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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 early 1970'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 early 1970's.
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Oregon, Bend

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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 early 1970's.

Language:

English


Episodes

Blue Eyed Soul

10/6/2018
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Soul music performed by white artists. Hear great songs from the Spencer Davis Group, Dusty Springfield, The Rascals, Tom Jones, Chris Clark, Traffic, Roy Head, the Righteous Brothers, The Soul Survivors 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:01:54:51

Class of 1964 – Girl Groups

9/16/2018
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Writing in The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll, music critic Greil Marcus, offers: “The music was perhaps the most carefully, beautifully crafted in all of rock and roll – one reason why none of the twenty or so best records in the genre have dated in the years since they were

Duration:01:54:14

Songs Shorter Than Two Minutes – Volume 1

9/15/2018
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Shakespeare offered: “Brevity is the soul of wit.” Well, this show will be brief–at least in the length of the songs. Less than two minutes each. Great records from Elvis, Ricky Nelson, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent, Fats Domino, the Beach Boys, Barry and the Tamerlanes, Peter and Gordon, the Shangri-Las, Gene Pitney, Del Shannon, the

Duration:01:54:02

Foreign Born Artists

9/11/2018
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Successful artists who were born in Canada, India, Jamaica, Scotland, Spain, The Netherlands, England, Brazil, Italy, Belgium, and more. Hear rarely heard hits on the US charts in the late 1960’s and early 1970s from the George Baker Selection, the Hollies, the Tee Set, Donovan, the Four Lads, Desmond Dekker, the Diamonds, Mary Hopkins, Los

Duration:01:57:16

Class of 1961 – Instrumentals 2

9/1/2018
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More than 80 instrumentals hit the Billboard Hot 100 in one of the most successful years ever for tracks with no words. Hear great songs from Bert Kaempfart, Freddie King, Santo and Johnny, the Frogmen, Duane Eddy, Ferrante and Teicher, the Phil Upchurch Combo, Adrian Kimberly, Eddie Harris, Al Caiola and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting

Duration:01:55:46

Oldies That Are, Well, Oldies!

8/13/2018
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Yes, even in the 1950s and 1960s, recording artists and producers turned to songs from earlier decades for inspiration and, in some cases, to craft hit records. Enjoy great stacks of wax from Ricky Nelson, Elvis, Bobby Vinton, the Cleftones, Mitch Miller, Sammy Turner, the Platters and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians,

Duration:01:55:47

The Wrecking Crew 1

7/28/2018
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The unsung heroes of the Southern California music scene in the 1960s. Although their names were not on the records, they played on many of the most memorable tracks of the rock’n’roll era. Johnny Rivers, the Righteous Brothers, Jan and Dean, the Beach Boys, the Ronettes, Nancy Sinatra, Glen Campbell and more. Hear not only

Duration:01:55:45

Groundhog Day 2

7/21/2018
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Songs with repeating words in the title. Great records from The Beatles, the Archies, Danny and the Juniors, Ohio Express, the Shirelles, Lulu, Jimmy Clanton, Marvin Gaye, Carl Perkins, the Angels, Betty Everett and more. Hear from Darlene Love about working with Phil Spector, Little Anthony about the song that was supposed to be their

Duration:01:54:13

#2 Songs – 1960 – 1963

7/14/2018
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Close but just one step away from number one. Hear songs that peaked at the number 2 position the Billboard pop singles chart between the years 1960 and 1963. Hear great records from Sam Cooke, Brook Benton, the Ronettes, Dion, Johnny Tillotson, the Brothers Four, Gene Pitney, the Village Stompers, Dee Clark, Elvis, Paul Anka

Duration:01:53:59

Duets – Male/Female

6/29/2018
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Male and female duets that hit the Top 40 during the rock’n’roll era. Great records from Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Dick and Dee Dee, Johnnie and Joe, Dale and Grace, Nino Tempo and April Stevens, Les Paul and Mary Ford, Otis Redding and Carla Thomas, Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford, Nancy Sinatra and

