Mashed Potato Time: 2020 In Memoriam


Today's show celebrates those great artists we lost in 2020:


Kool & the Gang - "Kool & the Gang" (1969) — R.I.P. Ronald Bell, saxophonist


Betty Wright - "Paralyzed" (1967) — R.I.P. Betty Wright, soul and R&B singer


Honey Cone - "Sunday Morning People" (1970) — R.I.P. Edna Wright, session singer & member of Honey Cone


The Overton Berry Trio - "Hey Jude" (1970) — R.I.P. Overton Berry, jazz pianist


Omega Redstar - "Halott viragok (Dead Flowers)" (1968) — R.I.P. László Benkő, Hungarian keyboardist for Omega


Les Fleur De Lys - "Circles" (1966) — R.I.P. Gordon Haskell, singer-songwriter & bassist for King Crimson & Les Fleur De Lys


Rika Zarai - "Depuis Que Mon Frère Est Parti" (1966) — R.I.P. Rika Zaraï, singer & songwriter


The Vagrants - "Oh Those Eyes" (1965) — R.I.P. Leslie West, guitarist & singer


Ennio Morricone - "Beat No. 3" (1968) — R.I.P. Ennio Morricone, Italian film composer


The Tremeloes - "The Right Time" (1966) — R.I.P. Dave Munden, drummer & singer


The Rance Allen Group - "There's Gonna Be A Showdown" (1972) — R.I.P. Rance Allen, gospel singer


Roy "C" - "I'm Gonna Love (Somebody Else's Woman)" (1972) — R.I.P. Roy C. Hammond, singer-songwriter


Lorraine Chandler - "I Can't Hold On" (1966) — R.I.P. Lorraine Chandler, singer, songwriter & producer


Billy Sha-Rae - "Do It" (1969) — R.I.P. Lorraine Chandler, songwriter & producer


A. B. Skhy - "Camel Back" (1969) — R.I.P. Howard Wales, keyboardist


Bobby Comstock & The Counts - "Can't Judge A Book" (1966) — R.I.P. Bobby Comstock, singer


Roy Head And The Traits - "Apple Of My Eye" (1965) — R.I.P. Roy Head, singer


Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders - "Talkin' About You" (1964) — R.I.P. Wayne Fontana, singer & bandleader


Small Faces - "Whatcha Gonna Do About It" (1965) — R.I.P. Jimmy Winston, keyboardist


The Buckinghams - "Don't Want to Cry" (1967) — R.I.P. Marty Grebb, multi-instrumentalist & songwriter


Harold Betters - "Railroad" (1965) — R.I.P. Harold Betters, jazz trombonist


Young Jessie - "I Smell A Rat" (1954) — R.I.P. Young Jessie, R&B singer for The Flairs, The Coasters


Millie Small - "Killer Joe" (1966) — R.I.P. Millie Small, Jamaican singer


Manu Dibango - "Twenty-Four Hours" (1969) — R.I.P. Manu Dibango, Cameroonian saxophonist


Obie Jessie Seeds Of Freedom - "Beautiful Day My Brother (Keep Moving On)" (19??) — R.I.P. Obediah Donnell Jessie, baritone gospel vocalist


Johnny Nash - "Love Ain't Nothing" (1964) — R.I.P. Johnny Nash, singer-songwriter


Mike Longo - "Matrix" (1972) — R.I.P. Mike Longo, jazz pianist


Jack Earls - "Crawdad Hole [Alternate Take]" (1956) — R.I.P. Stan Kesler, guitarist & songwriter


The Jodimars - "Clarabella" (1956) — R.I.P. Al Rex, bassist for Bill Haley & His Comets and The Jodimars


The Spotnicks - "The Rocket Man" (1962) — R.I.P. Bo Winberg, guitarist & bandleader


Little Richard - "Lucille" (1958) — R.I.P. Little Richard, pianist & singer


The Pleazers - "I'm Movin' On" (1966) — R.I.P. Ronnie Peel, guitarist and singer


The Shadows - "Dance On" (1963) — R.I.P. Brian Locking, bass guitarist


Earl Preston & The T-T's - "Watch Your Step" (1963) — R.I.P. Cy Tucker, singer & musician


Rod Bernard with Mike Genovese & The Twisters - "All Night In Jail" (1959) — R.I.P. Rod Bernard, singer


Eddie Cooley & The Dimples - "Driftwood" (1957) — R.I.P. Eddie Cooley, songwriter and singer


Bill Mack - "It's Saturday Night" (1957) — R.I.P. Bill Mack, songwriter, singer & country music DJ


Willie Wright & His Sparklers - "Gibble Gobble" (1961) — R.I.P. Willie Wright, singer & songwriter


At The Blue Whale - "The Robert Cobert Orchestra" (1969) — R.I.P. Robert Cobert, composer for TV & film


The Dovells - "36-22-36" (1963) — R.I.P. Len Barry, singer


Jimmy Scott - "I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over" (1959) — R.I.P. Bucky Pizzarelli, jazz guitarist


Trini Lopez - "The Search Goes On" (1960) — R.I.P. Trini Lopez, singer


Chad & Jeremy - "No Other Baby" (1965) — R.I.P. Chad Stuart, singer & songwriter


Shirley Scott - "What The World Needs Now Is Love" (1966) — R.I.P. Jimmy Cobb, jazz drummer


The Seeds - "Mr. Farmer" (1967) — R.I.P. Jan Savage, guitarist


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