- America's musical poet laureate has a new album in the works
- A 70's R&B legend recalls her biggest hit
- Who's the latest Oldies star to tell his life story in print?
- Halls of Fame across the United States are honoring some of the greats heard each day on Golden Hits Radio
Before your favorite Oldies superstars became million-selling musicians and singers, they often had to hold down "real" jobs to make ends meet. Now's your chance to show what a big fan you are by playing our new game, "Odd Jobs". We'll give you an occupation, and you tell us (via multiple choice) which star once held that job before they hit it big.............
Wire solderer @ General Electric - B.J. Thomas, Tommy Roe, or Bobby Goldsboro
Dishwasher - Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, or Eddie Kendricks (of The Temptations)
Glove factory worker - Engelbert Humperdinck, George Harrison, or Tom Jones
ANSWERS TO FRIDAY'S ODD JOBS:
Recording studio janitor - Harry Wayne Casey (of K.C. and The Sunshine Band)
Hospital orderly - Percy Sledge
Truck driver - Elvis Presley
***COMMENT BELOW WITH YOUR GUESSES......WE'LL HAVE THE ANSWERS TOMORROW!***
Golden Hits Radio's Burning Question of the Day
Which two music legends were thrown out of L.A.'s legendary Troubador today in 1974 for heckling The Smothers Brothers during a performance?
Come back to Everything Oldies tomorrow to find the answer, and leave a Comment below with your best guess!
Yesterday's Burning Question (and Answer) of the Day
The Beatles weren't the only British Invasion act to make waves on The Ed Sullivan Show. Which British supergroup made their first of EIGHTEEN appearances on the show March 9, 1964?
Answer: The Dave Clark Five
ON THE ROAD - TOMMY ROE
- 04/07 – Riverside, IA – Riverside Casino
- 04/08 – Riverside, IA – Riverside Casino
- 04/14 – Niagara Falls, NY - Seneca Niagara Casino
- 05/25 – Edmonton, AB, Canada - Century Casino
- 06/16 – Gray, TN - Fountain of Life Fair
- 06/17 - Ponte Vedra, FL (tentative)
- 06/18 – The Villages, FL
- 08/31 – Dubuque, IA - DiamondJo Casino
- 09/01 – Sloan, IA - Winnavegas Casino
- 09/02 – Arnolds Park, IA - Hall of Fame Induction