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50’s & 60’s Party Songs

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Watch Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 9pm on WMHT TV.
Additional airings: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 8pm. 

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For the first time ever, the MY MUSIC series focuses on the most joyful dance hits of the early rock era starting with the Eisenhower era explosion of Bill Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis to the 1960s cultural phenomenon of Chubby Checker with “The Twist” and the youthful frat-rock sounds of The Kingsmen. 50s & 60s PARTY SONGS (MY MUSIC) is a foot-thumping, heart-beating, good-time celebration of the classic party music that has spanned generations to remain favorites through the decades. Hosted by the legendary Chubby Checker. 

Highlights of 50s & 60s PARTY SONGS (MY MUSIC) include the following all-time hits:

  • “Rock Around the Clock” – Bill Haley & His Comets
  • “Tutti Frutti” – Little Richard
  • “Great Balls of Fire’” – Jerry Lee Lewis
  • “Blueberry Hill” – Fats Domino
  • “Splish Splash” – Bobby Darrin
  • “Rockin’ Robin – Bobby Day
  • “At the Hop” – Danny & The Juniors
  • “Bristol Stomp” – The Dovells
  • “The Twist”/“Let’s Twist Again” – Chubby Checker
  • “Hanky Panky” – Tommy James & The Shondells
  • “Dancing In The Street” – Martha & The Vandellas
  • “Keep on Dancing” – The Gentrys
  • “Woolly Bully” – Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs
  • “Do You Love Me” – The Contours
  • “Louie, Louie” – The Kingsmen
  • “Get Ready” – The Temptations
  • “Mickey’s Monkey – Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
  •  “Do Wah Diddy” – Manfred Mann
  • “Hang on Sloopy” – The McCoys
  • “Mony Mony” – Tommy James & The Shondells
  • “Land of 1000 Dances” – Wilson Pickett
  • “Respect” – Aretha Franklin
  • “Build Me Up Buttercup” – The Foundations
  • “Brown Eyed Girl” – Van Morrison
  • “Aquarius”/“Let The Sunshine In” –The Fifth Dimension
  • “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye” - Steam