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Let's Go to the Hop with Doo Wop and Doo Wop "ish" sounds of the 50's and 60's.

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Favoriting November 6, 2022: Show No.1

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Artist Track Year Comments Approx. start time
The Edsels  Rama Lama Ding Dong   Favoriting 1958     
The Diamonds  The Stroll   Favoriting 1959    0:02:31 (Pop-up)
The Kodaks  Oh Gee, Oh Gosh   Favoriting 1958    0:04:58 (Pop-up)
The Cadillacs  No Chance   Favoriting 1955    0:07:43 (Pop-up)
The Fiestas  So Fine   Favoriting 1959    0:10:21 (Pop-up)
The Moonglows  Sincerely   Favoriting 1954    0:12:35 (Pop-up)
The Elchords  Peppermint Stick   Favoriting 1958    0:15:40 (Pop-up)
 
The Five Satins  Wish I Had My Baby   Favoriting 1957    0:20:34 (Pop-up)
The Dubs  Don't Ask Me To Be Lonely   Favoriting 1957    0:22:47 (Pop-up)
The Tru-Tones  Magic   Favoriting 1957    0:25:03 (Pop-up)
The Bobettes  Mr. Lee   Favoriting 1957    0:27:20 (Pop-up)
The Timetones  Here In My Heart   Favoriting 1961    0:29:26 (Pop-up)
The Five Discs  I Remember   Favoriting 1958    0:31:54 (Pop-up)
The Pentagons  To Be Loved (Forever)   Favoriting 1961    0:33:49 (Pop-up)
The Creations  There Goes the Girl I Love   Favoriting 1956    0:36:07 (Pop-up)
 
Sheriff & The Ravels  Shambolar   Favoriting 1959    0:39:45 (Pop-up)
The Drifters featuring Clyde McPhatter  Money Honey   Favoriting 1953    0:41:57 (Pop-up)
The Elegants  Little Star   Favoriting 1958    0:44:53 (Pop-up)
The Coasters  Along Came Jones   Favoriting 1959    0:47:32 (Pop-up)
Frankie & The C-Notes  Forever and Ever   Favoriting 1961    0:50:22 (Pop-up)
The Willows  Church Bells May Ring   Favoriting 1956    0:53:20 (Pop-up)

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The Emblems  Bang Bang "Shoot 'Em Daddy"   Favoriting 1962    0:57:08 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm
Eric R:

oh boy!
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medson:

Hey everyone, thanks for being brave enough for the maiden voyage.
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MOM WHIG:

Eric - your the first one -- hi again
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geo in jc:

Hey medson, I'm looking forward to hanging out on the corner with you on Sundays my friend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm
medson:

hey you beat me here Eric, welcome
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MOM WHIG:

Hi geo in jc
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medson:

Hi Mom W
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medson:

Hey George. Good to see ya pally
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Eric R:

gonna turn on the powerful internet radio with the good speakers for this
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MOM WHIG:

I luv being on Debut Shows
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm
medson:

Go for it Eric
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MOM WHIG:

Eric - are you all Powered UP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00pm
Colin in Durham England:

History in the making
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Hi medson and all!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00pm
Eric R:

got enough juice to get through the hour for sure
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MOM WHIG:

Good to see you again Colin
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Woo:

Ding Dong!
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medson:

Hey Colin, welcome
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm
LesleyK:

Greetings
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Harry Parmenter:

alright Medson! bring it on home!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm
medson:

Hey Will, good to see ya
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MOM WHIG:

Will - dance time for sure
Woo - happy you got here
Lesley K hey - Harry
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Vee Vee:

Hi gang!! Excited for this next hour :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm
medson:

Cheers Woo
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MOM WHIG:

Vee Vee - hi there
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:01pm
LesleyK:

Hi Mom W!
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medson:

Hola Lesley K, welcome
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm
medson:

Hey Harry, great show just now
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MOM WHIG:

Sounds like the Stroll
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm
medson:

Hi there Vee Vee
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm
The Spoony:

I'm here with my four friends of similar size but differing vocal ranges, wearing matching suits and ready to listen to an hour of agreeable music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02pm
Eric R:

I do believe there will be many clicky stars tonight
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm
Pauly from Clifton:

Hey medson, folks!
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MOM WHIG:

Hi there Spoony
I used to dance this when it was on American Bandstand in Philly (with my older sister)
Hi there Pauly
  10:03pm
Richard:

hey Medson, welcome to swinging Sunday! cheers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm
medson:

@Sponny, no 55 gallon drum fires in the house
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 10:03pm
geo in jc:

oh yeah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm
medson:

Hey Pauly, good to see ya
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MOM WHIG:

Hi RW
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04pm
Woo:

