Play list MMM Celebrates the 70th. Anniversary of the 7" 45RPM Single Monday 6th. May 2019 on 103.2 Dublin City FM or dublincityfm.ie
LISTEN BACK :
1. Albatross ( 2.59 ) - Fleetwood Mac - SINGLE
2. All The Way To Memphis ( 4.49 ) - Mott The Hoople - SINGLE ianhunter.com
3. Hot Fun In The Summertime ( 2.18 ) - Sly & The Family Stone - SINGLE
4. Wild West Hero ( 4.35 ) - Electric Light Orchestra - SINGLE
5. Mrs. Robinson ( 3.35 ) - Simon & Garfunkel - SINGLE
6. The House Of The Ricing Sun ( 4.31 ) - The Animals - SINGLE
7. Move It ( 2.22 ) - Cliff Richard - SINGLE
8. I Get The Sweetest Feeling ( 2.55 ) - Jackie Wilson - SINGLE
9. Silence Is Golden ( 3.09 ) - The Tremeloes - SINGLE
10. Love Is All Around ( 3.21 ) - The Troggs - SINGLE
11. I'll Never Fall In Love Again ( 2.46 ) - Deacon Blue - SINGLE
12. In Dreams ( 2.49 ) - Roy Orbison - SINGLE
13. I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself ( 3.06 ) - Dusty Springfield - SINGLE
14. Summer Breeze ( 4.37 ) - The Isley Brothers - SINGLE
15. Make It Easy On Yourself ( 3.19 ) - Walker Brothers - SINGLE
Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel; January 9 1943 – March 22 2019)
16. Rubber Bullets ( 5.20 ) - 10CC - SINGLE
17. Telegram Sam ( 4.44 ) = T Rex - SINGLE
18. Tears Of A Clown ( 2.59 ) - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - SINGLE
19. All Or Nothing ( 3.06 ) - Small Faces - SINGLE
20. Hot Legs - Rod Stewart - SINGLE
21. Love Plus One - Haircut One Hundred - SINGLE
22. I'll Put You Together Again ( 2.49) - Hot Chocolate - SINGLE
23. Blue Velvet ( 4.27 ) - Bobby Vinton - SINGLE
24. Time After Time ( 3.51 ) - Cyndi Lauper - SINGLE
25. Gold ( 5.00 ) - Spandeau Ballet - SINGLE
26. All Cried Out ( 3.40 ) - Alison Moyet - SINGLE
27. Footloose - Kenny Loggins - SINGLE
On this day
6 May 1965
In their Clearwater, Florida hotel room, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards worked out the opening guitar riff of '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction' following Richard's purchase of a Gibson fuzz-box earlier that day. The song is considered to be one of the all-time greatest rock songs ever recorded. In 2004 Rolling Stone magazine placed 'Satisfaction' in the second spot on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
6 May 1966
Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles recorded overdubs on 'I'm Only Sleeping' and worked on various mixes of the track. The song features the then-unique sound of a reversed guitar duet played by Harrison who perfected the part with the tape running backwards so that, when reversed, it would fit the dreamlike mood.
6 May 1967
Jimi Hendrix, The Walker Brothers, Engelbert Humperdink and Cat Stevens all appeared at the Imperial Ballroom, Nelson, Lancashire, England.
6 May 1972
The Tyrannosaurus Rex double album 'Prophets, Seers And Sages And The Angels Of The Ages / My People Were Fair And Had Sky In Their Hair But Now Their Content To Wear Stars On Their Brows' went to No.1 in the UK. The longest title of an album ever at the time!
6 May 1973
Paul Simon set out on his first tour without partner Art Garfunkel, using The Jesse Dixon Singers as a back- up group on stage. Simon's tour of America and Europe was recorded and released as 'Live Rhymin'.
6 May 1978
The soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever started an 18 week run at No.1 on the UK album chart, also No.1 in the US. The album, which features seven Bee Gees songs, went on to sell over 30 million copies worldwide.
6 May 1982
Former manager of The Bay City Rollers Tam Paton, was convicted on a charge of gross indecency with boys and was sentenced to three years in jail.
6 May 1989
Former Frankie goes To Hollywood singer Holly Johnson went to No.1 on the UK album chart with his debut solo album 'Blast'.
6 May 1995
Oasis scored their first UK No.1 single when 'Some Might Say' went to the top of the UK charts. It was the first single to be released from the Manchester bands second album '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' And the last Oasis track to feature original drummer Tony McCarroll.
6 May 2002
'Bohemian Rhapsody' by Queen was voted the UK's favourite single of all time in a poll by the Guinness Hit Singles book. 'Imagine' by John Lennon was voted in at No.2 and 'Hey Jude', The Beatles No.3, 'Dancing Queen' by ABBA was fourth and Madonna 'Like A Prayer' was in fifth place.
6 May 2002
American songwriter and producer Otis Blackwell died from a heart attack. He wrote the classic songs ‘All Shook Up’, ‘Return To Sender’, ‘Don't Be Cruel’, ‘Great Balls Of Fire’ and ‘Fever.’ Over the years, Blackwell's songs have sold more than 185 million copies.