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Rock Classics: that almost never get played anymore: Part Two

musicbadgeYes…these are songs that you almost never hear of anymore…rock classics forgotten by even classic rock stations…you might remember some of them, you might remember the song but can’t remember who did it…some of these songs you wouldn’t even recognize by the artist or the song but when you hear it you’ll go

‘ Oh, yeh, I remember that one ‘…

this list will be updated as Blip makes these songs available…some of the songs I’d like to add are not presently available…

as always, Blip is fickle…these songs were available at the time we Blipped them…but that does not mean they will continue to be available.

Rock Classics: that almost never get played anymore

Steel River – Ten Pound Note

The Casuals – Jesamine

The Knight Brothers – That’ll Get It

Painter – West Coast Woman

The Del-Vetts – Last Time Around

Charity Brown – You Beat Me To The Punch – was an actress and the lead singer for Rain

Cymarron – Rings

The Ikettes — Peaches ‘N’ Cream

Power of Beckett – Lost Soul in Disillusion

Hurricane Smith – Oh Babe, What Would You Say?

Tiny Tim – Tip-Toe Thru’ The Tulips

Bloodrock – DOA – a little freaky for 1971 but someone really should re-make it now

Cat Mother and the All Night Newsboys – Good Old Rock ‘N Roll

Redbone – Come and get your love

Squires – Going All The Way

Sami Jo – Tell Me A Lie

Smyle – Glory Glory

Rose Garden – Next Plane to London

King Crimson – 21st Century Schizoid Man

Ashton, Gardner & Dyke – Ressurection Shuffle

Thee Prophets – Playgirl

Bob Lind – Elusive Butterfly

Jon & Robin In Crowd – Do It Again a Little Bit Slower

Jay & The Techniques – Apples Peaches Pumpkin Pie

DeFranco Family – Heartbeat, It’s A Lovebeat

The Beau Brummels – Laugh, Laugh

Wishbone Ash – Blowin’ Free

Vanilla Fudge – You Keep Me Hanging On – Mostly considered just a cover band, the Beatles were actually fond of their covers and Led Zeppelin had opened for the band in 1969

Soul Survivors – Expressway to Your Heart

Les Emmerson – Cry Your Eyes Out – Les was the lead singer for the The Staccatos and The Five man Electrical Band and had a hit solo career as well

The Fifth Estate – Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead

Glass Prism – The Raven – This song was  a tribute to Edgar Allen Poe

Hedgehoppers Anonymous- Good News Week

Spirit – I Got A Line On You

Yes – Roundabout

Sailcat – Motorcycle Mama – a very rare song

The Forum – The River is Wide – from 67′ a rare classic…and another song taken by others who made it a hit

The Intruders – Cowboys to Girls

1910 Fruitgum Company – Indian Giver

The Cuff Links – Tracy

Carol Douglas – Doctor’s Orders

Johnny Nash – Hold Me Tight

Frank Mills – Love me love me love

The Silkie – You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away – The Beatles accompanied the Silkie in their cover of their song

Ringo Starr – Photograph

The Halos – Nag

Hotlegs – Neanderthal man…members of The Mindbenders and 10cc were in Hotlegs

Brass Construction – Movin’

Meri Wilson – Telephone Man

Tom Clay (with Jackie DeShannon and The Blackberries) – What The World Needs Now Is Love

Betty Wright – Clean Up Woman

Grand Funk – We’re An American Band

Kinks – Waterloo Sunset

Arlo Guthrie – Alice’s Restaurant Massacree

Los Bravos – Black is Black

Rufus featuring Chaka Khan – Tell Me Something Good

LaBelle – Lady Marmalade – you’ve heard of Lady Madonna…here’s her Sister Lady Marmalade

The Monkees – Shades of Gray – one of their better songs and, at one time, one of the most difficult to find – unfortunately the Blip is just a sample

Edgar Winter Group – Frankenstein – t’s Alive! It’s ALIVE!…we’ve done it, Igor! We’ve created LIFE!”

Corey Hart – Sunglasses At Night

There are 60 songs on this play-list.

You might want to check out our one-hit wonder collection lists:

One-Hit Wonders: Popular and Rare

One-Hit Wonders of the 60’s: Popular and Rare

Top Twenty One-Hit Wonders in the UK: 1960-1999

Top Ten One-Hit Wonders of the 90’s

Top Ten One-Hit Wonders of the 80’s

Top Ten One-Hit Wonders of the 70’s

Top Ten One-Hit Wonders of the 60’s

also our number-one hit collections:

Number One Hits in the UK: 1960s

Number One Hits in the UK: 1970s

Number One Hits in the UK: 1980s

Number One Hits in the UK: 1990s

also our hit collections:

Canadian Rock Classics

100 Greatest Rock Classics: 1960-1999

Rock Classics: Remembering the Classics…songs that never made our other lists

Rock Classics: Remembering the Classics…songs that never made our other lists : Part Two

Rock Classics: that almost never get played anymore

Rock Classics: that almost never get played anymore: Part Three

Weird and Wacky Rock Classics: sometimes NSFW

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