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Spectropop - Digest Number 1705



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There are 22 messages in this issue.

Topics in this digest:

      1. some quick topics....
           From: Country Paul 
      2. Sandie Shaw '04
           From: Norm D 
      3. Re: Artie Butler & Jerry Fuller
           From: Artie Butler 
      4. Ellie Greenwich's wimowehs
           From: Joe Nelson 
      5. Zuma's Beach
           From: Weber Alves 
      6. Re: Goffin/King's adult period
           From: Don H. 
      7. Re: John Peel - R.I.P.
           From: Clark Besch 
      8. re: Smile concert
           From: Susan Lang 
      9. Re: Smoke Ring
           From: Tom Diehl 
     10. Candymen/Peppermint Trolley Co.
           From: mrshawnn 
     11. Re: Mark Lindsay/Mike Nesmith
           From: Larry Lapka 
     12. Re: Waiting For A Song That Never Comes
           From: Richard Campbell 
     13. new at musica
           From: Tom Diehl 
     14. Re: Smile concert
           From: Steve Bonilla 
     15. Re: Charlie Drake, Scott English?
           From: Dan Hughes 
     16. Re: Dance with Claire Francis
           From: Claire Francis 
     17. 60sgaragebands.com November Updates
           From: Mike Dugo 
     18. Peel, Shaw obits from NYTimes
           From: Phil X Milstein 
     19. oddball Motown
           From: Phil X Milstein 
     20. Shel Talmy produced Oliver Norman any info.???
           From: Sean 
     21. Rick & the Legends: What's the story here?
           From: Mike Kopka 
     22. Goffin-King Anthology- any feedback/suggestions?
           From: Robert Pingel 


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Message: 1 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 12:45:33 -0400 From: Country Paul Subject: some quick topics.... Still catching up. ... RIP, John Peel and Greg Shaw. Both obits appeared the same day this week in the NY Times. Not having had the personal contact with these gentlemen, I'll leave the extended comments to others. mrshawnn wrote: > The Faragher Brothers recorded as the "Mark Five" before forming the > Peppermint Trolley Co. I just got their "I'm Through With You" single > on Impression. They supposedly had 3 more 45s. Anyone have info > about them? They did not release as Mark "IV." FYI, the Mark IV had a hit (inexplicable, to my ears) called "I Got A Wife" on Mercury in the second half of the 50s. Claire Francis, great Jack Kerouac story. Thank you! Don: > I was going through some things the other day and came across a 45 > by Tom & Jerry called "Hey Schoolgirl". I think this was the first > recording by Simon & Garfunkel. Any idea on its rarity? Just curious ... It was a significant hit (on Big Records); an album-plus's worth of material came out on a bootleg Big label maybe 15 years ago or so, some of which is interesting. Doc Rock: > I have posted an lengthy interview with Bobby "Boris" Pickett on > my website, http://www.DocRock.us . After Halloween, it will likely > disappear. Enjoy! I did enjoy - many thanks! Larry Lapka asks: > This begs a question: did anybody who was a main fixture > of a band have solo material that just drove you off the > deep end? Johnny Maestro - loved him with The Crests, can't stand the Brooklyn Bridge's material (although seeing them live this past July 4th, they still do The Crests' songs beautifully, yet the BB stuff still makes me cringe). Also, Mike Nesmith's post-Monkees solo work contains some of the best ("Joanne," "Tumbing Tumbleweeds," "The Partisan" at the time) and some of the most unlistenable stuff he ever recorded, IMO. Robert: > What's posted on Bob Lind's website now are home-recorded > demos of new songs. He's currently in the studio with two > young producers and all his new songs (including ones that > aren't posted on the site) working on the "real" versions > ... and yes, I agree, his voice is just as expressive as ever. Good to hear they'll be getting the settings they deserve. Conversely, it's good to see Al Kooper's demos will be coming out "as was." What is the name of the Bobby Darin bio-flick, please? And Rodney, where on your website is your review hiding? Country Paul -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 2 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 09:29:41 -0700 (PDT) From: Norm D Subject: Sandie Shaw '04 There's a full-length story about Sandie Shaw in The Guardian newspaper today (28 Oct. '04). Good picture of her wearing a fur hat, too. http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,,1337736,00.html Regards Norm D. