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Recent Songs #161 :: Strange Love

Wendy Rene – What Will Tomorrow Bring
Salas Brothers with Jaguars – Love Is Strange
Augusto Martelli – A King For A Day
Betty Wright – Shoorah! Shoorah!
France Gall – Laisse Tomber Les Filles
Jess Bolero – Dont Whistle Woman (Dont Crow Hen)
Chicago Line – Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop
Darlene Love – Strange Love
The Yardbirds – For Your Love (BBC Sessions)
The Mighty Hannibal – We’re Gonna Make It
Redbone – One More Time

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Recent Songs #160 :: The Sweeter He Is

Aaron Neville – How Could I Help But Love You?
Dee Clark – I’m A Soldier Boy
Debbie Dovale – Hey Lover
The Enchanters – On A Little Island
Don Covay – Take This Hurt Off Me
Juanita Rogers – Love Letter Full of Promises
James Carr – These Arms of Mine
William Bell – Everybody Loves a Winner
The Drapels – Wondering (When My Love is Coming Home)
The Soul Children – The Sweeter He Is (Part 1)
Sam & Dave – Sleep Good Tonight
Tami Lynn – World Of Dreams

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Recent Songs #159 :: Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You

The Staples Singers – A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall
West – Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
Rotary Connection – Like A Rolling Stone
The Four Seasons – Queen Jane Approximately
Bobby Comstock & The Counts – I Don’t Believe You
Them – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
Stevie Wonder – Blowin’ In The Wind
The Walker Brothers – Love Minus Zero
Rick Nelson-She Belongs To Me
Richie Havens – Just Like A Woman
The Turtles – It Ain’t Me Babe
Esther Phillips – Tonight i’ll Be Staying Here With You
Melanie – Lay Lady Lay
Phil Flowers & The Flower Shop – Like A Rolling Stone
The Brothers & Sisters – The Times They Are-A Changin’

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Recent Songs #158 :: Have You Been Good To Yourself?

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Valerie Carter – Ooh Child
Eric Mercury – The Hurdy Gurdy Man
Janko Nilovic – Drug Song
Wendy Rene – After Laughter (Comes Tears)
Norma Tanega- You’re Dead
Stanley Winston – No More Ghettos In America
O.V. Wright – Everybody Knows (The River Song)
Link Wray – Facing All The Same Tomorrows
Johnnie Frierson
- Have You Been Good To Yourself?
Nina Simone – Will I Find My Resting Place

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Recent Songs 157 :: In Our Time

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Johnny Nash – Three Rooms and Running Water
Nancy Sinatra – In Our Time
Roy Hamilton – Don’t Let Go
Johnnie Morisette – Meet Me at the Twisting Place
Gabriel & The Angels – Don’t Wanna Twist No More
The Van Dykes -
Ive Got To Go On Without You
Huey ‘Piano’ Smith -
Tu-ber-cu-lucas and the Sinus Blues
Skip Easterling – Ooh Poo Pah Doo
Soul Clan – That’s How I Feel
Shangri-Las – Heaven Only Knows
Arthur Conley – I’m Living Good

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Recent Songs #156 :: Why Don’t You Try Me?

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Jacques Dutronc – Hippie Hippie Hourrah
Jet Harris – Chills and Fever
Tony Ashly – All Along I’ve Loved You
Candy Love – My Favorite Things
Lee Hazlewood – Sugartown
Jack Wood – Born to Wonder
The In Crowd – Down on the Corner
Saitana – Baby Don’t Go
Little Ben & The Cheers – Beggar Of Love
Maurice & Mac – Why Don’t You Try Me?
James Carr – Ring of Fire

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Recent Songs #155 :: Lazy Daze

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Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers – I Need You Now
Paul McCartney – Every Night
Balsara & His Singing Sitars – Strawberry Fields
Dion – Sweeter Than Ever
The Ace of Cups – Gospel Song
Donovan – Lazy Daze
Della Reese – Never My Love
Jackie Shane – Any Other Way (live)

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Recent Songs #154 :: Who Knows Where The Time Goes

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Nic Jones – Farewell To The Gold
Michael Chapman – March Rain
Bridget St John – I Dont Know If I Can Take It (Live at BBC)
Bert Jansch – Come Sing Me A Happy Song…
Ralph McTell – First Song
Fairport Convention – Down Where the Drunkards Roll (Live)
Sandy Denny – A Little Bit of Rain
Nina Simone – Who Knows Where The Time Goes (Live)


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Recent Songs #153 :: Wings in the Wind

