Wednesday, June 12, 2024

1966 A to Z: S pt. 1

The Letter S is clearly one of the most rockin' letters in the alphabet, as, like the letter B, it will take two episodes to cover all the artists whose names begin with S. This part one, presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally transmitted 13 July 2024.

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 Playlist:
SSgt. Barry Sadler of The Green Berets: Little Bird of Viet Nam (mono)
Sam & Dave: Hold on, I'm Comin'/You Got Me Hummin'
Sam the Sham & The Pharoahs: Little Red Riding Hood
The Sandals: Tell Us Dylan
Billy Sandlin & The Interns: Poor Rich Girl
The Satans: Makin' Deals
The Endless Summer radio spot
The Sandals: The Endless Summer (bed)
Saturday's Children: Chicago Electric radio spot
The Savages (Bermuda): The World Ain't Round, It's Square!
The Savages (Brooklyn NY): Cheating on Me
The Saxons: Things Been Bad
The Scavengers: But If You're Happy
The Score: Please Please Me
The Shandels: Stacked Nasty (bed)
The Scoundrels: Up There
Sean & The Brandywines: She Ain't No Good
The Searchers: Have You Ever Loved Somebody/Take Me for What I'm Worth
The Second Helping: Let Me In/Hard Times
The Seeds: Pushin' Too Hard/Out of the Question (mono)
Bob Seger & The Last Heard: East Side Story
The Shadows of Knight: Gloria/Light Bulb Blues
The Shaggs: Ring Around the Rosie
The Shags: Don't Press Your Luck
The Shangri-Las: Past, Present and Future
Del Shannon: What Makes You Run
Sandie Shaw: Run
Don Shinn And The Soul Agents: A-Minor Explosion (bed)
The Sherlocks: Skin of My Teeth
Simon & Garfunkel: The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine/A Hazy Shade of Winter (mono)
Frank Sinatra: That's Life
Nancy Sinatra
: How Does That Grab You Darlin' (mono)
Sir Mack Rice: It's All Right
Sir Winston & the Commons: We're Gonna Love
The Sinders: Sinners (bed)
Thee Sixpence: My Flash on You/Long Day's Care
The Skope: Be Mine Again
Percy Sledge: When a Man Loves a Woman
The Small Faces: All or Nothing/You Need Loving (BBC)
The Snails: Snails Love Theme


Wednesday, June 5, 2024

1966 A to Z: R

Mal Thursday continues his alphabetical trip through the year 1966 with one of the better letters so far, R. All artists whose names begin with R. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally transmitted 6 June 2024.

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Playlist:
Raga and the Talas: My Group and Me
The Rare Breed: Beg, Borrow or Steal
The Rationals: Leaving Here/Feelin' Lost
The Rattles: Shame Shame Shame
The Ravin' Blue: Love
Lou Rawls: Love Is a Hurtin' Thing (live)
The Rare Breed: Jeri's Theme (bed)
Games trailer
The Reasons Why (Long Island, NY): Games
Otis Redding: Security/Respect (live)
The Regents: Words
The Remains: You Got a Hard Time Coming/Heart (mono)
The Renegades (Birmingham UK): Thirteen Women
The Renegades (Grand Rapids MI): She's Your Find
The Ravens: Things We Said Today (bed)
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Steppin' Out/Louie Go Home
Richard & The Young Lions: Open Up Your Door
Richie's Renegades: Come Alive/Baby It's Me
Paul Ritchie: Come on Back
Johnny Rivers: Secret Agent Man
The Revenuers: Night Dream (bed)
The Road Runners: Pretty Me
Robin Roberts: You Weren't Using Your Head
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: Whole Lotta Shakin' in My Heart
The Rockin' Ramrods: Play It
The Rocking Roadrunners: Go Away
The Rocking Vickers: It's Alright
The Ron-De-Voos: Pipeline '66 (bed)
Tommy Roe: Under My Thumb
The Roemans: Love (That's What I Want)
The Rogues (Williamsport NY): You Better Look Now
The Rogues (Bristol CT): It's the Same All Over the World

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Reasons Why (Temple TX): Don't Be That Way
The Reddlemen: I'm Gonna Get in That Girl's Mind
The Runaways: 18th Floor Girl

The Royal Flairs: One Pine Box (bed)
The Rokes: Let's Live for Today/No No No
The Rolling Stones: 19th Nervous Breakdown/Out of Time (alt version)
The Romancers: She Took My Oldsmobile
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini trailer
The Rooks: A Girl Like You
The Roosters
: One of These Days
The Royal Guardsmen: Army promo/Leaving Me
The Runabouts: Surfer's Fright (bed)
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Little Latin Lupe Lu/Shakin' with Linda

Monday, May 27, 2024

1966 A to Z: P-Q

After a slight delay, here is the twelfth installment in the 1966 A to Z series, covering the letters P and Q. With all the usual regional rock n' roll records, plus national hitmakers like Wilson Pickett, James & Bobby Purify, and Question Mark & The Mysterians. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 30 May 2024.