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 3 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 11:57:31 EDT From: Artie Butler Subject: Re: Artie Butler & Jerry Fuller Frank J. wrote: > Thanks for the infos and honesty. Burt's sophisticated style was > too good not to be influenced by, I guess. But I must say that, > in spite of the "inspiration", you found your own distinctive > Artie Butler sound too. And that sound I love as much as Burt's. > Was Jerry Fuller working as a kind of freelance producer for Columbia > at that time? All the artists you mentioned were on that label. Hi Frank, Thank you so much for your very kind words about my music. I really do appreciate it. With regard to your question about Jerry Fuller, I am not sure if he was independent or a signed producer to Columbia Records. Regards, Artie Butler -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 4 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 11:37:55 -0400 From: Joe Nelson Subject: Ellie Greenwich's wimowehs George Schowerer wrote: > Ellie Greenwich also did some tunes with Bob Crewe and > Hutch Davie at Mirasound which I photographed between > takes...and yes, you'd be surprised who sang background > for many artists at that time. I remember reading somewhere that Ellie was the bass singer (yes) on Robert John's 1972 remake of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight". Can anyone confirm this? Joe Nelson -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 5 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 14:00:54 -0200 From: Weber Alves Subject: Zuma's Beach Hi Everybody, I like a lot the soundtrack of a film called "Zuma's Beach," with Suzanne Sommers. The music are in Beach Boys' style. Could anybody tell me, please, which band sings the music and if these songs was released in some album. Thanks, Weber -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 6 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 14:13:29 -0000 From: Don H. Subject: Re: Goffin/King's adult period Country Paul wrote: > Class acts all, Barry. The most recent "Goin' Back" cover I know of > is a beautiful version by Andy, on one of his recent albums ("Cover > Me," 2003; the album has some other interesting covers including a > jazz-influenced reinterpretation of "Don't Worry Baby"). Another great recent cover of "Goin' Back" is by Brian Kennedy. Speaking of Goffin & King's adult period, how about "No Easy Way Down"? A great song if there ever was one. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 7 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 15:26:13 -0000 From: Clark Besch Subject: Re: John Peel - R.I.P. Mark Wirtz wrote: > To say that John will be missed would be an understatement. Mark, I am sorry you lost such a dear friend. I grew up with KOMA Oklahoma City in the '60s (living in Dodge City, KS) and remember John Peel, although he was "John Raven-croft" (which is close to his actual name of John Ravenscroft, no?) at KOMA. I've posted his picture when he was at KOMA in '65 and '66 at the Photos section. This picture was from the KOMA 10/14/65 chart with "Yesterday" appropriately at #1. I visited and met KOMA jocks Dale Wehba, Fred Moore, Don McGregor, Charles Hanks (aka Chuck Dann) just months earlier in June '65, but John Peel was not at the station then. Although John was a groundbreaker at the BBC, I remember him on KOMA as possibly a bit overwhelmed as a US DJ. He had that great British accent that all of us in the US (especially the girls) loved, but seemed uneasy on the air to me. He only lasted a year or so at KOMA and was soon forgotten with Charlie Tuna coming on-board, but I realize he was important to many people for helping their careers, and that was more important than what he did at KOMA. Rest in peace, John. Clark -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 8 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 08:40:00 -0400 From: Susan Lang Subject: re: Smile concert Phil Milstein wrote: > Brian introduced a set of two songs as a tribute to > his late brothers. I can't remember which "Carl" song they played, If it was like the rest of the shows on the tour, it was the BW/Andy Paley song "Soul Searchin'." > ... but he second song was Dennis' beautiful "Together" -- nice version, too. It's "Forever," actually, although the word "together" also features prominently. Gorgeous song, and Brian really nails it, many nights seeming to channel Denny. > During the post-Smile/encore segment, Brian strapped on his bass for > a few songs. If I recall correctly his was the only bass for those songs, > and he looked more comfortable standing and playing than he did at > any other point in the evening. Bob Lizik does continue to play at the point, but Brian is live as well. It's so great to see him up there and having fun, and i'm thrilled that so many folks are taking advantage of the opportunity to catch this wave! Susan -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 9 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 05:04:05 -0000 From: Tom Diehl Subject: Re: Smoke Ring I knew