Thursday, August 30, 2012

KFXM August 30, 1974

I Shot The Sheriff-Eric Clapton #1
New in the top ten
Nothing From Nothing-Billy Preston #5
It's Only Rock And Roll-Rolling Stones #7
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Baby-Barry White #8
Highest debut
Sweet Home Alabama-Lynyrd Skynyrd #24
future hits
Can't Get Enough-Bad Company 
You Little Trustmaker-The Tymes

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

KFXM August 29, 1977

You And Me-Alice Cooper #1
New in the top ten
Best Of My Love-Emotions #5
Give A Little Bit-Supertramp #8
Highest debut
On & On-Stephen Bishop #20
also new
She Did It-Eric Carmen #30

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

KFXM August 28, 1959

Sea Of Love-Phil Phillips #1
What'd I Say--Parts 1 & 2-Ray Charles #2
Did KFXM play both parts right after one another?
Velvet Waters-Megatrons
I've never heard this song
Love Potion No. 9-Clovers
Suzie Baby-Bobby Vee & The Shadows
Young Girl-Al Williams (From Pacific High)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

KFXM August 22, 1977

I'm In You-Peter Frampton #1
New in the top ten
Don't Stop-Fleetwood Mac #4
You and Me-Alice Cooper #6
Highest debut
Telephone Line-ELO #19
also debuting
Just A Song Before I Go-Crosby, Stills and Nash #21

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

KFXM August 21, 1959

Thanks to Ray Keith, a color copy of this KFXM survey, which I only was able to post a black and white one before.

Sea Of Love-Phil Phillips #1
also in the top ten
What'd I Say-Ray Charles #3
Big Hunk Of Love/My Wish Came True-Elvis Presley #6
There Goes My Baby-Drifters #8
Wax To Watch
Mr. Blue-the Fleetwoods
Mack The Knife-Bobby Darin
Hey Little Girl-Dee Clark
Kissin' Time-Bobby Rydell
Leave My Kitten Alone-Little Willie John

Friday, August 17, 2012

KFXM August 17, 1981

Slow Hand-Pointer Sisters #1
New in the top ten
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around-Stevie Nicks #8
Hold On Tight-Electric Light Orchestra #10
Highest debut
Endless Love-Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie #15
Future Hits
Start Me Up-Rolling Stones
Night Owls-Little River Band

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

KFXM August 14, 1974

Control Room Copy courtesy of Vic Moreno
The Night Chicago Died-Paper Lace #1
New in the top ten
Rock Me Gently-Andy Kim #5
Wild Thing-Fancy #6
You're Having My Baby-Paul Anka #7
Wildwood Weed-Jim Stafford #8
Rub It In-Billy C. Craddock #9
Highest debut
It's Only Rock and Roll-Rolling Stones#17
Future Hits
I Love My Friend-Charlie Rich
Can't Get Enough-Bad Company
Sweet Home Alabama-Lynyrd Skynyrd
Beach Baby-First Class
Live It Up Part 1-Isley Brothers

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

KFXM August 15, 1977

I'm In You-Peter Frampton #1
New in the top ten
Barracuda-Heart #5
Handy Man-James Taylor #10
Highest debut
Give A Little Bit-Supertramp #24

Friday, August 10, 2012

1970 KOLA August 12, 1970

This is the earliest KOLA survey that I have.  It's probably not the first KOLA survey, but it is the earliest that I have seen.  The next one I have is dated for September 1970, which I will post in September.
Signed, Sealed Delivered-Stevie Wonder #1
Highest debuting
Snowbird-Anne Murray #5
I (Who Have Nothing)-Tom Jones #9
New Records To Watch
It's So Nice-Jackie DeShannon
Green Eyed Lady-Sugarloaf
He'll Never Love You-Gentrys

Thursday, August 09, 2012

KFXM August 10, 1981 and DJ Signatures

Jessie's Girl-Rick Springfield #1
New in the top ten
Lady (You Bring Me Up)-Commodores  #6
Queen Of Hearts-Juice Newton #7
Boy From New York City-Manhatten Transfer #8
Urgent-Foreigner #9
Highest debut
Who's Crying Now-Journey #23
Future Hits
Backfired-Debbie Harry
Magic Man-Herb Alpert
Dedicated To The One I Love-Bernadette Peters

Here's the first look in a long time at the KFXM DJs
If I can read the signatures correctly, we have
Ed Mann
Dan Murphy
Jay Cervanko
Terry Shea
Jason McQueen
Pat Toney
Bobby O'Brien
Stan Soto
Rich Watson

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

KFXM August 8, 1977

Yes, this is the August 8th survey 
I'm In You-Peter Frampton #1
New in the top ten
It's Sad to Belong-England Dan and John Ford Cooley #7
Watcha Gonna Do-Pablo Cruise #8
Highest debut
You and Me-Alice Cooper #18

Saturday, August 04, 2012

KFXM August 3, 1981

Theme From Greatest American Hero-Joey Scarbury #1
New in the top ten
Slow Hand-Pointer Sisters #10
Highest debut
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around-Stevie Nicks #18
Future Hits
Teardrops-George Harrison
Who's Crying Now-Journey

Friday, August 03, 2012

KFXM July 31/August 7, 1974

This is the next survey after July 24, 1974 even though dated August 7, 1974.   It looks like a survey was skipped. There won't be another one until 8/14.  Compare the last week's numbers on this survey and July 24th, and they match.  As a bonus the contol room copy, which shows the same numbers. 

The Night Chicago Died-Paper Lace #1
New in the top ten
Feel Like Making Love-Roberta Flack #4
Tell Me Something Good-Rufus #7
Waterloo-ABBA #9
I Shot The Sheriff-Eric Clapton #10 (This shows last week at #40, but is actually the highest debut)
also debuting
Clap For The Wolfman-Guess Who #29
future hits
It's Only Rock n' Roll-Rolling Stones
Another Saturday Night-Cat Stevens

Concert coming up
Edgar Winter
Rick Derringer
Bad Company
At the Swing Auditorium
If you would like to read the control room survey, be sure to click on it to enlarge it.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

KFXM August 1, 1977

Hello!  I know it's printed August 8, 1977, but it is actually August 1, 1977.  Next weeks will be printed August 1, 1977, but you guessed it, it is August 8, 1977.  Just compare the position numbers in the Last Week column.

Do You Wanna Make Love-Peter McCann #1
Nothing new in the top ten.
Nothing new on the survey at all.