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Riki Ililonga & Musi-o – Sheebeen Queen
Moby Grape – Treat Me Bad
Francois de Roubaix – Les Amis
Addie Pray – Wings in the Wind
Angel Oak – I Saw Her Cry
Bobby Charles – You Came Along
Bob Dylan – If Not For You (alt. take)
Michael Hurley – Open Up

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Recent Songs #152 :: Everybody’s Gotta Live

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Merrell Fankhauser & H.M.S. Bounty – Girl (I’m Waiting For You)
Love – Everybody’s Gotta Live
Ferrante & Teicher
- Midnight Cowboy
Eric Burdon & War – Home Cookin’
Dik Dik – Sognando la California
Major Harris – Like A Rolling Stone
John Bassette – Next Time Around
Leon & Mary Russell – Say You Will
Exuma – Monkberry Moon Delight

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Recent Songs #151 :: Lay Down Your Weary Tune

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Chris Bell – Look Up (acoustic mix)
We All Together – Symbol Queen
Pozo Seco Singers – Time
Jim & Jean – Lay Down Your Weary Tune
Bob Dylan – Spanish is the Loving Tongue
Francoise Hardy – Suzanne
Kevin Ayers – Eleanor’s Cake (Which Ate Her)
Nick Drake – Northern Sky

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Recent Songs # 150 :: Ain’t No Love (Like My Baby’s Love)

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Antwans – Ain’t No Love
The Hammond Brothers – Thirty Miles Of Railroad Track
Isley Brothers – Fire and Rain
Eugene McDaniels -Welfare City
Charles Bradley – Changes (in studio)
The Wild Tchoupitoulas-Indian Red
Eldridge Holmes – Now, That I’ve Lost You
Gas & The Funk Factory – The Good Night Song
Ernie K-Doe – Reaping What You Sow

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Recent Songs #149 :: All Things Must Pass

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Ralfi Pagan – I’d Have You Anytime
Marion Williams – My Sweet Lord
George Harrison & Friends – Wah-Wah(live)
Nina Simone – Isn’t It A Pity
The Ventures – What Is Life?
Bob Dylan & George Harrison – If Not For You (rehearsal)
Yim Yames – Behind That Locked Door
Marianne Faithfull – Beware of Darkness
The Beatles – All Things Must Pass (demo)

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Recent Songs #148 :: Always Something There To Remind Me

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Richard Wylie & His Band – Money, That’s What I Want
I Mat 65 – Un Riparo Per Noi
馮寶寶 Fung Po Po – San Francisco
Lou Johnson – There Is Always Something There To Remind Me
Dengue Fever – Both Sides Now
Savia Andina – Valicha
Weird Herald – Just Yesterday
George “Shadow” Morton – Dressed in Black (demo)
The Gentlemen – Ruby Tuesday
The Animals – San Franciscan Nights

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Recent Songs #147 :: Fairest of the Seasons

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Lou Reed & The Velvet Underground – I’m Waiting For The Man (demo)
Dewey Terry – Sweet As Spring
Noel Harrison – Suzanne
Nico – Fairest of the Seasons
Mason – Don’t Ever Change Your Mind
Bob Dylan – Tattle O’Day
C.O.B. -Spirit of Love
John Cale & The Velvet Underground – Venus In Furs (demo)

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Recent Songs #146 :: About Her Eyes

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Michael Hurley – Eyes, Eyes
Jeff Cowell – Momma
Neil Young – Home, Home On The Range
David Wiffen – White Lines
Link Wray – Fallin’ Rain
Sid Selvidge- Danny Boy
Kris Kristofferson – San Francisco Mable Joy
Jerry Jeff Walker – About Her Eyes
Daddy Whiskers – Goin’ Back To Shawano
Chris Darrow – Move On Down The Line (demo)

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Recent Songs #145 :: Gonna Get Along Without You Now

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The Rocky Fellers – Two Guys From Trinidad
Hoyt Axton – Thunderin’ and Lightnin’
John E. Sharpe & The Squires – I Am A Rock
Les Milady’s – Sugartown
Nilsson – Gotta Get Up
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Tracey Dey – Gonna Get Along Without You Now
Donna Lynn – I’d Much Rather Be With The Girls
The Rolling Stones – (Walkin’ Thru’ The) Sleepy City
Burt Blance et ses Guitares Magiques – Tout en Fume
The Sparkles – Breakaway
The Animals – I’ve Been Around

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Recent Songs #144 :: There’s A Rugged Road

