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SOUNDATHON!

#5
DECEMBER 1962

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DON'T BE CRUEL
ONLY THE LONELY
RUNAWAY
LANA
CRYING
WALK DON'T RUN
JOHNNY ANGEL
JAILHOUSE ROCK
DIANA
PEGGY SUE

RUNNING SCARED
RUNNING BEAR
THE TWIST
LOVE ME TENDER
HATS OFF TO LARRY
BONNIE "B"
NORTH TO ALASKA
POETRY IN MOTION
BLUE MOON
TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY

BLUE ANGEL
LOVE HURTS
DEVIL OR ANGEL
FORTUNE TELLER
RUBBER BALL
NORMAN
OLD SHEP
TOWN WITHOUT PITY
ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT
SHEILA

HIS LATEST FLAME
THE WANDERER
BLUE HAWAII
RAVE ON
AFTER THE HURRICANE
PRIVATE EYE
SHE WEARS MY RING
WHAT'D I SAY
G.I. BLUES
JUDY

THE GREAT SNOWMAN
THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT
ONE NIGHT
THE MOUNTAIN'S HIGH
SHAKE SHAKE SHERRY
RUMBLE
RUNAROUND SUE
THEME FROM A SUMMER PLACE
STORM CLOUDS
ALL FOR THE LOVE OF A GIRL

CALENDAR GIRL
DUKE OF EARL
HEY LITTLE GIRL
PARTY DOLL
PETER GUNN
BIG BAD JOHN
CINCINNATI FIREBALL
DONNA
EBONY EYES
OH CAROL

STATIC
SHY AWAY
YOU MOSTEST GIRL
HOUND DOG
HITCHHIKER
DREAM LOVER
CATHY'S CLOWN
BLUEBERRY HILL
AND THE HEAVENS CRIED
WALKIN' WITH MY ANGEL

LOCOMOTION
MOON RIVER
MASHED POTATO TIME
SINK THE BISMARK
STRANGER ON THE SHORE
SUSIE DARLIN'
THUNDER ROAD
WHEELS
BLUE SUEDE SHOES
HEARTBREAK HOTEL

HONKY TONK MAN
HIT THE ROAD JACK
IT'S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE
BIOLOGY
SEA OF HEARTBREAK
LIVIN' DOLL
IT'S NOW OR NEVER
CORRINA CORRINA
DON'T YOU SWEETHEART ME
DEAR ONE

SIXTEEN REASONS
WAKE UP LITTLE SUZIE
STUPID CUPID
BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS
LET ME IN
MONO LISA
PINEAPPLE PRINCESS
MIDNITE IN MOSCOW
QUARTER TO THREE
REBEL ROUSER

ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK
OOBEY DOOBEY
MICHAEL
LA BAMBA
I'M GONNA KNOCK ON YOUR DOOR
APACHE
COOL WATER
DOLL HOUSE
FOOTSTEPS
WONDERLAND BY NIGHT

YOUNG LOVE
YOU'RE THE REASON
CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE
THE FOOL
FLAMING STAR
EVERYDAY
DANNY BOY
CLAP YOUR HANDS
BLACKLAND FARMER
HONKY TONK pt 2

GOOD LUCK CHARM
LITTLE DEVIL
ALL SHOOK UP
MY BOOMERANG WON'T COME BACK
PALISADES PARK
SAD MOVIES
TALL PAUL
TO KNOW HIM IS TO LOVE HIM
TRAVELLIN' MAN
THIS TIME

RAUNCHY
SHERRY
PRETTY LITTLE ANGEL EYES
PERCOLATOR TWIST
UNFAITHFUL DIANE
PEPPERMINT TWIST
WORRYIN' KIND
WHERE THE BOYS ARE
TELL LAURA I LOVE HER
LIBERTY VALENCE

PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER
CUTIE PIE
DREAMIN'
ENDLESS SLEEP
DUM DUM
CANDY MAN
THE CROWD
CHINA DOLL
CHANTILLY LACE
BECAUSE THEY'RE YOUNG

I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEET SIXTEEN
HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG
HANDY MAN
MY SPECIAL ANGEL
MULESKINNER BLUES
MOODY RIVER
MISSION BELL
A MILLION TO ONE
MEXICO

LITTLE MISS STUCK UP
RING OF FIRE
TEEN ANGEL
YOU'RE SIXTEEN
WOODEN HEART
VENUS
PIANO BOY
KING CREOLE
LAST DATE
LET'S HAVE A PARTY

