Backtracks

Saturdays at 2 p.m. on FM News/Studio One

 

Join us for a great afternoon of music that will take you back through the golden age of rock 'n' roll. Hosted by Bob Dorr, "Backtracks" delves into obscure rock 'n' roll history, giving Iowans a weekly, in-depth, researched picture of music that is at least 25 years old.

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat August 30, 2014

Backtracks August 30

The first two hours are reprised from last year's Labor Day special with all the songs having something to do with the work experience (or at least having the word WORK in the title!) Hour #3 is all new and is comprised of Listener Picks "leftover" from the July LIVE show.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JANIS JOPLIN-WORK ME LORD

BOB SEGER-I'VE BEEN WORKIN'

SAM COOKE-CHAIN GANG

HANK BALLARD-WORK WITH ME ANNIE

LEE DORSEY-WORKING IN A COAL MINE

DONNA SUMMER-SHE WORKS HARD FOR THE MONEY

THE RONDELS-BACK BEAT NO. 1 (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

Backtracks August 23

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LAURA LEE PERKINS-COME ON BABY

SHIRLEY GUNTER-CRAZY LITTLE BABY

HELEN BOZEMAN-SUGAR BABY

THE MILLER SISTERS-10 CATS DOWN

MARY EDWARDS-CHILLY WILLY

THE JIVE FIVE-MY TRUE STORY

CURTIS LEE-PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES

THE JARMELS-A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP

CORSAIRS-SMOKY PLACES

RANDY & THE RAINBOWS-DENISE

PRESTON EPPS-BONGO ROCK (EXCERPT)

THE BEATLES-THIS BOY/IF I FELL/AND I LOVE HER

THE YARDBIRDS-SHAPES OF THINGS

THE HOLLIES-STOP STOP STOP

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Studio One
1:35 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Backtracks August 16

Elvis Presley died 37 years ago, Aug. 16, 1977. The first hour of this remembrance program was originally aired Jan. 4, 2014 (check that week's listing for complete song list), hour #2 (3-4pm) is a syndicated special on The King's recordings done at Stax Studios in Memphis in 1973 and 1974, and hour #3 is a syndicated special focusing on the 1968 Comeback Special done in the summer of 1968. Long Live The King!

Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

Backtracks August 9

A reprise of the "ABCs of My Personal Vinyl Collection" show that originally aired 2/4/12

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LAURIE ANDERSON-LET X=X/IT TANGO

THE BAND-RAG MAMA RAG

J J CALE-CLYDE

DEVO-BIG MESS

JOE ELY-MUSTA NOTTA GOTTA LOTTA SLEEP

THE FACES-STAY WITH ME

MARVIN GAYE-LET'S GET IT ON

THE HOODOO RHYTHM DEVILS-I FOUGHT THE LAW

THE ISLEY BROS-IT'S YOUR THING

THE JAMES GANG-WALK AWAY

THE KINGSTON TRIO-M.T.A.

LED ZEPPELIN-DAZED & CONFUSED

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat August 2, 2014

Backtracks August 2

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DENNIS HERROLD-MAKE WITH THE LOVIN'

WELDON ROGERS-SO LONG, GOOD LUCK AND GOODBYE

LAURA LEE PERKINS-I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN'

JOHNNY GARNER-KISS ME SWEET

LEW WILLIAMS-ABRACADABRA

THE MARVELETTES-PLEASE MR. POSTMAN

THE BEATLES-PLEASE MR. POSTMAN

SHANGRILAS-LEADER OF THE PACK

THE DETERGENTS-LEADER OF THE LAUNDROMAT

DOC BAGBY-DUMPLINS (EXCERPT)

JAN & DEAN-POPSUCLE

THE TODDS-POPSICLE

RAY CHARLES-I CAN'T STOP LOVIN' YOU

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Studio One
3:25 am
Sun July 27, 2014

Backtracks July 26

The entire program was picked out by Listener Suggestion! Thanks for being part of the show. bd

