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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…)



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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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Thursday, May 14th, 2015 by

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The artist who recorded the 101 number one song of the day started out as a fallen woman looking for a savior but ended up knocking off one of the Hot 100’s longest running chart toppers.  (That’s Next.)  She was born in Hawaii but moved to London where she wound up singing the role of Mary Magdelene in Jesus Christ Superstar.  Later, when the show moved to Broadway, she relocated to New York.  It was there that she met Eric Clapton and sang back up vocals on the guitarist’s fabled “comeback tour.”  She also sang vocals on “I Shot the Sheriff.”  But she left Clapton after being introduced to the BeeGees who were about to begin recording their Saturday Night Fever soundtrack… (more…)



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Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 by

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Today’s 101 #1 Song of the Day was co-written by Jackie DeShannon and she recorded it in 1974 but it was not commercially successful until another artist recorded it in 1981. She recorded it live in one take and that version became the number one song of all of 1981 and it spent a total of 9 weeks in the top spot. Hear the rest of the story and the song next on 101 Gold… (more…)


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High school stud takes great grandmother to prom

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by

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How do you win a ladies heart? by showing her how you treat your mom, or in this case, your great grandmother.  Drew Holm didn’t have a date for prom, so instead of letting him go stag his great grandmom offered to be his date.

 

 

 



High school stud takes great grandmother to prom.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by

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The key to a ladies heart is to show them how you treat your mom or in this case, his great grand mom.  Drew Holm didn’t have a date for the prom, so did he ask? his great grandmother of course!

 

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Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by

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Today’s 101 #1 Song of the day started out as an improvisation during a concert in the late 60’s at a skating rink in Canada – the band felt they needed to liven up the crowd…and they thought the tune, with its impromptu lyrics was actually pretty good. They happened to see a kid in the crowd recording it on a cassette so they asked for the tape so they could record it in the studio and by May 12th, 1970… (more…)



Can you conquer the “Burritozilla?”

Monday, May 11th, 2015 by

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Monday, May 11th, 2015 by

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101 number one song of the day was a first for a famous group and a last for that same famous group from Motown.  (Find out what they were next)  It was the 18th chart hit for this trio from Detroit and the first record to be a title tune for a movie.  It was the last record that would contain the single name by which they had been known… (more…)



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