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I'm not sure if this song is already here, but if not it should be. Today's paper reports that Hank Medress of The Tokens passed away this week. Medress had a long and successful career as a record producer after The Tokens stopped recording.

The Tokens was a Brooklyn group (named after the subway token) who met at Lincoln High School in the Brighton Beach neighborhood. I think that Neil Sedaka was one of the original Tokens when they performed locally.

Here is one my favorite Tokens songs, and one of my favorite songs, period - The Lion Sleeps Tonight. I'm not sure which one Medress is here; I remember that the lead singer was Jay Siegel, and he is now Dr. Jay Siegel:

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Judith - Thanks for sharing that sad info about Hank Medress with us here at the Record Party. Hank will surely be missed! THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT is also one of my top favorite songs of all time and it's making its first appearance here! Thanks, thanks, thanks!
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Sing Out...

The Kinks "Lola"


Lou Reed "Walk On The Wild Side"


Village People "In The Navy"


Olivia Newton John "Physical"


k.d. lang "Miss Chatelaine"


Willie Nelson "Cowboys Are Frequently, Secretly (Fond Of Each Other)"
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Sylvester

"Do You Wanna Funk"


"You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)"


"Someone Like You"
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Time for a mid-day sampling of some of our fave mid-60s chartbusters!

American Breed "Bend Me Shape Me"


The Buckinghams "Don't You Care"


The Outsiders "Time Won't Let Me"


Young Rascals "Good Loving"


Blues Magoos "We Ain't Got Nothing Yet"


The Grass Roots "Let's Live For Today"
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Boy George, it's Dolly!

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Terrific mid-day sampling, Dewey! That was so cool seeing Jimmy Durante introduce The Grass Roots..."They don't have a manager, they have a gardener." Classic!

The British are coming! The British are coming!

Bronski Beat "Smalltown Boy"


Pet Shop Boys "Left To My Own Devices"


Erasure "Oh, L'amour"


Culture Club and Dolly Parton "Your Kisses Are Charity"
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I sure miss that swingin' cat, Bobby Darin! What would you say to a groovy triple-play from the cool one...right now!

"Dream Lover"


"Mack the Knife"


"Beyond the Sea"
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Have a great weekend, guys and dolls! See ya'll monday...

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I'm outta here too! But don't say I didn't leave you anything...

Bad Manners "My Girl Lollipop"


Bad Manners "Samson and Delilah"


Special AKA "Nelson Mandela"


Make it a great Friday night!
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Post by Mr. Arkadin »

How bout a little Todd Rundgren?

Here he is doing one of my favorites The Last Ride from the 1974 double album "Todd".



And how could you have TR without his side project Utopia here they are with One World (it's our world--yeah, yeah :wink: ). Dig Todd's interesting skeleton pants and if you look closely you will see their friends Cheap Trick also in the video.

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Post by Shonna »

Mr. Ben, how about a little "Constant Craving" by k.d. lang ?!?!? And for the fine Mr. Dewey, since you brought on the Blondie, can you throw in a little "Rapture"?!?!??! Keep the hits coming, Gentlemen!!! 8)
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Mr. Ark - your selections are invariably among the grooviest at the Record Party and yesterday's Todd Rundgren ditties were no exception! So here to keep the Todd buzz going is his big hit...

"Hello It's Me"


And Shonna, you KNOW that your very wish is our command around here!
Blondie "Rapture"
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Here's a Saturday mixdown that should keep things rolling along at the Record Party! Hope it's sunny and warm where you are!

Earth, Wind and Fire "Fantasy"


Phil Collins & Philip Bailey "Easy Lover"


Genesis "That's All"
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Post by Shonna »

Dewey, you would truly make my Satruday night if you would give me some Genesis, 'Turn it on again" and how about my all time fav.
Earth, Wind, and Fire, "Can't Hide Love" ?????????? Thank you DJ!
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