Thursday, December 15, 2016

Dec 10, 2016 - JR - 1971 & Holiday Tunes

Rockin' Remnants

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Date:  December 10, 2016
Host:  John Rudan
Feature:  1971 & Holiday Songs

OPENING THEME:  Good Old Rock ‘n’ Roll – Cat Mother & the All-Night Newsboys (1969, #29, produced by Jimi Hendrix)


[songs in bold are from the spotlight date of DATE; yellow song titles are YouTube links; songs with * were requests; all chart information comes from the Billboard Top 100 (for chart dates before/during July 1958) or Billboard Hot 100 (for chart dates during/after Aug 1958) unless otherwise noted]

Tonight on Remnants the hits of the Billboard Hot 100, 45 years ago on December 10th, 1971.  A classic mix of soul, pop, rock, country, with Sly, Isaac Hayes, Aretha Franklin, Bread, Three Dog Night, Humble Pie, Jonathan Edwards, and more!  In the 45 Corner the dj edit of "American Pie", at 7:00 the Birthday Calendar, and we'll wind down the show with a tasteful selection of the music of the season!  And if that's not enough, a pair of passes to give away from our new sponsor, Island Health & Fitness...

6pm - 7pm

Family Affair - Sly & The Family Stone - BB Hot 100 #1, 3 weeks

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Theme From Shaft - Isaac Hayes - BB Hot 100 #2, down from the top after 2 weeks

Have You Seen Her - Chi-Lites - BB Hot 100 #3

Old Fashioned Love Song - Three Dog Night - BB Hot 100 #5

Baby I'm - A Want You - Bread - BB Hot 100 #6

Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin - BB Hot 100 #12

Scorpio - Dennis Coffey And The Detroit Guitar Band - BB Hot 100 #14

Stones - Neil Diamond - BB Hot 100 #15

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45 Corner

American Pie (short dj edit) - Don McLean - BB Hot 100 #25

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This song, in many versions, would ascend to the top of the Hot 100 for 4 weeks on 1/15/1972.

Respect Yourself - The Staple Singers - BB Hot 100 #16

Peace Train - Cat Stevens - BB Hot 100 #26

7pm - 8pm

Birthday Calendar

December 5th - Little Richard (Richard Penniman), 84
                          Jim Messina, 69

December 8th - Jerry Butler, 77
                          Gregg Allman, 69
                          Jim Morrison, 1943
                          Sammy Davis, Jr., 1925

December 9th - Donny Osmond, 59

"Tutti Frutti" - Little Richard - 1956

"Thinking Of You" (45 version) - Loggins & Messina, 1973

"Never Give You Up" - Jerry Butler - 1968

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One of many great sides produced in Philadelphia with the legendary Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff.

"Revival" (Love Is Everywhere) - The Allman Brothers Band - 1971

"Roadhouse Blues" - The Doors - 1970

"I Gotta Be Me" - Sammy Davis, Jr. - 1969

"Yo-Yo" - The Osmonds - 1971

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Written by Joe South and originally recorded by Billy Joe Royal in 1966.

"For Your Love" - The Yardbirds - 1965

"My World Fell Down" - Sagittarius - 1967

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This was a studio band led by former Beach Boy collaborator Gary Usher, featuring Terry Melcher, Bruce Johnston and Glen Campbell.

"Good Feeling To Know" - Poco - 1972

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"Palace Guard" - Rick Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band - 1973

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Rick's last charting 45, peaking at Hot 100 #65

Back to our Chart Date, 12/10/1971

(I Know) I'm Losing You - Rod Stewart with Faces - BB Hot 100 #28

Sunshine - Jonathan Edwards - BB Hot 100 #27

Behind Blue Eyes - The Who - BB Hot 100 #36

One Monkey Don't Stop No Show - The Honey Cone - BB Hot 100 #30

Hallelujah - Sweathog - BB Hot 100 #39

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One-hit-wonder band from the San Fernando Valley, this peaked at Hot 100 #33.

"Your Move" (45 version) - Yes - BB Hot 100 #40

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"I Don't Need No Doctor" - Humble Pie - BB Hot 100 #93 (debut); peaked at #73

"That's The Way I Feel About Cha" - Bobby Womack - BB Hot 100 #85 (debut); peaked at #27

"Sugar Daddy" - Jackson Five - BB Hot 100 #72 (debut); peaked at #10

"Anticipation" - Carly Simon - BB Hot 100 #64 (debut); peaked at #13

Happy Holidays!

"It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year" - Andy Williams

"Jingle Bell Rock" - Bobby Helms

"Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" - Brenda Lee

"Here Comes Santa Claus (Down Santa Claus Lane) - Gene Autry

"Frosty The Snowman" - The Ronettes
"Marshmallow World" - Darlene Love

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The above 2 from Phil Spector's Christmas Album, originally released in November, 1963.

"White Christmas" - Bing Crosby
"Do You Hear What I Hear" - Bing Crosby
"Little Drummer Boy/Peace On Earth" - Bing and Bowie

CLOSING THEME:  Sleepwalk – Santo & Johnny (1959, #1 for two weeks)

Congratulation going out to Mike from Ithaca who won those 2 free passes to Island Health & Fitness!

Host Next Week (Dec 17):  Jan with a spotlight on Flight!

Thanks for tuning in! You can listen to Rockin' Remnants every Saturday night from 6-9pm on WVBR (93.5 FM in Ithaca, NY) or streaming here.

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