I had heard the name The Smoke Ring before, and it just hit me as I was doing a search on Certron Records (the label that Diamond Records turned into). The Smoke Ring had one single on the label, Certron 10008, First Reaction b/w High On A Rainbow. If someone out there has this single, would you be willing to either 1) sell it to me or 2) play it to musica? Thanks, Tom Diehl Diamond Records and Certron Records collector and historian -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 10 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 07:19:39 -0000 From: mrshawnn Subject: Candymen/Peppermint Trolley Co. I now have a page up for the Peppermint Trolley Co., interview coming soon - as well as a Candymen page @ http://www.superoldies.com/featured.html mrshawnn -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 11 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 04:21:41 -0000 From: Larry Lapka Subject: Re: Mark Lindsay/Mike Nesmith John Fox wrote: > I just finished reading a great book, "Are You Ready For The > Country," by Peter Doggett, a comprehensive history of country- > rock covering both the country influence on early rock & roll and > the Dylan/Byrds-type movement in the late 1960s. In the book, > the author gives a great deal of credit for country rock to Mike > Nesmith, which I had never thought of. I think Mark Lindsay was branching out into other areas and he tried to make his solo career more mainstream. I remember one of his album covers where he posed with a puppy, if I remember correctly. Nah, it didn't work. By the way, his solo stuff is available on several CDs, although I believe they may be out of print. One has both his first and second album on it, another has some of the best of his Columbia stuff, and a third, which I have only seen on cassette (!), has some of the best of his solo stuff and material that never made it to his albums -- and if memory serves me correctly, these tunes are head and shoulders above the songs that were actually released on his three solo albums for Columbia. Nesmith is another matter altogether. He had a clear agenda with The Monkees, and when the situation presented itself, he took full advantage. Listening to his Monkee material and going into his outings away from Micky, Peter and Davy (The Wichita Train Whistle Sings) and even later with the First National Band, his space cowboy country tunes were more innovative than anybody gave him credit for at the time. Just listen to "Joanne," "Silver Moon," or even some of his Monkee tracks (like "Hollywood") and you can see that the only thing that was going to keep this guy down was indifference -- which is exactly what happened in the mid 1970s, and why he branched out on his own with his own record label -- who else would give this guy the latitude he needed but himself? Listening to both Lindsay and Nesmith's solo material, I am more perplexed with Lindsay's output than I am with Nesmith's, because I pretty much knew that Nesmith was determined to eventually try to make people forget he was a Monkee at one time. Lindsay probably wanted to put his Raider years behind him too, but I just don't think he was innovative enough to do so. Larry Lapka -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 12 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 11:30:56 -0000 From: Richard Campbell Subject: Re: Waiting For A Song That Never Comes Austin Roberts wrote: > Thanks for the info on Mama Cass; we were both on Dunhill for a > while. I remember the song "Waiting For A Song That Never Comes" > because Terry Cashman played me the demo when I was writing for > ABC's publishing where Terry gave me my first writing deal (1968). More on this good tune -- Cashman, Pistilli & West even cut their own version of "A Song That Never Comes" on 45 and for their album, and Cass' 45 version differs from the album one fairly distinctly. Visit the official Cass Elliot site: www.casselliot.com Richard -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 13 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 03:39:04 -0000 From: Tom Diehl Subject: new at musica Now playing at musica is the single version of "Tomboy," by Ronnie Dove. The only version of the song on CD is a 1980s re-recording that sounds totally different. Also playing is "(Mrs Green's) Ugly Daughter," by Kenneth Young & The English Muffins, who were probably not even English at all. It's a nice parody of "Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter" by Herman's Hermits, although with a slightly different melody, written by Kenny Young and Artie Resnick. --Tom Diehl -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 14 Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 13:27:28 -0700 From: Steve Bonilla Subject: Re: Smile concert Phil X. Milstein wrote: > I can't remember which "Carl" song they played, but the > second song was Dennis' beautiful "Together" -- He did "Forever", the Dennis song from Sunflower. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 15 Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 11:49:17 -0500 From: Dan Hughes Subject: Re: Charlie Drake, Scott English? Country Paul wrote, re: Charlie Drake's Boomerang: > The US version was bowdlerized significantly, most noticeably at the > line "Shouted till I was blue in the face" (US) which was slathered over > "black in the face" in the English version... Bowlderization, or just fixing the idiom? In America, "blue in the face" is standard; "black in the face" is not. And re: Scott English: > Is this "our" Scott English? This guy seems to be a jazz-rock guitarist > with a new age bent. Don't know, Paul -- he looks bald enough on top to be our age. Or maybe it's Scott Jr. and he could tell us how to contact his father. The name seemed to be too much of a coincidence to be unrelated, but I've seen stranger things ... -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 16 Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 14:55:16 EDT From: Claire Francis Subject: Re: Dance with Claire Francis Phil M. asked: > Claire, do you recall where Sybil's was located? It can be tough > getting a sense of "old" New York without being able to match up > locations from then with those from now. Of course, as we recently > learned here, not all of the old buildings even still exist today, > but such are the ways of progress. David Feldman: > I'm not Claire, nor do I play Claire on TV, but I think I can answer > this one. As far as I know, there was no club called Sybil. But > Sybil Burton ran Arthur (named after Ringo Starr's haircut!) and it > was located in Greenwich Village, I believe on the east side of Sixth > Ave., around Tenth St. Jimmy Botticelli: > It was actually called Arthur's, and was the pivotal US discotheque. > Read all about it in the excellent tome "Last Night A DJ Saved My Life." Thanks! You are so right! It was called Arthur's. How could I have forgotten that? I called it "Sybil's"! Duh ... Thanks to you for remembering what I could not. Yes, the club was Arthur's. And it was uptown. I think it was on West 53rd Street. Anyone know exactly where it was? Well it just goes to show you that no matter how much Ginko Biloba I am taking I still can't remember. ... And if they don't stop spraying all these pesticides for West Nile Virus along with all the other pesticides, soon I won't be able to remember where I live! I appreciate the corrections. Love & Light, Claire Francis P.S. What do you mean when you say read all about it in the excellent "tome?" Is that something on line or a magazine? -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 17 Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 10:29:12 -0700 (PDT) From: Mike Dugo Subject: 60sgaragebands.com November Updates Here's a quick note to inform everybody that the November updates to 60sgaragebands.com are now online. Featured this month are interviews with Eddie Burton of The In (Alabama), Jim Phillips of The Jackson Investment Co. (FL), and Kim Weighous of The Pedestrians (MI). In the coming months we'll be featuring interviews with Red Beard & The Pirates (GA), Pur Swa Ders (NJ), Jades (MI), Better Half Dozen (LA), Thunderbolts (VT), Third Booth (IL), Headliners (PA), White Mud Blues Band (MI), Assemblage (MI), Seeds Of Time (AL), New York Square Library (FL), Daze (IN), Zookie & Potentates (MI), D-Men / Fifth Estate (CT), Vynes (IL), Id (CA), Sundown Collection (TX / CA) and more! Mike Dugo 60sgaragebands.com -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 18 Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 16:29:42 +0000 From: Phil X Milstein Subject: Peel, Shaw obits from NYTimes John Peel, Who Played New Rock on the BBC, Dies at 65 October 27, 2004 by Ben Sisario New York Times / Associated Press John Peel, a BBC radio disc jockey who was a champion of innovative and independent music for nearly four decades, died on Monday night in Cuzco, Peru. He was 65 and was a longtime resident of Great Finborough, England. The BBC reported that he had a heart attack while on vacation with his wife, Sheila. A broadcasting legend in Britain and perhaps the only British D.J. known by name to American rock fans, Mr. Peel had been on the BBC's Radio 1 since its inception in 1967 and had a reputation for playing cutting-edge music from around the world. Though most American listeners could not hear his show until the advent of the Internet, fans were well familiar with the phenomenon of "Peel Sessions." From the first days of his program, Mr. Peel invited groups into the studio for live performances that were, by practical necessity, scrappy and unembellished. The bands, chosen by Mr. Peel and his staff, were often unfamiliar to most