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02/03/2017

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Gus

This is wonderful, Mike. Thanks a lot.

parnellnelson

When this record came out - in 1961, I think - WLS in Chicago was the hot AM station in my area. The version of the song that they played was overdubbed - by Tex Ritter evidently - with the names of the WLS DJs. So I went right out and bought the 45 cause I was a big fan of those DJs and wanted their names on a record. Of course the 45 version was the one that you posted here. I was disappointed at first but then I started to search for music by those singers on the radio (you remember radio - just like TV but without the pictures) and I still listen to many of them. Later I heard that Tex had done the same kind of overdubs in other markets. That was pretty cool for 1961...

Mark Jackson

That Family Circus is absolutely my favorite from the switcheroo - made even better, as I recall, by the fact that Thel had recently changed her hairstyle in the actual feature.

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