do appreciate them. Feel free to spread the word about the show by sharing on Facebook or retweeting on Twitter (@jocknroll).

Don’t forget, if there’s anything you’d like to hear, then by all means get in touch via jocknroll [at] gmail [dot] com or studio [at] k107 [do] co [dot] uk (use the header “Where The Action Is”). If you have any suggestions for any of the features, particularly the Connect 3 competitions, then don’t hesitate to private message me through the show’s Facebook page.

Well done to Laz, John Murray and Ally Gourlay who shared the points. The answers were: (1) Denise, (2) Stop, Look and Listen and (3) Where The Action Is features. The overall standings are now as follows:

1st Lawrence McCluskey 53.5 points
2nd John Murray 17.5 points
3rd Ally Gourlay 7.5 points
4th= Jeff Duffy 2 points
4th= Evan Davies 2 points
6th Kirsty Johnston 1.5 point
7th Martyn Rollo 1 point
8th= Sheila Godfrey 0.5 point
8th= Sharon Melville 0.5 points

You can tune in LIVE every Thursday between 8pm and 11pm (UK time) on K107FM via http://www.k107.co.uk. 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 1200 (PST), 1300 (MST), 1400 (CST) and 1500 (EST). The show starts at 0900 in New Zealand (Hi Lynn!). Requests are always 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, see you next time.

Second of two consecutive weeks sitting in Ally Gourlay’s hotseat on Art School Dancing on K107FM.

Three hours of randomness from the 60s up to the modern day of what Ally lovingly calls “unlistenable rubbish”. The obligatory Roy Wood track will feature as well as my “Five For The Hundred”, at least one of which is from this year.

Art School Dancing - Mon 10 Nov 2014 - K107FM by Jocknroll on Mixcloud

1. George Martin – Theme One (United Artists 1967) (Show Theme)
2. The Move – Walk Upon The Water (Regal Zonophone 1968)
3. Big Star – Daisy Glaze (Ardent 1974)
4. PAUL #1: Japan – Quiet Life 12″ (Hansa 1979)
5. Man or Astroman – Taxidermist Surf (Estrus 1993)
6. Ella Washington – Stop Giving Your Man Away (Sound Stage 7 1969)
7. The Bodines – Clear (Creation 1986)
8. The Wedding Present – Go-Go Dancer (RCA 1992)
9. The Blake Babies – Take Me (Mammoth 1991)
10. The Muffs – I’m a Dick (Sympathy For The Record Industry 1996)
11. Django Django – Life’s a Beach (Because 2012)
12. Klark Kent – Don’t Care (Kryptone 1978)
13. The New Pornographers – The Laws Have Changed (Matador/Mint 2003)
14. PAUL #2: Jacques Caramac and the Sweet Generation – Snowballs (Everyday Life Recordings 2014)
15. Middleton Hall – First Bus Out of Town (Self-Released 2012)
16. Fifth Avenue – The Bells of Rhymney (Immediate 1965) (Connect 3)
17. OMD – Electricity (Dindisc 1979) (Connect 3)
18. Orange Juice – Blue Boy (Postcard 1980) (Connect 3)
19. World Domination Enterprises – Asbestos Lead Asbestos (Karbon 1985)
20. Alvvays – Archie, Marry Me (Polyvinyl 2014)
21. PAUL #3: Withered Hand – King of Hollywood (Fortuna Pop 2014)
22. One Thousand Violins – Please Don’t Sandblast My House (Dreamworld 1986)
23. The Jam – Something’s Gone (Sire 1968)
24. The Orchids – Hey! Sometimes! (Acuerla 2014)
25. Nick Lowe – So It Goes (Stiff 1976)
26. Ride – Twisterella (Creation 1992)
27. PAUL #4: Field Mice – Sensitive (Sarah 1989)
28. Lenzie Moss – Let’s Take The Day Off (Newtown 2014)
29. Todd Rundgren – Couldn’t I Just Tell You (Bearsville 1972)
30. The Sweetest Ache – Climbing (Sarah 1992)
31. Public Service Broadcasting – Nightmail (Test Card Recordings 2013)
32. Gang of Four – Damaged Goods (Fast 1978)
33. I Am Kloot – Untitled#1 (Echo 2003)
34. Half Man Half Biscuit – Bob Wilson Anchorman (Probe Plus 2001)
35. Ultra Vivid Scene – The Special One (4AD 1990)
36. The Breeders – Cannonball (4AD 1993)
37. PAUL#5: TeenCanteen – Honey (SWALK 2014)
38. The Dukes of Stratosphear – The Vanishing Girl (Virgin 1987)
39. The Long Ryders – Looking For Lewis and Clark (Island 1985)
39b. Fanny – Reprise Records Promo One
40. Fanny – Changing Horses (Reprise 1970)
41. Beverly – Happy New Year (Deram 1966)
42. The Room – Naive (Red Flame 1984)
43. The Smiths – London (Peel session) (BBC 1986)
44. Babybird – Goodnight (Echo 1996)