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Abner Jay – Woke Up This Morning
Hearts and Flowers – I’m A Lonesome Fugitive
Flower Travelin’ Band – After The Concert
Ian Anderson – One More Chance
Peggy Seeger – When I Was Single
Marc Benno – Good Times
Judee Sill – There’s A Rugged Road (Live at the BBC)
Richard Dobson – Baby Ride Easy
Davy Graham – Better Git It In Your Soul
Elyse Weinberg – Gospel Ship

Recent Songs #143 :: Before I Grow Too Old

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Clyde Mcphatter – Let’s Forget About The Past
Stevie Wonder – Bang Bang
Jyotitindra Moitra – Farewell to Earnest
Mary Hopkin – Those Were The Days
Dorothy Berry – Standin’ on the Corner
The Shadows – You Can Count On Me
Eldridge Holmes – Until The End
The Extensions – I Want To Know
Millie Small – Before I Grow Too Old
Bobby Comstock & The Counts – I Don’t Believe You
The Undisputed Truth – Like A Rolling Stone

Recent Songs #142 :: Cool Summer

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Allen Ginsberg & Arthur Russell – Ballad of the Lights
The Velvet Underground – Ride Into the Sun (demo)
Esmeray – Ayrilik Olsa Bile
Bob Lind – Cool Summer
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Fleetwood Mac – Book of Love (early take)
Marianne Faithfull – House of the Rising Sun

Recent Songs #141 :: Hit Me With Music

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The Gaylords – Hit Me With Music
Beau Dollar & The Coins – Any Day Now
Nicky Thomas – Lay Lady Lay
Yamasuki Singers – Fudji Yama
Wendy Rene – Gone For Good
The Ad- libs – Human (a cappella )
The Jolly Boys – Nightclubbing
Jumbo – In The Summertime
Cristina y Los Stop – Los dos tan Felices
Billy Dee – Soul Heaven
Soul Stirrers – That’s Heaven To Me

Recent Songs #140 :: Be Thou By My Side

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Masato Minami – Ai no Kizuna
Van Morrison – Warm Love
Bill Fox – A Little More Rain
Honeybus – Be Thou By My Side
Staton Brothers Band – Mother Nature’s Son
John Cale – Ship of Fools
Bob Dylan – Idiot Wind(New York Sessions)

Recent Songs #139 :: Life Is But Nothing

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Twice As Much – Life Is But Nothing :: Do You Wanna Dance?
Sam The Sham and The Pharoahs – Catch A Girl
John Gary Williams – My Sweet Lord
George Tipton – One
Mark Johnson – Ode To Otis Redding
Otis Redding – Dreams to Remember (alternative take)
Jacques Dutronc – Les Métamorphoses
Marlena Shaw – Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Etubom Rex Williams – Juliana
Bettye LaVette – Heart of Gold

Recent Songs #138 :: Que Sera, Sera

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Normie Rowe & The Playboys – Que Sera, Sera
The Beatles – Taste of Honey
The Showmen – Our Love Will Grow
Otis Redding and The Pinetoppers – Shout Bama Lama
James Ray – St. James Infirmary
The Hillsiders – Rain Is A Lonesome Thing
Jesse Pearson – I Got A Feelin Im Falling
Shirley Ellis – Such A Night
The Mighty Hannibal – Motha Goose Breaks Loose
The Technics – A Man’s Confession
Chuck Berry – I Do Really Love You
Doris Day – Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)

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Recent Songs #137 :: Homemade Songs

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Dion with The Wanderers – Wake Up Baby
Ray Stinnett – Long Rivers Flow
Chris Hillman – Ripple
The Kossoy Sisters – In The Pines
Anne Briggs – Travellin’s Easy
Marlin Greene – Forest Ranger
Bobby Charles – Homemade Songs
Neil Young – Unknown Legend

Recent Songs #136 :: Do What You’re Doin’

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The Rising Sun – Do What You’re Doin’
Jimmy Cliff – Hard Road To Travel
Ted Hawkins – I Gave Up All I Had
Nancy Holloway – Le Lion Est Mort Ce Soir
Gortopia – Marley Purt Drive
Busty Brown – To Love Somebody
The Hesitations – Summertime
Michael Jackson – Maria (You Were the Only One)
Lijadu Sisters
 – Come On Home

Recent Songs #135 :: I’ll Be Your Mirror

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Nina Simone – You Can Sing a Rainbow
Ferrante & Teicher – Over the Rainbow
Harry Nilsson – Little Cowboy
Cat Stevens – Father & Son (live)
The Children of PS22 – I’ll Be Your Mirror
Emitt Rhodes – Lullaby
LoudonWainwright III – Daughter
Mark Kozelek – Bedtime Lullaby
John Lennon – Beautiful Boy (take 1)
The Children of PS22 – Landslide
Nilsson – Little Cowboy (reprise)
Let It Be For Children

