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THIS DAY! THE BEATLES CHART U.S. TOP 5: APRIL 4, 1964

April 4th, 2014
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The Beatles Top 5 on Billboard Singles Chart, April 4, 1964

The Beatles hit the Top 5 on the Billboard HOT 100 singles chart, April 4, 1964

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1 9 6 4 :  T H E  B E A T L E S  break all American chart records when the latest Billboard chart (April 4, 1964) shows them with the ‘Top Five’ records in the country simultaneously with: #5: “Please Please Me,” #4: “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” #3: “She Loves You,” #2: “Twist And Shout,” #1: “Can’t Buy Me Love.” Even more incredibly, nine other Beatles’ singles are scattered in various other positions numbered around the “Hot 100.” The Beatles had similarly dominated Canada and Australia’s Top Ten earlier in the month. 50 years ago. The Beatles made music history on this day, Billboard, April 4, 1964.

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WABX-FM: WHEN DETROIT LOST ITS AIRWAVE SOUL (A)

April 2nd, 2014

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WABX-FM: WHEN DETROIT LOST ITS AIRWAVE SOUL (B)

April 2nd, 2014

Detroit's Radio Desert (John Fenton) 9-3-1975 (Part B)A MCRFB VIEWING/READING TIP: To fully appreciate this ANN ARBOR SUNDetroit’s Radio Desert‘ (David Fenton; September 3, 1975) feature — To enlarge this image FULL SCREEN — click image and open to second window. Click image again, twice, for EXPANDED, LARGEST VIEW. Click image anytime to return to NORMAL image size. (Click your server’s back button to return to MCRFB main home page).

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