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30/01/2010

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 30 January 2010

Two hours of America's latest and greatest hits from the last five decades.

Music Played

29 items
  • Image for Scott McKenzie

    Scott McKenzie SAN FRANCISCO (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)

    This day in 1847: Yerba Buena, California was renamed San Francisco

  • Image for Lady Antebellum

    Lady Antebellum Ready To Love Again

    Highest New Entry

  • Image for Carry Out

    Carry Out Timbaland featuring Justin Timberlake

    Top Thirty

  • Image for Gladys Knight & The Pips

    Gladys Knight & The Pips Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me

    The First, The Last, My Everything - The Albums: Gladys Knight & The Pips - Chart debut in 1967: Everybody Needs Love

  • Image for O. A. R.

    O. A. R. SHATTERED (live acoustic version)

    Top Five in the Internet Album Chart: Rain Or Shine

  • Image for Jody Watley

    Jody Watley Looking For A New Love

    Born this day in 1959: Jody Watley

  • Image for Fats Domino

    Fats Domino Walking To New Orleans

    Bobby Charles - born February 21st, 1938; died January 14th, 2010

  • Image for Jesse Winchester

    Jesse Winchester Sham A Ling Dong Ding

    Top Twenty in the Internet Album Chart: Love Filling Station

  • Image for Hall & Oates

    Hall & Oates Hall & Oates - I Can't Go For That

    R&B Number One this date in 1982

  • Image for Melanie Fiona

    Melanie Fiona It Kills Me

    R&B/Hip-Hop Number One - fourth week

  • Image for Ohio Players

    Ohio Players Fire

    Released in 1974 - reached Number One in 1975

  • Image for The Pointer Sisters

    The Pointer Sisters Fire

    Terrific Two in 1979

  • Image for Ringo Starr

    Ringo Starr WALK WITH YOU (featuring Paul McCartney)

    Top Ten of the Internet Album Chart: Y Not

  • Image for Gladys Knight & The Pips

    Gladys Knight & The Pips Love Overboard

    The First, The Last, My Everything - The Albums: Gladys Knight & The Pips - Last chart entry in 1987: All Our Love (from 1989 Gladys has solo success)

  • Image for Train

    Train Hey, Soul Sister

    Number Three

  • Image for I Feel Like I’m Going Home

    I Feel Like I’m Going Home Muddy Waters

    Grammy Hall Of Fame Single: R&B Number Eleven in 1948

  • Image for James Brown

    James Brown It's A Man's Man's Man's World

    Grammy Hall Of Fame Single: R&B Number One & Number Eight in the Hot 100 in 1966

  • Image for Laura Veirs

    Laura Veirs Carol Kaye

    Top Ten in the Internet Album Chart: July Flame

  • Image for James Taylor

    James Taylor Sweet Baby James

    The First, The Last, My Everything - The Albums: James Taylor - Chart debut in 1970: Sweet Baby James

  • Image for Snow Patrol

    Snow Patrol SET THE FIRE TO THE THIRD BAR (featuring Martha Wainwright)

    New Entry (after use in a trailer for the film Dear John)

  • Image for Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash Flesh And Blood

    Country Number One this date in 1971

  • Image for Lady Antebellum

    Lady Antebellum Need You Now

    Current Country Number One - twelfth week

  • Image for Mr. Mister

    Mr. Mister Kyrie

    Rock Number One this date in 1986

  • Image for Thirty Seconds To Mars

    Thirty Seconds To Mars Kings And Queens

    Current Rock Number One - NEW

  • Image for James Taylor

    James Taylor Wichita Lineman

    The First, The Last, My Everything - The Albums: James Taylor - Last chart entry in 2008: Covers

  • Image for Vampire Weekend

    Vampire Weekend Horchata

    Current Number One Album Chart: Contra - NEW

  • Image for Barbra Streisand

    Barbra Streisand The Way We Were

    Number One this date in 1974

  • Image for Chic

    Chic Le Freak

    Number One this date in 1979

  • Image for Ke$ha

    Ke$ha TiK ToK

    Current Number One - fifth week

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