Here’s the playlist for tonight’s edition of Where The Action Is on Leith FM 98.8 and on www.leithfm.co.uk.
Our usual mix of mod, soul, girl groups and less well-known tunes from the late 50s through to the early 70s, with all the usual features thrown in for good measure: Connect 3, the Birthday track, Half-Time Instrumental, Foreign Language, Death Disco, Under the Influence and Two of a Kind.
The Beach Boys – Don’t Worry Baby (Capitol 1964)
Tony Newman – Let The Good Times Roll (Decca 1968) (show theme)
October Country – October Country (Epic 1968)
Kenny Lynch with The Laurie Jay Combo – Harlem Library (HMV 1964)
Mary Wells – I Don’t Want To Take a Chance (Motown 1961)
The Byrds – Everybody’s Been Burned (CBS 1967)
Petula Clark – A Sign of the Times (Pye 1968) (Connect 3)
Del Shannon – Keep Searchin (Follow The Sun) (Stateside 1965) (Connect 3)
Love – The Daily Planet (Elektra 1967) (Connect 3)
Davey Payne & The Medium Wave – A Walk in the Sunshine (Ember 1969)
The Crystals – He’s a Rebel (London/Philles 1962)
John Leyton – Thunder and Lightning (HMV 1961) (Birthday: 17/2/39)
The Angels – I Adore Him (Smash 1963)
Sam Cooke – You Send Me (Keen 1957)
The Shotgun Express – Curtains (Columbia 1966) (Half-Time Instrumental)
Lee Lynch – A Bad Time To Stop To Loving You (Ember 1969)
Charlotte Leslie – Les Filles C’est Fair Pour Faire L’Amour (Polydor 1966) (Foreign Language)
Edwick Rumbold – Boggle Woggle (Parlophone 1967)
Marmalade – Cousin Norman (Decca 1971)
Joey Reynolds & The Storm – Endless Sleep (Demon 1958) (Death Disco)
Dodie Stevens – Pink Shoe Laces (Crystalette 1959)
The Orchids – Doot Doot (till it happens to you) (Pebble 2010) (Under The Influence)
The Tammys – Egyptian Shumba (United Artists 1963)
Chris Farlowe & The Thunderbirds – Buzz With The Fuzz (Columbia 1965)
The Action – Come On, Come With Me (Edsel 1984) (Two of a Kind)
The Action – Love Is All (Unreleased 67/688) (Two of a Kind)
Keith West – Sam (Parlophone 1967)
Tony Newman – Let The Good Times Roll (show theme)
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.
Next week’s show is a special film-themed edition, to celebrate the Academy Awards.
That’s it for this week. Until next time, it’s good night and good health.