Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:31 pm
Suds wrote:Thanks for posting the Johnny Adams track - that's a fine performance. I love discovering songs that most radio stations don't play or don't know about. That was a great listen.
Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:50 pm
Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:25 am
KiwiAlan wrote:A lot of guessing going on here.
What inspiration did Teddy Bears Picnic give Elvis . it's on the list.
Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:26 am
Impressions, "Amen" (ABC-Paramount ABC 10602, November 14, 1964)
Lead vocalist: Curtis Mayfield
Billboard US Pop #7, January 9, 1965, R&B #17 January 30, 1965
Dr. Feelgood and the Interns, "What's Up, Doc" (Okeh 7156, July 7, 1962)
Turned out the B-side, "Right String But The Wrong Yo-Yo," made Billboard US Pop #84 on August 4, 1962
Dr. Feelgood was a stage name for Piano Red, sax man Boots Randolph was a group member!
The Blossoms, "You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin'" (Bell 750, April 1969)
Produced by Bill Medley, they provided the backing vocals on the Righteous Brothers 1965 hit.
Clip is from "Playboy After Dark," Hugh Hefner's second syndicated TV series, December 17, 1969.
Pat Boone, "I Almost Lost My Mind" (Dot 15472, May 12, 1956)
Billboard US Pop #1, July 28, 1956
The recording is a faithful cover of the 1950 R&B #1 by Hunter; are those the Jordanaires on backing vocals?
Allegedly, a 1960s home demo exists of Elvis giving this a try, would love to hear it.
Dane Stinit, "Don't Knock What You Don't Understand" (Sun 402, May 1966)
Dane issued two mid-sixties singles on Sun, then disappeared:
Sun 402 - Don't Knock What You Don't Understand / Always On The Go (May 1966)
Sun 405 - Sweet Country Girl / That Muddy Ole River (February 1967)
Johnny Adams, "Reconsider Me" (SSS International 770, June 7, 1969)
Billboard US Pop #28 and R&B #8 on August 2, 1969
Cliff Gleaves, "Long Black Hearse" (Liberty 55263, July 5, 1960)
His debut single, a Billboard spotlight pick the same week as "It's Now or Never" (see below)
Bing Crosby with Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires and Victor Young and his Orchestra
"The Teddy Bear's Picnic" (Decca Children's Series 88050, September 2, 1950)
Recorded on June 22, 1950 in Los Angeles, CA, flip-side was "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer," cut the same day
"The Teddy Bear's Picnic" by Crosby is also included in the Various Artists, 5 LP set Playtime in Story and Song, MCA Special Products DL 734642, 1970
Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home (Columbia, CL 2328, April 17, 1965)
Billboard US Pop #6, October 9, 1965
Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited (Columbia CS 2389, August 14, 1965)
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r&b wrote:thanks for posting. I would have thought Dusty In Memphis would be in there.
Tue Oct 06, 2015 10:21 pm
drjohncarpenter wrote:r&b wrote:thanks for posting. I would have thought Dusty In Memphis would be in there.
It was fun to put this together. As for the Dusty LP, maybe Charlie borrowed it, and never brought it back.
Wed Oct 07, 2015 6:59 pm
Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:28 pm
r&b wrote:drjohncarpenter wrote:It was fun to put this together. As for the Dusty LP, maybe Charlie borrowed it, and never brought it back.
As a side note I did in another 'Ask Marty' if Elvis liked Dusty. He said he did. One would have thought so as he covered one of her biggest hits and she had that kind of pure soulful voice he enjoyed.
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