listeners; many were on Mr. Peel's show even before they had recording contracts. The sessions, which were sometimes live and sometimes taped in the weeks before a broadcast, were often circulated in bootleg recordings, and many were released commercially. Over the years hundreds of bands recorded on Mr. Peel's show, from Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd to the Damned, Napalm Death, the Smiths, the Birthday Party, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and the Pixies. More recently the guests included Clinic, Elastica, Mouse on Mars, Gorky's Zygotic Mynci, the Make-Up, Cat Power and Neko Case. He was an unabashed advocate for hungry new bands. When the Undertones, a British punk group, released their song "Teenage Kicks" in 1978, it did not reach the pop charts, but Mr. Peel played it relentlessly on his show and has long raved about the band as one of his favorites; after his death was announced yesterday, Radio 1 played "Teenage Kicks" in tribute. Born John Ravenscroft in Heswall, near Liverpool, Mr. Peel began his radio career in the United States. He worked for a number of American stations in the early 60's, including WRR in Dallas, and when he returned to England in 1967 went to work for Radio London, a pirate station that broadcast from a ship outside British territorial waters. Later that year he was hired as one of the first D.J.'s on the BBC's new all-pop station, Radio 1. His live studio performances began as a way to comply with broadcasting rules. A legal requirement of radio stations at the time, limited the amount of time that could be devoted to playing records; the Radio 1 crew met the requirement by bringing in new groups eager for radio play. Mr. Peel was on Radio 1 three times a week, and since 1998 also had a program on Radio 4 called "Home Truths," about family life. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire in 1998. Besides his wife, his survivors include four children. Mr. Peel's show has remained a popular attraction for young bands seeking exposure and, more importantly, the imprimatur of a Peel Session. In an interview in 2002, Mr. Peel said he received more than 200 CD's a week, but he was modest about his influence as a tastemaker. "You get a lot of credit for putting these bands on the radio, but the fact is that it's like being the editor of a newspaper - you don't claim credit for the news," he said. "It's not up to me to discover them - bands discover themselves," he said. "They make the records; the records arrive. I think, 'Let's play it on the radio,' and when they come over here, I think, 'Let's book them for a session.' It's very little to do with me, to be honest." ----------------- Greg Shaw, 55, Rock Enthusiast Who Loved Underground Music, Dies October 27, 2004 by Ben Sisario New York Times / Associated Press Greg Shaw, a rock-music enthusiast, journalist and record label proprietor who was a major force in the spread of underground music and fanzine publishing since the mid-1960's, died on Oct. 19 in Los Angeles, where he lived. He was 55. The cause was heart failure, said Suzy Shaw, his former wife and a partner in his record label, Bomp. A passionate historian, connoisseur and promoter of rough-hewn rock 'n' roll from the earliest days of garage rock and punk, Mr. Shaw founded and operated a series of magazines and record labels that had limited sales but much influence. His best known enterprise is Bomp, which began as a five-page mimeograph in January 1970 and grew into a thick fanzine with illustrious correspondents, and then became a label releasing more than 250 albums and singles since 1974 and still in operation, although the magazine closed in the late 1970's. Mr. Shaw built his recording and publishing business around his tastes. He championed new, innovative groups - including Devo, the Flamin' Groovies, the Germs and the Modern Lovers. Bomp magazine regularly featured detailed histories of regional, nearly forgotten garage-rock bands and music scenes as far away as Sweden. His good-humored, homemade approach to magazine publishing served as a model for the fanzine boom of the 1970's and 80's, and many of the best-known music zines of the period, like Kicks, Jamz and the Big Takeover, followed Bomp's impassioned amateurism and detailed local reporting. Born in San Francisco, Mr. Shaw started his publishing career as a teenager with Entmoot, a fanzine devoted to J.R R. Tolkien. In 1966 he founded Mojo-Navigator Rock 'n' Roll News, which is often cited as a precursor to Rolling Stone. Mojo-Navigator soon closed, but it established Mr. Shaw as a writer and entrepreneur. While publishing his own fanzines, he contributed to Rolling Stone, Creem, Fusion and others. Bomp was founded as Duke of Earl, with a plan to use a different song for the title of each issue, though the name Who Put the Bomp - eventually elided into its bare, percussive onomatopoeia - stuck with it from No. 2. Mr. Shaw often invited well-known journalists to explore their own obsessions as fans. Early issues included a long tribute to the Troggs by Lester Bangs and a study of the Crickets by Greil Marcus. In the early 70's Mr. Shaw worked at the United Artists label, where he was in charge of the press department and published another magazine, Phonograph Record Magazine, or P.R.M., which was owned by United Artists and was distributed free and had a circulation of 200,000, according to Bomp Records. Preferring to see himself as "a developer of scenes" rather than a businessman, he once said of his method, "I don't really look for isolated bands. I look for a movement that I think is going in the right direction and then I put my energy behind it." In recent years Mr. Shaw worked closely with new garage-rock groups like the Warlocks and the Brian Jonestown Massacre. Besides Suzy Shaw, who is married to Patrick Boissel, another partner in the Bomp family of labels that includes Alive and Total Energy, Mr. Shaw is survived by his wife, Phoebe, and a son, Tristan, both of Los Angeles; and a brother, Robert, of Modesto, Calif. Suzy Shaw said on Monday that the Bomp label would continue, and that before he died Mr. Shaw signed several new bands. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 19 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 11:51:33 +0000 From: Phil X Milstein Subject: oddball Motown I'm looking for input toward a list of all the oddball/unexpected records released on Motown. Y'know, the Soupy Saleses, Irene Ryans, etc. who dribbled out one or more release on either the main or any of the subsidiary labels. For instance, I have an LP of old baseball stories told by a (white) retired umpire that's on Motown proper. And no, all the Martin Luther King documentary recordings don't count, nor do blue-eyed soul artists such as Chris Clark or even Rare Earth. Whereas Sammy Davis does. Please send responses offlist. If enough of these can be identified and located, it could amount to a really fun compilation CD. Thanks, --Phil M. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 20 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 22:06:20 -0000 From: Sean Subject: Shel Talmy produced Oliver Norman any info.??? Hello Everyone, Does anyone have any info on this guy who recorded three singles from 1967 to '68, all produced by Shel Talmy? I just got his first single, and I'm curious to know: Is he English or American; black or white? It's top notch soul, but I can't tell! Thanks, Sean -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 21 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 22:49:54 -0000 From: Mike Kopka Subject: Rick & the Legends: What's the story here? I'm new to Spectropop, and happy to be here! I have a question. I ripped myself a couple of tracks from somewhere by a band called Rick and the Legends, "Leave Me Alone" and "All of Your Love". I don't know where I got these, and would have just thought "Hey, some pretty good beat/pop," until I noticed that I had labeled them 1963. This led me to want to know more about how they pulled off these pretty cool pop tunes in 1963 without being better known for them. Maybe they didn't write them [they sound familiar to me], but I can't place them... Any info? Mike Kopka -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
Message: 22 Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 10:39:03 -0700 (PDT) From: Robert Pingel Subject: Goffin-King Anthology- any feedback/suggestions? Below are the tracks of a three-volume anthology I put together on Goffin-King. I'd appreciate it if any of the experts out there would note any obvious omissions, or make suggestions of more definitive versions that should be included/substituted. Thanks, Rob Pingel ----------- Goffin-King Anthology (Volume 1) Side A Will You Love Me Tomorrow - Shirelles (Scepter) I'd Never Find Another You - Tony Orlando (Epic) I Can't Stay Mad at You - Skeeter Davis (RCA-Victor) One Wonderful Night - Honey Bees (Fontana) Chains - Cookies (Dimension) Dreamin' About You - Annette Funicello (Buena Vista) Take Good Care of My Baby - Bobby Vee (Liberty) I Can't Hear You - Betty Everett (Vee Jay) Dear Buddy - Barbara Lyons (ABC-Paramount) It Might as Well Rain Until September - Carole King (Dimension) Crying in the Rain - Everly Brothers (Warner Brothers) Go Away Little Girl - Steve Lawrence (Columbia) I'll Love You for Awhile - Jill Jackson (Reprise) Hey Girl - Freddie Scott (Colpix) I Can't Make It Alone - P.J. Proby (Liberty) Up On the Roof - Drifters (Atlantic) I'm Into Something Good - Earl-Jean (Colpix) Hey Everybody - Henry Alston (Colpix) I Can't Stop Talking About You - Steve Lawrence/Eydie Gorme (Columbia) Side B Locomotion - Little Eva (Dimension) Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys - Cookies (Dimension) Every Little Breath I Take - Gene Pitney (Musicor) Let Me Get Close To You - Skeeter Davis (RCA-Victor) Point of No Return - Gene McDaniels (Liberty) He's In Town - Tokens (B.T.Puppy) Sharing You - Bobby Vee (Liberty) One Fine Day - Chiffons (Laurie) Some of Your Lovin' - Dusty Springfield (Phillips) Oh No Not My Baby - Maxine Brown (Wand) Just Once In My Life - Righteous Brothers (Philles) Stage Door - Tony Jackson (Red Bird) Brand New World - Freddie Scott (Colpix) Randy - Earl-Jean (Colpix) Don't Let Me Stand In Your Way - Skeeter Davis (RCA-Victor) The Time for Us - Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists) I Need You - Chuck Jackson (Wand) At the Club - Drifters (Atlantic) Walking With My Angel - Bobby Vee (Liberty) Goffin-King Anthology (Volume 2) Side A Some Kind of Wonderful - Drifters (1961) Leiber/Stoller Productions. Arranged by Ray Ellis. I've Got Bonnie - Bobby Rydell (1962) *I Want To Stay Here - Steve & Eydie (1963) Produced, arranged, & conducted by Marion Evans. Softly In the Night - Cookies (1963) Produced by Gerry Goffin. He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss) - Crystals (1962) Produced by Phil Spector. Arranged by Jack Nitzsche. *So Goes Love - Turtles Lonely Shore - Joey Dallas Produced by Lou Guarino. *Sometime In the Morning - American Breed *Old Crowd - Leslie Gore (1963) Produced by Quincy Jones. Arranged by Claus Ogerman. How Many Tears - Bobby Vee (1961) Produced by Snuff Garrett. She Don't Deserve You - Honey Bees (1964) (Goffin-Titelman) Walking Proud - Steve Lawrence (1963) Produced, arranged, & conducted by Marion Evans. You're My Girl - Tokens (1964) Big Time Productions (the Tokens). Keep Your Love Locked (Deep in Your Heart)- Paul Petersen (1962) This Little Girl - Dion Golden Days - Paris Sisters (1968) Produced by Clancy Grass & Don Peake. Just Another Fool - Curtis Lee (1962) Arranged by Robert Mersey. He's a Bad Boy - Carole King (1963) Produced by Gerry Goffin. Keep Your Hands Off My Baby - Little Eva (1962) Produced by Gerry Goffin. Side B Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby - Cookies (1963) Produced by Gerry Goffin. *A Man Without a Dream - Ben E. King (1967) Produced, arranged, & conducted by Bob Gallo. Poor Little Rich Girl - Steve Lawrence (1963) Produced, arranged, & conducted by Marion Evans. *Is This What I Get for Loving You - Ronettes (1965) (Goffin-King-Spector) Produced by Phil Spector. He Knows I Love Him Too Much - Paris Sisters (1962) Produced by Phil Spector. *When My Little Girl Is Smiling - Drifters (1962) Arranged by Stan Applebaum. Sweet Sweetheart - Bobby Vee (1970) Produced by Dallas Smith. Don't Let Me Stand In Your Way - Skeeter Davis (1964) Produced by Chet Atkins. *I Just Can't Say Goodbye - Bobby Rydell (1964) Produced by David Axelrod. Arranged by Jimmy Wisner. *Easy To Love - Chiffons (1964) What Have You Got to Lose - Bill Medley (1970) (C.King-T.Stern) Produced by Rick Hall Pleasant Valley Sunday - Monkees (1967) Produced by Douglas Farthing Hatielid. *Down Home - Rick Nelson (1963) Orchestra directed by Jimmy Haskell. I Was Only Kidding - Ann-Margret (1962) Produced by Dick Peirce. Her Royal Majesty - James Darren (1962) Produced & arranged by Stu Phillips. What I Gotta Do To Make You Jealous - Little Eva (1963) Produced by Gerry Goffin. *Halfway To Paradise - Tony Orlando (1961) Produced by Jack Keller. Arranged by Carole King. You Can't Sit Still (edit) - Sequins (1963) Produced by Jack Gold. Goffin-King Anthology (Volume 3) Side A I Never Dreamed - Cookies Run To Him - Bobby Vee We Can Help Each Other - Sam McGowan The Right To Cry - Erma Franklin The Light In Your Window - Kenny Karen Wasn't It You - Lynne Randell Snow Queen - City So This Is How It Feels - Inspiral Carpets I Was There - Johnny Mathis Where Does Love Go - Freddie Scott Goin' Back - Dusty Springfield Lady of the Lake - Peggy Lipton Now That Everything's Been Said - Spring Where You Lead - Barbra Streisand Show Me the Way - Ben E. King Don't Bring Me Down - Eric Burdon & the Animals The Dance Is Over (edit) - Eydie Gorme Side B The Slide - Freddie Scott Just a Little Girl - Little Eva What Am I Gonna Do With You (Hey Baby) Chiffons You're Just What I Was Looking For Today - Raintree Majority Hung On You - Righteous Brothers A Long Way to Be Happy - Darlene Love Yours Until Tomorrow - Gene Pitney A Natural Woman - Aretha Franklin No Easy Way Down - American Breed I Won't Be the Same Without Her - Monkees What Am I Gonna Do - Guild Don't Forget About Me - Barbara Lewis So Much Love - Steve Alaimo After All This Time - Merry Clayton It's Too Late - Bill Deal & the Rondells Who Needs It - Peggy Lipton. -------------------[ archived by Spectropop ]-------------------
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