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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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United States

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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

Beach Music

12/9/2017
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Yes, you can do the Carolina Shag! Find out what dancers and beyond in Carolina call Beach Music! Hear great songs from the Drifters, Jackie Wilson, Clifford Curry, Bruce Chanel, the Showmen, the Chairmen of the Board, the Tams, the Checkers, Billy Stewart and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation,

Duration: 01:55:38


The Diamonds

12/3/2017
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Hailing from Toronto, the Diamonds crossed the border and became one of the most successful harmony groups in the late 1950s, significantly on the strength of covers of black artists’ records. Hear not only the Diamonds’ hit cover but the original. Great records from the Solitaires, the Clovers, Buddy Holly, the G-Clefs, the Rays, the

Duration: 01:53:59


The Wrecking Crew 2

11/25/2017
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A second helping of the talented session musicians who played on many of the most memorable tracks of the rock’n’roll era. The Mamas and the Papas, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, the Grass Roots, Sonny and Cher, Barry McGuire, Richard Harris and more. Hear from members of the Wrecking Crew! The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the

Duration: 01:55:02


JFK – Top 30 Songs, November 22, 1963

11/18/2017
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Mike counts ’em done in order–the top 30 songs on one of the most tragic days in American history. Great records from Skeeter Davis, Barry and the Tamerlanes, Al Martino, Gene Pitney, Sam Cooke, Bobby Bare, Lesley Gore, the Impressions, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, Dale and Grace and more! Clips from speeches from JFK!

Duration: 01:56:38


Class of 1962

11/12/2017
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Enjoy all 20 #1 songs on the Billboard pop charts plus news and stories from the year 1962. Hear memorable records from Gene Chandler, Johnny Tillotson, Tommy Roe, Connie Francis, Sue Thompson, the Shirelles, the Crystals, Neil Sedaka 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

Duration: 01:55:55


Little Known Originals 7

11/5/2017
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More Little Known Originals! Mel Carter, The Duprees, Jefferson Airplane, Frank Sinatra, The Vogues, The Grass Roots, Wislon Picket, 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 show features news clips, anecdotes, stories, labels, chart information

Duration: 01:55:04


Sunshine Pop

10/29/2017
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Featuring rich harmony vocals, lush orchestrations, and relentless good cheer, sunshine pop captivated the pop music public in the late 1960s. Great genre tunes from Harper’s Bizarre, Looking Glass, Jefferson, Love, the Twilights, the Cowsills, Spanky and Our Gang, the Mamas and the Papas, Strawberry Alarm Clock and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles,

Duration: 01:55:15


Brit Girls

10/24/2017
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Successful British-born ladies who enjoyed success on either side of the pond. Hear great records from Petula Clark, Cilla Black, Dusty Springfield, Sandie Shaw, Kathy Kirby, Marianne Faithfull, Helen Shapiro, Shirley Bassey 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

Duration: 01:55:29


American Bandstand

10/14/2017
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From its incarnation in 1952 as a local daily dance show to its network debut in 1957 all the way thru 1989, American Bandstand not only brought the fashion, it brought the kids and the fans the music and, perhaps, more importantly, the faces of rock’n’roll. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and

Duration: 01:55:29


#2 Songs – 1955 to 1959

10/8/2017
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One step away from the top. Hear songs that peaked at the number 2 position the Billboard pop singles chart between the years 1955 and 1959. Hear great records from Connie Francis, Elvis, the Impalas, the Four Lads, Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Fats Domino, Johnnie Ray, Carl Perkins, Marty Robbins, Bill Justis and more.

Duration: 01:55:48


Class of 1960 – Instrumentals 1

9/30/2017
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More than 70 instrumentals hit the Billboard Hot 100 in one of the most successful years ever for tracks with no words. Hear great songs from Percy Faith, Don Costa, Spencer Ross, Bill Doggett, Bill Black’s Combo, The viscounts, Chet Atkins, Johnny and the Hurricanes, The Champs and more! The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles,

Duration: 01:55:30


Blue Eyed Soul

9/24/2017
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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


Bert Berns 1960- 1964

9/17/2017
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Rolling Stone writer Ben Fong-Torres called him “One of pop music’s unsung heroes.” Who is Bert Berns? This charismatic figure wrote, produced and sang on some of the most sublime soul records of the 1960’s. Hear great records from the Isley Brothers, Hoagy Lands, Austin Taylor, Johnny Yukon, Solomon Burke, the Jarmels and more. Hear

Duration: 01:54:32


Surf’s Up

9/11/2017
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Cowabunga, dude! Ripping instrumental and vocal tracks that capture the surf sound popular in the early and mid 1960s. Hear from author Peter Ames Carlin and Brian Wilson! Dick Dale and His Del-Tones, the Beach Boys, the Astronauts, the Chantays, the Frogmen, the Gamblers, the Surfmen, the Revels, the Tornadoes and more. The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting

Duration: 01:57:49


Back to School

9/2/2017
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Labor Day weekend typically signifies the end of summer and the return to the books! Hear great “school” songs from Chuck Berry, Tommy Facenda, Lulu, The Beach Boys, Ricky Nelson, The Beatles, The Coasters, Bobby Rydell, The Tempos, Sam Cooke 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

Duration: 01:56:18


Dual Threats

8/26/2017
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Songs that hit the Billboard Hot 100 in vocal and instrumental versions. Great songs from the Dovells, Vic Dana, Pat Boone, Percy Faith, Roger Williams, the Friends of Distinction, Bobby Darin, Hugh Masakela, Kai Winding, the McCoys 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

Duration: 01:54:52


Class of 1967 – Summer of Love

8/19/2017
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A year unlike any other in the United States, new, culturally, and musically. Hear clips about the Summer of Love in San Francisco and beyond plus great tunes from the Doors, Strawberry Alarm Clock, Big Brother and Holding Company, The Grateful Dead, Country Joe and the Fish, The Seeds, The Beatles, the Mamas and Papas

Duration: 01:56:14