Serenade to a Cuckoo

with Jerry Gordon

Friday, November 5, 2010
11:00 to 13:00

other shows

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Roland Kirk Serenade to a Cuckoo The Complete Roland Kirk Emarcy 1964, my theme!
Robin Kenyatta Stompin' At the Savoy Stompin' At the Savoy Atlantic Slick!
Dreams New York Dreams Columbia Breckers, Cobham, Abercrombie
Paul Gonsalves I'm Beginning to See the Light Ellingtonia Moods & Blues RCA Yeah!
Dinah Washington You Go To My Head Complete Dinah Washington Vol 3 Emarcy Clark Terry & Herb Geller & Maynard Ferguson
Sonny Clark Come Rain Or Shine Sonny's Crib Blue Note 1954, Trane, Byrd, Fuller, Chambers, Taylor
James Brown Think CD of JB II Polydor the original
Etta James Something's Got A Hold On Me The Essential Etta James Chess You Need This!
Robert Lucas Good Morning Little School Girl Luke and the Locomotives Audioquest 1991
Mickey Champion Dr. Feelgood What You Want Tondef LA singer 2002
King Pleasure Red Top King Pleasure Sings Prestige Classic Bebop Vocalist
Carmen McRae When Sunny Gets Blue Bittersweet Focus 1964
Lorez Alexandria The Best Is Yet To Come Lorez Alexandria the Great Impulse 1964
Bob Dorough Johnny One Note Devil May Care Bethlehem great vocalist and writer 1957
Nina Simone Aint Got No Life 16 Top Tracks RCA Live in the UK
Betty Carter Tight The Audience With Betty Carter Verve double live CD
Bobby Hutcherson / Gene McDaniels Hello To The Wind Now! Blue Note Perhaps his finest album!
Tony Scott Ode to an Oud - Verve
Sonny Stitt/Red Holloway Lester Leaps In - Catalyst
Betty Davis He Was A Big Freak They Say I'm Nasty Just Sunshine Miles Davis' Ex-Wife
Stan Getz Sunshower The Lost Sessions Verve released posthumously
Shadows of the Knight G-L-O-R-I-A Highs of the Sixties WB
And in no particular order: and in no particular order: and in no particular order: Thank you for listening to Jerry's Room. Thank you for listening to Jerry's Room!
Love Seven and Seven Is Highs of the Sixties WB Love--my fave band from late 60s
Count Five Psychotic Reaction Highs of the Sixties WB #1 in 1 week.
Blue Cheer Summertime Blues Highs of the Sixties WB original metal band! Before the Who did this. Nasty!
The Kingsmen Louie Louie 45 wand 1963, investigated by J. Edgar Hoover! Diggit!
The Marketts Batman Theme 45 WB written by Neal Hefti
Joe Tex I Gotcha 45 Dial Funky, James Brown-like vocal
Soul Brothers Six Some Kind of Wonderful 45 Atlantic The later Grand Funk version is great as well
The Three Dimensions (with the thing) Look At Me 45 RCA Funky, falsetto vocal with early use of the wah-wah pedal
The Kinks Who'll Be The Next In Line 45 reprise A great dud for the Kinks
The Shangri-Las Shout 45 Red Bird Leader of the Pack girls, lead singer only 15!
Sandie Shaw Girl Don't Come 45 reprise 1965 British unreal
Sam the Sham Ring Dang Doo 45 MGM 1965, as good as Wooly Bully!
The Lollipop Shoppe You Must Be A Witch 45 UNI LA psychedelic pop, u need this!
Ramsey Lewis Trio The "In" Crowd 45 Argo jazz cover of Dobie Gray that was hit on AM radio
Ray Charles Makin' Whoopee 45 ABC-Paramount "That's what you get folks, for makin' whoopee"
The Turtles Let Me Be 45 White Whale Could have been written by Dylan it is so good!
The New Vaudeville Band Winchester Cathedral 45 Fontana A good idea at the time!
Big Brother & the Holding Company Bye Bye Baby 45 Mainstream from their first LP, Janis should have never left this band
The Amboy Dukes Journey to the Center of the Mind 45 Mainstream Watch out for psychedelic NRA advocates
James Brown & the Fabulous Flames I Got You (I Feel Good) 45 King from his movie "Ski Party"
The Young Holt Trio Wack Wack 45 Brunswick cool jazz instrumental
The Jarmels A Little Bit of Soap 45 Laurie pure r&b/pop
The Orlons The Wah Watusi 45 Cameo-Parkway philly's finest
The Grass Roots Let's Live for Today 45 Dunhill early hippy anthem
Nazz Open My Eyes 45 S.G.C. The Best! Flip side was "Hello It's Me"
The Dixie Cups Iko Iko 45 Red Bird later covered by Dr. John