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

CHUCK BERRY-BROWN EYED HANDSOME MAN

THE COOKIES-CHAINS

JAN & DEAN-POPSICLE

THEM-BABY PLEASE DON'T GO

THE MONKEES-STEPPIN' STONE (LIVE '67)

LES DUDEK-OLD JUDGE JONES

ELVIS COSTELLO-ALISON

YOUNG HOLT UNLIMITED-SOULFUL STRUT (EXCERPT)

LYDIA PENSE & COLD BLOOD-I LOVE YOU MORE THAN YOU'LL EVER KNOW

JOANNA CONNER-SOUL'S ON FIRE

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Backtracks July 19

The new 3-hour format kicks off with portions of three "classic" Backtracks shows. Hour #1 is from 6/12/10:

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LULA REED-ROCK LOVE

THE LAMPLIGHTERS-TURN ME LOOSE

CHAMPION JACK DUPREE-WALKING THE BLUES

THE SWALLOWS-IT AIN'T THE MEAT, IT'S THE MOTION

PIGMEAT PETERSON-EV'RYBODY LOVES A FAT MAN

PAUL PEEK-SWEET SKINNY JENNY

THE FOUR MINTS-WOLF

JOE SOUTH-I'M SNOWED

THE SHADES-SPLASHIN'

THE CHANTAYS-PIPELINE (EXCERPT)

JIMMY CASTOR & THE JUNIORS-I PROMISE (TO REMEMBER)

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Studio One
12:57 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Backtracks July 12

It's another "Best Of" show this week with a reprise of the Duos & Duets special that originally aired Apr. 12, 2014. Check that week's post for a complete song list

Studio One
1:21 pm
Fri July 4, 2014

Backtracks July 5

This afternoon's show is a reprise of the 3-FERS show that originally aired February 8, 2014. Check that day's post for a complete song list

Studio One
11:25 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Backtracks June 21

      • Rock Around The Clock (excerpt)
      • Bill Haley & The Comets
      • Best of
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      • Lawdy Miss Clawdy
      • Lloyd Price
      • This Is How It All Began
      • Dream Girl
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Studio One
12:02 pm
Sat June 14, 2014

Backtracks June 14

This afternoon's stroll thru my 45 rpm REKKID collection originally aired on January 18, 2014. Check that week's posting for a complete playlist. bd

Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

Backtracks June 7

Support Backtracks and IPR with a tax deductible pledge! 800-971-8815 or fill out your own pledge card on this website!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

WYNONA CARR-BOPPITY BOP

JEAN SHEPARD-HE'S MY BABY

THE GORMAN SISTERS-SOCK HOP

LAURA LEE PERKINS-GONNA ROCK MY BABY TONIGHT

BRENDA LEE-BIGELOW 6-200

TOMMY STEELE & THE STEELEMEN-COME ON LET'S GO

VINCE TAYLOR & THE PLAYBOYS-RIGHT BEHIND YOU BABY

WEE WILLIE HARRIS-RIOT IN CELL BLOCK #9

THE TEEN BEATS-CALIFF BOOGIE (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat May 31, 2014

Backtracks May 31

Leftovers from lots of recent programs including Leftover Listener Picks from two weeks ago.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE ADDRISI BROS-CHERRY STONE

THE CREEL SISTERS-STOP THE CLOCK ROCK

JO STAFFORD & FRANKIE LAINE-HEY GOOD LOOKIN'

THE EVERLY BROS-CAROL JANE

BUDDY HOLLY & BOB MONTGOMERY-DOWN THE LINE

NIGHT RAIDERS-COTTON PICKIN'

HANK MOORE ORCH-SOUR MASH

JR. WALKER & THE ALL STARS-TUNE UP

EDGAR WINTER-FRANKENSTEIN

BILLY PRESTON-OUTA-SPACE (EXCERPT)

ROZE-SHINE A LIGHT

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat May 24, 2014

Backtracks May 24

A Memorial Day weekend remembrance show featuring performers who have passed on, playing live one more time!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

