Who’s ruling the airwaves and selling music? Here is where you can find out who and what is hot in the marketplace and look back on what the big buzzes and blockbusters were this week in the past.
Five all-time classic rock hits were in the Top 10 this week in 1973 on Boston’s Top 40 station WRKO. Could it get any better than this?
This week on Los Angeles’ Top 40 KHJ included some all-time classic rock greats including hits by the O’Jays, the Raspberries, Moody Blues + Three Dog Night
The Top 10 for this week on Detroit’s CKLW had plenty of rock hits including a bad, bad song at #1. If you don’t love these, have someone check your pulse
The Summer of Love resonated this week on New York’s WABC as a Beatles favorite held the top spot followed by hits from The Doors, the Monkees and Stevie Wonder
The tumultuous times occurring in LA in the summer of 1965 were in step with what Top 40 radio was playing with songs by the Animals + Barry McGuire
Top 40 was rocking in 1968 this week with a WLS Chicago Top 10 dominated by many classic rock favorites, including hits by The Doors, the Rascals, Cream and Steppenwolf
A re-release of “Layla” was joined in the Top 10 this week with one of the all-time great rebellious classic rock anthems
What a great week along with some wild stories about some of the biggest songs on the radio including hits by The Troggs, Mamas & the Papas and the Lovin’ Spoonful
Classic rock acts dominated the Top 40 this week in 1973 with all-time greats by Three Dog Night, George Harrison, the Doobie Brothers and Jim Croce
Many songs in this week’s Top 10 would become all-time classics. It wasn’t unusual for pop + rock bands like The Beatles and Stones to share the airwaves with popular vocalists.