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Kev-Lo (7273747576)
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Post Number: 43
Registered: 4-2004
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Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2004 - 5:26 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi this is Kev-Lo hey SD's I'm about to hit ya'll with some New York Soul History it was on this date 37 years ago today April 27,1967 New York City radio Super 16 WWRL had this soul 16 music survey so check it out

1-Respect-Aretha Franklin
2-Nothing Takes The Place Of You-Toussaint McCall
3-The Whole World Is A Stage-The Fantastic Four
4-Dead End Street-Lou Rawls
5-Tramp-Otis Redding&Carla Thomas
6-Funky Broadway-Dyke& The Blazers
7-Sweet Soul Music-Arthur Conley
8-I Like It Like That-Pete Rodriquez
9-I Found A Love-Wilson Pickett
10-Speak Her Name-Walter Jackson
11-Do The Thing-Lou Courtney
12-Close Your Eyes-Peaches& Herb
13-Let Yourself Go-James Brown
14-Everybody Needs Help-Jimmy Holiday
15-After Loving You-Jean Wells
16-I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love

NEW SOUNDS
Shake-Otis Redding
Who's Loving You-Brenda & The Tabulations
Love Song-The Artistics
Ain't No Mountain High Enough-Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
I Can't Stay Away From You-The Fascinations
Alfie-Dionne Warwick
Hey Love-Stevie Wonder
Am I Grooving You-Freddie Scott
Ain't Nothing But A House Party-The Show Stoppers

THE WWRL SOUL BROTHERS
Gregory [Dixie Drifter]
Hal Atkins
Bob T.
Rocky G.
Frankie Crocker
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Soul Sister (soul_sister)
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Post Number: 211
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 68.73.160.101
Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2004 - 7:36 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi kev-lo;
Thanks for the great memory, that was my time on the scene, listening to Frankie Crocker on WWRL, hiting the chitlin circut and seeing at least half of those artists live and meeting msany of them. Those were high times. Just reading that list makes my heart ache.
Do you have more WWRL lists like 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, & 1970 ??????
S.S.
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Kev-Lo (7273747576)
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Post Number: 44
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 205.184.156.144
Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2004 - 8:00 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi this is Kev-Lo hey Soul Sister what's happening girl I'm glad you like this survey it does bring back great memories especially with Frankie Crocker.Unfortunately I don't Have Anymore WWRL survey's But if I run a cross one I would deffinately post them infact I to would love to come across some 1965,1966 survey's those were two of my favorite 60's years.
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Arcadia (arcadia)
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Post Number: 24
Registered: 4-2004
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Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2004 - 8:18 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Thanks Kev-Lo for that "feel good" list of sounds.

When I arrived in NYC more than 30 years ago, one of the first names I learned was that of DJ Frankie Crocker. What a unique time in my life. Chilling at Wells (Chicken and Waffles) and digging Frankie Crocker spinning the tunes on Tuesdays (I think Tues. but I stand to be corrected).

Thanks again.

A-

I agree with Soul Sister, I would love another list on the 60's!
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lenny (lennytone)
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Post Number: 29
Registered: 4-2004
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Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2004 - 8:43 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Great memories, Kev-lo
I use to save those 'RL surveys. Guess I threw them away :-(
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Nosey (nosey)
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Post Number: 44
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 66.153.113.238
Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2004 - 2:51 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi Kevlo: Thanks for the "stroll". I remember all but @ 4 of the songs listed. That was a good year for me. My girls and I used to go to Ft. Dix alot to the USO club. Met my first hubby there. Great memories.
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Kevin Goins - KevGo (kevgo)
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Post Number: 100
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 64.115.136.66
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 11:16 am: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Kev-Lo:
Wow! What a blast!
Interesting that the Artistics' "Love Song" was on the playlist. That was the b-side of their only Top Ten R&B hit "I'm Gonna Miss You". A goodie nonetheless.

As for Frankie Crocker, WBLS-FM aired a tribute to Frankie when he passed in late 2000. This special included an aircheck from his WWRL days and he sounded like he was having a ball!

"...and if this music does not move you, you must have a hole in your soul - and you don't each chicken on Sundays!" - Frankie Crocker.

