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For the older crowd : Best/favorite flip (B) side of a 45.


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In reply to an earlier post on Oct 10, 2012 11:06:16 AM PDT
Re: Todd M. Pence says:
"DEEP PURPLE - When a Bland Man Cries"

LOL. I think its "When A BLIND Man Cries", though I kind of like your title better!

A song about Al Gore after the 2000 Supreme Court Decision?

Posted on Oct 11, 2012 9:26:32 AM PDT
stupid girl - the rolling stones
you make me feel good - the zombies
possesion - iron butterfly

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 11, 2012 12:23:54 PM PDT
Joe Del

2 nice one's for me...stupid girl and you make me feel so good. Never heard the Iron butterfly one.

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 5:28:53 AM PST
Plastic fantastic lover - Jeferson Airplane(Someone to Love?)
Thunderbolt - Tommy James and The Shondels (Hanky Panky)
Still in love with you baby - The Beau Brummels (Laugh Laugh)
Haunted Castle - The Kingsmen (Louie Louie)

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 5:45:49 AM PST
All time best B-side, and this is non-debatable.

Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley and His Comets

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Around_the_Clock#Slow_road_to_classic_hit_status

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 5:53:03 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 16, 2012 5:54:26 AM PST
Some good Stones' B sides:

Stoned
Who's Driving Your Plane?
Sad Day
Long Long Long
Child of the Moon
Play With Fire ( also a US LP track).

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 6:27:38 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 17, 2012 4:46:30 PM PST
Some Herman's Hermits B sides:

My Reservation's Been Confirmed
What is Wrong What is Right
Nobody Needs to Know
Gaslite Street
Moonshine Man
Marcel's
It's All Right

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 6:32:53 PM PST
My sister had the 45 of "Help" and you flipped that sucker over and "I'm Down" was right there and it was the goods! The ball started rolling in 1965.

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 1:24:14 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 17, 2012 1:28:11 PM PST
bozokarl says:
Hey Hey What Can I Do - Led Zeppelin b side of Immigrant Song
Electric Funeral - Black Sabbath b side of Iron Man

I don't know if it was released on a 45 I had it on a cassette single but my favorite b side is Breadfan by Metallica b side of Eye of the Beholder

Posted on Dec 18, 2012 7:52:50 AM PST
CD Lover says:
Lots of great picks here, but I've always gone with the Beach Boys' "Don't Worry Baby" as the B-side of "I Get Around" (as previously pointed out by Robert Bykowski and Jeff "a reviewer" on this thread.) My brother had the .45 when I was a kid and I literally wore out "Don't Worry Baby" to the point that the vinyl became unplayable over time.

I like "I Get Around" quite a bit, but I agree with Jeff that I could make an argument that "Don't Worry Baby" is my favorite Beach Boys song, period, which is saying a lot.

Posted on Dec 18, 2012 10:06:27 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 11, 2013 6:14:01 AM PST
Steelers fan says:
"Don't Worry Baby" is a landmark Brian Wilson composition; two years before "Pet Sounds", he's leaving surfing and cars behind (except metaphorically), and enriching the production on the song. A return shot at the British Invasion, which was in full swing.

Posted on Jan 11, 2013 5:50:35 AM PST
I see you've already listed this song, Granpa Tom, but...

"2,000 Light Years From Home" was side-B of "She's A Rainbow", by "The Rolling Stones", I'm guessing late-1960s. I do remember that correctly, right?

Posted on Jan 19, 2013 8:26:27 AM PST
"It's your turn to cry" DC5 -
B side of Come Home
Didn't wanna have to do it - Lovin Spoonful
B side of "Did you ever have to make up your mind"
"Oh Woman oh Why" Paul McCartney
B side of "Another Day"
"Love Street" The Doors
B side of "Hello I love you"
"Gotta get up" Nilsson
B side of "Without you'
"There she goes" Paul Revere and the Raiders
B side of "Hungry"
"Broken" The Guess Who
B side of "Albert Flasher- "Broken" is just as good as many A sides of it's day.

Posted on Jan 20, 2013 8:19:17 PM PST
Jeff P. says:
I don't know if these have been allready mentioned or not,...I have'nt gone through every page..

Mr Speed-Kiss ...B side of Hard Luck Woman
Good and Evil-Grand Funk Railroad...B side of Some Kind of Wonderful (I think so anyway)
Wildfire Woman-Bad Company..B side of Feel Like Making Love
Smokin-Boston..B side of More than a Feeling
Changing Times-Nazareth..B side of Love Hurts
Hideaway-Chicago..B side of Old Days (I think)
Hey Hey What Can I do?-Led Zeppelin..B side of Immigrant Song
Victim of Love-The Eagles..B side of Life in the Fast Lane
Freewheelin'-BTO..B side of Hey You
Fortunate Son (Live CCR cover)-Bob Seger..B side of Against the Wind (or maybe a later hit..i'm not sure.)

I may be wrong about some of the A sides..Don't have the 45's anymore and my memory ain't what it used to be!

Guess i am part of the "older crowd"!

Posted on Jan 20, 2013 8:27:42 PM PST
Jeff P. says:
Oh ..and 1 more that i can't believe i forgot..

Jailbreak-Thin Lizzy..B side of Boys are back in town.

Posted on Jan 21, 2013 6:49:20 AM PST
Stratocaster says:
What's a "45"?

Just kiddin'
This is an easy one for me. I can think of many great ones (some already mentioned) but my #1 is:

"Hello, It's Me" by Nazz (Todd Rundgren's first band). It was the B-side to "Open My Eyes".

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 21, 2013 7:00:37 AM PST
Mistercd103 says:
"What's Buggin' You Baby" by The El Dorados was the B side of 'At My Front Door" ...... "Little Girl Of Mine" was by The Cleftones

Posted on Feb 3, 2013 6:41:01 AM PST
You only live twice - Nancy Sinatra/flip of Jackson
Work To Do- Average White Band/flip of Pickin up the pieces
Boys - The Shirelles/ flip of Will you still love me tomorrow?
Mary Ann with the shakey hands - The Who/flip of I can see for miles

Posted on Mar 29, 2013 1:24:03 PM PDT
crusty says:
I Saw Her Standing There- b side to I Want To Hold Your Hand (in USA)

Posted on Apr 30, 2013 12:16:28 PM PDT
The b side to the 45 of "You Really Got Me" from The Kinks is "It's All Right" and for a song that is all but forgotten today it's a really good one.

Posted on Apr 30, 2013 2:43:16 PM PDT
Steelers fan says:
I guess "Don't Worry Baby" references a real race after all, though, of course, the primary subject is l-o-v-e.

Posted on Apr 30, 2013 2:49:31 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 30, 2013 2:50:00 PM PDT
Emilio Largo says:
The Monkees...."Not Your Steppin' Stone"

Side A was "I'm a Believer"

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 30, 2013 11:21:33 PM PDT
ronct says:
I just wanted to chime in that I agree 'Don't Worry Baby' is a really great Beach Boys song and I liked it better than anything from 'Pet Sounds'. 'God Only Knows' is close but 'Don't Worry Baby' was far more emotional to my ears. :-)

In reply to an earlier post on May 1, 2013 2:44:10 AM PDT
Babyboomer46 says:
The only living boy in New York---flip side of "cecelia" by Simon and Garfunkel.

Posted on May 1, 2013 5:06:34 AM PDT
James Warner says:
I can think of a few killer Bs, but how about Cruel World, the B side of Politics Of Dancing by Reflex?
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