It’s the Original American Top 40 with Casey Kasem, featuring hits from this week in 1970 and 1982!
Saturday on AT40, hear the big songs this week in 1982! Rockers Rush make their only AT40 appearance with “New World Man”. It’s the first of many entries for newcomers Men at Work with “Who Can It Be Now”, Lionel Ritchie with “Truly” and Michael McDonald with “I Keep Forgettin” are finding great solo success outside The Commodores and The Doobie Brothers. An Officer and A Gentleman is top at the box office and it’s theme “Up Where We Belong” is making a strong case for #1! Hear the complete 80s classic American Top 40 shows on KIX, Saturday 6-10am, with an encore presentation 8 to midnight.
Sunday morning on KIX, Casey Kasem plays back the favorite tunes this week in 1970! These acts were brand spankin’ new: The Partridge Family with “I Think I Love You”, James Taylor’s “Fire and Rain”, and The Carpenters’ “We’ve Only Just Begun”. The Top Ten is shared by rockers Sugarloaf with “Green Eyed Lady”, along with One Hit Wonders R. Dean Taylor with “Indiana Wants Me” and Brian Hyland with “Gypsy Woman”, but the Jackson Five is looking mighty-mighty at #1 for the past four weeks with “I’ll Be There”! The Countdown, Casey’s stories, and the Long Distance Dedications, every Sunday 9-noon, only on KIX!
Presented by NC Theatre’s Lady Day about the life and music of Billie Holiday. Showing through this Sunday, in downtown Raleigh. Learn more at NCTheatre.com