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A CKLW-AM 800 DETROIT NEWSPAPER ’67 FLASHBACK!

February 12th, 2017


Sunday, August 13, 1967

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: CKLW-AM ‘Dave Shafer: An Ear for Big Hits’ 

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

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A 1974 ‘BIG 80’ HAPPY NEW YEAR CHART FROM CKLW!

January 1st, 2017
CKLW BIG 80 December 1974 (click on image 2x for largest view)

CKLW BIG 80 December 1974 (click on image 2x for largest view)

CKLW BIG 80 December 1974

CKLW BIG 80 December 1974 (click on image 2x for largest view)

CKLW BIG 80 December 1974

CKLW BIG 80 December 1974 (click on image 2x for largest view)


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A 1974 ‘HAPPY NEW YEAR’ SOUVENIR FROM THE BIG 8!


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

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CKLW-AM BACK ON THE RADIO: NEW YEAR’S EVE, ’73!

December 31st, 2016

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CKLW RECALLED ON MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS

CKLW-AM 800 * December 31, 1973 * SUPER MAX KINKLE
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CKLW IN REAL TIME! NEW YEAR’S EVE

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NEW YEAR’S COUNTDOWN! AS IT HAPPENED

11 P.M. TO 12 MIDNIGHT – DECEMBER 31, 1973


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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

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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, 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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FOR YOU! A CHRISTMAS ’70 MEMORY FROM THE BIG 8!

December 24th, 2016
CKLW Seasons Greetings (MCRFB)CKLW Christmas (Jingle) * MERRY CHRISTMAS DARLING * The Carpenters * 12/1970

A CLASSIC CKLW HOLIDAY MEMORY

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU! To our friend, former WOMC 104.3 Detroit radio deejay John Freist, for adding the CKLW “Merry Christmas” jingle to this 1970 Christmas classic by The Carpenters.


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A ‘CK HOLIDAY CLASSIC: THE 12 DAZE OF CHRISTMAS!

December 20th, 2016
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CKLW New Year (Jingle) * THE 12 DAZE OF CHRISTMAS * Steve Irvings * (12/79)

 A SPECIAL THANK YOU! To our friend, former WOMC 104.3 Detroit radio deejay John Freist, for sharing this rare 1979 CKLW Christmas novelty classic with Motor City Radio Flashbacks.


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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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BIG 8 CKLW MOTOR CITY BIG 30 HITS: THIS WEEK, 1968!

September 27th, 2016
CKLW BIG 30 HITS! PREVIEWED September 24, 1968

CKLW BIG 30 HITS! PREVIEWED September 24, 1968

CKLW BIG 30 HITS! PREVIEWED September 24, 1968

CKLW BIG 30 HITS! PREVIEWED September 24, 1968 (click on survey 2x for largest PC view)

CKLW BIG 30 HITS! PREVIEWED September 24, 1968

CKLW BIG 30 HITS! PREVIEWED September 24, 1968


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

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CKLW-AM BACK ON THE RADIO: TOM SHANNON!

September 14th, 2016

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CKLW RECALLED ON MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS

 CKLW-AM 800 * 1977 * TOM SHANNON

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