Motor City Radio Flashbacks

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WDEE-AM: DETROIT COUNTRY MUSIC TOP 40! 07/05/76

July 11th, 2017

WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY June 5, 1976


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 01 *DAVE and SUGAR


WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY July 5, 1976 (click on image 2x for largest view)


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 02 * JOE STAMPLEY

BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 03 * WAYLON & JESSI

BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 04 * WILLIE NELSON

BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 05 * TOM BRESH

WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY July 5, 1976


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 06 * RAY STEVENS

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

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The Top 40 country hits in Detroit. Featuring the ‘Top 6’ off the survey. As tabulated by WDEE 1500, for the week of July 5, 1976.


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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



“DETROIT’S MODERN COUNTRY MUSIC STATION”

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.


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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In Memory of George Griggs

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


WHYT-FM POWER 96 ‘HOT HITS’: THIS WEEK! 05/19/1987

May 19th, 2017

WHYT-FM Tuesday, May 19, 1987


WHYT-FM (#01) * JODY WATLEY * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#02) * U2 * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#03) * LIONEL RICHIE * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#04) * KIM WILDE * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#05) * ATLANTIC STARR * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#06) * MADONNA * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#07) * HERB ALPERT and JANET JACKSON * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#08) * CUTTING CREW * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#09) * LISA LISA * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (#10) * ANITA BAKER * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (‘HEARD’) * SURFACE * 05/19/1987

WHYT-FM (‘HITBOUND’) * BOB SEGER * 05/19/1987

WHYT DETROIT’S BEST MUSIC

30 YEARS AGO TODAY. TUESDAY, MAY 19, 1987

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All TEN top WHYT hits (1-10) plus 2 BONUS tracks were selected from this music survey (05/19/1987) for your listening enjoyment here.



A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In Memory of George Griggs

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


WXYZ 1270 DETROIT SOUND TOP 12! THIS WEEK IN 1966

May 11th, 2017

“THE SOUND IS BIGGER AND BETTER” (Jingle) * WXYZ * 1966

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 01 * Chris Montez * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 02 * The Chiffons * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 03 * Love * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 04 * Shades Of Blue * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 05 * Simon & Garfunkel * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 06 * Mamas & The Papas * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 07 * Bob Dylan * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 08 * The Capitols * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 09 * James Brown * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 10 * The Rolling Stones * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 11 * The Mindbenders * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 12 * The Supremes * WXYZ (05/09/66)


“PERSONALITY PLUS, 1, 2, 7, 0!” (Jingle) * WXYZ * 1966


BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 13 * The Holidays * WXYZ (05/09/66)
BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 14 * Terry Knight & The Pack * WXYZ (05/09/66)

BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 24 * Frankie Valle * WXYZ (05/09/66)

BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 29 * B. J. Thomas * WXYZ (05/09/66)

BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 30 * The Shy Guys * WXYZ (05/09/66)

BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 35 * The Tidal Waves * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WXYZ DETROIT SOUND SURVEY. MONDAY, MAY 09, 1966


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The WXYZ TOP 12 (1-12) and “BONUS” hits featured in this Detroit Sound Survey (05/09/1966) were selected for your listening enjoyment here.



WNIC 100: SPRING INTO SUMMER LOWDOWN! 04/1978

April 21st, 2017

WNIC-FM 100 April 1978


WNIC-FM 100 April 1978


WNIC-FM 100 April 1978


WNIC-FM 100 April 1978


39-YEARS AGO. APRIL 1978

A WNIC ‘ROCK ‘N’ EASY’ LOWDOWN



A SPECIAL THANK YOU

In memory of George Griggs

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


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

April 14th, 2017

CKLW RADIO 8 HIT PARADE April 11, 1967 (Click on image 2x for largest PC view)


CKLW RADIO 8 HIT PARADE April 11, 1967 (Click on image 2x for largest PC view)


RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Arthur Conley * CKLW (No. 01) 04/11/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Frank & Nancy Sinatra * CKLW (No. 02) 04/11/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Tommy James & The Shondells * CKLW (No. 03) 04/11/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Martha & The Vandellas * CKLW (No. 04) 04/11/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston * CKLW (No. 05) 04/11/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * The Wanted * CKLW (No. 06) 04/11/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * The Supremes * CKLW (No. 07) 04/11/67

