Friday, October 31, 2008

KFXM and K/men November 1-2, 1963

Introducing Buzz Baxter....He's brand new this week, and Jack Sands is gone... I'm Leaving It Up To You-Dale & Grace #1
Highest debut Midnight Mary-Joey Powers #22
New on KFXM Louie Louie-Kingsmen and Bella Dalena-Marketts (The other side is Outer Limits)

K/MEN Popsicles & Icicles-Mermaids #1
Highest debut Be True To Your School-Beach Boys #6 (KFXM also lists the flip In My Room)
New Since I Fell For You-Lenny Welch and Dominique-The Singing Nun

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

KFXM and K/men October 30-31, 1970

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
Future Hit
Domino-Van Morrison
You might notice I used this survey asa note pad. Only copy I have. If I had another, it's long gone.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

K/mentertainer October 26, 1968

New Beatles LP be known as The White Album. Notice the listing of song titles Not Guilty didn't didn't make the cut.
K/mens' Message Wall--------------

Those Were The Days Mary Hopkin #1
Highest debut Do Something To Me-Tommy James & The Shondells #22
New I Put A Spell On You-Creedence Clearwater Revival

K/mentertainer October 26, 1962

#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.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

KFXM and K/men October 25, 1963

Introducing Bob Davis New on KFXM Wahington Square-Village Stompers #1
Highest Debut Popsicles & Icicles-Mermaids #20
also debuting In My Room/Be True To Your School-Beach Boys #24

Talk To Me -Sunny & The Sunglows #1
Highest debut I'm Leaving It Up To You-Dale & Grace #7
...more surf music Surfin' Hearse-The Quads and Penetration-Pyramids
How about Long Tall Texan-Murry Kellum?

1st issue of the K/mentertainer with the K/men caricatures of the KMEN ! They'll be around for a few more years.

KFXM Tiger Mag October 25, 1968

Vanilla Fudge on the cover have their #8 hit Take Me For A Little While Cowsills article. Brad Edwards is doing the column Bits & Pieces Some interesting information this week
Country Joe/Canned Heat concert pictures at the Swing Auditorium
Those Were The Days-Mary Hopkin #1
Both Sides Now at #10 listed by both The Johnstons and Judy Collins
Highest debut #21 Stormy-Classics IV
Personal Picks this week With A Little Help From My Friends-Joe Cocker
and Star Spangled Banner-Jose Feliciano A live performance from a sporting event (I don't remember which one) with him ending the song with "...yeaa yeaa.."
I won some promo 45s from KFXM and I received a copy of it.
Great bubblegum Quick Joey Small as a Future Hit

Thursday, October 23, 2008

KFXM and K/men October 23-24, 1970

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.


Jethro Tull concert I actually saw it.
#1 I'll Be There-Jackson 5
Let's Work Together-Canned Heat #24 Highest debut

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

KFXM and K/men October 18, 1963

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
New The Last Surf-Duvals

KFXM and K/men October 16-17, 1970

I'll Be There-Jackson 5 #1 on both KFXM and K/men

K/men reporting the death of Janis Joplin
Johnnny Helm this week it's BEATLES WEEK for "Medlies"

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

K/mentertainer October 19, 1968

Al Wilson visiting K/men

Hold Me Tight-Johnny Nash #1
Highest debut Jessie Brady-McCoys #29

Sunday Sun-Neil Diamond
California Earthquake-Mama Cass

Monday, October 20, 2008

KFXM Tiger Mag October 18, 1968

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.

New Bang Shang A Lang-Archies
and local group Soul Track-Music Express

Sunday, October 19, 2008

K/mentertainer October 19, 1962

#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.

Friday, October 17, 2008

KFXM and K/men October 11, 1963

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