Phil Nee

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Fathers Day Weekend-1970

This Saturday night on Those Were The Days, I will dig out some of the hot hits from the Summer of 1970.  Courtesy of we will look at the biggest songs of 1970 Summertime in the Chicagoland area.  Many of us tuned into those Chicago radio stations and the music was the soundtrack of our summertime lives.   Our friend Kent Kotal, the gate keeper of Forgotten hits, has given permission to use countdowns from his website for our favorite Summer tributes.  Join me this weekend for a look back at 1970 featuring songs from artists such as: Jackson Five,  Three Dog Night,  Stevie Wonder,  Mungo Jerry,  and Chicago.  These were the hot hits during a magical Summer. 

This Sunday is Fathers Day.  My father was a music lover.  He had a wonderful collection of 78 r.p.m. records and always had the radio on in the barn and in the kitchen of the old farm house.   He was always aware of current songs and would often tell me that he liked a song that I liked.  I can't imagine what it is like to not have a good relationship with your father.  My dad was a farmer but inspired me more by his love of music and sports on the radio.   He was always listening to a local, state, or national game.  I consider myself very fortunate to have had such a great father.  He had a great sense of humor and the goal was to get him to laugh.  He used to listen to Those Were The Days and he liked to laugh at some of the foolish commercials that play during  the show.  I hope you will join me this Saturday night between 6 and Midnight for the best of the fifties through the eighties.  Perhaps you can request a song for your pops!  I will be in the studio with another edition of Those Were The Days.



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