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The Rockin' Eddy Oldies Radio Show, bringing you the widest selection of oldies anywhere on our planet Earth. All the hits and misses from the genres of Soul, Motown, Country, Doo-Wop, Folk and Rock 'n' Roll. We play the very first golden age of American Rock 'n' Roll. You'll hear all the charted hits from and beyond the Top 40.

The Rockin' Eddy Oldies Radio Show, bringing you the widest selection of oldies anywhere on our planet Earth. All the hits and misses from the genres of Soul, Motown, Country, Doo-Wop, Folk and Rock 'n' Roll. We play the very first golden age of American Rock 'n' Roll. You'll hear all the charted hits from and beyond the Top 40.
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The Rockin' Eddy Oldies Radio Show, bringing you the widest selection of oldies anywhere on our planet Earth. All the hits and misses from the genres of Soul, Motown, Country, Doo-Wop, Folk and Rock 'n' Roll. We play the very first golden age of American Rock 'n' Roll. You'll hear all the charted hits from and beyond the Top 40.

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English


Episodes

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 13-Oct-19: Rock & Roll, R&B, Girl Groups, Doo-Wop

10/13/2019
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Taking you back to the world gone away, this week featuring: Little Richard - "Ready Teddy", The Shirelles - "Putty In Your Hands", The G-Clefs - "Ka Ding Dong", Elvis Presley - "Tell Me Why", The Exciters - "Do Wah Diddy", The Coasters - "Shoppin' For Clothes", Bill Haley & His Comets - "Skinny Minnie", Etta James - "A Sunday Kind Of Love", The Drifters - "I've Got Sand In My Shoes", Johnny Preston - "Kissin' Tree", (Twin Spin) Brook Benton - A-side "A Rainy Night In Georgia" / B-side...

Duration:00:59:43

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 6-Oct-19: Rock & Roll, R&B, Country Crossover, Doo-Wop

10/6/2019
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Taking you back to the world gone away, this week featuring: Marv Johnson - "(You've Got To) Move Two Mountains", Buddy Holly - "Think It Over", Wanda Jackson - "In The Middle Of A Heartache", Elvis Presley - "I Need Your Love Tonight", The Drifters - "I'll Take You Home", Barry Darvell - "How Will It End", (Twin Spin) Tommy Roe - "Sheila" / "Save Your Kisses", The Moonglows - "Twelve Months Of The Year", Bobby Vee - "Walkin' With My Angel", Marty Robbins - "Is There Any Chance", Connie...

Duration:00:59:12

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 29-Sep-19: Rock & Roll, R&B, Doo-Wop, Motown, Soul, Instrumentals

9/29/2019
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With Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Elvis Presley, Brenda Lee, Major Lance, Neil Sedaka, The Clovers... Goody Goody and King Creole get us started this week, a comeback hit for Miss Dynamite and our twin spin this week is former Dovell singer Len Barry "1-2-3" and its b-side "Bullseye" for the class of '65.

Duration:01:00:09

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 22-Sep-19: Rock & Roll, Instrumental, Soul, R&B, Doo-Wop, Girl Groups

9/22/2019
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Featuring Lawrence Welk, Ray Anthony, Brook Benton, Dion, Irma Thomas, The Platters... We get started with Lawrence Welk (yes, we watch our Dad enjoy himself with T.V.) Our twin spin this week is by LaVern Baker - "Jim Dandy" and its b-side "Bop Ting A Ling". We feature a fabulous original by the Olympics "Good Lovin" later covered by the Young Rascals and check out the cover of "Hang On Sloopy" by Little Caesar & The Consuls.

Duration:00:58:01

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 15-Sep-19: Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop, R&B, Soul, Pop

9/15/2019
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Including The Driters, The Duprees, Gene Pitney, Brenda Lee, The Coasters... We launch another show with the fabulous Drifters, Bobby Hendricks singing lead on "Drip Drop" later covered by Dion. Our twin spin is Sanford Clark's "The Fool" and its b-side "Lonesome For A Letter" for the class of '56. A special treat for Del Shannon fans - you'll hear the song he wrote and produced himself "I Go To Pieces" which was famously covered by English act Peter & Gordon in the mid-Sixties.