Duration:01:54:57

Class of 1962 – Instrumentals 2

6/23/2018
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More than 90 instrumentals hit the Billboard Hot 100 in one of the most successful years ever for tracks with no words. Hear great songs from The Champs, David Rose, Jimmy Smith, Mr. Acker Bilk, Lawrence Welk, Bill Black’s Combo, Duane Eddy, Floyd Cramer, King Curtis, Perez Prado and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists,

Duration:01:54:34

California

6/17/2018
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Days, weeks, weekends–details found on calendars. Great records from the Easybeats, the Mamas and the Papas, the Kingston Trio, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, Pat Boone, Henry Mancini, Chuck Berry, the Rebels, the Drifters and more. Hear from legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb about one of his biggest hits! The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians,

Duration:01:54:26

Sugar and Spice

6/16/2018
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Candy, sugar, cinnamon and more from the sweet shop. Cavity-inducing tunes from Herb Alpert, the Searchers, the Archies, the Drifters, Strawberry Alarm Clock, Sam Cooke, Frank Wilson, Brenda Lee, Joe Tex and more. What is Tommy James’ favorite song? What is Rock Hall of Fame member Hank Ballard’s favorite music? You’ll learn the answers from

Duration:02:09:11

Class of 1962 – Instrumentals – 1

6/6/2018
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More than 90 instrumentals hit the Billboard Hot 100 in one of the most successful years ever for tracks with no words. Hear great songs from The Champs, Bert Kaempfart, Don Shirley, Count Basie, the Chandelles, Floyd Cramer, The Marketts, Sandy Nelson, the Virtues, Roger Williams and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians,

Duration:01:54:44

The Fabulous Fad Dances of the 1950s and 1960s

6/2/2018
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Twist, Stroll, Bop, Watusi and Pony to great records from Chubby Checker, Jackie Lee, the Johnny Otis Show, Danny and Juniors, Little Eva, Major Lance, Gary US Bonds and more. Hear from legendary disc jockey Humble Harv on how he helped start the dance craze that became the Bristol Stomp! Hear from Chubby Checker and

Duration:01:56:36

Top 20 R&B Artists of the 1960s

5/26/2018
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Mike counts ’em down–the most successful artists on the Billboard R&B charts in the 1960s. Who is #1? Who made the Top 10? Tune in to find out! Aretha, James, the Temptations 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:01:55:40

The Other Side of Sun Records

5/17/2018
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More than Elvis, Jerry Lee, Carl and Johnny, Sun Records produced a rich palette of blues, rockabilly, country, pop and more. Great songs from Roy Orbison, Dick Penner, Carl Mann, Billy Lee Riley, Johnny London, Ike Turner, Junior Parker, Ray Smith and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the

Duration:01:55:36

Class of 1963 – Surf

5/13/2018
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The peak of the surf music phenomena in the Untied States. Enjoy more than 30 great surf tracks, most instrumental, from Dick Dale and His Del-Tones, the Rotations, the Illusions, the Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, the Chantays, the Astronauts, Dave Myer and the Surftones the Surfaris and more. Cowabunga! The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists,

Duration:01:54:48

Goffin and King 2

5/9/2018
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More hits and great records from the successful songwriting duo of Gerry Goffin and Carole King. Hear from PJ Proby, Connie Stevens, Bobby Rydell, the Chiffons, the Byrds, Little Eva, Freddie Scott, the Tokens 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

Duration:01:55:37

Phil Spector’s Flip Sides

5/3/2018
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Hear the classic Spector A side and, well, the interesting and often, instrumental, B side from the Wizard of Wax’ Philles singles. Enjoy great cuts from The Ronettes, the Crystals, Darlene Love, Bob B Soxx and Blue Jeans and their flip sides from the Wall of Sound Orchestra. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians,

Duration:01:53:45