This week we head north of the “dotted line” to Vancouver’s 1410 C-FUN. The stations jock line-up at the time is listed.
Survey of the Week
Author: Mike Cherry Published Date: July 7, 2019 6:00 am Comments: 1 Comment on Survey of the Week 0 1720
Author: Mike Cherry
retired broadcaster: on-air, MD, PD, asst PD, Prod Mgr, IT, station technician/engineer, pioneer Internet webcaster, station installation/maintenance; 12 years in commercial radio, 17 years volunteer in campus/community radio in B.C., Alberta & Wash. Amateur radio operator & "DXer" specializing in AM night-time DX, short-wave DX/listening & remote SDR DXing/listening
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There is hardly a Music Survey, during this particular era, when you wouldn’t find a hit from The Supremes. This 1967 survey, from Vancouver’s C-FUN, features the original members of the Supremes (Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard) at #5 with their hit “The Happening”.
Sadly, co-founder of The Supremes, Mary Wilson, died in her sleep yesterday (February 8th) in Henderson, Nevada at the age of 76. Mary, along with the other Supremes, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.
Here are Mary & the other Supremes with the song on this C-FUN chart, “The Happening” … followed by Mary, singing her solo release from 1979 (#89 – 9 wks on the charts) “Red Hot” in concert in 1981: