Friday, December 24, 2004

Merry Christmas to everyone and Happy New Year too. The show, along with the rest of Solid Gold Saturday, will not be on Christmas day, though WRDV will be broadcasting traditional Christmas music that day. See you all on New Year's Day. Be safe.

The playlist for December 18 follows:

1 Merry Christmas - The Cameos
2 White Christmas - Otis Redding
3 Santa's On His Way - The Adlibs
4 Christmas In Jail - The Youngsters
5 Oh It's Christmas - Marvin And Johnny
6 Christmas Of Love - Little Isidore
7 Run Rudolph Run - Roomful Of Blues
8 Love For Christmas - The Ebonaires
9 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - The Harmony Grits
10 Santa's Lullabye - The Spaniels
11 I Want You With Me At Christmas - Jesse Belvin
12 Santa Claus Boogie - The Voices
13 Christmas Means Love - The Soul Stirrers
14 Christmas Song - The Shantons W/ Skip Jacksosn
15 Little Red Shoes - Jerry Butler
16 The Christmas Spirit - The Motivations
17 Silent Night - Frankie Lymon
18 Can This Be Christmas - The Falcons
19 An Old Fashioned Christmas - Kenny Williams W/ The Dells
20 Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer - The Cadillacs
21 Yuletide Love - The Chanaclairs
22 It's Christmas Time - The Five Keys
23 White Christmas - The Drifters
24 A Christmas Prayer - The Penguins
25 Hey Santa Claus - The Moonglows
26 Lonely Christmas - Sonny Til And The Orioles
27 Let Christmas Ring - The Cool Breezers
28 I'll Be Home For Christmas - The Pilgrim Travelers
29 Christmas In Heaven - The Dominoes
30 It's Christmas Once Again - Frankie Lymon
31 Christmas Prayer - The Valentines
32 All I Want For Christmas - The Larks
33 Silent Night - The Ravens

Thursday, December 16, 2004

The playlist for Saturday December 11 follows. There will be another all-Christmas special on December 18, inlcuding the classic R and B vocal group sides in the last hour (we did 'cheat' and play a few of them on December 11 -- those won't be repeated). We won't be doing oldies on Christmas Day.... WRDV will have special music programming. We'll be back on New Year's Day with a New Year' s feature.

1 Mambo Santa Mambo - The Enchanters
2 Christmas Time For Everybody But Me - Hank Ballard And The Midnighters
3 I Told Santa Claus - Fats Domino
4 Cool Cool Christmas - The Sabers
5 My Letter To Santa - The Marshans
6 Christmas Morning - Tommy Evans And The Masters
7 It's Christmas Time - The El Dorados
8 Merry Christmas Baby - Otis Redding
9 White Christmas - The Temptations
10 Oh Holy Night - The Orioles
11 Dig That Crazy Santa Claus - Oscar McLollie And His Honeyjumpers
12 Silent Night - Frankie Lymon
13 Every Heart Is Home At Christmas - The Five Keys
14 Such A Night - Aaron Neville
15 Santa Claus Baby - The Voices
16 My Grandmother's Christmas - The Swallows
17 Eight Days Of Chanukah - The Belmonts
18 Merry Christmas Darling - The Jaguars
19 Rockin Around The Christmas Tree - Darlene Love And Ronnie Spector
20 Just A Lonely Christmas - The Moonglows
21 Boogie Woogie Santa Claus - Mabel Scott
22 Don't Cry For Me This Christmas - The Marcels
23 Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - The Pointer Sisters
24 Jingle Jangle - The Penguins
25 You're All I Want For Christmas - The Persuasions
26 Ringin'In A Brand New Year - The Dominoes
27 Christmas In The Congo - The Marquees
28 A Christmas Letter - La Fets And Kitty
29 A Far Away Christmas - Little Esther And Mel Williams
30 Please Come Home For Christmas - Charles Brown



Thursday, December 09, 2004

And, the moment you've all been waiting for....(ALL?)... the playlist from December 4:

1 Hey Now - The Flamingos
2 Just For A Thrill - Ray Charles
3 Get Gone - The Cats
4 Cross Over The Bridge - The Flamingos
5 Dream Of A Lifetime - The Flamingos
6 Christmas Every Day - The Miracles
7 Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin' - Tinsley Ellis
8 RM Blues - Roy Milton
9 Fine Fine Frame - The Continentals
10 My Love - The Moonglows
11 Um Bow Wow - The Bobbettes
12 Best Wishes - Lowell Fulson
13 Nobody Loves Me Like You - The Flamingos
14 Please Come Back Home - The Flamingos
15 Deck The Halls With Boogie Woogie - Katie Webster
16 White Christmas - The Ravens
17 Chain Of Broken Hearts - The Camelots
18 I'll Be Home For Christmas - Jackie Wilson
19 Rockin And Rollin' With Santa Claus - The Hepsters
20 Dream Girl - The Flamingos
21 Gone - Jesse Belvin & Grp
22 He's Calling Me - Dorothy Love Coates & Gospel Harmonettes
23 This Is My Story - Gene And Eunice
24 Sugar Sugar - The Avalons
25 Nobody's Love - The Flamingos
26 Tell Me How Long - The Flamingos
27 Christmas Time Blues - Roy Milton
28 Stay - The Shadows
29 Come Back - The Blue Chips
30 Chick A Boom (That's My Baby) - The Flamingos
31 Teller Of Fortune - The Dootones

Monday, December 06, 2004


Thought I'd post a picture of the group I sing with, Street Corner Five. The group has been together for over twenty years... we five current members are closing in on our tenth anniversary together. Posted by Hello

Friday, December 03, 2004

Here' the playlist for Saturday November 27:

1 Night Train - The Swans
2 Let The Boogie Woogie Roll - The Drifters
3 What You Have Done To Me - The Del Vikings
4 Old Man River - The Tuneweavers
5 Rock My Soul - Joan Shaw
6 Mine All Mine - The Bel Angels
7 S.P. Blues - Ivory Joe Hunter
8 Since I Lost You Girl - The Monitors
9 I Do - The Clouds
10 Mama Didn't Lie - Jan Bradley
11 He Lied - The Moonglows
12 Band Of Angels - The Pearls
13 I Laughed - The Jesters
14 Heavenly Escort - The Five Orleans
15 A Year And A Day - The Barons
16 Never Doubt My Love - Thurll Ravenscroft And The Sky Boys
17 A Woman Is A Man's Best Friend - Teddy & The Twilights
18 It's Too Late - The Companions
19 This Is Love - The Guytones
20 You Are Gone - Royal Flush
21 Baby Let Me Take You Out Tonight - The Five Emeralds
22 Please Be Mine - The Vels
23 There's Gonna Be Joy - The Radio Four
24 Reap What You Sow - Billy Stewart
25 Mailman's Sack - Tiny Bradshaw
26 I've Been Through The Mill With Bill - Ann Cornell And The Rhythm Masters
27 I Want To Be A Part Of You - The Chellows
28 Let Me Down Baby - Jimmy Hughes
29 I Want You To Be My Girl - Charm
30 All I Want Is Someone To Love - Arthur Lee Maye And The Crowns
31 Roll On - The Lamplighters
32 Them There Eyes - The Teenchords
33 Dreams Are For Fools - The Revalons