ELVIS PRESLEY-I DON'T CARE IF THE SUN DON'T SHINE

ROY ORBISON-OH PRETTY WOMAN

JOHNNY CASH-SAN QUENTIN

THE EVERLY BROS-MAMA TRIED/CATHY'S CLOWN

THE YARDBIRDS-I'M A MAN

THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS-I CALL YOUR NAME

FLOYD CRAMER-FLIP, FLOP, AND BOP (EXCERPT)

RICHIE HAVENS-HIGH FLYING BIRD

JANIS JOPLIN-MAYBE

THE BAND-UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK

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Studio One
4:26 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Backtracks May 17

Probably the last LIVE Listener Picks show until the Fall. Thanks for being part of the program!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE FENDERMEN-MULE SKINNER BLUES

JAY & THE AMERICANS-COME A LITTLE BIT CLOSER

THE FLAMIN' GROOVIES-SLOW DEATH

FLEETWOOD MAC-TELL ME ALL THE THINGS YOU DO

SAVOY BROWN-JACK THE TOAD

ALLMAN BROS BAND-CRAZY LOVE

THE VIRTUES-GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE (EXCERPT)

THE BLASTERS-MARIE MARIE

DAN HICKS & THE HOT LICKS-I SCARE MYSELF

HOT TUNA-HESITATION BLUES

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat May 10, 2014

Backtracks May 10

No words allowed or aloud! It's another all instrumental show.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DUANE EDDY-REBEL ROUSER

LINK WRAY-RUMBLE

EDDIE COCHRAN-EDDIE'S BLUES

THE VIRTUES-GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE

GUITAR GABLE-GUITAR RHUMBO

THE RAMBLERS-DEVIL TRAIN

THE VELAIRES-BRAZIL

THE RAMRODS-GHOST RIDERS IN THE SKY

THE KINGSMEN-THE CATWALK

THE REBELS-WILD WEEKEND (EXCERPT)

DICK DALE-SURF BEAT

THE VENTURES-DIAMOND HEAD

THE SHADOWS-WONDERFUL LAND

LONNIE MACK-CHICKEN PICKIN'

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

Backtracks May 3

50s female rock'n'roll pioneers, early 60s British rock'n'rollers, some instrumentals (to set the mood for the May 10 all instrumental show) and LOTS of listener suggestions that I did not have time to play during last week's Listener Picks show.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JANIS MARTIN-LOVE & KISSES

EARTHA KITT-HONOLULU ROCK & ROLL

WANDA JACKSON-HOT DOG! THAT MADE HIM MAD

CAROL HONEYCUTT-TEENAGE REBEL

LIBBY DEAN-DING DONG ROCKABILLY WEDDING

JIMMY POWELL & THE DIMENSIONS-DANCE HER BY ME

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Studio One
10:42 pm
Sat April 26, 2014

Backtracks April 26

The monthly Listener Picks show, with all tunes suggested by IPR listeners

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THOMAS WAYNE-TRAGEDY

THE TEMPTATIONS-MY GIRL

DEREK-CINNAMON

NILSSON-JUMP INTO THE FIRE

LITTLE FEAT-LONG DISTANCE LOVE

DAVE EDMUNDS-GIRLS TALK

THE LEFT BANKE-EVENING GOWN

DUANE EDDY-LONESOME ROAD (EXCERPT)

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD-I AM A CHILD

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE-SING A SIMPLE SONG

THE MOODY BLUES-THE STORY IN YOUR EYES

JACKIE DE SHANNON-WHEN YOU WALK IN THE ROOM

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

Backtracks April 19

50s rockabillies, early 60s British rock'n'rollers, some leftovers from last week's Duos/Duets special and a set of classic rock'n'roll instrumentals

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

SLEEPY LA BEEF-ALL THE TIME

MALCOLM YELVINGTON-ROCKIN' WITH MY BABY

WEBB PIERCE-I AIN'T NEVER

BILLY RILEY-PEARLY LEE

JOHNNY HORTON-THE WOMAN I NEED

SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS-SAG, DRAG, AND FALL

BILLY FURY-THAT'S LOVE

CLIFF RICHARD & THE DRIFTERS-MOVE IT

JOHNNY KIDD & THE PIRATES-PLEASE DON'T TOUCH

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat April 12, 2014

Backtracks April 12

This show is TWICE as nice! It's the first EVAH Backtracks duos/duets show.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE EVERLY BROS-'TIL I KISSED YOU