The Show Stoppers Ain't Nothin' But A House Party 45 Showtime Jamie Records/610 N. Broad St.
The Gentrys Spread It on Thick 45 MGM singer joined The Rasberries
The Strangeloves Cara-Lin 45 Bang Buy a Strangeloves Greatest Hits today!
The Mc Coys You Make Me Feel So Good 45 Bang Rick Derringer
The Balloon Farm A Question of Temperature 45 Laurie early pop psychedelia
The Five Americans I See The Light 45 HBR also had hit with "Western Union"
Sam Cooke Shake 45 RCA b side was "Change is Gonna Come"
Roy Head My Babe 45 Backbeat made pop hit out of Chicago blues song
Freddie & the Dreamers You Were Made For Me 45 tower recorded in 1963, released in '65
Them Mystic Eyes 45 parrot Van Morrison!
The Illusion Did You See Her Eyes 45 Steed pop psychedelia written by Jeff Barry
The Emperors Karate 45 Mala I've heard this song copied and renamed!
People I Love You 45 Capitol cover of Zombie's tune but better
The McCoys Fever 45 Bang almost as good as Peggy Lee version!
The Gass Co. Walk On By 45 Goodway psycedelia from Roosevelt Blvd.
The Strangeloves Night Time 45 Bang everyone needs this!
The Beatles The Inner Light 45 Capitol b side of Lady Madonna
The Electric Prunes I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night Highs of the Sixties WB psychedelia for top 10 radio
The Young Rascals I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore Highs of the Sixties WB their first single
The Marketts Out of Limits Highs of the Sixties WB sounded like the Ventures
Left Banke Walk Away Renee Highs of the Sixties WB
The Seeds Pushin' Too Hard 45 GNP Crescendo early LA punk/garage rock
Vanilla Fudge You Keep Me Hangin' On Highs of the Sixties WB Supremes cover, big psychedlic hit
The Standells Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White Highs of the Sixties WB Boston band of Dirty Water fame; check out Nomad's version of Good Guys
The Yardbirds I'm A Man Highs of the Sixties WB written by Bo Diddley
The Amboy Dukes Baby Please Don't Go Nuggets Rhino great version of a blues classic
Blues Magoos Tobacco Road Nuggets Rhino almost as good as Lou Rawls version
The Magic Mushrooms It's-A-Happening Nuggets Rhino A&M records 1 hit wonder early psychedelia
The Music Machine Talk Talk 45 Original Sound 1966-L.A.-Farfisas
Strawberry Alarm Clark Incense & Peppermints 45 Rhino 1967 bubblegum psychedelia
The Outsiders Time Won't Let Me Nuggets Rhino 1965 Cleveland band
Paul Revere & the Raiders Steppin' Out Nuggets Rhino
Captain Beefheart & his Magic Band Diddy Wah Diddy Nuggets Rhino 1965, u need this, written & first recorded by Bo Diddley
Syndicate of Sound Little Girl Nuggets Rhino I don't want you around no more!
Sir Douglas Quintet She's About A Mover Nuggets Rhino
Barrett Strong Money Soul Spectacular Rhino The original, on Gordy
The Contours Do You Love Me Soul Spectacular Rhino Gordy
Booker T & the MGs Green Onions Soul Spectacular Rhino instrumental
The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go Soul Spectacular Rhino 1964
Dobie Gray The In Crowd Soul Spectacular Rhino
Jr. Walker & the All Stars Shotgun Soul Spectacular Rhino on Soul Records, a division of Motown
Little Anthony & the Imperials Hurt So Bad Soul Spectacular Rhino 1964, influenced by Little Jimmy Scott
Don Covay See Saw Soul Spectacular Rhino
The Capitols Cool Jerk Soul Spectacular Rhino
The Bar Kays Soul Finger Soul Spectacular Rhino Stax instrumental
Archie Bell & the Drells Tighten Up Soul Spectacular Rhino
Soul Survivors Expressway to Your Heart Soul Spectacular Rhino Brothers Richie and Charlie Ingui still local, first Gamble & Huff mega hit
Fantastic Johnny C Boogaloo Down Broadway Soul Spectacular Rhino On Philly label "Phil-La of Soul"
The Delfonics La La Means I Love You Soul Spectacular Rhino Philly 1967!
Dyke & the Blazers We Got More Soul Sould Spectacular Rhino Of Funky Broadway fame
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles You Really Got A Hold On Me Soul Spectacular Rhino
The Intruders Cowboys to Girls Soul Spectacular Rhino another Philly group, Gamble & Huff early production