Vinyl-O-Matic Season 4, Episode 6 | 45s and Other Revolutions: A-Sides beginning with B, Part 3

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Vinyl-O-Matic Season 4, Episode 6
45s and Other Revolutions: A-Sides beginning with B, Part 3


0:47
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich
a: "Bend It"
b: "She’s So Good"
Fontana Records F-1559 (1966)
Seems like this this is a dance. Doesn't this seem like a dance to you?

5:32
ABBA
a: "Bang-A-Boomerang"
b: "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do"
Atlantic Records 45-3310 (1975)
So very 1975. In a good way.


12:36
The Bikinis
a: "Bikini"
b: "Boogie Rock and Roll (instrumental)"
Roulette R-4073 (1958)
Scandalous.

16:38
Michael Jackson
a: "Billie Jean"
b: "Can't Get Outta the Rain"
Epic Records 34-03509 (1982)
The original is pretty damned awesome, but so is Caetano Veloso's rendition.


27:15
Bonnie “Prince” Billy
a: "Black Dissimulation"
b: "No Such As What I Want"
All City Nomad (1998)
Mr. Oldham never plays things the same way twice.

34:36
Joe Bennett & the Sparkletones
a: "Black Slacks"
b: "Boppin’ Rock Boogie"
Paramount Records 45-9837 (1957)
Classic.


39:19
Martha & the Muffins
a: "Black Station/White Station"
b: "XOA OHO"

RCA Records PB-13824 (1984)
Now that's a music video.

46:40
Van Morrison
a: "Blue Money"
b: "Sweet Thing"
Warner Bros. Records 7462 (1971)
Definitely a jaunty little number.


Music Behind the DJ: “Autobahn” by Krafwerk.

Cover image: Abba circa 1975.


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