Chart History - December 29

Chart History - December 29

Postby radiofan » Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:57 pm

CFUN 1410 Vancouver - Soundathon #3 - All Time Top 300

This Soundathon was CFUN's first 300 song Soundathon and it aired 55 years ago. It aired for 72 hours straight from 12:01 A.M., December 29, 1962
and ended midnight New Years Eve. Elvis dominated the survey with 23 hits.




Thanks to Larry "Firedog" Morton for the scans of CFUN Soundathon #3 and the background info!

CJME Regina, SK - Boss 50 & 1967 Top 50 - December 29, 1967

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Re: Chart History - December 29

Postby Richard Skelly » Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:13 am

CFUN Soundathons were always a great way to honour pop/rock hits from years past, while preparing for the new musical treasures of the next 12 months. And Wanda Jackson got the No. 9 go, girl!

Cumulatively, Elvis racked up the overall numbers on this Soundathon. But he only placed four in the Top 50 with only one in the Top 10. Kids already sensed that The King, after the army stint, was eschewing genuine rock for comfortable exile in Hollywood. The empty stage was almost set for the British Invasion.
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