Saturday, January 31, 2009

The Cat on the award-nominated "Where The Action Is" Kirkcaldy VRN 1287 AM - Sunday 1 February 2009

Here is tonight's playlist, which celebrates 50 years of Motown:

Martha (Reeves) and the Vandellas - Dancing In the Street (Gordy 1964)
The Quik - Bert's Apple Crumble (Decca 1967) (show theme)
The Contours - First I Look At The Purse (Gordy 1965)
Diana Ross & The Supremes - Love Child (Motown 1968)
The Isley Brothers - Behind A Painted Smile (Motown 1968)
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears of a Clown (Tamla 1967))
Tammi Terrell - Come On and See Me (Motown 1966)
The Velvelettes - Lonely Lonely Girl Am I (VIP 1965)
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Every Beat of My Heart (Vee Jay 1961) (Connect 3)
Hearts of Stone - If I Could Give You The World (VIP 1970) (Connect 3)
The Marvelettes - Locking Up My Heart (Tamla 1963) (Connect 3)
Rare Earth - Get Ready (Rare Earth 1970)
Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers - Does Your Mama Know About Me (Gordy 1968)
Chris Clark - From Head To Toe (Motown 1967) (Birthday: Chris Clark 1/2/46)
Shorty Long - Function At The Junction (Soul 1966)
Kim Weston - Looking For The Right Guy (Tamla 1964)
The Four Tops - Piangono Glo Vomini (I Can't Help Myself) (Foreign Language)
Barbara Randolph - I Got A Feeling (Motown 1967)
Earl Van Dyke & The Motown Brass - 6x6 (Motown 1967) (Half-Time Instrumental)
Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright) (Motown 1965)
Edwin Starr - Twenty Five Miles (Gordy 1969)
The Miracles - Come On Do The Jerk (Tamla 1964)
Jimmy Ruffin - I've Passed This Way Before (Soul 1966)
Kiki Dee - I Second That Emotion (Motown 1970)
The Temptations - Little Miss Sweetness (Gordy 1966)
Big Sound Authority - This House (Is Where Your Love Stands) (Source 1985) (Under The Influence)
Barrett Strong - Money (That's What I Want) (Anna/Tamla 1959)
The Four Tops - Bernadette (Motown 1967)
The Monitors - Number One In Your Heart (Motown 1969)
Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell - California Soul (Tamla 1970) (Connect 3)
Marvin Gaye/Kim Weston - It Takes Two (Tamla 1967) (Connect 3)
Marvin Gaye/Omah Page - Rilleh! (Motown 1965) (Connect 3)
Tommy Good - Baby I Miss You (Gordy 1964)
Mable John - You Made A Fool Out of Me (Tamla 1960)
Brenda Holloway - When I'm Gone (Tamla 1965) (Two of a Kind)
Brenda Holloway - Tell Me Your Story (Tamla 1965) (Two of a Kind)
Eddie Holland - Leaving Here (Motown 1963)
The Quik - Bert's Apple Crumble (Decca 1967) (show theme)

Next week it's back to the usual mix of mod, soul (Northern and Southern) and alternative pop from the late 50s through to the early 70s. Coming soon: an Immediate Records special, a famous people special and a "lurve" special for Valentine's Day!

Good night and good health!

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