Welcome once again to another edition of Where The Action Is on K-Town FM, who this week were awarded a five year Community Radio Licence by OFCOM. Congratulations to everyone involved in the station. On the show today we had our normal mix of the offbeat and obscure from the late 50s through to the early 70s, with mod, soul, freakbeat, baroque pop, psychedelia, girl groups and much, much more featuring in our two hours together. We had two rounds of Connect 3 (can you guess the link between three tracks?), a Foreign Language track and Two of a Kind from a Welsh band. Our Death Disco continues to shock and amaze and we get weird and wacky with our Double Rubble tracks. I shimmy, shimmied to the Land of 1000 Dances, as we welcomed back old friends to our Under The Influence slot and, as ever, we had our half-time instrumental in the shape of our Wordless Wonder.
The Beach Boys – I Can Hear Music (Capitol 1969)
The Beatstalkers – Base Line (Decca 1966) (Show Theme)
Mary Wells – You Lost The Sweetest Boy (Motown 1963)
David Garrick – One Little Smile (Piccadilly 1965)
Julie Grant – Lonely Sixteen (Pye 1962)
Billie Davis – Say Nothin’ Don’t Tell (Collumbia 1964)
The Caravelles – New York (Polydor 1967) (Connect 3)
The Ad-Libs – The Boy From New York City (Blue Cat 1964) (Connect 3)
Country Weather – Fly to New York (Unreleased 1969) (Connect 3)
Roscoe Robinson – That’s Enough (Wand 1966)
Autumn – My Little Girl (Pye 1971)
Sam Cooke – Shake (RCA Victor 1964) (Birthday: 22/1/31 Sam Cooke)
The Shirelles – I Met Him on a Sunday (Ronde-Ronde) (Tiara/Decca 1958) (Birthday: 22/1/40 Addie Harris)
The Turtles – Buzzsaw (White Whale 1968)
The Dixie Cups – No True Love (Blue Cat 1965)
Wimple Winch – Rumble on Mersey Square South (Fontana 1967) (Double Rubble)
The Mode – Eastern Music (Back to Front) (Unreleased 1967) (Double Rubble)
The Lovin’ Spoonful – You Didn’t Have To Be So Nice (Kama Sutra 1965)
Just Brothers – Sliced Tomatoes (Lupine 1965) (Wordless Wonder)
Terry Jacks – Seasons in the Sun (Bell 1974)
Bobby Freeman – (I Do The) Shimmy Shimmy (King 1960) (Land of 1000 Dances)
Dobie Gray – The In Crowd (Charger 1964)
The Searchers – Liebe (Vogue 1964) (Foreign Language)
Chi Chi Macauley – I Know He Loves Me (Red Bird 1964)
George Jones – Who Shot Sam? (Mercury 1959) (Death Disco)
The Kinks – Sunny Afternoon (Pye 1966)
Lee Dorsey – Get Out My Life Woman (Amy 1965)
BMX Bandits – Listen To Some Music (Elefant 2012) (Under The Influence)
R Dean Taylor – My Lady Bug Stay Away From That Beatle (Unreleased 1964) (Connect 3)
The Butterflys – I Wonder (Red Bird 1964) (Connect 3)
The Crickets/Buddy Holly – Not Fade Away (Brunswick 1957) (Connect 3)
Tony Clarke – Landslide (Chess 1974)
The Bystanders – Royal Blue Summer Sunshine Today (Piccadilly 1967) (Two of a Kind)
The Bystanders – When Jezamine Goes (Pye 1968) (Two of a Kind)
Steve Hammond – I Think We’re Alone Now (Pye 1967)
The Chocolate Watchband – No Way Out (Tower 1967)
Thanks to everyone for tuning in live on K-Town FM or via Mixcloud. Your support is always welcome and appreciated, as is your feedback and if there’s something you’d like to hear on the show then by all means get in touch via jocknroll [at] gmail [dot] com. Today’s show featured tracks for Simon Goddard, Ally Gourlay, Mrs Cat, Eve Griffin, Kenny McLeod, Lynn Elliott, Andy Akhtar, Duglas T Stewart, John Turnbull, Sheila Godfrey, June Taylor, Sue McGookin, Joe Haining, Dougie Shanley, Jamie McKay and Lauree McArdle. Apologies for a couple of technical issues during today’s show, which were outwith my control.
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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. Until then, it’s good day/night and good health.