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Jan 30, 14 The Charts for the last week of January 1964 James White
 
A glance at charts for this week across the country tell quite a story:   The
Beatles were hitting the charts and moving up quickly.  The British Invasion had
begun, but most of the other artists on those charts didn't have a clue as to what
was in store over the next several months.  By the end of March, the Beatles held
down the top 5 spots nationally, and Peter & Gordon, The Dave Clark 5, The Rolling
Stones, Chad & Jeremy, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Hermans' Hermits, The Searchers, and
more, were about to take over the American airways. 
Jan 18, 14 CKCH Hull 1958-01-18 / CKCH ( Hull, Quebec ) K.A. Scott
 
Hmmm...

It's interesting the things you discover as you enter charts.  The following
singles charted nowhere else, but keep popping up on CKCH's playlist week after
week in late '57, early '58:

The Jordanaires - Any Which Way
Nick Greene - Later For You Baby
Peggy Lee - Listen To The Rocking Bird
Sue Raney - Please Hurry Home
Wanda Jackson - Cool Love

All were issued on Capitol. What an *astounding* coincidence! ;) 

(Tommy Leonetti's "I'd Climb The Highest Mountain" also keeps popping up on CKCH
and nowhere else, but it was on Vik, a subsidiary of RCA.)
Jan 18, 14 Re: Herman's Hermits or Earl-Jean? J. A. Theroux
 
Gary,

Thanks for not only taking the trouble to respond to my 2 cents but also for
editing the charts with I'm Into Something Good based on my suggestion. Thanks also
to you and John Frank for providing all these great surveys, I do appreciate it a
lot.

Jeff
Jan 15, 14 Re: Herman's Hermits or Earl-Jean? Gary Pfeifer
 
  Jeff,

    All the surveys you've indicated that are associated with the Herman's
Hermits/Earl-Jean question are part of an enormous treasure trove of surveys very
graciously provided by John Frank.  I am slowly going thru these and adding ones
not already in the system.  Although some have survey images included, the majority
do not and are just a pre-typed up survey. All the KLIV, KIMN, and WSAI surveys
you've mentioned do not have images available.  So there is no way right now to be
100% certain.  

   However, based on the fact that the Herman's Hermits version doesn't start
showing on US charts as Pick Hits until September, I am very inclined to believe
that the July/August already charted version is indeed the Earl-Jean song.
Considering the herculean task John took on in typing up all the surveys he
provided, there are bound to be typos/errors - I've caught a few other also.  Since
these all come from John's surveys, it's likely to be an recurring error.  I'll edit
them to Earl-Jean.

  And John, if you're reading this, first, again MANY THANKS for all the surveys
you've generously shared with us! It's going to keep me busy for a while adding
them! :)  Also, if you have any way of confirming or disproving the above
assumptions, please let us know.

  Gary
Jan 15, 14 RE: Herman's Hermits or Earl-Jean? J. A. Theroux
 
The previous post is by me, Jeff Theroux.  For some reason my name did not get
associated with it.
Jan 15, 14 Herman's Hermits or Earl-Jean? 0
 
Hi Gary,

On the KLIV surveys recently posted for July and August 1964, I'm Into Something
Good is listed with Herman's Hermits as the artist. I think this version is
actually Earl-Jean's version, based on the fact that her version was still on the
charts around this time and the Herman's Hermits version may not have been released
in the US until about September of '64.  Also, two KLIV surveys from November 1964
posted here in ARSA indicate that the Herman's Hermits version was a hitbound one
week, then entered the charts at #18 the next.  I suppose it's possible that KLIV
could have been the first station in the US to break Herman's Hermits, but I highly
doubt it.

While researching this on the ARSA database I noticed that two other stations, KIMN
and WSAI, have I'm Into Something Good on their charts in the same July/August '64
period with Herman's Hermits listed as the artist, but then they also have it
listed in October/November '64 charts, when the majority of the chart action
occurred for this single.  I just thought that was a little odd.

