Wayback Wednesday

Wayback Wednesday: Neil Diamond

It’s the legendary Neil Diamond’s 77th birthday! And I thought it would be particularly appropriate to feature Neil on Wayback Wednesday, because he just announced this week that he has Parkinson’s Disease and will no longer be able to perform live. All of us at WMTR wish good health and all the best to a…

Wayback Wednesday: Elvis Presley

This week marked the birth anniversary of Elvis Presley. And on January 10, 1956, Elvis had his first recording session as an RCA Victor artist in  Nashville. That day, Elvis recorded Heartbreak Hotel, I was The One, I’m Counting On You, I Got A Woman, and a great old Drifters song from 1953…enjoy his rocking…

Wayback Wednesday: Stephen Stills

Today is the 73rd birthday of Stephen Stills…born in Dallas, he was an original member of Buffalo Springfield, before forming Crosby, Stills, and Nash (and sometimes Young!) Here’s a portion of one of their best known songs…Suite: Judy Blue Eyes, with Stephen’s great guitar work featured in a live show from 1989…enjoy!!

Wayback Wednesday: Frank Sinatra And Bing Crosby

Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, and a very Happy New Year from everyone at Classic Oldies WMTR. Here are two great Christmas songs, done by two of our greatest American singers…Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, from their 1957 TV Christmas special. They don’t make ‘em like these guys anymore!

Wayback Wednesday: Andy Williams

This week Wayback Wednesday goes back to Christmastime TV in the 60’s. The family always gathered to see Andy Williams great Christmas shows. Here’s Andy solo on stage, performing one of his most memorable Holiday songs…”It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year”…enjoy!

Wayback Wednesday: The Beatles "White Album"

This day in 1968, the Beatles released their double album called simply “The Beatles”. It’s better known as "The White Album." An amazing collection of songs. Birthday leads off the album…and here’s Paul McCartney, still performing it as a highlight of his concerts today!