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June 14, 2018 Favoriting

Featuring a tribute to DJ Fontana, a Birthday Celebration for Cliff Edwards and the Case of the Mysterious Ray Sharpe 45

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THE STOOGE THE SONG Approx. start time
ABBIE "AVAILABLE" BAKER WITH CHIMPANZEE  THE WEB   Favoriting  
ELVIS PRESLEY  MY BABY LEFT ME   Favoriting  
PARTY ROCKERS  HOUSE PARTY   Favoriting  
SUPERSNAZZ  SUPER STAFF   Favoriting 0:08:10 Pop-up)  
LULU  COCA-COLA COMMERCIAL   Favoriting 0:10:31 Pop-up)  
AL PERKINS WITH BETTY BIBBS  HOMEWORK   Favoriting 0:11:22 Pop-up)  
JACK AND THE KNIGHTS  ROCK THE BLUES AWAY   Favoriting 0:13:37 Pop-up)  
OWEN GRAY  BEST TWIST   Favoriting 0:15:21 Pop-up)  
FATS DOMINO  LITTLE BEE   Favoriting 0:17:53 Pop-up)  
AART BROUWER  RUNAROUND SUE   Favoriting 0:20:34 Pop-up)  
 
RONNIE DEE  ACTION PACKED   Favoriting 0:24:53 Pop-up)  
WENDY RENE  BAR B-Q   Favoriting 0:26:49 Pop-up)  
DR. SPEC'S OPTICAL ILLUSION  TRYIN' TO MESS MY MIND   Favoriting 0:29:19 Pop-up)  
REIGNING SOUND  I'LL CRY   Favoriting 0:32:06 Pop-up)  
THE JUNGLERS  BLACK MASK REVEL   Favoriting 0:34:23 Pop-up)  
JOHNNY NASH  LOVE AIN'T NOTHING (BUT A MONKEY ON YOUR BACK)   Favoriting 0:36:44 Pop-up)  
SHANNON & THE CLAMS  THE BOY   Favoriting 0:38:55 Pop-up)  
MATT CLARKE  LAUGH AT ME   Favoriting 0:42:15 Pop-up)  
NANCY SINATRA AND FRANK SINATRA  LIFE'S A TRIPPY THING   Favoriting 0:44:40 Pop-up)  
 
RAY SHARPE  HEY LITTLE GIRL!   Favoriting 0:53:05 Pop-up)  
RAY SHARPE?  HEY LITTLE GIRL!   Favoriting 0:53:16 Pop-up)  
RAY SHARPE  MONKEY'S UNCLE   Favoriting 0:59:13 Pop-up)  
 
BOB TAYLOR  AFTER HOURS   Favoriting 1:07:13 Pop-up)  
SHIRLEY ELLIS  THE NAME GAME   Favoriting 1:08:49 Pop-up)  
ARTHUR CONLEY  SWEET SOUL MUSIC   Favoriting 1:11:45 Pop-up)  
OTIS  THINK ABOUT IT   Favoriting 1:14:14 Pop-up)  
ROKY ERICKSON AND THE ALIENS  ANGEL BABY   Favoriting 1:17:38 Pop-up)  
MIRIAM  I'M NOBODY'S BABY NOW   Favoriting 1:19:43 Pop-up)  
THE CLOVERS  HE SURE COULD HYPNOTIZE   Favoriting 1:22:42 Pop-up)  
 
CLIFF EDWARDS & BUSTER KEATON  YOU NEVER DID THAT BEFORE   Favoriting 1:31:09 Pop-up)  
CLIFF EDWARDS  SINGIN' IN THE RAIN   Favoriting 1:33:54 Pop-up)  
THE PRISONAIRES  SURLEEN   Favoriting 1:36:12 Pop-up)  
JOAN JETT  WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU   Favoriting 1:38:53 Pop-up)  
THE HEARTBREAKERS  IT'S NOT ENOUGH   Favoriting 1:44:19 Pop-up)  
THE DIRTBOMBS  IT'S GONNA BE ALRIGHT   Favoriting 1:45:19 Pop-up)  
    1:54:54 Pop-up)  
ELVIS PRESLEY  HOUND DOG   Favoriting 1:53:42 Pop-up)  
ELVIS PRESLEY  THAT'S ALL RIGHT MAMA   Favoriting 1:56:38 Pop-up)  
ELVIS PRESLEY  AIN'T THAT LOVING YOU BABY   Favoriting 1:58:07 Pop-up)  
 
ELVIS PRESLEY  GOT A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO   Favoriting 2:06:10 Pop-up)  
ELVIS PRESLEY  BLUE SUEDE SHOES   Favoriting 2:11:11 Pop-up)  
ELVIS PRESLEY  SO GLAD YOU'RE MINE   Favoriting 2:12:52 Pop-up)  
ELVIS PRESLEY  BABY LET'S PLAY HOUSE   Favoriting 2:15:11 Pop-up)  
ELVIS PRESLEY  HEARTBREAK HOTEL   Favoriting 2:17:34 Pop-up)  
ELVIS PRESLEY  SHAKE RATTLE & ROLL   Favoriting 2:20:51 Pop-up)  
 
