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Bobby Rydell on TWTD Saturday Night

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This Saturday night on WRCO FM 100.9 I will speak with Bobby Rydell about his new book Teen Idol On The Rocks.  It is a great book that is more honest than nearly every biography you will read.   On Those Were The Days we will talk to Bobby about music, Sinatra, Bye Bye Birdie, addiction, and whatever comes up.  He is very open with his personal life as you will hear.  I will be in the studio to take your requests and play trivia during a great American weekend.  Take your radio to your Saturday gathering. Join a couple of teen idols (me and Rydell) on Those Were The Days.   

 

Phil

This Saturday night, WRCO FM 100.9 will turn back the calender to this week in 1967.  We will revive some of the biggest hits from the Summer Of Love during Those Were The Days.  We will also say happy birthday to Carly Simon this Saturday night June 25th.  That is the date that the album Purple Rain by Prince was released.  Many of us remember where we were on June 25th of 2009 when we heard the news that Michael Jackson had died.  Perhaps we will hit the dance floor with a couple of M.J. tunes.  I will be propped up in the studio Saturday night.  Give me a call and request a favorite tune from the fifties through the eighties during Those Were The Days on WRCO FM 100.9 this Saturday night........

 

Rock On.

 

Phil Nee

This Saturday night on Those Were The Days, we will fly back to some of my favorite June hits (not my wife June).  Radio has always sounded great during the month of June.  I remember school getting out and that meant I could listen to my radio even later at night.  I would record favorite songs from the radio for the ultimate mix tape.  The keys to a good radio mix tape is trying not to get much of the d.j.'s voice and  you must start recording before the vocal of the song.  This weekend we will stop and park for a time in June of 1978 and 1981.  Join me on WRCO FM 100.9 Saturday night for the best of the fifties through the eighties pop radio memories.  We will not be taking your requests this time.  Thank you for listening to the radio.  That keeps me employed!

 

Phil-WRCO

Save Ferris Saturday Night On WRCO

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Saturday June 11th will be the exact date that the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off was released by in 1986.  Saturday night on Those Were The Days, we will pay tribute to the film thirty years later.  It is one of our favorite VHS era movies.  The main characters don't interest me as much as Principle Ed Rooney (Jeffrey Jones),  his secretary Grace (Edie McClurg), and the economics teacher (Ben Stein). In my humble opinion, these 3 make the movie.   We will play a few songs from the movie and ask a trivia question or two.  You can request a favorite song from the fifties through the eighties Saturday night between six and Midnight.  I will be in the studio drinking cans of Ski and playing your songs.  Get the campfire started and tune in 100.9 WRCO FM on Saturday night.

 

Phil

A June Weekend In 1964

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This Saturday night on Those Were The Days from WRCO FM 100.9, we will be taking your requests and playing trivia.  The past two Saturday nights have been crazy busy.  I have been hopping around taking song dedications, digging for songs, and playing trivia.  It has been awesome!  Thank you for remembering to turn on the radio.  This weekend in edition to the open line, we will stop and park during early June of 1964.  This Billboard Hot 100 chart is very interesting.  The Beatles were still present, however, some of their English counterparts were getting many spins on the radio waves.  American artists were fighting back for chart space.  The Beach Boys, Four Seasons, Rip Cords, Jan & Dean, Elvis, and Chuck Berry were all fighting off the English attack.  Two of my favorite British bands had a pair of songs in the Hot 100 this weekend in 1964.  Dave Clark Five were rockin' Do You Love Me, and I Knew It All The Time.  The Searchers were climbing with Sugar And Spice, and Don't Throw Your Love Away.  We will attack some of these songs from 1964 on Saturday nights' Those Were The Days.

 

Phil

What is your favorite music decade?

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