I gotta go now . . . . .

Posted: December 29, 2015 in Hear This . . . . !

Listen here to this week’s show:

Well, after pouring over what Santa left us, we found ourselves well fed and ‘watered’Cruising #2021 after the Xmas festivities and just waiting to see what the new year might bring. There will be many who will be happy to put events of 2015 behind them, but we have some fond memories of good company and fine music.

So, we arrived in good spirits for 2015’s last Cruising with The Commissioner and the Cruise Mobile was rolling along nicely as we remembered Steve Wright of The Easybeats and their hit ‘Friday On My Mind’ (which it was, as we anticipate the start of 2016) . . . and then, with barely a pause, along came The Spiders and their 1954 Imperial release ’21’. . . .

Cruising for the countryside . . . .Easybeats
Friday On My Mind – The Easybeats
21 – The Spiders
Witchcraft – Hi Fi & The Roadburners
I Like It Like That – The Five Royales
Alcohol – Paul ‘Hucklebuck’ Williams & His Orchestra
You Got Me Dizzy – Billy Fury
Sweet & Lovely – Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers
What Would I Do – The Superiors
I Really Love You – The Tomangoes
I’m Not Strong Enough – The Four PerfectionsJoan Jet
I Gotta Go Now (Up On the Floor) – Rex Garvin & The Mighty Cavers
Have You Ever Seen The Rain – Joan Jett
Run Joe – Stranger Cole & The Baba Brooks Band

Cruising with the crew . . . . .
Giving Yourself Away – Vinegar Joe
Ain’t Superstitious – Jeff Beck Group
Warming Up The Band – Heads, Hands & Feet
Mr Moonlight – Dr Feelgood & The Interns
Yeah Man – Sam Cooke
Apron Strings – Billy ‘The Kid’ Emersonheads-hands-and-feet-warming-up-the-band-island
Right String Baby, But The Wrong Yo-Yo – Carl Perkins
Who Do You Love – Jo Ann & Troy
Better Watch Out – Gwen Owens
Seven Day Lover – James Fountain
Nature Boy – The Shields
Oh Baby (We’ve Got A Good Thing Goin’) – Barbara Lynn
Tremble – Malcolm Dodds & The Tune Drops
Don’t Throw Your Love Away – Len Barry
Wild Country Wine – Roy Young

Well, our Girls & Guitars spot this week featured Joan Jett, who was a founding member of girl group The Runaways. She went on to pursue a solo career and we chose a track from her 1990 album ‘The Hit List’ and her cover of the Credence Clearwater Revival hit ‘Have Your Ever Seen The Rain’.

Roy Young brought us to a rocking close on this week’s Cruising and the last show of 2015. So, as Mr Merlot and The Cruisettes skipped off to the after show party, we quickly tidied up, so we could join them. But, we very much hope that you enjoyed our Cruising through 2015 and that you’ll be back for more in 2016. We’ll back then to call by for you in the Cruise Mobile, same time, same place, with a seat saved especially for you. So, until the next time we go Cruising with The Commissioner . . . have fun!

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