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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.

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English


Episodes

Class of 1959 – Instrumentals 2

1/12/2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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. 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Class of 1955 R&B

2/3/2019
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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:01:54:11

Class of 1965 – Girl Groups

1/13/2019
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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 made.”

Duration:01:55:35