THE OLD LAMPLIGHTER
PINK SHOE LACES
THE GREAT PRETENDER
GUITAR BOOGIE SHUFFLE
HAPPY ORGAN
HULA LOVE
IT'S ALL IN THE GAME
I'M GONNA LOVE MY LIFE AWAY
KANSAS CITY
CARIBBEAN

GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD
JINGLE BELL ROCK
THE ACTRESS
LIPSTICK ON YOUR COLLAR
ROBBIN' THE CRADLE
ROCK A HULA BABY
SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN
SOLDIER BOY
TEDDY BEAR
THAT'LL BE THE DAY

TOSSIN' AND TURNIN'
WEST OF THE WALL
TWILIGHT TIME
WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN'
STICK SHIFT
MISTY
LONELY BOY
LANGUAGE OF LOVE
LITTLE SISTER
LET'S GET TOGETHER

MANSION YOU STOLE
NO
ON THE REBOUND
ALLEY OOP
ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM
ANGELA JONES
APRIL LOVE
A THOUSAND STARS
BABY SITTIN' BOOGIE
BE BOP A LULA

HONKY TONK HARDWOOD FLOOR
A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY
HUSHABYE LITTLE GUITAR
THE BLAMERS
BYE BYE LOVE
BLESS YOU
BUMBLE BOOGIE
DON'T
FEVER
FLYING BLUE ANGELS

CLASSMATE
BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
HOUND DOG MAN
HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY
PLEASE MR. POSTMAN
EXODUS
BARBARA ANN
LONELY BLUE BOY
MOONLIGHT SWIM
ROSES ARE RED (My Love)

SPLISH SPLASH
SURRENDER
TREAT ME NICE
TAKE FIVE
COME SOFTLY TO ME
TELL ME WHY
WAYWARD WIND
WHITE SPORT COAT
PURPLE PEOPLE EATER
SEA OF LOVE

SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
SUMMERTIME BLUES
SCOTTISH SOLDIER
THEME FOR A DREAM
MOTHER-IN-LAW
MR. BLUE
ASIA MINOR
BAD BOY
FINGER POPPIN' TIME
GOOD TIMIN'

GINNY COME LATELY
HAVE A DRINK ON ME
GINNY IN THE MIRROR
THE HUCKLEBUCK
BILLY WENT A WALKIN'
DREAM BABY
FIRST LOVE NEVER DIES
BIRD DOG
BLUE MUU MUU
BABY FACE

"D" IN LOVE
BOOMERANG
DREAMY EYES
FIRST NAME INITIAL
FORTY MILES OF BAD ROAD
MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS
FLIP FLOP AND BOP
FOLLOW THAT DREAM
GREENFIELDS
HONEYCOMB

HOT ROD LINCOLN
I'M SORRY
INDOOR SPORT
I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME
LOUISIANA MAMA
LUCILLE
LOVE HAS FINALLY COME MY WAY
MISSING YOU
A MILLION TEARDROPS
PARALYZED

PRIMROSE LANE
RAT RACE
RAINDROPS
ROUTE 66
SHE CAN'T FIND HER KEYS
TAMMY
TWELFTH OF NEVER
TICONDEROGA
YOU TALK TOO MUCH
YOU'RE SO SQUARE

YESSIREE YESSIREE
AT THE HOP
BROKEN HEARTED MELODY
BUTTERFLY
EL PASO
GREEN DOOR
MACK THE KNIFE
IN THE MOON
RUN TO HIM
BRONTOSAURUS STOMP

Elvis Presley
Roy Orbison
Del Shannon
Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison
The Ventures
Shelley Fabares
Elvis Presley
Paul Anka
Buddy Holly

Roy Orbison
Johnny Preston
Chubby Checker
Elvis Presley
Del Shannon
Jerry Lee Lewis
Johnny Horton
Johnny Tillotson
Marcels
Bobby Vee

Roy Orbison
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Bobby Vee
Bobby Curtola
Bobby Vee
Sue Thompson
Elvis Presley
Gene Pitney
Elvis Presley
Tommy Roe

Elvis Presley
Dion
Elvis Presley
Buddy Holly
Paul Evans
Bob Luman
Jimmy Bell
Ray Charles
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley

Bob Luman
The Tokens
Elvis Presley
Dick and Dee Dee
The Redwoods
Link Wray
Dion
Percy Faith
Buddy Knox
Johnny Horton

Neil Sedaka
Gene Chandler
Del Shannon
Buddy Knox
Duane Eddy
Jimmy Dean
Johnny Burnette
Ritchie Valens
Everly Brothers
Neil Sedaka

Dana and Dexter
Jerry Fuller
Bobby Lee
Elvis Presley
Bobby Curtola
Bobby Darin
Everly Brothers
Fats Domino
Ronnie Savoy
Bobby Vee

