“‘The meaning of life is a grapefruit? Because AT40 did a Christmas countdown in 1973, its year-end countdown, on the weekend of December 29, covered the year’s Top 40 instead of the Top 80, as in 1972. Impudent young man that I was, I pulled this and a couple of comparable shaggy dog stories out for one of our copy meetings and teased Don mercilessly about them. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 2. Noch keine Übersetzung vorhanden. Is it by Stevie Wonder, the only act to have two songs on the list? “Midnight Train to Georgia”/Gladys Knight and the Pips 35. And I'll keep on keep on truckin', baby.   Lyrics.com. Keep truckin, like the do-dah man Together, more or less in line, just keep truckin on. Casey says that all four Beatles placed songs in the Top 40 at some point in 1973, but only Paul makes the Top 40 of the year. Its music sounds better than I remember. 1. "Keep on Truckin'" is a 1973 hit song recorded by Eddie Kendricks for Motown Records' Tamla label. “Clair”/Gilbert O’Sullivan 2020 | Blues | FLAC / APE | Mp3. “Killing Me Softly With His Song”/Roberta Flack The strip's drawings became iconic images of optimism during the hippie era. Why?   “Tie a Yellow Ribbon ‘Round the Ole Oak Tree”/Tony Orlando and Dawn. Casey introduces this with an odd remark: “I have a song now that was wrote by an English teacher, and her students used to put her on about the good English she learned them.” As a joke, it’s a lead balloon. The song was Kendricks' first major hit as a solo artist, coming two years after his departure from The Temptations. 14. The song was Kendricks' first major hit as a solo artist, coming two years after his departure from The Temptations. Is one of these the best record on the show? Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. 17 Dec. 2020. Takes time to pick a place to go. “Angie”/Rolling Stones Complete your Eddie Kendricks collection. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. “Delta Dawn”/Helen Reddy 27. “Why Me”/Kris Kristofferson Keep On Truckin' Songtext von Truck Stop mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com Keep on truckin' Keep on truckin' Cool country track in trucker style with lively e-guitars and a driving groove. Chicago, new york, detroit and it's all on the same street. Web. It wasn’t until the last 10 years or so when the internet was in full swing that I heard “All I Ever Need is You” and “A Cowboy’s Work is Never Done.” As for “Delta Dawn,” poor Helen really got associated strongly with 1970s MOR, and I’d wager she probably is the least played of any hit artist from the 1960s through 1980s at least. Edward James Kendrick (December 17, 1939 – October 5, 1992), best known by the stage name Eddie Kendricks, was an American singer and songwriter. I haven’t got anything to add beyond what I wrote a couple of years ago, when I called this song “an artifact of the weird 70s, when it scratched some sort of itch we couldn’t have described at the time.”. 38. Lernen Sie die Übersetzung für 'trucking keep on' in LEOs Englisch ⇔ Deutsch Wörterbuch. 2003 Preview SONG TIME People Fall Down. When I joined the staff as a writer/researcher a few years later, I would often comb the files for old stories that could be updated for an artist’s new, contemporary release on the chart. Unknown music album Keep On Truckin'. Keep on Truckin' is a one-page comic by Robert Crumb. It was published in the first issue of Zap Comix in 1968. Sean Ross’s columns at RadioInsight.com about “lost” hits—big records in their time that get little or no airplay now—are music-nerd heaven. Three hit #1: George’s “Give Me Love,” from early summer, is the only #1 song completely within the survey period that did not make the year-end chart, while Ringo’s “Photograph” was #1 for a week at the end of November and would have been hurt by the cut-off date. Casey introduces this with an odd remark: “I have a song now that was wrote by an English teacher, and her students used to put her on about the good English she learned them.” As a joke, it’s a lead balloon. 28. Test your MusicIQ here! When I wrote about the 1972 year-end countdown, I mentioned Joel Whitburn’s method of accounting in his Pop Annual series, which ranks all of the #1s ahead of all the #2s, and so on. Noted for his distinctive falsetto singing style, Kendricks co-founded the Motown singing group The Temptations, and was one of their lead singers from 1960 until 1971. Keep On Truckin' (Rising Again Version) Traditional arranged by Donovan P. Leitch. Complete your Tongue collection. 31. His was the lead voice on such famous songs as "The Way You Do The Things You Do", "Get Ready", and "Just My Imagination". Throughout the show, when songs were still on the charts at the cut-off date, he mentions that they’d rank higher if they weren’t. As I say, I have paraphrased based on a 44-year-old memory, and the object in the punchline was not a grapefruit, but it was equally inane. I told them to send up a girl.”. We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. I’m not sure I have ever admitted here that 13-year-old me bought “Playground in My Mind” (and “Clair” too), or whether I should admit it now. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Many of the songs on the show have been edited, snipping a verse here or a chorus there. I would run across these “shaggy dog” stories from the show’s earlier years with some frequency. By that method, “Killing Me Softly,” with five weeks at #1, is the top song of 1973. https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/174231/Eddie+Kendricks, Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me), Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To). Keep On Truckin' song by Phase 5 Stereo now on JioSaavn. ( Log Out /  . “Why Me,” which is here for its 38 weeks on the Hot 100 despite never making it above #16 in any given week, ranks #127. I can’t imagine that it’s a slam on Fargo’s country-star twang. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. “Half Breed”/Cher Learn how your comment data is processed. I can’t imagine that it’s a slam on Fargo’s country-star twang.). I beseech you, Why? That failed attempt at humor was from the hand of show producer/writer, Don Bustany, JB. Change ). Truckin' Odie is a song Garfield sings, telling the story of Odie and Billy Bob in Truckin' Odie. "Keep On Truckin'" reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B Singles Chart upon its release, and was Kendricks' only number-one hit. Casey ends the first and second hours of the show by suggesting that listeners phone a friend and tell ’em to tune in. “Little Willy “/The Sweet. ‘O Great Mystic Yogi, I have come all this way to bask in your wisdom. Keep On Truckin' reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B Singles Char The song was Kendricks' first major hit as a solo artist, coming two years after his departure from The Temptations. Music was composed by Ed Bogas and lyrics by Mark Evanier. "Keep on Truckin'" is a 1973 hit song recorded by Eddie Kendricks for Motown Records' Tamla label. Why am I here?”, Yogi: “Beats me. Arrows of neon and flashing marquees out on main street. 32. "Keep On Truckin'" reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B Singles Chart upon its release, and was Kendricks' only number-one hit. It also reached #18 on the UK Charts. They don't think it be like it is, but it do. Keep on Truckin' is a 1973 hit song recorded by Eddie Kendricks for Motown Records' Tamla label. (2 fans), Sheet Music  I bought my first albums in 1973, but I was still buying singles too, including these. “Me and Mrs. Jones”/Billy Paul If I felt he was overly critical of the concept of my one of my stories, I’d counter by saying, “What is life, Don?”. 13. Today, the year 1973 feels like a transitional year for Top 40 music, from the 60s hangover of the early 70s to the goofy and escapist middle part of the decade, just as 1973 itself marked a broader American transition, economically and politically. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Keep on Truckin' - Tongue on AllMusic - 1969 - Yet another rock band that emerged out of the… Black Cat Fever (2:58) 2. 17. As a solo artist, Kendricks recorded several hits of his own during the 1970s, including the number-one single "Keep On Truckin'". 15. “Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie-Woogie Flu”/Johnny Rivers Think you know music? Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Tongue - Keep On Truckin' With Tongue at Discogs. I’m surprised that a few radio stations are still playing it, considering its stereotypes—the tom-toms and “Indian chant” backing vocals— and the racial slur “squaw” in the lyrics. “Dancing in the Moonlight”/King Harvest Apart from “I Got You, Babe” and to a much lesser extent “The Beat Goes On,” their music vanished from the airwaves once they got divorced in 1974. Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web! “Loves Me Like a Rock”/Paul Simon Possibly, unless it’s something else. “Wildflower” loses all but half a verse and two choruses and runs less than two minutes.   !’ he asks increduously. Keep On Truckin’ Songtext. more », FAVORITE Download song or listen online free, only on JioSaavn. Jetzt Übersetzung hinzufügen. formerly with the Temptations.Good dance/aerobics music!!! “Wildflower”/Skylark. Best I can figure for the few plays of “Half Breed” is the continuing endurance and popularity of Cher, which definitely hasn’t transferred over to her hits with Sonny. "Keep On Truckin'" reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B Singles Chart upon its release, and was Kendricks' only number-one hit. ( Log Out /  "Keep on truckin'" was a line from a song about sex; R. Crumb plucked it out and illustrated it with some very un-sexy cartoon characters (all male) strutting on city streets; and the hippies, whom Crumb never cared for, seized upon the phrase as words to live by, suitable for the '60s equivalent of a motivational poster. Sittin' and starin' out of the hotel window. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Sean’s 100 most-lost hits of the early 70s, I wrote about the 1972 year-end countdown, Tell the Story of How Great a Love Can Be. 22. 21. 23. Troy Wilson & Matthew White - Keep On Truckin' (2020) 22-11-2020, 21:45. 19. 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