Hope everyone is doing well.
This is a short review of the Wednesday April 22, 2009 Top 40 Classics - The Classic 45's You Grew Up With Show hosted by Dr. Johnny P. LoveTrain.
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 a solo song by Olivia, a Olivia and Cliff Richard duet and 2 tunes by Andy.
The following were some of the oldies played during the first hour:
Think I'm In Love - Eddie Money - 1982
Joanne - Michael Nesmith And The First National Band - 1970
At The Hop - Danny And The Juniors - 1957 - 1958
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:
For Your Eyes Only - Sheena Easton - 1981
Thunderball - Tom Jones - 1965 - 1966
Nobody Does it Better - Carly Simon -1977
The answer of how these 3 songs are connected with each other is:
All these songs are from James Bond movies.
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, " Paper Roses " by both:
Anita Bryant - 1960 - - - - Original Version
Marie Osmond - 1973 - - - - Remake Version
Dr. Johnny then played Listener's Song Requests that included the following:
Say You Love Me - Fleetwood Mac - 1975
Windy - Wes Montgomery - 1967
That's What Friends Are For - Dionne And Friends - 1985 - 1986
After all the Listener's Song Requests were played, these were some of the oldies played during the remainder of the hour:
Cool Change - Little River Band - 1979 - 1980
Just What I Needed - The Cars - 1978
Pilot Of The Airways - Charlie Dore - 1980
10:00 P. M. EST - 11:00 P. M. EST
These were some of the oldies played during the last hour:
Islands In The Stream - Kenny Rogers With Dolly Parton - 1983 - 1984
(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley And His Comets - 1955 / 1974
I Only Want To Be With You - The Bay City Rollers - 1976
The Time Machine segment presented 6 songs that were popular on April 22, 1976 on the Cashbox Chart. The sixth song in this segment played was the #1 song on this date, " Right Back Where We Started From " by Maxine Nightingale. Also, Dr. Johnny covered some of the news headlines that occurred on this date.
Next Week's Time Machine will feature April 29, 1984.
The show ended with the song, " Give Me The Night " by George Benson from 1980.
Have a safe, beautiful and Blessed day and weekend in Him.
S - M - I - L - E !!!
God Bless You All!
Paul Carter Jr.