Yes, that is Spock in the headphones. The year was 1979. These are some of my LPs, themed compilations, and the like.

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Monday, May 29, 2017

Welcome to Mark’s Musical May Mondays! MA-112 - Sunshine Smiles


Every Monday this month we’ve had a new musical compilation for your delectation.
 


            This here is a sumptuary of sunlight, a smattering of sunbursts.  All assembled in honor of a little girl named Araya Sunshine.  Yep, it’s one of those punning names ... but in this case, it was also a foresightful one, for this kid is pretty peppy and cheerful.

01 - Here Comes the Sun - Mayfair Laundry   1999  (2:47)
02 - Everybody Loves the Sunshine - Roy Ayers Ubiquity   1976  (3:53)
03 - Walkin' in the Sunshine - Roger Miller   1967  (2:31)
04 - Sunshine Sometime - Paul McCartney   1978  (3:16)
05 - Sunshine - The Archies   1969  (3:12)
06 - Do You Know You Are My Sunshine? - The Statler Brothers   1978  (2:13)
07 - Ray of Sunshine - Go Sailor   1995  (1:31)
08 - It's a Sunshine Day - The Kids from the Brady Bunch   1972  (2:29)
09 - Sunshine - Gabrielle   1999  (3:34)
10 - Open Up Your Heart and Let the Sun Shine In - Frente!   1995  (3:31)
11 - Sunshine - The Partridge Family   1973  (2:45)
12 - Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows - Lesley Gore   1963  (1:37)
13 - Wakeup Sunshine - Elf   1972  (3:48)
14 - Medley: Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) - The 5th Dimension   1969  (4:46)
15 - World of Sunshine - The Jackson 5   1973  (2:46)
16 - Sunshine of Your Love (remix) - Cream vs Gerald Wilson   2005  (5:43)
17 - Summer Sunshine - The Corrs   2004  (2:54)
18 - Walkin' in the Sunshine - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band   2004  (3:34)
19 - Hello Sunshine - Aretha Franklin   1968  (3:00)
20 - Sunshine Day - Osibisa   1975  (4:57)
21 - You Are My Sunshine - Gray Sky Girls   2006  (2:56)
22 - You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder   1973  (2:59)
23 - Pocketful of Sunshine - Natasha Bedingfield   2006  (3:19)
24 - Wake Up Sunshine - Chicago   1970  (2:32)
25 - Good Day Sunshine (remix) - The Beatles / TJT   2013  (2:22)



Well, that’s all for now, folks!
Thanks for sharing Mark’s Musical May Mondays with us!

See you on Thursday with (I hope) something diverting.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Welcome to Mark’s Musical May Mondays! MA-104 - It Was Evicted from the 1980s


Welcome to Mark’s Musical May Mondays!

            Every Monday this month we’ll have a new musical compilation for your delectation ...



            Here’s another madcap mashup of dashing denotation, all songs from that storied decade, the 1980s.  No, this isn’t the absolutely overplayed and overrated crap you’ll hear on some “adult pop” radio stations when they welcome you to another “Amazin’ Eighties” weekend.

            No, this stuff is twice as good and about 100% less likely to be broadcast on any station owned by a conglomerate.

01 - See No Reason - Metropolis   1982  (3:12)
02 - The End - The Producers   1981   (2:42)
03 - Rainfall - Film Noir   1986  (3:17)
04 - Checking Out the Meat - Repeat Repeat   1980  (3:16)
05 - Dreams - Petticoats   1981  (2:52)
06 - Fantasy Island - Tattoo Host   1980  (2:55)
07 - Backed into a Corner - The View   1982  (3:54)
08 - On the Moon - Beyond Words   1986  (4:14)
09 - What's So Strange About Me? - Eight Dayz   1989  (3:37)
10 - Lies - Twilight People   1980  (2:43)
11 - Imaginary Lines - Secret Garden   1981  (3:21)
12 - The Way You Want Me - Communicators   1983  (4:13)
13 - The Wall - Bikini Atoll   1981  (3:22)
14 - Twin Forces - Trek with Quintronic   1981  (3:43)
15 - Heaven - PIC   1985  (4:41)
16 - Maybe I Will / Maybe I Won't - Studebakers   1985  (3:55)
17 - Beije-Me Cowboy (Kiss Me Cowboy) - Arte no Escuro   1988  (3:13)
18 - What You Say - Alien Heirs   1985   (4:22)
19 - Paper Thin - T-4-2   1984  (4:15)
20 - Put Your Back to It - November Group   1985  (5:34)
21 - Head Screwed On - Phil 'n' the Blanks   1983  (3:31)


            As always, I glommed onto these songs through the good taste of others.  So pass along the favor, and let a friend of similar persuasion get a load of this archive.
           



            Well, that’s all for now, folks!  Come back next Monday!

PS This compilation is in honor of my friends AB and CB.
  

Monday, May 15, 2017

Welcome to Mark's Musical May Mondays! MA-109 - Music of the Spheres


Welcome to Mark’s Musical May Mondays!

            Every Monday this month we’ll have a new musical compilation for your delectation ...


          
            This week’s madcap montage of May-hem (get it?) is a musical mishmash of songs about space.

01 - By Rocket to the Moon - Raymond Scott Quintet with the Gene Lowell Chorus   1950  (6:08)
02 - Gonna Ride that Satelite - Jimmy Gartin with The Highlanders   1958  (2:04)
03 - Teeny Weeny Man - Jimmy Wolford   1958  (2:25)
04 - Santa Claus Rocket Ship - Phyllis Hamilton   1959  (1:44)
05 - Ham the Space Monkey - Ray Allen & The Embers   1961  (2:20)
06 - The Float - Hank Ballard and the Midnighters   1961  (2:56)
07 - Please Mister Scientist - The Redwoods   1962  (2:36)
08 - Two Crazy Scientists - Lee Collins & The Orbits   1963  (2:40)
09 - The Astro-Mice (No Cheese on the Moon) - Miss L L Louise Lewis   1964  (2:16)
10 - There's a UFO Up There - Travis Wammack   1966  (2:21)
11 - Spacey! Santa's Space Ship - Johnny Collins & The Caravans featuring Doreen Allen   1967  (2:06)
12 - The Man from Mars - Jack Metnick   1968  (1:59)
13 - Moon Rider - Up with People   1977  (4:59)
14 - UFO - Caution   1980  (5:31)
15 - Rapture - Blondie   1981  (5:37)
16 - Rocket Ride - The Elektrics   1981  (3:19)
17 - 2000 Light Years - Threshold   1982  (3:54)
18 - The Noah Plan - Peter Schilling   1982  (4:22)
19 - UFO - The Explosives   1982  (2:20)
20 - A Space Traveler's Manifesto - Phil 'n' the Blanks   1983  (3:23)
21 - Spacewalkin' the Dog - Toni Basil   1984  (4:17)
22 - Satellites - Rhythm Corps   1991  (4:06)
23 - Song of the Astronauts - Gary Rue   2005  (2:33)
24 - No Such Thing as Aliens - Sparks   2006  (2:54)

            They’re in chronological order by date of release, and I hope at least some of the tunes will send you out of this world!

Our cover art is adapted from the 1955 speculation, Who Pilots the Flying Saucers?, by Gordon Cove.



            Well, that’s all for now, folks!  Come back next Monday!