Kevin Goins - KevGo
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Nosey (nosey)
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Post Number: 48
Registered: 4-2004
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Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 11:23 am: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

KevoGo, that last quote must have gotten around a bit. Our local DJ, Georgie Woods, the guy with the goods, used to say the same exact thing and then he would sometimes say..."Potato Salad!"
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Chancellor of Soul (harlem_144)
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Post Number: 92
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 66.207.40.18
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 12:39 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

KevLo !
Now you know what this list does for me, playa !
I remember going to the local records shops and
the lists would always be on the middle of the
counter. The person would always play the new
cuts for the customers or for the pedestians
walking past, while a medium sized black speaker
would blast those jams !

The cut that KevGo was refering to, "Love Song",
wasn't the B side of I'm Gonna Miss You. The
B side was " Hope We Have".

Thanks for the NY childhood memories, KevLo !
Great thread !
Mike Boone
(Chancellor of Soul)

chancellorofsoul.com
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DyvaNaye (westside314)
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Username: westside314

Post Number: 255
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 209.212.74.216
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 3:03 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Chancellor,
I think of Bobby Robinsons old record shop on 125th and Lenox Ave, next to my Godmother's 'Hair-do' Beauty Salon...he had that black speaker out on the street too...(with the busted woofer, but it still sounded good)and all of the colorful character of folks (wino's down to a junkie back up to a working person) who wuld stand out there and party right on the street...those long hot summer days were the best ever...My God mother would say ' I dont buy movie tickets, I stand right here in my window and get a show!' LOL.

This music played then, that very record store would be my first 'grown up job'...lol...and right down the street was 'Paul Winley Records'.

Ha! Remember the old 'black and orange label?'

KevLo thanks for the memories...nothing like wonderful nostolgic HARLEM.

(Message edited by westside314 on April 30, 2004)
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Chancellor of Soul (harlem_144)
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Post Number: 94
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 66.207.40.18
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 4:39 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

DyvaNaye......how can I forget Paul Winley..lol
he had a popular LP with the Jesters Vs The
Paragons..........I worked at his company during
the summer of 1980..........memories I would
definitely like to forget, lol.....I also
remember that hair to do wig salon next to
Bobby Robinson's record store. There was also
Teddy's Shack, Bunny's Wigs, Record Shack,
Buster Brown's shoe store, the penny arcade next
to the Lowe's theater, what about John's Bargain
Store, lol. And of course the granddaddy of them
the Apollo ! Too many memories !

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Juicefree20 (juicefree20)
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Post Number: 377
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 24.46.184.162
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 4:52 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Chancellor, I have to say that Mr Winley had some of the worst pressed records in recorded history. What in the world did he use to record & press those records? Not to mention some of those "remixes" on the Super Disco Brakes LPs. Whew!!!
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DyvaNaye (westside314)
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Post Number: 260
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 209.212.74.216
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 4:52 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

We are blessed folk..us true HARLEMITES...

Chancellor, remember the White Cross Shoe store, the Gospel Music Bookstore, the Military recruiting station, the old NY Telephone company building, the old Con (man) Edison building...lol... and on all the walls of these buildings the posters that said 'ELIJAH MUHAMMAD SPEAKS!'...and to boot, the old records store listings of the top 20 songs for that week! They used to blow them up big and place them on the wall near your nearest record shop for promotion, so you could go to that store and spend up ALL of your allowance...lol...THE GOOD OLD WONDERFUL DAYS! (these kids dont know what they are missing...)lol!
While you were noticing all of these happenings in Harlem, you had to be walking and eating french fried potatoes in a greasy brown bag with ketchup and hot sauce...lol!

(Message edited by westside314 on April 30, 2004)
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Chancellor of Soul (harlem_144)
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Post Number: 96
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 63.78.189.114
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 5:25 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hey Juice ! Man you took the words right out of
my musical mouth, lol. You ain't never lied about
those horrible pressed records made from cheap
plastic material from the Colorforms fun collection, lol. Those Super Disco Brakes was
in the worst quality, ear wise. Dyva, I remember
every store you mention and yes I used to eat
those hot french fries out of wax paper, shape
like a bag, lol. Smothered with lots and lots
of ketchup. I used to go to the Sea Hunt
resturant and get my fries. Do you and Juice
remember, Chicken Delight, lol.................
to be continued.......

Mike Boone
(Chancellor of Soul)

chancellorofsoul.com
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Chancellor of Soul (harlem_144)
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Post Number: 97
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 66.207.40.18
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 5:31 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh .......and yes Dyva, we are the true Harlemites!





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DyvaNaye (westside314)
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Post Number: 263
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 209.212.74.216
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 5:56 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Chicken Delight...yep yep yep! Land of the brontosaurus sized beef ribs...lol...man those ribs were great after partying at Harlem World...act like you know...lol...

