CKLW Lists from Mark Pattison

Mark Pattison wrote:

A friend told me yesterday he stumbled onto your site. I looked at it today and was blown away.

My late sister, from about Halloween 1967 into the early 1970s, faithfully and dutifully copied down every Big 30 countdown. I saved them after her death because it was such a labor of love for her, and it give me something to remember her by. If you wish, I will type in those Big 30 lists and transmit them to you if you care to add it to your CKLW web site.

[I of course accepted Mark's kind offer. He then wrote back as follows:]

I looked at some of the links on the CKLW page and I see that Plannine has the chart listings I thought I would have to input myself.

But I do have several other CKLW year-end and best-of lists, and I've inputted those for your consideration to add to the site.

Each list will come in a separate e-mail.

I will also send you some corrections to the Plannine lists. While Plannine said corrections were welcome, I could see no place to forward them. I'll still do it myself if you have an e-mail for him.

Just reply if you have any questions.

And now, ladies and gentlemen.... my own memories.

At St. David Grade School in Detroit, when the principal announced over the PA what radio stations to listen to in the event of a school closure, when she said, "CKLW," we let out our various (muted) exhortations of "Yeah" and "Aw-RIGHT!"

I remember that the best I could do until the age of 11 in listening to CKLW in a WJR and WCAR-dominated household was sneaking a listen to a Monkees song minutes before "The Monkees" came on, or being at the house of a friend whose older sisters tuned in.

The genie went out of the bottle for good during the riots of 1967. As we were heading north to Imlay City to pick blueberries and get away from the rioting for a day, I implored, along with my older sister Denise, to let us listen to CKLW in the car. "20-20 News!" we told them. "That means news every 20 minutes!" Well, it wasn't quite like that -- there was never any news at the top of the hour -- but my folks never caught on (or let on that they had).

By that Halloween, my sister starting writing down the Big 30 countdown each week. By that Christmas, our allowances were big enough to buy the occasional 45 at Kresge (you could pay anywhere from 66 to 79 cents for a single). And, if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, in January 1968 I started compiling my own list based on the singles that Denise, kid brother Brian and I had purchased, using CKLW's Big 30 chart to provide a parallel, if somewhat delayed, trajectory of our singles' popularity. I started with 33 tunes -- it had to be more than CKLW or WKNR's 31 -- and eventually expanded to 50 as I started including LP tracks. I kept it up every week -- including year-end best of lists -- for four years, until sophomore year in high school started taking precedence over imaginary charts and baseball cards (which went back even further than my affection for CKLW). Denise died in 1981; I've kept her handwritten Big 30 lists all these years.

I even won a "Christmas Wish." My request wasn't for much: a 45-RPM record carrying case and ticket to see "Yellow Submarine." The record case came in the mail, as did a check for $7.50 to cover five admissions to the movie -- which took another couple of months for it to get to the Nortown before the movie house went porno.

But my biggest brush with CKLW was being a contestant in early 1969 in its "Time Machine" contest. The contestant picked any year of the 20th century in advance. Then the station played its account of a news event. If the event happened in the year you guessed, you won $500. Of course, the thought of playing it was a pipe dream, because you'd get a busy signal after dialing the fourth digit; it was practically a reflex action to hang up and try again when the voice on the other line told me I was the correct caller. The year of the event from the last hour was 1917; I made up my mind to guess 1965. The event? The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution -- 1964. Just one year away from $500! As Maxwell Smart would have said, "Missed it by THAT MUCH!" I did get a little 1969 calendar just for playing. The next phone line to be jammed was mine as friends from school -- all of whom listened to CKLW -- tried to call me to tell me that they had heard me.

At that time in my life as an aspiring writer, I wrote out in longhand a newspaper every week. The big drawing card was supposed to be a comic strip featuring a group of animals with superpowers to rid the world of evil -- and of rival animal supergroups set up by my friends down the block. But my first-person account of the CKLW contest story kept me scrawling all week long, even as I was watching "American Bandstand," to make that issue of my paper the best-selling copy ever.

Even to this day, as I have manipulated pop culture to make my points, one of my favorites is the CKLW jingles, especially, "The Motor Cityyyyyyyyyy." But I remember after Robert Kennedy was shot, and later died, how the jingles disappeared and the jocks sounded very subdued as they played non-current songs like Dionne Warwick's "I Say a Little Prayer." It was just like newspaper accounts of foreign leaders' deaths, where state-run radio would play nothing but classical music to honor the dead.

But I also remember that CKLW was a bit more square than Keener 13. CKLW wouldn't play the Bob Seger System's "2+2=?", the Doors' "The Unknown Soldier," or even the Beatles' "The Ballad of John and Yoko." WKNR did. And living just northeast of Detroit City Airport as we did, our ability to get WKNR dropped precipitously at dark. But in a sense, it became more cool to have to fiddle with the dial to listen to Keener. But when sneaking a transistor radio under the covers, your only choice was CKLW.

CKLW's demise? It was less Canadian content regulations than the rise of FM and free-form music. I liked the Stampeders, the Guess Who, the Bells, Anne Murray and Lighthouse. Even if I didn't, who was I to know better? In the last half of the '60s, your choices were few: CKLW, Keener, CHYR in Leamington. But on FM emerged WABX, WKNR-FM, WXYZ-FM (later to become WRIF) and WWWW. Our demographic was getting older and thinking ourselves more sophisticated than what the "AM jams" could give us. But if all you had in your first car was an AM radio, there was really very little else to listen to but CKLW.

Now that I live on the East Coast, I can pick up WJR and CKLW on good nights. I'll try and listen to a Tigers game; the Tigers on WJR have been a constant since God knows when. If only some genius could crank out today's popular music with a wink and a nod to the Big 8's style, then we'd have a winner.

Hope all of you have a million-dollar weekend.

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Back Cover
Caricatures of each CKLW jock, from left, Charlie Van Dyke, Frank Brodie, Jim Edwards, Ed Mitchell, Tom Shannon, Scott Regen, Mark Richards, and over a rightward-facing "THE BIG 8 CKLW" rock says, in quotes, "...AND THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMIN'"


Oct.    1. Hey Jude, Beatles
Dec.    2. I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Marvin Gaye
Apr.    3. Honey, Bobby Goldsboro
Jan.    4. Nobody But Me, Human Beinz
Feb.    5. Love Is Blue, Paul Mauriat
Jun.    6. This Guys in Love With You, Herb Alpert
May     7. Mrs. Robinson, Simon & Garfunkle
Sept.   8. Harper Valley P.T.A., Jeannie C. Riley
Oct.    9. Hold Me Tight, Johnny Nash
Aug.    10. Hello, I Love You, The Doors
Jul.    11. Grazing in the Grass, Hugh Masekela
Mar.    12. The Unicorn, Irish Rovers
Nov.    13. Who's Making Love, Johnnie Taylor
May     14. MacArthur Park, Richard Harris
May     15. Mony, Mony, Tommy James & Shondells
Mar.    16. Since You've Been Gone, Aretha Franklin
Aug.    17. Light My Fire, Jose Feliciano
Aug.    18. 1,2,3, Red Light, 1910 Fruitgum Co.
Jan.    19. I Wish It Would Rain, Temptations
Jul.    20. Classical Gas, Mason Williams
Jan.    21. Itchykoo Park, Small Faces
Jul.    22. Journey to the Center of the Mind, Amboy Dukes
Mar.    23. Theme From "Valley of the Dolls," Dionne Warwick
Nov.    24. Ramblin' Gamblin' Man, Bob Seger
Apr.    25. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly, Hugo Montenegro
Aug.    26. Sunshine of Your Love, The Cream
Sept.   27. Little Green Apples, O.C. Smith
Oct.    28. Those Were the Days, Mary Hopkin
Jan.    29. Baby Now That I Found You, The Foundations
Aug.    30. Sealed With a Kiss, Gary Lewis
Sept.   31. Fire, Arthur Brown
Dec.    32. Abraham, Martin and John, Dion
Apr.    33. Tighten Up, Archie Bell & Drells
Jan.    34. Green Tambourine, Lemon Pipers
Feb.    35. Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding
May     36. Competition Ain't Nothin', Carl Carlton
Feb.    37. La-La Means I Love You, The Delfonics
Jun.    38. Reach Out of the Darkness, Friend and Lover
Sept.   39. Girl Watcher, O'Kaysions
Feb.    40. Show Time, Detroit Emeralds
Jun.    41. Here Come Da Judge, Buena Vistas
Mar.    42. Scarborough Fair, Simon & Garfunkle
Apr.    43. The Son of Hickory Holler's Tramp, O.C. Smith
Feb.    44. Bottle of Wine, The Fireballs
Apr.    45. Cowboys to Girls, The Intruders
Aug.    46. Born to Be Wild, Steppenwolf
Jul.    47. Lady Willpower, Gary Puckett & Union Gap
Jul.    48. People Got to Be Free, The Rascals
Dec.    49. Wichita Lineman, Glen Campbell
Sept.   50. Time Has Come Today, Chambers Brothers
Feb.    51. Simon Says, 1910 Fruitgum Co.
Nov.    52. Love Child, Diana Ross & Supremes
Jan.    53. Judy in Disguise, John Fred & Playboy Band
Mar.    54. I've Got the Feelin', James Brown
May     55. Never Give You Up, Jerry Butler
Jun.    56. Jumpin' Jack Flash, Rolling Stones
Oct.    57. Over You, Gary Puckett & Union Gap
Dec.    58. I Love How You Love Me, Bobby Vinton
Aug.    59. Baby Come Back, The Equals
May     60. Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing, Marvin & Tammi
Aug.    61. The House That Jack Built, Aretha Franklin
Jul.    62. Hurdy Gurdy Man, Donovan
Nov.    63. Cloud Nine, Temptations
Apr.    64. Love Is All Around, Troggs
Sept.   65. Slip Away, Clarence Carter
Jun.    66. Yummy, Yummy, Yummy, Ohio Express
Dec.    67. I Don't Know How, The Superlatives
Jun.    68. She's a Heartbreaker, Gene Pitney
Dec.    69. Crimson & Clover, Tommy James & Shondells
Sept.   70. I Love You Madly, Fantastic Four
Dec.    71. Soulful Strut, Young Holt Unlimited
Aug.    72. Hush, Deep Purple
Jun.    73. Indian Lake, The Cowsills
Apr.    74. If You Don't Want My Love, Robert John
Jun.    75. Lover's Holiday, Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson
Jan.    76. Spooky, Classics Four
Dec.    77. If I Can Dream, Elvis Presley
Oct.    78. Sunday Sun, Neil Diamond
Mar.    79. Sweet Inspiration, Sweet Inspirations
Oct.    80. Piece of My Heart, Big Brother & Holding Co.
May     81. A Beautiful Morning, The Rascals
Apr.    82. Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day, Stevie Wonder
Jul.    83. Stoned Soul Picnic, Fifth Dimension
Aug.    84. Love Makes a Woman, Barbara Acklin
Nov.    85. People, The Tymes
Oct.    86. Elenore, The Turtles
Jul.    87. Good Old Music, The Parliaments
Dec.    88. Cinnamon, Derek
Apr.    89. Baby Make Your Own Sweet Music, The Bandwagon
Jan.    90. We're a Winner, The Impressions
Nov.    91. Both Sides Now, Judy Collins
Nov.    92. Bring It On Home to Me, Eddie Floyd
Nov.    93. I've Got Love for My Baby, Young Hearts
Feb.    94. Skip a Rope, Henson Cargill
Mar.    95. Cry Like a Baby, Box Tops
Dec.    96. I'm Gonna Make You Love Me, Supremes & Temptations
Feb.    97. Just Dropped In, First Edition
Nov.    98. For Once in My Life, Stevie Wonder
Jun.    99. Angel of the Morning, Merrilee Rush
Mar.    100. The Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde, Georgie Fame