Thanks to everybody who tuned in to Art School Dancing live on K107FM. For those who missed it you can click on the link above – between the introduction and the playlist – and that will take you to the show on Mixcloud. As well as online and locally on 107FM the station is also now available on the TuneIn radio app. More details here: http://tunein.com/radio/K107-s222700/

I’ll be back on Thursday night for my usual “Where The Action Is” show between 8 and 11pm (UK time) on K107FM and Ally will be back presenting Art School Dancing on Monday 17 November with Becky Harrington selecting her “Five for The Hundred”.

Welcome to episode 63 of Where The Action Is and our usual mix of the weird and the wonderful from the late 50s through to the early 70s, including mod, soul (northern and southern), beat groups, psych pop and girl sounds, as well as our regular features.

We had three games of Connect 3 (did you get the link between the three tracks?), two Birthday tracks (for stars born on the day of broadcast), a Foreign Language track from Italy and Two of a Kind from Jan and Dean. We met Chris Montez in the Land of 1000 Dances and Dunfermline’s very own Modern Faces appeared in our Under The Influence slot. We also had two Wordless Wonders, we inducted a Scottish-born American singer in to the Jocknroll Hall of Fame and we heard two more songs from the wonderful back catalogue of singer-songwriter-producer John Carter in our Get Carter feature.

Where The Action Is #63 - Thu 6 Nov 2014 - K107FM by Jocknroll on Mixcloud

1. Truth and Beauty – Tuff Little Surfer (RAK 1974)
2. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (Show Theme)
3. Ray and Bob – Air Travel (Ledo 1961)
4. The Left Banke – I’ve Got Something On My Mind (Smash 1967)
5. Shane Fenton and the Fentones – I’m a Moody Guy (Parlophone 1961)
6. The Who – 5:15 (Track 1973)
7. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young – Our House (Atlantic 1970) (Connect 3)
8. The Dorrs – Love Street (Elektra 1968) (Connect 3)
9. The Mamas and the Papas – Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canyon) (Dunhill 1967) (Connect 3)
10. Jackie DeShannon – Laurel Canyon (Imperial 1968)
11. The Idle Race – Hurry Up John (Liberty 1969)
12. P. J. Proby – I Can’t Make it Alone (Liberty 1966) (Birthday: PJ Proby 6/11/38)
13. The Tams – Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy (ABC 1968) (Birthday: Jospeh Pope 6/11/33)
14. Randy Newman – Last Night I Had a Dream (Reprise 1968)
15. Ramases and Selket – Crazy One (CBS 1968) (Double Rubble)
16. The Crazy World of Arthur Brown – Devil’s Grip (Track 1967) (Double Rubble)
17. Gordon Lightfoot – I’m Not Saying (Warner Bros 1965)
18. The Shadows – Man of Mystery (Columbia 1960) (Wordless Wonder 1)
19. The Voice – Train to Disaster (Mercury 1965)
20. Chris Montez – Let’s Dance (Monogram 1962) (Land of 1000 Dances)
21. The Action – Follow Me (Unissued 1967)
22. The Primitives – Yeeeeeeh! (I Ain’t Gonna Eat Out Your Heart Anymore) (Arc 1967) (Foreign Language)
23. The Sapphires – Slow Fizz (ABC-Paramount 1966)
24. Reparata – Your Life is Gone (Laurie 1972) (Death Disco)
25. The Attack – Too Old (Unissued 1967)
26. Honey Love and the Love Notes – Mary Ann (Cameo 1965)
27. Modern Faces – Matter of Time (Self-released 2014) (Under The Influence)
28. Vashti Bunyan – Rose Hip November (Philips 1970) (Connect 3)
29. Peter Fonda – November Night (Chisa 1967) (Connect 3)
30. Julie London – November Twilight (Liberty 1956) (Connect 3)
31. Helen Shapiro – Shop Around (Columbia 1964)
32. Jan and Dean – The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena) (Liberty 1964) (Two of a Kind)
33. Jan and Dean – A Surfer’s Dream (Liberty 1966) (Two of a Kind)
34. The Moquettes – Right String Baby, But The Wrong Yo-Yo (Columbia 1964)
35. Marty Manning and His Orchestra – The Twilight Zone (Columbia 1961) (Wordless Wonder 2)
36. David Bowie – I Dig Everything (Pye 1966)
37. Johnny Cymbal – Mr Bass Man (Kapp 1963) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
38. Johnny Cymbal – The Marriage of Charlotte Brown (Musicor 1972) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
39. Elvis Presley – Burning Love (RCA 1972)
40. Golden Apples of the Sun – The Monkey Time (Immediate 1965)
41. Dave Berry and the Sponge – Huma Lama (Decca 1969) (Get Carter)
42. Alvin Stardust – Rock ‘n’ Roll Unitied (CMC 1996) (Get Carter)
43. The Small Faces – Here Comes The Nice (Immediate 1967)
44. The Ethiopians – Train to Skaville (Rio 1967)
45. Rupert’s People – The Reflections of Charlie Brown (Columbia 1967)
46. Majority One – Rainbow Rocking Chair (Pink Elephant 1972) (Connect 3)
47. The Rainbow People – The Walk Will Do You Good (Pye 1968) (Connect 3)
48. Danny Hutton – Roses and Rainbows (HBR 1965) (Connect 3)
49. Val McKenna – Don’t Hesitate (Piccadilly 1965)
50. Dana Valery – You Don’t Know Where Your Interest Lies (Columbia 1967)
51. Billy Mills – Sad Memories (Sound Plus 1972)
52. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (show theme)