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Playlist:
The Painted Ship: Frustration
The Palace Guard: Saturday's Child/Falling Sugar
The Peanut Butter Conspiracy: Time Is After You
William Penn Fyve: Blow My Mind/Swami
The Pentagon's: Try and Find
Peter & Gordon: Wrong from the Start
The Phantoms: Cool Girl
Phil & The Frantics: Pain/What's Happening
Wilson Pickett: Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do/Land of 1000 Dances
The Pigeons: Stick In My Corner
The Pirates: Cuttin' Out
Gene Pitney: Just One Smile
The Plague (Thunder Bay ON): The Face of Time
The Plague (Albequerque NM): Go Away
The Plagues: I've Been Though It Before
The Plain Brown Wrapper: You'll Pay
Out of Sight Trailer
The Pleasure Seekers: What a Way to Die/Never Thought You'd Leave Me
The Pleazers: Don't Give Me No Lip Child
Sandy Posey: Coca-Cola spot/Born a Woman
The Premiers: Get on This Plane/Come on and Dream
Elvis Presley:
Spinout
The Pretty Things: £.S.D./Come See Me
The Primates: Don't Press Your Luck
The Pseudos: It's A Long Way to Nowhere
James & Bobby Purify: I'm Your Puppet (mono)

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Pandas: Walk
The Penthouse Five: Bad Girl
The Playboys of Edinburgh: Look at Me Girl
Positively 13 O'Clock: Psychotic Reaction/13 O'Clock Theme for Psychotics (bed)

The Quiller Memorandum trailer
Q65: The Life I Live/Cry in the Night
The Quadrangle: She's Too Familiar
Question Mark & The Mysterians: 96 Tears/"8" Teen
The Quests: I'm Tempted/Shadows in the Night
The Quinstrells: I Got a Girl


Friday, May 24, 2024

1966 A to Z: A-O

 This week's episode, 1966 A to Z: P-Q, has been postponed due to a Texas Tornado. In the meantime, here is the series so far:



Wednesday, May 15, 2024

1966 A to Z: N-O

It's the letters N and O this week as Mal Thursday continues the 1966 A to Z series. All artists whose names begin with N or O. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 16 May 2024.

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Playlist:
The Nashville Teens: The Hard Way
The New Breed (Worcester MA): Wasting My Time
The New Colony Six: I Lie Awake/At the River's Edge
The New Fugitives: She's My Baby
The Newports: The Trouble Is You
Nico: I'm Not Sayin'
The Nightcrawlers (Daytona Beach FL): I Don't Remember/A Basket of Flowers
The Nightcrawlers (MN): Nightcrawlin' (bed)
The Newbeats
: Coca Cola Spot
KHJ Batman promo
The Nite-Owls: Come on Back
Nobody's Children:
Junco Partner
The No-Na-Mees: Gotta Hold on
Don Norman and The Other Four: Low Man
Laura Nyro: Stoney End (mono 45 version)
Nevada Smith trailer

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Willie Nelson: I Never Cared for You/Night Life (live)
The New Breed (Dallas TX): Big Time
The New Rumley Invincibles: Living with the Birds
The Novas:
William Junior
The Outcasts (San Antonio TX): I'm Pittsburgh (and It's Raining)/Sweet Mary

I Saw What You Did trailer
The Olivers: I Saw What You Did
Opus 1: Back Seat '38 Dodge
The Other Four: Your Ma Said You Cried
The Other Half: Mr. Pharmacist
The Other Side: Streetcar
The Others: I'm in Need
The Outcasts (Long Island NY): Set Me Free
The Orbits:
Fuzzy (bed)

The Outsiders
(Cleveland OH): Time Won't Let Me
The Outsiders (Amsterdam NE): Touch/That's Your Problem
The Outsiders (Tampa FL): Summertime Blues
The Outspoken Blues: Not Right Now
Our Gang: Careless Love
 
Glaring Omissions H-K:
Eddie Harris: Listen Here (bed)
Jimi Hendrix Experience
: Hey Joe (alt. mono mix)
The Hollies
with Peter Sellers: After the Fox
The Impressions: Too Slow
The Jay-Jays: Shake it Some More/To-Day I'm Gay
Paul Jones: I've Been a Bad, Bad Boy
The Kinks:
Sunny Afternoon (mono)

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

1966 A to Z: M

Mal Thursday continues his alphabetical journey through the year 1966 with the letter M, featuring artists whose names begin with M. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 9 May 2024.