RADIO 8 HIT PARADE * The Five Americans * CKLW (No. 08) 04/11/67

BONUS! RADIO 8 * Southbound Freeway * (No. 23) * 04/11/67

BONUS! RADIO 8 * Sandy Posey * (No. 24) * 04/11/67

BONUS! RADIO 8 * Lou Rawls * (No. 25) * 04/11/67

BONUS! RADIO 8 * The Parade * (No. 28) * 04/11/67

BONUS! RADIO 8 * Simon & Garfunkel * (No. 29) * 04/11/67

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

The CKLW TOP EIGHT HITS (1-8), with added bonus songs, were selected for your listening enjoyment here. The official CKLW 30 biggest hits, this week in Detroit, April 1967.


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CKLW RADIO 8 HIT PARADE April 11, 1967 (Click on image 2x for largest PC view)


BONUS! RADIO 8 * Tommy James & The Shondells * Future Hits * 04/11/67


CKLW RADIO 8

TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 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, April of ’67, including stations WKNR, WXYZ, WCAR and WJBK, Detroit.


CKLW RADIO 8 HIT PARADE April 11, 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.


WKNR TOP 13 DETROIT KEENER HITS: THIS WEEK IN 1966!

March 31st, 2017

WKNR March 30, 1966


THE SHADOWS OF KNIGHT * WKNR (No. 01) * 03/30/66
B. J. THOMAS * WKNR (No. 02) * 03/30/66

JOHNNY RIVERS * WKNR (No. 03) * 03/30/66

THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS * WKNR (No. 04) * 03/30/66

THE YOUNG RASCALS * WKNR (No. 05) * 03/30/66

MITCH RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS * WKNR (No. 06) * 03/30/66

THE LOVIN’ SPOONFUL * WKNR (No. 07) * 03/30/66

PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS * WKNR (No. 08) * 03/30/66

CHER * WKNR (No. 09) * 03/30/66

THE BEACH BOYS * WKNR (No. 10) * 03/30/66

THE KINGSMEN * WKNR (No. 11) * 03/30/66

THE CAPITOLS * WKNR (No. 12) * 03/30/66

LOU CHRISTIE * WKNR (No. 13) * 03/30/66

WKNR March 30, 1966


WKNR MUSIC GUIDE

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 1966

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All THIRTEEN top Keener hits (1-13) were selected from this WKNR Music Guide (03/30/1966) for your listening enjoyment here.


A SPECIAL THANK YOU

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


WDEE-AM: DETROIT COUNTRY MUSIC TOP 40! 03/08/76

March 9th, 2017

WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY March 8, 1976


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 01 * WAYLON and WILLIE

WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY March 8, 1976


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 02 * MERLE HAGGARD

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

BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 04 * WILLIE NELSON

BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 05 * T. G. SHEPPARD

WDEE MODERN COUNTRY SURVEY March 8, 1976


BIG “D” COUNTRY MUSIC NO. 06 * DON WILLIAMS


THE BIG “D” RADIO 15. 41 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK

The Top 40 country hits in Detroit. Featuring the ‘Top 6’ off the survey. As tabulated by WDEE 1500, for the week beginning, March 8, 1976.


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



“DETROIT’S MODERN COUNTRY MUSIC STATION”


WDRQ-FM 92! DETROIT’S TOP 20 THIS WEEK: 03/03/1975

March 3rd, 2017

WDRQ-FM March 03, 1975


WDRQ-FM March 03, 1975 (click on survey 2x for largest detailed view)


WDRQ “Q” SINGLE NO. 01 * Detroit * AVERAGE WHITE BAND

WDRQ “Q” SINGLE NO. 02 * Detroit * MINNIE RIPPERTON

WDRQ “Q” SINGLE NO. 03 * Detroit * OHIO PLAYERS

WDRQ “Q” SINGLE NO. 04 * Detroit * GEORGE McCRAE

WDRQ “Q” SINGLE NO. 05 * Detroit * PATTI LABELLE

WDRQ FM RADIO. THIS WEEK 42 YEARS AGO

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WDRQ-FM, the Top 20 (also featured here the “Q” top 5 singles) for the week of February 24 – March 3, 1975. WDRQ legend Bill Bailey was featured on the week’s survey cover.


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


Motor City Radio Flashbacks

Memories From the Soundtrack of Your Life