45s and Other Revolutions: A-Sides beginning with the letter M, and some that begin with the letter N.


March 29th, 2019

56 mins 38 secs

Season 4

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Darlene McCrea [00:31]
a side: "My Heart's Not in It"
b side: "Don't Worry Baby"
Tower Records 104 1964
Phew... quite the classic. Former member of The Cookies, and Ray Charles Raelettes.

Love [05:51]
a side: "My Little Red Book"
b side: "A Message to Pretty"
Elektra Records EK-45603 1966
A fine stripped down version of Burt Bacharach's tune. And supposedly influenced the Syd Barrett's riff in "Interstellar Overdrive". And that b-side is clearly Byrdsian.

Betty LaVette [12:26]
a side: "My Man - He's a Lovin' Man"
b side: "Shut Your Mouth"
Atlantic Records 45-2160 1962
16 year old Betty LaVette telling us about her man. And hoo boy do I love the flipside.

The Knack [17:45]
a side: "My Sharona"
b side: "Let Me Out"
Capitol Records 4731

Woo! Again, a killer flipside. The sleeve for this single features the titular Sharona.

The Lovin' Cohens [25:05]
a side: "Noshille Katz"
b side: "Shoilly Klein"
MGM Records K13700 1967
From the mind of NYC songwriter Bobby Weinstien, in homage of John Sebastian's ode to the studio musicians of Music City "Nashville Cats".

Gary US Bonds [30:08]
a side: "New Orleans"
b side: "Please Forgive Me"
Legrand Records KB-484 1960
The original breakout single from Mr. Bonds.

Fluke Starbucker [36:05]
a side: "New Parade/Carwash"
b side: "Cumulous to Nebulous"
Isota Records sody003 2002
A Gagon family outing from the early aughties.

The Strangeloves [46:43]
a side: "Night Time"
b side: "Rhythm of Love"
Bang Records B-514 1965
From the songwriting trio that brough you "I Want Candy". And covered by J Geils on their Love Stinks album.

Music behind the DJ: "The Look of Love" by Christopher Scott.

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