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MOTOWN SNAPSHOT FLASHBACK ’62! EDDIE HOLLAND

January 23rd, 2017

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EDDIE HOLLAND, circa 1962, was one-third of the legendary hit-writing trio at Motown, best known as Holland-Dozier-Holland. Eddie Holland went on to record 10 singles for the Detroit label between 1961 through 1964. "Leaving Here," was Eddie's eighth single he released for Motown in 1964, also featured today on Motor City Radio Flashbacks.

EDDIE HOLLAND, circa 1962. He went on to become one-third of the legendary hit-writing trio for Motown, best known as Holland-Dozier-Holland. Eddie Holland went on to record ten singles for the Detroit label from 1961 through 1964. Produced by Berry Gordy, Jr.,Leaving Here,” was Eddie’s eighth single released by Motown Records 1052, December 1963. “Leaving’ Here” is our featured Motown Monday single today on MCRFB.COM.


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A 1960S MOTOR CITY MUSIC FEATURE RECALLED: 1967!

January 20th, 2017

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FROM THE BACK-PAGES OF THE DETROIT FREE PRESS

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 1967

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DETROIT — Fog delayed the plane carrying Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork, Davey Jones and Micky Dolenz to Detroit last Saturday. So the Monkees arrived only an hour before show time. They sped to the airport in a limousine. All this means there was time only for hello and goodbye and little time to chat. (CONTINUES — please read the complete article below) . . . .

— DETROIT FREE PRESS


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(Above Monkees related article is courtesy freep.com newspaper archive. Copyright 2017. Newspapers.com).


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A DETROIT WKNR-AM 13 NEWSPAPER 1967 FLASHBACK

January 20th, 2017
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Sunday, October 22, 1967

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: WKNR-AM ‘Steve Robbins: “They Don’t Tune In to Hear Us Talk” ’ 

(Above WKNR related article is courtesy freep.com newspaper archive. Copyright 2017. Newspapers.com).

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LOST IN THE ’50S! THIS WEEK, ’59: HONOR ROLL OF HITS!

January 19th, 2017
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 58-YEARS AGO THIS WEEK


AMERICA’S WEEKLY POP THIRTY: THE NATION’S TOP TUNES INDEX

 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES * The Platters * No. 01

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 CHIPMUNK SONG * David Seville * No. 02

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 MY HAPPINESS * Connie Francis * No. 03

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 16 CANDLES * The Crests * No. 04

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 DONNA * Ritchie Valens * No. 05

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 TO KNOW HIM IS TO LOVE HIM * The Teddy Bears * No. 06

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 GOTTA TRAVEL ON * Harry Belafonte * No. 07

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 A LOVER’S QUESTION * Clyde McPhatter * No. 08

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 TOM DOOLEY * The Kingston Trio * No. 09

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 WHOLE LOTTA LOVING * Fats Domino * No. 10

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AMERICA’S TOP 10 | January 10, 1959

AMERICA’S WEEKLY POP THIRTY: THE NATION’S TOP TUNES INDEX

These hits were the hottest ‘TOP 10’ popular records played on Detroit radio stations WJBK, WXYZ, WKMH, CKLW and WJR for the week-ending January 10, 1959.

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PROGRAMMING THE DETROIT RADIO DIAL: 01/19/1959

January 19th, 2017
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Monday, January 19, 1959

DETROIT FREE PRESS: MONDAY RADIO GUIDE 

(Above article courtesy freep.com newspapers archives. Copyright 2017; Newspapers.com).

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THE DETROIT RADIO DIAL. 58-YEARS AGO TODAY


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