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Re: "The Lost 45s with Barry Scott" moves to Oldies 103.3!

PWerlin@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 12/15/01 5:34:40 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> elipolo@earthlink.net writes:
>> I'm 45 and a big fan of 50's Rock'n'Roll, R&B and doo-wop as well as
>> 60's/early 70's "FM underground" era psychedelic rock, and a lot of
>> other
>> stuff inbetween, so you never know.  A little schizophrenic, I
>> guess.
>> I was always one of the very small minority of Grateful Dead fans
>> who knew
>> the original versions of the 50's and early 60's tunes they covered.
> I'm early 40's and I prefer stuff from late 60's on.  I don't like
> 50's and most early 60's stuff. I was forced to dance to a lot of that
> stuff at my company's holiday party and was so excited when the band
> finally played The Violent Femmes, which got me and all the
> 20/30-somethings dancing.

It's really the black vocal group harmony and bluesy, rocking R&B that I
liked most about 50's music, not as much the mainstream pop hits. That's
why I enjoyed Little Walter, he specialized in those rootsy forms, with
just enough of the pop hits mixed in to keep the audience who wanted the

Eli Polonsky