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Playlist:
Madd Inc.: I'll Be the One
The Magic Mushroom: I'm Gone
The Magic Mushrooms: It's a-Happening
The Vince Maloney Sect: No Good Without You
The Mamas & The Papas: Straight Shooter/Trip, Stumble and Fall
Manfred Mann: The One in the Middle (original version)/Pretty Flamingo (mono)
The Mar Keys: Honey Pot (bed)
The Marauders: Since I Met You
Mark Markham & The Jesters: Goin' Back to Marlboro Country
The Marvelettes: The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game
The Master's Apprentices: Wars or Hands of Time
The McCoys: Say Those Magic Words
George Martin: She Said She Said (bed)
Merrillee & The Tunabouts: It's Alright
The Merry Dragons: Universal Vagrant
The Merseys: Sorrow
Thee Midnighters: Love Special Delivery
The Mile Ends: Bottle Up and Go
Roger Miller: My Uncle Used to Love Me But She Died
The Mindbenders: A Groovy Kind of Love (BBC)
The Misunderstood: Children of the Sun
Thee Midnighters: Whittier Boulevard (bed)
The Mojo Men: She's My Baby
The Monkees: Saturday's Child/(I'm Not Your) Stepping Stone (mono)  
The Montells: You Can't Make Me
The Moody Blues: This Is My House
The Mor-Loks: What My Baby Wants
The Mothers of Invention: Hungry Freaks, Daddy/Motherly Love
The Motions: Everything That's Mine
The Mourning Reign: Satisfaction Guaranteed

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
Larry Mack: Last Day of the Dragon
Mouse & The Traps: Maid of Sugar, Maid of Spice
Murphy & The Mob: Born Loser

The Modern Folk Quartet: Lifetime (bed)
Dracula, Prince of Darkness trailer
The Move: Night of Fear (BBC)/Disturbance
Mr. Lucky & The Gamblers: Take a Look at Me
The Music Explosion: Stay By My Side
The Music Machine: Talk Talk/Masculine Intuition
The Myddle Class: I Happen to Love You/Don't Let Me Sleep Too Long
The Mynah Birds: It's My Time
The Mystic Tide: Stay Away

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

1966 A to Z: L

The ninth installment in The Mal Thursday Show's 1966 A to Z series covers the letter L for ninety minutes or so, then closes with a long set of glaring omissions from the episodes covering letters A through H. Presented in Ultrasonic Stereophonic and Living Monophonic Sound. Originally broadcast 2 May 2024.

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 Playlist:
The La De Das: How Is The Air Up There/On Top of the World
Larry & the Loafers: Let's Go to the Beach
The Last Word: Sleepy Hollow
The Leaves: Hey Joe/Dr. Stone (mono)
The Left Banke: Pretty Ballerina/Lazy Day/Coca Cola spot
Ramsey Lewis: Hey Mrs. Jones (bed)
Jon-Jon Lewis: Shame on You
The Lil' Boys Blue: I'm Not There
Limey & The Yanks: Guaranteed Love/Out of Sight, Out of Mind
The Lincolns: We Got Some
Little Boys Blue: The Great Train Robbery
Little Phil & The Night Shadows: The Way It Used to Be
The Lively Ones: Misirlou (bed)
Little Willie & the Adolescents: Get Out of My Life
The Liverpool Five: Anyway That You Want Me
London & The Bridges: It Just Ain't Right
The Londons: Old Man - A Thing of Age
Long John & The Silvermen: Heart Filled with Love
Shorty Long: Function at the Junction
The Lost: No Reason Why
Love: My Little Red Book/7 & 7 Is/Emotions (bed)
The Loved Ones (Melbourne AUS): The  Loved One/Everlovin' Man
The Loved One trailer
The Loved Ones (Knoxville TN): Surprise Surprise
The Lovin' Spoonful: Summer in the City/Pow
The Luv'd Ones: I'm Leaving You
Lyme & Cybelle: Follow You

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

Larry & The Blue Notes: In and Out
The Loose Ends: He's a Nobody
Barbara Lynn: You Left the Water Running

Glaring Omissions A-H:

Tandyn Almer: About Where Love Is
The Baytovens: My House
Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Mary, Mary (mono)
Don Covay: Sookie Sookie
The Craig: I Must Be Mad
The Groupies: Primitive
The Haigs: Never Die
The Haunted: 1-2-5 (LP version)
Lee Hazlewood: Friday's Child
Jimi Hendrix Experience: Stone Free

1966 A to Z: S pt. 1

The Letter S is clearly one of the most rockin' letters in the alphabet, as, like the letter B, it will take two episodes to cover all...