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Something neat: The Canadian Top 40 of CHUM Radio, June 19, 1967, lists The Choir's "It's Cold Outside" at # 35 (links to a chart scan and webpage are below).

What is the CHUM Radio Chart? They describe it as follows:


Neil Young told Rolling Stone that going to bed with his radio tuned to 1050 CHUM was "when he really became aware of what was going on in music". Mike Myers remembers collecting CHUM Charts and listening to Jay Nelson. When the Barenaked Ladies hear the name CHUM, their first thought is the historic red neon sign.

On May 27th, 1957, the late Allan Waters backed by a bunch of crazy deejays and the rest of the CHUM radio family turned 1050 CHUM into Canada's first 24-hour Top Forty radio station. Music, radio and Toronto have never been the same again. CHUM was the first radio station in Canada to play Elvis and the Beatles. And 1050 CHUM is honoured at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

The CHUM Chart, the CHUM music and the CHUM deejays continue to influence generations. While the world famous CHUM neon sign remains a beacon that shines brightly at 1331 Yonge Street.


A scan of the CHUM chart with "It's Cold Outside" on it (hard to read) is at: http://www.1050chum.com/charts/chartview.aspx?img=19670619

The chart as it actually reads: http://www.1050chum.com/index_chumcharts.aspx?chart=540

On another note: WKSU radio (an NPR service of Kent State University) lists The Choir reunion as a "Hot Pick" this week at: http://www.wksu.org/hotpicks/

Don smile

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The Choir did well in Boston on June 22, 1967 --- reaching # 25 on their Top 40 at WRKO --- jumping from # 30 to # 25 past Herman's Hermits, Procol Harum, The Turtles and The Hollies):


Don smile

...feel free to tell me if these chart posts are boring and I'll stop...

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Paul, I believe you are correct on the Denver chart, just wish I could find that week's chart in order to post it (shows that The Choir were Top 10 in more cities than just Cleveland)!

Here's a scan for Raspberries fans: WAKY-AM, Louisville, May 23, 1973, Raspberries peaking at # 21 for two weeks with "Let's Pretend" (which peaked at # 35 nationally in Billboard): http://www.79waky.com/surveys/WAKYSurveyMay23-1973Inside.jpg

Just shows how in some areas the guys were bigger stars than they were in other areas of the country.

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Just posting this again...Gina called; she got there safely, as did Lisa. I'll be "paging" to see who's there !!! happy

Bernie & Kathy

Gina (hungryeyes)

Lisa (Mrs. Beatlejay)

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I see. This explains why JohnO didn;t nail TNTT today.
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