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SHADY DEL KNIGHT, ADMINISTRATOR

SHADY DEL KNIGHT, ADMINISTRATOR
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"More than a place, the Shady Dell was and will forever remain a state of mind." - Shady Del Knight

"More than a place, the Shady Dell was and will forever remain a state of mind." - Shady Del Knight
HELLO STRANGER ... IT SEEMS LIKE A MIGHTY LONG TIME!

Monday, December 1, 2008

Now Playing at the Shady Dell: December 1965

Welcome to the first of a 22-part feature that will allow you to peek inside the Dell's jukebox and tell at a glance which songs were most popular during a given month.

Let's start by flashing back to December 1965. These were the heaviest hitters in the Dell's jukebox lineup that month...

Experience the look and sound of young America!
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SONGS AT THEIR PEAK OF POPULARITY

"It’s My Life" – Animals (November ’65)
"I Got You (I Feel Good)" – James Brown (November ’65)


"Don’t Look Back" – Temptations (November ’65)
"My Baby" – Temptations (November ’65)

"Something About You" – Four Tops (November ’65)
"Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)" – Martha & The Vandellas (November ’65)


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OLDER FAVORITES STILL PLAYED OFTEN

"Jingle Bell Rock" – Bobby Helms (every Xmas ’57 thru ’66)
"Captain Santa Claus" – Bobby Helms (every Xmas ’57 thru ’66)

"Human" – Tommy Hunt (September ’61)
"Since I Lost My Baby" – Temptations (August ’65)



"Close Your Eyes" – Five Keys (March ’55)
"Everybody’s Gotta Lose Someday" – Del-Chords aka Del-Cords) (December ’64)



"I’m A Happy Man" – Jive Five (August ’65) )
"You’ve Been In Love Too Long" – Martha & The Vandellas (August ’65)



"Agent Double-O Soul" – Edwin Starr (August ’65) )
"Big City Lights" – Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs (August ’65)



"Two People In The World" – Little Anthony & The Imperials (August ’58)
"Rescue Me" – Fontella Bass (October ’65)


"My Girl" – Temptations (January ’65)
"It’s Growing" – Temptations (April ’65)



"Get Off Of My Cloud" – Rolling Stones (October ’65)
"In The Midnight Hour" – Wilson Pickett (July ’65)



"Cara-Lin" –Strangeloves (September ’65)
"Shake And Fingerpop" – Jr. Walker & The All Stars (August ’65)___________________________________________________

NEW & HITBOUND

"Day Tripper" - Beatles
"We Can Work It Out" – Beatles

"Jenny Take A Ride" – Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels
"Lies" – Knickerbockers


"Just Like Me" – Paul Revere & The Raiders
"Uptight (Everything’s Alright)" – Stevie Wonder



"Let’s Hang On" – Four Seasons
"Ebb Tide" – Righteous Brothers


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Big changes are coming to the jukebox next month and in the coming year.

Which of these records will still be hot in January 1966? Which ones will get voted off?



You have
one month
to speculate
but remember,
ladies & gentlemen,
this is only
an exhibition,
this is not
a competition;
so please --
no wagering!







Have a Shady day!

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