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



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

T10FB Redux: August 9, 1975 – WLS Chicago


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


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