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Offline Jeff Wrangler

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Re: Music News
« Reply #190 on: January 03, 2019, 10:33:13 am »
I was sorry to hear of the death of Daryl Dragon. I'll admit it: Back in the day, I liked their music.

But what is going on in the music or radio industry? I saw a TV commercial this morning for yet another "oldies" radio station in Philadelphia, "oldies" being defined as 1970's and 1980's (  :P  ). The commercial called the station Philly's "newest" radio station, whatever that means.
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Re: Music News
« Reply #191 on: January 03, 2019, 06:06:08 pm »
I liked their music too.   I remember listening to as a kid.  Loved "Love Will Keep Us Together".

I would think that for most radio audiences, 70s - 80s are 'oldies' now.  Next year is 2020, songs from 1980 that year will be 40 years old.


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Re: Music News
« Reply #192 on: January 03, 2019, 06:18:06 pm »
Daryl D was 76!  Wow. 

I grew up on their songs and had all the 45s.  (Except Muskrat Love; that was just strange.)  Even watched their TV show.  Didn't they have some synchronized swimmers?

In the 90s, I foolishly included "Love Will Keep Us Together" in a dance mix tape.  It promptly cleared the floor. 

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Re: Music News
« Reply #193 on: January 03, 2019, 09:14:31 pm »
I grew up on their songs and had all the 45s

I remember 45s. ...
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Re: Music News
« Reply #194 on: January 05, 2019, 01:41:05 pm »
Hot 100 Turns 60! The Top 60 Female Artists of All-Time

60. Juice Newton

59. Carole King

58. Stevie Nicks

57. Amy Grant

56. Missy Elliott

55. Faith Hill

54. Chaka Khan

53. Jody Watley

52. Avril Lavigne

51. Pat Benatar

50. Anne Murray

49. Ashanti

48. Bette Midler

47. Aaliyah

46. Natalie Cole

45. Fergie

44. Petula Clark

43. Miley Cyrus

42. Brandy

41. Carly Simon

40. Sheena Easton

39. Debbie Gibson

38. Kesha

37. Tina Turner

36. Mary J. Blige

35. Taylor Dayne

34. Roberta Flack

33. Nicki Minaj

32. Cyndi Lauper

31. Helen Reddy

31. Monica

30. Christina Aguilera

29. Jennifer Lopez

28. Adele

27. Toni Braxton

26. Britney Spears

25. Celine Dion

24. Linda Ronstadt

23. Kelly Clarkson

22. Alicia Keys

21. Paula Abdul

20. Dionne Warwick

19. Lady Gaga

18. Gloria Estefan

17. P!nk

16. Cher

15. Barbra Streisand

14. Brenda Lee

13. Beyoncé

12. Connie Francis

11. Donna Summer

10. Diana Ross

9. Katy Perry

8. Taylor Swift

7. Aretha Franklin

6. Olivia Newton-John

5. Rihanna

4. Whitney Houston

3. Janet Jackson

2. Mariah Carey

1. Madonna
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Re: Music News
« Reply #195 on: January 24, 2019, 11:17:44 am »
Interesting list. I don't agree with a lot of the placements, but I presume it's subjective so there's no reason to argue with it. haha

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Re: Music News
« Reply #196 on: January 24, 2019, 11:10:29 pm »

The list was compiled by Billboard Magazine, reviewing female artists from the first published chart in 1958 to current day.

They reviewed Top 10 singles, #1 singles, radio airplay, and other factors.


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Re: Music News
« Reply #197 on: January 29, 2019, 06:49:29 pm »
R&B singer James Ingram dead at 66


James Edward Ingram (February 16, 1952 – January 29, 2019) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist. He was a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy Award nominee for Best Original Song.

Since beginning his career in 1973, Ingram had charted seven Top 40 hits on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart from the early 1980s until the early 1990s, as well as thirteen top 40 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. In addition, he charted 20 hits on the Adult Contemporary chart (including two number-ones). He had two number-one singles on the Hot 100: the first, a duet with fellow R&B artist Patti Austin, 1982's "Baby, Come to Me" topped the U.S. pop chart in 1983; "I Don't Have the Heart", which became his second number-one in 1990 was his only number-one as a solo artist. In between these hits, he also recorded the song "Somewhere Out There" with fellow recording artist Linda Ronstadt for the animated film An American Tail. The song and the music video both became gigantic hits. Ingram co-wrote "The Day I Fall in Love", from the motion picture Beethoven's 2nd (1993), and singer Patty Smyth's "Look What Love Has Done", from the motion picture Junior (1994), which earned him nominations for Best Original Song from the Oscars, Golden Globes, and Grammy Awards in 1994 and 1995.


Billboard Top 40 hits:


Yah Mo B There - James Ingram With Michael McDonald - Peaked at #19 on 3.3.1984

Just Once - Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram - Peaked at #17 on 11.14.1981

What About Me? - Kenny Rogers With Kim Carnes & James Ingram - Peaked at #15 on 11.17.1984

One Hundred Ways - Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram - Peaked at #14 on 4.17.1982

Somewhere Out There (From "An American Tail") - Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram - Peaked at #2 on 3.14.1987

I Don't Have The Heart - James Ingram -  Peaked at #1 on 10.20.1990

Baby, Come To Me - Patti Austin With James Ingram -  Peaked at #1 on 2.19.1983


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Music News
« Reply #198 on: February 21, 2019, 08:50:16 pm »
Peter Tork of the Monkees is Dead at the Age of 77






Peter Halsten Thorkelson (February 13, 1942 – February 21, 2019), better known as Peter Tork, was an American musician and actor, best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of the Monkees.

Tork was a proficient musician, and though the group was not allowed to play their own instruments on their first two albums, he was an exception, playing what he described as "third chair guitar" on Mike Nesmith's song, "Papa Gene's Blues," from their first album. He subsequently played keyboards, bass guitar, banjo, harpsichord, and other instruments on their recordings. He also co-wrote, along with Joey Richards, the closing theme song of the second season of The Monkees, "For Pete's Sake". On the television show, he was relegated to playing the "lovable dummy," a persona Tork had developed as a folk singer in New York's Greenwich Village.

Six albums were produced with the original Monkees lineup, four of which went to No. 1 on the Billboard chart. This success was supplemented by two years of the TV show, a series of successful concert tours both across America and abroad, and a trippy-psychedelic movie, Head, a bit ahead of its time.

Billboard Top 40 hits:

The Girl I Knew Somewhere - Peaked at #39 on 4.15.1967

Tapioca Tundra - Peaked at #34 on 3.30.1968

(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone - Peaked at #20 on 1.14.1967

That Was Then, This Is Now - Peaked at #20 on 8.30.1986

D. W. Washburn - Peaked at #19 on 7.6.1968

Words - Peaked at #11 on 9.2.1967

Pleasant Valley Sunday - Peaked at #3 on 8.19.1967

Valleri - Peaked at #3 on 3.30.1968

A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You - Peaked at #2 on 4.29.1967

Last Train To Clarksville -  Peaked at #1 on 11.5.1966

I'm A Believer -  Peaked at #1 on 12.31.1966

Daydream Believer -  Peaked at #1 on 12.2.1967


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Music News
« Reply #199 on: February 22, 2019, 07:46:48 pm »
Hi Chuck, do you have any preferences for the Oscars this Sunday?
May 2019 be better for us all.