Hope everyone is doing well.
This is a short review of the Wednesday March 18, 2009 Top 40 Classics - The Classic 45's You Grew Up With Show hosted by Dr. Johnny P. LoveTrain.
The show usually is presented from 8:00 P. M. EST - 11:00 P. M. EST but because U. S. F. (The University Of Southern Florida) is in it's Spring Break, this week's show began at 3:00 P. M. EST.
3:00 P. M. EST - 4:00 P. M. EST
Olivia Newton - John and Andy Gibb started the show with a 4 play consisting of 2 tunes by Olivia, an Andy and Marie Osmond duet and a solo song by Andy.
The 3 Of A Kind feature was also presented.
The main idea of this feature is that listener tries to figure out how each of the 3 songs played are related to each other.
The first listener to E - Mail Dr. Johnny with the correct answer, will get a " Shout - Out " on the air!
The songs played were:
Tonight I Celebrate My Love - Peabo Bryson And Roberta Flack - 1983
You're All I Need To Get By - Marvin Gaye And Tammi Terrell - 1968
Too Much, Too Little, Too Late - Johnny Mathis And Deniece Williams - 1978
The answer of how these 3 songs are connected with each other is:
All were #1 duets.
The following were some of the oldies that were played during the first hour:
Little Deuce Coupe - The Beach Boys - 1963
Palisades Park - Freddy " Boom Boom " Cannon - 1962
Who's Crying Now - Journey - 1981
Diamond Girl - Seals And Crofts - 1973
4:00 P. M. EST - 5:00 P. M. EST
The second hour of the show started with his Original / Remake feature and the song, " Shop Around " by both
The Miracles - 1960 - 1961 - - - - Original Version
The Captain And Tennille - 1976 - - - - Remake Version
During the remaining of this hour, these were some of the Listener's Song Requests that were played:
Suzie Q (Part 1) - Creedence Clearwater Revival - 1968
Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper - 1984
Jive Talking - The Bee Gees - 1975
5:00 P. M. EST - 6:00 P. M. EST
These were some of the oldies played during the last hour:
Love Child - Diana Ross And The Supremes - 1968
If You Leave Me Now - Chicago - 1976
Mr. Bass Man - Johnny Cymbal - 1963
The Time Machine segment presented 6 songs that were popular on March 18, 1986. The sixth song in this segment played was the #1 song on this date, " These Dreams " by Heart. Also, Dr. Johnny covered some of the news headlines that occurred on this date.
Next Week's Time Machine will feature March 25, 1978.
The show ended with the song, " ABC " by The Jackson 5 from 1970.
Have a safe, beautiful and Blessed day and weekend in Him.
S - M - I - L - E !!!
God Bless You All!
Paul Carter Jr.