Stories from Top 40

Take a walk down memory lane as myTalk's Donny Love shares pop music and rock stories only the most experienced of radio DJs can. Holly Roberts, an old soul with a youthful curiosity, joins Donny as he reveals untold stories behind your favorite songs, tales of meeting rock stars in person and other gems from the classic radio business. This is Stories from Top 40!


Stories from Top 40

Ep. 9 - Flip it Baby! - When the "B" side of the 45 was as good or better than the "A" side

You'll be surprised to learn about some of the great songs of the 60's and 70's were relegated to the "B" side of the 45 rpm single. Thank you disk jockies for "flipping them over" and making hits.
00:00:00 8/6/2018

Past Episodes

Sometimes, you can't always play what you want. And Donny knows a thing or two about spinning some of the most sappy songs of the '60's and '70's. Let's take an unpleasant trip down memory lane, shall we?
00:00:00 7/17/2018
Hit songs from the likes of Tommy James and The Shondells, Gary Lewis and The Playboys, The Stone and Blood, Sweat and Tears that were recorded by others first.
00:00:00 6/14/2018
Top 40 radio went through a tumultuous period in the late 50's when Congress came down hard on disc jockeys who accepted money from record companies spin their artists songs.
00:00:00 5/23/2018
Bob Dylan, Neil Diamond, Paul McCartney and Joni Mitchell were among the prolific song-writers who penned songs that became big hits for other artists in the 60's
00:00:00 5/3/2018
Take a trip in the way-back machine to the mid-60's, when a new top 40 format roared into life. Boss Radio was high energy with lots of famous DJs, contests and concerts! And, oh, those amazing station jingles...
00:00:00 4/19/2018
In the early '70s, some the the nominees in the Best New Artist category were real head scratchers.
00:00:00 4/5/2018
Bradley and Holly surprise Donny with clips of him in his radio hey day. Hear how the pros do it; it's Dr. Don at his finest!
00:00:00 3/27/2018
Donny, Holly and Lori spontaneously discussed versions of "It Ain't Me Babe" on on "Lori & Julia" on myTalk 107.1. Why aren't there more covers of old classics?!
00:00:00 3/22/2018
It's a Sunday night. The Beatles are on Ed Sullivan. Young Donny Love is enthralled. "I want to be on the radio!"
00:00:00 3/21/2018
In the premiere episode of the podcast, myTalk 107.1's Donny Love and Holly Roberts play original versions of songs that went on to become huge hits for someone else.
00:00:00 3/1/2018

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