Nothing “Fab” About It!

“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.”
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A few weeks ago, I played songs that were part of my 1964 personal soundtrack. It came as no surprise to anyone who knows me that a lot (most) of them were songs by British artists.
Today I’m playing more songs from that year but you won’t find the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Kinks or Dave Clark Five on this list. Shocking though it may be, there were songs by other artists!
Yes, there are a couple from British Invasion groups but I didn’t want anyone thinking I don’t remember a lot of other great songs from a very magical year.
By the way, if the last song in the medley doesn’t get you moving, check your pulse. You may have expired.

Play button is on the left … Volume slider is on the right

A Different 1964 Medley

Drifters – Mary Wells – Dixie Cups
Jay & The Americans – Bobby Vinton – Searchers
Louis Armstrong – Ronny & The Daytonas
Honeycombs – Trashmen

Comments (10)

  1. Patty ONeill

    Wonderful memories this morning from these songs this morning Ray.
    Have a nice day and as always thank you.

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    1. Ray (Post author)

      Thank you for listening, Patty. Have a great day!❤

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  2. Sharon Crossman

    Ray, it was a pleasure to hear songs I enjoyed listening to in my pursuit of a variety of tunes.
    Forgive my ignorance, have you posted popular Classical songs like The Flight Of The Bumblebee? You may have done so when I wasn’t looking 😳. Or any other excuse I can think of.

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    1. Ray (Post author)

      Thanks for listening, Sharon.
      No, I have never posted Flight Of The Bumblebee (or any other Classical music). I have nothing against that genre (in fact, I actually enjoy a lot of it) but while I have at times played Country, Blues, and Folk music, I primarily stick to the Oldies because that is the music that beats inside my rock and roll heart. 🙂

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      1. Sharon Crossman

        I LOVE your Rock and Roll Heart, Ray 🤩

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        1. Ray (Post author)

          Thank you. I’m fond of it, too. 🙂

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  3. Wendyl

    Well, it may not have been “Fab” but it was another Fabulous medley. Whenever I feel a little jealous about not growing up in the 60s, I remind myself that, as far as music goes, I didn’t miss out on much because I grew up on it too! I love it all! <3

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    1. Ray (Post author)

      Wendyl, YOU have a rock and roll heart, too! ❤

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  4. Penny

    Under the boardwalk, down by the sea on a blanket with my baby is where I’ll be cuz nothing you can make me untrue to my guy. And we’re going to the chapel and we’re gonna get married, what more can I say, every time you walk in the room it is a dream come true. Hello Dolly, it’s so nice to have you back where you belong. Dead man’s curve is no place to play, gonna save all my money and I’ll be ready to go in that GTO. I have the right to hold you, I loved you from the very start and everyone knows A-well-a bird, surfing bird, brrrrrrrrpagh!

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    1. Ray (Post author)

      Thank you, Penny. You always manage to put a smile on my face. 🙂 ❤

      Reply

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