We're in the still of the night
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04pm
medson:

Thanks RW, the stream looks different at this hour haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04pm
Eric R:

strolling here in the living room
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MOM WHIG:

Woo - for sure
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05pm
Pauly from Clifton:

Hiya MOM WHIG!
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MOM WHIG:

Eric - me too here - I know we will probably know all the tunes here tonite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06pm
medson:

Glad you could all make it on a school night
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MOM WHIG:

medson - HA HA
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Harry Parmenter:

boppin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Hi Eric R, Mom Whig, George, Colin, Woo, LesleyK, Harry, Vee Vee, Spoony, Pauly, Richard, and anyone I missed!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08pm
medson:

Thanks Harry
  10:09pm
bigplanetnoise:

hey, medson and rama-lama all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09pm
medson:

Hey bpn, welcome
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10pm
Pauly from Clifton:

Wow...I'm at the Wildwood, NJ, bandshell, 1976,...so great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10pm
Vito from Tremont Avenue:

I bin waitin' all week for dis show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10pm
medson:

Thats great Pauly
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

I want to get some malted milkshakes down at the skate service drive up restaurant for some reason 🤔
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11pm
medson:

Yo!!! Vito is here. Whats up old friend?
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Glynis GirlGroupGirl:

Sounding great Medson
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11pm
Pauly from Clifton:

Hi Will!
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medson:

@Will, me too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12pm
medson:

Thanks Glynis, thanks for listenin'
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MOM WHIG:

hi bpn, Will, Mike Sin (Vito), GGGG
  10:12pm
bigplanetnoise:

Hi Mom!
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MOM WHIG:

medson - Bringing back so many Happy Memories for me - this is so GREAT
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13pm
Eric R:

'54!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13pm
The Spoony:

Hi Mom Whig and Will!

medson, me and the Ching-a-Lings think your rules are for squares *burns down neighborhood*
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13pm
medson:

Thanks for saying so Mom W. Glad you're enjoying it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Hi BPN, Mike Sin and GGGG!
enjoying a spin down the annals of music history with big fin cars, am push button radios, and bench seats
Avatar 10:14pm
MOM WHIG:

medson - one of my HS boyfriends always sang most of these songs
  10:14pm
ike-o:

Peace and greetings everyone! Took a bit to get the fire stoked in the trash barrel with the rain and such:) loving the show, thanks @medson
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14pm
Vito from Tremont Avenue:

I'm still runnin' the pizza joint around Castle Hill. You still have your shine box?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14pm
Eric R:

that's some great singing, Harvey
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MOM WHIG:

ike-o happy to see you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15pm
medson:

hey ike-o welcome
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16pm
medson:

@Vito, I dont shine shoes no more. Maybe nobody went over there and told you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

we were always lucky if my dad was playing the oldies on trips.... otherwise it was country or polka....
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MOM WHIG:

Will - good for your Dad
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Solid first set medson 📻🔥
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19pm
medson:

Thanks Will
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Harry Parmenter:

luvvin the Reverb!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20pm
medson:

Two Newark NJ groups in that set
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MOM WHIG:

Yes the Satins of In The Still Of The Night Fame
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21pm
Candy-O'67:

Hey medson and all! Listening while driving. At a light!😁
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21pm
medson:

@Mom yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm
medson:

Hey hey Candy.
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Woo:

Hey Candy-O!
  10:22pm
Richard:

killre solo!!
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MOM WHIG:

Hi there Candy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm
Vito from Tremont Avenue:

medson... this guy, he's too much... That set was funny because medson actually fenced about 50 hot Kodak cameras out of an Esso station on Jerome ave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm
medson:

this is the unintentional group of songs from 1957
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm
Eric R:

I prefer the slower, dreamy doowops over the uptempo.
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MOM WHIG:

Eric I just read that the last of the 5 Satins passed at age 85 Jan 2022
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24pm
medson:

I'm def going to be mixing it up with slower and uptempo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26pm
Eric R:

back when sax ruled
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28pm
medson:

@Vito loose lips pal. I'm sure I can still get in trouble. I still have a garage full of Kodak film that fell off that same truck
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29pm
Ciggy:

Hey now @Medson man
My brother was a friend and neighbor of Jerry Scholl who along with his brother Bob formed The Mello - Kings out of Money Earnin' Mt. Vernon NY
Their big hit of course was Tonite Tonite
Jerry passed away in April 2019
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:29pm
Eric R:

Ciggy, that's a classic
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30pm
medson:

Hey Ciggy welcome and wow thanks for sharing that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31pm
Candy-O'67:

Hey Mom, Woo, Eric!

