CWCS is proud to announce that it has become a part of the Binocle Group. The station will be available through its new site address at binocleglobal.com/cwcs. Make sure to bookmark the new address with your favourite browsers so you don’t lose us! Our original site address cwcsoldie.com will now direct to this site, as […]
The US music show Your Hit Parade premiered on NBC-TV. The program, which featured vocalists covering the top hits of the week, had been on the radio since 1935. It moved to CBS in 1958 but was canceled the following year, unable to cope with the rising popularity of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Producer Sam Phillips took an acetate of Elvis Presley singing “That’s All Right” to DJ Dewey Phillips at Memphis radio station WHBQ. After Dewey played the song on the air around 9:30 that evening, listeners flooded the phone lines requesting to hear the song again. New York radio station WINS announced the hiring of pioneer Rock disc […]
“Tossin’ and Turnin’” by 28-year-old Bobby Lewis reach the top of the Billboard chart for the first of a seven-week run, one of the longest of the year. A few months later he’ll have another Top Ten song, “One Track Mind”, his only other major hit record.
Martha And The Vandellas release “Heatwave”, which will reach #4 on the Billboard Pop chart and #1 on the R&B chart by mid-August. The song became their first million-seller and eventually won the group their only Grammy nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group.
The Rolling Stones classic rocker “Satisfaction” was number one in the US on both the Cashbox and Billboard charts. In 2004 Rolling Stone magazine placed “Satisfaction” in the number two spot on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and in 2006 it was added to the Library of Congress National Recording Registry, despite […]