hits of 1971

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Carly Simon Hit Used As A Commercial

When I played Anticipation by Carly Simon as a Turntable Tuesday song earlier this afternoon, I thought I’d remembered it having been used as a commercial.  Lo and behold, the memory wasn’t faulty as I […]

05/15/2012

Michael Jackson Scores With A Hit About A Bird

I have a Turntable Tuesday tune you’ll hear this afternoon at 5:28 that was a top 10 solo hit for [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] in 1971.  According to Michael, Jermaine, and Marlon, even when they were […]

11/08/2011

Carly Simon Had a Hard Time Living This Down

Today’s Top 6 @ 6 features songs that were used in commercials.  This 1979 Heinz commercial effectively used [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carly Simon[/lastfm]‘s song Anticipation as the music for the spot.  Several years later I asked Carly […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/09/2011

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