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WRIF: J. J. & MORNING CREW WAGES DISCO WAR, ’79

January 19th, 2018



Sunday, August 19, 1979

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: WRIF ‘Radio’s Disco-slamming’ Crew Stayin’ Alive’ 

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PRESS IMAGE FROM DETROIT RADIO’S PAST: WRIF, 1979

January 19th, 2018

WRIF GEORGE BAIER (Press Photo) 1979



PRESS IMAGE FROM DETROIT RADIO’S PAST: WRIF, 1979

January 19th, 2018

WRIF JIM JOHNSON (Press Photo) 1979



 

WRIF: (ANTI-DISCO) ’79 CODE OF D.R.E.A.D. CONDUCT

January 19th, 2018

WRIF D.R.E.A.D. CARD 1979




THIS WEEK 50 YEARS AGO: THE HOTTEST HIT IN THE USA!

January 18th, 2018


NUMBER 1 IN AMERICA ’68 * John Fred & His Playboy Band * 01/14/67 – 01/27/1968


BILLBOARD HOT 100 TOP FIVE: WEEK-ENDING January 20, 1968

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NUMBER ONE FOR 1968!

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SIXTEEN WEEKS on the singles chart, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred & His Playboy Band peaked this week at No. 01 (2 weeks) on the Billboard Hot 100, week January 14 through January 27, 1968(Source: Billboard)

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50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’68!

January 18th, 2018


THE HUMAN BEINZ * 1968

50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’68!

January 18th, 2018


BEACH BOYS * 1968

50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’68!

January 18th, 2018


THE CLASSICS IV * 1968

MCRFB RADIO ADS: LIGHT-HEARTED FALSTAFF BEER! ’66

January 17th, 2018

FALSTAFF AD 1966


FALSTAFF BREWING CO. * “There’s Light-Hearted Livin,’ Falstaff Beer” * 1966

MCRFB RADIO ADS: SEE YOUR GOOD GULF DEALER ’64

January 17th, 2018

GULF AD 1964


GULF OIL & PETROLEUM CO. * “See Your Good Gulf Dealer” * 1964

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