hits of 1969

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Billy Joe Royal: If It Weren’t For Elvis I Wouldn’t Be A Musician”

Georgia born [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Billy Joe Royal [/lastfm]had a string of pop hits in the 60’s before turning country in the 80’s.  Songs like Down In the Boondocks, I Knew You When, Hush (which was covered […]

01/10/2012

Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Green River Was A Real Place

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Creedence Clearwater Revival[/lastfm]’s Green River is one of the songs included in tonight’s Top 6 @ 6 and I count down the biggest hits on this day in 1969.  Cody’s Camp, which is mentioned […]

09/01/2011

This Group Had A Top 5 Hit On This Day In 1969

You’ll hear it on this evening’s Top 6 @ 6.  The group was formed in 1967 and went through a slew of group members and lead singers.  They never had a #1 hit, but they […]

06/29/2011

Creedence Clearwater’s Green River Was A Real Place

That’s according to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Fogerty[/lastfm]’s late brother [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tom Fogerty[/lastfm], who told the story shortly before his death in 1990.  Cody’s Camp referred to in the song was also an actual location.  

06/13/2011

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