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Retrojoe Bio, Part 1a

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Tennessee Ernie Ford  Sixteen Tons (1955 #1)   buy on itunes
The Chamrs  Two Hearts (1955 R&B #8)  buy on itunes
Etta James  Come What May (1957 R&B)  buy on itunes
Bill Doggett  Slow Walk (Instrumental) (1957 #26)  buy on itunes
The Platters  Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (1959 #1, R&B #3)  buy on itunes
Frankie Ford  Sea Cruise (1959 #14)  buy on itunes
Barry Mann  Who Put the Bomp (1961 #7)  buy on itunes
Little Caesar & The Romans  Those Oldies But Goodies (1961 #9, R&B #28)  buy on itunes
The Earls  Remember Then (1963 #24, R&B #29)  buy on itunes
The Beach Boys  Ten Little Indians (1963 #49)  buy on itunes
The Guess Who  Shakin' All Over (1965 #22)  buy on itunes
Edwinn Starr  Agent Double O Soul (1965 #21, R&B #8)  buy on itunes
The Five Americans  Western Union (1967 #5)  buy on itunes
The Box Tops  The Letter (1967 #1, R&B #30)  buy on itunes
The Grass Roots  I'd Wait a Million Years (1969 #15)  buy on itunes
Young Holt Unlimited  Soulful Strut (1969 #3, R&B #3)  buy on itunes
Cat Stevens  Peace Train (1971 #7)  buy on itunes
Rare Earth  Born to Wander (1971 #17, R&B #48)  buy on itunes
The Staple Singers  If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) (1973 #9, R&B #1)  buy on itunes
Gunhill Road  Back When My Hair Was Short (1973 #40)  buy on itunes
Tavares  It Only Takes a Minute (1975 #10, R&B #1)  buy on itunes
Aerosmith  Sweet Emotion (1975 #36)  buy on itunes
KC & The Sunshine Band  I'm Your Boogie Man (1977 #1, R&B #3)  buy on itunes
Meri Wilson  Telephone Man (1977 #18)  buy on itunes
J.D. Souther  You're Only Lonely (1979 #7)  buy on itunes
Third World  Now That We Found Love (1979 #47, R&B #9)  buy on itunes


This mix explores the odd years from when I was first born in 1955 till 1979. Each year has a pop and an R&B tune presented. Many of these were favorites of mine while I was growing up (teen years or earlier), such as tracks 1, 5, and most of 13-20. Many of the R&B selections didn't become favorites until long after their release, since I didn't know how much I really loved R&B until sometime during the past four years.
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