KFXM and KMEN the Top 40 stations of the Inland Empire (San Bernardino/Riverside)in the 1960's. This site will bring you information and pictures from these two stations KFXM 590 and KMEN 1290. For other musical and miscellaneous interests take a look at.........................http://djsgone.blogspot.com/
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This week the new K/mentertainer with Dave McCormick on the cover. Try to imagine this as being the size of a CD jewel box, because that is what size it is! It's now a SPECIAL WEEKLY MINI MAGAZINE. This week features Bruce Chandler's artwork...
Stillwater (Love)-Four Tops #1 Highest debut #28 Share The Land-Guess Who and sneaking in at #30 Black Magic Woman-Santana. A while back I mentioned Black Magic Woman still dominant on the radio. Well the next time I turned the radio on the first song I heard was Black Magic Woman
New this week Me About You-Turtles Probably would have been a hit a couple years earlier
Indiana Wants Me-R. Dean Taylor #1
Higest debut #20 Stand By Your Man-Candi Staton
You might notice I used this survey asa note pad. Only copy I have. If I had another, it's long gone.
#1 Big Girls Don't Cry-Four Seasons Highest debut Miserlou-Dick Dale Was it a Dominoes Pizza commercial that was used in? New this weel Up On The Roof-Drifters They had hits during the sixties, but I always think of the Drifters as a fifties group.
Indiana Wants Me-R. Dean Taylor #1 Preferred one of his followups Gotta See Jane Highest debut Gypsy Woman-Brian Hyland #21 Like his version of the song Future Hit Black Magic Woman-Santana and it will never be missing from the radio again.
Introducing Jerry Brooke... His bio states he was Manager of KFWB.... Talk To Me-Sunny & The Sunglows #1 on both stations this week Highest debut Witchcraft/Bossa Nova Baby-Elvis Presley #17 BIG TOP TOPPERS
Popsicles & Icicles-Mermaids
Wonderful Summer-Robin Ward
New feature KFXM Discovery Derby Entries
each djs pick of the week
It's All Right-Impressions highest debut #5 on K/men
Magic Carpet Ride-Steppenwof #1 knocking Revolution/Hey Jude down to #2 Highest debut Take Me For A Little While-Vanilla Fudge #20 Watch carefully you see the jocks from #1 KFXM on the cover of the Tiger Mag this week, in a couple weeks things will be a lot different.
#1 and highest debut Big Girls Don't Cry-Four Seasons also debuting #7 Return To Sender-Elvis Presley and #10 Watermelon Walk-Five Counts This one I've never heard New this week Ten Little Indians-Beach Boys I guess this one wasn't the usual Beach Boys fare, and it didn't catch on.
Changes for both KFXM and K/MEN KFXM has a completely new lineup, and "TheSurvey With The Hits On Top" Big Top 40 New on KFXM are pictures and biographies of the new KFX-"M"-Squad. I think KMEN was having an effect on KFXM. First picture and biography is the world famous Larry Lujack coming from KNEW in Spokane, WA leaving his high ratings to come to San Bernardino. Notice KFXM's address listed above is now 666 Fairway Dr, San Bernardino
#1 again this week is Sugar Shack-Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs
Highest debut I Worry About You-Etta James #25
New this week Elvis Presley Bossa Nova Baby/Witchcraft
The Truant-The Truants A local hit produced by Bill Bellman a KFXM employee
Gone are Steve Jay, Lyle Kilgore, Jack Fleming, Bill Tanner, Bob Griffin, and Andy Thompson
The new guys are Larry lujack, Bob Holmes, John Stone, Jerry Brooke, Lynn Bryson, and Bob Davis
The lone survivor appears to be Jack Sands
New pictures of the K/men For the first time we see Jim Mitchell
#1 this week Sugar Shack-Fireballs highest debut Wild-Dee Dee Sharp #7
new this week
Tie Me Surfer Board Down Sport-Travellers based on a very popular Rolf Harris song Torque-The Torques on Rock-It Records This was not actually the title or the group. This turns out to be The Truant by The Truants
Does anyone know the story behind this? On KFXM it was listed as The Truant