I’m On My Way . . .

Posted: September 28, 2016 in Hear This . . . . !

Listen here to this week’s Cruising with The Commissioner:

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Well, here’s hoping that all has been well with you in your corner of the universe this past week. It has been a busy week here, with much traveling in excellent company, with plenty of sunshine and some great moments along the way. Not surprisingly, our travels Cruising #67uncovered some musical moments too, not all of which have found their way into this week’s playlist, but there’s plenty to maximise your enjoyment quotient.

Now, there was some sad news this week, because we got the sad news of Joe Clay’s passing . . . . so we did a little tribute to him with a few songs from his catalogue, including his first release, ‘Duck Tail’ and a few others. But, before that, we started off our musical adventure this week in the company of Big Walter Price & His Thunderbirds with their 1956 recording on Peacock Records of ‘Pack Fair & Square’.

Cruising into the blue yonder . . . . big-boy-bloater
Pack Fair & Square – Big Walter Price & His Thunderbirds
Please Don’t Leave Me – Big Boy Bloater
That’s What I’m Gonna Do – Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns
Love Train – Jackie Wilson
Will Call – Joe Jones
I’m In Love – Beverley Skeete
Hallelujah I Love Her So – Jerry Lee Lewis

Girls & Guitars
When Love Comes To Town – Melanie Mason

Cruising with lovely ladies . . . . melaniemason3
Duck Tail – Joe Clay
Sixteen Chicks – Joe Clay
Get On The Right Track – Joe Clay
Shake It Loretta – Joe Clay
Don’t Start Crying Now – Slim Harpo
Lovely Ladies – Jimmy Hughes
Your Wish Is My Command – The Inspirations
I’m On My Way – Barbara Dane
I Got Tore Up – Don Julian & The Meadowlarks
Boot ‘Em Up – The Du Droppers
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Well, our quota of cruising time ran out all too soon and we just about joe-clay-duck-tailmanaged to arrive home in much the same condition that we left. As ever, we hope that along the way there were some juicy gems in our playlist to taunt and tantalise your musical taste buds. If there were, then we very much hope that they are sufficient to entice you to return again next week, when once again we’ll give you a cheery wave and make you most welcome, as we go Cruising with The Commissioner . . . . so until then, remember . . . . have fun!

Broadcast by Cruising Radio
on 28 September 2016

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