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May 16, 15 RE22: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
You're welcome. There's this dedicated KJR blogger, Joey Beretta, who has been
transcribing the KJR surveys from the newspaper (beginning in 1964) and posting
them to his blog. kjrfab50.blogspot.com
May 16, 15 RE21: The phantom singles! Gary Pfeifer
 
  Thanks for info Geno!  We had known that "Dirty Old Egg Sucking Dog" appeared on
Cash's "At Folsom Prison" LP, but that was two years later in 1968.  Missed this
1966 album.  Good find!  Knew Lan Roberts had been a DJ on KORL but couldn't
confirm if he was on KHJ.  Perhaps he made an in-house novelty sing along with the
Cash song.  I'll enter it as an album cut from "Everybody Loves A Nut".   Thanks
again!
May 16, 15 RE20: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
Johnny Cash's song "Dirty Old Egg Sucking Dog" is on his 1966 Columbia LP "Everybody
Loves A Nut." 

Found this in a blog about KJR: "“Dirty Old Egg-Sucking Dog” was a track from
Johnny Cash’s Everybody Loves a Nut album, appearing here on the survey just this
one week.  Lan Roberts was a KJR disc jockey; I have not been able to determine why
he was listed as a co-artist."
May 5, 15 RE19: The phantom singles! Gary Pfeifer
 
 Good going guys!!
May 5, 15 RE18: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
Oh, excellent! Way to go, Kenn. Another one bites the dust!
May 5, 15 RE17: The phantom singles! K.A. Scott
 
Hi Geno...

  Not bad theorizing, but I'm pretty sure the track is actually "Magic Baby" by The
1984 Love Machine on CBS International 101.  Just found a Facebook posting with a
KSTT chart that has the track sitting at #23:

 
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=4252648448776&set=o.210616152385627&type=1&theater

  If you go down the Facebook thread, you'll also see someone refers to the 1984
Love Machine as "a.k.a. The Loved Ones".  (I'm guessing they had to change their
name after they got wind of The Australian band?)  

  Just found the Facebook post this aft, otherwise I would have posted about this
earlier!  

  Cheers,

  - Kenn.




  
May 5, 15 RE16: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
Sorry, I got the years mixed up. Magic Box came out in 1967 and the single on In
Records #8093 may have also been from 1967. 
May 5, 15 RE15: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
The Loved Ones' "Magic Baby" (1969) might be a typo of "Magic Box." This was the
Australian group's last album, released late in 1968. The title track may have
gotten some airplay on KSTT at the beginning of 1969, which is why it appeared on
the 1969 year-end round-up. Unfortunately, there are no other KSTT surveys from
1969 in ARSA, (yet).

I listened to the title track on YouTube, and this garage rock song has many
memorable shouts of "baby" and no clearly repeated "magic box." I can easily see it
being misremembered as "Magic Baby" by the staff almost a year later. 
May 4, 15 RE14: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
Thanks guys! 

I'm sure that any other djs who may have played the B side are going to call it
"Care Free" as well! It's a great song.
May 4, 15 RE13: The phantom singles! K.A. Scott
 
Some outstanding detective work on this one, Geno!

Listening to both sides as posted on YouTube, it sounds to be like the same
instrumental backing track is used for both sides, but with a completely different
set of lyrics and vocal melodies on each side.  "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth
Is, Part 2" definitely could have (and probably should have) been called "Care
Free", as that's the repeated hook of the song ... and the phrase "Put Your Money
Where Your Mouth Is" doesn't appear once!


May 4, 15 RE13: The phantom singles! Gary Pfeifer
 
 Thanks for the great research, Geno!  Added "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is,
Part 2" to the data base, changed the title on the related chart and added a
notation that the survey shows the title as "Care Free".
May 4, 15 RE12: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
I continued researching this and I saw this Jodi Gales 45 for sale on eBay. The
seller included both sides in the pictures section. Both sides are titled, "Put
Your Money Where Your Mouth Is." The only distinguishing bit is the Part 1 and Part
2. 

However, the B Side is not a continuation of the song on the A side as is typical
of other Part 1 and 2s we see. I listened to side A that someone else posted on
YouTube and then listened to Part 2 again. The lyrics and music are totally
different on Part 2. All those lyrics are about being Care Free, but the record
maker didn't give "Care Free" as a title as it should have done. 

If it were me, I'd add it to the catalog titled "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth
Is, Part 2, (Care Free)". I hope this clarifies matters.
May 4, 15 RE11: The phantom singles! Gary Pfeifer
 
 Good information there, Geno.  Thanks!  Just to clarify, are you saying there
actually is a Jodi Gales song entitled "Care Free", or is the real title either
Part 1 or 2 of "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is"?  All references to Savern 109
I can find show it containing Part 1 and 2 of Put Your Money...
May 4, 15 RE10: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
I just listened to a Jodi Gales song "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is [Part 2]"
posted by bbgezz on YouTube and the lyrics were all about being free, Care Free.
There's no other information except the picture of the 45 -- Savern label #109,
(but showing Part 1).

The song "Care Free" exists, just hidden from view as the flip side and part 2 of
another song.


May 3, 15 RE2: The phantom singles! Gary Pfeifer
 
  Thank you very much, Cary!  Good work!
May 3, 15 RE: The phantom singles! CARY LINIGER
 
Georgie/All I Do Is Dream Of You by Adrienne Evans is on Dot 16178.
May 1, 15 RE9: The phantom singles! K.A. Scott
 
Yes, I'd say that for our problem entries, the title is *usually* at least
semi-accurate -- it's more often an inaccurate artist credit that's going to be the
issue.  

In any event, sometimes it's the most out-of-the-box thinking that will solve the
puzzle.  I'm not entirely convinced that your Dusty Springfield solution is the
correct one, but it's not entirely unreasonable either.  (And I never came up with
it, and I've been staring at the entry for months!)  So if you've got any other
theories about this or any of the other phantom singles?  Post 'em here!  Who knows
where some out-of-the-box thinking will lead?

Cheers,

- Kenn.
May 1, 15 RE8: The phantom singles! Geno Rice
 
Ok, I agree that one was a stretch. 

In all of your much greater experience, is is usually the song title, the artist
name or that label name that is most likely to be erroneous?

I usually think that these listings are largely title driven.
May 1, 15 RE7: The phantom singles! K.A. Scott
 
That's a possibility, Geno.  The timing's a little strange, though, as "Baby Don't
You Know" was at that point a 5 month old B-side, and Philips had already issued
Dusty's next single "Some Of Your Lovin'".  

It also still could be a mistitled AND miscatalogued Esther Phillips single (she
was, after all, on Atlantic) or even, somehow, a listing for "Midnight Hour" that
got totally bollixed up. 

What I'd really like to see is a chart from KBAT for the weeks immediately before
and after this chart from 11/01/1965...THAT might clear this up definitively!


Cheers,

- Kenn.
Apr 30, 15 RE4: The phantom singles! Gary Pfeifer
 
 Thanks for the great detective work, Geno!