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Thursday, May 28th, 2015 by

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The 101 number one song of the day was the first release from the artist’s self titled album and it was controversial – but no one was really sure what it was about – so the question remained just who should be offended.  (more on that next)  It was recorded in December 1969 at the famous studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama by a band once reviled as too scruffy and dirty for decent folk, but by the turn of the decade they became the ruling rock elite, gentlemen of leisure and members of the Jet Set.  The first record released on their own label was simultaneously interpreted as a racist, sexist slur …or was it referring to Mexican heroin?!!? … (more…)


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Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 by

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The 101 number one song of the day was sung by a guy who quit his band to be a dentist and getting him to rejoin the group was like pulling teeth.   The group had a few hits but he was sure they’d hang it up after a few months of moderate success.  His future, he was sure, was rooted in root canal.  So he left the west coast to head east and pursue that career… (more…)



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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 by

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We get some Mouth to Mouth with the 101 #1 Song of the Day today…that was the name of the album it came from! And the song held a record for being #1 in more countries than any other song from 1980 to 2005! It had hit number one in 28 different nations. It wasn’t until Madonna’s “Hung Up” hit #1 in 41 different countries in 2005 that the record fell. When the song was written, the one hit wonder group lived in Minneapolis but they had dreams of moving to the Big Apple, where they could “keep moving”… (more…)


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Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by

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Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by

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Today’s 101 #1 Song of the Day comes from an artist whose name is reflected in his appearance and it was because of his appearance that he was forced to take special education classes in Beaumont, Texas, where he was born. The song got its name because it was chopped up and pieced back together …and ended up a lot different than its original incarnation and it was actually never even intended to be on the album – it was added at the last minute on a whim…hear the rest of the story and the song next on 101 Gold. The performer in question said the song, originally titled “The Double Drum Song”, had a monster-like, lumberingbeat… (more…)


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Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by

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The 101 #1 song of the day was a big payoff for a group that struggled for years after they lost their record deal and their name right around the same time.  (It’s next)  The quintet was formed in Chicago in 1960 and were signed by Mercury.  Their first single, “Pots and Pots” failed to clean up.  They were dropped from the label and had to relinquish the name they were using because another group had first claim to it… (more…)



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Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 by

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101 number one song of the day was inspired by a busy schedule.  The guys who wrote it had trouble making time… to make time (the story and the song is coming up next)  the year was 1967 and Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati were enjoying their success as leaders of a hot new band out of New York City.  The only downside was… (more…)


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Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 by

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Today’s 101 #1 Song of the Day was a record breaker…just before the breakup of the band that performed it. In fact, another artist was brought into the recording sessions partly in hopes that would deter them from bickering so much; and one member of the band said a line in the song was a pot shot at his wife!…hear the rest of the story and the song next on 101 Gold. Let’s start with the record it broke in 1969. That was Elvis’s record for the most #1’s with 16. Let’s move on to the band’s impending breakup – this would be their penultimate (second to last) #1… (more…)



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Monday, May 18th, 2015 by

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The 101 number one song of the day was recorded by a “one hit wonder” who became a preacher at the tender age of seven years old.  (and it’s next)  James McCleese was born in Harlem but his parents moved to a farm in rural North Carolina shortly after his birth.  He grew up listening to circuit riding and preachers and his natural showmanship led to his moving into the pulpit at that very young age… (more…)


Song of The Day

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Friday, May 15th, 2015 by

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Today’s 101 #1 Song of the Day was recorded by Harold Ray Ragsdale who was just 16 when he was signed by Capitol records in 1957. The hits started coming in the early 60’s with Mercury Records. By this time, he had changed his name and actually took his mother’s maiden name – as for the single that reached number one on this day in 1974 – we’re sure it made his mother proud…or not. Hear it next on 101 Gold. See, it was an ode to the fad in the early 70’s of running around nekid in public… (more…)



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