Monday, August 16, 2010

This Week On Treasure Island Oldies

Week of August 15th, 2010 to August 21st, 2010

As the hot summer continues, we also continued to play some cool summertime tunes, including some Lost Treasures. Be sure to check out the Playlist, located on the Listen page, for all the great songs played on the show this week.

Happy Birthday wishes go out to 99.9 The Crow in McKinney, Texas, celebrating their 1st year at The Crow and 2nd year for the station itself. Congratulations to Jim the owner and station manager. Also Happy Birthday to two great friends and show contributors, Matt Meaney and Fay Greenwood. Matt produces Fay's weekly feature on the show, Hits From Across the Pond with Fay Greenwood. If you have a birthday coming up, be sure to let me know. Send the details to I'll play Birthday by The Beatles for you on the show and wish you all the best.

The Treasure Island Oldies Blog is playing Brewer and Shipley with a live performance and story behind their famous One Toke Over The Line. As a bonus, be sure to also watch a clip from the Lawrence Welk Show with Dale and Gail also performing the song. Pay attention to their introduction and then the comments from Lawrence Welk himself a the end. Enjoy!

Voice Your Choice spotlights R&B legendary singer Clyde McPhatter with two of his great solo hits: Lover Please and A Lover's Question. Cast your vote for the song you'd like to hear by going to the Voice Your Choice page. The winning song will be played in the 3rd hour of next week's show.

I am so pleased with the number of people who enjoy the Rock & Roll News Podcast every week. You can download it at the iTunes Store by searching for Treasure Island Oldies Rock & Roll News Podcast. There have been over 11,000 downloads of this popular Podcast in the past 30 days! Thank you. You can also enjoy the Top 5 Countdown. While not available for download, you can listen to it at any time on the Listen page.

The Listener Gallery has is ready to hang your photos. Send in your picture, name, city and province or state to and our webmaster, Eddy Fisher, will post it on the Listener Gallery page.

I hope you have a great week and see you next Sunday for the live show.

Bye for now.