1971-12-22 — WMAK 1300 AM ( Nashville, Tennessee )


December 22, 1971

11 MelanieBrand New Key6There has to be more to this song than the obvious. (cont in Goodies)
210 Don McLeanAmerican Pie - Part I5
33 Jonathan EdwardsSunshine7
42 Sly & The Family StoneFamily Affair8
517 The New SeekersI'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)4My late friend Pat McGeachy attended an international
68 Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar BandScorpio7
74 Three Dog NightAn Old Fashioned Love Song8
818 Beverly BremersDon't Say You Don't Remember4Chart movement: 38-28-18-8
95 The Chi-LitesHave You Seen Her8
106 Michael JacksonGot To Be There9
1116 CarpentersMerry Christmas Darling3Originally recorded + released Dec. ’70. One of those Christmas tunes that will haunt us for years to come
127 David CassidyCherish9
139 BulletWhite Lies, Blue Eyes8
1424 ClimaxPrecious And Few4Lead singer: Sonny Geraci, formerly of The Outsiders
1511 Donny OsmondHey Girl5
1619 Donnie ElbertWhere Did Our Love Go5Holland-Dozier-Holland song originally recorded by the Supremes
1714 The Staple SingersRespect Yourself6
1812 Van MorrisonWild Night9
1913 Peter NeroTheme From "Summer Of '42"10
2030 BadfingerDay After Day3
2115 BreadBaby I'm - A Want You11
2220 Lee MichaelsCan I Get A Witness7
2323 SweathogHallelujah7
2426 The StylisticsYou Are Everything6
2521 Mickey NewburyAn American Trilogy10
2629 Rare EarthHey Big Brother5
2732 Betty WrightClean Up Woman3
2834 Helen ReddyNo Sad Song4
2936 The Partridge Family (Starring Shirley Jones; Featuring David Cassidy)It's One Of Those Nights (Yes Love)2
3035 Joe SimonDrowning In The Sea Of Love3
3137 The Honey ConeOne Monkey Don't Stop No Show Part I2
3225 Sonny & CherAll I Ever Need Is You10
3331 Freddie NorthShe's All I Got10
3439 Al GreenLet's Stay Together2
35HB Charley PrideKiss An Angel Good Mornin'1
3638 John & Yoko And The Plastic Ono Band With The Harlem Community ChoirHappy Xmas (War Is Over)2(artist) … & a partridge…?
3740 RedboneThe Witch Queen Of New Orleans2
38HB The Undisputed TruthYou Make Your Own Heaven And Hell Right Here On Earth1
39HB Dave PrinceThe Greatest Man Who Ever Lived1
40-- ThinkOnce You Understand1
HB-- The Jackson 5Sugar Daddy
HB-- Apollo 100Joy
HB-- Carly SimonAnticipationAka “The Ketchup Song”


Our wish for 1972:  Much happiness for you,
       and peace on earth for all men,
    from the All-Americans at WMAK.
Note: sure it was ’71 but one gender is missing.
(Of course now there are dozens, so-)

Survey note: The ink is actually red. Please don’t adjust
your sets.

Song note cont:
1. If she’d written this when she was 15, ok.I mean this is
Melanie Safka. But compare “Candles in the Rain” -> “Lay Down”.
Maybe it is a euphemism for sex. My theory is that the key is
for a car. (1) You buy a new set of skates, the key is included.
(2) “Don’t drive no car…”; “… who don’t drive…” [a car?]
5. Presbyterian gathering. The only 2 songs that everybody knew were:
(1) Amazing Grace” and (2) I’d Like to Teach the World…”