Sunday 12pm: Vinyl Resting Place with Willie B

Vrp1971This week – in fact Sunday at noon – we begin the second regular show in the Vinyl Resting Place’s new 3 hour time slot on RadioMaxMusic.com … and this week – we play the top 45 45s of 1971 – but we’re doing the top of the top – first its the top 15 45s from the RnB charts – then the top 15 from the country charts – and we round it out with the top 15 (sort of) 45s from the hot 100 singles of the year. – now, why 1971 – well, on August 13, to mark the beginning of his new tour – Don McLean is reissuing the original American Pie LP – remastered, and on vinyl! And even though it wasn’t one of the top 15 pop hits of the year – we’re going to sneak it in, as a bonus hit, check it out….

Hour 1

015 – Marvin Gaye – Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler
014 – Chi-Lites – Have You Seen Her
013 – Johnnie Taylor – Jody’s Got Your Girl And Gone
012 – Honey Cone – Stick Up
011 – Marvin Gaye – Mercy Mercy Me
010 – Aretha Franklin – Bridge Over Troubled Water
009 – Persuaders – Thin Line Between Love And Hate
008 – Aretha Franklin – Spanish Harlem
007 – Jackson Five – Never Can Say Goodbye
006 – Honey Cone – Want Ads
005 – Temptations – Just My Imagination Running Away With Me
004 – Sly & the Family Stone – It’s a Family Affair
003 – Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
002 – Jean Knight – Mr Big Stuff
001 – Al Green – Let’s Stay Together

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Hour 2

015 – Conway Twitty – How Much More Can She Stand
014 – Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn – After The Fire Is Gone
013 – Tammy Wynette – Good Lovin’ Makes It Right
012 – Merle Haggard & The Strangers – Daddy Frank The Guitar Man
011 – Lynn Anderson – You’re My Man
010 – Tom T. Hall – The Year That Clayton Delaney Died
009 – Charley Pride – I’d Rather Love You
008 – Lynn Anderson – How Can I Unlove You
007 – Ray Price – I Won’t Mention It Again
006 – Sammi Smith – Help Me Make It Thru The Night
005 – Freddie Hart – Easy Loving
004 – Charley Pride – I’m Just Me
003 – Sonny James – Empty Arms
002 – Jerry Reed – When You’re Hot, You’re Hot
001 – Charley Pride – Kiss An Angel Good Mornin’

bonus hit – American Pie
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Hour 3

017 – James Taylor – You’ve Got A Friend
015 – Raiders – Indian Reservation
014 – Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar
013 – Janis Joplin – Me And Bobby McGee
012 – Isaac Hayes – Theme From ”Shaft”
010 – Cher – Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves
009 – Sly and the Family Stone – Family Affair
008 – Donny Osmond – Go Away Little Girl
007 – Melanie – Brand New Key
006 – Dawn – Knock Three Times
005 – Bee Gees – How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
004 – Osmonds – One Bad Apple
003b – Carole King – I Feel The Earth Move
003 – Carole King – It’s Too Late
002 – Rod Stewart – Maggie May
001 – Three Dog Night – Joy To The World

Don McLean ‘American Troubadour Tour’:
2016
Aug. 13 – Nashville, Tenn. – City Winery
Aug. 19 – Richmond, Va. – The Tin Pan
Aug. 23 – Lewiston, N.Y. – Artpark (with Boz Scaggs)
Sept. 1 – New York, N.Y. – City Winery
Sept. 2 – Chesapeake Beach, Md. – Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa
Sept. 17 – Cincinatti, Ohio – Live at the Ludlow Garage
Oct. 8 – Steelville, Mo. – Wildwood Springs Lodge
Oct. 14 – Carmel, Ind. – The Warehouse Live
Oct. 15 – Hartford, Conn. – Infinity Hall
Oct. 28 – Clearwater, Fla. – Capitol Theatre
Oct. 29 – Ocala, Fla. – Circle Square Cultural Center (with Judy Collins)
Nov. 4 – San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – Coach House
Nov. 5 – Pasadena, Calif. – The Rose
Nov. 12 – Palm Springs, Calif. – Spa Casino
Nov. 16 – Warrendale, Pa. – Jergel’s Rythym Grille
Nov. 20 – Charlottesville, Va. – Paramount Theater (with Judy Collins)
Dec. 2 – East Greenwich, R.I. – The Greenwich Odeum
Dec. 3 – Mamaroneck, N.Y. – Emelin Theatre

2017
Feb. 25 – Beverly Hills, Calif. – Saban Theatre
March 3 – Shipshewana, Ind. – Blue Gate Theater
April 6 – New York, N.Y. – BB King’s
April 7 – Alexandria, Va. – The Birchmere Music Hall