A tongue-in-cheek look at the longest running records of the 50’s and 60’s. When 2 minutes and 20 seconds was the average length of a song these defied the odds and became legendary.
Gunsmoke. February 6, 1954. CBS net. “Big Broad”. Sustaining. Two hundred pound Lena Wave swaggers into Dodge and throws her weight around. She’s good with a six-gun too! The script was used on the Gunsmoke television series on April 21, 1956. William Conrad, John Meston (writer), Virginia Gregg, Vic Perrin, John Dehner, Georgia Ellis, Howard McNear, Norman Macdonnell (director), Rex Koury (composer, conductor), George Walsh (announcer)
Our monthly salute to the hits of the 50’s and 60’s along with the recordings and artists who FIRST made those songs without the success of the later recordings.
Tonight’s show highlights the uptempo hits of the 50’s and early 60’s from some of the most popular singers of our time. Special feature a song written for Elvis but never recorded comes to light for the very first time. Along with the writer, who sang…
Some classic recorded live performances of some of the great legends of rock n roll.. Guest programmer Bruce Stein.
Part Two of the Originals this time the songs G-H that didn’t make it the first time around. Here we p[lay the hit plus the original recordings. This you won’t hear anywhere else.
Our annual salute to those performers, singers and writers who passed away during this last year.
Oh Baby what a selection of songs all revolving around baby.