Month of peak popularity came first in this survey. Song titles were all capital letters; performers were underneath in italic and smaller size type. Mistakes in the original are reproduced here.

CKLW's Top 100 of the Sixties, published Jan. 1, 1970, in a full-page ad in the Detroit News

Artwork of artists clockwise from top: the Beatles ("Abbey Road" front cover pose), Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Simon & Garfunkel, Aretha Franklin, Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck, Marvin Gaye, the Fifth Dimension, Ricky Nelson, Oliver (Swofford), Bill Cosby, Herb Alpert, Elvis Presley, Petula Clark, Mason Williams, Jose Feliciano, Rolling Stones, Supremes, Temptations. "The Big 8" logo appeared underneath the two right columns, but flopped -- the carved rock faces leftward. Artwork by Charles Bright.

1. Hey Jude, Beatles, Oct. '68
2. The Twist, Chubby Checker, Jan. '62
3. Light My Fire, Doors, July '67
4. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction, Rolling Stones, July '65
5. Cherish, Association, Oct. '65
6. Louie Louie, Kingsmen, July '64
7. I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Marvin Gaye, Dec. '68
8. Sugar Sugar, Archies, Aug. '69
9. Yesterday, Beatles, Oct. '65
10. Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In, Fifth Dimension, April '69
11. My Girl, Temptations, Mar. '65
12. You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling, Righteous Brothers, Feb. '65
13. Soldier Boy, Shirelles, May '62
14. The House of the Rising Sun, Animals, Sept. '64
15. Sunny, Bobby Hebb, Nov. '66
16. Theme From a Summer Place, Percy Faith, March '60
17. Downtown, Petula Clark, Jan. '65
18. I Can't Stop Loving You, Ray Charles, June '62
19. Wipeout, Surfaris, Feb. '63
20. Honey, Bobby Goldsboro, April '68
21. I Want to Hold Your Hand, Beatles, Feb. '64
22. This Guy's in Love With You, Herb Alpert, June '68
23. Stop in the Name of Love, Supremes, March '65
24. Moon River, Henry Mancini, Nov. '62
25. I Can't Help Myself, Four Tops, July '65
26. To Sir With Love, Lulu, Oct. '67
27. Runaway, Del Shannon, May '61
28. Sounds of Silence, Simon and Garfunkel, Dec. '65
29. Respect, Aretha Franklin, May '67
30. California Dreamin', Mamas and the Papas, Feb. '66
31. Love Is Blue, Paul Mauriat, Feb. '68
32. Kicks, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Aug. '66
33. It's Now or Never, Elvis Presley, Aug. '60
34. I Can't Get Next to You, Temptations, Sept. '69
35. Johnny Angel, Shelley Fabares, May '62
36. She Loves You, Beatles, March '64
37. I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Dec. '67
38. What Becomes of the Brokenhearted, Jimmy Ruffin, Oct. '66
39. The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Tokens, Dec. '61
40. My Guy, Mary Wells, May '64
41. Fingertips (Part II), Stevie Wonder, Aug. '63
42. Ode to Billie Joe, Bobbie Gentry, Aug. '67
43. 96 Tears, ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians, Oct. '66
44. Mrs. Robinson, Simon and Garfunkel, May '68
45. Baby Love, Supremes, Nov. '64
46. Go Away Little Girl, Steve Lawrence, Jan. '63
47. Wooly Bully, Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs, July '65
48. Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Frankie Valli, June '67
49. Reach Out and I'll Be there, Four Tops, Oct. '66
50. Tossin' and Turnin', Bobby Lewis, July '61
51. Na Na Hey Hey Hiss Him Goodbye, Steam, Dec. '69
52. What the World Needs Now Is Love, Jackie De Shannon, Oct. '65
53. Save the Last Dance for Me, Drifters, Oct. '60
54. Sherry, Four Seasons, Sept. '62
55. (Oh) Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison, Aug. '64
56. Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding, Feb. '68
57. These Boots Are Made for Walkin', Nancy Sinatra, Feb. '66
58. Happy Together, Turtles, March '67
59. MacArthur Park, Richard Harris, May '68
60. Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter, Herman's Hermits, May '65
61. Build Me Up Buttercup, Foundations, Jan. '69
62. Cathy's Clown, Everly Brothers, June '60
63. Stranger on the Shore, Mr. Acker Bilk, May '62
64. I Think We're Alone Now, Tommy James & the Shondells, April '67
65. Harper Valley P.T.A., Jeannie C. Riley, Sept. '68
66. Baby I Need Your Loving, Four Tops, Nov. '64
67. The Letter, Box Tops, Sept. '67
68. Big Girls Don't Cry, Four Seasons, Nov. '62
69. Last Train to Clarksville, Monkees, Nov. '66
70. Groovin', Young Rascals, May '67
71. Roses Are Red, Bobby Vinton, July '62
72. Honky Tonk Women, Rolling Stones, Aug. '69
73. Big Bad John, Jimmy Dean, Nov. '61
74. Telstar, Tornadoes, Jan. '63
75. Little Green Apples, O.C. Smith, Sept. '68
76. I Wanna Testify, Parliments (sic), July '67
77. I'm Sorry, Brenda Lee, July '60
78. Peppermint Twist, Joey Dee and the Starlighters, Feb. '62
79. You (sic) Made Me So Very Happy, Blood, Sweat and Tears, April '69
80. Sugar Shack, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, Nov. '63
81. Strangers in the Night, Frank Sinatra, July '66
82. I'm a Believer, Monkees, Jan. '67
83. I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Tom Jones, Sept. '69
84. Please Mr. Postman, Marvelettes, Dec. '61
85. Hold Me Tight, Johnny Cash (sic --  it's Nash), Oct. '68
86. I Get Around, Beach Boys, July '64
87. Are You Lonesome Tonight, Elvis Presley, Dec. '60
88. Someday We'll Be Together, Supremes, Nov. '69
89. Michael, The Highwaymen, Sept. '61
90. Dancing in the Streets, Martha and the Vandellas, Aug. '64
91. Hello Dolly, Louis Armstrong, May '64
92. I Fall to Pieces, Patsy Cline, March '61
93. Dizzy, Tommy Roe, Feb. '69
94. Mr. Lonely, Bobby Vinton, Dec. '65
95. Hanky Panky, Tommy James & the Shondells, July '66
96. Where Did Our Love Go, Supremes, Aug. '64
97. Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond, July '69
98. Shop Around, Miracles, Sept. '61
99. I Say a Little Prayer, Dionne Warwick, Nov. '67
100. Sunshine of Your Love, Cream, Aug. '68

In the ad, all titles were all capitals (with the exception of the "I Can't Get No" part in #4) and bold. On the line underneath the title came the performer's name indented slightly from the title, with the peak month flush right. This was copied as best as I can do, with mistakes and inconsistencies reproduced here, even down to the "Mar." for #11, while every other March is spelled out.

