Playlist: Where I Was In… 1959?

So it should be tilted: What I listen to from 1959 or which ever year I’m blogging about and you can too, if you want to press play? So bring these yearly playlists back! Starting where I kind-of left off about mid-year because I got sick and tried of making playlists but I’ll make a few more now, OK? I’m going to try and do the 50’s or most of it, well I could see if I can back even more?

Since the last time I blogged up one of these type of posts, I’ve edited and updated all the year playlists from 1960 to 2005 too! So the score line as of right now are: 25 songs: 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 30 songs: 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 40 songs: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 55 songs: 1984, 1985, 1986. 70 songs: 1987, 1988, 1989, 100 songs: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999. 40 songs: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005. I guess no one is going to listen to all those? Only if you need a real shit lot of music to listen too? Mainly for myself but like to hear from you if you enjoyed this or any of those other ones, OK?

For today’s playlist of 1959, I’ve got (Edit 13/11/19) 45 tracks, which are…

  • Bo Diddley – Crackin’ Up
  • The Fabulous Wailers – Tall Cool One
  • John Lee Hooker – Crawlin’ Kingsnake
  • Chaino & His African Percussion Safari – Torture Of The Mau-Mau
  • The Native Steel Drum Band – Fire Down Below
  • The Mystics – Hushabye
  • Nina Simone – You Can Have Him
  • The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Take Five
  • The Louvin Brothers – Satan Is Real
  • Bo Diddley – Say Man
  • Ray Charles – What’d I Say
  • The Coasters – Poison Ivy
  • The Isley Brothers – Shout
  • Abby Lincoln – Lost In The Stars
  • Serge Gainsbourg – Mambo Miam Miam
  • Memphis Slim – Messin’ Around
  • John Coltrane – Mr. P.C.
  • Esquerita – Believe Me When I Say Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay
  • Bo Diddley – You Don’t Love Me (You Don’t Care)
  • Marty Robbins – El Paso
  • John Fahey – The Transcendental Waterfall
  • Howlin’ Wolf – I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)
  • Phil Phillips – Sea Of Love
  • Miles Davis – So What
  • Bobby Darin ‎– Mack The Knife
  • Julie London – Makin’ Whoopee
  • B.B. King – Sweet Thing
  • Nina Simone – Black Is The Color Of My True Loves Hair
  • Bo Diddley – Say Man, Back Again
  • Sarah Vaughan – That Old Black Magic
  • Ornette Coleman – Lonely Woman
  • Toni Fisher – The Big Hurt
  • Dave Van Ronk – In The Pines
  • Odetta – Motherless Children
  • Chuck Berry – Back In The U.S.A.
  • Barrett Strong – Money (That’s What I Want)
  • The Cats aka Tommy Flanagan & John Coltrane – How Long Has This Been Going On?
  • Charles Mingus – Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
  • George Jones – White Lightning
  • Lefty Frizzell – Long Black Veil
  • Eartha Kitt – I’d Rather Be Burned As A Witch
  • Ray Charles – Come Rain Or Come Shine
  • Snooks Eaglin – Possum Up A Simmon Tree
  • The Clovers – Love Potion No. 9
  • Ella Fitzgerald – Nice Work If You Can Get It
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What’s your fave 1959 song/s? Did I miss it?

Cheers 🙂

4 Comments

  1. Nice to see “El Paso” and “What’d I Say” on your list, but you omitted my top two favorites from 1959: Bobby Darin’s “Mack the Knife” (yes, a big mainstream hit, and the #1 song of that year) and the Platters’ “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”

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    1. Well, maybe I’ve got the wrong year but it’s too late because I’ve put Bobby’s Mark in 58 which hopefully I’ll post up in the next days or at least by next week sometime? I’ve got The Platters in after that too but with a different song!
      Cheers for joining in on the fun 🙂

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