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Sat October 12, 2013
Doc Pomus ~ Redux
On this edition of Cyprus Avenue, we take a journey through decades of popular songs by well-known artists and with something in common: they were either written or co-written by Doc Pomus.
"Piney Brown Blues" -- Big Joe Turner
"Boogie Woogie Country Girl" -- Big Joe Turner
"Boogie Woogie Country Girl" -- Bob Dylan
"Lonely Avenue" -- Ray Charles
"(Wake Up) Miss Rip Van Winkle" -- The Tibbs Brothers
"Young Boy Blues" -- The Drifters
"A Mess of Blues" -- Elvis Presley
"(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame" -- Del Shannon
"This Magic Moment" -- The Drifters
"This Magic Moment" -- Lou Reed
"There Must Be a Better World Somewhere" -- Irma Thomas
"A Teenager in Love" -- Dion and the Belmonts
"Turn Me Loose" -- Dion
"Save the Last Dance for Me" -- Aaron Neville
"Save the Last Dance for Me" -- The Drifters