Star Time #62: Real Humdinger



Don't ask me about the mixtape cover. I image-searched for the phrase "humdinger" and I got a Dutch Boy Paint ad from the '60s featuring somebody called "The Lead Family." If I make too much of a stink about them I'm afraid they'll do something to our water supply. Today's episode meets all the standards for an exemplary Star Time show, notably featuring a recipe for fried marbles if you've been looking for one. Just don't blow up the house. And don't tell The Lead Family.


ArtistSongYearLabel
Set 1
The ShirellesTonight's the Night1960Scepter
The SheiksWhy Should I Dance1961Legrand
The Fabulous GardeniasWhat's the Matter With Me1961Liz
Wee Willie DensonFried Marbles1962May
The CrystalsHe's a Rebel1962Philles
The RibbonsAin't Gonna Kiss Ya1963Marsh
J.J. BarnesReal Humdinger1966Ric-Tic
Robert ParkerHappy Feet1966Nola
Alvin RobinsonWhatever You Had You Ain't Got It No More1966Joe Jones
Set 2
Joe HaywoodPlay a Cornbread Song for Me and My Baby1967Deesu
Lenis GuessJust Ask Me1966Legrand
Nancy WilcoxComing On Strong1967RCA Victor
Taurus & LeoI Ain't Playing Baby1967Velvet Sound
Toni LamarrJust in the Nick of Time1967Buddah
Arthur PrysockA House by the Side of the Road1966Old Town
Bobby RushGotta Have Money1968ABC
June ConquestTake Care1967Windy C
The EscortsS.O.S. (Heart in Distress)1967SOULO
The DelfonicsReady or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide from Love)1969Philly Groove
Set 3
David Morris, Jr.(Everything Is) Hunky Funky1968Philips
Young HeartsGet Yourself Together1968Minit
Mary WellsThe Doctor1968Jubilee
Bobby Taylor & the VancouversMalinda1968Gordy
Smokey Robinson & the MiraclesIf You Can Want1968Tamla
Jeanette WilliamsStuff1969Back Beat
Johnnie TaylorTake Care of Your Homework1969Stax
PaintboxGet Ready for Love1970Young Blood
Bettye SwannAngel of the Morning1969Capitol
Set 4/Outro
TNT BandThe Meditation1969Cotique
Eddie KendricksI'm on the Sideline1972Tamla
African Music MachineTropical1972Soul Power
Alex BrownBaby You're Right1970Sundi
Jan BradleyTricks of the Trade1971Doylen
Rasputin's StashYour Love is Certified1971Cotillion
Little SonnyYou Can Be Replaced1972Enterprise
Edwin Hawkins SingersOh Happy Day1968Pavilion
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