And remember 'The Spot'? This is the original Soul Food Spot and Sylvia's outshined this overlooked hole in the wall...and the food was "BANGING" there...

'Take Me Back...I beg you please'....lol...
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Chancellor of Soul (harlem_144)
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Post Number: 98
Registered: 4-2004
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Dyva......now I know you remember.....Wells'
Chicken N Waffles on 131 st.......and of course
Shearman's BBQ......Man I'm getting kinda hungry
lol.
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Juicefree20 (juicefree20)
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Post Number: 388
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 24.46.184.162
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Yes, yes, yes, Chancellor & Dyva, Remember: "Don't cook tonight, call Chicken Delight"! Man, I remember their cars with the mounted sign with their phone number. It may seem strange to today's kids, but, they ACTUALLY DELIVERED!!!!! Let's Ask The Colonel About That!!

Makes me long for the days when White Castle waitresses would skate to the cars with food orders. By the way......what ever happened to those drive-ins???
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DyvaNaye (westside314)
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Post Number: 265
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What is even better Juice is that 'they delivered to the HOOD!' lol...

White Castle on Bruckner Blvd in the Bronx was the SPOT! Also The Whitestone Drive Inn...the last drive in movie theater to close in NYC...in the boogie down Bronx. Circa 1985-'ish'.
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lenny (lennytone)
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Post Number: 34
Registered: 4-2004
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I knew Paul Winley in the late 60's when I worked for Apex-Rendezvous record distributor in Brooklyn. I remember the first time I met him face to face I was in awe to meet the cat that produced the Paragons and Jesters. I couldn't believe how young he looked. The other thing I remember was a big Jewish star around his neck. He was totally humble, too. Is he still around?
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Soul Sister (soul_sister)
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Post Number: 249
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 68.73.160.101
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 9:03 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hey Mike & Dyva;
I remember most of those old Harlem haunts and ate at many of them, including the White Castle in the Bronx a couple times LOL!. Wells was amazing and I remember getting BBQ at that joint for some of us backstage at the Apollo, I hadn't thought about that one in awhile!
Good hearing your memories of Harlem in the 60's too, thanks for the trip down memory lane and thanks for sharing M & DN!! New York and Harlem were amazing in the 60's!
S.S.
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Soul Sister (soul_sister)
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Post Number: 250
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Posted on Friday, April 30, 2004 - 9:42 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

DyvaNaye & Juicefree;
How you two doing tonight??

RE: Chicken Delight
I have to laugh because one night me and my friend Jackie (who had a crush on Jackie Wilson & named herself after):-) were fooling around with the phone one night, so we got this "brilliant idea" :-( to play a game on Jackie Wilson & James Brown (chuckle). OH Boy...we called Jackie's apt., he answered the phone then as kids do we both got scared and didn't know what to say as it was pretty late at night! So she changed her voice (we were each on an extention phone) and pretended to order chicken, he was confused and upset at being disturbed, so she said isn't this "Chicken Delight"? Jackie got into the abbreviated Jackie and hollered "This ain't no "Chicken F--king Delight!!! We hung up real quick thinking he may detect it was us!LOL!

Then we called James Brown's house, after the phone ringing for awhile his old lady (I won't say which one) answered so this time I tried to change my voice and asked for Mr. Brown, she wanted to know the nature of my business(LMAO!) so I said it was personal in regards to his son Teddy. LOL! She said hold on for a minute, cupped her hand over the phone then after us waiting patiently what seemed like forever her hand was off the phone so we could hear, next thing James' lady started moaning & sighing like she was having something very exciting happen to her :-), we were shocked, we thought she & James were having sex, it sure sounded that way with the russeling of sheets, etc...we listened for along time at this scenerio then the phone went dead!LOL! LOL! Thinking back on it, I'm sure she summized it was fans James or friends of Teddy's, either that or... she thought it was one of James' women so she put on this show out of insecurity or jealousy. James still had a couple other women from past & present at the time still in the air, one was Marva Whitney even though... "this lady" was living in James house and was in a serious relationship with him. She was still new on the scene so therefore could have felt a little insecure.
Anyway, the phone playing that night cured Miss Jackie & I for good!LMAO! Fun, Fun, Fun at the time but we were scared that James & Jackie would figure out it was us! Silly for they never did find out! I'm almost tempted to fess up to James when I see him but he probably really never knew of the incident, his lady was probably home alone that night.LOL! LOL!

That concludes the silly little story of two silly young women!!
S.S.

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