Sounding great, medson! Gonna have to check the rest on the archive tonight. Just got to Doug Sahm birthday party and his son iShsndon is in town and playing a tribute show to his dad. Meeting friends here. Y'all have a great night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32pm
medson:

See ya Candy, enjoy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32pm
Eric R:

medson, I don't know if you noticed this but the ending vamp melody (or whatever it's called) of Here in My Heart closely resembles Rama Lama Ding Dong
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:33pm
medson:

I didn't notice. I'll go back an listen for it
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MOM WHIG:

Hi there Ciggy
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MOM WHIG:

This one sounds similar to Sincerely
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:35pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Hi Ciggy and Candy-O!
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MOM WHIG:

Bye Candy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Be well Candy-O, enjoy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36pm
Ciggy:

Hey Ho Mom Whig
Hey Now Will thee Sound Guy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Is it an unspoken rule that all the record companies wanted a The (somethings) as the name of all the groups back then?The thee the(s)
Avatar 10:38pm
Fatherflot:

Hey Medson - welcome to Sunday nite!
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MOM WHIG:

F2 - great to see you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Hi F²!
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Eric R:

Will, yes.
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Fatherflot:

Hey Ma, Will, Eric, Candy, etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40pm
medson:

Hey F2, good to see ya
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

snap, cracked the code... the sheriff jammed it
Avatar 10:41pm
Fatherflot:

Found this tribute site to Don K. Reed's "Doo Wop Shop" --- a Sunday Night institution in the NY area when I was growing up. donkreed.blogspot.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41pm
Eric R:

as I remember, it was The Somethings until The Who, followed by Them so all of these groups are The ....
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Fatherflot:

There are some Doo Wop Shop soundchecks at Archive.org. Here's one from '76 archive.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42pm
Eric R:

more 1953!
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Fatherflot:

I wanna hear "Guided Missiles" by the Cuff Links
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MOM WHIG:

Ahhh Yes Little Star
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44pm
Eric R:

love this one by the Elegants!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45pm
medson:

I remember listening to the Doo Wop Shop as a kid
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MOM WHIG:

Eric - It's funny how probably you & I know these by the first note
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Fatherflot:

Medson --- were you thinking about it when you got a Sunday night time slot?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46pm
medson:

This stuff was always on in our family
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46pm
Eric R:

very true, Mom
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Fatherflot:

I don't trust any NJ bar that doesn't have a ton of Doo Wop on the jukebox.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46pm
medson:

@F2 only after the fact. This is the only slot I was able to do a second show in
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MOM WHIG:

medson I remember you telling the story of your Uncle, etc and family gatherings
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Fatherflot:

Medson - well, it worked out perfectly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47pm
Eric R:

and then..?
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Kitschy Mama:

Amazing shoe Medson!
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MOM WHIG:

They did Yackey Yak too
  10:48pm
ike-o:

That sax though
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48pm
medson:

Thanks KM 👍🏻
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Fatherflot:

Speaking of Jones --- get well Glen Jones!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49pm
medson:

Nothing like good sax ike-o
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Fatherflot:

Hey KM!
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MOM WHIG:

Hi there KM
I just saw that The Coasters are still touring
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

I dig a solid sax tune...
hopefully the franchise feels better soon!
  10:51pm
Richard:

oh my sweet heaven
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MOM WHIG:

I alway like when they sing and then talk some
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Fatherflot:

Sunken Ling a Ding Dong
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MOM WHIG:

medson - You TOTALLY BROUGHT YOUR A-GAME TO THE "MAIDEN SHOW HERE" TONITE. IT'S GONNA BE A BIG HIT FOR SURE.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:54pm
medson:

@F2 hahaha
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medson:

Thanks Mom. You're hired as head of PR
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geo in jc:

Thanks medson. Lots of fun.
A new tradition.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56pm
Mike Sin:

Well all right, medson! I’ll look forward to it every Sunday night now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56pm
The Spoony:

Great show, medson! I'm handing you the keys to Sunday night from here on out!
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Fatherflot:

Great show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57pm
Colin in Durham England:

Great show. Walking my dog thru deepest darkest Weardale in the north of England with a cool cat strut! Ty
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57pm
Eric R:

Great idea for a show, well done, etc. I want more.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57pm
medson:

Thanks all. DAMN the 1hr show is over in a blink
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MOM WHIG:

Eric - see you Mon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58pm
medson:

Glad you could all make it and glad you liked the show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58pm
Ciggy:

The hour zoomed by
Great show Medson
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MOM WHIG:

WAY too FAST
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59pm
Eric R:

see you all tomorrow! Mom, F2, medson, Will, and so on
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04pm
Will thee Sound Guy:

Thank you medson great kick off show!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:31am
Candy-O'67:

Caught the archive this morning! Fun show! Looking forward to having this on Sunday nights!
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