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Saturday on AT40 hear the big songs this week in 1984! Bruce Springsteen and a Springsteen sound-alike, John Cafferty are back to back in the top ten. Cafferty’s music with his Beaver Brown band is heard on the soundtrack of Eddie and The Cruisers, a big-screen hit. Prince is on fire with two songs in upper dozen and newcomers Wham and Madonna are making a push for #1, but can they beat easy-listening heavy hitters Billy Ocean and Stevie Wonder? Hear the complete 80s classic AT40 shows on KIX , Saturday 6-10am, with an encore presentation 8 to midnight.
Sunday morning on KIX, Casey Kasem plays back the favorite tunes this week in 1970. Another great mixed bag of hits: newbie James Taylor’s first chart appearance “Fire and Rain”, rock from Sugarloaf with “Green Eyed Lady” and Free with “All Right Now”, the first time we heard modern classics by The Carpenters with We’ve Only Just Begun” and The Kinks with “Lola”. The Who, James Brown, and Glen Campbell all live in harmony here, and Michael and The Jackson Five are making a strong case for the second week at #1 with “I’ll Be There”! The Countdown, Casey’s stories, and the Long Distance Dedications, every Sunday 9-noon, only on KIX .