WES DAKUS  DOG FOOD   Favoriting 2:23:25 Pop-up)  
ROLLING STONES  STONED   Favoriting 2:25:24 Pop-up)  
LOUIS PRIMA WITH SAM BUTERA AND THE WITNESSES  SING SING SING   Favoriting 2:31:45 Pop-up)  
SUN RA  STUFF LIKE THAT THERE   Favoriting 2:31:53 Pop-up)  
OTIS BLACKWELL  PARALYZED (DEMO)   Favoriting 2:34:18 Pop-up)  
DONOVAN  ATLANTIS   Favoriting 2:37:18 Pop-up)  
ROSE ROYCE  CAR WASH   Favoriting 2:43:30 Pop-up)  
JAMES BROWN  THAT'S LIFE   Favoriting 2:47:11 Pop-up)  
GENE VINCENT  INTERVIEW WITH BBC   Favoriting 2:51:51 Pop-up)  
GENE VINCENT AND HIS BLUE CAPS  WHY DON'T YOU PEOPLE LEARN TO DRIVE?   Favoriting 2:54:04 Pop-up)  
BUSTER KEATON  CASEY JONES   Favoriting 2:56:38 Pop-up)  
LAWRENCE WELK  ADIOS AU REVOIR AUF WIEDERSHEN   Favoriting 2:57:41 Pop-up)  

Listener comments!

  9:02pm P-90:

Yo Dave and Bingo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm Dave the Spazz:

Hello everybody!
  9:04pm P-90:

and Scotty!
  9:11pm JakeGould:

Hello!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm Dominick:

Of course
Avatar 9:14pm Sean B.:

DAVID!.
  9:21pm St Joe:

Chico and the gun fingered piano
  9:23pm mismatch:

Fats Domino / Little Bee
  9:23pm JakeGould:

“AMERIKA’S TOPPER!”

Oh boy did that sound good.

img.discogs.com...
  9:27pm St Joe:

Orange peel...haven't heard it since the hound?
  9:40pm antonio:

yess Shannon and the Clams
  9:41pm Pedro in Arlington:

I salute Spazz. And that North Korean general.
  9:42pm johnk77:

where is rodman?>
Avatar 9:44pm Sean B.:

Good ol Matt!. Such a great friend to all. Nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45pm Dominick:

yeah Matt!!
  9:57pm johnk77:

old rocknbowl quality venue
thank u selecter
  9:58pm St Joe:

@Peddo har har
  10:01pm st Joe:

Pedro
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm Dominick:

all right!.
Avatar 10:11pm Mailman Tom:

The North Korean flag is also red, white, and blue.
  10:13pm JakeGould:

@MailmanTom: Why can’t we all get along? And Kim Jong Un had a much nicer suit on than that fat turdball from our country.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16pm Dave the Spazz:

Stop with the freakin' politics...yeesh xo Spazz
  10:17pm JakeGould:

Okay… I really think the reason that raccoon was climbing up the side of the building was to raid bird nests and eat bird babies. So it’s not that cute a story after all.
  10:19pm JakeGould:

And I like the mix tonight.
  10:19pm rosie:

our sax sounded better than this
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19pm Dominick:

stupendous!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20pm Gaylord Fields:

Fietje!!!
  10:20pm fietje:

Hello everybody!
  10:25pm johnk77:

raccoons are crafty
  10:29pm hawaii kai:

does anyone call him uke ike for short it sounds pretty bad right?
Avatar 10:32pm Mailman Tom:

Yumping Yimminy!
  10:34pm hawaii kai:

there was a dj had a chimp and bingo was his name-o
  10:52pm P-90:

Cool story!
  10:54pm JakeGould:

Yentas… Kids nowadays will never know the feeling of having to leave their building to go out and be glared at and questioned by a small pack of Yentas sitting in their folding chairs.
  11:04pm P-90:

LOVED the old iguana'd Lone Star!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18pm Tommy in Neversink:

Heartbreak MOTEL..LOL
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19pm Tommy in Neversink:

For the low brow heartbroken
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19pm Tommy in Neversink:

..or the no brow heartbroken
  11:21pm JakeGould:

@Tommy: Like “The Florida Project” right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23pm Tommy in Neversink:

IKR Jake
Avatar 🙉 Swag For Life Member 11:26pm lorenzoelsuave:

0.o
  11:45pm JakeGould:

Woo!
Avatar 11:54pm Johnny S:

Love you, Dave!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm Dave the Spazz:

Thanks for tunin' in--catch ya next week!
  11:57pm P-90:

Thanks DJ Dave!
  1:06pm The Name Game . . . or, Tryin' to Mess My Mind:

Easy Deal Wilson is "Ray Sharpe?" from my listening to his style on YT

fmu's Fool's Paradise plays the identical song as Easy Deal Wilson -"You're For Me" on the Park Central label

