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SUMMER OF 1977 SPECIAL is coming!

August 11th

Be there!

·        As we experience a Summer heatwave here in Connecticut, the 4th Hour Theme naturally went to hot, heat, burning and Summer on the July 21st, 2017 show!

·        On the July 14th, 2017 60s70s Show we continued the previous show’s 4th Hour Theme, the music of July 1963.

·        July 7th, 2017 and we’re back to (ab)normal! No "Mystery Artist" or Mystery ‘B’ Side” but there *was* a "Beatles Rarity Of The Week"! There was a tribute to 60s70s Show founder and long-time host, Jim Abbott with a rebroadcast of his March 21, 2002 live interview with Ron Dante. There wasn’t much time left for the "4th Hour Theme". It was continued during the 4th hour on the July 14th show.

SUMMER OF 1967 SPECIAL on June 30, 2017 is now in the history books!

Were you there for it?

 

·        2 themes on the June 23rd 2017 60s70s Show. A belated 50th anniversary tribute to the Beatles’ milestone LP and a 4th Hour Theme featuring songs with siren sounds. Mike Riccio now reports on what songs were #91 on this date in music history.

·        The 60s70sShow resumed Friday, June 16th from the new studio location. Hope you were there!

·        May 19, 2017, THE last show to originate from the studios located in the Beautiful, Rural, Connecticut Countryside. Songs about or related to any type of moving were featured throughout the show.

·        May 12, 2017, next to the last 60s70s Show from the "Beautiful, Rural, Connecticut Countryside".
The music of Burt Bacharach was featured for the 4th Hour Theme in observance of his 89th birthday!

·        2017, May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, what should we do. A 4th Hour theme about the number "5"? Nope! It had to be a "Fifth Hour Theme", naturally! We had a 5 hour show! The 4th Hour Theme was isolated vocal tracks or near accapella mixes to some familiar hits.
John Lennon’s demo recording of "#9 Dream" was the Beatles "Rarity Of The Week".

·        Instrumentals that didn’t reach the top 10 were featured during the 4th Hour Theme on April 28, 2017.
An early take of "That Means A Lot" was the Beatles "Rarity Of The Week".

·        During April, 1964 there were a few more hits that were NOT by The Beatles. We heard some during the 4th Hour on April 7th, 2017.

·        On March 31st, 2017 it was a day early but we still got foolish for the 4th Hour Theme.
The Orchestral Mix track to "I Am The Walrus" was the Beatles "Rarity Of The Week".

·        The March 24th, 2017 60s70s Show was devoted to the music of Chuck Berry who passed away the previous Saturday at age 90.

·        Being the 2017 version of St. Patrick’s Day, we were a bit green during the 4th hour on March 17th.

·        Elton John doesn’t get played enough??? Well, the 4th Hour Theme on March 10th, 2017 disproved it!

·        Rehearsals of "For No One" was the Beatles "Rarity Of The Week" on March 3rd, 2017.
It was a tossup between the music of Philadelphia and answer songs for the 4th Hour Theme.

·        Some severe edited versions were featured as the 4th Hour Theme on the February 24, 2017 show.
The stereo backing track to "Birthday" was the "Beatles Rarity Of The Week".

·        50 years ago, The Beatles’ "Penny Lane" and "Strawberry Fields Forever" was released. We heard the vocal track to "Penny Lane" and an earlier take on "Strawberry Fields Forever" as the "Beatles Rarity Of The Week" on the February 17, 2017 show.
50 years ago, the group Chicago formed. We featured all things Chicago for the 4th Hour Theme.

·        We paid a birthday tribute to Carole King during the 4th hour on the February 10, 2017 show.

·        On February 3rd, 2017, we paid tribute during the 4th hour, sort of, to longtime New York City radio personality, Herb Oscar Anderson, who passed away a few days earlier.
The Beatles “Rarity Of The Week” was an early rehearsal of a song that would become "Hey Bulldog". It was followed by a stripped down mix of the recording that was later included in the "Yellow Submarine" LP.

·        January 27, 2017, the 10th Anniversary! Songs with "10" in the title or artist were featured. "Mary" songs were featured during the 4th hour in tribute to the late Mary Tyler Moore.
Isolated studio tracks of Terry Kath on "Make Me Smile" and "Beginnings" were featured in tribute and recognition of the anniversary of his untimely passing.

