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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby Diana The Doc » Thu Sep 08, 2011 9:20 am

That's quite an extensive list of "WORKIN'" songs that John assembled for us... Ya know, often when you sign with a record label, one of the first things that the A&R department starts hounding you about, is for you to write and record a "WORKIN'" song-- or at least a song about making money, because there can never be too many songs about the universal subject of WORK... Hence, the long list of song selections John put together that address the subject... And while some songs dealing with the subject do tend to fall short of spectacular, others have become undeniable "classics" that will be probably be appreciated for many future generations to come... Some of my personal favorites from John's list include: "Workin' In The Coal Mine Lee Dorsey" (also covered by DEVO), "A Hard Day's Night The Beatles" (probably the most PERFECT workin' pop song of all in my humble opinion), "Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford" (a baritone vocal blast), "Working Man Rush" (one of RUSH's earliest and best tracks), and "Wichita Lineman Glenn Campbell" (a definite emotionally-charged musical masterpiece from Glenn Campbell)... "The Doc" (Celebrity Drag Racing Authority & Visionary)...


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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby WildcatOne » Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:43 pm

For the show Monday night, I picked 1964 for the year in music...the year the Mallicoat Brothers ran their '40 Willys BB/GS turbo are the songs and links to YouTube for them. My pick for "Song of the Year" will be revealed live on the show...Enjoy! WC1

You Really Got Me (The Kinks)

House Of The Rising Sun (The Animals)

I Get Around (The Beach Boys)

Where Did Our Love Go (The Supremes)

Oh, Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison)

Dancing In The Street (Martha and the Vandellas)

Under The Boardwalk (The Drifters)

Don't Worry Baby (The Beach Boys)

My Guy (Mary Wells)

Do Wah Diddy Diddy (Manfred Mann)

No Particular Place To Go (Chuck Berry)

Fun, Fun, Fun (The Beach Boys)

Memphis (Johnny Rivers)

Walking In The Rain (The Ronettes)

Bits And Pieces (The Dave Clark Five)

Do-Wacka-Do (Roger Miller)

It Hurts To Be In Love (Gene Pitney)

Dead Man's Curve (Jan & Dean)

Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (Solomon Burke)

You Never Can Tell (Chuck Berry)

The Little Old Lady From Pasadena (Jan & Dean)

It's All Over Now (The Rolling Stones)

Dawn (The Four Seasons)

A World Without Love (Peter & Gordon)

The Boy From New York City (The Ad-Libs)

When I Grow Up To Be A Man (The Beach Boys)

Wishin' And Hopin' (Dusty Springfield)

Tobacco Road (The Nashville Teens)

Out Of Sight (James Brown)

Dance, Dance, Dance (The Beach Boys)

Last Kiss (J. Frank Wilson)

Have I The Right (The Honeycombs)

Nadine (Chuck Berry)

California Sun (The Rivieras)

Hi-Heel Sneakers (Tommy Tucker)

Just Like Romeo And Juliet (The Reflections)

This Diamond Ring (Gary Lewis & The Playboys)

The "In" Crowd (Dobie Gray)

Steal Away (Jimmy Hughes)

Come A Little Bit Closer (Jay & The Americans)

GTO (Ronny & The Daytonas)

Bread And Butter (The Newbeats)

C'Mon And Swim (Bobby Freeman)

A Summer Song (Chad & Jeremy)

Too Many Fish In The Sea (The Marvelettes)

Tainted Love (Gloria Jones)

My Coloring Book (Sandy Stewart)

Give Him A Great Big Kiss (The Shangri-Las)

Always Something There To Remind Me (Sandie Shaw)

Everybody Loves Somebody (Dean Martin)

As Tears Go By (Marianne Faithfull)

Viva Las Vegas (Elvis Presley)

Little Honda (The Hondells)

My Boy Lollipop (Millie Small)

Hello Dolly (Louis Armstrong)

Maybe I Know (Leslie Gore)

The Shoop Shoop Song (Betty Everett)

Dang Me (Roger Miller)

I'm Crying (The Animals)