Anyway, that's my 2 cents for today, thanks.
Jan 13, 14 KLIV San Jose RE2: 1963-12-14 / KLIV ( San Jose, California ) J. A. Theroux
 
Thanks for the info, Gary!
Jan 13, 14 KLIV San Jose RE: 1963-12-14 / KLIV ( San Jose, California ) Gary Pfeifer
 
  Something went wrong there and escaped my notice.  Thanks for the catch, Jeff!

  I've been provided with a fairly large number of KLIV surveys.  First, need to
compare with what's already in the database and then add whatever's new as time
permits.
Jan 13, 14 KLIV San Jose 1963-12-14 / KLIV ( San Jose, California ) J. A. Theroux
 
Hi Gary, I noticed that As Usual by Brenda Lee and Surf Beat by The Guitar Ramblers
appear twice in this survey, 29 & 39, 30 & 40 respectively.  I am assuming that the
29 and 30 positions are in error since there are already other titles listed for
those positions.

Other than that it's wonderful to see more KLIV surveys posted in ARSA, thanks.
Jan 12, 14 RE: 2CA 23/01/65 and 30/01/65 Gary Pfeifer
 
  Got them added.  Thanks, Terry!
Jan 11, 14 2CA 23/01/65 and 30/01/65 Terry Stacey
 
Hi Gary again....justo let you know that there are tracks in the predictions in
these two charts that are not indexed Cheers Terry
Dec 30, 13 RE: WKFM Huron OH Gary Pfeifer
 
  Thank you, Frank!  I had a feeling the data I entered wasn't correct but I
couldn't find anything else based on the very mimimal info (and not even the full
call letters) shown on the survey.  My lack of Ohio geography did help either :)

   Gary
Dec 30, 13 WKFM Huron OH frank merrill
 
The call letters are WKWK-FM at that time, and the frequency is 97.3
Dec 30, 13 WKFM 96.1 FM Huron, Ohio frank merrill
 
This is shown as one of the most recent Stations added to the ARSA roster, but a
correction is needed.

This is actually WKWK-FM in Wheeling, W. Va. (and which is indeed in the Ohio River
Valley - Huron is FAR from the Ohio River).
Dec 29, 13 RE: 2CA chart - 9 Oct 1965 Gary Pfeifer
 
  It's been added.  Thanks!
Dec 29, 13 2CA chart - 9 Oct 1965 Terry Stacey
 
Hi...just had to mention that #26 is not indexed...Cheers Terry
Dec 29, 13 2CA chart - 9 Oct 1965 Terry Stacey
 
Hi...just had to mention that #26 is not indexed...Cheers Terry
Dec 22, 13 WHB Kansas City RE4: 1978-05-03 / WHB ( Kansas City, Missouri ) Lee Tucker
 
Alan

JPEG e-mail attachments should work just fine.  I will be out of town from
Christmas day through December 29 but will be happy to contribute them in your name
to ARSA shortly after I return.  Looking forward to receiving them and hope you have
a wonderful holiday season.  Cheers

     -Lee
Dec 21, 13 WHB Kansas City RE3: 1978-05-03 / WHB ( Kansas City, Missouri ) Alan Linquist
 
I can e-mail  them. There are three or four that I can send as jpgs.  It will be
some time over the holiday.  thanks, alan
Dec 21, 13 WHB Kansas City RE2: 1978-05-03 / WHB ( Kansas City, Missouri ) Lee Tucker
 
Alan

I am missing quite a number of 1966 & 1967 WHB 40 Star Surveys that I'd love to get
copies of and the timing would be perfect as I'm currently contributing all of my
1966 surveys and will be starting 1967 soon.  I'd be more than happy to contribute
any you have to the ARSA data base courtesy of you.  Probably the easiest way to do
this would be for you to scan them and e-mail the image to me as an attachment at
leeandcindy.tucker@gmail.com.  If you'd rather, I'll provide my mailing address and
you can mail me a paper copy or save an image to a thumb drive and I'll do the
scanning and uploading to ARSA. Let me know and am very much looking forward to
hearing from you.   

Happy Holidays!   -  Lee