Thanks to everybody who tuned in to the show live on K107FM and apologies for the sound via the internet. We’re looking into that issue. For those who missed it you can click on the link above – between the introduction and the playlist – and that will take you to the show on Mixcloud. as well as online and locally on 107FM the station is also now available on the TuneIn radio app. More details here: http://tunein.com/radio/K107-s222700/

A big thanks for all your support and kind comments on the show’s Facebook page. I really do appreciate them. Feel free to spread the word about the show by sharing on Facebook or retweeting on Twitter (@jocknroll).

Don’t forget, if there’s anything you’d like to hear, then by all means get in touch via jocknroll [at] gmail [dot] com or studio [at] k107 [do] co [dot] uk (use the header “Where The Action Is”). If you have any suggestions for any of the features, particularly the Connect 3 competitions, then don’t hesitate to private message me through the show’s Facebook page.

Well done to John Murray who managed to outscore a normally rampant Laz by 2 points to 1. The answers were: (1) Laurel Canyon, (2) November and (3) Rainbows. The overall standings are now as follows:

1st Lawrence McCluskey 52.5 points
2nd John Murray 16.5 points
3rd Ally Gourlay6.5 points
4th= Jeff Duffy 2 points
4th= Evan Davies 2 points
6th Kirsty Johnston 1.5 point
7th Martyn Rollo 1 point
8th= Sheila Godfrey 0.5 point
8th= Sharon Melville 0.5 points

You can tune in LIVE every Thursday between 8pm and 11pm (UK time) on K107FM via http://www.k107.co.uk. 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 1200 (PST), 1300 (MST), 1400 (CST) and 1500 (EST). The show starts at 0900 in New Zealand (Hi Lynn!). Requests are always 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, I’ll be sitting in for Ally Gourlay on Art School Dancing again on Monday (10th) and then it’s back to Where The Action Is on Thursday 13th November. See you next time.

Over the next two weeks I’ll be sitting in for Ally Gourlay and presenting his very excellent Art School Dancing on K107FM.

Three hours of randomness from the 60s up to the modern day of what Ally lovingly calls “unlistenable rubbish”. The obligatory Roy Wood track will feature as well as Alan Godsell’s “Five For The Hundred” selections, one of which must be from this year.