The 1970 CKLW all time TOP 300 -- April, 1970

Artwork in panel 1, clockwise from Top left: Elvis Presley, Fifth Dimension, Platters, Bob Dylan, Mama Cass.
Panel 2, clockwise from top left: Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield, Temptations, Johnny Cash.
Panel 3, clockwise from top left: Marvin Gaye, Mason Williams, Petula Clark, Miracles, Stevie Wonder, (?)
Panel 4, clockwise from top left: (?), Glen Campbell, Simon & Garfunkel, (?)
Panel 5: Beatles
Panel 6: Supremes
Back panel: the CKLW jocks, clockwise from top left: Jim Edwards, Duke Roberts, Steve Hunter, Daryl B. Scott Regen, Gary Hart, Hal Martin, Frank Brodie
Art by Charles Knight

1. Hey Jude, Beatles, 1968
2. Cherish, Association, 1966
3. Sugar Sugar, Archies, 1969
4. Light My Fire, Doors, 1967
5. Yesterday, Beatles, 1965
6. Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In, Fifth Dimension, 1969
7. the Sounds of Silence, Simon and Garfunkel, 1966
8. I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Marvin Gaye, 1968
9. The House of the Rising Sun, Animals, 1964
10. Last Kiss, J. Frank Wilson, 1964
11. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction, Rolling Stones, 1965
12. My Girl, Temptations, 1965
13. You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling, Righteous Brothers, 1965
14. You Made Me So Very Happy, Blood Sweat and Tears, 1969
15. Sunny, Bobby Hebb, 1966
16. Dizzy, Tommy Roe, 1969
17. Downtown, Petula Clark, 1965
18. Wipeout, Surfaris, 1963
19. Honey, Bobby Goldsboro, 1968
20. Honky Tonk Women, Rolling Stones, 1969
21. Theme from a Summer Place, Percy Faith, 1960
22. Baby I Need Your Loving, Four Tops, 1964
23. Suspicious Minds, Elvis Presley, 1969
24. Soldier Boy, Shirelles, 1962
25. Little Woman, Bobby Sherman, 1969
26. Johnny Angel, Shelly Fabares, 1962
27. I Want To Hold Your Hand, Beatles, 1964
28. California Dreamin', Mamas and Papas, 1966]
29. Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head, B.J. Thomas, 1969
30. I Can't Stop Loving You, Ray Charles, 1962
31. Mrs. Robinson, Simon and Garfunkel, 1968
32. In-A-Gadda-Da-vida, Iron Butterfly, 1968
33. Sherry, Four Seasons, 1962
34. Let It Be, Beatles, 1970
35. Classical Gas, Mason Williams, 1968
36. Stop in the Name of Love, Supremes, 1965
37. MacArthur Park, Richard Harris, 1968
38. To Sir With Love, Lulu, 1967
39. Leavin' on a Jet Plane, Peter, Paul and Mary, 1969
40. Heave Music, Bob Seeger, 1967
41. I Think We're Alone Now, Tommy James and the Shondells, 1967
42. Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter, Herman's Hermits, 1965
43. Cloud Nine, Temptations, 1968
44. Woman Woman, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, 1967
45. Tracks of My Tears, Miracles, 1965
46. 96 Tears, ? and the Mysterians, 1966
47. This Guy's In Love With You, Herb Alpert, 1968
48. Reach Out and I'll Be there, Four Tops, 1966
49. Only Love Can Break A Heart, Gene Pitney, 1963
50. Love Child, Diana Ross and the Supremes, 1968
51. Strangers in the Night, Frank Sinatra, 1966
52. She Loves You, Beatles, 1964
53. What the World Needs Now Is Love, Jackie De Shannon, 1965
54. The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Tokens, 1962
55. Sealed With a Kiss, Brian Hyland, 1962
56. (Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding, 1968
57. Kicks, Paul Revere and the Raiders, 1966
58. Are You Lonesome Tonight, Elvis Presley, 1960
59. Mr. Tambourine Man, Byrds, 1965
60. Runaway, Del Shannon, 1960
61. Michelle, Beatles, 1965
62. Monday Monday, Mamas and Papas, 1966
63. (Oh) Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison, 1964
64. Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet, Henry Mancini, 1969
65. Rhythm of the Rain, Cascades, 1962
66. A Place in the Sun, Stevie Wonder, 1966
67. Peggy Sue, Buddy Holly, 1957
68. Born Free, Roger Williams, 1966
69. Rag Doll, Four Seasons, 1964
70. King of the Road, Roger Miller, 1965
71. A Whiter Shade of Pale, Procol Harum, 1967
72. Baby Love, Supremes, 1964
73. Stranger On The Shore, Mr. Aker Bilk, 1962
74. Build Me Up Buttercup, Foundations, 1969
75. Our Day Will Come, Ruby and the Romantics, 1963
76. Help, Beatles, 1965
77. A Boy Named Sue, Johnny Cash, 1969
78. Stand By Me, Ben E. King, 1961
79. I Got You Babe, Sonny and Cher, 1965
80. Sunshine Superman, Donovan, 1966
81. Wishin' and Hopin', Dusty Springfield, 1964
82. Rock and Roll Music, Chuck Berry, 1958
83. Jean, Oliver, 1969
84. Ain't Too Proud To Beg, Temptations, 1966
85. Crystal Blue Persuasion, Tommy James and the Shondells, 1969
86. Chapel of Love, Dixie Cups, 1964
87. Goodnight My Love, Jesse Belvin, 1957
88. Unchained Melody, Righteous Brothers, 1965
89. My Guy, Mary Wells, 1964
90. Holly Holy, Neil Diamond, 1969
91. Hello Stranger, Barbara Lewis, 1963
92. A Hard Day's Night, Beatles, 1964
93. Little Girl, Syndicate of Sound, 1966
94. Heartbreak Hotel, Elvis Presley, 1956
95. Roses Are Red, Bobby  Vinton, 1962
96. Somewhere My Love, Ray Conniff, 1966
97. Rescue Me, Fontella Bass, 1965
98. Touch Me, Doors, 1969
99. Hurt So Bad, Little Anthony and the Imperials, 1965
100. Fire, Crazy World of  Arthur Brown, 1968
101. People, Barbra Streisand, 1964
102. Little Darlin', Diamonds, 1957
103. Raindrops, Dee Clark, 1961
104. All You Need Is Love, Beatles, 1967
105. Suspicion, Terry Stafford, 1964
106. Bobby's Girl, Marcia Blaine, 1963
107. A Little Bit of Soul, Music Explosion, 1967
108. Chances Are, Johnny Mathis, 1957
109. Good Vibrations, Beach Boys, 1966
110. Can't Help Falling in Love, Elvis Presley, 1962
111. Hanky Panky, Tommy James and the Shondells, 1966
112. He's So Fine, Chiffons, 1963
113. For Your Precious Love, Jerry Butler, 1961
114. Summer in the City, Lovin' Spoonful, 1966
115. Little Green Apples, O.C. Smith, 1968
116. Cathy's Clown, Everly Brothers, 1960
117. It's All in the Game, Tommy Edwards, 1957
118. Eleanor Rigby, Beatles, 1966
119. Proud Mary, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969
120. A Summer Song, Chad and Jeremy, 1964
121. Searchin', Coasters, 1957
122. I'll Never Fall In Love Again, Tom Jones, 1969
123. Baby I Love You, Andy Kim, 1969
124. Mr. Lonely, Bobby Vinton, 1964
125. Stagger Lee, Lloyd Price, 1960
126. And I Love Her, Beatles, 1964
127. These Boots Were Made For Walkin', Nancy Sinatra, 1966
128. You Were On My Mind, We Five, 1965
129. Duke of Earl, Gene Chandler, 1962
130. Wonderful Summer, Robin Ward, 1963
131. Sunshine of Your Love, Cream, 1968
132. I Can't Help Myself, Four Tops, 1965
133. Do You Believe in Magic, Lovin' Spoonful, 1965
134. Blueberry Hill, Fats Domino, 1956
135. One, Three Dog Night, 1969
136. Where Did Our Love Go, Supremes, 1964
137. Young Love, Sonny James, 1957
138. Fingertips Part 2, Stevie Wonder, 1963
139. Town Without Pity, Gene Pitney, 1961
140. Sugar Shack, Jimmy  Gilmer and the Fireballs, 1964
141. Respect, Aretha Franklin, 1967
142. Crying, Roy Orbison, 1961
143. Wooly Bully, Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs, 1965
144. Poor Side of Town, Johnny Rivers, 1966
145. Do You Love Me, Contours, 1962
146. Cast Your Fate to the Wind, Sounds Orchestral, 1965
147. Stubborn Kinda Fellow, Marvin Gaye, 1962
148. This Diamond Ring, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, 1965
149. Dancing in the Streets, Martha and the Vandellas, 1965
150. A World Without Love, Peter and Gordon, 1964
