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FUN RADIO 8: MOTOR CITY TOP 30 HITS! THIS WEEK, ’67

June 28th, 2017

CKLW RADIO 8 HIT PARADE June 28, 1967 (Click on image 2x for largest PC view)


CKLW RADIO 8 HIT PARADE June 28, 1967 (Click on image 2x for largest PC view)


RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Music Explosion * CKLW (No. 01) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Davie Allen & The Arrows * CKLW (No. 02) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Stevie Wonder * CKLW (No. 03) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Frankie Valli * CKLW (No. 04) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * The Doors * CKLW (No. 05) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Bettye Swann * CKLW (No. 06) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Scott McKenzie * CKLW (No. 07) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Chris Bartley * CKLW (No. 08) 06/28/67


RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * The Parliaments * CKLW (No. 09) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * The Forum * CKLW (No. 12) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood * CKLW (No. 16) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Smokey Robinson & The Miracles * CKLW (No. 17) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Jefferson Airplane * CKLW (No. 20) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Patti Drew * CKLW (No. 25) 06/28/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Dean Martin * CKLW (No. 27) 06/28/67

CKLW TOP 30 HITS TABULATED BY LOCAL RETAIL SALES AND NATIONAL RADIO AIRPLAY

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The CKLW TOP EIGHT HITS (1-8), with additional bonus songs (9), were selected for your listening enjoyment. The official CKLW 30 biggest hits. This week in Detroit, June 1967.


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CKLW RADIO 8 HIT PARADE June 28, 1967 (Click on image 2x for largest PC view)


BONUS! RADIO 8 * Ian & Sylvia * Future Hits * 06/28/67

BONUS! RADIO 8 * The Sunshine Co. * Future Hits * 06/28/67

CKLW RADIO 8

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1967

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These were the records you bought. Many went on to become some of the most popular singles heard played on AM and FM STEREO radio, June of ’67, including stations WKNR, WJR, WXYZ, WCAR and WJBK, Detroit.

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TODAY. 50 YEARS AGO


CKLW RADIO 8 HIT PARADE June 28, 1967 (Click on image 2x for largest PC view)



A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

Above CKLW music chart courtesy of Mrs. Patty Griggs and the George L. Griggs estate.


THE ESSENCE OF ‘SOUL’ 60S GENERATION: ’67 DEFINED!

June 27th, 2017


CHRIS BARTLEY * 1967

— BILLBOARD: Peaked #32, August 19, 1967 —


THE MAGIC BEHIND THE DETROIT MOTOWN SOUND! ’64

June 26th, 2017

“BABY I NEED YOUR LOVING” (INSTRUMENTAL)  Ext. Version * FOUR TOPS * 1964

THE BIG EVENT: SPECIAL CKLW ‘BIG 8’ TRIBUTE! 7/15/17

June 24th, 2017

 A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO THE BIG 8!

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Hello, Charlie O’Brien here. Just a quick note about the CKLW Charity Tribute this summer for the 50th Anniversary of the BIG 8 Format.

It was spring/summer 1967 50 years ago that the Big 8 debuted on CKLW.

The Mt. Clemens Fraternal Order of Eagles are holding a FREE party at their lodge and property along the Clinton River in Harrison Township on Saturday July 15 from 4pm-10:30-pm.

All proceeds from food and raffles go to Ronald McDonald Charities of Detroit.

“Brother’ Bill Gable, JoJo Shutty MacGregor and Charlie O’Brien are scheduled to appear.

It’s a FREE event open to all CKLW and all Motor City radio fans! More info on the Big 8 Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/big8cklw – see you there!

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SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017


Jo-Jo Shutty MacGregor and Charlie O’Brien (photo courtesy Charlie O’Brien)



THIS WEEK: 1964! A WJBK RADIO 1500 RECORD REVIEW

June 24th, 2017

WJBK RADIO 15 June 19, 1964


DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 01

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 02

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 03

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 04

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 05

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 06

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 07

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 08

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 09

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 10

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 11

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 12

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 13

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 14

DETROIT’S TOP 15 * WJBK No. 15

WJBK RADIO 15 June 19, 1964


ON THE WAY ON ‘JBK * WJBK No. 26

WJBK RADIO TOP 15

THIS WEEK. JUNE 1964


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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

Above WJBK music chart courtesy of Mrs. Patty Griggs and the George L. Griggs estate.


50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’67!

June 22nd, 2017


BILL COSBY * 1967

50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’67!

June 21st, 2017


THE CASINOS * 1967

WQTE DETROIT RADIO: ’67 NEWSPAPER AD FLASHBACK

June 20th, 2017


Monday, July 24, 1967

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE AD

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: “’Who Listens to WQTE?”

(Above WQTE ad courtesy freep.com newspapers archive. Copyright 2017; Newspapers.com).


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50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’67!

June 20th, 2017


THE MUSIC EXPLOSION * 1967

WHYT-FM BACK ON THE RADIO: POWER 96 ‘HOT HITS’!

June 16th, 2017

WHYT RECALLED ON MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS

WHYT-FM 96.3 * 1982 * BOB BROWN

Bob Brown WHYT aircheck date: Wednesday, September 15, 1982

The very first hour — 5 PM to 6 PM — when easy-listening WJR-FM transitioned into Top 40 WHYT-FM Hot Hits!


NEW! Special THANKS to Mike Jackson, Hartland, MI., for recently donating this WHYT radio aircheck to Motor City Radio Flashbacks!

The Mike Jackson Collection


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