45s and Other Revolutions: More A-Sides beginning with the letter I.

December 14th, 2018

52 mins 17 secs

Season 4

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The Muffs
a side: "I Need You"
b side: "Beat Your Heart Out"
Sub Pop SP157 1992
Super rad Sub Pop single on splatter aqua with a bitchin' Bomp classic b-side cover of a smash by The Zeros.

Aretha Franlin
a side: "I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Love You)"
b side: "Do Right Woman - Do Right Man"
Atlantic Records 45-2386 1967
Simmering hot stuff. Careful, don't scald yourself!


Roy Head & the Traits
a side: "I Pass the Day"
b side: "Apple of My Eye"
Back Beat 555 1965
Whoops... got the a-side/b-side swapped around. Which now seems obvious.

Prince
a side: "I Wanna Be Your Lover"
b side: "My Love Is Forever"
Warner Bros. Records WBS 49050 1979
The best Prince single, or The. Best. Prince. Single. ?


The Dwarves
a side: "I Wanna Kill Your Boyfriend"
Sympathy for the Record Industry SFTRI 132 1992
Uh, well the 45 is a cool translucent purple.

Bonus A-Side:
The Dave Clark Five
a side: "I Like It Like That"
Epic Records 5-9811 1965
A nice little Chris Kenner/Allen Toussaint cover.

The Strangeloves
a side: "I Want Candy"
b side: "It's About My Baby"
Bang Records B-501 1965
The classic. Sure I love Bow Wow Wow's version too. Also, if you haven't seen Bang! The Bert Berns Story, I highly recommend it if you're into that sort of thing.


Belle and Sebastian
a side: "I'm a Cuckoo"
b side: "(I Believe in) Travellin' Light"
Rough Trade Records RTRADS157 2004
No that is how you lift a riff. So catchy too. And the video almost makes me want to take up jogging again.

The Spencer Davis Group
a side: "I'm a Man"
b side: "Can't Get Enough of It"
United Artists Records UA 50144 1967
Ah yeah, hit me with that Hammond. Also a rad b-side.


Music behind the DJ: "Black Magic Woman" by Terry Baxter & his Orchestra.

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