Continuing the countdown of music I enjoyed in my youth but that you rarely hear on the radio, here are the next 10 songs:
39. Buzz Buzz Buzz-Hollywood Flames (1957). L.A. group featured Bobby (Rockin' Robin) Day and Earl (Harlem Shuffle) Nelson.
38. Itchy Twitchy Feeling-Bobby Hendricks (1958). Infectious, great sax.
37. Mary Lou-Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks (1959). Country rock with a bite.
36. Betty Lou Got a New Pair of Shoes-Bobby Freeman (1958). Potent r&b rock.
35. Foot Stomping- Part 1-Flares (1961). Easy to dance to.
34. High Sign-Diamonds (1958). Great, deeeeeep bass.
33. The Gypsy Cried-Lou Christie (1963). His first hit, co-written with a psychic.
32. Pipeline-Chantays (1963). Surf's up. Bitchin'!
31. Mama Didn't Lie-Jan Bradley (1963). Melodic soul collaboration with Curtis Mayfield.