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The Ultimate Oldies Show

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The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940's through the late 1960's.

The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940's through the late 1960's.

Location:

Redmond, OR

Description:

The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940's through the late 1960's.

Language:

English

Contact:

5417713157


Episodes

Questons 2

2/1/2020
Margeret Atwood offered, “The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.” Well, the answers you seek from music may depend on the questions you pose.” Great records from Tom Jones, Dionne Warwick, Peter, Paul and Mary, Arthur Alexander, Bobby Marchan, Dion and the Belmonts, Frankie Avalon, Johnny Rivers, Glen Campbell and […]

Duration:01:56:01

The Day the Music Died

2/1/2020
February 3, 1959—the day Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens perished in a plane crash in an Iowa cornfield. Hear music from the three stars plus other artists who were on the logistically-insane Winter Dance Party. Hear the top four songs on the Billboard pop charts on February 3, 1959. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting […]

Duration:01:55:02

Class of 1959 – Instrumentals 2

1/12/2020
More than 60 instrumentals hit the Billboard Hot 100 in, arguably, the most successful year ever for tracks with no words. Hear great songs from Preston Epps, the Fabulous Wailers, Duane Eddy, Dave “Baby” Cortez, Link Wray, the Applejacks, the Virtues, the Wildcats, Ray Anthony, Johnny and the Hurricanes and more! The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the […]

Duration:01:55:27

Class of 1955 – Three Hits, One Song, One Year

1/12/2020
A rare instance in Billboard chart history, in 1955, at least nine times, the same song hit in the top 40 by different artists. Enjoy great records from the Penguins, the Chords, Stan Freberg, Mitch Miller, the Fontane Sisters and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940’s through […]

Duration:01:55:30

National Recording Registry – Albums, Volume 1

11/17/2019
Songs from albums included on the National Recording Registry from the rock’n’roll era. Enjoy cuts from Henry Mancini, Harry Belafonte, Barbra Streisand, the Beach Boys, Velvet Underground, Big Brother and Holding Company, Bob Dylan and Marty Robbins. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940’s through the early 1970’s. Hosted […]

Duration:01:58:15

Songs of Goffin and King 1

8/26/2019
One of the most successful songwriting duos in pop music history. Memorable records from Little Eva, Herman’s Hermits, the Clovers, the Shirelles, Bobby Vee, James Darin, the Drifters, the Cookies, the Crickets and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940’s through the early 1970’s. Hosted by Mike Ficher, […]

Duration:01:56:27

National Recording Registry 2 – Singles

8/16/2019
A second helping of records included on the National Recording Registry from the rock’n’roll era. Notable sides from roy Orbison, the Righteous Brothers, Otis Redding, Ben E King, Tony Bennett, CCR, the Temptations, Tammy Wynette, the Rolling Stones, the Supremes, Wilson Pickett and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from […]

Duration:01:54:03

Class of 1956 – Three Hits, One Song, One Year

8/4/2019
A rare instance in Billbaord chart history, in 1956, at least nine times, the same song hit in the top 40 by different artists. Enjoy great records from the G-Clefs, the Diamonds, Gale Storm, Elmer Berstein, the McGuire Sisters, Otis Williams and Charms, the Cadets, Peggy Lee, Louis Armstrong and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the […]

Duration:01:54:37

Everyone’s Gone to the Moon

7/19/2019
Celebrating the 1969 landing of Apollo 11 and the first steps taken by man on the moon, artists with moon in their name and songs with moon in their title are featured. Great records from Les Paul and Mary Ford, the Beatles, the Moonglows, Curtis Lee, Connie Francis, The Platters, Billy Vaughn, Joe Harnell, The […]

Duration:01:55:14

Bodies of Water

7/12/2019
The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940’s through the early 1970’s. Hosted by Mike Ficher, each show features news clips, anecdotes, stories, labels, chart information and more! The essence of life and a rich vein for songwriters. Memorable records from Frankie Ford, Johnny Cash, Duane Eddy, Clyde McPhatter, […]

