Saturday, March 8, 2008

90: Tonite, Stumblebunny

Tonite, Stumblebunny. Written by Chris Robison.
'There is no trouble nowhere in sight.'

Listen (click on song title):

91: Pale Green (Hmmmm) Driving Man, Prowler

Pale Green Hmmmm Driving Man, Prowler. Written by Martin Briley and Brian Engel.
'I’m that nasty shifty kind, that greasy 1950s kind.'

A hook-laden gem of a song, sourced from

To listen, click on the following link:

Pale Green (Hmmm) Driving Man

Both the version posted above, in which the word 'Vauxhall' was edited out for airplay on the BBC, and the original version are available on an album, Between The Sea And The Sky, which has just been released by RPM/Cherry Red Records. The album is substantially that made by Martin Briley and Brian Engel in 1972 but which was never released.

92: Midnight Confessions, The Grass Roots

Midnight Confessions, The Grass Roots. Written by P.F. Sloan and Steve Barri.
'A little gold ring you wear on your hand makes me understand.'

93: Counting The Beat, The Swingers

Counting The Beat, The Swingers. Written by Phil Judd and Bones Hillman.
'I'm thinking about just you and me.'

Friday, March 7, 2008

94: The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy), Harpers Bizarre

The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy), Harpers Bizarre. Written by Paul Simon.
'I come to watch yer flowers growing.'

95: I Get So Excited, Real McCoy

I Get So Excited, Real McCoy. Written by Eddy Grant.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

96: I See The Rain, The Marmalade

I See The Rain, The Marmalade. Written by The Marmalade.
'Stay indoors, while it pours, til tomorrow.'

NB: The YouTube video is heavily distorted. This version is clearer:

The song is also one of the four included on The Marmalade's MySpace page and can be heard there:

97: That's My Baby, Just Four Men

Listen (click on song title):

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

98: Naughty Naughty, Wig Wam

Naughty Naughty, Wig Wam. Written by Jason and Gerome.
Listen (click on song title):

I owe the discovery of this wonderful bubblegum track from 1972 to Robin Wills's blog purepop

Monday, March 3, 2008

99: Bend Me, Shape Me, The American Breed

Bend Me, Shape Me, The American Breed. Written by Scott English and Larry Weiss.
'You got the power to turn on the light.'

100: Susan, The Buckinghams

Susan, The Buckinghams. Written by Jim Holvay.
'I love you, yes I do, I do.'