Motor City Radio Flashbacks

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THE KEENER KEY MEN OF MUSIC: HAPPY NEW YEAR! ’68

December 31st, 2017

WKNR ‘NEW YEAR’ BEST WISHES ’68 * Bob Green Productions * December 1967

50 YEARS AGO!

A 1967 WKNR Holiday “Best Wishes” for the coming New Year 1968. From all the Keener Key Men of Music!





THE BIG 8 CKLW: A NEW YEAR’S EVE COUNTDOWN! ’73

December 31st, 2017

CKLW RECALLED ON MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS

CKLW-AM 800 * December 31, 1973 * 12-HRS. NEW YEAR’S EVE COUNTDOWN!



THE BIG 8. 44 YEARS AGO TODAY

Relive the LAST 12 HOURS on CKLW 1973!

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With all the commercials, sports, news and weather of the day, hear the sounds of the Big 8 on New Year’s Eve, 1973, with Pat Holiday, Brother Bill Gable, Johnny Williams, Ted Richards. Ted Richards kicks off the CKLW Top 100 Hits of 1973. And hear the actual midnight countdown with Super Max Kinkel as he ushers in the New Year 1974!


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Relive this entire 12 hour non-stop CKLW New Year’s Eve 1973 Countdown, “as it happened.”

HAPPY NEW YEAR from MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS!



CKLW IN REAL TIME!

NEW YEAR’S EVE ’73


* 12 CONTINUOUS HOURS! AS IT HAPPENED *

12:56 P.M. through 12 MIDNIGHT – DECEMBER 31, 1973




WCAR ’63 DETROIT RADIO: NEW YEAR’S NEWSPRINT AD

December 31st, 2017


Sunday, December 29, 1963

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE AD

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: “Remember Me?

(Above WCAR ad courtesy freep.com newspapers archive. Copyright 2017; Newspapers.com. ) The above featured WCAR ad was ‘clipped,’ saved, and imaged by Motor City Radio Flashbacks)


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50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’67!

December 31st, 2017


BOYCE & HART * 1967


50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’67!

December 31st, 2017


KING CURTIS * 1967


50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’67!

December 31st, 2017


ROLLING STONES * 1967


50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’67!

December 31st, 2017


PETULA CLARK * 1967


CKLW-AM BACK ON THE RADIO: SCOTT REGEN!

December 30th, 2017

CKLW RECALLED ON MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS

CKLW-AM 800 * 1970 * SCOTT REGEN


NEW! Scott Regen CKLW aircheck date (UNSCOPED!): Tuesday, March 24, 1970

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* The Jim Feliciano Collection *




THIS WEEK IN AMERICA: BILLBOARD HOT 100! 12/30/67

December 30th, 2017

BILLBOARD HOT 100 December 30, 1967 (click on chart image 2x for largest detailed view)


BILLBOARD HOT 100 TABULATED BY RECORDS RETAIL SALES AND RADIO AIRPLAY

BILLBOARD HOT 100 December 30, 1967


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These were the record singles you bought in 1967. Many went on to become the most popular radio airplays heard on AM radio in Detroit, December 1967, on Top 40 CKLW and WKNR, and conservative album-oriented, easy-listening WXYZ, WJBK and WJR  radio.


THE NATION’S TOP-SELLING 100 SINGLES 1967




50TH! TALKIN’ ‘BOUT MY GENERATION: TOP HITS OF ’67!

December 30th, 2017


SMALL FACES * 1967


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