45s and Other Revolutions: More A-Sides beginning with the letter R, and some that begin with the letter S.

June 8th, 2019

52 mins 11 secs

Season 4

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Stray Cats [00:47]
a side: "Rock This Town"
b side: "You Can't Hurry Love"
EMI Records B-8132 1981
A-side produced by Dave Edmunds and written by Brian Seltzer, and the b-side produced by Brian Seltzer and of course written by Holland, Dozier, and Holland.

Link Wray & His Ray Men [07:17]
a side: "Rumble"
b side: "The Swag"
Cadence Records 1347 1958
The a-side title was suggested by none other than Phil Everly. Be sure to check out the documentary
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World.


Leif Garrett [12:55]
a side: "Runaround Sue"
b side: "I Wanna Share a Dream with You"
Atlantic Records 3440 1977
Yup, that's pretty much the sound of 1977 pop culture. Future nostalgia? Dion DiMucci he ain't. Also, Leif, no one wants to hear about your dreams.

Iron Maiden [17:40]
a side: "Running Free"
b side: "Burning Ambition"
EMI Records EMI 5032 1980
The sound of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal.


Jane Wiedlin [24:44]
a side: "Rush Hour"
b side: "The End of Love"
EMI Manhattan B-50118 1988
Fun fact: this song can be heard in the Corey and Corey classic License to Drive. View at your own peril.

Billy Harner [32:03]
a side: "Sally Sayin' Somthing"
b side: "Don't Want My Love"
Kama Sutra Records KA226 1967
Not much I can tell you about this single except that it's on Kama Sutra Records and songwriting credits are by Sunshine and Poltergeist. I guess that is sayin' something.


Eric Burdon and The Animals [37:21]
a side: "San Franciscan Night"
b side: "Good Times"
MGM Records K13769 1967
Peace and love, peace and love. Till the meth moves in. Not to be confused with The Animals.

The Corsairs [43:48]
a side: "Save a Litte Monkey"
b side: "Instrumental Background To Save A Little Monkey"
Tuff Records TU5584 1963
You know I love a good monkey song, and the flipside is prime for the karaoke party room!


Music behind the DJ: "Gomez" by Vic Mizzy

Bonus Round
The 5, 6, 7, 8s with Bloodshot Bill [50:15]
a side: "My Little Muck Muck"
b side: "Smell Was Grease and Chewing Gum"
Pig Baby Records PBR014 2018

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