151. A Lover's Concerto, The Toys, 1965
152. Teen Angel, Mark Dinning, 1959
153. Don't Mess With Bill, Marvelettes, 1966
154. Like a Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan, 1965
155. Everyday People, Sly and the Family Stone, 1969
156. Love Letters in the Sand, Pat Boone, 1958
157. The Striper, David Rose, 1962
158. Lightning Strikes, Lou Christie, 1965
159. The Big Hurt, Miss Toni Fisher, 1960
160. So Much in Love, Tymes, 1963
161. I Feel Fine, Beatles, 1965
162. The Twelfth of Never, Johnny Mathis, 1957
163. Bernadette, Four Tops, 1966
164. Navy Blue, Dine Renay, 1964
165. Can't Take My Eyes off You, Frankie Valli, 1967
166. Agent 00 Soul, Edwin Starr, 1965
167. You Can't Hurry Love, Supremes, 1966
168. Patches, Dickie Lee, 1961
169. Walk Don't Run, Ventures, 1960
170. Georgy Girl, Seekers, 1967
171. Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying, Gerry and the Pacemakers, 1964
172. Lonely Teardrops, Jackie Wilson, 1960
173. You Really Got A Hold of Me, Miracles, 1963
174. She's Not There, Zombies, 1965
175. A Taste of Honey, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, 1965
176. The Great Pretender, Platters, 1956
177. Be My Baby, Ronettes, 1963
178. Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me, Mel Carter, 1965
179. Green Onions, Booker T. and the M.G.'s, 1962
180. I Get Around, Beach Boys, 1964
181. When A Man Loves A Woman, Percy  Sledge, 1966
182. Kansas City, Wilbert Harrison, 1959
183. Harper Valley P.T.A., Jeannie C. Riley, 1968
184. Donna, Richie Valens, 1959
185. Up on the Roof, Drifters, 1962
186. I'm Henry the VIII, Herman's Hermits, 1965
187. Everybody Loves Somebody, Dean Martin, 1964
188. See You in September, Happenings, 1966
189. Don't Be Cruel, Elvis Presley, 1957
190. Devil With A Blue Dress, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, 1966
191. Tears On My Pillow, Little Anthony and the Imperials, 1958
192. Tell Laura I Love Her, Ray Peterson, 1960
193. I Hear A Symphony, Supremes, 1965
194. Sixteen Candles, Crests, 1959
195. The Letter, Box Tops, 1967
196. Crimson and Clover, Tommy James and the Shondells, 1968
197. Hold Me Tight, Johnny Nash, 1968
198. What'd I Say, Ray Charles, 1959
199. Ooh Baby Baby, Miracles, 1965
200. Come Go With Me, Del-Vikings, 1957
201. A Day in the Life, Beatles, 1967
202. I Wish It Would Rain, Temptations, 1968
203. Blowin' in the Wind, Peter, Paul and Mary, 1963
204. Only the Lonely, Roy Orbison, 1960
205. Walk on By, Dionne Warwick, 1964
206. Soul Man, Sam and Dave, 196
207. Sea Cruise, Frankie Ford, 1959
208. Cool Jerk, Capitols, 1966
209. Last Date, Floyd Cramer, 1961
210. Romeo and Juliet, Reflections, 1964
211. Come and Get These Memories, Martha and the Vandellas, 1963
212. The Twist, Chubby Checker, 1962
213. Spinning Wheel, Blood Sweat and Tears, 1969
214. I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Gladys Knight and the Pips, 1967
215. It's Now or Never, Elvis Presley, 1961
216. Please Mr. Postman, Marvelettes, 1961
217. Love Me Do, Beatles, 1964
218. In the Still of the Night, Five Satins, 1957
219. Higher and Higher, Jackie Wilson, 1967
220. Mr. Blue, The Fleetwoods, 1959
221. Love Makes the World Go Round, Deon Jackson, 1965
222. Magic Carpet Ride, Steppenwolf, 1968
223. It's Hurts To Be In Love, Gene Pitney, 1964
224. All I Have To Do Is Dream, Everly Brothers, 1959
225. I Say A Little Prayer, Dionne Warwick, 1967
226. Snoopy vs. the Red Baron, Royal Guardsmen, 1966
227. I'm Sorry, Brenda Lee, 1960
228. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag, James Brown, 1965
229. I'll Bet You, Funkadelic, 1969
230. Gloria, Shadows of Knight, 1966
231. (I Left My Heart) In San Francisco, Tony Bennett, 1962
232. Lady Willpower, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, 1968
233. Someday We'll Be Together, Diana Ross and the Supremes, 1969
234. Save the Last Dance For Me, Drifters, 1960
235. Everlasting Love, Robert Knight, 1967
236. Runaround Sue, Dion, 1961
237. To Know Him Is To Love Him, Teddy Bears, 1958
238. For Once In My Life, Stevie Wonder, 1968
239. Memphis, Johnny Rivers, 1964
240. Since You've Been Gone, Aretha Franklin, 1968
241. Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon and Garfunkel, 1970
242. A Hundred Pounds of Clay, Gene McDaniels, 1961
243. Eight Days a Week, Beatles, 1965
244. It's My Party, Lesley Gore, 1963
245. What Becomes of the Broken Hearted, Jimmy Ruffin, 1966
246. Ramblin' Gamblin' Man, Bob Seeger, 1968
247. Those Were the Days, Mary Hopkin, 1968
248. Hound Dog, Elvis Presley, 1956
249. Your Precious Love, Marvin and Tammi, 1967
250. Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond, 1969
251. Ode to Billie Joe, Bobby Gentry, 1967
252. Shotgun, Junior Walker and the All Stars, 1965
253. Travelin' Man, Rick Nelson, 1961
254. I Want You Back, Jackson Five, 1969
255. Telstar, Tornados, 1963
256. La La Means I Love You, Del-Fonics, 1968
257. All My Loving, Beatles, 1964
258. My True Love, Jack Scott, 1958
259. Come See About Me, Supremes, 1964
260. Nobody But Me, Human Beings, 1968
261. Theme from "Exodus," Ferrante and Teicher, 1961
262. Little Star, Elegants, 1958
263. Happy Together, Turtles, 1967
264. Earth  Angel, Penguins, 1955
265. Baby I'm Yours, Barbara Lewis, 1965
266. Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye, Steam, 1969
267. Jimmy Mack, Martha and the Vandellas, 1967
268. Goin' Out of My Head, Little Anthony and the Imperials, 1965
269. Last Train to Clarksville, Monkees, 1966
270. Venus, Frankie Avalon, 1959
271. Can't Buy Me Love, Beatles, 1964
272. Simon Says, 1910 Fruitgum Company, 1968
273. Mack the Knife, Bobby Darin, 1959
274. In the Year 2525, Zager and Evans, 1969
275. Hello Dolly, Louis Armstrong, 1964
276. It's the Same Old Song, Four Tops, 1965
277. Groovin', Rascals, 1967
278. Mind Body and Soul, Flaming Embers, 1969
279. The End of the World, Skeeter Davis, 1962
280. Windy, Association, 1967
281. In the Ghetto, Elvis Presley, 1969
282. Dawn, Four Seasons, 1964
283. You're My Everything, Temptations, 1967
284. Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969
285. Scarborough Fair, Simon and Garfunkel, 1968
286. Mother In Law, Ernie K-Doe, 1961
287. Back In My Arms Again, Supremes, 1965
288. Secret Agent Man, Johnny Rivers, 1966
289. Moon River, Henry Mancini, 1962
290. Quarter to Three, Gary U.S. Bonds, 1961
291. Love (Can Make You Happy), Mercy, 1969
292. I Wanna Testify, Parliments, 1967
293. Love Is Blue, Paul Mauriat, 1968
294. All Shook Up, Elvis Presley, 1957
295. These Eyes, Guess Who, 1969
296. Twist and Shout, Isley Brothers, 1962
297. By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Glen Campbell, 1967
298. P.S. I Love You, Beatles, 1964
299. Since I Don't Have You, Skyliners, 1959
300. Uptight, Stevie Wonder, 1966

"The popularity of records listed within is the opinion of CKLW based upon votes mailed in by its listeners listing their favorite all time records."

Note: This is, as best as I could copy, the exact listing, with inconsistent use of upper and lower case on articles, plus misspellings like Seeger and Parliments. The original had no punctuation but, instead, very well-defined columns for each category.

CKLW TOP 100 OF 1970

This is copied from the CKLW list, issued in the same flip-up format as the Big 30 lists of that time. All titles and artists were in all capital letters.

