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# 154: 1955 - Music (& Headlines)


59:12 minutes (54.22 MB)

Tonight on the show, we're traveling back to 1955, with some of the songs from that year.

SONG LIST:
"Rock Around the Clock" - Bill Haley and the Comets
"Only You" - The Platters
"Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White" - Perez Prado
"Wake the Town and Tell The People" - Les Baxter
"Autumn Leaves" - Roger Williams
"Mr. Sandman" - The Chordettes
"Love and Marriage" - Dinah Shore
"Love Is A Many Splendored Thing" - The Four Aces
"The Rock and Roll Waltz" - Kay Starr
"Sixteen Tons" - Tennessee Ernie Ford
"Unchained Melody" - Al Hibbler
"The Ballad of Davy Crockett" - Bill Hayes
"The Man With The Golden Arm" - Richard Maltby
"Sincerely" - The McGuire Sisters
"Earth Angel" - The Penguins
"I'm A Man" - Bo Diddley
"Blue Star (Theme from 'Medic')" - Victor Young
"Yellow Rose of Texas" - Stan Freberg
"Whatever Lola Wants" - Les Baxter
"Melody of Love" - Billy Vaughn

1955, The People's History: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1955.html
1955 in Television: http://fifties1950s.com/1955tv.htm
1955 Tidbits: http://thepeoplehistory.blogspot.com/2007/10/air-pollution-control-act.html
1955 in Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/libbyandbbonnie/the-year-1955/
1955 from Info "NOT A SOURCE" Please: http://www.infoplease.com/year/1955.html

1955 Promo (July 20)


0:31 minutes (483.31 KB)

Promo for July 20th "The DJBC Happy Hour"

# 139: The DJBC Valentine's Sock Hop Happy Hour


59:24 minutes (54.39 MB)

Tonight, it's Love Songs from the 1950s, just in time for Valentine's Day. Grab your guy or gal, and dance with him/her for the next hour.

SONG LIST:
"Chanson D'Amour" - Art & Dotty Todd (1959)
"Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" - Jimmie Rodgers (1957)
"Little Darlin'" - The Diamonds (1957)
"The Twelfth of Never" - Johnny Mathis (1957)
"True Love Ways" - Buddy Holly (1959)
"Sugartime" - The McGuire Sisters (1958)
"The Rock and Roll Waltz" - Kay Starr (1955)
"I'm Falling In Love Again" - Jimmie Rodgers (1958)
"Everybody Loves a Lover" - Doris Day (1958)
"My Truly, Truly Fair" - Guy Mitchell (1951)
"April Love" - Pat Boone (1957)
"Only You (And You Alone)" - The Platters (1955)
"Be My Love" - Mario Lanza (1951)
"Love Me Tender" - Elvis Presley (1956)
"Mona Lisa" - Carl Mann (1959) - cover of "Mona Lisa" (Nat King Cole, 1950)
"To Know Him, Is To Love Him" - The Teddy Bears (1958)
"I Only Have Eyes For You" - The Flamingos (1959)
"Melody of Love" - Billy Vaughn (1955)

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# 138: The DJBC Big Easy Happy Hour


59:38 minutes (54.6 MB)

Tonight on the show, the music of New Orleans and Mardi Gras is featured as Fat Tuesday nears during the height of Mardi Gras Season in New Orleans.

# 137: The Birthday Party of the King/The DJBC Elvis Happy Hour


59:20 minutes (54.33 MB)

Tonight, we celebrate 80 years of the King of Rock and roll with 18 songs made famous by Elvis Presley.

SONG LIST:
"Jailhouse Rock" - Michael Park/Smokey Joe's Cafe
"Peace In the Valley" - Million Dollar Quartet
"Can't Help Falling In Love" - UB40
"Viva Las Vegas" - Elvis Presley
"Crying in the Chapel" - Rex Allen
"Loving You" - Ken Ard/Smokey Joe's Cafe
"Hound Dog" - B.J. Crosby/Smokey Joe's Cafe
"Heartbreak Hotel" - Elvis Presley
"A Whole Lot of Shaking Going On" - Jerry Lee Lewis
"Long Tall Sally" - Million Dollar Quartet
"That's All Right" - Million Dollar Quartet
"Always On My Mind" - Willie Nelson
"Snowbird" - Anne Murray
"Blue Suede Shoes" - Carl Perkins
"Rags to Riches" - Tony Bennett
"Hawaiian Wedding Song" - Ken Delo; Lawrence Welk
"If I Can Dream" - Elvis Presley
"I Can Help" - Billy Swan

# 126: Yesterday's Top Halloween Secrets


58:51 minutes (53.89 MB)

Tonight on the show, a couple of rare Halloween musical gems, plus HighBall - what big name is performing, and what is "A Day of the Dead", really?

# 125 - 1994: Music & Headlines


59:15 minutes (54.25 MB)

Tonight, on the show a look back at 1994 with some of the songs from that year, with artists like Sheryl Crow, Ace of Base, Haddaway, R.E.M., and a mid-show movie tribute to The Lion King, Forrest Gump, Pulp Fiction, and Philadelphia.

