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Neil Diamond Salute To Boston At Fenway Park

I would bet I’ve played the song ‘Sweet Caroline’ for a thousand times on the radio since the song came out in 1969.  It has taken on its own life with Red Sox fans who […]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/21/2013

This Mystery Group Is On Tonight’s Top 6 @ 6

The group was formed in Los Angeles.  The group’s name was taken from a 1927 Herman Hesse novel.  They only had three top 10 hits, but charted with eleven others, and another four of their […]

10/19/2011

The Greatest One Hit Wonders Ever – Know Who They Are?

They hailed from Lincoln, Nebraska, and had the second biggest hit of 1969.  Only Aquarius /Let the Sun Shine I by the Fifth Dimension was bigger than this duo’s song.  they were signed to a […]

07/08/2011

Glen Campbell’s Wichita Lineman – Subject To Interpretation?

It’s all subjective, but I truly believe [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Glen Campbell[/lastfm]’s best performance is Wichita Lineman.  I didn’t really completely understand what he was talking about in the song (thank you [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jimmy Webb[/lastfm]). but Glen […]

06/22/2011

Tommy James With The Story Of Crimson And Clover

Today’s Top 5 @ 5 takes a look at the five biggest songs on this day in 1969.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Tommy James and the Shondells[/lastfm] Crimson and Clover is one of the tracks.  Do you have […]

01/11/2011

What Does The Bee Gees ‘I Started A Joke’ Have To Do With An Airplane Ride?

Robin and the late Maurice Gibb were born on this day in 1949.  Along with brother Barry, they formed  The [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bee Gees,[/lastfm] in 1958, though they were at first called The Gibb Brothers.  On […]

12/22/2010

Peter, Paul, And Mary Or Bob, Donovan, And Mary?

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Peter Paul and Mary[/lastfm] are in today’s Top 5 @ 5 with their only #1 hit, but I couldn’t resist posting this picture of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Dylan[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Donovan[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mary Travers[/lastfm].  We […]

11/30/2010

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