Wayback Wednesday

Wayback Wednesday: Johnny Mathis

The music of Johnny Mathis has been a part of Christmas traditions for some 60 years now! From everyone here at WMTR, hope your Holidays are wonderful. Here’s Johnny from a 1993 David Foster TV special, celebrating this “Most Wonderful Time Of The Year”.

Wayback Wednesday: Frank Sinatra

December 12th marks the 103rd birth anniversary of one of New Jersey’s greatest artists, Frank Sinatra! Born in Hoboken, he achieved worldwide fame in music, movies, TV, and more. Here’s one to make the season bright…Frank sings “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” on a TV special in 1957.

Wayback Wednesday: George Harrison

On November 29th, 2001 the world lost George Harrison to lung cancer at the age of just 58. On Wayback Wednesday this week, we remember one of George’s biggest solo hits “What Is Life”, which reached Number 10 in the U.S. in 1971.

Wayback Wednesday: Freddie Garrity

November 14th marks the birth anniversary of Freddie Garrity. One of the many British groups to have a brief moment in the spotlight because of Beatlemania, Freddie and the Dreamers biggest hit “I’m Telling You Now” came early in 1965.

Wayback Wednesday: Johnny Rivers

Johnny Rivers celebrates his 76th birthday on November 7th. Born John Henry Ramistella in New York City, his family moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and he was influenced at a young age by the music of the Bayou State. Johnny formed his first band while he was still in high school.