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THIS WEEK IN AMERICA! BILLBOARD ‘HOT 100′: 10/1963

October 5th, 2017

THE BILLBOARD HOT 100 October 5, 1963 (click on image 2x for largest view)


BILLBOARD HOT 100 TABULATED BY RECORDS RETAIL SALES AND RADIO AIRPLAY

BILLBOARD HOT 100 October 5, 1963


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These were the record singles you bought in 1963. Many went on to become the most popular radio airplays heard on AM radio in Detroit, October 1963, on Top 40 WJBK and WXYZ and WKMH, and conservative album-oriented, easy-listening WJR  radio.


THE NATION’S TOP-SELLING 100 SINGLES 1963



 

DETROIT ‘CHB-AM 1440: NEWSPAPER 1965 FLASHBACK

October 5th, 2017


Sunday, November 21, 1965

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: WCHB-AM ‘Bill Crane: WCHB’s Brainy “Butterball” ’ 

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


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50TH! TOP 50 BILLBOARD R&B SINGLES CHART 10/07/67

October 5th, 2017

THE NO. 1 HOTTEST R&B SINGLE IN AMERICA ’67 * JACKIE WILSON

THE NO. 2 HOTTEST R&B SINGLE IN AMERICA ’67 * WILSON PICKETT


THE NO. 3 HOTTEST R&B SINGLE IN AMERICA ’67 * THE ESQUIRES

THE NO. 4 HOTTEST R&B SINGLE IN AMERICA ’67 * SAM & DAVE

THE NO. 5 HOTTEST R&B SINGLE IN AMERICA ’67 * ARETHA FRANKLIN



WCHB / WJLB ‘TOP 5’ DETROIT

The ‘Top 5’ soul records also were the most popular radio plays heard on Detroit’s two R&B stations 1440 WCHB and 1400 WJLB on the AM dial at the time, as well as other record selections off this chart, as tabulated nationally by Billboard. Week-ending 10/07/67.


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