Top 10 Flashback: September 8, 1975 – WNWY Norway, ME

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What’s up, loyal readers?  It may be September now, but both the calendar and the thermometer say it’s still summer – we’re flirting with 90 degrees (F) today here in the Motor City.  Don’t think that’ll last long, but if you’re looking for something that will, how about a Top 10 flashback? Continue reading

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T10FB Redux: August 9, 1975 – WLS Chicago

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Originally written July 31, 2013.

Good Friday evening once again, and welcome to Top 10 Flashback, where we look back at the most popular songs on this date in a bygone year using local radio station music surveys.  This little thing is actually beginning to develop a following, and I thank all of you for your kind words.

This week we will warp back to 1975, when the only president to have gotten into office without a single vote decided it was time to whip inflation now.  “Saturday Night Live” debuted on NBC, and the best-selling car in America was the Oldsmobile Cutlass. Continue reading

Top 10 Flashback: December 19, 1975 – WPGC Washington, DC

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Originally written December 12, 2013.

Yo, brothas and sisters!  What it is!  Time to get fun-KAY with a Top 10 flashback!

This week we will take a trip to our nation’s capital and tune in to WPGC, AM 1580 and FM 95.5, and look at what they were playing 38 years ago this week.  WPGC-FM still exists to this day; their format is known as CHR/Rhythmic, meaning they play a steady stream of hip-hop, occasionally interrupted by “Royals” so they can say they play the hits.  The PGC stands for Prince George County. Continue reading