Art School Dancing - Mon 3 Nov 2014 - K107FM by Jocknroll on Mixcloud

1. George Martin – Theme One (United Artists 1967) (Show Theme)
2. Acid Gallery – Dance Around The Maypole (CBS 1969)
3. The Smiths – The Headmaster Ritual (Rough Trade 1985)
4. ALAN #1: Jimi Hendrix Experience – Hey Joe (Polydor 1966)
5. Crocodiles – Bubblegum Trash (Frenchkiss 2012)
6. Echo and the Bunnymen – Never Stop (Discotheque) (Korova 1983)
7. The Sound – Heyday (Korova 1980)
8. Fire Engines – Get Up and Use Me (Version) (Codex Communications 1980)
9. Fanny – Solid Gold (Reprise 1973)
10. The The – Uncertain Smile (CBS 1982)
11. Josef K – The Missionary (Les Disques du Crepuscule 1982)
12. Mama Cass – A Song That Bever Comes (Dunhill 1970)
13. Billy Bragg – Greetings To The New Brunette (Go! Discs 1986)
14. ALAN #2: The Smiths – This Charming Man (Rough Trade 1983)
15. Roddy Frame – Portastudio (Redemption 2006)
16. New Order – Everything’s Gone Green (Factory 1981) (Connect 3)
17. Led Zeppelin – Black Dog (Atlantic 1971) (Connect 3)
18. The Who – Baba O’Riley (Polydor 1971) (Connect 3)
19. The Orchids – Something For The Longing (Sarah 1990)
20. The Byrds – 5D (Fifth Dimension) (Columbia 1966)
21. ALAN #3: Bubblegum Lemonade – Caroline’s Radio (Matinee 2010)
22. TV21 – Ambition (Powbeat 1980)
23. Felt – Sunlight Bathed The Golden Glow (Cherry Red 1984)
24. The Big House – Canyon Home in the Sun (Bearcub 2012)
25. Allo Darlin’ – The Polaroid Song (Fortuna Pop 2010)
26. Nick Garrie – Stephanie City (AZDisc 1969)
27. ALAN #4: Robert Pollard – Airs (Guided By Voices Inc 2013)
28. The Popguns – Landslide (Medium Cool 1989)
29. Close Lobsters – I’m Going To Heaven To See If It Rains (Fire 1986)
30. The Pastels – Nothing To Be Done (Homestead 1989)
31. Chvrches – The Mother We Share (National Anthem 2012)
32. Gang of Four – I Found That Essence Rare (EMI 1979)
33. Babybird – Bastard (Unison 2010)
34. My Bloody Valentine – Paint a Rainbow (Lazy 1987)
35. The Wellgreen – Ants (Barne Society 2013)
36. ALAN#5: The Very Most – Wond’ring (My Little Owl 2014)
37. The Impressions – The Young Mod’s Forgotten Story (Curtom 1969)
38. Randolph’s Leap – Undergod (Fence 2011)
38a. Fountains of Wayne – Number 45 Sunblock (Virgin 2005)
39. Fountains of Wayne – Bright Future in Sales (S-Curve 2003)
40. Silver Sun – Wonderful (Polydor 1997)
41. TeenCanteen – How We Met (Cherry Pie) (Demo 2010)
42. Sonic Youth – Kool Thing (Geffen 1990)
43. George Martin – Theme One (United Artists 1967)

Thanks to everybody who tuned in to Art School Dancing live on K107FM. For those who missed it you can click on the link above – between the introduction and the playlist – and that will take you to the show on Mixcloud. As well as online and locally on 107FM the station is also now available on the TuneIn radio app. More details here: http://tunein.com/radio/K107-s222700/

I’ll be back on Thursday night for my usual “Where The Action Is” show between 8 and 11pm (UK time) on K107FM and then again on Moday 10 November for next week’s Art School Dancing when I’ll be running down my Top 5 tracks.

Welcome to episode 62 of Where The Action Is and a special Hallowe’en edition. We have our usual mix of the weird and the wonderful from the late 50s through to the early 70s, including mod, soul (northern and southern), beat groups, psych pop and girl sounds, as well as our regular features, but all with a spooky, monsterous twist.

We had three games of Connect 3 (did you get the link between the three tracks?), two Birthday tracks (for stars born on the day of broadcast), a Foreign Language track from France and Two of a Kind from Screaming Lord Sutch. We had our ‘splatter platter’ in the Death Disco spot and we heard a couple of magical songs in our weekly Double Rubble slot. We did the Frankenstein twist in the Land of 1000 Dances and The Spooks appeared in our Under The Influence slot. We also had two Wordless Wonders, we inducted a couple of Scottish acts in to the Jocknroll Hall of Fame and we heard two more great songs from the wonderful back catalogue of singer-songwriter-producer John Carter in our Get Carter feature.