Recent Songs #134 :: Floating

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Rainy Day – I’ll Keep It With Mine
Kathy Heideman – The Road To Myself
Polaris – Everywhere
Shangris Las – Train From Kansas City
Reperata and The Delrons – Saturday Night Didn’t Happen
Julee Cruise – Floating
Beach Boys – Feel Flows
The Four King Cousins – God Only Knows

Recent Songs #133 :: This Train

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Cat Stevens – The Wind
The Wailers – This Train
Hugo Montenegro – Peace Train
Los Bulldogs – Noches De San Francisco
Big Mama Thornton – Summertime
Jive Bombers – Bad Boy
George Jackson – Aretha, Sing One for Me
Lee Hazlewood – The Girls in Paris
Melanie – Lay Lady Lay
Paul Adolphus – Good Morning

Recent Songs #132 :: Je T’aime… Moi Non Plus

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France Gall – Chanson Pour Que Tu M’Aimes Un Peu
Les Beatlettes – C’est Grace A Toi
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin – Je T’aime… Moi Non Plus
Claudine Longet – Love Is Blue
Georges Delerue – La Nuit Americane – Grand Choral
Yves Simon – Au Pays Des Merveilles De Juliet
Serge Gainsbourg – Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M’en Vais
Jacques Siroul – See
Les Sultans – Il Ny A Rien Au Monde Que Je Nais Ferais Pas Pour Cette Fille
Fred Pallem & Le Sacre Du Tympan – Je Saurais Te Retenir (Vocals by Alice Lewis & Alexandre Chatelard)
Saint-Preux – L’ivresse Des Profondeurs

Recent Songs #131 :: More Often Than Not

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Neil Young – I Believe In You
Ian Matthews – Keep On Sailin #2
Fotheringay – The Ballad of Ned Kelly
John Renbourn – Seven Sleepers
John Wonderling – Shadows
Bert Jansch – Open Up the Watergate (Alternate Version)
David Wiffen -More Often Than Not
Michael Hurley – The End of the Road

Recent Songs #130 :: Strawberry Fields Forever

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Eric Burdon & The Animals – A Day in the Life
Hugo Montenegro – Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
Richard Anthony – Tout peut s’arranger
Pot Liquor – Lady Madonna
Plastic Penny – Strawberry Fields Forever
Paul Mauriat Orchestra – Girl
Freedom – Cry Baby Cry
The Sisters Love – Blackbird
Julius Wechter – Here, There And Everywhere
Fraser & DeBolt – Don’t Let Me Down
Cilla Black – Across The Universe
The Surfers – Hey Jude
Les Sinners – Penny Lane
The Folkswingers – Norwegian Wood
James Last – Here Comes The Sun
Kippington Lodge – In My Life
Patrick Samson – Dille Si

Recent Songs #129 :: World Wide Love

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Os Mutantes – Baby
Jacques Dutronc – Le Resposable
Jerzy Milian Orkiestra – Kura-Kureka
The Barbarians – Mr. Tambourine Man
Tuen-Jai Boon Praraksa – Ha Fang Kheng Kan
The Gaylads – Sounds of Silence
Talbot Brothers – Too Much Rock & Roll
Nina Simone – Zungo
Kim Fowley – World Wide Love
The Gants – I Wonder
Jeanette – Por que te
Bee Gees – Never Say Never Again (Demo Version)

Recent Songs #128 :: Road Away

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The Everly Brothers – Im On My Way Home Again
Sue Thompson-Paper Tiger
Lee Hazlewood – Nobody Like You
John Stewart – Road Away
Roger Morris – Taken For Granted
Willie Nelson – That Lucky Old Sun
Leon Russell – Hummingbird
The Band – Rockin’ Chair(live)
Bob Dylan – Romance in Durango

