This is an actual Broadcast from New Year's 1966 unedited and you hear everything just like you did back in 1966! This show is from WLS AM Radio 890 in Chicago, with Art Roberts at the Microphone! Along with the great tunes of that era you will also hear some local and World Newscasts and jingles and vintage ads. Here is a playlist and flashback to January 1, 1966 of what is on this broadcast from back when AM Radio ruled the airwaves with Top 40 Music.
1. Jingle for WLS Chicago
2. It's the good time for good music spectacular '66!
3. Rip Rivken joins Art Roberts to be DJ for 15 minutes--he's a freshman from U. Of Pensylvania-- guest teen DJ --something new the station is trying. Art Roberts jokes --and if you don't do a good job it'll be the last time we try it...just kidding...
4. "Barbara Ann" song by The Beach Boys
5. DJ mentions the Beatles' hits
6. Montgomery Wards ad
7. Hello's to listeners
8. Guest DJ picks"Michelle" song by the Beatles --the second most requested song 9. Personal Hello to Rivken's boss
10. WLS charities ad
11. Herman's Hermits "Listen People" --the most requested song this week on WLS
12. The Beatles "Eight Days A Week" song
13. Rip Rivken signs off as guest teen DJ
14. Shadowland Ballroom acts mentioned for this weekend
15. Weather jingle, weather
16. "Finger Poppin' Time" song Hank Ballard and The Midnighters
17. Art Roberts with Greetings to listeners
18. The Four Tops second album ad
19. The Beach Boys "Do You Wanna Dance"
20. More Greetings
21. The Bernie Allen Show ad
22. Elvis Presley "Heartbreak Hotel" song (record skips once)
23. WLS News Headlines: Pres. Johnson hopes that 1966 will bring consolidation in Vietnam; Steel prices and union news.
24. DJ's joke around
25. The Rolling Stones "Satisfaction" the whole song from the beginning to end is played
26. High School Salute of the night goes to Niles East?? High School in Skokie Illinois
27. WLS Holiday jingle
28. The Ad Libs "The Boy From New York City"
29. More Greetings and a Happy Anniversary
30. Montgomery Wards store ad
31. Bobby Day "Over and Over" song
32. Gene Pitney "Just 24 Hours From Tulsa" song
33. WLS Chicago guaranteeing you the best in radio listening--WLS, the Family Friend...
34. Great Holiday Coca Cola ad with decorating ideas
35. Lonnie Donigan is mentioned about Skiffle sound...plays song "Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavor On The Bedpost"
37. The Four Tops ad
38."Just A Little Bit" song by Roy Head???
39. Listener Greetings
40. WLS Secret Word Sweepstakes
41. "Night Train" song by The Vicounts???
42. Ronnie Dove "Right Or Wrong" song
44. Rip Rivken get his rating report
45. Art builds up to this and plays the most melodic song he's ever heard.....
"Bird Is The Word".... (and it's cut off)