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Tin Can Alley 6-17-23



Beatles-Don’t Let Me Down

Lovin’ Spoonful-Rain on the Roof

Donovan-Atlantis

***American Airlines***

Young Rascals-I’ve Been Lonely Too Long

Nilsson-Without Her

Box Tops-Soul Deep

***AP&L-Double Hotel***

Fleetwood Mac-Black Magic Woman

Byrds-Jesus is Just Alright

Merry Clayton-Gimme Shelter

***Movie-Parallax View***

Crosby Stills Nash & Young-Ohio

The Band-Time to Kill

Hollies-He Ain’t Heavy

***Carousel Ice Cream***

Badfinger-Day After Day

Carpenters-Goodbye to Love

Gunhill Road-Back When My Hair Was Short

Bread-If


Hour 2

***Discount Records/RCA Specials***

David Bowie-Jean Genie Guess Who-Star Baby

Bobby “Blue” Bland-Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City

Staple Singers-City in the Sky

***Pop-a-Top Liquor Store***

Crawler-Stone Cold Sober

Cate Brothers-Union Man

***Coke in big ass bottles***

Rita Coolidge-The Way You Do the Things You Do

Petty-Here Comes That Girl

Foreigner-Dirty White Boy

Led Zeppelin-All My Love

Babys-Back on My Feet Again

Jackson Browne-Somebody’s Baby

***Stevens & Grdnic-Elevator 1980***


Really fond of the one hit wonders this week - The Cate Brothers from northwest Arkansas, and the Gunhill Road tune, which I used to hear a lot by way of WLS out of Chicago. Neither song charted very high, but both stayed on the Hot 100 a good while. Also, the "almost one hit wonder" from Crawler, a band initially started by former Free guitarist Paul Kossoff, though he died from an overdose before this song was recorded.

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Robert Culpepper
Robert Culpepper
Jun 18, 2023

May I suggest Desert Moon - Dennis DeYoung...and Girls with Guns - Tommy Shaw. WLS AM was still playing top 40 in 1984 so it fits "early 80's on the AM dial". Those two had top 10 and top 40 hits, respectively from their first solo records after Styx went on hiatus and never cracked the top 40 again with their solo stuff ever again! Maybe a good pair of tunes to wrap up a show featuring Chicagoland radio and artists.

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