Dime Store Radio #15

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The Rolling Stones – Torn And Frayed
Townes Van Zandt – Standin’
Jerry Jeff Walker – Morning Song to Sally
Kenny Knight – One Down
Bob Dylan – The Man In Me
Blue Sky Boys – Shake Hands With Mother Today
Washington Phillips – Lift Him Up That’s All
Ralph Stanley – Calling You
James And Martha Carson – When God Dips His Pen Of Love In My Heart
The Brewsteraires – (The Lord Gave Me) Wings For My Soul
Sheffield Male Quartet – Christ Arose
Shirley Ann Lee – There’s A Light
Brothers & Sisters – My Back Pages
Big Maybelle – Egg Plant That Ate Chicago
The 5 Royales – Just As I Am
Huey “Piano” Smith – High Blood Pressure
Clarence Garlow – Bon Ton Roulet
Jerry Lee Lewis – Lincoln Limousine
Bobby Helms – Fraulein
Bobby Bare – Streets Of Baltimore
John Bult -Julies Sixteenth Birthday
Johnny Cash – I’ve Been Working On The Railroad
Charlie Rich – Lonely Weekends
Dee Mullins – Beers
Conway Twitty – Up Comes The Bottle ( Down Goes The Man )
George Jones & Tammy Wynette – We’re Gonna Hold On
Loretta Lynn – Rated X
Jean Shepard – Satisfied Mind
Chris Darrow – Albuquerque Rainbow
Gram Parsons – She
Clarence White – The Last Thing On My Mind
Bob Dylan – Sarah Jane
Jim Sullivan – So Natural
Neil Young – Wonderin
The Flatlanders – The Stars in My Life

Recent Songs #127 :: The Rebel Kind

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Dino, Desi & Billy – The Rebel Kind
Barbara & The Browns – Please Be Honest with Me
Roy C. – Highschool Dropout
Sanford Clark – Houston
Ricky Nelson – Teenage Idol
The Wildcats – What Are We Gonna Do In ’64
Herbie Goines & The Nightimers – Thirty Six-Twenty Two-Thirty Six
The Utopias – Sally Bad
Shirley Ellis – Bring it on Home to Me
Dick Clark – Open Letter to the Older
Rivingtons – Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow
The Chicks – Rebel Kind

Recent Songs #126 :: Let The Water Run Down

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Mynah Birds – Go On And Cry
PJ Proby – Let The Water Run Down
Johnny Nash – Chain Gang
The Majestics – Treat Me Like You Want to Be
Allen Wayne – Chills & Fever
Nolan Strong and the Diablos – (I’m in Love) Real True Love
Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs – I Got a Woman
Tony Owens – This Heart Cant Take No More
Little Jerry Williams – I’m the Lover Man
Harvey – Any Way You Wanta
Chuck Berry – Bound To Lose

Dime Store Radio #14

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Buck Owens – Love Minus Zero – No Limit
Tom T. Hall – Gimme Peace
Merle Haggard – Life’s Railway To Heaven
Willie Nelson – Mountain Dew
The Stanley Brothers – Little Birdie
Charlie Monroe – It’s Only A Phonograph Record
Mildred Bailey – Georgia on My Mind
Ricky Skaggs and Tony Rice – Where The Soul Of Man Never Dies
National Independent Gospel Singers – I Got Good Religion
Carl Smith – The Blood That Stained The Old Rugged Cross
Thomas A Dorsey – How About You
Brothers & Sisters – The Times They Are-a Changin’
The Persuasions – Lazy River Road
Shirley Ellis – The Clapping Song
Oliver Morgan – Roll Call
Johnny Jones – Tennessee Waltz
James Carr – A Man Needs A Woman
J. J. Barnes & The Dell Fis – My Love Came Tumbling Down
Irma Thomas – It’s Raining
Jackie Shane – Any Other Way
Aaron Neville – Let’s Live
James OGwynn – You Dont Want To Hold Me
Red Foley & Ernest Tubb – Texas Vs Kentucky
Faron Young – All Right
George Jones – ooThe Window Up Above
Merle Haggard – Irma Jackson
Webb Pierce – More and More
Red Simpson – Diesel Smoke & Dangerous Curves
Hylo Brown – Truck Drivin
Dick Curless – A Tombstone Every Mile
Faron Young – Ive got five dollars and its Saturday
Kitty Wells – Searching For A Soldiers Grave
Loretta Lynn – The Devil Gets His Due
Dolly Parton – The Bargain Store
Red Foley and Kitty Wells – As Long As I Live
Dolly Parton & Porter Wagoner – Tomorrow is Forever
Gene Clark – White Light
Bob Dylan – Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
Link Wray – All Cried Out
Michael Nesmith – Joanne
Doug Sahm – Give Back The Key To My Heart
Gram Parsons – $1000 Wedding

Recent Songs #125 :: The Other Women

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Nina Simone – The Other Woman
Kathy Heideman – Sleep a Million Years
Jeanette Simpson – Whatcha Gonna Do About It
Cher – Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here with You
Laura Ulmer – Amoureaux D’une Affiche
Claudine Longet – Both Sides Now
Bonnie Dobson – Milk & Honey
Nina Simone – 22nd Century