Thursday, December 17, 2009

KFXM December 16, 1960

Are You Lonesome Tonight?-Elvis Presley #1
Highest debut My Last Date (With You)-Skeeter Davis #27
Also debuting Yes, I'm Lonesome Tonight-Linda Lee #39 answer song to Elvis New
Sad Mood-Sam Cooke
There's A Moon Out Tonight-Capris
To Be Loved-The Pentagons

3 comments:

Lord Darth Sidious said...

coming up strong at #2:
Ferrante & Teicher -- "The Twin Pianists" as they were called back then -- with their first major
TopTen hit recording from the movie of the same name,
"E-X-O-D-U-S-". a superb-O flick plus this theme song version is one of my all-time instrumental listening tunes.

Anonymous said...

I see KFXM finally dropped LAWRENCE WELK from LAST DATE. This was strictly a FLOYD CRAMER hit.
Why WELK was given cocredit as also
having the hit is beyond history.

But wait, here comes LW with his
best ever: CALCUTTA. This one will
be a big hit and great to listen to.
LW redeems himself with this.
The LAWRENCE WELK SHOW still runs on
a lot of PBS stations; KVCR-TV in
Berdoo is one of them. Quite a
hoot to watch this show in
retrospective. It's so corny it's
not only a music show but comedic
because of the way it was. That
innocence is gone from today's super-produced shows.

Lord Darth Sidious said...

dittos on Anony's comments re
Lawrence Welk and His Champagne Orchestra... yes, the instrumental recording of "Calcutta" was a real tongue-tapper in its day!
and now, with the bubbles falling around us, everyone is having a wunnerful, wunnerful time.