Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Sweet Sixteen (Part 2/2)


This is the second part of the playlist for my broadcast on Radio Boo today Wednesday 26 October 2016


Parents Just Don't Understand - DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE (single, 1988)
US # 12, CA # 28, UK # 87, AU # 49, NZ # 13
Lyrics: I Said ''Mom, what are you doing, you're ruining my rep. she said ''You're only sixteen, you don't have a rep yet''




Perfect 10 - THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH (LP Quench, 1998)
UK # 2, SE # 23, CH # 47, DE # 64
Lyrics: she could be sweet sixteen, bustin' out at the seams




Puttin' On The Style - LONNIE DONEGAN & HIS SKIFFLE GROUP (single, 1957)
UK # 1
Lyrics: Sweet sixteen, goes to church just to see the boys




Rock & Roll Lullaby - B.J. THOMAS (LP Billy Joe Thomas, 1972)
US # 15
Lyrics: She was just sixteen and all alone when I came to be, so we grew up together my mama-child and me




Only Sixteen - SAM COOKE (single, 1959)
US # 28, UK # 23, NO # 10, NL # 12, BE # 20
The song was succesfully covered by Craig Douglas (1959) & Dr. Hook (1975)
Lyrics




16 Candles - THE CRESTS (single, December 1958)
US # 2
Lyrics




Sweet Little Sixteen -  CHUCK BERRY (single, 1958)
US # 2
The song was the inspiration for ''Surfin' U.S.A.'' by The Beach Boys (1963)
Lyrics




Sweet Sixteen - BILLY IDOL (LP Whiplash Smile, 1986)
DE # 2, AT # 5, BE # 9, NL # 11, CH # 12, UK # 17, CA # 18, US # 20, NZ # 3
The song is based on some thoughts of the famous eccentric amateur sculptor Edward Leedskalnin.
Ρ'ιξτε μια ματιά στο περίφημο Coral Castle (Rock Gate Park) με δημιουργίες του από κοραλλιογεννή ασβεστόλιθο.
Lyrics




Take Me To The River - TALKING HEADS (LP More Songs About Buildings & Food, 1978)
US # 26
Cover version of ''Take Me To The River'' by Al Green (1974)
Lyrics:love is an ocean that I can't forget, my sweet sixteen I would never forget... All the troubles you put me through, sixteen candles there on my wall and here I am the biggest fool of them all




Teen Angel - MARK DINNING (single, 1959)
US # 1
Lyrics: just sweet sixteen and now you're gone




You're Sixteen - JOHNNY BURNETTE (single, 1960)
Ring Starr's cover version in 1974 became a major hit in US (#1) & UK (#4)
US # 8. UK # 3, NO # 6
Lyrics





HELLENIC SONGS

Εκείνη - ΦΟΙΒΟΣ ΔΕΛΗΒΟΡΙΑΣ (LP Χάλια, 1998)
Στίχοι: σηκώνεσαι κι είσαι δεκάξι, βαριέσαι στην τάξη




Κλείσε Το Φως - ΔΗΜΗΤΡΑ ΓΑΛΑΝΗ & (LP Κανονικά, 1984)
Στίχοι: Εγώ απ'τα δεκάξι μου την είχα βρει την άκρη



Μπέμπα - ΔΙΟΝΥΣΗΣ ΣΑΒΒΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ & ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΠΑΡΙΟΣ (LP Ζήτω Το Ελληνικό Τραγούδι, 1987)
Διασκευή του "Μπέμπα Μπέμπα" του Νίκου Γούναρη (Στίχοι: Γιώργου Τζαβέλλα / Μουσική: Μιχάλη Σουγιούλ)
Στίχοι: Πριν πατήσει τα δεκάξι, ήταν όλα της εντάξει




Σαν Και Μένα Καμιά - ΑΝΝΑ ΒΙΣΣΗ (LP Κάτι Συμβαίνει, 1985)
Στίχοι: Ήσουν εσύ στα 18 κι εγώ σχεδόν 16





Το Ποδήλατο - ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΑΣ & ΧΡΗΣΤΟΣ ΝΙΚΟΛΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ - ΑΡΗΣ ΔΑΒΑΡΑΚΗΣ (LP Πάμε Για Ορθοπεταλιές, 1996)
Στίχοι: έγινα δεκάξι, κι όλα ήταν εντάξει, είχα μια ζωή μπροστά



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