Suspicion (Terry Stafford)

Move Over Darling (Doris Day)

Comanche (The Revels)

The Birds And The Bees (Jewel Akins)

Slow Down (The Beatles)

Dumb Head (The Charades)

That's The Way Boys Are (Leslie Gore)

Boom Boom (The Animals)

The Anaheim, Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review and Timing Association (Jan & Dean)

Devil With The Blue Dress (Shorty Long)

Walk Don't Run '64 (The Ventures)

Java (Al Hirt)

The Look Of Love (Lesley Gore)

Maybelline (Johnny Rivers)

Big Man In Town (The Four Seasons)

Let It Be Me (Betty Everett & Jerry Butler)

We'll Sing In The Sunshine (Gale Garnett)

In His Car (Susan Lynn)

My Kind Of Town (Frank Sinatra)

See The Funny Little Clown (Bobby Goldsboro)

Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On (Dean Martin)

Little Latin Lupe Lu (The Kingsmen)

A Spoonful Of Sugar (Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke)

Bikini Beach Party (Annette Funicello)

Soul Serenade (King Curtis)

Mr. Eliminator (Dick Dale)

The More I See You (Chris Montez)

Sweet Dreams (Tommy McLain)

I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (B J Thomas)

New Girl In School (Jan & Dean)

Louie, Louie (The Kingsmen)

Needles & Pins (The Searchers)

Chug-A-Lug (Roger Miller)

Chills (Gerry & The Pacemakers)

Surfin' Bird (The Trashmen)

Out Of Limits (The Marketts)

Today (The New Christy Minstrels)

Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying (Gerry & The Pacemakers)
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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby Novel-T » Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:47 pm

How very cool.I was in grade 11

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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby WildcatOne » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:02 pm

Monday night at 7: The music of 1965...the first year that Floyd Lippencotte, Jr. is listed as driving the "Freight Train"...great year in music! Hope you folks can be there! WC1

All Day and All of the Night (The Kinks)

I Can't Get No Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones)

Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan)

In The Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett)

Papa's Got A Brand New Bag (James Brown)

My Generation (The Who)

Mr. Tambourine Man (The Byrds)

The Sounds Of Silence (Simon & Garfunkel)

California Dreamin' (The Mamas & The Papas)

Heart Full Of Soul (The Yardbirds)

You Didn't Have To Be So Nice (The Lovin' Spoonful)

Get Off My Cloud (The Rolling Stones)

I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown)

I Fought The Law (The Bobby Fuller Four)

I Can't Help Myself (The Four Tops)

California Girls (The Beach Boys)

For Your Love (The Yardbirds)

Shotgun (Junior Walker & The All-Stars)

Unchained Melody (The Righteous Brothers)

Turn, Turn, Turn (The Byrds)

We Gotta Get Our Of This Place (The Animals)

Hang On Sloopy (The McCoys)

Wolly Bully (Sam The Sham & The Pharoas) ... re=related

Uptight (Everything's All Right) Stevie Wonder)

I Got You Babe (Sonny & Cher)

Going To A Go-Go (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles)

Land Of 1,000 Dances (Cannibal & The Headhunters)

I Can't Explain (The Who)

The Last Time (The Rolling Stones)

Eve Of Destruction (Barry McGuire)

Ain't That Peculiar (Marvin Gaye)

She's About A Mover (The Sir Douglas Quintet)

I'm A Man (The Yardbirds)

Catch Us If You Can (The Dave Clark Five)

Working My Way Back To You (The Four Seasons) ... re=related

Barbara Ann (The Beach Boys)

Rescue Me (Fontella Bass)

It's My Life (The Animals)

I'll Be Doggone (Marvin Gaye)

Liar, Liar (The Castaways)

King Of The Road (Roger Miller)

I See The Light (The Five Americans)

I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (The Byrds)

It Ain't Me Babe (The Turtles)

Five O'Clock World (The Vogues)

Treat Her Right (Roy Head & The Traits)

Drive My Car (The Beatles)

I Want Candy (The Strangeloves)

