The Foote Files: The SurfarisThe Surfaris were a teen rock-and-roll surf band from Glendora, California. Members of the band included Ron Wilson, Jim Fuller, Bob Beryhill, Pat Connolly and Jim Pash.
The Foote Files: Green OnionsBooker T. Jones, born Nov. 12, 1944 in Memphis, Tennessee, formed one of the early rock-and-roll/R&B interracial groups, called “The MG’s” or “Memphis Group."
The Foote Files: Junior Walker & The All-StarsJunior Walker was an American R&B singer/performer, in particular a saxophonist, who recorded for Berry Gordy’s Motown Records in the 1960’s.
The Foote Files: Napoleon XIVNo, this is not a historical figure in the history of France!
The Foote Files: Shirley EllisShirley Ellis — born Shirley Elliston on Jan. 19, 1929 in New York City and passed away on Oct. 5, 2005 — was an American R&B singer/songwriter who charted three times on Billboard from 1963-1965.
The Foote Files: Paul Mauriat's Love Is BluePaul Mauriat (born March 4, 1922 and died November 3, 2006 at age 81) was a French orchestra leader who scored a #1 hit on the American Billboard chart in 1968.
The Foote Files: Love Theme From Romeo & JulietHenry Mancini (born April 16, 1924 and passed away on June 14, 1994 at age 70) was one of the top orchestra leaders in America, especially in the 1960s.
The Foote Files: The ReflectionsIf you were listening to your favorite AM Radio Top 40 station back in 1964, you would have heard “(Just Like) Romeo & Juliet.”
Ken Foote's Summer Songs: Hanky PankyThe summer of 1966 introduced a new singer and group from Niles, Michigan: Tommy James & The Shondells.
Ken Foote's Summer Songs: The Animals And 'House Of The Rising Sun'One of the top summer songs of 1964 came from a group formed in Newcastle, England: The Animals.
The Foote Files: Kyu SakamotoToday’s song was a #1 hit from 1963… and sung all in Japanese!!
The Foote Files: The T-BonesThis is not about food nor steaks cooked out on the grill! The T-Bones were a 1960s instrumental group from Los Angeles.
The Foote Files: Deep PurpleIf you were a teenager in the late 1960's and looking for some hard-charging rock and roll that might not have been played initially on AM Top 40 then, today's song could qualify for that.
The Foote Files: Harpers BizarreWell, it's been a couple of weeks since our last blog but we are back with a cool song from the 60's.
The Foote Files: The MarvelettesThis 1960’s female R&B group was from Inkster MI and was one of the most successful girl groups of its time to transcend the fast changes in pop music of that decade.