Monday, September 26, 2016

BLUE MONDAY


Fention & The Castle Rockers • The Freeze • 1958


Get it: I Pity the Fool: The Duke Records Story

Label shot: YouTube

Friday, September 23, 2016

ODDS & ENDS

Hadn’t a been for Grayson
I’d a been in Tennessee


The Kingston Trio • Tom Dooley • 1958



Get it: The Kingston Trio / from the Hungry i

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

DINOSAURIC PRECEPTION ROADMAP BLUES


Elton Anderson with Sid Lawrence Combo
Secret of Love • 1959


Elton Anderson, vocal/guitar; Danny George, tenor sax; Katie Webster, piano; guitar; Sid Lawrence, bass; Little Brother Griffin, drums. Lake Charles, 1959

The secret of love is revealed on Eddie’s House of Hits.

Monday, September 19, 2016

BLUE MONDAY

“Ain’t no heaven now
It ain’t no burnin’ hell”


James Phillips • No Lovin’ • 1962




Friday, September 16, 2016

ODDS & ENDS


Mickey Gilley • Lawdy Miss Clawdy • 1977


Find it: Ten Years of Hits

Album cover: hhv

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

GIRL GROUPS DOWN FOR THE COUNT


The Shangri-Las • Twist and Shout • 1964


Photo: Valdosta State University. “The Shangri-Las perform on stage. Pine Cone 1966.”