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Phil Nee

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1975 Summertime Treats!

Saturday night on WRCOs' Those Were The Days we will be serving up some treats.  The best of the fifties through the eighties will take flight, and we will stop and go parking in 1975.  That was a great Summer for songs.  In between unloading hay bales, I would have my Panasonic radio blasting Top Forty songs.  In between loads of hay, there was nothing better than sitting in the shade and eating a black cherry popsicle (with 2 sticks in each treat).  You could break them in half and share them, but who would want to do that?  When the hay was made for the day, we would take a dive in Willow creek.  The water was so cold after a 90 degree day in the barn.  My trusty Panasonic rado was on the creek bank.  Some of my fave '75 radio tunes included:  Magic-Pilot,  Hey You-Bachman Turner Overdrive,  Sister Golden Hair-America,  Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me)-Doobie Brothers,  I'm On Fire-Dwight Twilly Band,  and I'm Not In Love-10 cc.  July was the month in which the combines would be pulled from the sheds for harvesting oats.  I have vivid memories of sitting on the tractor that was hooked to a gravity box and waiting for the combine to unload.  As I waited WLS was announcing its number one song that week,  Listen To What The Man Said by Paul McCartney and Wings.  

I hope that you will be able to join for all or some of the six hour salute to rock and roll on WRCO FM 100.9 this Saturday night.  The request line will be wide open and there will be plenty of trivia.  Escape to the land of great memories during Those Were The Days Saturday night between six and midnight.

Phil 

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