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1. 1972-02-19-Billboard-Page-0018.pdf [The 1970's] [1972]
... , owned by UNICOM Inc. a subsidiary of Tracy -Locke so- called nostalgia mood that has taken place. Other Pittsburgh) , a year stint at WLS in 68, and before Advertising, was first in the market with the "new" country sound stations, including ours, may not have been as com- that KOIL, Omaha; WIGY, Minneapolis; and KAAY, which they call Countrypolitan. KCNW began their programming petitive in their programming. I think (WIND's show- (Little Rock) , claims WLS' secret is consistency. slightly over three years ago when they bought KOME. ing) is a very temporary thing." However, said McCormick: "The biggest problem Countrypolitan is described by operations director Dick Fain as, in contemporary radio today is the sterility of ...
2. 1971-04-10-Billboard-Page-0027.pdf [The 1970's] [1971]
... ap10 615- 895 -5240. ap17 UPTEMPO, MOR WITH SPORTS & hits per hour. TOP PERSONALITIES SEEKING FULLY You name it, I've done it! 5 years' The format change was preceded QUALIFIED PROGRAM DIRECTOR. Experienced News Director wishes experience in the area of contem- Established, professional MOR. sta- by a teaser campaign in suburban to join professional news- minded porary and 1 at Countrypolitan, plus tion in community of 40,000 near papers within the station's lis- CANDIDATES SHOULD HAVE HAD station. Current employer put news sales, programming and management Atlanta has immediate opening for SUCCESSFUL ADMINISTRATIVE AND in the background. Family man, ten experience. Currently Operations afternoon DJ shift. Good salary and tener radius. Surveys throughout years in radio, prefer West, Top 50 Manager of Countrypolitan Station ...
3. 1971-04-17-Billboard-Page-0026.pdf [The 1970's] [1971]
... in radio, prefer West, Top 50 ap24 33 Bobby Vinton, Epic 5-10711 (Screen Gems - You name it, I've done it! 5 years' market. Action news is my bag. experience in the area of contem- Box 379, Billboard, Radio-TV Job 34 - Columbia, BMI) 300 WATT MUSIC BOX Michaelangelo, Columbia 4-45328 (Tempi, ASCAP) porary and 1 at Countrypolitan, plus sales, programming and management experience. Currently Operations Manager of Countrypolitan Station Mart, 165 W. 46 St. New York, N.Y. 10036. ap17 Announcer Sports Play-by -Play Man needed by Pennsylvania Contempo 33 COME INTO MY LIFE 6 and I'm looking for a good gig in a rary. Must be able to double with 33 30 major medium market in contem- air shift and play-by-play ...
4. 1970-04-25-Billboard-Page-0037.pdf [The 1970's] [1970]
... Alix. production combo board. Aircheck and resume on request. Jia Kihai, 40 W. 72nd St. (Apt. 166A) , New and air personalities have been brought together Are you looking for a new person- York, N. Y. 10023. ality as a DJ? If so, why not con- through the Radio-TV Job Mart. The cost is $15 Florida Countrypolitan morning per- sider me. I'm a recent graduate from a broadcasting school with a sonality needed. First ticket pre- 3rd class license. I love pop music Gung Ho! Desire to return to radio for two times. Because of the low cost, please ferred. Join progressive chain. If you're willing to work hard and can and 1 have over 3,000 records in my collection. ...
... . Tel: (313) 234-2173. Gen. Mgr.: James Colgems Music Corp. (ASCAP) , see Screen Gems - Columbia. Co. Inc. (BMI) , Anita Music Co. (ASCAP) , Ari- L. Harper. Collection Litoloff (BMI) , see C. F. Peters. anna Music (ASCAP) , Ariella Music Ents. Inc. Countrypolitan Music (ASCAP) , see Stringberg. Collector's Items Publ'rs Ltd. (BMI) , 10075C Wind - (ASCAP) , Articulate Music Co. (ASCAP) , Back Country Star Music (ASCAP) , see Process. stream Dr. Columbia, Md. 21043. Pres.: Phil Porch Music (BMI) , Barber-Picone Music Co. Country Stream Music (BMI) , Box 2644 ...
... - Stanshi (ASCAP) , see Pavanne. Mgr.: Lou Stringer; Gen. Prof. Mgr.: Carolyn way. San Antonio. Tex. 78206. Tel: (512) Stanwood Music Corp. (ASCAP) , see Barton. Stringer. 226-8167. VP & Gen. Mgr.: Arthur Gurwitz. Star City Music (SESAC) , see Goldmont Publ'g. Affiliate: Countrypolitan Music (ASCAP) . Page 120 Billboard 1970-1971 International Music -Record Directory ...
