Saturday, March 31, 2012

KFXM and KOLA March 27-30, 1974


Bennie and The Jets-Elton John #1
New in the top ten
TSOP-MFSB #8
Lord's Prayer-Sister Janet Mead #9
Highest debut
A Very Special Love Song-Charlie Rich #19

New
Mr. Natural-Bee Gees
Midnight At The Oasis-Maria Muldaur
Ontario Jam at The Ontario Speedway!
KOLA
Bennie & The Jets-Elton John #1
New in the top ten
Oh My My-Ringo Starr #7
I'll Have To Say I Love You in A Song-Jim Croce #10
Highest debut
You Make Me Feel brand New-Stylistics #32
New
The Entertainer-Marvin Hamlish
Band On The Run-Paul McCartney & Wings

Friday, March 30, 2012

KFXM March 30, 1981

The Best Of Times-Styx #1
Nothing new in the top ten
no debuts
Future Hits
Somebody Send My Baby Home-Lenny LeBlanc
Let Me Stay With You Tonight-Point Blank
96 Tears-Garland Jeffreys 

Saturday, March 24, 2012

KFXM and KOLA March 25-26, 1977

Hotel California-Eagles #1
New in the top ten
Maybe I'm Amazed-Wings #4
Do Ya-ELO #5
Southern Nights-Glen Campbell #7
Sam-Olivia Newton-John #9
Highest debut
Your Love-Marilyn McCoo and  Billy Davis, Jr #37
 
Knott's Berry Farm entertainment
Carry On Wayward Son-Kansas #1
Return to the survey
Go Your Own Way-Fleetwood Mac #17
Debut
Maybe I'm Amazed-Wings #22

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

KFXM and KOLA March 20-23, 1974

Mockingbird-Carly Simon/James Taylor #1
Nothing New in the top ten
Highest debut
Looking For A Love-Bobby Womack #24
future hits
The Show Must Go On-Three Dog Night
A Very Special Love Song-Charlie Rich
Mr Natural-Bee Gees


How about a photomat coupon?
Johnny Winter and Brownsville Station
at the Swing Auditorium 

Dark Lady-Cher #1
new in the top ten
Hooked On A Feeling-Blue Swede #5
Eres Tu-Mocedades #10
Highest debut
My Mistake Was To Love You-Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye #35


New
Piano Man-Billy Joel


Saturday, March 17, 2012

KFXM March 18-19, 1977

1977 not 1971!
Carry On Wayward Son-Kansas #1
New in the top ten
Hotel California-Eagles #9
Highest debut
doesn't look like there's a debut this week

Rich Girl-Daryl Hall & John Oates #1 
New in the top ten
Hotel California-Eagles #8
Here Comes Those Tears Again-Jackson Browne #10
Highest debut
Lido Shuffle-Boz Scaggs #35
also new
Couldn't Get It Right-Climax Blues Band
My Sweet Lady-John Denver
Tie Your Mother Down-Queen

Thursday, March 15, 2012

KFXM March 16, 1981

Keep On Loving You-REO Speedwagon #1
New in the top ten
Crying-Don McLean #9
A Little In Love-Cliff Richard #10
Highest debut
Sukiyaki-A Taste Of Honey #27
Future Hits
Too Much Time On My Hands-Styx
Hold On Loosely-.38 Special 

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The K/MEN in illustrated form with autographs

The early years of K/MEN brought illustrations of the DJs.  The following was assembled by Bill Earl, KRLA Historian at  http://classicdjradioscrapbook.blogspot.com/
Autographs are what I collected at the Route 66 Hall of Fame induction of K/MEN

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

KFXM and KOLA March 15-16, 1974

Missing in action KFXM Survey March 15, 1974.  Or it could be March 13, 1974, because next week's KFXM survey is dated March 20.
Starting this week through the middle of 1975, there are changing dates and missing and handwritten KFXM surveys.  But I will bring you all I have.


Mockingbird-Carly Simon/James Taylor #1
New in the top ten
Rock and Roll Hoochie Coo-Rick Derringer #7
Bennie & The Jets-Elton John #9
Highest debut
TSOP-MFSB #18
The ones in red were guesses at the time, based on last weeks ranking.
Future Hits maybe based on what I heard at the time, but I'm not really sure how I came up with this weeks Future Hits.
KOLA
Dark Lady-Cher #1
new in the top ten
Bennie & The Jets-Elton John #9
Sunshine On My Shoulders-John Denver #10
Highest debut
Just Don't Want To Lonely-Main Ingredient #30
Also new
Tubular Bells-Mike Oldfield

Monday, March 12, 2012

KFXM and KOLA March 11-12, 1977

Theme From A Star Is Born-Barbra Streisand #1
New in the top ten
Rich Girl-Daryl Hall and John Oates #5
Long Time-Boston #8
I Like Dreaming-Kenny Nolan #10
Highest debut
You Know Like I Know-Ozark Mountain Daredevils #23
Boston Concert
at
The Swing Auditorium
Go Your Own Way-Fleetwood Mac #1
New in the top ten
Crackerbox Palace-George Harrison #8
Don't Give Up On Us-David Soul #9
Highest debut
Whodunit-Tavares #38

Thursday, March 08, 2012

KFXM March 9, 1981

Keep On Loving You-REO Speedwagon #1
New in the top ten
I Aint Gonna Stand For It-Stevie Wonder #8
Hello Again-Neil Diamond #10
Highest debut
Time Out Of Mind-Steely Dan #24
Also new
Fade Away-Bruce Springsteen
Turn Me Loose-Lover Boy
REMEMBER
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CONTEMPORARY
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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

KFXM and KOLA March 8-9, 1974

Come And Get Your Love-Redbone #1
New in the top ten
Nothing new this week, but Bennie And The Jets-Elton John up to #11
Highest debut
Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me-Gladys Knight & The Pips #24
Future Hits
I'll Have To Say I Love You In a Song-Jim Croce 
TSOP-MFSB


Johnny Winter/Brownsville Station
at The Swing Auditorium
Seasons In The Sun-Terry Jacks #1
New in the top ten
Mighty Love Part 1-Spinners #8
Come & Get Your Love-Redbone #10 
Highest debut
(I've Been) Searchin' So Long-Chicago #28
New
Skybird-Neil Diamond
The show Must Go On-Three Dog Night
Help Me-Joni Mitchell 

Monday, March 05, 2012

KOLA March 5, 1977

Go Your Own Way-Fleetwood Mac #1
New in the top ten
Don't Leave Me This Way-Thelma Houston #8
Bite Your Lip-Elton John #9
Highest debut
Trying To Love Two-William Bell #38

Sunday, March 04, 2012

KFXM March 4, 1977

Night Moves-Bob Seger #1
New in the top ten
Carry On Wayward Son-Kansas #7
Boogie Child-Bee Gees #8
Don't Leave Me This Way-Thelma Houston #9
Highest debut
Hotel California-Eagles #22
More Than A Feeling-Boston hanging in again at #30

Friday, March 02, 2012

KFXM March 2, 1981

Nine To Five-Dolly Parton #1
New in the top ten
Rapture-Blondie #7
Kiss On My List-Daryl Hall & John Oates #8
Treat Me Right-Pat Benatar #9
Highest debut
Just Between You And Me-April Wine #28


Future Hits
Turn Me Loose-Lover Boy
Ai No Corrida-Quincy Jones
Let Me Go-The Rings
First line up of DJs listed on KFXM I have since February 18, 1980 listed below
Only person remaining is Rich Watson