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Florence Greenberg's Scepter Records - Part Two

07/09/11 8:00PM By Joel Najman

Florence Greenberg was the first and only woman to be CEO of a record company that played a major role charting the direction of American popular music during the early days of the rock & roll era. and her story is told in a new hit music titled "Baby It's You", currently on Broadway.  This week Joel Najman's My Place program continues the story of Florence Greenberg's Scepter Record Company with more of the major hit records she released in the early-to-mid 1960's.  Memorable recordings by Chuck Jackson, Tommy Hunt, The Isley Brothers and The Kingsmen are featured.

Playlist

8:05pm

Mama Said
Artist Name: The Shirelles
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 1217
 

7:40am

I Don't Want To Cry
Artist Name: Chuck Jackson
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Wand 106
 

8:15pm

I Wake Up Crying
Artist Name: Chuck Jackson
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Wand 110
 

8:20pm

Any Day Now (My Wild And Beautiful Bird)
Artist Name: Chuck Jackson
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Wand 122
 

8:25pm

Human
Artist Name: Tommy Hunt
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 1219
 

8:30pm

I Am A Witness
Artist Name: Tommy Hunt
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 1261
 

8:35pm

I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
Artist Name: Tommy Hunt
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 1267
 

8:40pm

Oh No Not My Baby
Artist Name: Maxine Brown
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Wand 182
 

8:45pm

Twist And Shout
Artist Name: The Isley Brothers
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Wand 124
 

8:49pm

Louie Louie
Artist Name: The Kingsmen
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Wand 143
Note: Originally released by The Kingsmen on Jerden 712 in 1963
 

8:53pm

Killer Joe
Artist Name: The Rocky Fellers
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 1246
 

8:56pm

I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Artist Name: Dionne Warwick
CD/Album: no album name - 45rpm single
Record co./Cat #: Scepter 12273
 
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