Wayback Wednesday

Wayback Wednesday: Peter Tork

February 13th is the 77th birthday for Peter Tork of the Monkees. Peter began as part of the folk music scene in Greenwich Village in the early 1960’s, where he met, among others, Stephen Stills. In 1966 Stills auditioned for a new TV show about 4 pop-rock musicians. But the show’s producers felt Stills’ teeth…

Wayback Wednesday: The Beatles

A Beatle memory on Wayback Wednesday. It was on January 30, 1969 that the Beatles made their last-ever appearance as a group. They performed “Get Back” in their rooftop concert, for the movie “Let It Be”. Enjoy!

Wayback Wednesday: Donny and Marie Osmond

It was on January 16, 1976 that Donny and Marie Osmond’s TV show premiered on ABC-TV. The 2 most famous members of the Osmond family kicked off a weekly variety show that ran until January 1979. They were offered their own show, after ABC-TV president Fred Silverman saw them co-host a week of “The Mike…

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.