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SHADY DEL KNIGHT, ADMINISTRATOR

SHADY DEL KNIGHT, ADMINISTRATOR
High School Yearbook Photo

"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!

Friday, September 3, 2010

Now Playing at the Shady Dell: September 1967

I can't believe how quickly 22 months have passed!
This is the last installment of my 22-part Now Playing series, the monthly update that allowed you to take a peek inside the Shady Dell jukebox and sample the most important Dell songs of the mid 1960's.

Let's check out the hottest Dell songs that were playing during September 1967, my final month as a full time Dell rat!

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

“You’re My Everything” – Temptations (August ’67)



“The Letter” – Box Tops (August ’67)



“Funky Broadway” – Wilson Pickett (August ’67)
“Reflections” – Diana Ross & the Supremes (August ’67)



“I Could Be So Happy” – Magnificent Men (July ’67)



“You Changed My Life” – Magnificent Men (July ’67)



“Gimme Little Sign” – Brenton Wood (August ’67)
“Get on Up” – Esquires (August ’67)
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OLDER FAVORITES STILL PLAYED OFTEN

“A Whiter Shade of Pale” – Procol Harum (July ’67)
“Karate Boogaloo” – Emperors (August ’67)



“Washed Ashore (On a Lonely Island in the Sea)” – Platters (July ’67)


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NEW & HITBOUND

“Soul Man” – Sam & Dave



“May I Baby” – Sam & Dave



“Baby, I’m Lonely” –Intruders



“A Love That’s Real” – Intruders



“You Keep Running Away” – Four Tops



“Expressway to Your Heart” – Soul Survivors



“Dandelion” – Rolling Stones


“How Can I Be Sure” – Young Rascals



“I Dig Rock and Roll Music” – Peter, Paul & Mary


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That wraps up my Now Playing at the Shady Dell series, a chance for all of us to witness the evolution and revolution of popular music at the Dell during the mid 60's!




And now,
ladies and gentlemen,
let's count down
my list of
The Top 10 Reasons
to Stay Tuned to
Shady Dell Music
& Memories in the
Weeks and Months Ahead.








#10 - The Geator's Greatest Grooviest Ginchiest
Gone Golden Gassers!
#9 - Rat Rations! What's Cookin' at the Shady Dell?
#8 - I love it when we're Cruisin' together!
#7 - Soul Searchin' Time! The hunt for The Greatest Soul Ballad...Ever!
#6 - I pity the fool who misses the final episodes of
The D-Team!
#5 - The Dell's Pinball Wizard: So good that he was too good for his own good!
#4 - A 5-part Halloween celebration that will be the scariest on record!
#3 - Perfect Storms, The Final Spinoff: - Time for me to name The Most Exciting Record...Ever!
#2 - Dawn of the Dell, Part 2 - Another ultra-rare vintage Dell photo has been found!

And the number one reason to stay tuned to SDM&M in the weeks and months to come:

#1 - The Unmasking of Shady Del Knight!

Have a Shady day!

2 comments:

  1. The unmasking will be on Halloween I take it. Sounds appropriate.

    Jerre

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  2. Good one, Jerre! The answer, however, is negatory. The long awaited, much anticipated Unmasking of Shady Del Knight will take place between Christmas and New Year's Eve. (That's a promise...not a threat!)

    Be there!

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