Wednesday, September 23, 2009

KFXM September 23, 1960

A Million To One-Jimmy Charles #1
Highest debut A Fool In love-Ike & Tina Turner New
Somebody To Love-Bobby Darin
Georgia On My mind-Ray Charles
A Thousand Stars-Cathy Young
Hush Hush-Jimmy Reed
#56 Another Roy Cordell mention

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Got to be one of their
Best: Ike & Tina's A FOOL
IN LOVE. Love that garage sound
and Tina belts it out the best.
They were great.
Too bad their life backgrounds were
so deranged. At least IKE was.
I do believe the movie and
books written about their messy
relationship. She won out in
the end and IKE refuted it all.
He died denying it all.
We didn't believe him.
TINA proved she was a winner
all along.

Lord Darth Sidious said...

LOVE THAT TINA TURNER; SHE HAS ALWAYS BEEN ONE HELLUVA CLASSY SONGSTRESS AND PERFORMER ON STAGE OR OFF!

Lord Darth Sidious said...

Re: Roy Cordell mention on KFXM survey hit #56:
as we know from before, Mr. Cordell always got his "take" for most recording projects he was involved in or trying to promote on the side through his personal contacts within the industry...
this was a standard practice back then for many DJ's who stood to gain dollar-wise through this
clever-ruse version of payola.
Note that Dick Clark and Alan Freed were progenitors of this
none-too-subtle "record promotion" practice!

BruceC said...

Interesting to see the "Once In Awhile" by the Chimes was moving up the top 40 of the "Fabulous 59" this week.

The song wouldn't peak nationally on the Billboard HOT 100 until January and February of 1961.

Until I saw this tunesheet, I though KFXM dropped the ball on this fabulous song altogether.

Good to see I was not only wrong, but that KFXM was so early on it, smelling a huge hit, which was to be only after a few more MONTHS went by.

PS: Does anyone remember "Gee Baby" by Jo and Ann?

"Gee baby, baby baby you're so fine, fine, fine..."

That was an early 1961 KFXM hit tune that didn't even make the HOT 100 as far as I know.