Shirley Ellis’s song The Name Game is the backdrop for this week’s theme with songs portraying people’s names. The playlist includes Axioms SamanthaBeach BoysWendy, the Four Pennies’ UK number 1 hit JulietConway Twitty’s upbeat cover of Nat King Cole’s Mona Lisa and a lovely version of Cindy Oh Cindy by Eddie Fisher. The country and western genre is represented by Dolly Parton’s Robert, Sammi Smith’s When Michael Calls, and Col Joye’s Rockin’ Rollin’ Clementine. The SurfarisSurfer Joe is riding the waves while the CoastersCharlie Brown is playing the classroom clown. Boz Scaggs purposely created the name Lido so that he could shuffle through the song.



  • The Name Game – Shirley Ellis
  • Mona Lisa – Conway Twitty
  • Lido Shuffle – Boz Scaggs
  • Cindy Oh Cindy – Eddie Fisher
  • Samantha – Axiom
  • Robert – Dolly Parton
  • Surfer Joe – Surfaris
  • (Rockin’ Rollin’) Clementine – Col Joye & the Joy Boys
  • Juliet – Four Pennies
  • When Michael Calls – Sammi Smith
  • Wendy – Beach Boys
  • Charlie Brown – Coasters