Duration:01:54:41

Songs of Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman

6/28/2019
Their songs sold more than 30 million records in the 1950s and 1960s and the songwriting duo crafted some of the most memorable songs of the rock’n’roll era. Enjoy the songs of the Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman including Save the Last Dance for Me, Surrender, This Magic Moment, Sweets for My Sweet, Hushabye, Turn […]

Duration:01:54:59

Little Known Originals 2

5/30/2019
Yes, that was a cover! Many of the most successful records of the rock’n’roll era were not the first versions of the songs. 16 originals, 15 covers. Hear from Deep Purple, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Rolling Stones, Johnnie Ray, The Beach Boys, The Searchers, The Exciters, Manfred Mann and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the

Duration:01:23:24

Crossover Kings and Queens

5/30/2019
Songs that hit top 10 on at least three of the four major charts–pop, rhythm’n’blues, country and adult contemporary. Plus, the only record to hit in the top 10 on all four major charts! Great records from Ray Charles, Claude King, Johnny Cash, Roger Miller, Brook Benton, Nat “King” Cole, Jimmy Dean and more. Hear

Duration:01:54:56

Three Hits, One Song

5/4/2019
A rare instance–the same song hitting the Billboard Top 40 pop singles chart in three different years by three different artists in the rock’n’roll era. Great tunes from Eddie Cochran, Aretha, the Angels, the Vogues, Paul Anka, Chuck Willis, Bobby Darin, the Box Tops and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and

Duration:01:55:58

Class of 1956

4/27/2019
All 17 #1 songs from a memorable year in music–1956. Great records from Les Baxter, Perry Como, Elvis, Jim Lowe, Little Richard, the Jayhawks, the Platters, Gogi Grant, the Clovers and more. Plus news and culture of the day. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940’s through the early

Duration:01:55:47

Class of 1955 – R&B

4/27/2019
All 17 #1 songs on the Billboard R&B charts from a memorable year in music. Great records from Shirley and Lee, the Turbans, the Penguins, Fats Domino, the Moonglows, Ray Charles, the Platters, the Charms and more. Plus news and culture of the day. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from

Duration:01:57:28

Movies, TV and Broadway

4/14/2019
Top 40 hits that originated from movie, television shows or on Broadway. Great records from John Barry, Dionne Warwicke, Henry Mancini, Neil Hefti, Oliver, Herman’s Hermits, Tom Jones, the Fifth Dimension and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940’s through the early 1970’s. Hosted by Mike Ficher, each

Duration:01:56:07

The Cameo-Parkway Story

3/3/2019
Started by Kal Mann and Bernie Lowe, Cameo Parkway scored more than 130 records on the Billboard charts from 1957 through 1967. Enjoy great records from Charlie Gracie, the Applejacks, Billy Scott, the Rays, the Playboys, John Zacherle, Chubby Checker, Bobby Rydell and more. Hear from Cameo-Parkway in-house bandleader Dave Appell and the legendary Chubby

Duration:01:55:51

Back to the Future – 1980s

2/9/2019
Songs that were hit or received extensive airplay on modern rock and pop formats in the 1980s whose origin can be traced to the 1950s or 1690s. Hear the originals including graet tracks from the Kinks, Elvis Presley, the Nat King Cole Trio, Merilee Rush, Shocking Blue, James Ray, the Castaways, Gloria Jones, the Supremes, […]

Duration:01:56:38

Folk Rock

2/3/2019
Buoyed by the success of the Kingston Trio in the late 1950s, the folk movement captured the fancy of the listening public into the 1960s. Hear from Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary along with great tunes from Buffalo Springfield, the Byrds, the New Christy Minstrels, Phil Ochs, Tim Buckley, Bob Dylan, Gale Garnett,

Duration:01:57:31