Today we picked Hits of the 50s. The song's lyrics are in bold.
1. Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
“Put your glad rags on and join me hon', We'll have some fun when the clock strikes one. We're gonna rock around the clock tonight, We're gonna rock, rock, rock till broad daylight.”
What artist was the last live concert you went to see?
2. Tutti-Frutti - Little Richard
“Got a girl named Sue. She knows just what to do. She rocks to the East, she rocks to the West, But she’s the girl that I know best!”
If you had to live on the East Coast or the West Coast, which would you chose?
3. Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
“I'm gonna take my problem to the United Nations, Well I called my congressman and he said Quote: "I'd like to help you son but you're too young to vote"”
Have you decided who to elect for the Senate in your local elections?
4. Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
“I chew my nails and then I twiddle my thumbs, I'm real nervous, but it sure is fun, C´mon baby, you're drivin' my crazy”
When was the last time you chewed your nails and twiddled your thumbs?
5. Earth Angel – Penguins
“I fell for you and I knew, The vision of your loveliness, I hope and pray
I'll be the vision of your happiness”
Did you fall in love quickly with your significant other?
6. Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
“Hey diddle diddle, I am playin' my fiddle,ain't got nothin' to lose
Roll Over Beethoven and tell Tschaikowsky the news”
What is your favorite classical music selection?
7. Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
“I found my thrill on Blueberry Hill”
Where did you find YOUR thrill?
8. The Great Pretender – Platters
“Oh yes, I'm the great pretender, Pretending I'm doing well, My need is such
I pretend too much, I'm lonely but no one can tell”
Do you pretend that everything is fine when on the phone with your family /friends so not to reveal your true situation if it is not so rosy?
9. Charlie Brown – Coasters
“Charlie Brown, Charlie Brown
He's a clown, that Charlie Brown”
Who is your favorite PEANUTS character and why?
10. Poison Ivy – Coasters
“Measles make you bumpy and mumps’ll make you lumpy, And chicken pox’ll make you jump and twitch, A common cold’ll cool you but whooping cough’ll fool you, But poison ivy’s gonna make you itch”
Do you have any allergies? If not, did you get a Flu shot this year?
11. Love Potion No. 9 – Clovers
“ She bent down and turned around and gave me a wink
She said "I'm gonna make it up right here in the sink"
It smelled like turpentine, it looked like Indian ink
I held my nose, I closed my eyes, I took a drink”
What is the worst thing you ever drank?
12. Get A Job – Silhouettes
“After breakfast, everyday, she throws the want ads right my way, And never fails to say, Get a job Sha na na na, sha na na na na”
Have you ever been unemployed? If so, how did you find a job?
13. Sixteen Candles – Crests
“You're only sixteen (sixteen) But you're my teenage queen (you're my queen)
You're the prettiest, loveliest girl I've ever seen”
How did you celebrate your 16th birthday?
Artist next week: A Halloween Treat:
Alice Cooper & Marilyn Manson!
Alice Cooper & Marilyn Manson!
Make YOUR artist requests in comments!
Coming soon: Billy Joel