Little Eva
Jean Thomas,H.Mancini
Dee Dee Sharpe
Johnny Horton
Mr. Acker Bilk
Robin Luke
Robert Mitchum
String A-Longs
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley

Johnny Horton
Ray Charles
Conway Twitty
Danny Valentino
Don Gibson
Cliff Richard
Elvis Presley
Ray Peterson
Bobby Curtola
Larry Finnegan

Connie Stevens
Everly Brothers
Connie Francis
Johnny Horton
Sensations
Carl Mann & C. Twitty
Annette
Kenny Ball
Gary "U.S." Bonds
Duane Eddy

Bill Haley
Roy Orbison
The Highwaymen
Ritchie Valens
Eddie Hodges
Jorgen Ingmann
Jack Scott
Donnie Brooks
Steve Lawrence
Bert Kaempfert

Sonny James
Bobby Edwards
Elvis Presley
Sanford Clark
Elvis Presley
Buddy Holly
Conway Twitty
Beau-Marks
Wink Martindale
Bill Doggett

Elvis Presley
Neil Sedaka
Elvis Presley
Charlie Drake
Freddy Cannon
Sue Thompson
Annette
Teddy Bears
Rick Nelson
Troy Shondell

Bill Justice
Four Seasons
Curtis Lee
Billy Joe&Checkmates
Don Deal
Joey Dee
Tommy Sands
Connie Francis
Ray Peterson
Gene Pitney

Paul Anka
Johnny Tillotson
Johnny Burnette
Jody Reynolds
Brenda Lee
Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison
Bobby Swanson
Big Bopper
Duane Eddy

Ray Charles
Neil Sedaka
Elvis Presley
Jimmy Jones
Bobby Helms
Fendermen
Pat Boone
Donnie Brooks
Jimmy Charles
Bob Moore

Playmates
Duane Eddy
Mark Dinning
Johnny Burnette
Joe Dowell
Frankie Avalon
Joanie Sommers
Elvis Presley
Floyd Cramer
Wanda Jackson

The Browns
Dodie Stevens
The Platters
The Virtues
Dave "Baby" Cortez
Buddy Knox
Tommy Edwards
Gene Pitney
Wilbert Harrison
Mitchel Torok

James Darren
Bobby Helms
Roy Orbison
Connie Francis
Tony Bellus
Elvis Presley
Chuck Berry
Shirelles
Elvis Presley
Crickets&Buddy Holly

Bobby Lewis
Toni Fisher
Platters
Jerry Lee Lewis
Duals
Johnny Mathis
Paul Anka
John D. Loudermilk
Elvis Presley
Hayley Mills

Johnny Horton
Dodie Stevens
Floyd Cramer
Hollywood Argyles
Everly Brothers
Johnny Ferguson
Pat Boone
Kathy Young
Buzz Clifford
Gene Vincent

Johnny Horton
Gene McDaniels
Paul Evans
Les Vote
Everly Brothers
Tony Orlando
B. Bumble & Stingers
Elvis Presley
Peggy Lee
George, Johnny&Pilots

Beau-Marks
Neil Sedaka
Fabian
Wanda Jackson
The Marvelettes
Ferrante & Teicher
The Regents
Conway Twitty
Tony Perkins
Bobby Vinton

Bobby Darin
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
Dave Bruebeck
The Fleetwoods
The Belmonts
Gogi Grant
Marty Robbins
Sheb Wooley
Phil Phillips

The Platters
Eddie Cochran
Andy Stewart
Cliff Richard
Ernie K. Doe
The Fleetwoods
Kokomo
Marty Wilde
Hank Ballard
Jimmy Jones

Brian Hyland
Lonnie Donegan
Del Shannon
Chubby Checker
Beau-Marks
Roy Orbison
Jerry Fuller
Everly Brothers
Annette
Bobby Vee

Cliff Richard
Donnie Brooks
Johnny Tillotson
Annette
Duane Eddy
Dean Martin
Floyd Cramer
Elvis Presley
The Brothers Four
Jimmie Rodgers

Johnny Bond
Brenda Lee
Sandy Stewart
The Paris Sisters
Gene Pitney
Everly Brothers
Faron Young
Ray Peterson
Conway Twitty
Elvis Presley

Jerry Wallace
Richard Maltby
Dee Clark
Nelson Riddle
Paul Petersen
Debbie Reynolds
Johnny Mathis
Saturday Nites
Joe Jones
Buddy Holly

Ray Whitely
Danny & The Juniors
Sarah Vaughn
Andy Williams
Marty Robbins
Jim Lowe
Bobby Darin
Ernie Fields
Bobby Vee
Piltdown Men


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Soundathon # 5 was printed in the Vancouver Province over a three day period in late December 1962. (The first installment was incorrectly headlined as Soundathon #1.) Below are the three articles that accompanied each installment over the three days.



