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


March 15th, 2019

55 mins 39 secs

Season 4

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David Bowie [mm:ss]
a side: "Modern Love (Studio)"
b side: "Modern Love (Live)"
EMI America B-8177 1983
Almost like a promo single, but this style is studio on the a-side and live on the b-side. Listening to the studio version, I never realized how kind a lame those synth stabs in the verse are. Anywho the live side was recorded on the Serious Moonlight tour on it's stop in Montreal.

Larry Bright [mm:ss]
a side: "Mojo Workout"
b side: "I'll Change My Ways"
Tide 45-T-006 1960
Your keto's got nothin' on my mojo. Also, if anyone has a copy of Bobby Long & the Satellites "Mo Jo Workout" that's VG or better, feel free to send me a copy ;)

The Flying Lizards [mm:ss]
a side: "Money"
b side: "Money B"
Virgin Records VA 67003 1979
Prexactly. The mighty fine new wave version of the Berry Goldie hit. And getting all dubby on the b-side.

Bay City Rollers [mm:ss]
a side: "Money Honey"
b side: "Maryanne"
Arista Records AS 170 1976
Very riffy single from the tartan patterned lads. Speaking of riffs, how about the Brian May-esque riff on the flipside?

The Rebbels [mm:ss]
a side: "Monkey Monkey"
b side: "Come Back"
Bellaphon 1030 1966
Fun for the whole family! A fun single from Germany.

Dave and Ansil Collins [mm:ss]
a side: "Monkey Spanner"
b side: "Double Barrel"
Big Tree Records BT-10526 1970*
The nutsiest sound around. A reissue from Atlantic Oldies.

Major Lance [mm:ss]
a side: "The Monkey Time"
b side: "Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um"
Epic Records 15-2221 1963/1972
Whoops, flipped that one around, but you know where my priorities are. Mighty fine Curtis Mayfield tune. Fun fact: The current mayor of Atlanta, Keisha Lance Bottoms is the daughter of Major Lance and Sylvia Robinson.

The Chimptations [mm:ss]
a side: "Monkeyshines"
b side: "I Go Ape"
Ramo Records RAMO 105 2014
WFMU's master of monkey mayhem Dave the Spazz brings us this smash hit with Neil Sedaka b-side. I do indeed go ape for this single.

Music Behind the DJ: "Planet of the Apes (Main Title)" by Jerry Goldsmith.

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