Frank Sinatra - In the Wee Small Hours
The Top 500 of The Top 40

Frank Sinatra: In The Wee Small Hours

Album #1 - April 1955

Episode date - January 25, 2023

One distinct advantage of the new long-playing format was its ability to hold a series of songs so they would be heard in a distinct playing order.

Sarah Vaughn
The Alternative Top 40

Sarah Vaughn: {Self Titled}

Album #1 - January 1955

Episode date - January 18, 2023

The year 1955 was a remarkably transitional year.

Earth Angel - The Penguins
How Music Changed

Transistor Days

Episode 1

Episode date - December 20, 2019

Welcome once again to American Hit Radio’s “How Music Changed” Series!

Pete Townsend - Chinese Eyes
How Music Changed

The Who: Chinese Eyes

Channel 150-40

Episode date - July 5, 2019

By 1982, I had just about given up entirely on The Who.

Fats Domino
The Time Was

Fats Domino: 1928-2017

October 25, 2017

Episode date - October 25, 2017

I suppose it should come as no surprise when a celebrity passes away at the age of 89, but still in all, it saddened me to hear that the ailing Fats Domino had passed away today.

Tom Petty
The Time Was

Tribute to Tom Petty

October 4, 2017

Episode date - October 4, 2017

Okay, 2017 has been one hell of a year for music fans, but this past week has been just too much for anybody.

Allen Toussaint

Fare Thee Well

R.I.P. Allen Toussaint

Episode date - November 11, 2015

Allen Toussaint is gone, and I am brokenhearted. I have pictures of us together somewhere, but I don't need to dig them out to remember the man.

Outkast - Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
The Time Was

Looking Back

October 2003

Episode date - October 9, 2013

Although I seem to spend most of my time reminiscing about older music, it’s nice to take a look back at more recent times to see if things have changed all that much for better or worse.

Faces - A Nod Is as Good as a Wink

Tom's Best Album of all Time

Faces - A Nod Is as Good as a Wink

Episode date - December 29, 2011

…to a Blind Horse

A Special Tribute

A Special Tribute

Remembering Alex Chilton

Episode date - March 31, 2010

I was saddened to hear that he had passed away suddenly on March 17, 2010, but Heidy took it personally, as she knew Alex socially.