T10FB Redux: October 14, 1972 – CHUM Toronto

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Originally written October 11, 2013.

Good evening, and welcome to Top 10 Flashback, where we look at what various Top 40 radio stations were playing in years past.

Well, it’s time to travel to Canada this week and tune into their premier Top 40 station (besides CKLW – I’m biased), 1050 CHUM in Toronto.  Let’s hear what those wacky Canadians were hearing this week – survey dated October 14, 1972. Continue reading

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T10FB Redux: September 23, 1966 – WOKY Milwaukee

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Originally written September 15, 2013.

Hello?  Is this thing on?  Testing 1, 2, 3.

All right.  Good Friday evening, y’all, and welcome to another edition of Top 10 Flashback!  All content is original and exclusive to this blog, except, of course, for the music itself.  Any rebroadcast or other use of this material…aw, fuck it.

Tonight we will go back many, many years to a time I barely remember myself.  A time filled with cool cars, great music, and President Johnson.  Well, two out of three ain’t bad, right?  The year was 1966, and we will tune into AM 920, WOKY in Milwaukee.  All but two of these songs should be familiar to most of you.

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Top 10 Flashback: September 14, 1973 – KSLQ St. Louis

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Greetings, loyal readers, and welcome to mid-September.  Summer’s pretty much over now, and one good thing about that is football season!  Our Lions, long the laughingstock of the NFL, actually looked pretty good against the Giants on Monday Night Football, despite all the stupid penalties.  We Lions watchers (a/k/a masochists) have been conditioned to expect a flag on every play, especially if there’s big yardage or a touchdown involved.  No matter, Matthew Stafford is on his way to becoming a veteran QB, and with Golden Tate, he has someone else to throw to besides Megatron.  All right, enough about football.  Let’s kick off another Top 10 flashback! Continue reading

T10FB Redux: September 17, 1985 – WJET Erie, PA

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Originally written September 11, 2013.

It’s Saturday night, loyal readers, and you know what that means!  No, not another night of fucking supermodels on your yacht as you count your stacks of cash, I’m talking about Top 10 Flashback, Saturday edition!  Our Saturday flashbacks, which are from the 80’s, 90’s, and 00’s, have mostly, well, sucked unwiped ass.  Let’s try to change that this week. Continue reading