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1952: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus by Jimmy Boyd, accompanied by Norman Luboff Jimmy was 13 when he recorded this #1 million-selling holiday smash. His best-remembered television role was as Howard Meechim on "Bachelor Father" beginning in 1958. His one other top-5 hit was the duet "Tell Me A Story" with Frankie Laine.

talk about simpler times! still, almost every woman I know has been through something "familiar" as the song says.*********** 1952 HITS ARCHIVE: A Guy Is A Guy - Doris Day (a record)

Bobby's Girl by Marcie Blane | Daily Doo Wop

Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl (Stereo) When this was a hit, I used to sing Donnie's girl, cuz I had a crush on him.

1954 HITS ARCHIVE: *Sh-Boom* - Crew-Cuts (a #1 record) - YouTube

Sh-Boom (Keyes-Feaster-McRae-Edwards) by The Crew-Cuts, orchestra conducted by David Carroll (CD audio source) Coming off their debut Mercury hit single of ".

My favorite song.  He's a Rebel by the Crystals - actually Darlene is singing the lead on this.

Today in the song 'He's A Rebel' hit No 1 - the credit on the record was given to one of Phil Spector's gal groups, The Crystals only they didn't sing a lick on the song - it was The Blossoms with Darlene Love singing lead.

LISTEN  to ...ALLEY CAT....Musician/composer/orchestra leader Bent Fabric  Born 12-7 -1924 - he's best known world wide for his 1962 hit song - "Alley Cat"

Musician/composer/orchestra leader Bent Fabric Born - he's best known world wide for his 1962 hit song - "Alley Cat"

Our SUPER 80′s Cool Cover this week is a summer song originally done in 1964 by The Drifters. Listen to both the original and the 1986 cover by John Mellencamp on our website at http://super80s.com.

This Week on SUPER 80’s


Late Feb in we were hearing the newest hit song from Sonny & Cher - 'The Beat Goes On.

1959 HITS ARCHIVE: *I Want To Walk You Home* - Fats Domino - YouTube

I Want To Walk You Home (Domino) by Fats Domino TIP: Click this link to browse through all 180 videos of the 1959 HITS ARCHIVE collection, alphabetically arr.

1957 HITS ARCHIVE: Sittin’ In The Balcony - Eddie Cochran - YouTube

Sittin’ In The Balcony (Loudermilk) by Eddie Cochran (CD audio source) For his first national record hit, Eddie reached the with this John D.

▶ Ray Charles, ''I Can't Stop Loving You'' (45 RPM edit) - YouTube

Here's the single edit that topped the Billboard Pop and R&B charts in


"The Stripper" - David Rose Orchestra. You'll definitely recognize this burlesque track. Appropriate for garter removal or grand finale.

The Flirtations - Nothing But A Heartache - YouTube

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