Mickey Bo's Rock 'n' Roll Revue

VEE JAY
RECORDS!

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PLAY
SHOW!

THE  Chicago blues/R&B/rock record label Vee Jay  produced some of the most important music of the early rock ‘n’ roll era before it collapsed under the weight of its own success. This week’s show spins 20 of the best.

PLAYLIST: Friday, November 18 — Thursday, November 24, 2022

The Spaniels — Baby It’s You (1953)
Priscilla Bowman — A Rockin’ Good Way (1958)
The Dells — Oh What A Nite (1958)
The Five Echoes — I Really Do (1954)
El Dorados — I’ll Be Forever Loving You (1956)
John Lee Hooker — Dimples (1956)
Jimmy Reed — I’m A Love You (1961)
Gene Allison — You Can Make It If You Try (1957)
Billy “The Kid” Emerson — The Pleasure’s All Mine (1957)
Lee Diamond — Hattie Malatti (1958)
Wade Flemons — Here I Stand (1958)
Sherriff & The Ravels — Shombalor (1958)
Rosco Gordon — Just A Little Bit (1959)
Donnie Elbert — Will You Ever Be Mine (1960)
The Pips — Every Beat Of My Heart (1961)
Dee Clark — Your Friends (1961)
Christine Kittrell — I’m A Woman (1962)
Betty Everett & Jerry Butler — Let It Be Me (1964)
Fred Hughes — Oo Wee Baby, I Love You (1965)
The Tommy Dean Orchestra — 221 Rock (1954)

EARLY ROCK 'N' RHYTHM!

MICKEY BO, your Backbeat Buddy, takes you on a bouncy one hour romp through the vintage rock, doo wop, R&B, and rockabilly playground. You'll hear:

ROCK'S GOLDEN AGE!   Mid-'50s to mid-'60s oldies.

ROCK'S ROOTS!   Earthy late-'40s to early-'50s jump blues that evolved into rock 'n' roll.

OLD HITS & FORGOTTEN RECORDS!   Your faves laced with lesser known greats.

FASCINATIN' FACTS!   Behind-the-scenes tidbits about the records and the folks who made 'em.

ROCK 'N' ROLL DOWN TO ITS ROOTS!


CLICK TO VISIT THESE OLDIES SITES:

Association for Original Rock & Roll Softnezee Internet Radio New England Doo Wop Society East Coast Music Hall of Fame


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