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     This week's 70's DISCO MIX will peak your interests ... get you off that couch & start dancing.  These songs & artists with their amazing vocals and productions still rock the boat baby!!! after all these years. 

      If DJ Arty Simon's mix #2 doesn't get you up on your feet & dancing then nothing will.

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 Trammps - Where Were You 
( When the Lights Went Out )
 Wilton Place Street Band - Disco Lucy
 O' JAYS - I Love Music
 Teddy Pendergrass - Get Down, 
Get Funky,
Get Loose
Arty Simon Disco Mix 24 Great Songs
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    Here's Lou's Disco Mix Pick by DJ Arty Simon.   Check it out.

It will bring you back to a time when all you had to do to improve your attitude & state of mind was get out ... get your body moving ... and START DANCING!!

     Hope you like it.  Give it a vote and let us know if you want to hear more DISCO !!! 


 June 13, 2021
 Lou's New Disco Pick ~ 
 The Artie Simon Mix
 Tavares - Heaven Must Be Missing
Missing an Angel
Miss Diana Ross - The Boss
The Ritchie Family- Brazil
 Bee Gees- You Should Be Dancing
The Arty Simon Mix
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    Here's our Double Doo Wop selection for ISHBAH this week. These two great groups set the pace for all the music that followed.

    We "Sincerely" believe that these songs are on the right track to Make You Sing Again.

    Sing some Doo Wop baby when you get the Blues. 

 June 6, 2021
 Double Doo Wop
 The Moonglows
 The Flamingos 
Lou's Double Doo WopTheMoonglows&TheFlamingos
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    Here Comes Summer!  

Catch the wave. Summer 2021 is on its way ... believe you me.

     Here's a song-video we think will get you in the mood to kick up some sand. 

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for Lou's Music Video
'Here Comes Summer' page

    Here's something different for you on this Play Back Sunday.  It's an adaptation of an ancient American Indian (peyote) chant which we believe was the first such Native American chant to be played on American pop radio.

    This extended version is well worth the time spent listening to. The inner feeling of peace that this chant evokes is worth contemplating.

 Playback Sunday
 May 23, 2021
" Witchi Tia To "
~ Jim Pepper ~
Witchi Tia To Jim Pepper
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    This is the country band that got Lou into country music in the first place. From the hills of Tennessee to the steel mills of Pittsburgh ...  Abby Neil and the Ranch Girls.

    Lou's path led him to the stage of The Grand Ole Opry  where he sang our second tune in his new Podcast.  Listen to it all here on ISBAH.  It's ten minutes well spent.

Queen of the Purple SageLou Christie
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 Lou Christie's new Podcast 
 May 16, 2021
 ~ Lou Christie &
Abby Neil and the 
 Ranch Girls ~
Keep Scrolling Down for the TOP TEN songs You Voted On from Lou's
100 Song Picks here on ISHBAH!
Happy Mothers Day !

  Mothers Day might be the Perfect Day to take another spin on Lou's
Amazing Album ...Paint America Love

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   This Grammy award winning country quintet is a bluegrass band with a solid foundation in rock music and deep delta soul vocals.

   Every member of this lineup is a virtuoso instrumentalist. 

   Lou's picked 3 songs of theirs to introduce you to this band of extremely talented Nashville songsmiths and pickers.

    Hope you enjoy this excursion into bluegrass heaven. 

 Lou's THREE Picks!
May 2, 2021
 ~ Chris Stapleton & The Steeldrivers ~ 
The Steeldrivers
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   This artist played a Mandolin at The Grand Ole Opry at the tender age of 6 with the "Father of Bluegrass".  His musical career has gone nowhere but straight up from there ...what with his 15 Grammy Awards.

      Our entry this week has him singing with a legendary female country group.

      This is pure Country Gold in our Book. 

New Pick-from Lou
 " Walk Softly on
  This Heart of Mine "
 ~ Ricky Skaggs & The Chicks ~ 
Walk Softly on This Heart of MineRicky Skaggs & The Chicks
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   Here's a young group of very talented musicians & singers based around the Robinson siblings from Callahan, Florida. 

   These cats can "pick more notes than the number of ants on a Tennessee anthill" and their lead singer sounds like a Country Karen Carpenter.

     So put on the cowboy boots and be prepared to kick up some bluegrass music here on ... ISHBAH.

New Pick-from Lou
 " You're the One "
 ~ Flatt Lonesome ~ 
You're the OneFlatt Lonesome
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       The seasons may change but this guys voice is always right for any season.

        Here's one of his songs that didn't quite reach the heights his major hits did but it is well deserving of a second listen here on ...

It SHOULD Have Been a HIT!

Play Back Sunday
" I Make a Fool of Myself " 
 ~ Frankie Valli ~
I Make A Fool Of MyselfFrankie Valli
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      Here's a Double Doo Wop from the early rock and roll archives.   

      The first song is from The Flamingos ... one of the premiere vocal groups of the 50's & 60's.  

      The Next tune is from a group very few have ever heard of ... The Quin-Tones. This song from 1958 is their only hit.  It sold close to a million copies from which they received no royalties.

      Give these two songs a listen.  They deserve it.

New Pick-from Lou
Double Doo Wop
" Love Walked In "
~The Flamingos ~
" Down the Aisle of Love "
~The Quin-Tones ~
Love Walked In/Down the Aisle of LoveThe Flamingos/The Quin-Tones
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     According to your votes, podcast plays and website visits... here are the TOP TEN songs from our first 100 song picks.

    We here at ISHBAH appreciate your interest and support of our attempts to give great forgotten songs another chance.

    After all, everything and everyone deserves a second chance.

    ~Happy Valentines Day 2021~

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No.1  "It's OK" ~ The Beach Boys
1. It’s Ok The Beach Boys
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No.2  "Coldest Night of the Year" ~ Lou Christie & Angelina Ray
2. Coldest Night of the Year Lou Christie & Angelina Ray
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No.3  "Teardrop"
~ Santo & Johnny
3. Teardrop - Santo & Johnny
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No.4 "Close Your Eyes"
~ The Skyliners
4. Close Your Eyes The Skyliners
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No.5 "A Love So Beautiful"
~ Roy Orbison
5. A Love So Beautiful Roy Orbison
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No.6  "Riding in My Van" ~ Lou Christie
6. Riding In My Van Lou Christie
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No.7  "Shoes"
~ Reparata & The Del Rons 
7. Shoes Reparata & The Delrons
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No.8  "The Old Crowd"
~ Lesley Gore
8.The Old CrowdLesley Gore
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No.9  "I'm Afraid to Go Home"
~ Brian Hyland
9. I'm Afraid to go Home Brian Hyland
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No.10  "Keep on Dancing"
~ The Ronettes
10. Keep On DancingThe Ronettes
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       You have a Backstage pass to Lou Christie's interview with Lesley Gore from backstage at the Holiday Star Theatre in Merrillville, Indiana on February 17, 1990.
Backstage Pass with Lou Christie
Lou Christie's intervieww/Lesley Gore
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"It Should Have Been a Hit " 
Lou Christie Says...
" It Should Have Been a Hit ! "