Duration:00:58:44

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 8-Sep-19: Rock & Roll, R&B, Doo-Wop, Soul, Pop, Country Crossover

9/8/2019
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Featuring Big Joe Turner, The Drifters, Brenda Lee, Lou Christie, Four Seasons... Our story behind the song this week involves Doc Pomus, who was crippled for life and who walked on crutches (a victim of polio). His wife enjoyed dancing, but he couldn't dance with her. He took her out one night and allowed her to dance with other men, as long as she kept the last dance for him. Hence, the song "Save The Last Dance For Me" which he wrote for the Drifters. Our twin spin this week is the...

Duration:00:58:09

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 1-Sep-19: Rock & Roll, R&B, Country Crossover, Doo-Wop, Instrumental

9/1/2019
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With Gary U.S. Bonds, Carole King, Elvis Presley, Chris Kenner, Glen Campbell, The Harptones, Dinah Washington, Nolan Strong & The Diablos... Summer is coming to a close. School is in and the autumn leaves will be coming down in no time. Our twin spin this week is Jack Scott's "My True Love" and its b-side "Leroy" (I prefer the b-side). Some originals folks!!! - "Turn Around, Look At Me" by Glen Campbell (later covered by the Vogues) and "Land of A 1,000 Dances" by Chris Kenner (later...

Duration:00:58:46

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 25-Aug-19 Rock & Roll, R&B, Doo-Wop

8/25/2019
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Featuring Bill Haley & His Comets, Clyde McPhatter, Dick Dale & His Del-tones, Fats Domino, Marion Worth, The Nutmegs, Ral Donner... We get started with an instrumental by Bill Haley called War Paint. Our twin spin this week is Randy & The Rainbows "Denise" and its b-side "Come Back. Later in the show look out for the Turbans' 1961 version of "When You Dance" cut by Parkway Records, adding a touch of strings to the song.

Duration:01:00:50

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 18-Aug-19 Rock & Roll, R&B, Surf Rock, Doo-Wop, Country Crossover

8/18/2019
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Including The Mello-Kings, The Beach Boys, The Tornados, The Coasters, Nathaniel Mayer, The Royal Teens... We kick off with some NY city Doo-wop in the Mello Kings and a few songs later check out the Tornados' follow-up to "Telstar" with a song called "Ridin' The Wind." Our twin spin this week features Jimmy Soul's "If You Wanna Be Happy" and its b-side "I Can't Hold Out Any Longer" for the class of '63. What a way to end with Lenny Welch's cover of "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do."

Duration:00:58:36

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 11-Aug-19: Rock & Roll, R&B, Surf Rock, Doo-Wop

8/11/2019
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With Chubby Checker, Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters, Jan & Dean, The Ventures, The Mello Kings, The Shirelles, Lloyd Price... The Rock & Roll Era still sees the light of day with the weekly show. Our twin spin this week is Billy Bland's "Let The Little Girl Dance" and its b-side "Sweet Thing" for the class of '60. A few interesting throw-ins this week by Donnie Elbert and his cover version of "I Can't Help Myself" and a Frankie Valli sounding Razor's Edge and their minor mid-60s tune called...

Duration:00:58:51

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 4-Aug-19: Rock & Roll, Country Crossover, Swing, R&B

8/4/2019
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Featuring Gerry Granahan, James Darren, The Beach Boys, Billy Ward & His Dominoes, Chuck Willis, Bobby Darin... The obscurities just keep on coming from the Spaniels, the Moonglows, the Clovers and those other songs which still find their way into our lives. Our twin spin this week is the Drifter's "There Goes My Baby" and its fabulous b-side "Oh My Love" both voiced by the great Ben E. King.

Duration:01:01:36

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 28-Jul-19: Rock & Roll, Instrumental, R&B, Doo-wop, Country Crossover, Surf Rock

7/28/2019
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IncLuding Buddy Holly, Roy Hamilton, The Beach Boys, The Platters, Dean & Jean, Conway Twitty, Patsy Cline... We get things started with a new enhanced version of Buddy Holly's "Oh Boy" then move onto a captivating "Ebb Tide" by Roy Hamilton. This week's twin spin includes a refreshing "Surf City" by Jan & Dean and it's b-side "She's My Summer Girl."

