Monday, January 12, 2015

This Week on Treasure Island Oldies - Week of January 11, 2015

January 11th, 2015 to January 17th, 2015

It was good to have your company for this week’s show and many thanks for your requests. With this being the year we celebrate the 18th Anniversary of Treasure Island Oldies, there will be 18 Specials. Our next one will be The Day The Music Died, the annual Tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper. That will take place for the entire 4th hour Sunday, February 1st. The following week we celebrate Cupid’s arrow with the annual Valentine’s Day Special, Live Sunday, February 8th. You’ll be definitely in a romantic mood when Valentine’s Day itself rolls around. And if there’s a song you’d like me to play for your sweetheart, be sure to let me know. You can Click the Requests button on any page of the website or you can Call the Listener Line at 206-339-0709 and record your message and dedication.

Happy Birthday wishes go out to Judy Covington in Canton, Ohio. Judy’s a long time listener of the show and I’m pleased to send her birthday greetings. And if your birthday is coming up soon, be sure to let me know, Send the details to I’ll wish you Happy Birthday and also play Birthday by The Beatles for you.

Don’t forget to enter the 18th Anniversary Contest

Click the Celebrate 18 button for complete details how to be eligible to win the poster of your choice from our friends at TNJ Poster Creations. And big thanks to my Webmaster, Eddy Fisher, for putting together the 18th Anniversary Contest video. You can watch it on the main page of the website.

The Treasure Island Oldies Blog is playing Freda Payne and her debut single for what was then the brand new Invictus Records label, owned by the highly successful former Motown hit songwriting machine of Holland Dozier Holland. Freda Payne does a live performance of Band Of Gold and it’s our Song of the Week. Enjoy!

Voice Your Choice spotlights the first real teenage singing idol, Ricky Nelson. Cast your vote at the Voice Your Choice page foreither Just A Little Too Much or Sweeter Than You. I’ll play the winner in the 3rd hour of next week’s show.

Here’s the Rock and Roll News for the week of January 11th

Listen to the Top 5 Countdown from 1963

Well that’s about all that’s new for this week. Just a reminder to enter the 18th Anniversary Contest. You could win the poster of your choice from TNJ Poster Creations.

Have a good week.

Bye for now.