·        We traveled back to January, 1967 during the 4th Hour on January 20th, 2017. An earlier demo of "Helter Skelter" was the "Beatles Rarity Of The Week".

·        What was the first record you owned? We heard listeners’ first records during the 4th hour on the January 6th, 2017 show and continued that theme on the January 13th show.
Do you think you can identify the "Beatles’ Rarity Of The Week" by just hearing the bass and drum tracks?

·       You didn’t miss the TOP 77 Countdown, 2016, on December 26th, did you?

·        Sounds of the Season was the "4th Hour Theme" on the December 23, 2016 show. John Lennon’s demo of “Happy Xmas” was the Beatles "Rarity Of The Week".

·        We got psychedelic during the 4th Hour Theme without ANY substance abuse! The isolated vocal track to "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window" was the Beatles "Rarity Of The Week".

·        On December 9, 2016 we did a tribute, sort of, to the late John Glenn for the 4th Hour Theme. John Lennon’s original demo of "Free As A Bird" was the Beatles "Rarity Of The Week".

·        An Abbey Road medley, done accapella, was the Beatles Rarity Of The Week. We zig-zagged between the music of January 1960 and December 1979 for the 4th Hour Theme. Some interesting contrasts!

·        On November 18th, 2016, during the "4th Hour Theme", we paid tribute to the late Leon Russell and then went back to November 1964. The Beatles "Rarity Of The Week" was a longer version of the mini-cut from Abbey Road titled "Her Majesty".

·        We had a salute to soldiers on the 4th hour on this Veterans’ Day, November 11, 2016. An earlier take of "Octopus’ Garden" was the Beatles’ “Rarity Of The Week".

·        Due to internet issues at the 60s70s Show studios, no requests were possible on the November 4th, 2016 show. As a result, a few foreign objects fell into the music sequencer.

·        For the 4th Hour Theme we had a tribute to the late Bobby Vee on the October 28, 2016 show. The acapella vocal track to “Helter Skelter” was The Beatles “Rarity of The Week”. You’ll never guess who the “Mystery Artist” was…

·        On October 21st, 2016 we were back after a couple weeks off. The 4th hour was devoted to the music of October, 1968. The Beatles’ “Rarity Of The Week” was some demos of a few Abbey Road cuts.

·        On the September 30th, 2016 show, three practice demos from Abbey Road were featured as the “Beatles Rarity Of The Week”. A tribute to the late John D. Loudermilk, who passed away the week before, was the 4th Hour Theme.

·        We celebrated the Monkees' 50th anniversary during the 4th hour on the September 16, 2016 60s70s Show. George Harrison practicing “Piggies” was the Beatles’ “Rarity Of The Week”.

·        September 1968 was featured on the ''4th Hour Theme'' on the September 9, 2016 show!
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder were just messing around, practicing their soon to be hit, and we heard them as the Beatles “Rarity Of The Week”.

·        Hot, Smoke, & Fire! - The "4th Hour Theme" on the September 2, 2016 60s70s Show. Next Friday’s 4th Hour Theme will be the music of September, 1968.
The double tracking of John Lennon’s vocal on their hit, "Help!", was featured on the Beatles "Rarity Of The Week". A single tracked "When I Grow Up" by The Beach Boys was also featured as an example.

·        The computer problems resolved, we’re back! On August 26, the 4th hour theme was “Go” songs. "Go" in the lyrics or title. The Beatles "Rarity Of The Week" was a double header with earlier takes of "Hey Jude" and "Revolution" on the 48th anniversary of its release.

·        The title wasn't in the lyrics in the songs heard during the 4th hour again on the August 12, 2016 60s70s Show.
 

·        The title wasn't in the lyrics in the songs heard during the 4th hour on the August 5, 2016 60s70s Show.
We had to pull a few strings for “The Beatles Rarity Of The Week”. *NO* Beatles were involved in this rarity. Did you hear what it was?

·        Sax and harmonica dominated music was featured on the 4th Hour Theme on the July 29th, 2016 60s70s Show.
A really horrible rendition of “House Of The Rising Sun” was the Beatles Rarity Of The Week.

·        We ran out of time(naturally) during the 4th hour to hear all the great sounds from July 1978. We did have time(barely) for the Mystery Act” and ‘The Beatles Rarity Of The Week”.

·        We really got into the music from the Summer of 1970 during the 4th Hour on the July 15, 2016 show! Were you with us?
John Lennon’s demo of “If I Fell” was The Beatles Rarity Of The Week.

·        The music of Bob Dylan, as performed by others, was the 4th hour theme on the July 8, 2016 60s70s Show.
A German version of “Get Back” was the Beatles Rarity Of The Week”, really!

·        As we entered into the Independence Day holiday weekend we played “red”, “white”, and “blue” songs during the 4th hour. Again, we were late getting into the 4th hour because we had to hear all the songs that were requested from Mike Riccio’s list of #92s on this date.

·        The Summer Of 1966 and 1976 Specials are now history. If you missed either click HERE for the 1966 Special, heard on June 17th, 2016. Click HERE for the 1976 Special, heard on June 24th, 2016. Each show is over 7 hours!

·        With all the stuff on the playlist on the June 10th, 2016 show we hardly had time for the Mystery ‘B’ Side, the Beatles Rarity Of The Week, and Mike Riccio’s #92s. We got them all in there anyway!
We also visited June 1968 during the 4th hour!

·        We couldn’t decide between the music of June 1975 and of June 1960 to feature during the 4th Hour on the June 3, 2016 show. What did we do?
The Beatles “Rarity Of The Week” was a few otherwise familiar selections from their classic Sgt. Pepper LP, released this week in 1967, but acapella versions!

·        The prelude to the Summer Of 1976 Special… The 4th hour on the May 27th 2016 show featured tunes from the Spring of 1976.

·        The music that just missed the Summer of 1966 by being too early was featured on the 4th Hour on the May 20th, 2016 show.

·        Paul messing up on “Rocky Raccoon”? Yep, take 8, “The Beatles Rarity Of The Week” on the May 13, 2016 show.
The music of May, 1963 was featured as the 4th Hour Theme.

·        On the May 6th 2016 show “Ticket To Ride”, a vocal enhanced version, and its flip, “Yes It Is” with John rehearsing, were featured as the Beatles Rarity Of The Week. Some wanted a tribute to mothers and Mothers’ Day for the 4th Hour Theme.  Others wanted horse related songs in recognition of the upcoming Kentucky Derby. We did both!

·        An early, rough mix of “Jet”, by Paul McCartney & Wings was the featured “Beatles Rarity Of The Week” on the April 29, 2016 show. Since there was no April 22 show, we paid tribute to the late Prince Rogers Nelson during the 4th hour, mixed with other “royalty” songs.

·        No show on April 22, 2016.

·        The Beatles’ “Rarity Of The Week” was a  solo’d  guitar track from Sgt. Pepper followed by the original full length track which was followed by vocal enhanced mix of the reprise.  The 4th Hour Theme was demo version of familiar hits.

·        On the April 8, 2016 60s70s Show, we turned things over to Rich Appel for an installment of the IRS Countdown Special.

·        Just fooling around, that’s all. The March 32nd, 2016 60s70s Show was unique. Did you miss it?
The Beatles “Rarity Of The Week” was an earlier take of “No Reply”.

·        The Beatles vs. The Dave Clark 5? The Beatles Rarity Of The Week on the March 25th 60s70s Show led to a comparison of Beatles and Dave Clark 5 music. The 4th Hour theme was music from March 1969.

·        A trip back in time to March 1966 was the 4th Hour Theme on the March 18, 2016 show. Some early takes of “Strawberry Fields Forever” was featured as the Beatles “Rarity Of The Week”.

·        A tribute to the late George Martin was the 4th Hour Theme on the March 11, 2016 show. Earlier we heard the rare 6 minute “She’s A Woman” by The Beatles  as an encore to the previous week’s “Beatles Rarity Of The Week”. It was followed by take 3 of “A Hard Day’s Night”.

·        On the March 4, 2016 show earlier takes of “I Feel Fine” and “She’s A Woman” were featured as the Beatles’ Rarity Of The Week.
Anything “Smith” related was the 4th Hour Theme.

·        We had a salute to George Harrison on the day after what would have been his 73rd birthday the “4th hour Theme" on the February 26, 2016 show. The Beatles Rarity of the Week was an earlier take of “Eight Days A Week”.

·        The music of Smokey Robinson was the 4th hour feature on the February 19, 2016 show. the Beatles’ Rarity of the Week was an alternate take of “Do You Want To Know A Secret”.

·        On the February 12th 2016 show we continued the previous week’s 4th hour theme, non-Beatles hits from February, 1964. the Beatles Rarity Of the Week was an earlier, unfinished take of “Hold Me Tight”.

·        Feb. 1964 had more than just the Beatles! During the 4th hour on the February 5th 2016 show we heard some of the other forgotten hits from that month. But, we did hear the Beatles earlier in the show with their Rarity Of the Week. It was an earlier take of “This Boy”.

·        On January 29th , 2016 the Beatles’ *Rarity of the Week* was from John Lennon and was effectively a take 1 of his #1 hit, “Starting Over”.
We musically celebrated life during the 4th hour due to the many losses in the music industry lately.

·        On January 22nd , 2016 the Beatles’ *Rarity of the Week* was take 5 of “From Me To You”. It was an unfinished version without the harmonica track and added vocals on the intro. It was followed by what was the flip on the original 1963 single, “Thank You Girl”. We heard a rare stereo mix of that single version.
 the 4th hour was devoted to “Baby” songs.

·        Beatles’ *Rarity of the Week* was an alternate take of “Please Please Me”.
We had a tribute to David Bowie during the 4th hour on the January 15th , 2016 show. He passed away a couple days earlier.
 

·        It’s a new year. Some new equipment was put into service and we had a 3 week vacation. the Top 77 Of All Time for 2015 was a success and is now in the history books. We now move on to the year 2016! We started a new feature on January 8th, the Beatles’ Rarity of the Week. Featured: “I Saw Her Standing there”, take 3.


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·        No December 18th 2015 show due to technical issues.

·        We saluted the 100th anniversary of the birth of Frank Sinatra during the 4th hour on the December 11, 2015 show.

·        Girl groups was the 4th Hour theme on the December 4th, 2015 show.

·         the 60s70s show on November 20th was an encore presentation of the January 27th, 2012 show and November 27th was a night off to make way for the Rewound “No Repeat Weekend”.

·         the follow-ups to the “one hit wonders" were featured during the 4th hour on the November 6, 2015 show and continued during the 4th hour on November 13th.

·        Being October 30th 2015, why not have Halloween themed songs on the 4th Hour?

·        We had some good clean family fun during the 4th hour on the October 23, 2015 show!

·        During the 4th Hour of the October 16, 2015 show we saluted the cities of the baseball teams still in the playoffs.

·          We continued with the Fall of 1969 during the 4th hour on the October 9, 2015 show.

·        During the 4th hour of the October 2nd , 2015 show we listened to some of the music from the Fall of 1969.there was one oddity that’s so rare it doesn’t even exist!

·        We heard the best of September 1973 during the 4th Hour on the September 25, 2015 show.

·        We featured Broadway play hit music for the 4th Hour theme on the September 18, 2015 show.   Next week’s 4th Hour theme is September 1973! BEthERE!

·        Rich Appel filled in on the September 11H , 2015 show. How did he do??? It’s in the archive!

·        Hits and the original versions was  the 4th Hour theme on the August 28, 2015 show there was nowhere near the time to do justice to this theme. It was continued for the full show on September 4th , 2015. Even going for an extra hour, there was still not anywhere near enough time. Perhaps we’ll continue it in the future.

·        Classics written by Bachrach / David were featured during  the 4th hour on the August 21, 2015 show.

·        A last minute decision,  the music of August 1971, was featured on the 4th Hour of the August 14th , 2015 show, once we finished up  the #93s.

·        For the 4th Hour theme on the August 7, 2015 show we went back to August, 1967! Unfortunately, one hour was not enough to do justice to such a GREAT period in music history!

·        In observance of the passing of Lynn Anderson, on July 31, 2015 the 4th Hour theme was titles and artists that include the word or name “Rose”.

·        A rainbow appeared over the 60s70s Show Studios at around 8:00 PM on July 24th , 2015. It was a perfect excuse for a “rainbow/colors”theme for the 4th hour. Were you with us?

·        We continued with the warm sounds of July, 1966 during the 4th Hour theme on the July 17, 2015 show.

·        We enjoyed the warm sounds of July, 1963 during the 4th Hour theme on the July 10, 2015 show.

·        We got patriotic for the 4th Hour theme on the July 3, 2015 show!

The Summer of 1975 Special on June 26th is now history. Join all the action on the Facebook event page.

 

 

The Summer of 1965 Special on June 19th is now history. Join all the action on the Facebook event page.

·        As we geared up for the Summer of 1965 and Summer of 1975 Specials on the June 12th , 2015 show, we had LaMonte McLamore, founding member of the 5th Dimension, on live with us to talk about the next day’s event in NYC and his book, “From Hobo Flats to the 5th Dimension”.
 the 4th Hour theme was all about school, graduation and vacations.
Mike Riccio now lists songs that were #93 on this date in history during the 3 rd hour.

·        Continuing with the previous week’s 4th Hour theme idea, we relived the month of June, 1961 during the 4th hour of the June 5, 2015 show!

·        We relived the month of June, 1960 during the 4th hour of the May 29, 2015 show!

·        As we entered into the Memorial Day weekend on the May 22, 2015 show, during the 4th Hour, we honored those you fought for us.

·        We had a very “friendly 4th hour! the 4th Hour theme on the May 15th , 2015 was all about friends and friendship.

·        We saluted all mothers on Mothers' Day on the 4th Hour theme on the May 8, 2015 show!

·        Chris Ingram, son of legendary radio personality, Dan Ingram, joined us in the 2nd hour to talk about his book ”Hey Kemosabe!”, his father, and radio in general. Other features like Mike Riccio’s #94s, and the 4th Hour theme got pushed back. During what was left of the 4th hour we went back to May, 1968.

·        In the 4th hour of the April 24, 2015 show we heard from our Canadian friends!

·        We were transported back to April 1966 during the 4th Hour on the April 17, 2015 show!

·        On April 10th , 2015, we took a break from the normal 60s70s Show abnormalities to broadcast part 1 of the 2015 IRS Top 104 with in-studio guest, Rich Appel. Part 2 continued Sunday evening from the Chestnut Cabaret, as a feature of “That Thing with Rich Appel”.

·        We came to our senses for the 4th Hour theme on the April 3, 2015 show!

·         the music of April, 1969, was featured on the 4th Hour on the March 27, 2015 show.

·        Music from March, 1970 was featured on the 4th Hour theme on the March 20, 2015 show.

·        A tip of the hat to the Irish was the 4th Hour theme on the March 13, 2015 show.

·         the changing of the clocks to daylight time… the 4th Hour theme on the March 6, 2015 show.

·        We did a tribute to Leonard Nimoy on the 4th Hour theme on the February 27, 2015 show with space related music.

·        We devoted most of the second hour of the February 20, 2015 show to the music of Lesley Gore, who passed away a few days earlier. Due to scheduling changes, we did the 4th Hour theme during the 3 rd hour, which was the music of February 1967, and Mike Riccio’s #94s On this Date during the 4th hour.

·        We celebrated the birthday of Carole King with her music on the 4th Hour theme on February 13, 2015 .

·        It was a tie between British Invasion and Bubblegum music for the 4th Hour theme on the February 6, 2015 show.

·        Anything related to football, in recognition of the upcoming Super Bowl, was the 4th Hour theme on the January 30, 2015 show.

·         the music of January 1971 was featured on the 4th hour of the January 23rd, 2015 show.

·        French music in the 4th hour of the January 16th, 2015 show, in solidarity with our friends in France.

·         the ''King'', Elvis Presley, would have turned 80 on January 8th. We saluted him on the 4th Hour theme on the January 9th, 2015 show.

·         the January 2nd show was devoted to songs people voted for but didn’t make it to the TOP 77.

·        Well, this year’s TOP 77 of all time is past us. Were you with us? If not, you can click HERE to relive the TOP 77 countdown as broadcast on December 26, 2014 from just after 2:00 PM(Eastern USA time) to Midnight! Click HERE to check out all the Facebook action.

·         the December 19th, 2014 show leaned heavily on the sounds of the season.

·        Getting from point “A” to point “B” – the 4th Hour theme on the December 12th, 2014   show!

·        We were off for the day after Thanksgiving, November 28, 2014. It was the Rewound Radio No-Repeat 60s Weekend. We came back in full force on December 5th , 2014! the 4th Hour theme featured drinking songs. I hope you didn’t miss it. If so, click THIS !

·        Thanks, giving, and food was the 4th Hour theme on the November 21st, 2014 show.

·        We took a musical trip to Philadelphia during the 4th hour on the November 14th, 2014 show!

·         the 4th Hour theme on the November 7th, 2014 show was dedicated to royalty and all things related.

·        Halloween related music dominated the show on October 31, 2014 .

·        Songs that mention other performers was the 4th Hour theme on the October 24, 2014 show.

·        We “saluted”(yeh, right) bugs, insects, and other pests on the 4th Hour theme on the October 17, 2014 show! We supplied the spray!

·        We ran out of time during the 4th Hour theme on October 10, 2014 to get in all the great sound of Paul Revere & the Raiders. We did our best. As you know, we lost Mr. Revere on Oct 4th .

·        We got flooded with requests for rain songs for the 4th Hour theme on the October 3rd, 2014 show.

·        Early in the September 26th, 2014 show it was suggested we do western songs for the 4th Hour theme. We were a bit late getting to it but it was worth the wait! Did you miss it?

·        On the 4th Hour theme on the September 19th, 2014 show we played songs having to do with the month of September and Autumn in general.

·        We had a tribute to the late Bob Crewe for the 4th Hour theme on the September 12th, 2014 show.

·        4th Hour theme on the September 5th, 2014 show - songs with a Brooklyn theme or Brooklyn artists.

·         The 4th Hour theme on the August 29th, 2014 show - songs about labor and/or working.

·        For the 4th Hour theme of the August 22nd, 2014 show, songs were paired up that sound similar, if not alike.

·        Being the 45th anniversary of the Woodstock concert, we featured cuts from the Woodstock soundtrack on the 4th hour on the August 15th, 2014 show.

·         the 4th Hour theme on the August 8th, 2014 show was possibly pushing the lyrical limits, but we didn’t cross the line. I don’t think we did…

·        Songs with drum solo intros was the Hour 4theme on the August 1, 2014 show.

·         The show theme was anti-war and pro-peace songs on the July 25th, 2014 show.

·        “Train Wrecks”, extremely contrasting songs, back to back, were the 4th Hour theme on the July 18th 2014 show!   Can you handle it???

·        Thanks to everyone for helping with the requests for the 4th Hour theme on the July 11th, 2014 show !

·        We heard some songs having to do with America during the July 4th, 2014 show and during the 4th hour we visited individual states. Were youthere?

·        On June 27th show we went back to the Summer of 1974 and played nothing but the music from that Summer! You didn’t miss it, did you? We were on for 5 hours again!

·        Were you with us for the Summer of 1964 Special on June 20, 2014! 5 hours worth of the best music from that Summer! Click HERE to hear it again. Click HERE to go to all the activity on FaceBook!

·        Special guest on the June 13th show was Robert-Allan Arno, biographer for the 5th Dimension! He spent some time with us talking about the latest 5th Dimension CD. the 4th Hour theme was all about the full moon on a “Friday the 13th ! It won’t happen again for a while so we had some fun with it! Were you there with us?

·        We were horsing around a bit during the 4th Hour theme on the June 6th show ! Did you miss it???

·        Mike Riccio now lists what songs were #94 on this date in history, from 1960 to 1979.

·        After 46 years, we finally have the special WABC version of “Stay In My Corner”! Did you hear it on the May 30th show ? Also, there were two Hour 4themes! It was a tie in the decision. So we did both!

·        We had more than enough songs about radio to fill in hour #4 on the May 23 rd show.

·        We tried to balance out the opposites on the May 16th show. Not only during the 4th Hour theme, but earlier in the show, too. And DON’T forget those drops of oil.

·        Songs for your mother and more - the 3 rd Hour theme on the May 9th show.

·        One word titled songs? Not too difficult to type the requests in! That was our 4th Hour theme on the May 2nd show. Thanks to all for all the great requests!

·        Angels… Devils… and more! the 4th Hour theme on the April 25th show! Which were you?

·        We had the serious blues on the 4th Hour of the April 18th show. But it was all a good thing. Some really good music was heard! Just another example of us being all over the bleepin’ place!

·        Were you with us on Friday April 11th , starting at 6PM Eastern , and again on Sunday April 13th , starting at 12 Noon Eastern?   We devoted the entire Friday night 60s70s Show to the 2014 edition of the IRS Countdown Special! plus a special Sunday Show! Rich Appel was actually live at the 60s70s Show studios, presenting the IRS TOP 104 for 2014! Click HERE to see the TOP 104 listing. Click HERE to hear the entire show. Parts 1 & 2 will play in sequence.

·         the April 4th show’s 4th Hour theme was more than one song with the same title.   We had too many suggestions to squeeze in to one hour. We continued with a few more on the April 18th show!

·        (3-30-2014) the LP library has been through a major reorganization and update. the LP count is now up to 1640 LPs!

·        You shouldn’t have been hungry after the 4th hour of the March 28th show! We heard songs and/or artists having to do with foods!

·        There were PLENTY of songs with girl’s names in the title during the 4th hour on the March 21 show!   We’ll continue mixing them in on next week’s(3-28) show!

·        John Lennon’s father was the “Mystery Artist” on the March 14th show! Really! Did you hear it? Click THIS ! Also, we got a bit “green” in the 4th Hour!

·         the instrumentals continued on the March 7th show! Click HERE to listen.

·        Were you instrumental in suggesting any of the selections, played in our 4th hour on February 28th ?

·        On the February 21 st show we heard from actors who also had hit records for the 4th Hour theme. In case you missed it, click HERE !

·        After dealing with some snow storms here in the Beautiful, Rural, Connecticut Countryside, the perfect 4th Hour theme on the February 14th show – Summer Songs! Hey, why not? In case you missed it, click HERE !

·         the 50th anniversary celebration of the Beatles arriving in the USA on the February 7, 2014 show! In case you missed it, click HERE !

·        “Fun Fun Fun”, “Dance Dance Dance”, “Run Run Run”. Songs with 1 word repeated was the 4th Hour theme on the January 31, 2014 show. Did you miss it?

·         the numbers theme went full throttle on the January 24, 2014 show! We really did a number on you! Did you miss it?

·        It was just an ordinary show on January 17th until the 4th Hour theme, then… HOLY(expletive)! You missed it??? From about 9:15 PM on it was all songs with numbers. Click HERE to hear it! We got WAY, WAY too many requests to play by the end of the show. We continued where we left off on the following Friday!

·        We had a little fun on the January 10, 2014 show at the expense of New Jersey’s governor and his administration! The theme was anything to do with bridges, traffic, rivers, ect. Did you miss it?

·        Starting off the new year on January 3, 2014 was a real novelty! Especially in the 4th hour! Were you there? If not, click HERE !

·        Although not a 60s 70s Show, on December 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM, Eastern USA time, we broadcast live, the 16th annual TOP 77 COUNTDOWN! Were you there? Check out all the Facebook action HERE !

·        Folk rock was the theme on December 13, 2013, in the 4th hour. Hear it HERE !

·        Were you with us in the garage in the 4th hour on December 6, 2013?   It’s not too late to join us HERE !

·        Doo-Wop! “ the Hour 4theme” on   November 22, 2013 ! Plus some thoughtful songs about this date 50 years earlier.

·        Did you polish off your old disco balls and enjoy all the disco remakes during the 4th Hour theme? November 15, 2013 !  

·        We went classical on the November 8, 2013 show! No, not a format change, the 4th Hour theme! Click to listen !

·        We had to be somewhat “twisted” to be able to feature that Chubby Checker classic in stereo on the November 1, 2013 show! Did you miss it?

·        We really gave you “ the bird” in the 4th hour of the October 25, 2013 show, didn’t we?

·        It got a bit colorful in the last hour of the October 18, 2013 show. Did you miss it?

·        We had a little cheesy fun in the last hour of the October 11, 2013 show, didn’t we?

·        A quick shout-out to all our friends who joined us at the 8th Annual Oldies Meet & Greet at Ben’s Deli in NYC on Oct. 5th!

·        On July 12, 2013 we remembered Frank Cavaliere, a member of the 60s70s Show family since 2007. Click HERE to listen.

·        On June 21st and June 28th we celebrated the start of the Summer of 2013 by going back 40 years to the Summer of 1973
and featuring all the great sounds of that Summer!   Check it out on Facebook . If you missed it you can listen to it HERE !

·        On Friday, June 14th we celebrated the start of the Summer of 2013 by going back 50 years to the Summer of 1963 and featured all the great sounds of that Summer! You can click HERE to hear it.

·        We had Florence LaRue of the 5th Dimension with us live on the May 10, 2013 show. Did you miss it? You can click HERE to hear it.
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