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June 14, 2018 Options

Featuring a tribute to DJ Fontana, a Birthday Celebration for Cliff Edwards and the Case of the Mysterious Ray Sharpe 45

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THE STOOGE THE SONG
ABBIE "AVAILABLE" BAKER WITH CHIMPANZEE  THE WEB   Options
ELVIS PRESLEY  MY BABY LEFT ME   Options
PARTY ROCKERS  HOUSE PARTY   Options
SUPERSNAZZ  SUPER STAFF   Options
LULU  COCA-COLA COMMERCIAL   Options
AL PERKINS WITH BETTY BIBBS  HOMEWORK   Options
JACK AND THE KNIGHTS  ROCK THE BLUES AWAY   Options
OWEN GRAY  BEST TWIST   Options
FATS DOMINO  LITTLE BEE   Options
AART BROUWER  RUNAROUND SUE   Options
 
RONNIE DEE  ACTION PACKED   Options
WENDY RENE  BAR B-Q   Options
DR. SPEC'S OPTICAL ILLUSION  TRYIN' TO MESS MY MIND   Options
REIGNING SOUND  I'LL CRY   Options
THE JUNGLERS  BLACK MASK REVEL   Options
JOHNNY NASH  LOVE AIN'T NOTHING (BUT A MONKEY ON YOUR BACK)   Options
SHANNON & THE CLAMS  THE BOY   Options
MATT CLARKE  LAUGH AT ME   Options
NANCY SINATRA AND FRANK SINATRA  LIFE'S A TRIPPY THING   Options
 
RAY SHARPE  HEY LITTLE GIRL!   Options
RAY SHARPE?  HEY LITTLE GIRL!   Options
RAY SHARPE  MONKEY'S UNCLE   Options
 
BOB TAYLOR  AFTER HOURS   Options
SHIRLEY ELLIS  THE NAME GAME   Options
ARTHUR CONLEY  SWEET SOUL MUSIC   Options
OTIS  THINK ABOUT IT   Options
ROKY ERICKSON AND THE ALIENS  ANGEL BABY   Options
MIRIAM  I'M NOBODY'S BABY NOW   Options
THE CLOVERS  HE SURE COULD HYPNOTIZE   Options
 
CLIFF EDWARDS & BUSTER KEATON  YOU NEVER DID THAT BEFORE   Options
CLIFF EDWARDS  SINGIN' IN THE RAIN   Options
THE PRISONAIRES  SURLEEN   Options
JOAN JETT  WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU   Options
THE HEARTBREAKERS  IT'S NOT ENOUGH   Options
THE DIRTBOMBS  IT'S GONNA BE ALRIGHT   Options
   
ELVIS PRESLEY  HOUND DOG   Options
ELVIS PRESLEY  THAT'S ALL RIGHT MAMA   Options
ELVIS PRESLEY  AIN'T THAT LOVING YOU BABY   Options
 
ELVIS PRESLEY  GOT A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO   Options
ELVIS PRESLEY  BLUE SUEDE SHOES   Options
ELVIS PRESLEY  SO GLAD YOU'RE MINE   Options
ELVIS PRESLEY  BABY LET'S PLAY HOUSE   Options
ELVIS PRESLEY  HEARTBREAK HOTEL   Options
ELVIS PRESLEY  SHAKE RATTLE & ROLL   Options
 
WES DAKUS  DOG FOOD   Options
ROLLING STONES  STONED   Options
LOUIS PRIMA WITH SAM BUTERA AND THE WITNESSES  SING SING SING   Options
SUN RA  STUFF LIKE THAT THERE   Options
OTIS BLACKWELL  PARALYZED (DEMO)   Options
DONOVAN  ATLANTIS   Options
ROSE ROYCE  CAR WASH   Options
JAMES BROWN  THAT'S LIFE   Options
GENE VINCENT  INTERVIEW WITH BBC   Options
GENE VINCENT AND HIS BLUE CAPS  WHY DON'T YOU PEOPLE LEARN TO DRIVE?   Options
BUSTER KEATON  CASEY JONES   Options
LAWRENCE WELK   ADIOS AU REVOIR AUF WIEDERSHEN   Options

Listener comments!

  Thu. 6/14/18 9:02pm P-90:

Yo Dave and Bingo
Avatar Thu. 6/14/18 9:03pm Dave the Spazz:

Hello everybody!
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:04pm P-90:

and Scotty!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 9:11pm JakeGould:

Hello!
Avatar Thu. 6/14/18 9:12pm Dominick:

Of course
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/14/18 9:14pm Sean B.:

DAVID!.
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:21pm St Joe:

Chico and the gun fingered piano
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:23pm mismatch:

Fats Domino / Little Bee
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 9:23pm JakeGould:

“AMERIKA’S TOPPER!”