1. I'll Be There, Jackson 5
2. Love on a Two-Way Street, The Moments
3. Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon & Garfunkel
4. Spirit in the Sky, Norman Greenbaum
5. Ooh Child, Five Stairsteps
6. Venus, Shocking Blue
7. Close to You, The Carpenters
8. Lookin' Out My Back Door, Creedence Clearwater Revival
9. Let It Be, The Beatles
10. Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Stevie Wonder
11. A) Everybody Is a Star
      B) Thank You, Sly & the Family Stone
12. Ball of Confusion, Temptations
13. I Think I Love You, The Partridge Family
14. The Tears of a Clown, Smokey Robinson & Miracles
15. One Less Bell to Answer, Fifth Dimension
16. Lola, The Kinks
17. War, Edwin Starr
18. ABC, Jackson 5
19. Cracklin' Rosie, Neil Diamond
20. Somebody's Been Sleeping, 100 Proof
21. Rainy Night in Georgia, Brook Benton
22. Little Green Bag, George Baker Selection
23. In the Summertime, Mungo Jerry
24. Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Diana Ross
25. My Sweet Lord, George Harrison
26. Give Me Just a Little More Time, Chairmen of the Board
27. I Got a Thing, You Got a Thing Everybody's Got a Thing, The Funkadelic
28. Cecilia, Simon & Garfunkel
29. Fire and Rain, James Taylor
30. Mama Told Me, Three Dog Night
31. Hitchin' a Ride, Vanity Fare
32. Up Around the Bend, Creedence Clearwater Revival
33. Long and Winding Road, The Beatles
34. Spill the Wine, Eric Burdon & War
35. I Want You Back, Jackson 5
36. Don't Cry Daddy, Elvis Presley
37. Turn Back the Hands of Time, Tyrone Davis
38. Ma Belle Amie, The Tee Set
39. Let's Work Together, Wilbert Harrison
40. Love Land, Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
41. If I Were Your Woman, Gladys Knight & the Pips
42. Why Can't I Can't Touch You, Ronnie Dyson
43. If You Were Mine, Ray Charles
44. Gimme Dat Ding, The Pipkins
45. Indiana Wants Me, R. Dean Taylor
46. Make It With You, Bread
47. God, Love and Rock and Roll, Teegarden & Van Winkle
48. He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother, The Hollies
49. Still Water, Four Tops
50. Don't Play That Song, Aretha Franklin
51. We've Only Just Begun, The Carpenters
52. Band of Gold, Freda Payne
53. Psychedelic Shack, Temptations
54. Which Way You Goin' Billy, Poppy Family
55. A) Who'll Stop the Rain
      B) Travelin' Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival
56. Hey There Lonely Girl, Eddie Holman
57. That Same Old Feeling, Pickettywitch
58. The Bells, the Originals
59. It's a Shame, The Spinners
60. As the Years Go By, Mashmakhan
61. Engine #9, Wilson Pickett
62. Stoned Love, Supremes
63. The Love You Save, Jackson 5
64. Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time, The Delfonics
65. Instant Karma, John Lennon
66. Love or Let Me Be Lonely, Friends of Distinction
67. Patches, Clarence Carter
68. All Right Now, The Free
69. That's Where I Went Wrong, Poppy Family
70. Express Yourself, Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
71. 5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years of Love), The Presidents
72. Green-Eyed Lady, Sugarloaf
73. Knock Three Times, Dawn
74. American Woman, The Guess Who
75. Maybe I'm Amazed, Paul McCartney
76. Kentucky Rain, Elvis Presley
77. Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes), Edison Lighthouse
78. Baby Take Me in Your Arms, Jefferson
79. What Is Truth, Johnny Cash
80. It's Impossible, Perry Como
81. Everything Is Beautiful, Ray Stevens
82. Shilo, Neil Diamond
83. Candida, Dawn
84. Do You See My Love, Jr. Walker & All Stars
85. The Wonder of You, Elvis Presley
86. Call Me, Aretha Franklin
87. Gypsy Woman, Brian Hyland
88. Stay Away From Me, Major Lance
89. He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother, Neil Diamond
90. Julie Do Ya Love Me, Bobby Sherman
91. Drop By My Place, Carl Carlton
92. Make Me Smile, Chicago
93. Early in the Morning, Vanity Fare
94. It's All in the Game, Four Tops
95. How About a Little Hand, The Boys in the Band
96. Arizona, Mark Lindsay
97. Ain't It Funky Now, James Brown
98. 25 or 6 to 4, Chicago
99. Black Magic Woman, Santana
100. Jingle Jangle, The Archies

CKLW Top 100 of 1971

100. High Time We Went, Joe Cocker
99. Love Her Madly, Doors
98. Won't Get Fooled Again, Who
97. Right on the Tip of My Tongue, Brenda and the Tabulations
96. Stoney End, Barbra Streisand
95. Sweet Hitch-Hiker, Creedence Clearwater Revival
94. Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again, Fortunes
93. We Can Work It Out, Stevie Wonder
92. Another Day, Paul McCartney
91. Old-Fashioned Love Song, Three Dog Night
90. Do I Love You, Paul Anka
89. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Joan Baez
88. Rain Dance, Guess Who
87. Beginnings, Chicago
86. Ain't Got Time Anymore, Glass Bottle
85. Love the One You're With, Isley Brothers
84. You're All I Need to Get By, Aretha Franklin
83. Eighteen, Alice Cooper
82. Have You Ever Seen the Rain, Creedence Clearwater Revival
81. Lonely Days, Bee Gees
80. Where Did Our Love Go, Donnie Elbert
79. Lookin' Back, Bob Seger
78. Inner City Blues, Marvin Gaye
77. Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Persuaders
76. Do You Know What I Mean, Lee Michaels
75. Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver
74. Sweet City Woman, Stampeders
73. Rainy Days and Mondays, Carpenters
72. Albert Flasher, Guess Who
71. I Am ... I Said, Neil Diamond
70. Chick-a-Boom, Daddy Dewdrop
69. That's the Way I Feel About 'Cha, Bobby Womack
68. Rock Steady, Aretha Franklin
67. Imagine, John Lennon
66. She's All I've Got, Freddie North
65. Natural Man, Lou Rawls
64. Woodstock, Matthew's Southern Comfort
63. Tired of Being Alone, Al Green
62. I Don't Want to Do Wrong, Gladys Knight and the Pips
61. Watching Scotty Grow, Bobby Goldsboro
60. You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks, Funkadelic
59. Your Song, Elton John
58. Respect Yourself, Staple Singers
57. Where Evil Grows, Poppy Family
56. Draggin' the Line, Tommy James
55. Indian Reservation, Raiders
54. Signs, Five Man Electrical Band
53. Spinning Around, Main Ingredient
52. Brown Sugar, Rolling Stones
51. Stay Awhile, Bells
50. (For God's Sake, You've Got to) Give More Power to the People, Chi-Lites
49. The Love We Had (Stays On My Mind), Dells
48. Timothy, Buoys
47. Stop, Look, Listen, Stylistics
46. Cool Aid, Paul Humphrey and His Cool Aid Chemists
45. Love Is Life, Earth, Wind and Fire
44. Mama's Pearl, Jackson 5
43. You've Got a Friend, James Taylor
42. Rose Garden, Lynn Anderson
41. If You Could Read My Mind, Gordon Lightfoot
40. Scorpio, Dennis Coffey
39. Superstar, Carpenters
38. She's a Lady, Tom Jones
37. Got to Be There, Michael Jackson
36. Trapped by a Thing Called Love, Denise LaSalle
35. Superstar, Murray Head and the Trinidad Singers
34. Mercy Mercy Me, Marvin Gaye
33. Do Me Right, Detroit Emeralds
32. Theme From Love Story, Henry Mancini/Andy Williams
31. Put Your Hand in the Hand, Ocean
30. Mr. Bojangles, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
29. Yo-Yo, Osmonds
28. Never Can Say Goodbye, Jackson 5
27. Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get, Dramatics
26. Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves, Cher
25. Brand New Key, Melanie
24. Sweet and Innocent, Donny Osmond
23. Me and Bobby McGhee, Janis Joplin
22. My Sweet Lord, George Harrison
21. She's Not Just Another Woman, The 8th Day
20. Ain't No Sunshine, Bill Withers
19. Treat Her Like a Lady, Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose
18. How Do You Mend a Broken Heart, Bee Gees
17. Mr. Big Stuff, Jean Knight
16. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey, Paul & Linda McCartney
15. Bridge Over Troubled Water, Aretha Franklin
14. Theme From Shaft, Isaac Hayes
13. Spanish Harlem, Aretha Franklin
12. It's Too Late, Carole King
11. Knock Three Times, Dawn
10. Family Affair, Sly & Family Stone
9. Have You Seen Her, The Chi-Lites
8. Smiling Faces Sometimes, The Undisputed Truth
7. One Bad Apple, The Osmonds
6. Just My Imagination, Temptations
5. Want Ads, Honey Cone
4. What's Going On, Marvin Gaye
3. Go Away Little Girl, Donny Osmond
2. Maggie May, Rod Stewart
1. Joy to the World, Three Dog Night