Where The Action Is #62 - Thu 30 Oct 2014 - K107FM (Hallowe'en special) by Jocknroll on Mixcloud

1. Aphrodite’s Child – The Four Horsemen (Vertigo 1972)
2. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (Show Theme)
3. The Turtles – Grim Reaper of Love (White Whale 1966)
4. Alma Cogan – Snakes and Snails (Columbia 1965)
5. Bobby “Boris” Pickett and The Crypt Kickers – Monster Mash (Garpax 1962)
6. Lord Luther with The King’s Men – (I Was A) Teenage Creature (Frantci 1958)
7. The Lollipop Shoppe – You Must Be a Witch (Uni 1968) (Connect 3)
8. Luv Machine – Witches Wand (Polydor 1970) (Connect 3)
9. The Rattles – The Witch (Decca 1970) (Connect 3)
10. PF Sloan – Halloween Mary (Dunhill 1965)
11. Bob McFadden & Dor – The Mummy (Brunswick 1959)
12. R Dean Taylor – There’s a Ghost In My House (VIP 1967) (Birthday: Eddie Holland 30/10/39)
13. Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit (RCA Victor 1967) (Birthday: Grace Slick 30/10/39)
14. Redbone – The Witch Queen of New Orleans (Epic 1971)
15. Buffy Sainte-Marie – The Vampire (Vanguard 1969)
16. Open Mind – Cast a Spell (Philips 1969) (Double Rubble)
17. Open Mind – Magic Potion (Philips 1969) (Double Rubble)
18. October Country – My Girlfriend is a Witch (Epic 1968)
19. The Moontrekkers – Night of the Vampire (Parlophone 1961) (Wordless Wonder 1)
20. The Zombies – Time of the Season (CBS 1968)
21. The Crystals – Frankenstein Twist (Philles 1962) (Land of 1000 Dances)
22. The Kac-Ties – Mr Were-Wolf (Shelley 1962)
23. France Gall – Frankenstein (Pathe 1972) (Foreign Language)
24. The Monotones – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Argo 1959)
25. Dana Gillespie – Dead (London 1968) (Death Disco)
26. Tremeloes – Witchcraft (Epic 1974)
27. John Leyton – Voodoo Woman (HMV 1961)
28. The Spooks – Sally Machine (Egomaniac 1990) (Under The Influence)
29. The Haunted – 1-2-5 (Amy 1966) (Connect 3)
30. Bob Clarke – Haunted (CBS 1971) (Connect 3)
31. Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs – Haunted House (Dingo 1964) (Connect 3)
32. The Witches – My Little Baby (Bang 1965)
33. Screaming Lord Sutch – Jack The Ripper (Decca 1963) (Two of a Kind)
34. Screaming Lord Sutch and the Savages – Til The Following Night (HMV 1961) (Two of a Kind)
35. The Moontrekkers – Return of the Vampire (Bogey Man) (Decca 1963) (Wordless Wonder 2)
36. Heinz and the Wild Boys – Big Fat Spider (Columbia 1965)
37. The Pathfinders – Pumpkin Lantern (Demo 1968) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
38. The Gear System – I Made a Little Girl Cry (ESC 1966) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
39. The Swinging Philles – Frankenstein’s Party (DeLuxe 1958)
40. Gene Moss and the Monsters – I Want To Bite Your Hand (RCA Victor 1964)
41. John Carter – Mad (Unissued 1966?) (Get Carter)
42. John Carter – Head To Toe (Unissued 1966?) (Get Carter)
43. Clodagh Rodgers – Spider (RCA 1969)
44. Terry Teen – (The Curse of) The Hearse (Gemini 1963)
45. Cobblestone – Trick Me, Treat Me (Unknown 1970)
46. Gary Walker and the Rain – Spooky (Polydor 1968) (Connect 3)
47. Roy Clark – Spooky Movies (Capitol 1963) (Connect 3)
48. The Nu Trends – Spooksville (Lawn 1963) (Connect 3)
49. Donovan – Season of the Witch (Pye 1967)
50. Blue Oyster Cult – (Don’t Fear) The Reaper (Columbia 1967)
51. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (show theme)

Thanks to everybody who tuned in to the show live on K107FM. For those who missed it you can click on the link above – between the introduction and the playlist – and that will take you to the show on Mixcloud. as well as online and locally on 107FM the station is also now available on the TuneIn radio app. More details here: http://tunein.com/radio/K107-s222700/

A big thanks for all your support and kind comments on the show’s Facebook page. I really do appreciate them. Feel free to spread the word about the show by sharing on Facebook or retweeting on Twitter (@jocknroll).