7. Billboard 1970-10-17-OCR-Page-0078 [The 1970's] [1970]
... "hardest" of country music techniques -including the rawest fiddling and pedal steel music, they all correctly concluded that it had mass -market potential, proving it by guitars -to their most successful records. applying techniques used to successfully present other forms of mass -market music. (7 ) Colleges bring to their campuses country and folk -country acts whose records They emphasized their pride by promoting such terms as "countrypolitan" and appear everywhere but on "country" stations, while these same stations complain "metropolitan country," augmenting these with others such as "All- American Music" bitterly that they're not "getting to the young people." and "The All- American Sound." Simultaneously, derogatory terms like "hick," "hilly - Each industry- broadcasting and music-has its own ...
8. Billboard 1970-11-21-OCR-Page-0056 [The 1970's] [1970]
... mis- and virtually on top of everything. beyond. WBAP is a 50,000 watt clear channel station used." He says rhythm section control was not used, "First of all, we don't apologize for being country," at 820 on the dial, and it beams its signals to millions and booming basses and amplified fiddles all tended to Bailey says. "We're not real modern or Countrypolitan of listeners. It is estimated from surveys that Mack's give a tinny barroom quality to the music that was or anything like that -just country." And apparently program is heard by about two-million truck drivers put out. it pays off. nightly, not to mention all the others. Fourteen years ago Bill was with KTEM in Temple, "Now that's a thing of the past," ...
... Gen. Birdseye Music Co. (BMI) , Boldex Ents. Inc. Counterpoint & Publ'g (BMI) , see Century City. Country Gentlemen Music Inc. (BMI) , see Big Seven. Mgr.: James M. Brown, (SMI) , Bomac Publ'g Co. (BMI) , Broadway Music Corp. (ASCAP) , By -Town Music (BMI) , Calua Countrypolitan Music (ASCAP) , see Stringberg. Prod'ns (BMI) , Cap -Quist Music (BMI) , Country Soul Music (ASCAP) , see Country Sound Co. Casserole Music Corp. (BMI) , Cellamar Music Music. D (BMI) , Cesta Music (SMI) , Chatawa Music Co. Country Sound Music (ASCAP) , 1819 Broadway, Nashville, Tenn. 37203 ...
... . & Gen. Suva Music, see Pacific Islands. Stage Door Music Publ'g (BMI) , see Platinum. Mgr.: Lou Stringer; Gen. Prof. Mgr.: Carolyn Suwal Music Co. Inc. (BMI) , see Copyright Serv. Stainless Music (BMI) , see Alouette Prod'ns. Stringer. Bureau. Stairway Music Publ'g (BMI) , 1316-18 Dauphin Affiliate: Countrypolitan Music (ASCAP) . Swamp Music (ASCAP) , see Crazy Cajun Music. Island Pkwy. Mobile, Ala. 36605. Tel: (205) Strong Arm Music (ASCAP) , see Fourth Floor. Sweedie Music Publ'g Co. (BMI) , 810 Dickerson Rd. 473-6000. Owner: Jimmie 0. Rogers; Mgr.: Stuckey Publ'g Co. (BMI) , PO Box ...
11. Billboard 1970-08-01-OCR-Page-0035 [The 1970's] [1970]
... the and the mature adult in the music director and operations 27 and 35 records on the rock tempo up and make a steady, I think it's because we change early mornings, featuring a soft, with the time of the day." manager, has joined WABC -FM in playlist which is compiled by smooth flow into the near Top New York as operations manager Doug Lane. He plans the countrypolitan type sound on Roberts said, "We can com- as ABC's FM operations continues 40 show of Rion. "By evening. his show from 6 -11 a.m. "We shows a day or two in ad- pete in daytime statistics now. to rob manpower from various the audience is ready for our vance and makes necessary last- feature some Top 40, and a If we ...
12. 1972-03-11-Billboard-Page-0061.pdf [The 1970's] [1972]
... 8 years 7 Smith (Odeon) OH ME OH MY-B. J. Thomas (Top Tape) 29 25 BABY I'M -A WANT YOU Bread (Elektra) -David - at small and medium markets, and is now ready for yours. His sense of timing is unsurpassed by Charlie Send complete resume, recent photo, audition tape and salary require- ments to Box 467 Radio -TV Job Mart, countrypolitan and gospeteSend res- ume and tape to Forrest Eddy, Pres- ident, KXOW, P.O. Box 579, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901. 3/18 8 BELLO BUDDY-The Tremeloes Gates {Screen Gems/ Tuna; his vibrance unequalled by the Billboard, 165 West 46th St. New Real Don Steele; his frantic wit is un- York, N.Y. 10036. 3/11 ( ...
