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WE’RE ’68 ‘SOUL CLAPPIN’ WITH CKLW TOM SHANNON!

September 2nd, 2014
Tom Shannon

TOM SHANNON

“SOUL CLAPPIN’ “ (Tom Shannon) * The Buena Vistas * MARQUEE Records (1968)

 

the-buena-vistas-soul-clappin-marquee-detroitTOM SHANNON! “Soul Clappin’,” recorded and produced by Detroit’s  very own The Buena Vistas, was co-written in part by Tom Shannon while a radio deejay at CKLW, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. 1967.

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IT’S A ’62 ‘WILD WEEKEND’ WITH CKLW TOM SHANNON!

August 29th, 2014
Tom Shannon

TOM SHANNON

 “WILD WEEKEND” (Tom Shannon) * The Rockin’ Rebels * SWAN Records (1962)

 

rockin-rebels-wild-weekend-1962TOM SHANNON! “Wild Weekend,” produced and recorded by Buffalo’s ‘Rockin’ Rebels,’ was co-written in part by (future disk jockey CKLW 1964) Tom Shannon while a radio deejay at WKBW, Buffalo, New York, 1962.

–   M O T O R   C I T Y   R A D I O   F L A S H B A C K S

CKLW T. CLAY: “WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO” ‘MORE’ ’64

July 11th, 2014

Ritz Ortolani Mondo Cane (Italian) LP

CKLW Tom Clay 1964TOM CLAY. In 1964, the widely-popular radio personality used to recite his composition, “What Ever Happened To,” occasionally, during his radio shows on CKLW radio. Adapted from the 1962 motion picture soundtrack album, Mondo Cane, this was the background instrumental music, track entitled, “More,” which originally Tom Clay selected to play while he read his self-authored piece to his large radio following here in Detroit. Soundtrack music conducted by Ritz Ortolani and Nino Oliviero.

Ritz Ortolani

RITZ ORTOLANI

RITZ ORTOLANI ORCHESTRA * “More” * ‘MONDO CANE’ United Artists (USA LP; 1962)

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