Sunday, May 04, 2008

K/mentertainer May 4, 1962

Black & White copy, but you get to see the whole thing! The back side is stil advertising Art Laboes Oldies But Goodies.
#1 Stranger On The Shore-Mr Acker Bilk
#7 Cindy's Birthday-Johnny Crawford Highest debut in the top ten.
New on the Honorable K/mention
Too Many Teardrops-Bobby Hart He was trying for a long time before he had a hit with Tommy Boyce
Three big hits debuting: Born to Lose-Ray Charles, Palisades Park-Freddie Cannon, The Stripper-David Rose
In the 1970s, Dave Sebastion on his morning show did a bit on his morning show playing The Stripper where you would Flex along with Dave. Early morning exercise.
Someone else who had to wait a few years for a hit debuts a song here Jerry Reed-Goodnight Irene.

A few Twist songs high on the survey. The highest is Twistin' Maltilda-Jimmy Soul at #2 Also #4 Surfer's Twist-The Defiants. Teach Me To Twist-Bobby Rydell/Chubby Checker, Honorable K/mention. Slow Twistin'-Chubber Checker fell off from last week.

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