13. 1972-03-18-Billboard-Page-0029.pdf [The 1970's] [1972]
... W. 46th Street, New York, New man . .news production. Modern facil- ities. Permanent with advancement. .. Expanding New York City recording studios. Looking for top Executive need aggressive sales orient adminis- - into trying to forget he saw his returning-soldier father kill mom's York 10036 or call Harry Kalish col- lect at 212 -7182 -1582. 3/25 Youthful energetic. Programmed countrypolitan and gospel. Send res- trator witn strong background in re- WANTED TO BUY lover. cording and record industry. Salary ume and tape to Forrest Eddy, Pres- ident, KXOW, P.O. Box 579, Hot negotiable. Box 470, Radio -TV Job 2,000 LP's, 45's, TAPES WANTED. CASH Some explanatory dialog between Springs, Arkansas 71901. 3/18 Mart, ...
14. 1972-04-08-Billboard-Page-0018.pdf [The 1970's] [1972]
... -FM, KZAP -FM, KMET -FM, WKTK -FM, WHCN- exciting things happening Cuts: All. FM, WMMR -FM, KINK -FM, 45 rpm RECORDS Stations: WZMF -FM KSAN -FM oldies by mail at the pam's suite 1605 -06 conrad hilton Country Airer Jingle on TV OLDIES TULSA -KCNW has announced a new phase in the race for coun- fore the package is integrated into the KCNW countrypolitan format. from try music ratings here. Dick Fain, program director, said that begin- Fain says the rock package is something he has wanted to use 1955 ning April 3 KCNW will be using a rock jingle package. for sometime. "I've played the jingles with to Fain contends that since three stations in the market are pro- every country record we're using and they don't do ...
15. 1972-05-20-Billboard-Page-0042.pdf [The 1970's] [1972]
... Joe Mac- is necessary, including radio and and kicking off "Buck Owens visitors. . Jim Foglesong has . lean, Union Beach, N.J. was television appearances. Month" at Knaggs Berry Town in produced a Dale Ward session for named Top Male Vocalist, and will She plans to travel in a limou- Studio City. The festivities in- Dot.. The Geezinslaw Brothers cut a single on Countrypolitan cluded a special award presenta- have made a visit to Nashville and sine with a telephone so she can tion to Buck from Bhaskar Menon, made several TV appearances.. . Records. Best Female Vocalist was contact stations as she approaches Sue Smith, of Woodcliff Lake, N.J. Capitol president. A lot of VIP's Donna Fargo has just completed a booking. were on hand for the occasion. ...
16. Billboard 1973-07-14-OCR-Page-0029 [The 1970's] [1973]
... from some of the top artists on hand was cut, and will be released would be forthcoming announce- ments concerning new recording soon on the Illini Label (see separate studios here. and new night clubs first recording studio, geared almost Montana. trip for recording sessions. Studio story) . Mn. Hart said there was such featuring country music. exclusively for country music, will Called the Countrypolitan costs are $40.00 per hour. Recording Studio, the studio also Acree also will join Hurley in open here Aug. 4. The structure also will house Illini Records and a group of publishing will provide an in -house band which Hurley describes as "top caliber." some of the production. The building contains three of- Hank Snow Listed as Pre. companies. Operated by Glen ...
17. 1976-04-24-Billboard-Page-0046.pdf [The 1970's] [1976]
... perform- Election of new board mem- nonprofit organization promotes ance in Williams' home town of tional yodeling champion) , Bill bers saw three -year terms coming Haymes, Bill Moss, Bill Neeley, country music and artists Montgomery, Ala. She told him, for Bobbi Northrup, Bob May of throughout the Northeastern "The reason that Hank has been so Shane and Kitty, Robert Shaw, Countrypolitan Records, Jim states. alive is that he has never rested. He Chubby Wise with Grassfire, Caro- Foederer of WSCP, Sandy lyn Hester and Milton Carroll. Seeking fund -raising ventures, never really got to reach the people Creek, N.Y. and Bob Wood of organization officials announced he wanted to. Television was just Friday- National yodeling con- Jamboree U.S.A. that Ovation Guitars ...
18. 1978-06-03-Billboard-Page-0039.pdf [The 1970's] [1978]
... Country) 49-71 $25 WXAP Atlanta p.d. Dan Dunni- Top Easy Top R &B (Soul) 49-71 $25 personal interviews or "audio por- Top Soul gan celebrated his station's one - Listening Top Easy Listening 61 -74 $25 traits" as KRE calls them will in- Top Easy clude in June vibist Bobby Hutcher- month anniversary of its new "Countrypolitan" format. More Listening son, and drummer Chico Hamilton. than 3,000 calls were logged during Check or money order for full amount must accompany order. All foreign orders add $3.00 per book, * * * a three -week giveaway of various $1.00 per supplement in U.S. currency. Ray Hellkamp, p.d. at WROW Al- prizes ranging from cruises to tv sets. bany ...
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