Can’t Get Used to Losing You – Andy Williams

Summer Songs - Part 1

1963

Episode date - August 7, 2013

The Time Was
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    To my ear, these songs are a lot older than they sound. For perspective, John Kennedy was president when these songs were charting! American culture was a lot more innocent then.

    Rock and roll music appeared to be on its way out, with ‘Soul’ music and girl groups filling the void. Of course, that would change significantly once the Beatles’ music reached our shores, but this is what American sounded like ‘before the invasion’.

    We’ll have more of this next week, so here is part one of a few choice hits from the summer of ’63;

    He’s So Fine – The Chiffons

    Can’t Get Used to Losing You – Andy Williams

    Hitch Hike – Marvin Gaye

    If You Wanna Be Happy – Jimmy Soul

    Pipeline – The Chantays

    On Broadway – The Drifters

    Watermelon Man – Mongo Santamaria

    It’s My Party – Lesley Gore

    Da Doo Ron Ron – The Crystals

    Hello Stranger – Barbara Lewis

    Another Saturday Night – Sam Cooke

    Prisoner of Love – James Brown

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