Don’t forget, if there’s anything you’d like to hear, then by all means get in touch via jocknroll [at] gmail [dot] com or studio [at] k107 [do] co [dot] uk (use the header “Where The Action Is”). If you have any suggestions for any of the features, particularly the Connect 3 competitions, then don’t hesitate to private message me through the show’s Facebook page.

Well done to Laz for a clean sweep of tonight’s points. The answers were: (1) Witches, (2) Haunted and (3) Spooky. The overall standings are now as follows:

1st Lawrence McCluskey 51.5 points
2nd John Murray 14.5 points
3rd Ally Gourlay6.5 points
4th= Jeff Duffy 2 points
4th= Evan Davies 2 points
6th Kirsty Johnston 1.5 point
7th Martyn Rollo 1 point
8th= Sheila Godfrey 0.5 point
8th= Sharon Melville 0.5 points

You can tune in LIVE every Thursday between 8pm and 11pm (UK time) on K107FM via http://www.k107.co.uk. 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 1200 (PST), 1300 (MST), 1400 (CST) and 1500 (EST). The show starts at 0900 in New Zealand (Hi Lynn!). Requests are always 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, see you again next week.

Welcome to episode 61 of Where The Action Is and our regular mix of the weird and the wonderful from the late 50s through to the early 70s, including mod, soul (northern and southern), beat groups, psych pop and girl sounds, as well as our regular features.

We had three games of Connect 3 (did you get the link between the three tracks?), two Birthday tracks (for stars born on the day of broadcast), a Foreign Language track from the former state of Yugoslavia and Two of a Kind from The Electric Prunes. We had our ‘splatter platter’ in the Death Disco spot and we heard a couple fo blue songs in our weekly Double Rubble slot. We did the hully gully in the Land of 1000 Dances and Strawberry Whiplash appeared in our Under The Influence slot. We also had two Wordless Wonders, we inducted a band with Scottish connections in to the Jocknroll Hall of Fame and we heard two more great songs from the wonderful back catalogue of singer-songwriter-producer John Carter in our Get Carter feature.

