Motor City Radio Flashbacks

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CKLW RADIO 80: THE TOP 50 HITS, THIS WEEK, 02/04/64

February 6th, 2018

CKLW RADIO 80 February 4, 1964


THE CKLW “GREAT EIGHT”


CKLW * NO. 01

CKLW * NO. 02

CKLW * NO. 03

CKLW * NO. 04

CKLW * NO. 05

CKLW * NO. 06

CKLW * NO. 07

CKLW * NO. 08

CKLW (BONUS!) * NO. 22

CKLW (BONUS!) * ‘READY TO GO ON EIGHT-0’

CKLW. THIS WEEK 54 YEARS AGO

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The Top 50 hits in Detroit. Featuring the ‘Top 8’ off the survey. As tabulated by CKLW Radio 80 for the week of February 04, 1964.


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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

 In Memory of George Griggs

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



WHYT-FM POWER 96 ‘HOT HITS’: THIS WEEK! 01/20/1986

January 25th, 2018

WHYT HOT HIT SURVEY January 20, 1986


WHYT DETROIT’S BEST MUSIC

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32 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK

Monday, January 20, 1986

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

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



WDEE-AM: DETROIT COUNTRY MUSIC TOP 40! 01/10/77

January 12th, 2018

WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY January 10, 1977


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 01 * “Crash” Craddock

WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY January 10, 1977 (click on image 2x for largest view)


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 02 * CRYSTAL GAYLE

BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 03 * LARRY GATLIN

BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 04 * CONWAY TWITTY

BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 05 * EMMYLOU HARRIS

WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY January 10, 1977


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 18 * BILL ANDERSON

BIG “DEE” RADIO 15. THIS WEEK 41 YEARS AGO

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The Top 40 country hits in Detroit. Featuring the ‘Top 5’ off the survey. As tabulated by WDEE 1500 for the week of January 10, 1977


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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

 In Memory of George Griggs

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




WDEE MODERN COUNTRY JINGLE * WDEE * 1977



WKNR DETROIT TOP 13 KEENER HITS! THIS WEEK 01/1964

January 10th, 2018

WKNR MUSIC GUIDE January 09, 1964 (click on chart image for largest view)



DIONNE WARWICK * KEENER 01 * 1964

THE MARKETTS * KEENER 02 * 1964

 LESLEY GORE * KEENER 03 * 1964

CLIFF RICHARDS * KEENER 04 * 1964

RIVIERAS * KEENER 05 * 1964

BOBBY VINTON * KEENER 06 * 1964

MAJOR LANCE * KEENER 07 * 1964

TIMMY SHAW * KEENER 08 * 1964

THE MURMAIDS * KEENER 09 * 1964

THE TAMS * KEENER 10 * 1964

THE PIXIES THREE * KEENER 11 * 1964

SHIRLEY MATHEWS * KEENER 12 * 1964

THE TRASHMEN * KEENER 13 * 1964


WKNR JINGLE * POWERHOUSE ONE-DERFUL (Richard Ullman) * 1964

WKNR MUSIC GUIDE January 09, 1964 (click on chart image for largest view)


SUSAN PERRIN * KEY SONG * 1964

KEENER 13 January 9, 1964


54 YEARS AGO. JANUARY 1964


A KEENER NOTE: Sam Holman? He was only on WKNR for several weeks during January 1964. Sam Holman filled the void left open when Jim Sanders left for Milwaukee (December 1963) during which time WKNR awaited the anticipated arrival (by month’s end) of Jerry Goodwin from WQAM, Miami.


A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

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



A WJBK ‘HAPPY NEW YEAR’ TOP 63 CHART! 12/27/1963

January 1st, 2018

WJBK 15 RECORD REVIEW December 27, 1963 (click on image 2x for largest detailed view)


WJBK 15 RECORD REVIEW December 27, 1963



A ‘HAPPY NEW YEAR’ 1963 CHART from WJBK RADIO 1500


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These were the record singles you bought in the Motor City in December 1963, according to WJBK. Many went on to become the most popular radio airplays heard on AM radio, also on Top 40 WXYZ and CKLW, and conservative album-oriented, easy-listening WJR  radio.


A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

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



HAPPY 2018 NEW YEAR from MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS



WKNR TOP 30 DETROIT KEENER HITS: THIS WEEK 12/1970

December 19th, 2017

WKNR MUSIC GUIDE December 14, 1970 (click on chart image for largest view)


WKNR MUSIC GUIDE December 14, 1970 (click on chart image for largest view)



47 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK. DECEMBER 1970


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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

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




WKNR TOP 31 DETROIT KEENER HITS: THIS WEEK 11/1964

November 16th, 2017

WKNR MUSIC GUIDE November 12, 1964 (click on chart image for largest view)


WKNR MUSIC GUIDE November 12, 1964 (click on chart image for largest view)



53 YEARS AGO. THIS WEEK. NOVEMBER 1964


A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

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



BIG EIGHT CKLW! MOTOR CITY BIG 30 HITS: 11/09/1970

November 14th, 2017

CKLW BIG 30 RECORDS November 09, 1970 (Click on chart image 2x for largest view)


CKLW BIG 30 RECORDS November 09, 1970 (Click on chart image 2x for largest view)


CKLW BIG 30 RECORDS November 09, 1970 (Click on chart image 2x for largest view)


CKLW BIG 30 RECORDS November 09, 1970 (Click on chart image 2x for largest view)


CKLW BIG 30 RECORDS November 09, 1970


THIS WEEK. 47 YEARS AGO. NOVEMBER 1970


A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

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



DETROIT’S ‘ROCK ‘N’ EASY’ FM 100: THIS MONTH, 1978!

November 10th, 2017

WNIC-FM 100 November 1978


WNIC-FM 100 November 1978


WNIC-FM 100 November 1978

WNIC-FM 100 November 1978


WNIC 100


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A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

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



WKNR PREMIERS 1ST MUSIC GUIDE: NOVEMBER 7, 1963

November 2nd, 2017

WKNR MUSIC GUIDE Premiere Issue; November 7, 1963


WKNR MUSIC GUIDE Premiere Issue; November 7, 1963


A special THANK YOU this website extends to Detroit radio historian Greg Innis for sharing recently with Motor City Radio Flashbacks this extremely rare and collectible (scanned) WKNR 1st. issue music guide.

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The Greg Innis Collection




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