January 12, 2016

The Beat tv show

The Beat was a syndicated tv show from Dallas, Texas that aired for one year in 1966. It was hosted by Nashville-based deejay Bill "Hoss" Allen and featured a house band led by Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown. Below, are some fine, soul performances from the program.

show intro
Jerkin' the Dog, The Mighty Hannibal
The Duck, Jimmy Church
Uptight, Jimmy Church
You'll Lose a Good Thing, Barbara Lynn
Suffering Soul, Mighty Joe Young
Hold On To What You've Got, Joe Tex
Something's Got a Hold On Me, Etta James
Hide Away, Freddie King