WMCA (NEW YORK) TOP 57 YEAR-END COUNTDOWN - 1968

HOST: LEE GRAY

DISC #1

57:    LOVE MAKES A WOMAN – BARBARA ACKLIN
56:    YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY (I GOT LOVE IN MY TUMMY) – THE OHIO EXPRESS
FUTURE HIT: PURPLE HAZE - DION
COMMERCIAL: GENIE AUTOMATIC GARAGE DOOR OPENING SYSTEM
COMMERCIAL: SEAMAN’S FURNITURE SALE
55:    THE MIGHTY QUINN – MANFRED MANN
COMMERCIAL: H.I.S. CLOTHING
54:    PLAYBOY – GENE & DEBBIE
53:    BROWN-EYED WOMAN – BILL MEDLEY
FUTURE HIT: TOUCH ME – THE DOORS
52:    HURDY GURDY MAN - DONOVAN
51:    BOTH SIDES NOW – JUST COLLINS
COMMERCIAL: RAY CHARLES AND ARETHA FRANKLIN FOR COCA-COLA
COMMERCIAL: FOR THE KIDS ORPHANAGE
COMMERCIAL: “UPTIGHT” MOVIE
50:    WICHITA LINEMAN – GLEN CAMPBELL
49:    1,2.3 RED LIGHT – 1910 FRUIT GUM COMPANY
COMMERCIAL: NEW YORK OPTOMIC CENTERS (CONTACT LENSES)
COMMERCIAL: H.I.S. CLOTHING
48:    TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME – THE VOGUES
47:    MONY MONY – TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS
46:    HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. – JEANNIE C. RILEY
45:    LITTLE GREEN APPLES – O.C. SMITH
44:    THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY – HUGO MONTENEGRO
43:    NOBODY BUT ME – THE HUMAN BEINZ
42:    WE’RE A WINNER – THE IMPRESSIONS
41:    JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH – THE ROLLING STONES
40:    THE HORSE – CLIFF NOBLES & COMPANY

DISC #2
PUBLIC SERVICE: NEW YEARS EVE PARTY’S TONIGHT
39:    STORMY – CLASSICS IV
COMMERCIAL: BALLANTINE PREMUIM BEER
COMMERCIAL: H.I.S. CLOTHING
38:    LA LA MEANS I LOVE YOU – THE DELPHONICS        
37:    CHEWY CHEWY – THE OHIO EXPRESS     
36:    COWBOYS TO GIRLS – THE INTRUDERS (SCOPED)     
35:    GREEN TAMBORINE – LEMON PIPERS    
34:    LADY MADONNA – THE BEATLES
33:    BEND ME, SHAPE ME – THE AMERICAN BREED
COMMERCIAL: RAY CHARLES AND ARETHA FRANKLIN FOR COCA-COLA
COMMERCIAL: GENIE AUTOMATIC GARAGE DOOR OPENING SYSTEM
32:    HELLO, I LOVE YOU – THE DOORS
31:    THEME FROM “VALLEY OF THE DOLLS” – DIONNE WARWICK
COMMERCIAL: AMERICAN FURNITURE FACTORY
FUTURE HIT: CALIFORNIA SOUL – THE 5th DIMENSION
30:    TIGHTEN UP – ARCHIE BELL & THE DRELLS
29:    SPOOKY – CLASSICS IV    
28:    LADY WILLPOWER – GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP
27:    DANCE TO THE MUSIC – SLY & THE FAMILY STONE (SCOPED)
26:    SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE – ARETHA FRANKLIN
COMMERCIAL: NEW YORK OPTOMIC CENTERS (CONTACT LENSES)
COMMERCIAL: WRIGLEY’S SPEARMINT GUM
25:    JUDY IN DISGUISE (WITH GLASSES) – JOHN FRED & HIS PLAYBOY BAND
COMMERCIAL: BALLANTINE PREMUIM BEER
COMMERCIAL: H.I.S. CLOTHING
24:    MacARTHUR PARK – RICHARD HARRIS
23:    (SITTIN’ ON) THE DOCK OF THE BAY – OTIS REDDING (SCOPED)

DISC #3
22:    LIGHT MY FIRE – JOSE FELICIANO (SCOPED)
21:    FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE – STEVIE WONDER
COMMERCIAL: ARETHA FRANKLIN FOR COCA-COLA
20:    ABRAHAM, MARTIN & JOHN - DION
COMMERCIAL: THE BOX TOPS FOR COCA-COLA
19:    MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS – THE GRASS ROOTS
COMMERCIALS: TOMMY BOYCE AND BOBBY HART FOR COCA-COLA
18:    HONEY – BOBBY GOLDSBORO (SCOPED)
17:    HOLD ME TIGHT – JOHNNY NASH (SCOPED)
COMMERCIAL: GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS FOR COCA-COLA
16:    VALERIE – THE MONKEES
15:    SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE - CREAM
14:    STONED SOUL PICNIC – THE 5th DIMENSION
13:    REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS – FRIEND AND LOVER
COMMERCIAL: NEW YORK OPTOMIC CENTERS (CONTACT LENSES)
COMMERCIAL: GENIE AUTOMATIC GARAGE DOOR OPENING SYSTEM
12:    WOMAN – GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP
COMMERCIAL:  SEAMAN’S FURNITURE SALE
COMMERCIAL : H.I.S. CLOTHING
11:    THOSE WERE THE DAYS – MARY HOPKINS (SCOPED)
COMMERCIAL: BARBARELLA
COMMERCIAL: H.I.S. CLOTHING
10:    CRY LIKE A BABY – THE BOX TOPS
9:    MRS. ROBINSON – SIMON & GARFUNKEL
8:    HEY JUDE – THE BEATLES
7:    THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU – HERB ALPERT
6:    LOVE CHILD – THE SUPREMES (SCOPED)
5:    A BEAUTIFUL MORNING – THE RASCALS (SCOPED)
4:    SIMON SAYS – THE 1910 FRUITGUM COMPANY (SCOPED)
3:    PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE – THE YOUNG RASCALS (SCOPED)
2:    YOUNG GIRL – THE UNION GAP (SCOPED)
1:    LOVE IS BLUE – PAUL MAURIAT (SCOPED)
This mostly unscoped aircheck was recorded on New Year’s Eve, 1968. He takes lots of calls during the show.

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