LIFE IS A ROCK (BUT THE RADIO ROLLED ME) (Norman Dolph / Paul DiFranco / Joey Levine) - 1974 Reunion B. B. Bumble and the Stingers, Mott the Hoople, Ray Charles Singers Lonnie Mack and twangin' Eddy, here's my ring we're goin' steady Take it easy, take me higher, liar liar, house on fire Locomotion, Poco, Passion, Deeper Purple, Satisfaction Baby baby gotta gotta gimme gimme gettin' hotter Sammy's cookin', Lesley Gore and Ritchie Valens, end of story Mahavishnu, fujiyama, kama-sutra, rama-lama Richard Perry, Spector, Barry, Righteous, Archies, Nilsson, Harry Shimmy shimmy ko-ko bop and Fats is back and Finger Poppin' Life is a rock but the radio rolled me Gotta turn it up louder, so my DJ told me Life is a rock but the radio rolled me At the end of my rainbow lies a golden oldie FM, AM, hits are clickin' while the clock is tock-a-tickin' Friends and Romans, salutations, Brenda and the Tabulations Carly Simon, I behold her, Rolling Stones and centerfoldin' Johnny Cash and Johnny Rivers, can't stop now, I got the shivers Mungo Jerry, Peter Peter Paul and Paul and Mary Mary Dr. John the nightly tripper, Doris Day and Jack the Ripper Gotta go Sir, gotta swelter, Leon Russell, Gimme Shelter Miracles in smokey places, slide guitars and Fender basses Mushroom omelet, Bonnie Bramlett, Wilson Pickett, stop and kick it Life is a rock but the radio Life is a rock but the radio Arthur Janov's primal screamin', Hawkins, Jay and Dale and Ronnie Kukla, Fran and Norman, Okla Denver, John and Osmond, Donny JJ Cale and ZZ Top and LL Bean and De De Dinah David Bowie, Steely Dan and sing me prouder, CC Rider Edgar Winter, Joanie Sommers, Osmond Brothers, Johnny Thunders Eric Clapton, pedal wah-wah, Stephen Foster, do-dah do-dah Good Vibrations, Help Me Rhonda, Surfer Girl and Little Honda Tighter, tighter, honey, honey, sugar, sugar, yummy, yummy CBS and Warner Brothers, RCA and all the others Life is a rock but the radio rolled me Gotta turn it up louder, so my DJ told me Life is a rock but the radio rolled me At the end of my rainbow lies a golden oldie Spoken: “Listen, remember, they're playing our song” Rock it, sock it, Alan Freed me, Murray Kaufman, try to leave me Fish, and Swim, and Boston Monkey, Make it bad and play it funky Freddie King and Albert King B.B. King and frolicking Get it on and Nat Gerardi, Papalardi, Hale and Hearty There’s a perfect more than human gentle words of Randy Newman; One, two, three; so oh so please, I need a breather! Tito Puente, Boffalongo, Cuba, War and even Mongo (Line not credible) Peter Dial, Alex Hood, Boogie Brass Whoo!!! California, Beatlemania, New York City, Transylvania S&G and (V&C?) and Bobby Vee and SRO, yeah yeah! Conway Twitty, Do Wah Diddy Conway Twitty, Do Wah Diddy