60s Girls Grooves
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About the Program
For the first time ever, My Music spotlights the girl groups and solo singers from the early and mid-1960s in an all-archival celebration that features original performances. Curating worldwide video archives with rare footage from the vaults.
The legendary girl group The Supremes perform a medley of their greatest hits, including "I Hear A Symphony."
“This period in American pop music was very special,” series creator TJ Lubinsky said. “It was a time of innocence, angst, puppy love, heartbreak and, most of all, great memories of carefree youth — like the feeling of that one memorable summer we all had in our teens — wherever we were hearing these songs on the radio.” It’s early rock and pop at its best on PBS, hosted by the always vivacious and “Supreme” Mary Wilson.
60s Girl Grooves brings back pivotal R&B and pop vocal groups of the late fifties and sixties through never-before-broadcast archival and new live performances of their most loved hits. Pop music icons Smokey Robinson, Mike Stoller, Aaron Neville, Neil Sedaka, George Clinton and more share their favorite doo wop styles and songs of the genre.
Hosted by Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, formerly of Sha Na Na, this new special includes interviews and appearances by guest DJs Cousin Brucie, Don K. Reed, Bobby Jay, Jerry Blavat, Harvey Holiday, Art LaBoe and TJ Lubinsky.
• “Please, Mr. Postman” – The Marvelettes
• “My Boyfriend’s Back” – The Angels
• “Heatwave” – Martha & the Vandellas
• “Remember, Walking in the Sand” – The Shangri-Las
• “Give Him a Great Big Kiss” – The Shangri-Las
• “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” – The Shirelles
• “Da Doo Ron Ron” – The Crystals
• “Be My Baby” – The Ronettes
• “Gee Whiz” – Carla Thomas
• “A Lovers Concerto” – The Toys
• “I Will Follow Him” – Little Peggy March
• Hits Medley: “Where Did Our Love Go,” “Baby Love,” “I Hear A Symphony” – The Supremes