Easy Deal was based in Phoenix & crossed paths with Ray Sharpe.
An Arizona radio blog refers to Easy Deal Wilson - "You're For Me" on an aircheck - but the link is not currently active

A deejay posting shows at archive.org also loves the Ray Sharpe? record

BONUS:
More Arizona shenanigans - Guy on YT makes a compelling case that Duane Eddie's "Ramrod" was actually Al Casey on all 3 record labels. The 2010 CD he refers to is "Ain't No Pity in Pseudonym City"



https://wfmu.org/archiveplayer/?show=48900&archive=84483&starttime=0:54:23

http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/48900

http://ww2.reelradio.com/cjb/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khAZjp8yrvQ


-- Columbo
  1:28pm Columbo:

Oh, the aircheck above doesn't play on my device cause it's a Real Audio file, .rm
  9:11pm Same Scenario?:

Perhaps the YT guy's same reasoning for Duane Eddy's "Ramrod" really being Al Casey applies to Ray Sharpe's "Hey little Girl" really being Easy Deal Wilson.
That would be, to fulfill big record store orders out of Ray Sharpe doing Dick Clark's American Bandstand, and/or being in Clark's road show, Easy Deal Wilson stepped in to do the recording, in Ray Sharpe's stead - because Ray was unavailable on tour. And where else, Lee Hazlewood and Phoenix again. Or, Easy Deal put out the song as Sharpe because he was under contract elsewhere.

You didn't give a label/year for the Ray Sharpe mystery version you've played for years. Easy Deal Wilson's "You're for Me" on the Phoenix-based Park Central label is dated 1964. There's no year for the Garex label version, but looks to be 1962-63 based on their discography.
Hey, the new version is better than the one you've been playing for years.
http://docplayer.net/35065516-The-arizona-record-label-discography.html
  5:02pm bookmarks:

First, a Ray Sharpe discography dating the Garex record as 1963 and a previously unreleased "Hey Little Girl" as 1962. Then a bio saying that when Sharpe didn't have a follow-up hit to "Lucy Lu" his masters were shopped around to small independent labels such as Trey, Garex, and Gregmark, and he cut remakes and sequels of earlier works. My previous post's hypothesis looks busted. The end of the bio has a link to the longer version, which in turn has defunct 2005 links at the bottom

http://wdd.mbnet.fi/raysharpe.htm

http://www.chronoglide.com/wwws_3p02_RaySharpe.html
  7:43pm Columbo:

You played Garex cat# G-203 by your description of R. Barrett and P. Spector as the given songwriters. But the identical online image of Garex cat# 105 gives R. PRICE as songwriter. Coincidentally, B. Wilson wrote both sides of Garex cat# 104, but name Ray Sharpe as performer named. Hmm . . .

Discounting Phil Spector's credit as taking a cut, not songwriting, songs I've found Richie Barrett perform or write just don't fit "Hey Little Girl." Whereas the flip-side of Robert Price's 1963 "I said, 'Hey Little Girl'" definitely sounds related. Seems he was Texas-based. His albeit one-stanza version is the same tune.

http://images.45cat.com/ray-sharpe-hey-little-girl-1963-7.jpg

http://www.45cat.com/record/72169us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atX-FKwVCgg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8eKqh6J-KU

BONUS - unrelated acetate, Ray & the Exotics - "Exotic - Part One" instrumental
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4XMTmg_b4c
  8:06pm Oops:

Robert Price didn't write the flip-side of "I Said, 'Hey Little Girl'"
  3:30pm No Money Down Brown:

On the Ray Sharpe front, there's an April 1991 bio online from Finnish monthly Blues News by 24-year-old Marko Tapio [who'd suffer his fatal car crash that month]. My Google-translation understanding is: Sharpe's dealings with Easy Deal Wilson were fertile; Phil Spector doesn't recall composing "Hey Little Girl" [Spector had studied under Lee Hazlewood]. While Sharpe's recording [by Hazlewood in Phoenix] was shelved, cover band Robert Price & the Exotics debuted theirs. Sharpe moved to LA where the Garex label released it and it became a local hit. It was also among songs Sharpe remade in 1965 when he collaborated with King Curtis, but those remain in Atlantic's vaults . . . . A YouTube posting, of the version you've played for years, says it's Ray Sharpe's 1962 version.

On the Robert Price & the Exotics front, are comments from Exotics to a Garage Hangover retro about a Dallas-based musical associate - who guested on Michael Shelley's show. They tell how Chili's restaurants founder and the band's former drummer Larry Lavine had recorded them in a living room, either Robert Price's, or car designer Carroll Shelby's daughter's. "I Said, 'Hey Little Girl'" was originally released on the Nunsuch label, with guitarist Elliott West credited as songwriter. On the Mercury label it was the #2 hit on Dallas radio (I include a link showing when it was #9).

Bottom line, sounds like Easy Deal Wilson; Ray Sharpe lacked that fanatic energy.

https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=fi&u=http://www.bluesnews.fi/mtapio.htm

https://www.garagehangover.com/floyddakil

http://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/this-weeks-top-10-august-6-1963.122202/page-3
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