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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #465 on: October 05, 2008, 06:30:00 AM »
Don't stop til you get what you want: Rick Springfield bops til he drops at #25, after Diana Ross had been swept away at #26.  Two weird ones from megastars on hit streaks.
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #466 on: October 05, 2008, 12:50:02 PM »
Casey's '80s takes us to 1984, where - TANC, Mike - debuting at #38 is H&O's "Out of Touch"!

"Manic moves and drowsy dreams"!

I spent a weekend in Minn/St Paul in Oct of '84 -- following Mondale/Ferraro around for ABC -- and remember hearing that H&O tune and "Purple Rain" repeatedly.
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #467 on: October 06, 2008, 10:04:30 AM »
And that Joe Simon track was, um, kind of a mess.
I suppose I mentioned "Theme from Cleopatra Jones" not so much for the tune but more for the movie, a prime example of early 70's Blaxploitation.  Right on, brutha!

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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #468 on: October 06, 2008, 10:29:23 AM »
And that Joe Simon track was, um, kind of a mess.
I suppose I mentioned "Theme from Cleopatra Jones" not so much for the tune but more for the movie, a prime example of early 70's Blaxploitation.  Right on, brutha!

indeed 2 hits from that sndtk were in the 40: Millie Jackson's "Hurt so Good" is also from CJ.
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #469 on: October 09, 2008, 11:44:05 AM »
This weekend (10/11-12) Casey70's goes back to Oct 14, 1972! The playlist:
http://www.wbbgfm.com/pages/pp_caseykasem.html or at
http://www.whnn.com/goout.asp?u=http://images.radcity.net/5874/3128686.pdf
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #470 on: October 09, 2008, 11:56:49 AM »
This weekend (10/11-12) Casey70's goes back to Oct 14, 1972! The playlist:
http://www.whnn.com/goout.asp?u=http://images.radcity.net/5874/3128686.pdf

great stuff as always: The Band's forgotten Marvin Gaye cover; completely obscure David Cassidy; Gallery covering Mac Davis, and -- paging the princess -- Sam "Jesus" Neely!
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #471 on: October 09, 2008, 10:11:13 PM »
Is it too early to start hoping that we get this-week-in-1972 the week of my birthday (12/15)?
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #472 on: October 11, 2008, 06:13:54 AM »
My first time hearing those David Cassidy ("Rock Me Baby") and Michael Murphy ("Geronimo's Cadillac") tracks.  And, I hope, my last.  Yikes.
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #473 on: October 11, 2008, 06:30:42 AM »
paging the princess -- Sam "Jesus" Neely!

Are you thinking of Ted Neeley (JCS)?  Totally different head.
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #474 on: October 11, 2008, 06:36:37 AM »
I was unaware that Ze Co-Kair had done "Midnight Rider," but here it is, almost unrecognizable, at #31.
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #475 on: October 11, 2008, 08:34:01 AM »
Chuck Berry is up to #7 with a future #1, playing with his dick and getting away with it on "My Ding-a-Ling."

Mac Davis falls out of the top spot to #6, being a dick and getting away with it on "Baby, Don't Get Hooked on Me."
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #476 on: October 11, 2008, 10:16:35 AM »
paging the princess -- Sam "Jesus" Neely!

Are you thinking of Ted Neeley (JCS)?  Totally different head.

Ooops, yer right! No relation, apparently.
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #477 on: October 11, 2008, 10:20:22 AM »
Apparently today KFRC is doing a "Casey Kasem Amer Top 40" marathon, currently in the middle of a replay from July 17, 1976!

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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #478 on: October 11, 2008, 10:30:02 AM »
Apparently today KFRC is doing a "Casey Kasem Amer Top 40" marathon, currently in the middle of a replay from July 17, 1976!

OMFG! That's great! Thanks, Wayback!
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Re: Casey Kasem American Top 40
« Reply #479 on: October 11, 2008, 11:13:56 AM »
My first time hearing those David Cassidy ("Rock Me Baby") and Michael Murphy ("Geronimo's Cadillac") tracks.  And, I hope, my last.  Yikes.

"Geronimo's Cadillac"? Really? I'm surprised -- a lost classic (from before Murphy "went country") about the mistreatment of Native Americans. Hardly a song to hate. The Cassidy I don't remember at all; I'll get back to you after I hear it tonite.
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