- John Fogerty's latest gig......TV theme song composer
- As mentioned via Everything Oldies a few weeks ago, a Detroit area icon is in the studio and ready for his first album of new material in 28 YEARS!
- If you think that's a long time, another legendary group releases a "new" song with their original lead singer after a 40 YEAR stretch!
- One music legend salutes another in an upcoming book
- Van Halen hits the road soon, and their choice of opening acts is, well, unexpected
- At least one Rolling Stone is all for the idea of a 2012 tour
Works In Progress - Part 2
This week, Everything Oldies will play a new game.....and you can play along! Some of the titles of your favorite songs had very different names in their infancy. Each day, we'll give you the working titles of three classic Oldies and you give us the name you came to know them, and love them, by. We'll give you the answers for each day's songs the following day! Ready? Try these on.......
1) The original title of a hit whose subject has been music's buggest mystery for years was originally "Ballad Of A Vain Man"
2) A worldwide 70's hit for ABBA had the working title "Billy Boy"
3) This Jackson 5 hit was originally titled "I Want To Be Free"
Come back tomorrow for the answers!
Monday's Works In Progress Answers
1) "I Want To Eat You Up", the original working title of a 1979 hit for Michael Jackson
2) "The Devil Is My Name", the original working title of a hit for The Rolling Stones
3) "Eight Arms To Hold You", the original working title of a #1 smash for The Beatles
Golden Hits Radio's Burning Question of the Day
Today in 1964, Billboard published its first Country & Western album chart. Which album was the first to top that chart?
Come back to Everything Oldies tomorrow to find the answer, and leave a Comment below with your best guess!
Friday's Burning Question (and Answer) of the Day
Which album set a Billboard chart record this week in 1965 by making the biggest jump to #1.....all the way from #98?
Answer: The Beatles' U.S. only release Beatles '65