Motor City Radio Flashbacks

Memories From the Soundtrack of Your Life

6/71: THE HISTORY OF DETROIT RADIO PREMIERES! ‘DRQ

April 11th, 2017


THE  LANDMARK 1971 WDRQ-FM BROADCAST!


 HOUR 2  CHAPTER 03
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ART VUOLO * The History of Detroit Radio * WDRQ-FM June 19-20, 1971

 HOUR 2  CHAPTER 04

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ART VUOLO * The History of Detroit Radio * WDRQ-FM June 19-20, 1971

STOP! MISSED HOUR NUMBER ONE? GO HERE.


A special THANK YOU to Art Vuolo for donating his 1971 6 hour ‘THE HISTORY of DETROIT RADIO’ production now archived on Motor City Radio Flashbacks. The program premiered on WDRQ-FM 12 noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20. Originally conceived, created and produced by Art Vuolo, 1971.


DETROIT FREE PRESS Sunday, June 20, 1971



THIS WEEK 50 YEARS AGO: THE HOTTEST HIT IN THE USA!

April 11th, 2017


NUMBER 1 IN AMERICA ’67 * Frank and Nancy Sinatra * 04/09/67 – 05/06/1967

BILLBOARD HOT 100 TOP FIVE: WEEK-ENDING APRIL 15, 1967

(click on chart image 2x for detailed view)


NUMBER ONE FOR 1967!

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THIRTEEN WEEKS on the singles chart, “Somethin’ Stupid” by Frank and Nancy Sinatra peaked this week at No. 01 (4 weeks) on the Billboard Hot 100, week April 9 through May 6, 1967(source: Billboard)

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MCRFB Link: For the previous No. 1 record in the U.S.A. 1967 GO HERE.


Motor City Radio Flashbacks

Memories From the Soundtrack of Your Life