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Tommy Roe Guests This Week

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Tommy Roe has been our featured artist a few times over the years.  We will talk about his new album this Saturday night on Those Were The Days.  Tommy has a new single called 'Mempis Me' which we are playing in our Country format.  He is the answer to several trivia questions and he will talk about his 1963 British tour in which the Beatles were his opening act!  When he played at Richland Center High school in 2005, he told me he was retiring.  It is great to hear that he is un-retired and playing for his fans again. 

 

I will be taking your requests this Saturday night and we will be popping a few trivia questions.  Tune in 100.9 WRCO FM for the best music from the 50's through the 80's.

 

Phil

G.R.A.C.E. Winning Bidders Pick The Hits

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Two generous bidders during the recent Walk With G.R.A.C.E. radio and silent auctions will get the chance to play favorite hits this Saturday night.  I will play the hits that were chosen by the first guest programmer starting at 7 pm.  This person wishes to remain anonymous.  They chose some great hits from the 60's and 70's that I know you will enjoy.  The second guest song chooser is Kevin Hauser.  Kevin has weighed in on this blog before about his choice music cuts. Saturday night starting at 10:00 he will get a chance to have his favorite jams played on the radio.  Thanks to all the folks that helped make this years benefit for Greater Richland Area Cancer Elimination a record breaking year.  The grand total raised was $254,322.  Our WRCO radio auction raised $26,085 for the cause. 

 

We will not be taking your requests this Saturday night.  Here is the schedule of events:

 

6:06 p                   A look at the new Elvis At Stax cd release and a glance back

                           at the Fall of 1974.

 

7:00 p                   The winning bidder in our WRCO radio auction picks the hits

                           for me to play.

 

9:30 p                   The Fall of 1972 hottest hits.

 

10:00 p                   Silent auction winning bidder Kevin Hauser chooses some of his                             favorite hits and shares memories.

 

 

I can't wait for you to hear the show Saturday night on WRCO FM 100.9

 

Phil

 

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    Guest Programming
    Phil, Thanks again for the opportunity to program some music. I talked to Johnny Mac this week, and he thought I selected some g
  • Dave
    Dave says #
    Dave
    I wanted to bid on picking some songs, but maybe next year. I look forward to hearing what is picked by your guests. The Fall of

Labor Songs This Weekend On TWTD

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Hear songs about the working person and the jobs they do during this Saturday nights Those Were The Days.  It will be a great soundtrack to go along with your weekend cookout, get together, and campfire!  The best of the 50's through the 80's.  We are always adding songs to the playlist.  On the rare occasion that you request a song that we do not have, I go on a mission to find it for a future show.  I will be doing more record digging this week.  Tune in 100.9 FM this Saturday night between 6 and Midnight.

 

Phil

Dynamic Duos On Those Were The Days

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This Saturday night on Those Were The Days we will feature favorite music from some of the best duos of all time.  The Everly Brothers harmony influenced many groups that have followed and were a direct influence on Simon and Garfunkel a decade later.  The Righteous Brothers, Jan and Dean, and Sonny & Cher had many hits in the 60s.  As pointed out with a trivia question a few weeks ago,  Hall and Oates were the most successful duo of the rock and roll era in terms of chart life and records sold.  A duo known as the Carpenters had great success in the 1970s.  Who can ever forget the great talent of Phil and Ron.  That was some singing that you just could never forget..wait a minute...I must have dreamed that.  Join us for Dynamic Duos this weekend on WRCO FM 100.9.

 

It will be great to open up my record cases Saturday night after a week off.  The Packers played well, so we will forgive them for blocking us out last weekend.  Give me a call and request a favorite Saturday night between 6 p and Midnight.  Listen for the 'Magic Cowbell' and win a prize this weekend.

 

Phil 

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TWTD On Vacation!

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 This Saturday night on WRCO FM 100.9, its Green Bay Packer preseason football.  It will be the Packers second exhibition game and all of us fans hope they have a better showing than the first game!  Those Were The Days will not be heard this Saturday night.  I hope to hear from you on August 24th when we return from break.

 

The Nee family vacation continues.  We have had a great time.  Hanging out back stage at the Grand Ole Opry was a once in a lifetime opportunity.  I have been digging for more old records and actually met Mike Wolfe from American Pickers!  I picked up the new release Elvis At Stax cd set.  He recorded 3 great albums in the 70's at the legendary studio and I have been jamming to them this week. 

 

Thanks for all of the great requests last Saturday night.  I think it was one of the best shows this Summer,

 

Phil

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