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Tunes From 1970 On TWTD

During our six hour rock and roll tribute on WRCOs' Those Were the Days Saturday night, we will go parking in 1970.  Other than the announcement that the Beatles were calling it quits, April of 1970 was a great time for Top Forty music.  Some of my favorite songs that were playing on the barn radio that Spring include:  House of the Rising Sun-Frijid Pink,  ABC-Jackson Five,  Love Or Let Me Be Lonely-Friends of Distinction,  Spirit In the Sky-Norman Greenbaum,  and Let It Be-Beatles.  These tunes gave me a little more pep in my step as I completed my barn chores.   All of the neighboring farms had farmers daughters that were around my age.  Believe it or not, they never showed much interest in me.  They all had cool 45 rpm records that we could dance to.  Once in a while we would ride our bikes to one spot and play some cool tunes together.  I have many memories about spring on the farm and the first time the dirt was turned to plant a new crop.

Those Were the Days on WRCO FM 100.9 and will hit the airwaves with hits from six to midnight Saturday night.  If you are having a family gathering this weekend, remember to turn on the radio or join our stream.  Dedicate a song to a family member or friend outside of the area.  It was great to hear from some long distance listeners last weekend.  One of our online friends called after my April Fool joke.  They chewed me out for saying that Those Were the Days was being cancelled and it was our last show.  I am sorry about that.  It is good to know that a lot of people care whether our show is on the air.   I can't wait for Saturday night!


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