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Dedicated in memory of Jim Collins



 

Top 100 of 1970

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'Jim Madison' was a house name long used on the station. This was at least the fourth guy to use the name, better known today as Joel Denver, former CHR editor of 'Radio & Records' and founder of the 'All Access Music Group' in LA. It was Davy Jones who got him into the station the year before at age 19 from suburban WINX in Rockville, Maryland.

Other things to listen for:

- A Soundoff featuring 'Mr. Soundoff' (General Manager, Bob Howard), complaining about the Draft (not the beer kind!).

- A live spot for A&M Records, sponsor of the countdown.

- The abrupt ending of the Beatles 'Long & Winding Road' at 5:15PM, the January sign off time for the AM daytimer (the FM only ID follows immediately).

- A spot for Sears' record dept., featuring Three Dog Night.

- A Casey Kasem tease for 'American Top 40'. WPGC was one of the original seven stations to carry the show on July 4th, 1970.

Song Title Artist Name
100: TRY JANIS JOPLIN
99: GIVE ME SHELTER MARY CLAYTON
98: THEM CHANGES BUDDY MILES
97: MISSISSIPPI QUEEN MOUNTAIN
96: SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED  STEVIE WONDER
95: OH WELL FLEETWOOD MAC
94: YOU NEED LOVE LIKE I DO GLADYS KNIGHT AND THE PIPS
93: BLACK MAGIC WOMAN SANTANA
92: RAG MAMA RAG  THE BAND
91: SOLITARY MAN NEIL DIAMOND
90: COMING HOME  DELANEY & BONNIE
89: SNOWBIRD ANNE MURRAY
88: WALKIN' THROUGH THE COUNTRY GRASS ROOTS
87: MY WOMAN, MY WOMAN, MY WIFE  MARTY ROBBINS
86: YOU GOT ME HUMMIN' COLD BLOOD
85: WON'T FIND BETTER NEW HOPE
84: ONE-MAN BAND THREE DOG NIGHT
83: YOU MAKE ME REAL DOORS
82: HAND ME DOWN WORLD GUESS WHO
81: MONGOOSE  ELEPHANT'S MEMORY
80: SAVE THE COUNTRY THELMA HOUSTON
79: JOHNNY BE GOOD JOHNNY WINTER
78: SUMMERTIME BLUES WHO
77: HE AIN'T HEAVY, HE'S MY BROTHER  NEIL DIAMOND
76: EVIL WAYS SANTANA
75: TRAVELIN' BAND / WHO'LL STOP THE CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
74: TOBACCO ROAD JAMUL
73: UP THE LADDER TO THE ROOF SUPREMES
72: I WHO HAVE NOTHING LIQUID SMOKE
71: CECELIA SIMON & GARFUNKEL
70: MA BELLE AMIE TEE SET
69: CHILDREN JOE SOUTH
68: CRACKLIN' ROSIE NEIL DIAMOND
67: THE ONION SONG MARVIN GAYE & TAMMI TERRELL
66: SHARE THE LAND GUESS WHO
65: REACH OUT & TOUCH SOMEBODY'S ... DIANA ROSS
64: BIG YELLOW TAXI NEIGHBORHOOD
63: WHICH WAY YOU GOIN', BILLY POPPY FAMILY
62: ENGINE ENGINE #9  WILSON PICKETT
61: GIVE A DAMN  STAPLE SINGERS
60: RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE  BLUES IMAGE
59: LOVE ME OR LET ME BE LONELY FRIENDS OF DISTINCTION
58: FRIENDS FEATHER
57: EL CONDOR PASA SIMON & GARFUNKEL
56: REFLECTIONS  MARMALADE
55: BALLAD OF JOHNNY RICHIE HAVENS
54: SPILL THE WINE  ERIC BURDEN & WAR
53: ARE YOU READY?  PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC
52: TELL IT ALL, BROTHER KENNY ROGERS & THE FIRST EDITION
51: SUPERSTAR MURRAY HEAD
50: MISSISSIPPI TODD PHILLIPS
49: EVIL WOMAN  CROW
48: THE SEEKER WHO
47: CELEBRATE THREE DOG NIGHT
46: SPIRIT IN THE SKY NORMAN GREENBAUM
45: SYMPATHY RARE BIRD
44: LUCIFER BOB SEGER SYSTEM
43: MONTEGO BAY BOBBY BLOOM
42: HEY LAWDY MAMA STEPPENWOLF
41: TIMOTHY BUOYS
40: DON'T CRY DADDY ELVIS PRESLEY
39: SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE ....... JOE COCKER
38: I WANT YOU BACK  JACKSON 5
37: BAND OF GOLD FREDA PAYNE
36: ARIZONA MARK LINDSEY
35: LONG AND WINDING ROAD BEATLES
34: BALL OF CONFUSION TEMPTATIONS
33: MAKE ME SMILE  CHICAGO
32: OHIO CROSBY, STILLS, NASH AND YOUNG
31: COME AND GET IT BADFINGER
30: TENNESSEE BIRDWALK JACK BLANCHARD & MISTY MORGAN
29: I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER SLY & THE FAMILY STONE
28: MAMA TOLD ME NOT TO COME  THREE DOG NIGHT
27: GET READY  RARE EARTH
26: CLOSER TO HOME GRAND FUNK RAILROAD
25: STILL WATERS RUN DEEP FOUR TOPS
24: PSYCHEDELIC SHACK  TEMPTATIONS
23: LOVE GROWS WHERE MY ROSEMARY.. EDISON LIGHTHOUSE
23A: INSTANT KARMA  JOHN LENNON
22: DEEPER & DEEPER FREDA PAYNE
21: 1984 SPIRIT
20: HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN FRIGID PINK
19: ABC JACKSON 5
18: WOODSTOCK CROSBY, STILLS, NASH AND YOUNG
17: WHOLE LOTTA LOVE LED ZEPPELIN
16: BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER SIMON & GARFUNKEL
15: THE LETTER JOE COCKER
14: VEHICLE IDES OF MARCH
13: THANK YOU (FALETTINME BE MICE ....) SLY & THE FAMILY STONE
12: STAND BY YOUR MAN  CANDI STATON
11: MAKE IT WITH YOU BREAD
11A: TEARS OF A CLOWN  SMOKEY ROBINSON & THE MIRACLES
10: LAY DOWN / CANDLES IN THE RAIN MELANIE
9: WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN CARPENTERS
8: VENUS SHOCKING BLUE
7: CRY ME A RIVER JOE COCKER
6: WAR  EDWIN STARR
5: RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN' ON MY HEAD BJ THOMAS
5A: HE AIN'T HEAVY, HE'S MY BROTHER  HOLLIES
4: I'LL BE THERE JACKSON 5
3: LOLA KINKS
2: LET IT BE BEATLES
1: AMERICAN WOMAN GUESS WHO

 




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