Saturday, June 18, 2016

Mix Tape 069

Three Beat Slide
Penthouse 5
The Only Ones

The king of summer is back, Boss Logan. Thanks for the contributions. And of course, to a big thanks to Shawn. Happy Summer!

1. “There’s Always Summer School” - Frankie Avalon & Annette Funicello - From Beach Party - You know, the only thing I've studied this semester is you. –Well, I hope you don't flunk. –Well, there's always summer school, you know. - contributed by Boss Logan

2. Summer (The Best Time of the Year) - The Impacts - Anderson, 1965 - contributed by Boss Logan

3. “Martha” - Jefferson Airplane - from “After Bathing at Baxter’s” 1967

4. “She’s Mine” - The Frowning Clouds - from “Listen Closelier” 2010
5. “My Brother, My Brother” - Aaron Neville - from “The Grand Tour,” 1993

6. “All Summer Long (vocals)” - The Beach Boys - from the box “Good Vibrations: Thirty Years of Beach Boys”

7. “You’re Driving Me Insane” - The Roughnecks - one of several studio-only groups that released tracks to which Lou Reed contributed in the mid-'60s, when he was a staff songwriter and session musician at the budget/exploitation label Pickwick. Of the four Pickwick-era Reed-associated cuts that surfaced on the Velvet Underground rarities bootleg The Velvet Underground Etc., the sole inclusion by the Roughnecks, "You're Drivin' Me Insane," might be the best.

8. “My Generation (live)” - Patti Smith - from “Horses” 1975

9. “Land of 1000 Dances” - Chris Kenner - first written and recorded by Kenner in 1963

10. “Rock On” - The Doughboys - just released as an MP3 download only I think

11. “Pictures on My Shelf” - Lee Vi’s - Radio, 1966

12. “Summertime is Great” - Three Beat Slide - from 2014, quite the geeky looking band with a geeky summer song to match… we love it - contributed by Boss Logan

13. “It’s My Life” - The Penetrators - from “Kings of Basement Rock” 2000 - contributed by Shawn

14. “She Cracked” - Young Adults - from the tribute, “If I Were a Richman” 2001

15. “Our Secret” - Beat Happening - from their debut album, “Beat Happening” 1985

16. “Hot Days” - The Troggs - the best I can tell this was only released on the compilation “Hot Days: A Decade in the Sun” 2001

17. “Another Girl Another Planet” - Only Ones - from their debut 1978 album

18. “Time Marches On” - Lainie Hill - New Voice Records, 1966

19. “All I Wanna Do”  - Casey Jones and the Governors - from “ Blow Your Bubblegum - 25 Brit Beat Grooves (Remastered)”

20. “Please Tell Me” - Thee Attacks - from recently released “Thee Attacks Strikes Back” - contributed by Shawn

21. “Summer Starts Here” - The Surfin Lungs - from “Hang Loose With the Surfing’ Lungs” 1996

22. “Hallelujah I Love Him So” - Brenda Lee - a Ray Charles cover from 1960 from “For My Sake, 18 Teen Girls Songs”

23. “Someone Loves You Honey” - J.C. Lodge - Ariola/BMG, 1982

24. “Don’t Mess Around With My Dream” - The Penthouse Five - Hawk, 1967

25. “Summer Flower” - West - Epic, 1968 - contributed by Boss Logan

Scan Credits:
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Penetrators scan from
The Only Ones scan from their Facebook page
Penthouse 5 scan from