DON & DEWEY-FARMER JOHN

MICKEY & SYLVIA-LOVE IS STRANGE

DINAH WASHINGTON & BROOK BENTON-A ROCKIN' GOOD WAY

TOM & JERRY-FIGHTIN' MAD

DEE DEE SHARP & CHUBBY CHECKER-SLOW TWISTIN'

IKE & TINA TURNER-IT'S GONNA WORK OUT FINE

THE RIGHTEOUS BROS-SOUL AND INSPIRATION

SKIP & FLIP-IT WAS I

THE FIREBALLS-BULLDOG (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat April 5, 2014

Backtracks April 5

Some 50s rock'n'roll duos, early 60s British rock'n'rollers, instrumentals and lots and lots of Listener Picks leftover from last week's live show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

EDDIE COCHRAN AND HANK COCHRAN-GUILTY CONSCIENCE

THE COLLINS KIDS-PARTY

THE EVERLY BROS-BIRD DOG

THE KALIN TWINS-JUMPIN' JACK

MICKEY & SYLVIA-WHAT WOULD I DO

CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS-PLEASE DON'T TEASE

MARTY WILDE-TOMORROWS CLOWN

TOMMY STEELE-WATER WATER

THE DAVE CLARK 5-I KNEW IT ALL THE TIME

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Studio One
3:06 am
Sun March 30, 2014

Backtracks March 29

A live show, with all the music coming from Listener Suggestion!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DEE JAY & THE RUNAWAYS-PETER RABBIT

SOUTH DALLAS COUNTY CREWCUT COWBOY BAND-BUY BUY BUY

DAVE PLAHN-SATISFYING MAN

THE KINGPINS-COME AND SEE

THE LAW-NOTHING IN THE REAL WORLD

VANILLA FUDGE-YOU KEEP ME HANGIN' ON

FLOYD CRAMER-FLIP, FLOP & BOP (EXCERPT)

THE ROTARY CONNECTION-SOUL MAN

THE FRATERNITY OF MAN-DON'T BOGART ME

CROW-EVIL WOMAN

JIMI HENDRIX-FIRE

CANNED HEAT-EVIL WOMAN

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Backtracks
5:00 pm
Sat March 22, 2014

Backtracks March 22

It's an all Iowa music edition of the show. Tunes that might have been born in your neighbor's garage!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

RURAL - DRUNK NO. 1

THE MOTHER BLUES BAND - THE IOWA CRAWL

DENNIS MCMURRIN - L.A.

THE DREAMS BAND - YOU WANTED TO CHANGE ME

THE MISSISSIPPI BAND - BLUE GRASS COUNTRY

GREG BROWN - DOWNTOWN

ROY BUCHANAN - PRETTY PLEASE (EXCERPT)

JERRY MARTIN - JANET

BO RAMSEY - JUST LIVE

ZIPLOC & THE INCREDIBLE SANDWICH BOYS - GIRL OF MY DREAMS

THE NON STOP - ALMOST THERE

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Backtracks
4:59 pm
Sat March 15, 2014

Backtracks March 15

The show is compiled from compilation records that focus on rockabillies, vocal groups, early English rock'n'roll, San Fransisco hippies and early 70s British art rock.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

JOHNNY BURNETTE - ALL BY MYSELF

HUELYN DUVALL - FRIDAY NIGHT ON A DOLLAR BILL

JACK SCOTT - LEROY

JIMMY STEWART - NUTHIN' BUT A NUTHIN'

BIG JOE TURNER - LIPSTICK, POWDER AND PAINT

THE DRIFTERS - FOOLS FALL IN LOVE

THE CADETS - I WANT YOU

LONNIE DONEGAN - PUTTING ON THE STYLE

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Backtracks
4:59 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

Backtracks March 8

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

SPARKLE MOORE-ROCK-A-BOP

THE COLLINS KIDS-THE ROCKAWAY ROCK

WANDA JACKSON-FUJIYAMA MAMA

JANIS MARTIN-GOOD LOVE

KATHY ZEE-BUZZIN'

CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS-GEE WIZ IT'S YOU

DICKIE PRIDE-SLIPPIN' & SLIDIN'

BILLY FURY-IT'S YOU I NEED

DON CHARLES-CRAZY MAN CRAZY

THE ROLLER COASTERS-WILD TWIST (EXCERPT)

THE ZOMBIES-YOU MAKE ME FEEL SO GOOD

THE MOJOS-EVERYTHING'S ALRIGHT

THE MERCY BEATS-I THINK OF YOU

WAYNE FONTANA-PAMALA PAMALA

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Backtracks
4:59 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

Backtracks March 1

A potpourri of spotlight segments including rock'n'roll women of the 50s, early 60s vocal groups, British Invasion tunes, and some leftovers from the 3-fer and Love shows!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

LAURA LEE PERKINS-COME ON BABY

SHIRLEY GUNTER-CRAZY LITTLE BABY

HELEN BOZEMAN-SUGAR BABY

THE MILLER SISTERS-10 CATS DOWN

MARY EDWARDS-CHILLY WILLY

THE JIVE FIVE-MY TRUE STORY

CURTIS LEE-PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES

THE JARMELS-A LITTLE BIT OF SOAP

CORSAIRS-SMOKY PLACES

RANDY & THE RAINBOWS-DENISE

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Backtracks
4:59 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

Backtracks February 22

The Zombies are coming! The Zombies are coming! No, really, the entire concert performed by Rod Argent, Colin Blunstone and The Zombies at last Fall's Maximum Ames Music Festival makes up most of this week's show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE ZOMBIES-SHE'S NOT THERE

BILLY J. KRAMER & THE DAKOTAS-BAD TO ME

HERMAN'S HERMITS-JUST A LITTLE BIT BETTER

THE SEARCHERS-LOVE POTION #9

WAYNE FONTANA & THE MINDBENDERS-IT'S JUST A LITTLE BIT TOO LATE

GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS-HOW DO YOU DO IT?

Backtracks
4:59 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

Backtracks February 15

It's a lovefest on this Valentine's weekend edition of the show. Every song has the word love in the title!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

FRANKIE LYMON & THE TEENAGERS-WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE?

JACK SCOTT-TRUE TRUE LOVE

CLYDE MC PHATTER-LOVEY DOVEY

DEE DEE SHARP-ROCK ME IN THE CRADLE OF LOVE

THE RONETTES-BABY, I LOVE YOU

MAMAS & PAPAS-WORDS OF LOVE

THE YARDBIRDS-FOR YOUR LOVE

YOUNG RASCALS-GOOD LOVIN'

OTIS REDDING-I'VE BEEN LOVING YOU TOO LONG

BUDDY HOLLY-WORDS OF LOVE

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Backtracks
8:03 am
Fri February 14, 2014

The Zombies - A Reflection

In 1966, I was the drummer in my Jr. High Band, (Sudlow Jr High in Davenport) Tortoise & The Hair. Like all the other basement/garage bands in the Quad Cities, our song list included lots of British Invasion songs. Also, like all the other bands in the area, we played She's Not There by The Zombies. That means my connection to The Zombies music is now 48 years old! I have never heard them play live, but Saturday, Feb.

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Backtracks
4:59 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

Backtracks February 8

It's a 3-fers edition of the show, three songs from each of the featured artists.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF THE SHOW

PETE SEEGER-WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE/TURN TURN TURN/LITTLE BOXES

THE EVERLY BROS-DEVOTED TO YOU/WHEN WILL I BE LOVED/IT'S ALL OVER

JOHNNY RIVERS-WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE/SEVENTH SON/SECRET AGENT MAN

LONNIE MACK-WHAM (EXCERPT)

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STEVIE WONDER-I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER/UP TIGHT/HEY LOVE

THE KNICKERBOCKERS-LIES/ONE TRACK MIND/HIGH ON LOVE

CLASSICS IV-SPOOKY/STORMY/SUNNY

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