CKLW TOP 100 OF 1972

1. Lean On Me, Bill Withers
2. Alone Again (Naturally), Gilbert O'Sullivan
3. Me and Mrs. Jones, Billy Paul
4. American Pie, Don McLean
5. I Got Cha', Joe Tex
6. Without You, Nilsson
7. Betcha' By Golly Wow, Stylistics
8. Oh Girl, Chi-Lites
9. School's Out, Alice Cooper
10. My Ding-a-Ling, Chuck Berry
11. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Roberta Flack
12. Outa-Space, Billy Preston
13. Nights in White Satin, Moody Blues
14. Troglodyte (Cave Man), Jimmy Castor Bunch
15. A Horse With No Name, America
16. I'll Take You There, Staple Singers
17. Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me, Mac Davis
18. Everybody Plays the Fool, Main Ingredient
19. Misty Blue, Joe Simon
20. Freedie's Dead (Theme From Superfly), Curtis Mayfield
21. Papa Was a Rolling Stone, Temptations
22a. How Could I Let You Get Away
  b. I'll Be Around, Spinners
23. Superstition, Stevie Wonder
24. Let's Stay Together, Al Green
25. Mr. Penguin, Lunar Funk
26. (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right, Luther Ingram
27. Back Stabbers, O'Jays
28. Use Me, Bill Withers
29. Where Is the Love, Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
30. Woman to Woman, Joe Cocker
31. Look What You've Done for Me, Al Green
32. Brandy (You're a Fine Girl), Looking Glass
33. (It's the Way) Nature Planned It, Four Tops
34. Heart of Gold, Neil Young
35. I'm Stone in Love With You, Stylistics
36. Sunshine, Jonathan Edwards
37. I Miss You, Harold Melvin & Blue Notes
38. You Ought to Be With Me, Al Green
39. Black and White, Three Dog Night
40. Jungle Fever, Chakachas
41. Day Dreaming, Aretha Franklin
42. Everything Good Is Bad, 100 Proof
43. Convention '72, Delegates
44. Ben, Michael Jackson
45. The Candy Man, Sammy Davis Jr.
46. Joy, Apollo 100
47. Why Not Start All Over Again, Counts
48. Puppy Love, Donny Osmond
49. Slippin' Into Darkness, War
50. In the Rain, Dramatics
51. I Thank You, Donny Hathaway & June Conquest
52. Saturday in the Park, Chicago
53. Together Let's Find Love, 5th Dimension
54. Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress), Hollies
55. If You Don't Know Me By Now, Harold Melvin & Blue Notes
56. I Am Woman, Helen Reddy
57. Power of Love, Joe Simon
58. Walkin in the Rain With the One I Love, Love Unlimited
59. Rock and Roll Part 2, Gary Glitter
60. It's Too Late to Turn Back Now, Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose
61. Down by the Lazy River, Osmonds
62. I'm Still in Love With You, Al Green
63. How Do You Do, Mouth & Macneal
64. Amazing Grace, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
65. Day After Day, Badfinger
66. I'd Love You to Want Me, Lobo
67. Now Run and Tell That, Denise Lasalle
68. Can I, Eddie Kendricks
69. Hot Rod Lincoln, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen
70. Precious and Few, Climax
71. Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast, Wayne Newton
72. Why Can't We Live Together, Timmy Thomas
73. Rocket Man, Elton John
74. You Want It, You Got It, Detroit Emeralds
75. Garden Party, Rick Nelson
76. Bang a Gong (Get It On), T-Rex
77. Last Night I Didn't Get to Sleep at All, 5th Dimension
78. Pop That Thang, Isley Brothers
79. People Make the World Go Round, Stylistics
80. Why Can't We Be Lovers, Holland-Dozier
81. Woman Don't Go Astray, King Floyd
82. Starting All Over Again, Mel & Tim
83. Black Dog, Led Zeppelin
84. Silly Wasn't I, Valerie Simpson
85. Rockin' Robin, Michael Jackson
86. Back Off Boogaloo, Ringo Starr
87. Too Young, Donny Osmond
88. Layla, Derek & Dominoes
89. Toast to the Fool, Dramatics
90. Burning Love, Elvis Presley
91. Clair, Gilbert O'Sullivan
92. Ain't Nobody Home, B.B. King
93. Mother and Child Reunion, Paul Simon
94. Sugar Daddy, Jackson 5
95. Hurting Each Other, Carpenters
96. Nice to Be With You, Gallery
97. Taxi, Harry Chapin
98. Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms), Detroit Emeralds
99. If You Let Me, Eddie Kendricks
100. Keeper of the Castle, Four Tops

With this survey, CKLW had settled on a format. The titles were flush left in all capital letters, with the artists' names flush right in upper and lower case. In the middle, the ellipses -- you know, dots! ........... The format would hold until at least 1976.

My disclaimer: I've copied down the list as CKLW had published it, retaining any mistakes they might have made while (hopefully) not including any of my own. In this year's survey the obvious apostrophe is missing from #58.



1. Bad Bad Leroy Brown, Jim Croce
2. Brother Louie, Stories
3. Killing Me Softly, Roberta Flack
4. Will It Go Round in Circles, Billy Preston
5. Smoke on the Water, Deep Purple
6. Delta Dawn, Helen Reddy
7. You Are the Sunshine of My Life, Stevie Wonder
8. Midnight Train to Georgia, Gladys Knight & the Pips
9. Frankenstein, Edgar Winter Group
10. Yes We Can Can, Pointer Sisters
11. Show and Tell, Al Wilson
12. Neither One of Us, Gladys Knight and the Pips
13. Call Me, Al Green
14. You're So Vain, Carly Simon
15. Tie a Yellow Ribbon, Dawn
16. Playground in My Mind, Clint Holmes
17. Right Place ... Wrong Time, Dr. John
18. Behind Closed Doors, Charlie Rich
19. Monster Mash, Bobby "Boris" Pickett
20. I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby, Barry White
21. Could It Be I'm Falling in Love, Spinners
22. Time in a Bottle, Jim Croce
23. Love Train, O'Jays
24. Angie, Rolling Stones
25. Funky Worm, Ohio Players
26. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia, Vicki Lawrence
27. Higher Ground, Stevie Wonder
28. Live and Let Die, Paul McCartney and Wings
29. Pillow Talk, Sylvia
30. Living for the City, Stevie Wonder
31. Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye
32. We're an American Band, Grand Funk
33. Half Breed, Cher
34. The Last Song, Edward Bear
35. Trouble Man, Marvin Gaye
36. Dueling Banjos, Deliverance
37. I'm Doin Fine Now, New York City
38. My Love, Paul McCartney and Wings
39. Uneasy Rider, Charlie Daniels
40. Trying to Hold On to My Woman, Lamont Dozier
41. Crocodile Rock, Elton John
42. Top of the World, Carpenters
43. Space Race, Billy Preston
44. Wildflower, Skylark
45. That Lady, Isley Brothers
46. Fell for You, Dramatics
47. Keep on Truckin', Eddie Kendricks
48. Love Jones, Brighter Side of Darkness
49. Cicso Kid, War
50. Masterpiece, Temptations
51. Drift Away, Dobie Gray
52. Natural High, Bloodstone
53. Esctasy, Ohio Players
54. I Been Watching You, South Side Movement
55. If You Want Me to Stay, Sly and the Family Stone
56. The Morning After, Maureen McGovern
57. Get Down, Gilbert O'Sullivan
58. I Believe in You (You Believe in Me), Johnnie Taylor
59. Misdemeanor, Foster Sylvers
60. Feelin' Stonger Everyday, Chicago
61. Leaving Me, Independents
62. Daddy Could Swear, Gladys Knight & the Pips
63. Harry Hippie, Bobby Womack
64. Crazy Legs, Donald Austin
65. Photograph, Ringo Staff
66. Hurt So Good, Millie Jackson
67. Doin' It to Death, Fred Wesley & J.B's
68. The Most Beautiful Girl, Charlie Rich
69. I Can't Stand the Rain, Ann Peebles
70. I've Got to Use My Imagination, Gladys Knight & the Pips
71. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John
72. If You're Ready (Come Go With Me), Staples Singers
73. Basketball Jones, Cheech and Chong
74. Ramblin' Man, Allman Brothers Band
75. Yesterday Once More, Carpenters
76. The Love I Lost, Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes
77. Rocky Mountain Way, Joe Walsh
78. Ain't No Woman, Four Tops
79. Cover of Rolling Stone, Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show
80. Heartbeat It's a Lovebeat, DeFranco Family
81. Breakup to Makeup, Stylistics
82. Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001), Deodato
83. A Letter to Myself, Chi-Lites
84. Loves Me Like a Rock, Paul Simon
85. Give Your Baby a Standing Ovation, Dells
86. Daniel, Elton John
87. Smokin' in the Boys Room, Brownsville Station
88. Angel, Aretha Franklin
89. Last Kiss, Wednesday
90. Just You 'n Me, Chicago
91. Touch Me in the Morning, Diana Ross
92. Little Willy, Sweet
93. Some Guys Have All the Luck, Persuaders
94. Money, Pink Floyd
95. Rocky Mountain High, John Denver
96. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Bette Midler
97. I Only Meant to Wet My  Feet, Whispers
98. Hi Hi Hi, Paul McCartney and Wings
99. You Don't Know What Love Is, Susan Jacks
100. Rock 'n Roll Baby, Stylistics


1. Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd
2. Chicago VI, Chicago
3. Houses of the Holy, Led Zepplin
4. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John
5. The World Is a Ghetto, War
6. No Secrets, Carly Simon
7. They Only Come Out at Night, Edgar Winter Group
8. Billion Dollar Babies, Alice Cooper
9. Goats Head Soup, Rolling Stones
10. Los Cochinos, Cheech and Chong
11. Innervisions, Stevie Wonder
12. Machine Head/Made in Japan, Deep Purple
13. Call Me, Al Green
14. Deodato, Deodato
15. Don't Mess With Jim/I Got a Name, Jim Croce
16. Brothers and Sisters, Allman Brothers Band
17. Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye
18. Masterpiece, Temptations
19. Deliverance, Deliverance
20. Passion Play, Jethro Tull
21. Living in the Material World, George Harrison
22. I'm Still in Love With You, Al Green
23. I've Got So Much to Give, Barry White
24. Blackbyrd, Donald Byrd
25. Imagination, Gladys Knight & the Pips

"Printed in Canada"

Disclaimer: All titles and artists typed the way they appear. This includes, for instance, the misspelling of #53 and #60, and the slightest of variances for the performer in singles #8 and #12, #62 and #70. In two of the album listings, two titles are listed for the same artist.


"CKLW BIG 80 1974"

1. Bennie & the Jets, Elton John
2. Rock the Boat, Hues Corporation
3. Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe, Barry White
4. Seasons in the Sun, Terry Jacks
5. Feel Like Makin' Love, Roberta Flack
6. Tell Me Something Good, Rufus
7. Do It (Til You're satisfied), B.T. Express
8. Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy), Al Green
9. Come and Get Your Love, Redbone
10. Kung Fu Fighting, Carl Douglas
11. I Feel a Song (In My Heart), Gladys Knight & Pips
12. You Make Me Feel Brand New, Stylistics
13. Rock On, David Essex
14. Boogie Down, Eddie Kendricks
15. Sunshine on My Shoulders, John Denver
16. Rock Your Baby, George McCrae
17. I Honestly Love You, Olivia Newton-John
18. Nothing From Nothing, Billy Preston
19. Dancing Machine, Jackson 5
20. Americans, Byron MacGregor
21. Then Came You, Dionne Warwick & Spinners
22. Midnight at the Oasis, Maria Muldaur
23. You Haven't Done Nothin', Stevie Wonder
24. The Entertainer (Music From The Sting), Marvin Hamlisch
25. Love's Theme, Love Unlimited Orchestra
26. (You're) Having My Baby, Paul Anka
27. TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia), MFSB
28. My Melody of Love, Bobby Vinton
29. Hang On In There Baby, Johnny Bristol
30. Billy Don't Be a Hero, Bo Donaldson & Heywoods
31. The Streak, Ray Stevens
32. On and On, Gladys Knight & Pips
33. The Way We Were, Barbra Streisand
34. Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me, Gladys Knight & Pips
35. The Loco-Motion, Grand Funk
36. Be Thankful for What You Got, William De Vaughn
37. The Joker, Steve Miller Band
38. Do It Baby, The Miracles
39. You're the First, The Last, My Everything, Barry White
40. Tin Man, America
41. I Shot the Sheriff, Eric Clapton
42. Boogie On Reggae Woman, Stevie Wonder
43. I Can Help, Billy Swan
44. Let's Straighten It Out, Latimore
45. Band on the Run, Paul McCartney & Wings
46. Thanks for Saving My Life, Billy Paul
47. The Night Chicago died, Paper Lace
48. Kung Fu, Curtis Mayfield
49. Annie's Song, John Denver
50. When Will I See You Again, Three Degrees
51. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me, Elton John
52. The Payback, James Brown
53. Sundown, Gordon Lightfoot
54. Hollywood Swinging, Kool & Gang
55. Baby Come Close, Smokey Robinson
56. I Like to Live the Love, B.B. King
57. Cat's in the Cradle, Harry Chapin
58. You Got the Love, Rufus
59. Sideshow, Blue Magic
60. Skin Tight, Ohio Players
61. Takin' Care of Business, Bachman-Turner Overdrive
62. Finally Got Myself Together, Impressions
63. Live It Up, Isley Brothers
64. You're Sixteen, Ringo Starr
65. Keep It in the Family, Leon Haywood
66. Dark Lady, Cher
67. Can This Be Real, Natural Four
68. One Tin Soldier, Original Caste
69. Jungle Boogie, Kool & Gang
70. Rock Me Gently, Andy Kim
71. Fish Ain't Bitin', Lamont Dozier
72. You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet, Bachman-Turner Overdrive
73. Heavy Fallin' Out, Stylistics
74. Earache My Eye, Cheech & Chong
75. The Same Love That Made Me Laugh, Bill Withers
76. La Grange, Z.Z. Topp
77. For the Love of Money, O'Jay's
78. Please Come to Boston, Dave Loggins
79. Just Don't Want to Be Lonely, Main Ingredient
80. Can't Get Enough, Bad Company


1. Bad Company, Bad company
2. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John
3. Caribou, Elton John
4. Bachman-Turner Overdrive II, Bachman-Turner Overdrive
5. Not Fragile, Bachman-turner Overdrive
6. Soundtrack "The Sting," Marvin Hamlisch
7. Back Home Again, John Denver
8. John Denver's Greatest Hits, John Denver
9. Mighty Love, The Spinners
10. 461 Ocean Boulevard, Eric Clapton
11. Band on the Run, Paul McCartney & Wings
12. Soundtrack "Claudine," Gladys Knight & Pips
13. Ship Ahoy, The O'Jays
14. Chicago VII, Chicago
15. Love Is the Message, MFSB
16. Elton' Greatest Hits, Elton John
17. Fullfillingness First Finale, Stevie Wonder
18. You Don't Mess Around With Jim, Jim Croce

"Happy New Year from CKLW/the BIG 8"



Notes: This started the first of at least three consecutive "Big 80" lists rather than Top 100.... It was also the first of at least three years straight that CKLW followed the same format for its printed chart, with the hewn-in-rock format, not only for the outside cover but also for the headlines on the inside and the back. The chart is copied as close as humanly possible to CKLW's own listings, down to the misspellings for the artists in #76 and #77, and resisting the temptation to put the word "the" before "Pips."

Front (in hewn-from-rock art):

"CKLW BIG 80 1975"

1. Love Will Keep Us Together, Captain & Tenille
2. Philadelphia Freedom, Elton John
3. Mandy, Barry Manilow
4. The Last Farewell, Roger Whittaker
5. Games People Play, Spinners
6. Have You Never Been Mellow, Olivia Newton-John
7. Feelings, Morris Albert
8. That's the Way (I Like It), K.C. & Sunshine Band
9. Best of My Love, Eagles
10. Black Water, Doobie Brothers
11. Long Tall Glasses, Leo Sayer
12. Island Girl, Elton John
13. Thank God I'm a Country Boy, John Denver
14. Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, Elton John
15. Someone Saved My Life Tonight, Elton John
16. The Hustle, Van McCoy
17. The Way We Were/Try to Remember, Gladys Knight & Pips
18. Bad Blood, Neil Sedaka
19. Before the Next Teardrop Falls, Freddy Fender
20. Pick Up the Pieces, AWB
21. Miracles, Jefferson Starship
22. Fame, David Bowie
23. Rock and Roll All Nite, Kiss
24. Could It Be Magic, Barry Manilow
25. Jive Talkin' Bee Gees
26. (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong
Song, B.J. Thomas
27. One of These Nights, Eagles
28. Anytime (I'll Be there), Frank Sinatra
29. Katmandu, Bob Seger
30. Let's do It Again, Staple Singers
31. Love Rollercoaster, Ohio Players
32. Lady Marmalade, LaBelle
33. Mr. Jaws, Dickie Goodman
34. Only Women, Alice Cooper
35. I Want'a Do Something Freaky to You, Leon Haywood
36. Shaving Cream, Benny Bell
37. Fight the Power, Isley Brothers
38. Please Mr. Postman, Carpenters
39. You're No Good, Linda Ronstadt
40. Angie Baby, Helen Reddy
41. Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell
42. Lovin' You, Minnie Riperton
43. Wildfire, Michael Murphey
44. I'm Not in Love, 10CC
45. Walk Away From Love, David Ruffin
46. Love Machine, Miracles
47. Get Down Tonight, K.C. & Sunshine Band
48. This Will Be, Natalie Cole
49. Emma, Hot Chocolate
50. He Don't Love You (Like I Love You), Tony Orlando & Dawn
51. Do It Any Way You Wanna, Peoples Choice
52. Paloma Blanca, George Baker Selection
53. Fire, Ohio Players
54. Sadie, Spinners
55. How Long, Ace
56. Listen to What the Man Said, Wings
57. Convoy, C.W. McCall
58. Rainy Day People, Gordon Lightfoot
59. Lyin' Eyes, Eagles
60. Ballroom Blitz, Sweet
61. The Rockford Files, Mike Post
62. Fly Robin Fly, Silver Convention
63. Shining Star, Earth, Wind & Fire
64. You Are So Beautiful, Billy Preston
65. Pinball Wizard, Elton John
66. Bungle in the Jungle, Jethro Tull
67. Wasted Days and Wasted Nights, Freddy Fender
68. Low Rider, War
69. When Will I Be Loved, Linda Ronstadt
70. The Way I Want to Touch You, Captain & Tenille
71. Express, B.T. Express
72. Sister Golden Hair, America
73. Love Won't Let Me Wait, Major Harris
74. How Long (Betcha' Got a Chick on the Side), Pointer Sisters
75. Run Joey Run, David Geddes
76. I Love Music, O'Jays
77. Killer Queen, Queen
78. I Write the Songs, Barry Manilow
79. Glasshouse, Temptations
80. School Boy Crush, AWB


