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Show Notes - BYR 34: Song Sequels

Show Notes - BYR 34: Song Sequels

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

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

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

References:
- 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)

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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.

References:
- 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)

References:
- 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
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Video for “Monster Swim” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett

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

References:
- “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)

References:
- 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

References:
-
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)

References:
-
“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

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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

References:
-
“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”)

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

References:
- 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)

References:
-
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)

References:
-
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)

References:
-
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)

References:
-
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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The PlugHole
- Music by Ocean City Defender
- Buy your Beyond Yacht Rock t-shirt! (and a #jeanmeat button!)
- Buy an
“I’m Bob Seger” t-shirt!
- Rhetoric Coffee has never given Dave diarrhea

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- Yacht Rock video series
- Hosts: JD Ryznar (Twitter), “Hollywood” Steve Huey (Twitter), David Lyons (Twitter), Hunter Stair (Twitter)
-
Yacht Rock on Twitter; Yacht Rock on Facebook; Beyond Yacht Rock on iTunes; Yacht Rock website
- Archivist: Tim Malcolm (Twitter: @timothymalcolm)

Bruce Springsteen’s (Very Tenuous) Connection to Yacht Rock

Bruce Springsteen’s (Very Tenuous) Connection to Yacht Rock

I F**king Love Steely Dan And You Should Too

I F**king Love Steely Dan And You Should Too