Date: Oct 27, 2012
Host: John Rudan
Oct 22 - Bobby Fuller, born in 1942
Oct 25 - Helen Reddy, now age 71
Oct 25 - Jon Anderson (from Yes), now age 68
Oct 25 - John Hall (from Orleans), now age 65
Oct 27 - Floyd Cramer, born in 1933
This artist was a mainstay at Columbia Records for over 3 decades, charting over 50 albums!
This artist won 1966 Grammy for best pop vocal group.
This artist's highest charting song was "Somewhere My Love" from the movie Dr. Zhivago.
Scroll down to find the answer after the playlist...
To Sir With Love - Lulu - 1967 - Billboard Hot 100 #1 for 6 weeks; #1 single of 1967
The Letter - Box Tops - 1967 - #2 this week on Billboard Hot 100
Never My Love - The Association - 1967 - #3 this week on Billboard Hot 100
How Can I Be Sure - Young Rascals - 1967 - #4 this week on Billboard Hot 100
It Must Be Him - Vikki Carr - 1967 - #6 this week on Billboard Hot 100
Slow Down - Larry Williams - 1958
Take These Chains From My Heart - Hank Williams - 1953 - Hank Williams brought this to #1 on the Billboard Country Chart. In 1963, a cover by Ray Charles reached #8 on the Hot 100 pop chart.
Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye) - Steam - 1969 - Also released as the "Chicago White Sox Fight Song" in 1976
Tainted Love - Gloria Jones - 1964 - A cover version by the band Soft Cell reached #8 on the Hot 100 in 1982.
Dandelion - Rolling Stones - 1967
The Look Of Love - Dusty Springfield - 1967 - Composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David for use in the James Bond spoof "Casino Royale" (the 1967 spy comedy film).
Your Precious Love - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell - 1967
Baby It's You - Smith - 1969
Are You Ready? - Pacific Gas & Electric - 1970
Last Date - Floyd Cramer - 1960 - Cramer was a prolific Nashville studio pianist who played for Elvis, Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline, etc.
I Fought The Law - Bobby Fuller Four - 1966
Little Bitty Pretty One - Thurston Harris - 1957 - There have been numerous cover versions, including one by the Jackson Five in 1972.
(Love Is Like A) Baseball Game - The Intruders - 1968
You Keep Running Away - Four Tops - 1967
Lazy Day - Spanky And Our Gang - 1967
King Midas In Reverse - Hollies - 1967
Somewhere My Love - Ray Conniff, Orchestra & Chorus - 1966
Back On The Street Again - The Sunshine Company - 1967
Homburg - Procol Harum - 1967 - Follow up to "Whiter Shade Of Pale"; peaked on Hot 100 at #34 on 10/27/67.
She Is Still A Mystery - Lovin' Spoonful - 1967 - Final Hot 100 single, peaked at #27
Hey Baby (They're Playing Our Song) - The Buckinghams - 1967
Glad To Be Unhappy - Mamas & Papas - 1967
Your Move - Yes - 1971 - 45 version of "I've Seen All Good People"; not available on CD or LP
Give One Heart - Orleans - 1975 - B-side of single "Let There Be Music"
You're My World - Helen Reddy - 1977 - Final Top 40 single, peaked at #18
No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature - The Guess Who - 1970 - The first part of this medley was half of the double-sided #1 single "American Woman".
Hello Stranger - Yvonne Elliman - 1977 - Cover version of Barbara Lewis single from 1963
Let's Pretend - The Raspberries - 1973
Sweet Charlie Babe - Jackie Moore - 1973
Angel Of The Morning - Juice Newton - 1981 - Juice's real first name is Judy Kay.
Young Girl - Gary Puckett & The Union Gap - 1968 - wvbr.com on-line request from Connecticut
So Very Hard To Go - Tower Of Power - 1973
Holdin' On To Yesterday - Ambrosia - 1975 - 45 version not available on CD or LP
Hey Big Brother - Rare Earth - 1972
Personally - Karla Bonoff - 1982
American Girls - Rick Springfield - 1974
Strokin' - Clarence Carter - 1986
Answer to this week's trivia question:RAY CONIFF, his Orchestra and Chorus
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