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Rare Candy No. 13- Quit Your Bitchin’, We’ll Play Shalamar (May 2, 2011)

May 2, 2011

Song Title- Artist, Album (Year of Release)

8 P.M.

1) Same Old Scene- Roxy Music, Flesh + Blood (1980)

2) America- Simon & Garfunkel, Bookends (1968)

3) Beechwood Park- The Zombies, Odessey & Oracle (1968)

4) Campaigner- Neil Young, Decade (1977)

5) My Uncle- The Flying Burrito Bros., The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969)

6) Me & My Uncle- Grateful Dead, Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses) (1971)

7) Daniel and the Sacred Harp- The Band, Stage Fright (1970)

8) Sign on the Window- Bob Dylan, New Morning (1970)

9) Oh Mommy- Brewer & Shipley, Tarkio (1970)

10) Banana Splits (Tra La La Song)- The Dickies, The Incredible Shrinking Dickies (1979)

11) I Think I Need A New Heart- The Magnetic Fields, 69 Love Songs (1999)

12) Midnite Cruiser- Steely Dan, Can’t Buy A Thrill (1972)

13) Wildcat- Ratatat, Classics (2006)

14) Painted Soldiers- Pavement, Brain Candy OST (1994)

15) I’ll Fix Your Flat Tire, Merle- Pure Prairie League, Two Lane Highway (1975)

16) Don’t Leave Your Records In The Sun- John Hartford, Mark Twang (1976)

17) Jesus Was A Capricorn- Kris Kristofferson, Jesus Was A Capricorn (1972)

18) Down Home Town- Electric Light Orchestra, Face The Music (1975)

19) Vacancy- Harry Chapin, Verities and Balderdash (1974)

9 P.M.

Six Degrees of Separation:

1: The Goaldigger’s Song- Elton John, Single (1978)

  • “The Goaldigger’s Song” was released as a limited edition charity single to support Elton’s favorite football team, Watford F.C.  “The Saints Are Coming” would go on to become the unofficial anthem of the Scottish Dunfermline Athletic F.C.

2: The Saints Are Coming- Skids, Scared to Dance (1979)

  • Guitarist Stuart Adamson would leave Skids in 1980 to form Big Country

3: In A Big Country- Big Country, The Crossing (1983)

  • Big Country opened for Alice Cooper on two dates of his Armed Forces tour in 1981 before being sacked.

4: Billion Dollar Babies- Alice Cooper, Billion Dollar Babies (1973)

  • The second lead vocal on “Billion Dollar Babies” is provided by Donovan Leitch, who was also recording in London’s Morgan Studios at the time.  The two met, and the rest, they say, is history.

5: Riki Tiki Tavi- Donovan, Open Road (1970)

  • Many of Donovan’s early singles featured session work by future Led Zeppelin members Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham.

6: Good Times, Bad Times- Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin (1969)

Free Play Continues

20) Stray Cat Blues- The Rolling Stones, Beggars Banquet (1968)

21) The Slider- T. Rex, The Slider (1972)

22) Johnny’s Tune- Mason Proffit, Wanted! (1969)

23) I Never Dreamed- Lynyrd Skynyrd, Street Survivors (1977)

24) Rasputin- Boney M, Nightflight to Venus (1978)

25) The Second Time Around- Shalamar, Big Fun (1979)

26) Bat Macumba- Os Mutatntes, Os Mutantes (1968)

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