Oh boy did that sound good.

img.discogs.com...
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:27pm St Joe:

Orange peel...haven't heard it since the hound?
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:40pm antonio:

yess Shannon and the Clams
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:41pm Pedro in Arlington:

I salute Spazz. And that North Korean general.
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:42pm johnk77:

where is rodman?>
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 6/14/18 9:44pm Sean B.:

Good ol Matt!. Such a great friend to all. Nice.
Avatar Thu. 6/14/18 9:45pm Dominick:

yeah Matt!!
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:57pm johnk77:

old rocknbowl quality venue
thank u selecter
  Thu. 6/14/18 9:58pm St Joe:

@Peddo har har
  Thu. 6/14/18 10:01pm st Joe:

Pedro
Avatar Thu. 6/14/18 10:03pm Dominick:

all right!.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 10:11pm Mailman Tom:

The North Korean flag is also red, white, and blue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 10:13pm JakeGould:

@MailmanTom: Why can’t we all get along? And Kim Jong Un had a much nicer suit on than that fat turdball from our country.
Avatar Thu. 6/14/18 10:16pm Dave the Spazz:

Stop with the freakin' politics...yeesh xo Spazz
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 10:17pm JakeGould:

Okay… I really think the reason that raccoon was climbing up the side of the building was to raid bird nests and eat bird babies. So it’s not that cute a story after all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 10:19pm JakeGould:

And I like the mix tonight.
  Thu. 6/14/18 10:19pm rosie:

our sax sounded better than this
Avatar Thu. 6/14/18 10:19pm Dominick:

stupendous!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 10:20pm Gaylord Fields:

Fietje!!!
  Thu. 6/14/18 10:20pm fietje:

Hello everybody!
  Thu. 6/14/18 10:25pm johnk77:

raccoons are crafty
  Thu. 6/14/18 10:29pm hawaii kai:

does anyone call him uke ike for short it sounds pretty bad right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 10:32pm Mailman Tom:

Yumping Yimminy!
  Thu. 6/14/18 10:34pm hawaii kai:

there was a dj had a chimp and bingo was his name-o
  Thu. 6/14/18 10:52pm P-90:

Cool story!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 10:54pm JakeGould:

Yentas… Kids nowadays will never know the feeling of having to leave their building to go out and be glared at and questioned by a small pack of Yentas sitting in their folding chairs.
  Thu. 6/14/18 11:04pm P-90:

LOVED the old iguana'd Lone Star!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 11:18pm Tommy in Neversink:

Heartbreak MOTEL..LOL
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 11:19pm Tommy in Neversink:

For the low brow heartbroken
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 11:19pm Tommy in Neversink:

..or the no brow heartbroken
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 11:21pm JakeGould:

@Tommy: Like “The Florida Project” right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 11:23pm Tommy in Neversink:

IKR Jake
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 11:26pm lorenzoelsuave:

0.o
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 6/14/18 11:45pm JakeGould:

Woo!
Avatar Thu. 6/14/18 11:54pm Johnny S:

Love you, Dave!
Avatar Thu. 6/14/18 11:55pm Dave the Spazz:

Thanks for tunin' in--catch ya next week!
  Thu. 6/14/18 11:57pm P-90:

Thanks DJ Dave!
  Fri. 6/15/18 1:06pm The Name Game . . . or, Tryin' to Mess My Mind:

Easy Deal Wilson is "Ray Sharpe?" from my listening to his style on YT

fmu's Fool's Paradise plays the identical song as Easy Deal Wilson -"You're For Me" on the Park Central label

Easy Deal was based in Phoenix & crossed paths with Ray Sharpe.
An Arizona radio blog refers to Easy Deal Wilson - "You're For Me" on an aircheck - but the link is not currently active

A deejay posting shows at archive.org also loves the Ray Sharpe? record

BONUS:
More Arizona shenanigans - Guy on YT makes a compelling case that Duane Eddie's "Ramrod" was actually Al Casey on all 3 record labels. The 2010 CD he refers to is "Ain't No Pity in Pseudonym City"



https://wfmu.org/archiveplayer/?show=48900&archive=84483&starttime=0:54:23

http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/48900

http://ww2.reelradio.com/cjb/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khAZjp8yrvQ


-- Columbo
  Fri. 6/15/18 1:28pm Columbo:

