Clyde Otis and Brook Benton

On Another Track Playlist This Week:

💔 Gotta love OAT!

🎤 Flip and Flop!
🎸 B Side - "I Gotta Dream On" - Herman's Hermits (1965)

🎶 A Side - "Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter" (1965)
* Chart-topped in the US, Canada, South Africa, and Australia but never a single in the UK. Herman's Hermits sold over 60 million records, led by Peter Noone.

🎸 Twangy Guitars: Echoes of the Past
* "Jungle Drums" - Clyde Otis (1961): Peaked at #12 in Belgium. Otis was a pioneering songwriter and producer.
* "The Majestics / Oasis, Part 1" (1962): Released on Chess Records by the Tennessee-based band.

🎤 Back to Back: Dynamic Duos
* "Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)" - Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (1960): #1 R&B hit.
* "A Rockin' Good Way" - Dinah Washington and Brook Benton (1960): Another top ten hit despite their stormy relationship.

🎸 Pop Goes The Beatles: Michelle
* Written by McCartney and Lennon, "Michelle" from Rubber Soul featured French lyrics by Jan Vaughan. Inspired by McCartney’s early guitar work and a friend's party.

🎥 Day, Month, and Year: May 8, 1967
* US #1: "The Happening" by The Supremes. What was the UK #1?.
* Events: Muhammad Ali indicted for refusing US Army induction.
* Pop culture: Popular movie "Two for the Road" and book "The Captain" by Jan de Hartog.

🎶 Rediscover Classic Tunes. OAT’s good for you!

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