WMAK 1300 AM

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Week: 1971-12-22
Format: T40
1300/WMAK
SUPERHIT SURVEY

WEEK BEGINNING
December 22, 1971
1. Melanie - Brand New Key
2. Don McLean - American Pie - Part I
3. Jonathan Edwards - Sunshine
4. Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
5. The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)
6. Dennis Coffey & The Detroit Guitar Band - Scorpio
7. Three Dog Night - An Old Fashioned Love Song
8. Beverly Bremers - Don't Say You Don't Remember
9. The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her
10. Michael Jackson - Got To Be There
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Cover: 
PEACE ON EARTH
    1300/WMAK

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…”

Contributed by: Doug Dean (Sunday, 2022-10-30)




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