Oh, the aircheck above doesn't play on my device cause it's a Real Audio file, .rm
  Fri. 6/15/18 9:11pm Same Scenario?:

Perhaps the YT guy's same reasoning for Duane Eddy's "Ramrod" really being Al Casey applies to Ray Sharpe's "Hey little Girl" really being Easy Deal Wilson.
That would be, to fulfill big record store orders out of Ray Sharpe doing Dick Clark's American Bandstand, and/or being in Clark's road show, Easy Deal Wilson stepped in to do the recording, in Ray Sharpe's stead - because Ray was unavailable on tour. And where else, Lee Hazlewood and Phoenix again. Or, Easy Deal put out the song as Sharpe because he was under contract elsewhere.

You didn't give a label/year for the Ray Sharpe mystery version you've played for years. Easy Deal Wilson's "You're for Me" on the Phoenix-based Park Central label is dated 1964. There's no year for the Garex label version, but looks to be 1962-63 based on their discography.
Hey, the new version is better than the one you've been playing for years.
http://docplayer.net/35065516-The-arizona-record-label-discography.html
  Sat. 6/16/18 5:02pm bookmarks:

First, a Ray Sharpe discography dating the Garex record as 1963 and a previously unreleased "Hey Little Girl" as 1962. Then a bio saying that when Sharpe didn't have a follow-up hit to "Lucy Lu" his masters were shopped around to small independent labels such as Trey, Garex, and Gregmark, and he cut remakes and sequels of earlier works. My previous post's hypothesis looks busted. The end of the bio has a link to the longer version, which in turn has defunct 2005 links at the bottom

http://wdd.mbnet.fi/raysharpe.htm

http://www.chronoglide.com/wwws_3p02_RaySharpe.html
  Mon. 6/18/18 7:43pm Columbo:

You played Garex cat# G-203 by your description of R. Barrett and P. Spector as the given songwriters. But the identical online image of Garex cat# 105 gives R. PRICE as songwriter. Coincidentally, B. Wilson wrote both sides of Garex cat# 104, but name Ray Sharpe as performer named. Hmm . . .

Discounting Phil Spector's credit as taking a cut, not songwriting, songs I've found Richie Barrett perform or write just don't fit "Hey Little Girl." Whereas the flip-side of Robert Price's 1963 "I said, 'Hey Little Girl'" definitely sounds related. Seems he was Texas-based. His albeit one-stanza version is the same tune.

http://images.45cat.com/ray-sharpe-hey-little-girl-1963-7.jpg

http://www.45cat.com/record/72169us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atX-FKwVCgg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8eKqh6J-KU

BONUS - unrelated acetate, Ray & the Exotics - "Exotic - Part One" instrumental
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4XMTmg_b4c
  Mon. 6/18/18 8:06pm Oops:

Robert Price didn't write the flip-side of "I Said, 'Hey Little Girl'"
  Wed. 6/20/18 3:30pm No Money Down Brown:

On the Ray Sharpe front, there's an April 1991 bio online from Finnish monthly Blues News by 24-year-old Marko Tapio [who'd suffer his fatal car crash that month]. My Google-translation understanding is: Sharpe's dealings with Easy Deal Wilson were fertile; Phil Spector doesn't recall composing "Hey Little Girl" [Spector had studied under Lee Hazlewood]. While Sharpe's recording [by Hazlewood in Phoenix] was shelved, cover band Robert Price & the Exotics debuted theirs. Sharpe moved to LA where the Garex label released it and it became a local hit. It was also among songs Sharpe remade in 1965 when he collaborated with King Curtis, but those remain in Atlantic's vaults . . . . A YouTube posting, of the version you've played for years, says it's Ray Sharpe's 1962 version.

On the Robert Price & the Exotics front, are comments from Exotics to a Garage Hangover retro about a Dallas-based musical associate - who guested on Michael Shelley's show. They tell how Chili's restaurants founder and the band's former drummer Larry Lavine had recorded them in a living room, either Robert Price's, or car designer Carroll Shelby's daughter's. "I Said, 'Hey Little Girl'" was originally released on the Nunsuch label, with guitarist Elliott West credited as songwriter. On the Mercury label it was the #2 hit on Dallas radio (I include a link showing when it was #9).

Bottom line, sounds like Easy Deal Wilson; Ray Sharpe lacked that fanatic energy.

https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=fi&u=http://www.bluesnews.fi/mtapio.htm

https://www.garagehangover.com/floyddakil

http://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/this-weeks-top-10-august-6-1963.122202/page-3
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