Salute hit records of past


225,000 votes pile up in poll
By
Al Jordan and Ronn Grimster

     What is a soundathon? The world itself indicates a composite of two things -- music or sound, and length. It is basically a marathon of music but a special marathon. Soundathon is a major event each year on C-FUN. It salutes the major recordings of the past and spans 63 hours of programming.
     The concept came from the overwhelming demand by the public for memory tunes or flashbacks. The young adults of today have become nostalgic for the songs that were big during their teenage years. The increasing popularity of flashbacks indicated to us that a massive programming concept was needed to supply these people with the music they demanded.
     Thus, Soundathon was created and is featured exclusively on C-FUN twice a year, once in the summer and of course the big feature just before the new year. Be sure to hear the whole thing. It's the biggest holiday music treat in town. Soundathon begins this Saturday morning at nine. . .and runs continuously until 12 midnight New Year's Eve.
     Al Jordan and Ronn Grimster will compare this year's Soundathon with last year's in The Province Thursday. The survey is coming your way in three parts this year and you can read the stories by the good guys and see the top Soundathon hits this week in The Province.


This is Soundathon No. 5. The first was held during the final hours of 1960 -- the second during the summer of 1961 -- No. 3 during the final hours of 1961. Last summer (1962) it was Soundathon No. 4. Now Soundathon No. 5 is about to be unveiled before your ears on 1410. It happens Saturday, Dec. 29 at 9 a.m.
     Last year the Soundathon 300 was compiled from 101,000 votes. This year a total of 225,000 votes were counted by teams of people under the directions of the C-FUN Good Guys. Letters containing votes arrived from all over the lower mainland, Vancouver Island the Interior of the Province, as well as Washington State and our neighboring province Alberta.
     When the final portion of the C-FUN Soundathon 300 is printed in the PROVINCE tomorrow, you will find by comparing last years 300, that there are 111 new entries. The Top Ten alone contains five changes. These changes come about by realizing the new releases each year and the fact that many records that were popular in years gone by, quite often come back
     Tomorrow. . . look for Frosty Forst with the final 100 records in tomorrow's Province.

Elvis Presley is still king
By
Frosty Forst

    Soundathon '62. . . about 24 hours away. . .and Western Canada's most popular POPULAR MUSIC station salutes the most responsive and appreciative audience in broadcasting history with a giant-round-the-clock presentation of the most outstanding contemporary recorded songs. All the great names -- the BIG STARS on C-FUN are brought together to climax the productive days of 1962 (and on back into the 50's) and provide the launching base for what promises to be the most exciting and enjoyable year of programming on 1410 in '63.
     There's ELVIS PRESLEY, who in the final analysis, tallied more than twice the ballots of his nearest rival--even at that ROY ORBISON has firmly established (No. 2) as one of the best recognized pop music identities of the day. A significant tribute to the talent of the late JOHNNY HORTON . . . his fans voted him into overall third place!
     Rounding out the big winners in order, BOBBY VEE, the EVERLY BROTHERS, NEIL SEDAKA, DEL SHANNON, the late BUDDY HOLLY, DUANE EDDY, and "Canada's Own" BOBBY CURTOLA
     The C-FUN Good Guys would like to thank almost a quarter million in our audience whose opinions shaped this, the largest Soundathon ever undertaken, also the people at the PROVINCE, who have cooperated in making the survey available all over British Columbia through three editions this week, (201-300 on Dec. 24, 101-200 Dec. 27)
     We wish you many pleasant moments of recollection during the 63-hour Soundathon 300 . . . non-stop from nine a.m. tomorrow, Saturday until the stroke of twelve New Year's Eve.
     And the very best of EVERYTHING in 1963 from . . . NUMBER ONE . . . C-FUN.




C-FUN SOUNDATHON
VANCOUVER TOP 40 RADIO EDITION



Hear the
SOUNDATHON # 5
Montage!!

The C-FUN Good Guys introduce the songs in these audio clips recorded
directly from the radio during the actual event in December 1962
Courtesy of Larry Morton


(Total Time 12 min 04 sec)
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DJs heard in this Montage:

1. AL JORDAN (00:00 - 02:31) Songs #292 - #259
2. RONN GRIMSTER (?) (02:32 - 04:10) Songs #254 - #188
3. TOM PEACOCK (04:11 - 08:44) Songs #166 - #82
4. JERRY LANDA (?) (08:45 - 12:04) Songs #74 - #2


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