Tag: 1964

Song Of The Day: The Beach Boys, “All Summer Long”

Having a fun summer? Starting tomorrow, it’s almost over–and here’s a lovely anthem to that point in the year…

Erroll Garner In Performance, 1964

Please enjoy a half hour of delightful jazz piano from one of the masters of the genre.

Song Of The Day: The Beach Boys, “All Summer Long”

With the beginning of August  slowly creeping upon us, that only means one thing–the summer is soon to be winding down; school starts back up, life returns to “normal,” and all is right with the world!  We’ve really enjoyed this month’s theme, and we hope you did, too. What better way to conclude this look… Read More ›

Keely Smith: Keely Smith Sings The John Lennon–Paul McCartney Songbook (Real Gone Music)

Jazz vocalist Keely Smith took a creative risk in 1964 and released an album of Beatles covers. The creative risk produced a gorgeous album of jazz pop and gave the lads from Liverpool a new level of cultural credibility.

Song Of The Day: The Beach Boys, “All Summer Long”

We hope you’ve enjoyed this month’s look at the music of Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys!

Ann-Margret: Songs From The Swinger (And Other Swingin’ Songs) (él Records)

Swedish actress Ann Margret was a triple threat: a talented singer and actress who exuded natural sexuality. This compilation pairs two of her mid-sixties soundtrack albums, and are delightful listens.

3AM Eternal: Paul McCartney, “One And One Is Two” (1964)

What this rough-sounding demo lacks in audio fidelity, it makes up in charm; one of Paul’s lesser-known numbers from their given-to-others pile of songs.

Twilight Music: Delia Derbyshire & Barry Bermange, Inventions For Radio No. 1: The Dreams (1964)

And now, for something completely different….a 45 minute radio broadcast from 1964, but unlike anything you might have heard before.

3AM Eternal: The Beach Boys “Darlin'” (1967)/Sharon Marie “Thinkin’ ‘Bout You Baby” (1964)

A prime example of the Brian Wilson recycling technique.

3AM Eternal: The Beach Boys “Wendy” (1964)

Brian and the boys paying homage to the vocal groups they loved so much. Ace tune, too.