23 June 2019

Here are just some of the fabulous artists from the sixties we played during the programme…

Mason Williams

Kim Weston

The Troggs

The Supremes

The Mamas & The Papas

Giani Morandi

Doug Parkinson

Herb Alpert

Charles’ Pick

Hi-Heel Sneakers

Jose Feliciano

From the original to four other covers, this version of Tommy Tucker’s Hi-Heel Sneakers was the one that blew my mind. Elvis came close, though.

Holland-Dozier-Holland

In Profile

The songwriting and production team that created and defined the Motown sound.

The Show’s Playlist

Here’s the complete list of all the songs that were played during the show.

 
ARTIST SONG YEAR
The Association Along Comes Mary 1966
The Virgil Brothers Temptation’s About To Get Me 1968
Bobby Goldsboro Honey 1968
Johnny Rivers Secret Agent Man 1966
The Band I Shall Be Released 1968
The Drifters Saturday Night At The Movies 1964
Mason Williams Classical Gas 1968
The Original Caste One Tin Soldier 1969
Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki 1961
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich Hold Tight 1966
The West Coast Pop Art Exp. Band Will You Walk With Me 1967
IN PROFILE – HOLLAND-DOZIER-HOLLAND
Martha and The Vandellas Heatwave 1963
The Supremes Baby Love 1964
The Four Tops Reach Out I’ll Be There 1966
Kim Weston Take Me In Your Arms 1965
Jr. Walker and The All Stars Come See About Me 1967
The Supremes Reflections 1967
SINGLES
Elvis Presley It’s Now Or Never 1960
The Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand 1963
Jose Feliciano Hi-Heel Sneakers 1968
Deon Jackson Love Makes The World Go ‘Round 1966
Chris Andrews Yesterday Man 1965
The Monkees Star Collector 1967
The Doors Touch Me 1968
Doug Parkinson Hair 1969
DOUBLEHEADERS
The Troggs With A Girl Like You 1966
The Troggs Wild Thing 1966
Gianni Morandi C’era Un Ragazzo Che Come Me… 1966
Gianni Morandi Se Perdo Anche Te 1966
Blood Sweat and Tears Sometimes In Winter 1968
Blood Sweat and Tears And When I Die 1968
The Mamas and Papas Safe In My Garden 1968
The Mamas and Papas Straight Shooter 1967
Lovin’ Spoonful Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind 1966
Lovin’ Spoonful Darling Be Home Soon 1967
TOP 5 – 10 JANUARY 1968
The Monkees Daydream Believer 1967
Englebert Humperdinck The Last Waltz 1967
Johnny Farnham Sadie (The Cleaning Lady) 1967
The Beatles Hello Goodbye 1967
The Royal Guardsmen Snoopy’s Christmas 1967
THIS WEEK IN THE WORLD OF SIXTIES MUSIC
Pat Boone Moody River 1961
The Beatles Act Naturally 1965
The Irish Rovers The Unicorn 1968
SINGLES
Brenton Wood Gimme Little Sign 1967
Verdelle Smith Tar and Cement 1966
Cliff Richard I’ll Come Running 1967
Clarence Carter Too Weak To Fight 1968
The Seekers Come The Day 1966
The 5th Dimension Carpet Man 1967
Jimmy Cliff Wonderful World, Beautiful People 1968

Special Extras

Your special extras for this week are: the original Tar and Cement – Il Ragazzo Della Via Gluck by Adriano Celantano (Italian) and La Mason Ou J’ai Grandi, performed by leading French singer, Francoise Hardy.

Francoise Hardy

La Mason Ou J’ai Grandi (Tar and Cement)

Adriano Celentano

Il Ragazzo Della Via Gluck (Tar and Cement)