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Thursday, April 09, 2015

MA-32 - What Pop Music Says About FLYING SAUCERS


Another heavenly assortment of songs ...



1 -  Introduction     Reverend OW “Bud” Spriggs
2 -     Rocket to the Moon      Moon Mullican       1953
3 -     Rocket to the Moon      Bob Roubian with the Cliffie Stone Orchestra    1957
4 - Satellite The Rocks   1957
5 - Trip to the Moon   Wesley Reynold   1957
6 - Rock It to the Moon Frankie Dash 1958
7 - Satellite Rock     Jimmy Copeland and The J-Teens 1958
8 - The Martian Band The Wild Tones 1958
9 - Blast Off Alden Holloway 1959
10 - The Satellite Song Charlie Mackinnon with The Downeasters 1959
11 - Monkey Business Eddie Hill 1959
12 - Rocket to the Moon John Wesley Caves 1964
13 - Moon Rocket Art Pettibone 1965
14 - Gemini 4 The What Four 1965
15 - The Eggplant That Ate Chicago Dr West's Medicine Show and Junk Band 1967
16 - Space Walker The Time Zone 1967
17 - Moontown Lucia Pamela 1969
18 - The Smallest Astronaut The Royal Guardsmen    1969
19 - Sound Quazar One World Family 1976
20 - Martian Girl Krabbers 1985
21 - Satellite The Hooters 1987
22 - The Galaxy Song    Monty Python 1989
23 - Phone Call from the Moon Adrian Belew 1990
24 - Linda Goes to Mars John Prine 1990
25 - My Flying Saucer Billy Bragg and Wilco 1999
26 - I Want to Go to Mars The Birdwatchers 2004
27 - I'm Your Moon Jonathon Coulton 2005
28 - Come Take a Trip in My Airship Natalie Merchant 2005
29 - Outerspace Chick Texabilly Rockets 2008
30 - Signals from Saturn The Pendletones 2008
31 - Conclusion Reverend OW “Bud” Spriggs



The cover image and the Into and Outro are from an album by the Reverend "Bud" Spriggs. A little about him, including the contents of the LP, here.




So I say unto thee, here it is.






 

3 comments:

Frederick said...

I would also suggest "Calling Interplanetary Spacemen" by the Carpenters, which came out about the time of "CE3K."

Frederick said...

Mark,
I know your compilation is finished, so not meaning to say you should change it, or course. Here is a link to the song I mentioned, I remembered the title wrong, though...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teBV0EoJJY8

Mark Alfred said...

Frederick, thanks for the thoughtful and helpful note!

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