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Wayne's Music 26/27 February 2011 - songs you don't often hear from those 60s albums.

Don't Go Out Into The Rain You're Going To melt Herman's Hermits with one of the American hit singles from 1967 when the band was touring with The Who as their support act.

We're Through the pop craftsmanship of The Hollies, with exhilarating three and four part harmonies, still some of the richest and most celebrated in the history of pop music.
Quien Sera (Sway) Cliff "When In Spain" in 1963 Britain's top popster was expanding his horizon's and putting out albums in different languages - one was called "Kinda Latin" , and another "When In Spain"
Don't Think twice It's Alright the third album for the troubadors of the 60s civil rights movement. Peter Paul and Mary.
Devil In her Heart The Beatles were great admirers of the American all-girl groups, and paid tribute to them by including this song originally by The Donays on their second album "With The Beatles" recorded four months after the first one "Please Please me"in November 1963. Moon River one of the movie themes that got Andy William's career going in the direction he wanted it to.
Louie Louie The Kingsmen used this second recording as the title of their first album.
Tender Is The Night just one of the brilliant songs on one of the great albums of all time - Tony Bennett's "I Left My Heart In San Francisco"
Ramblin' The New Christy Minstrels
The Best Is yet To Come yesterday's Love Songs, Today's Blues by Nncy Wilson is still on my list of favourite albums from the 60s.
Uptown Roy orbison from his third album for Monument. So Young presenting The Fabulous Ronettes featuring Veronica was the first album by Phil Spector's protégé's. Runnin' Out Of Fools Aretha Franklin - as Ray Charles once said - "There Are Singers, and then there's Aretha! Beyond The Sea Stevie Wonder singing surfing songs? Well, yes, but mainly this Motown 4th album for the singer/songwriter didn't really connect with his audience in 1964.
Ask Any Girl Where Did Our Love Go, baby love, Come See About Me, we always hear those BIG Supreme's songs, but what about some of the other gems on the groups second album - such as "Ask Any Girl".
Call On me which was actually recorded in 1962 by Bobby Bland, one of the original members of The Beale Streeters. One Fine day Carol King wrote this song for The Tokens. They said Give it to The Chiffons.

Wayne's Music Sunday 27 February 2011. 60s albums. PART ONE.

You've Really Got A Hold On me Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - known as the first successful group act for Berry Gordy's Motown label.
You Don't Know Me Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music Volume 1 by Ray Charles became a rapid critical and commercial success.
As Long As There's A Shadow The Return Of Roger Miller was the second studio album by the quirky write/singer. Everybody Likes To Cha Cha from the Best Of Sam Cooke in 1962, when the great soul man worked with Lou rawls as his backup singer.
Bye Bye Blues Bert kaempfert - the German orchestra leader and songwriter was selling heaps of albums in the 60s.

PART TWO

Ask The Lonely The Four Tops
Summer Wind By 1966, the music business was changing, the beat took over, and artists like Frank Sinatra desperately needed quality songs to stay in the game.
The In Crowd here's a hit tune that emerged from the hooting-hollering -handclapping house at Washington D. C's Bohemian Caverns - The Ramsey lewis Trio was one of dozens of threesomes working the circuit in those days, - with the release of The "In-Crowd" the Ramsey lewis Trio became an overnight sensation in 1965.
Mother's Little Helper The Rolling Stone's "Aftermath" … Whipped Cream herb Alpert's sound really did start in Tijuana, Mexico, and after the success of "Lonely Bull" he recognized the power of making visual instrumental music. Bring It On Home To me The Best of The Animals.
Take The Last Train To Clarksville The album The Monkees was the first of four consecutive U.S. number one albums for the group.
Mais Que Nada Sergio Mendez And Brazil 66
Did You Ever Have To make Up Your Mind The Lovin Spoonful.
Straight Shooter If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears was the first album for The mamas And papas
Alfie the seventh studio album for Dionne Warwick was called "Here Where There is Love".
Strange Brew November 1967 and the first of the British Super groups, Cream, release the second BIG album - Disreali Gears.
Your Mother Should Know Beatles on The Magical Mystery Tour
Soul Kitchen the first album from the Doors.
Sounds Of Silence was originally recorded as an acoustic piece for their first album. Simon & garfunkel.
Gotta See My baby Everyday although the princess of 60s pop in Britain, Sandie Shaw had most of her success through her hit singles, the first album "Sandie" did make a splash upon release in 1965.
Once Upon A Time from the debut album from Tom Jones in 1965, and there was no looking back when this hit the record shops!