Top 10 Flashback: November 16, 1976 – WABC New York


Originally written November 12, 2013.

Well, hey there!  It’s the weekend, so you might as well come along for yet another Top 10 Flashback!

This week we will slip back to 1976 and dig the sounds of Musicradio 77, WABC New York.  WABC was one of America’s great Top 40 stations, but they were beginning to slowly decline around this time, for the same reasons all the other AM music staions eventually died off. Continue reading

Top 10 Flashback: April 12, 1976 – WDRQ-FM Detroit


Originally written April 11, 2014.

Well!  Hey!  Hangin’ out with y’all once again on a Friday night here in the D.  It’s not so cold here any more; it got up to 70 yesterday!  Yes, Fahrenheit.  And, well, we’re getting unwanted national attention once again.  If anything positive comes out of the Steve Utash tragedy, it hopefully will mark the point where everyone, black and white, finally stands up and says “Enough of this shit!”  In a couple of threads about this crime, I mentioned that I actually lived in that neighborhood 20-25 years ago, and it was clean, decent, and relatively safe.  Then they let the cops and firemen move out of the city.  Go ahead, rip on Detroit.  We can take it.  All you have to take in return is a Top 10 flashback! Continue reading