Show Notes - BYR 34: Song Sequels

Show Notes - BYR 34: Song Sequels

Intro song: “Rock ‘n’ Roll Part 2” by Gary Glitter (Amazon)

- Karate the Band (Dave’s band with his friend Casey)


Yacht Rock Bone Throw 
“One Hundred Ways” by Quincy Jones (Amazon)

- Yacht Rock web series (Koko Goldstein)
Rod Temperton is not Ted Templeman
- James Ingram is lead singer
Album “The Dude” by Quincy Jones (most Grammy nominations ever)
- Pre-
“Thriller” by Michael Jackson (also “Give Me the Night” by George Benson)
- On the album:
Patti Austin (“Baby, Come to Me,” with Ingram, Michael McDonald)
- On the track:
Steve Lukather, Greg Phillinganes (“If That’s What it Takes” by McDon)
Greg Phillinganes with Toto (album “Falling In Between” by Toto)


Song Sequels

Example song: “Rock ‘n’ Roll Part 1” by Gary Glitter (Amazon)

Sometimes - but rarely - when a song is popular, a sequel is ordered. Typically, the sequel is terrible.

- Known pedophile Gary Glitter
- “Pac Man Fever” by Buckner and Garcia
- “Ghostbusters II” was bad

10. “Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett (Amazon) / “Monster Rap” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett (Amazon)

- On the track: Leon Russell on organ
- Universal is rebooting its Monsters franchise (“The Mummy”)
- It’s a Try ‘n’ Rap
- Sounds like “Walk This Way” by Run-D.M.C.
- The “Walk This Way” gag in “Young Frankenstein”
- Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi invented the creepy monster voice; Pickett, inspired by Lenny Bruce, took on that voice
Video for “Monster Swim” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett

9. “Taxi” by Harry Chapin (Amazon) / “Sequel” by Harry Chapin (Amazon)

- “Teen Wolf Too” is the same as “Teen Wolf”
- “Cats in the Cradle” by Harry Chapin
- The Butler is the Obi Wan Kenobi of the song

8. “El Paso” by Marty Robbins (Amazon) / “Faleena (From El Paso)” by Marty Robbins (Amazon)

- Made
for a Coen Brothers movie
- The song is a “paraquel”
- Peter Jackson developing every single character
- The movie “Weekend at Bernie’s” (and “Weekend at Bernie's II”“Blues Brothers 2000”)
- The other Marty Robbins "El Paso" sequel: "El Paso City"

7. “Peggy Sue” by Buddy Holly (Amazon) / “Peggy Sue Got Married” by Buddy Holly

How “Peggy Sue” got its name
- Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter
- Buddy Holly died (seriously)
“Peggy Sue Got Married” by the Crickets
- Elvis Costello, the sequel to Buddy Holly
- The movie “Peggy Sue Got Married”

6. “Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue” by the Ramones (Amazon) / “Carbona Not Glue” by the Ramones (Amazon)

“I Don’t Wanna Go Down to the Basement” and “I Don’t Wanna Walk Around With You” by the Ramones
Album “Leave Home” by the Ramones
- Glue was previously citrus scented
- “Babysitter” and “Sheena is a Punk Rocker” by the Ramones
Vigo the Carpathian
- Carbona is based in New Jersey


50 States in 50 Podcasts: Nebraska
“Good Rockin Tonight” by Wynonie Harris (Amazon)

Other artists from Nebraska:
Bright Eyes
- The Faint
- Cursive
- Terry Lewis
- Fee Waybill of the Tubes
- Zager and Evans
- Buddy Miles (“The California Raisins”)
Doug Engel
- Tompall Glaser
- Matthew Sweet
- Randy Meisner
- Neal Hefti (“The Odd Couple”)
Drew Hancock

“Good Rockin Tonight” written by Roy Brown, covered by Elvis Presley
- Sequel to “Good Rockin Tonight”: “Bad News Baby (There’ll Be No Rockin Tonight”)


5. “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry (Amazon) / “Bye Bye Johnny” by Chuck Berry (Amazon)

- Ripoff: “Fun, Fun, Fun” by the Beach Boys; ripped off from: “Ain’t That Just Like a Woman” by Louis Jordan
- “When the Levee Breaks” by Led Zeppelin
- The real story behind “Johnny B. Goode”
- “Bye Bye Johnny” by the Rolling Stones, “Johnny Bye-Bye” by Bruce Springsteen
- The movie “Johnny Be Good”

4. “Work With Me Annie” by Hank Ballard (Amazon) / “Annie Had a Baby” by Hank Ballard (Amazon)

Red Sox fans singing “Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond
- The story behind “Annie Had a Baby”
- Ballard would write and record “The Twist” (covered by Chubby Checker)

3. “Remote Control” by the Clash (Amazon) / “Complete Control” by the Clash (Amazon)

The Anarchy Tour (The Clash, the Damned, the Sex Pistols)
- Pearl Jam … a jizz joke?
- The movie “Karate Kid Part III”

2. “Aces High” by Iron Maiden (Amazon) / “Tailgunner” by Iron Maiden (Amazon)

Album “Powerslave” by Iron Maiden
- Crimean War
- Famous Winston Churchill speech
- The story behind the name “Tailgunner”
- “Charlotte the Harlot” by Iron Maiden

1. “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash (Amazon) / “The Father of a Boy Named Sue” (NOT THE ACTUAL SEQUEL)

Album “At San Quentin” by Johnny Cash
- “A Boy Named Sue” reached No. 2, held down by “Honky Tonk Women” by the Rolling Stones
- “The Father of a Boy Named Sue” by Shel Silverstein
- The movie “Son of the Mask”

Other proposed genre songs:
“On Our Own” by Bobby Brown
- “Judy’s Turn to Cry” by Lesley Gore
- “I Don’t Need You” by Rupert Holmes


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