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Playlist: Listen, my friends! ~ July 2015

July 1, 2015

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In the words of Moby Grape… listen, my friends! Yes, it’s the (hopefully) monthly playlist presented by George’s Journal just for you good people.

There may be one or two classics to be found here dotted in among different tunes you’re unfamiliar with or have never heard before – or, of course, you may’ve heard them all before. All the same, why not sit back, listen away and enjoy…

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CLICK on the song titles to hear them

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Nat King Cole and Stubby Kaye ~
The Ballad Of Cat Ballou/ They Can’t Make Her Cry (1965)¹

Dusty Springfield ~ (They Long To Be) Close To You (1967)

Richard Attenborough and Rex Harrison ~ I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It (1967)²

Creedence Clearwater Revival ~ Run Through The Jungle (1970)

The Free Design ~ Can You Tell Me How To Get To Sesame Street? (1970)

John Kongos ~ He’s Gonna Step On You Again (1971)³

Can ~ Vitamin C (1972)

Uriah Heep ~ Circle Of Hands (1972)

Maureen McGovern ~ We May Never Love Like This Again (1974)4

Paul Nicholas ~ Just Good Friends (1983)5

Sylvester Levay ~ Theme from Airwolf (1984)

Fairground Attraction ~ Find My Love (1988)

Transvision Vamp ~ Baby I Don’t Care (1989)

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¹ As featured – and sung by its performers – in the Jane Fonda/ Lee Marvin comedy Western Cat Ballou (1965)

² From the soundtrack of the notorious Hollywood musical box-office bomb Doctor Dolittle (1967)

³ The original version of the tune that The Happy Mondays, in the late ’80s/ early ’90s Acid House era, covered and made their own as the re-titled Step On (1990)

4 The chart hit that served as the romantic theme for ’70s disaster movie deluxe The Towering Inferno (1974)

5 A synth-tastic full version of the theme tune to the popular BBC sitcom of the same name (1983-86)

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