Where The Action Is #61 - Thu 23 Oct 2014 - K107FM by Jocknroll on Mixcloud

1. Curtis Mayfield – Move On Up (Buddah 1971)
2. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (Show Theme)
3. Keith Allison – Action Action Action (Columbia 1966)
4. The Feminine Complex – I Won’t Run (Athena 1968)
5. The Creation – Making Time (Planet 1966)
6. Pete Kelly’s Soulution – If Your Love Don’t Swing (Decca 1968)
7. First Crew to the Moon – The Sun Lights Up The Shadow of Your Mind (Roulette 1967) (Connect 3)
8. The Moon – Mothers and Fathers (Imperial 1968) (Connect 3)
9. Moorpark* Intersection – I Think I’ll Just Go and Buy Me a Flower (Capitol 1968) (Connect 3)
10. Barbara Ruskin – Life’s Too Good To Waste (Unissued 1966)
11. The Association – Your Own Love (Valiant 1966)
12. Ellie Greenwich – Nothing Went Right (demo) (Unissued 1962) (Birthday: Ellie Greenwich 23/10/39)
13. The Dixie Cups – People Say (Red Bird 1964) (Birthday: Barbara Hawkins 16/10/43)
14. The Great Scots – I Ain’t No Miracle Worker (Unissued 1966)
15. The Angeliques – You’re Too Easy To Love (President 1968)
16. The Boys Blue – Take a Heart (HMV 1965) (Double Rubble)
17. The Poets – I Am So Blue (Decca 1965) (Double Rubble)
18. Liz Damon’s Orient Express – 1900 Yesterday (Makaha 1969)
19. Barry Gray and His Spacemakers – Zero G (Melodisc 1964) (Wordless Wonder 1)
20. Diana Dors – So Little Time (Fontana 1964)
21. The Olympics – (Baby) Hully Gully (Arvee 1959) (Land of 1000 Dances)
22. Mama Cass – Easy Come, Easy Go (Dunhill 1969)
23. Roboti – Mramor Kamen I željezo (Jugoton 1966) (Foreign Language)
24. Beverly Warren – Let Me Get Close To You (Rust 1965)
25. The Glass Menagerie – Frederick Jordan (Pye 1968) (Death Disco)
26. The In Crowd – Things She Says (Parlophone 1965)
27. The Charmers – Sweet Talk (Laurie 1963)
28. Strawberry Whiplash – Picture Perfect (Matinee 2012) (Under The Influence)
29. Yellow Balloon – Yellow Balloon (Canterbury 1967) (Connect 3)
30. Five Man Electrical Band – Five Man Electrical Band (Capitol 1969) (Connect 3)
31. October Country – October Country (Epic 1967) (Connect 3)
32. Frank Ifield – Whiplash (Unknown 1958)
33. The Electric Prunes – Are You Lovin’ Me more (But Enjoyin’ It Less) (Reprise 1967) (Two of a Kind)
34. The Electric Prunes – Train For Tomorrow (Reprise 1967) (Two of a Kind)
35. The Score – Beg Me (Decca 1966)
36. Buddy Morrow and Orchestra – Perry Mason Theme (RCA Victor 1959) (Wordless Wonder 2)
37. The Luvd Ones – I’m Feeling Fine (White Oak 1966)
38. The Blues Council – Baby Don’t Look Down (Parlophone 1965) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
39. The Blues Council – What Will I Do? (Parlophone 1965) (Jocknroll Hall of Fame)
40. Beryl Marsden – What’s She Got (That I Ain’t Got) (Columbia 1966)
41. Duffy Power – If I Get Lucky Some Day (Parlophone 1963)
42. Dave Berry – Everybody Tries (Decca 1964) (Get Carter)
43. The Who – I Can See For Miles (Track 1967)
44. The Flowerpot Men – Hello Hello Hello (demo) (Unissued 1968) (Get Carter)**
45. Elvis Presley – Runaway (RCA Victor 1970)
46. Paul Revere and the Raiders – The Great Airplane Strike (Columbia 1966)
47. The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett – Young Girl (CBS 1968) (Connect 3)
48. The Rolling Stones – Jumpin’ Jack Flash (Decca 1968) (Connect 3)
49. The Equals – Baby Come Back (President 1968) (Connect 3)
50. The Tribe – I’m Leaving (Planet 1966)
51. The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (show theme)

* I realised too late that the band were called Moorpark and not Moonpark – Oops!
** Played out of order due to a cock-up on my part. Double oops!!

Thanks to everybody who tuned in to the show live on K107FM. For those who missed it you can click on the link above – between the introduction and the playlist – and that will take you to the show on Mixcloud. as well as online and locally on 107FM the station is also now available on the TuneIn radio app. More details here: http://tunein.com/radio/K107-s222700/

A big thanks for all your support and kind comments on the show’s Facebook page. I really do appreciate them. Feel free to spread the word about the show by sharing on Facebook or retweeting on Twitter (@jocknroll).

Don’t forget, if there’s anything you’d like to hear, then by all means get in touch via jocknroll [at] gmail [dot] com or studio [at] k107 [do] co [dot] uk (use the header “Where The Action Is”). If you have any suggestions for any of the features, particularly the Connect 3 competitions, then don’t hesitate to private message me through the show’s Facebook page.

Laz took the first two Connect 3s of the show but Ally won a magnificent third for which he won TWO points because he was able to name the third record in the sequence. The answers were: (1) All the bands have Moon in their title (*see above), (2) Eponymous singles and (3) Consecutive UK number 1s in 1968. The overall standings are now as follows:

1st Lawrence McCluskey 48.5 points
2nd John Murray 14.5 points
3rd Ally Gourlay6.5 points
4th= Jeff Duffy 2 points
4th= Evan Davies 2 points
6th Kirsty Johnston 1.5 point
7th Martyn Rollo 1 point
8th= Sheila Godfrey 0.5 point
8th= Sharon Melville 0.5 points

You can tune in LIVE every Thursday between 8pm and 11pm (UK time) on K107FM via http://www.k107.co.uk. 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 1200 (PST), 1300 (MST), 1400 (CST) and 1500 (EST). The show starts at 0900 in New Zealand (Hi Lynn!). Requests are always 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, see you again next week when I’ll be presenting a Hallowe’en special.

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