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Big record find from a couple months ago at a flea market: The Greatest Country Music Recordings of All Time by the Franklin Mint; a 50-box, 100-LP set with extensive liner notes. Goes from the earliest recordings through the early 80s. 

Best of all, it didn’t break my rule of only buying $2 records. Got the whole set for $100. Heckuva deal!

Found someone who annotated some of the details if you’re interested:

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The 1960′s Romeo and Juliet Playlist

I do plan on making more individualized character playlists, but this is the playlist I’ve been listening to while I cut the play and did all of my image research. Enjoy! (Here’s the playlist)

  1. “The Star Crossed Lovers” by Duke Ellington
  2. “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” by The Temptations
  3. “My Girl” by The Temptations
  4. “Everyday” by Buddy Holly and The Crickets
  5. “The Shoop Shoop” Song by Betty Everett
  6. “Baby Love” by The Supremes
  7. “Stop! In the Name of Love” by The Supremes
  8. “I Got You” by James Brown
  9. “Do You Love Me” by The Contours
  10. “I Saw Her Standing There” by The Beatles
  11. “Hold Me Tight” by The Beatles
  12. “Try a Little Tenderness” by Otis Redding
  13. “You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman” by Aretha Franklin/Carole King
  14.  “A Sunday Kind of Love” by Etta James
  15. “How Sweet It Is” by Marvin Gaye
  16. “When a Man Loves a Woman” by Percy Sledge
  17. “Cast Your Fate to the Wind” by Vince Guaraldi
  18. “I Can’t Help Falling in Love with You” by Elvis Presley
  19. “Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers
  20. “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” by Ewan McColl, performed by The Temptations
  21. “A Change is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke
Songs That Remind Me Of The Outsiders

- Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley
- Grease by Frankie Valli
- At The Hop by Flash Cadillac and the Continental Kids
- Donna by Ritchie Valens
- Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis
- You’re So Square by Buddy Holly and the Chirping Crickets
- Tonight Tonight by Dion and the Belmonts
- A Teenager In Love by Dion and the Belmonts