After last week’s Eurovison extravaganza it’s back to the bread and butter of Where The Action Is, which this week features the usual mix of mod, soul, Motown, girl groups and alternative 60s tunes, as well as all the usual features: Connect 3, the Birthday track, Half-Time Instrumental, Foreign Language, Death Disco, Under the Influence and Two of a Kind.
The Poco-Sezo Singers – I Can Make It With You (Columbia 1966)
Tony Newman – Let The Good Times Roll (Decca 1968) (show theme)
Kenny Lynch – Moving Away (HMV 1967)
Donovan – Wear Your Love Like Heaven (Epic 1967)
Walker Brothers – I Can’t Let It Happen To You (Philips 1967) RIP JOHN WALKER
Debbie Rollins – My Johnny Doesn’t Come Around Anymore (Ascot 1964)
The Kinks – Victoria (Pye 1969) (Connect 3)
The Searchers – Popcorn Double Feature (Pye 1967) (Connect 3)
The Other Half – Mr Pharmacist (GNP Crescendo 1966) (Connect 3)
The Rag Dolls – Dusty (Mala 1964)
Dusty Springfield – Don’t Say It Baby (Philips 1964)
Alma Cogan – Just Couldn’t Resist Her With Her Pocket Transistor (HMV 1960) (Birthday: 19/5/32 Alma Cogan)
Sandy Salisbury – Together In The End (Unreleased 66-69)
Cilla Black – What Good Am I (Parlophone 1967)
The Outlaws – The Return of the Outlaws (HMV 1963) (Half-Time Instrumental)
Anita & Th’ So-and-So’s – Joey Baby (RCA 1961)
France Gall – Laisse Tomber Les Filles (Philips 1964) (Foreign Language)
Helen Shapiro – Kiss ‘n’ Run (Columbia 1961)
Heinz – Dreams Do Come True (Decca 1963)
The Cheers – Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots (Capitol 1955) (Death Disco)
The Poets – Some Things I Can’t Forget (Immediate 1965)
The Thanes – You Shouldn’t Be Sad (Mojo 2006) (Under The Influence)
The Shepherd Sisters – Don’t Mention My Name (Atlantic 1963)
The Washington DCs – Have You Seen My Baby? (Ember 1965)
Evie Sands- I Can’t Let Go (Blue Cat 1965) (Two of a Kind)
Evie Sands – Take Me for a Little While (Blue Cat 1965) (Two of a Kind)
The Bermudas – Donnie (Era 1964)
Walker Brothers – Just Say Goodbye (Philips 1967)
Thanks, as ever, to everyone who tuned in and took part in the show via text, phone, email, Twitter or Facebook. Your contributions are always appreciated and very much welcomed. Tonight’s show included requests for Simon Goddard (London) and John Turnbull (Edinburgh).
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. You can also join in the chat during the show on the “Where The Action Is (Radio Show)” Facebook page.
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.