Friday, May 18, 2018
In the Mood For Some Cruising Music, 1969: "Proud Mary"
I recorded this on my cassette recorder and plan to pop it into my '85 Firebird tape deck and do some cruising if I can afford the gas which reached $3.20 around here today. Dadgum Big Oil GRBs!!
Bob Stroud does a show featuring ten songs from a year or of a particular subject on his show on Chicago's WDRV, 97.1 FM and streaming at www.wdrv.com. It plays M-F at 10 a.m. and 10 p.m..
On May 17, he went to the year 1969, a particularly good one for me as I graduated from Palatine High School and had my freshman year at Northern Illinois University.
THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN-- Band
QUESTIONS 67 & 68-- Chicago
PINBALL WIZARD-- Who
MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY-- Spiral Staircase
COUNTRY HONK-- Rolling Stones
EVERYBODY'S TALKIN'-- Harry Nilsson
HELPLESSLY HOPING-- Crosby, Stills & Nash
PROUD MARY-- Creedence Clearwater Revival
EASY TO BE HARD-- Three Dog Night
MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER-- Beatles
Name That Tune (from the above songs): "Virgil Kane Is My Name And I Served On The Danville Train." Answer below. --RoadDog
"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"