Duration:00:58:02

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 21-Jul-19: Rock & Roll, Surf Rock, Instrumental

7/21/2019
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With Jan & Dean, Frankie Ford, The Rumblers, Nat King Cole, The Marketts, The Lettermen, The Videls... It's summer! Time to go on the wild surf, on a sea cruise or to a summer place. Join us for consecutive back to back summer oldies. Our twin spin this week is the Rivieras' "California Sun" and its b-side "H.B. Goose Step".

Duration:00:54:50

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 14-Jul-19: Rock & Roll, Motown, Surf, Instrumental, Summer

7/14/2019
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Including The Exports, Martha & The Vandellas, The Hondells, Quincy Jones, The Surfaris, Johnny Rivers... We'll begin by taking your order at the Car Hop and later we'll cruise in our Little Honda. Our twin spin for this week is the Beach Boy's "California Girls" and its b-side "Let Him Run Wild".

Duration:00:55:40

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 7-Jul-19: Rock & Roll, Instrumental, Summer Pop

7/7/2019
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With Fats Domino, Al Casey Combo, Roger Smith, Monty Kelly Orchestra, Four Preps, Jo Ann Campbell, Martha & the Vandellas, King Curtis, The Marcels... We feature another summer show filled with summer oldies. Our twin spin is the Drifters "Under The Boardwalk" and its b-side "I Don't Want"

Duration:00:56:38

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 30-Jun-19: Rock & Roll, Instrumental, Surf, Pop, Summer

6/30/2019
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Including Nat King Cole, The Rivieras, Sam Cooke, Jan & Dean, Billy Vaughan, Brian Hyland... Right after we kick it off with Nat King Cole, you'll hear the '65 of California Sun by the Rivieras. Our twin spin is Freddy Cannon's "Palisades Park" and its b-side "June, July & August". Later on you'll hear the very original "See You in September" by the Tempos for the class of '60.

Duration:00:57:50

Rockin' Eddy Summer Oldies 23-Jun-19: Rock & Roll, Instrumentals, Doo-wop, Surf

6/23/2019
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Featuring The Shutdowns, Connie Francis, Bruce & Terry, Gary U.S. Bonds, Steve Lawrence, Jan & Dean, Ruby & The Romantics... Summer is here and join us for a sizzling show of all summer oldies themed songs. Our twin spin is the Danleers' "One Summer Night" and its b-side "Wheelin' & Dealin'"

Duration:00:57:42

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 16-Jun-19: Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop, Soul, Motown

6/16/2019
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Including Al Brown's Tunetoppers, The Revels, James & Bobby Purify, The Sherrys, Stevie Wonder, Jerry Wallace, Brian Hyland... You'll hear the original "You've Made Me Feel So Very Happy" by Brenda Holloway. The twin spin this week is Gene Chandler's "Duke Of Earl" and its b-side "Kissin' In The Kitchen".

Duration:00:57:39

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 9-Jun-19: Rock & Roll, Instrumental, Soul, R&B, Doo-Wop

6/9/2019
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With Nina Simone, Nelson Riddle, Phil Phillips, Glen Campbell, Connie Francis, Pat Boone... Our twin spin is Junior Walker & The All-Stars "Shot Gun" and its b-side "Hot Cha". Back to originals this week in "Time Is On My Side" by Kai Winding, yes later covered by the Rolling Stones.

Duration:00:57:42

Rockin' Eddy Oldies Show 2-Jun-19: Rock & Roll, Doo-wop, R&B, Instrumental

6/2/2019
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Featuring Lloyd Price, The Clusters, Lee Allen, Ruth Brown, The Timetones, Gene Chandler... A real treat for listeners this week as we'll play the very very original "Twist & Shout" by the Top Notes, before the Isley Brothers made it their own. Our twin spin this week includes Booker T. & The MG's "Behave Yourself" and its b-side "Green Onions" - yes, originally it was released as the b-side in 1962!

Duration:00:58:30