1. Beautiful Loser, Bob Seger
2. Alive, Kiss
3. Captain Fantastic & The Brown Dirt Cowboy, Elton John
4. Physical Graffiti, Led Zeppelin
5. Toys in the Attic, Aerosmith
6. Chicago VIII, Chicago
7. The Heat Is On, Isley Brothers
8. Average White Band, AWB

"Happy New Year from CKLW/the BIG 8"



Notes: Again, I've typed these entries in as CKLW published them. Any deviation from that is my responsibility and mine alone.

Front (in hewn-from-rock art in photo-negative):

"CKLW BIG 80 1976"

1. You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine, Lou Rawls
2. Silly Love Songs, Wings
3. Don't Go Breaking My Heart, Elton John & Kiki Dee
4. Theme From S.W.A.T, Rhythm Heritage
5. If You Leave Me Now, Chicago
6. Boogie Fever, The Sylvers
7. A Fifth of Beethoven, Walter Murphy & Big Apple Band
8. Fox on the Run, Sweet
9. Sara Smile, Daryl Hall & John Oates
10. The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Gordon Lightfoot
11. Dream Weaver, Gary Wright
12. Shannon, Henry Gross
13. Disco Lady, Johnnie Taylor
14. Welcome Back, John Sebastian
15. Play That Funky Music, Wild Cherry
16. Disco Duck, Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots
17. Fooled Around and Fell in Love, Elvin Bishop
18. Afternoon Delight, Starland Vocal Band
19. Saturday Night, Bay City Rollers
20. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, Paul Simon
21. Kiss and Say Goodbye, Manhattans
22. I Never Cry, Alice Cooper
23. You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show), Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.
24. The Rubberband Man, Spinners
25. Love Hangover, Diana Ross
26. Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright), Rod Stewart
27. Shake, Shake, Shake (Shake Your Booty), K.C. & Sunshine Band
28. Dream On, Aerosmith
29. Let 'Em In, Wings
30. Love Hurts, Nazareth
31. Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen
32. All By Myself, Eric Carmen
33. Young Hearts Run Free, Candi Staton
34. Muskrat Love, Captain & Tenille
35. Sweet Thing, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
36. I'd Really Love to See You Tonight, England Dan & John Ford Coley
37. Stand Tall, Burton Cummings
38. Tear the Roof Off the Sucker (Give Up the Funk), Parliament
39. A Little Bit More, Dr. Hook
40. Happy Music, Blackbyrds
41. Lowdown, Boz Scaggs
42. Junk Food Junkie, Larry Groce
43. Sweet Love, Commodores
44. This Masquerade, George Benson
45. Happy Days, Pratt & McClain
46. You Sexy Thing, Hot Chocolate
47. More Than a Feeling, Boston
48. Get Up Offa That Thing, James Brown
49. Lonely Night (Angel Face), Captain & Tenille
50. Something He Can Feel, Aretha Franklin
51. Just to Be Close to You, Commodores
52. Car Wash, Rose Royce
53. Roxy Roller, Sweeney Todd
54. You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, Leo Sayer
55. Sing a Song, Earth, Wind & Fire
56. Evil Woman, Electric Light Orchestra
57. Movin', Brass Construction
58. Let Your Love Flow, Bellamy Brothers
59. That's Where the Happy People go, The Trammps
60. Love Is Alive, Gary Wright
61. Love to Love You Baby, Donna Summer
62. You Should Be Dancing, Bee Gees
63. Free, Deniece Williams
64. Love Ballad, L.T.D.
65. Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win), Fleetwood Mac
66. Dazz, Brick
67. Show Me the Way, Peter Frampton
68. I Wish, Stevie Wonder
69. Only Sixteen, Dr. Hook
70. Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again, Barry Manilow
71. Fernando, Abba
72. I'll Be Good to You, Brothers Johnson
73. You're My Best Friend, Queen
74. The More You Do It (The More I Like it Done to Me), Ronnie Dyson
75. She's Gone, Daryl Hall & John Oates
76. Night Moves, Bob Seger & Silver Bullet Band
77. Getaway, Earth, Wind & Fire
78. After the Lovin', Englebert Humperdinck
79. Livin' Thing, Electric Light Orchestra
80. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word, Elton John


1. Live Bullet, Bob Seger & Silver Bullet Band
2. Frampton Comes Alive, Peter Frampton
3. Songs in the Key of Life, Stevie Wonder
4. Dream Weaver, Gary Wright
5. Wings at the Speed of Sound, Wings
6. Fly Like an Eagle, Steve Miller
7. A Night at the Opera, Queen
8. Alice Cooper Goes to Hell, Alice Cooper
(presumed tie) Night Moves, Bob Seger & Silver Bullet Band

"Happy New Year from CKLW/the BIG 8"



Notes: With two LPs listed under one #8, I presume a tie. All listings entered as CKLW published them.

CKLW TOP 100 OF 1967
(numbers 53-100 missing)

52. Honey Chile, Martha and the Vandellas
51. Higher and Higher, Jackie Wilson
50. I Say a Little Prayer, Dionne Warwick
49. Share Your Love, Fantastic Four
48. Heart of Mine, Temptations
47. Come Back When You Grow Up, Bobby Vee
46. I Second That Emotion, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
45. Sweetest Thing This Side of Heaven, Chris Bartley
44. I Was Made to Love Her, Stevie Wonder
43. Ruby Tuesday, Rolling Stones
42. Gimme Little Sign, Brenton Wood
41. Don't You Care, Buckinghams
40. Kind of a Drag, Buckinghams
39. Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Frankie Valli
38. Together, Intruders
37. Hello Josephine, Jerry Jay
36. Hey Mama, Flaming Embers
35. Please Release Me, Engelbert Humperdinck
34. Please Love Me Forever, Bobby Vinton
33. Soul Man, Sam and Dave
32. Where in the World Is This, Fantastic Four
31. Words/Pleasant Valley Sunday, Monkees
30. Get On Up, Esquires
29. You've Got to Pay the Price, Al Kent
28. Society's Child, Janis Ian
27. There's a Kind of Hush, Herman's Hermits
26. Some Kind of Wonderful, Soul Brothers 6
25. Jimmy Mack, Martha and the Vandellas
24. Groovin', Young Rascals
23. I Think We're Alone Now, Tommy James and the Shondells
22. Brown-Eyed Girl, Van Morrison
21. Wild Angels, Davie Allan and the Arrows
20. Windy, Association
19. Everlasting Love, Robert Knight
18. Daydream Believer, Monkees
17. I Need You Baby, (?)
16. The Rain, The Park and Other Things, Cowsills
15. Happy Together, Turtles
14. Something Stupid, Nancy and Frank Sinatra
13. Your Precious Love, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
12. The Midnight Hour, The Wanted
11. Alfie, Dionne Warwick
10. Make Me Yours, Bettye Swan
9. The Letter, Box Tops
8. Respect, Aretha Franklin
7. To Sir With Love, Lulu
6. Incense and Peppermints, Strawberry Alarm Clock
5. Ode to Billy Joe, Bobbie Gentry
4. Little Bit o' Soul, Music Explosion
3. I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Gladys Knight and the Pips
2. Testify, Parliaments
1. Light My Fire, Doors

Corrections to Plannine's CKLW Big 30 surveys pages...

CKLW Jan. 2, 1968 -- Corrections (#8 is OK)
13. Honey Chile, Martha and the Vandellas (19)
19. I Second That Emotion, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (21)
20. I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Marvin Gaye (16)
22. By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Glen Campbell (20)
24. Bend Me, Shape Me, The American Breed (17)
lastly, switch #28 and #29

CKLW April 6, 1970 -- Correction (#26 is OK)
22. Long Lonesome Highway, Michael Parks (17)

CKLW December 28, 1970 -- Corrections (#19 is OK)
15. Black Magic Woman, Santana (8)
25. They Can't Take Away Our Music, Eric Burdon and War (29)
27. I Think I Love You, The Partridge Family featuring David Cassidy with
Shirley Jones (25)

My late sister Denise kept track of every Big 30 from late 1967 through the end of 1971. We still have most of them, but are missing those from February 1968 into April 1969. Your Web page has been a great resource. Thank you.

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