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BIG 8 CKLW MOTOR CITY BIG 30 HITS: THIS WEEK, 1967!

December 29th, 2016
CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED December 26, 1967 (click on all images 2x for largest PC view)

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED December 26, 1967 (click on all images 2x for largest PC view)

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED December 26, 1967 (click on all images 2x for largest PC view)

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED December 26, 1967 (click on all images 2x for largest PC view)


CKLW BIG 30 HITS * Human Beinz * CKLW (No. 01) 12/26/67

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CKLW BIG 30 HITS * Joe Tex * CKLW (No. 02) 12/26/67

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CKLW BIG 30 HITS * John Fred & The Playboy Band * CKLW (No. 03) 12/26/67

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CKLW BIG 30 HITS * The Foundations * CKLW (No. 04) 12/26/67

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CKLW BIG 30 HITS * The Union Gap * CKLW (No. 05) 12/26/67

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CKLW BIG 30 HITS * The Beatles * CKLW (No. 06) 12/26/67

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CKLW BIG 30 HITS * The Impressions * CKLW (No. 07) 12/26/67

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CKLW BIG 30 HITS * Aretha Franklin * CKLW (No. 08) 12/26/67
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CKLW TOP 30 HITS TABULATED BY LOCAL RETAIL SALES AND NATIONAL RADIO AIRPLAY

MCRFB.COM has every song selection on this CKLW playlist archived in it’s music library. All CKLW TOP EIGHT HITS (1-8) titles were selected by the author for your listening enjoyment.


 CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED December 26, 1967 (click on all images 2x for largest PC view)

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED December 26, 1967 (click on all images 2x for largest PC view)


CKLW BIG 30 HITS * The Marvelettes * CKLW (HIT PREVIEW) 12/26/67

cklw-12-26-1967-griggs3-mcrfb-hbCKLW, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1967

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, December of ’67, including stations WKNR, WXYZ, WCAR and WJBK, Detroit.

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Above CKLW Music Survey courtesy of Mrs. Patty Griggs and the George L. Griggs estate.

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BIG 8 CKLW MOTOR CITY BIG 30 HITS: THIS WEEK, 1969!

November 10th, 2016
CKLW BIG 30 HITS! PREVIEWED November 04, 1968

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED November 04, 1969

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED November 04, 1968

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED November 04, 1969 (click on all images 2x for largest PC view)

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED November 04, 1968

CKLW BIG 30 HITS PREVIEWED November 04, 1969


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Above CKLW Music Survey courtesy of Mrs. Patty Griggs and the George L. Griggs estate.


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DETROIT CKLW RADIO ’60 NEWSPAPER AD FLASHBACK

October 7th, 2016

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Friday, February 5, 1960

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE AD

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: “A Real Lift On Cold Winter Nights”

(Above CKLW ad courtesy freep.com newspapers archive. Copyright 2016; Newspapers.com).

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SHANNON’S SPOT LIVE ON CKLW-TV . . . OCTOBER 5, 1968

August 11th, 2016

Motor City Radio Flashbacks logoFrom the MCRFB NEWS archive: 1968

Popular Big 8 Jock Finds Place On Local TV Dance Show

 

 

 

 

CKLW Tom Shannon 1967

CKLW Tom Shannon 1967

DETROIT — “The Lively Spot,” hosted by CKLW deejay Tom Shannon, bowed here on CKLW-TV (Channel 9) September 30 replacing the Robin Seymour “Swingin’ Time” show.

The show will be seen 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6-7 p.m. Saturday when it will be known as “The Tom Shannon Show.”

Shannon will continue his popular 6-9 p.m. CKLW-AM show on the radio. Elmer Jaspan, director of programming for CKLW-TV, predicts Shannon will became a great favorite of Detroit young people on local Detroit/Windsor (Canada) television.

Shannon joined CKLW four years ago. A songwriter, he wrote the 1963 hit, “Wild Weekend,” while a jock in Buffalo. He also wrote “Soul Clappin,” a local hit now currently playing Detroit radio. END

Tom Shannon Show on CKLW TV-9; TV Guide ad March-22-28-1969

Tom Shannon Show on CKLW TV-9; TV Guide March-22-28-1969

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(Information and news source: Billboard; October 5, 1968)

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