Hope everyone is doing well.
This is a short review of the Wednesday April 8, 2009 Top 40 Classics - The Classic 45's You Grew Up With Show
hosted by Dr. Johnny P. LoveTrain.
This was Show #10 of this year!
8:00 P. M. EST - 9:00 P. M. EST
Olivia Newton - John and Andy Gibb started the show with a 4 play consisting of 2 songs by Olivia and 2 tunes 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:
By The Time I Get To Phoenix - Glen Campbell - 1967
Boy From New York City - The Manhattan Transfer - 1981
Please Come To Boston - Dave Loggins - 1974
The answer of how these 3 songs are connected with each other is:
Each title contains a United States city.
The following were some of the oldies played during the first hour:
Travelin' Man - Rick Nelson - 1961
It's My Party - Lesley Gore - 1963
A Natural Man - Lou Rawls - 1971
9:00 P. M. EST - 10:00 P. M. EST
The second hour of the show started with his Original / Remake feature and the song, " Working My Way Back To You " by both:
The Four Seasons - 1966 - - - - Original Version
The Spinners - 1979 - 1980 - - - - Remake Version
These were some of the Listener's Song Requests that were played:
Last Train To Clarksville - The Monkees - 1966
Got To Get You Into My Life - Earth, Wind and Fire - 1978
You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde - 1987
After all the Listener's Song Requests were played, these were some of the oldies played during the remainder of the hour:
Love Is In The Air - John Paul Young - 1978
Just Once - James Ingram - 1981
Popsicles And Icicles - The Murmaids - 1963 - 1964
10:00 P. M. EST - 11:00 P. M. EST
These were some of the oldies played during the last hour:
Time Won't Let Me - The Outsiders - 1966
Stormy - Classics IV - 1968 - 1969
Only Love Can Break A Heart - Gene Pitney - 1962
The Time Machine segment presented 6 songs that were popular on April 8, 1974. The sixth song in this segment played was the #1 song on this date, " TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) " by MFSB. Also, Dr. Johnny covered some of the news headlines that occurred on this date.
Next Week's Time Machine will feature April 15, 1981.
The show ended with the song, " You Made Me Believe In Magic " by The Bay City Rollers from 1977.
Have a safe, beautiful and Blessed day, weekend and a Happy and Blessed Easter in Him.
S - M - I - L - E !!!
God Bless You All!
Paul Carter Jr.