45s and Other Revolutions: A-Sides beginning with the letter T as in Tango.


August 3rd, 2019

47 mins 36 secs

Season 4

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Bobby Charles [00:26]
a side: "Take It Easy Greasy"
b side: "Time Will Tell"
Chess Records 1628 1956
Some swamp pop from the Cajun ivory tamer who also penned "See You Later Alligator" and "Walking to New Orleans".

The Music Machine a side: "Talk Talk" (1966) [04:42]
Tierra b side: "Together" (1980) [06:44]
Collectables COL 4056
Phew, I was worried for a few bars that my stereo channels were borked, but no... it's called stereo separation. Back to back hits featuring the garage rock nugget on the A side and oddly a early 80s slow jam cover of a Philly Soul classic on the B-side.

Stevie Nicks [12:03]
a side: "Talk to Me"
b side: "Talk to Me"
Modern Records 7-99582 1985
Released on Modern Records, which Stevie Nicks helped co-found. Peaked at number 4 on the Hot 100. Written by the same gentleman who wrote John Waite's 1984 single "Missing You".

Dottie and Millie a side: "Talkin' About My Baby" (1966) [16:13]
Tobi Lark b side: "Happiness Is Here" (1965) [18:42]
Kent TOWN 120
A solid Northern Soul reissue on Kent, a subsidiary of Ace Records.

The Dirtbombs [22:44]
a side: "Tanzen Gehn'"
b side: "The House as a Giant Bong"
Sound Flat Records SFR-45-002 2005
Ja, das ist gut. Cha cha cha. And really, we should all go dancing.

The Monkees [28:09]
a side: "Tear Drop City"
b side: "A Man without a Dream"
Colgems 66-5000 1969
Boyce and Hart for the a-side, Goffin and King for the flipside for the first post-Tork single from The Monkees.

Deerhoof [34:17]
a side: "Tears and Music of Love"
b side: "Makko Shabu"
c side: "RRRRRRRight"
d side: "Blue Cash"
ATP Recordings ATPR8003 2009
An awesome release from ATP, yes as in All Tomorrow's Parties. Plus an awesomely silkscreened sleeve by graphic designer Matt Goldman.

Music behind the DJ: "Mexican Polka" by Buck Owens and his Buckaroos.

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