1994 HEADLINES:
- Genocide in Rwanda & Burundi
- Nelson Mandela becomes the first Black President of South Africa, post-Apartheid
- Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, and Yitzhak Rabin win the Nobel Peace Prize
- The Republicans dominate the Midterm Elections, and Newt Gingrich (R-Georgia), becomes Speaker of the House
- The Whitewater Scandal begins; President Clinton is accused of sexual harassment from his time as Governor of Arkansas
- The drama of sports: Tonya vs. Nancy, OJ, and of course...
- Major League Baseball goes on strike and skips the World Series

SPORTS:
- Dallas Cowboys beat the Buffalo Bills (again) in Super Bowl XXVIII
- New York Rangers win their first Stanley Cup since 1940
- Houston Rockets beat the New York Knicks in the "Forgotten NBA Finals"
- Major League Baseball goes on strike in mid-August, and the World Series is not held for the first time since 1904
- National Hockey League begins their lockout
- World Cup Fever takes place in the United States, Brazil wins the World Cup
- Arkansas wins the NCAA Men's Tournament; Nebraska wins the College Football National Championship
- NFL Hall of Fame Running Back O.J. Simpson is charged with the murders of his ex-wife and her friend

ENTERTAINMENT:
- "Friends" and "ER" debut, solidifying NBC's Thursday night dominance for years to come; "My So-Called Life" debuts on ABC
- "The Real World" features Pedro, a housemate who has AIDS, and Puck, who gets evicted in mid-season
- Whitney Houston dominates the Grammys with "The Bodyguard" soundtrack
- Steven Spielberg finally wins an Oscar, as he wins Best Director for the Best Picture winner "Schindler's List"
- "The Lion King" is the # 1 movie of the year, and "Forrest Gump" is # 2

This Isn't George Orwell's 1984 (1984: Music and Headlines, Part 2)


59:26 minutes (54.43 MB)

Tonight on the show, 13 more songs from 1984. Songs from Phil Collins & Philip Bailey, Queen, Kenny Loggins, Yes, Deniece Williams, and The Romantics are on Side B to this Mix Tape of Music from 1984.

On the DJBC Happy Hour Express - Headlines from 1984:
- The Olympics in Sarajevo (Winter) and Los Angeles (Summer)
- The Most Lopsided U.S. Presidential Election in American History
- Terms of Endearment sweeps the Academy Awards
- Thriller and the King of Pop sweep the Grammy Awards
- Georgetown wins the NCAA Tournament, coach John Thompson is the first Black coach to win the Tournament in NCAA history
- L.A. Raiders win Super Bowl XVIII, thrashing the Washington Redskins; Coach Tom Flores is the first Hispanic coach to win a Super Bowl
- Magic vs. Larry, Round III in the NBA Finals

And in Columbus in 1984:
- The Republicans Cleaned House in the November Elections in Franklin County Government
- Three Central Ohio Teams played for State Football Titles, with two coming up short, and the third winning the first of four in a row
- The Buckeyes beat That Team Up North and punch their ticket to Pasadena, with a little help from a couple of key players, including two future big name Freshmen
- Buck Rinehart becomes Columbus' 45th Mayor
- A suburban City Manager is ousted after accusations of embezzlement
- Columbus > Cleveland, in terms of population in Ohio
- WTTE Channel 28 takes the airwaves for the first time

ENTERTAINMENT:

ACADEMY AWARDS (for 1983 movies):
Best Picture - Terms of Endearment
Best Director - James L. Brooks, Terms of Endearment
Best Actress - Shirley MacLaine, Terms of Endearment
Best Actor - Robert Duvall, Tender Mercies
Best Supporting Actress - Linda Hunt, The Year of Living Dangerously
Best Supporting Actor - Jack Nicholson, Terms of Endearment
Best Original Song - "Flashdance...What a Feeling" - Flashdance

GRAMMY AWARDS:
Album of the Year - "Thriller" (Michael Jackson; produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones)

This Isn't George Orwell's 1984 (1984: Music and Headlines, Part 1)


59:19 minutes (54.32 MB)

Tonight, a look back at some of the music from 1984. Songs from artists like Van Halen, Billy Ocean, Phil Collins & Genesis, The Thompson Twins, and Ashford & Simpson.

Coming soon to The DJBC Happy Hour Express, 1984: Music & Headlines, where some of the highlights from 1984 included:
- The most lopsided U.S. Presidential Election in American history as Ronald Reagan wins re-election by winning 49 out of 50 states (Minnesota was the one state Reagan lost)
- A divine intervention resulting in a top sports honor as Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie throws a "Hail Mary" on his way to winning the Heisman Trophy.
- A historic first in college basketball as John Thompson is the first African-American coach to win the NCAA Tournament.

And locally:
- Newark Catholic wins the State Football Championship in Division V. Two teams only separated by 2.4 miles (according to Google directions) are runners-up in Divisions II (Whitehall) and IV (Bishop Hartley).
- A movie, "Teachers" was filmed at defunct Central High School.
- WTTE Channel 28 makes its debut on the airwaves.
- Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart is sworn in as Columbus's Mayor.

SPORTS:
- The NBA Draft is remembered as one of the greatest drafts ever with future NBA legends Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, among those drafted.
- The Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis in the middle of the night.
- Boston College defeats the defending champions Miami on a "Hail Mary" on Thanksgiving weekend.

Champions:
NBA: Boston Celtics
Super Bowl XVIII: Oakland Los Angeles Raiders
World Series: Detroit Tigers
NCAA Men's Tournament: Georgetown Hoyas
Big Ten Football: Ohio State
Local High School Football: Newark Catholic Green Wave (Division V)
Heisman Trophy: Doug Flutie (QB), Boston College

SONG LIST (Hour # 1):
"1984" - Van Halen
"Hot for Teacher" - Van Halen
"Caribbean Queen" - Billy Ocean
"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" - Phil Collins

Television Themes from the 1980s (DJBC Happy Hour Classic)


59:00 minutes (54.02 MB)

Tonight, Classic TV Themes from the 1980s are featured on the show, which originally aired on August 13, 2012. Television show like "St. Elsewhere", "The Golden Girls", "Hill Street Blues", "Magnum P.I.", "General Hospital", and "Guiding Light" are featured.

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