A Lover's Concerto (The Toys)

These Boots Are Made For Walkin' (Nancy Sinatra)

Keep On Dancing (The Gentrys)

You're The One (The Vogues)

A Groovy Kind Of Love (The Mindbenders)

Lies (The Knickerbockers)

1-2-3 (Len Barry)

Goldfinger (Shirley Bassey)

Downtown (Petula Clark)

You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' (The Righteous Brothers)

The "In" Crowd (The Ramsey Lewis Trio)

You Were On My Mind (The We Five)

Love Potion Number Nine (The Searchers)

Count Me In (Gary Lewis & The Playboys)

My Girl (The Temptations)

Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter (Herman's Hermits)

Stop! In The Name Of Love (The Supremes)

She's Not There (The Zombies)

Ringo (Lorne Green)

Down In The Boondocks (Billy Joe Royal)

I Know A Place (Petula Clark)

I'll Never Find Another You (The Seekers)

Caria, Mia (Jay & The Americans)

A Walk In The Black Forest (Horst Jankowski)

The Jolly Green Giant (The Kingsmen)

It's Not Unusual (Tom Jones)

The Game Of Love (Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders)

Go Now! (The Moody Blues)

Cast Your Fate To The Wind (Sounds Orchestral)

Hold On To What You Got (Joe Tex)

Baby Don't Go (Sonny & Cher)

You Turn Me On (Turn On Son) (Ian Whitcomb & Bluesville)

Just A Little (The Beau Brummels)

Ferry Cross The Mersey (Gerry & The Pacemakers)

Seventh Son (Johnny Rivers)

Leader Of The Pack (The Shangri-Las)

You've Got Your Troubles (The Fortunes)

I'm Into Something Good (Herman's Hermits)

Shakin' All Over (The Guess Who)

What's New Pussycat (Tom Jones)

I'm Telling You Now (Freddie & The Dreamers)

Baby The Rain Must Fall (Glenn Yarbrough)

Shake (Sam Cooke)

What A Wonderful World (Herman's Hermits)

Too Many Rivers (Brenda Lee)

True Love Ways (Peter and Gordon)

Laugh Laugh (The Beau Brummels)

The Race Is On (Jack Jones)

All I Really Want To Do (Cher)

The Name Game (Shirley Ellis)

I Knew You When (Billy Joe Royal) ... re=related

Gloria (Them)

Mohair Sam (Charlie Rich)

Please Let Me Wonder (The Beach Boys)

First I Look At The Purse (The Contours)

Iko Iko (The Dixie Cups)

It Was A Very Good Year (Frank Sinatra)

I've Got A Tiger By The Tail (Buck Owens)

Make The World Go Away (Eddy Arnold)

Just Like Me (Paul Revere & The Raiders)

Help Me, Rhonda (The Beach Boys)

Agent Double-O-Soul (Edwin Starr)

Lemon Tree (Trini Lopez)

Everyone's Gone To The Moon (Jonathan King)
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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby Barb » Sun Sep 18, 2011 11:34 pm

Don't forget our special guests .. Eddie & Ercie Hill :mrgreen:
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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby draglist » Sun Sep 18, 2011 11:52 pm

Looking forward to a great show... bp
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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby draglist » Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:54 pm

We are on in a little over an hour... and JB has lined up some great 1965 songs, too! bp
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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby WildcatOne » Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:58 am

Tonight at 8 PM Eastern...Joe Morrison, Ray Godman and Preston Davis...the music of 1972, with BP, WC1 and Dustin Gilder...hope you can drop in and listen!
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Re: Coming up on Racin & Rockin!

Postby draglist » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:49 pm

Great show, John! I'm still listening to your excellent music at 11:45pm!

Here are my show notes for tonight. Give you all a little peek behind the scenes. As you can see, some things we get to, some things fall by the wayside as the show sometimes takes another direction...

Check out the great shows for the rest of October! bp


Racin & Rocking with is produced and broadcast by the
Zeus Radio Network for Racers Reunion Radio!

Tonight! Ray Godman and Preston Davis of the legendary Tennessee Bo-Weevil
fuel dragster and funny car fame stop by for a visit. Ray's cars terrorized
the southern United States (and elsewhere) from 1954 to 1979 with Preston as
the head shoe.

And Joe Morrison, who just won his 6th North East Timing Association Comp
Division event victory in the 2011 NETO season, will describe nostalgia
racing from the sportsman perspective. Joe pilots the COPD Foundation /
Nostalgia Wear 1948 Fiat Topolino Altered.

John Bockelman will take us back to 1972 in another great edition of JB's Picks.

But first...

NHRA Maple Grove... Got lots of fresh air and exercise. Hung out with Jack
and my brother Tim. Talked to lots of great friends: Mark Brewer, Ken Hall,
Mike Hall, Lou Sgro, Ron Capps, Bob Toth, Steve Leseur, Ted Wolf, Tom Stephens,
Matt Polito, Bob Frey, Larry Lombardo, Bruce Larson, Joe Lepone, Frank Manzo,
Todd Veney, and many others. Bob said call him this winter to come on!

Spencer Massey

3.77 seconds, 323.12 mph def. Del Worsham, 3.735 seconds, 323.81 mph.

Robert Hight
Jason Line - 6.477! 6.48 etc.
Hector Arana Jr.
Mike Kosky
Frank Manzo clinched 15th championship... 5.41, 5.41, 5.43... WOW!


TF lived in the 3.70s! Record set several times. Antron, Dixon, Worsham.

Finally... 3.770 seconds, 323.12 mph def. Del Worsham, 3.735 seconds, 323.81 mph.

Read all at!

Coming up:

Rick Stambaugh Memorial Race at Sumerduck Dragway on October 8 (see draglist)
East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame and Reunion on October 14, 15, 16
20th Annual California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, Oct. 21-23
Sixth Annual East Coast Regional Nostalgia Drags, Capitol, Crofton, Sun. Oct 23
Bruce Larson's USA-1 Dragfest in Dauphin PA on Saturday, November 12

Tennessee Bo-Weevil guys! Ray Godman and Preston Davis

Call to talk to them! 877-500-9387

Where did name come from?

How did you start?

Tell us about all your cars... the A/MR...

Disabled... how did that happen and how did it affect you as a racer/tuner?

Biggest races won...

Other drivers? Must be a who's who!

What was it like to barnstorm around those little tracks in the south? TF and FC

Biggest nemesis? Favorite opponents?

Racing stories? Tell us your best!


Joe Morrison

Call to talk to Him! 877-500-9387

Killer year! Do you guys race for points? If so, you must be leading?

Is NETO comp a dial in category?

Tell us about all the NETO classes.

Tell us about your car.

Tell us about the COPD foundation.



Wally has Ed Rachanski on Wednesday, October 5.

Monday, October 10th .. Paul Candies and David Nasty Benjamin!

Monday October 17th .. Bill Golden and Edmund Richardson!

MOnday October 24th.. Dickie Estevez and Arlen Vanke!

Monday, October 31st... Nostalgia FC racer John Hale!


Learned during the show...

First driver Red Dyer... 1960 in Detroit...

Flathead Ford..

Went to first Great Bend and won class... at 93 mph

Went to the next 29 nationals.. was regional adviser...

Gene Adams Albertson Olds Leonard Harris driver...

And the Dode Martin and Nelson Two Thang...

9.00 at 170 in his car to race the Albertson Olds...

Won a lot more than they should have won...

First car down the track at Indy at the Grand Opening! 27 T Roadster!

Bo Weevil... name came from Red Dyer... born on the Tennessee river...

Took chicken wire and made a cone front end for the roadster...

went to Oklahoma 1958... that thing looks like a Bo Weevil!

in 1972... ran both tf and fc and ran nhra AND ihra...

IHRA put on 25000 race at Tulsa... they went to both of them!

qualified Indy on Thursday, ran 6.54, then went to Tulsa, lost to mcewen in the
final, lost 6.61 to 6.66... then came back to Indy...
Bill Pratt

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