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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. J2P and P2J Ver 1 [The 1960's] [1969]
... Country Music Cash Firm Formed Stringer Clamps Down on -Mrs. John Named Use of Countrypolitan NASHVILLE-Formation of concept, and she spent 15 years Johnny Cash, Inc. a firm con- cerned with the promotion and public relations aspects of the in television. It was revealed through this office that ABC has picked up NASHVILLE - Musician - singer Lou Stringer has notified plained. "A license will cost only a moderate amount. Yet said, "discovered long ago that I held the rights. WSIX here at country artist, has been formed the option on the "Johnny Cash some 20 radio stations, through the name belongs to me, and first called itself countrypolitan' here headed by Mrs. Barbara Show" for next year, and it is his attorney, of his ownership my lawyer feels ...
... the term "Metro- try songs. "Grand Ole Opry." where individuals may join or writer -publisher Lou Stringer politan Country" created an as- Williams, former front man The Country Music Associa- renew membership. that the station once used the sociation with Nashville's metro- for Gene Vincent, has a back- tion holds its annual member- Unofficially, the affair gets term "Countrypolitan," a name politan form of government ground in promotion and broad- ship convention in acsnciation under way Oct. 10, when pro- which he has registered. and, at the same time, lent an casting. with the "Opry" birthday cele- fessional golfers and celebrities air of sophistication to the air Tom Hartman, who has been bration, and the two organiza- ...
4. BB-1969-09-20-OCR-Page-0072.pdf [The 1960's] [1969]
... the term "Metro- try songs. "Grand Ole Opry." where individuals may join or writer -publisher Lou Stringer politan Country" created an as- Williams, former front man The Country Music Associa- renew membership. that the station once used the sociation with Nashville's metro- for Gene Vincent, has a back- tion holds its annual member- Unofficially, the affair gets term "Countrypolitan," a name politan form of government ground in promotion and broad- ship convention in acsnciation under way Oct. 10, when pro- which he has registered. and, at the same time, lent an casting. with the "Opry" birthday cele- fessional golfers and celebrities air of sophistication to the air Tom Hartman, who has been bration, and the two organiza- ...
5. 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 ...
6. 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 ...
... Proven track record. Can supply writing or detailed market analysis the best, and I will. Contact Box Y, exciting, creative air sound to any can be made of your station and c/o Claude Hall, Billboard. radio station looking for high ratings your competition. More information and good profit picture. Contact is available by writing in confidence This column is published for people Two sharp countrypolitan person- Claude Hall, Box A, Billboard Maga- to Box 096, Billboard, 165 W. 461n seeking positions as well as station alities needed for WTOD, Toledo. zine. St. New York, N. Y. Bright and alive morning personal- managers seeking personnel. Rate is Should be professionals, good on ity looking for middle market break. $5.00 per one half ...
... 165 W. 46th St. New York, N. Y. 10036. cation secondary: new challenge vital. Contact Frank Gould, 514- 637-7578. West Virginia area. No military ob- ligations. 3rd phone, endorsed. Con- tact: Billboard, Box 099, 165 W. 46th St. New York, N. Y. 10036. This column is published for people Two sharp countrypolitan person- "College student seeking summer em- seeking positions as well as station alities needed for VVTOD, Toledo. Jerry Bright, 35 years old, former ployment in radio. Three years in managers seeking personnel. Rate is Should be professionals, good on Contem. Pro. Dir.: Have been top program director of No. 1 Top 40 a market of 100,000 people. Currently ...
9. BB-1969-07-12-OCR-Page-0045.pdf [The 1960's] [1969]
... his own manager. So, now I'm avail. Modern country music program di- Rd. Cleveland, Ohio 44120. able for a program director's posi- tion in a top 20 market, but prefer rector and air personality available. the job as an over-all manager. By Currently employed in top 50 market. the way, rating at WWOK under my This column is published for people Two sharp countrypolitan person. Proven track record. Can supply supervision went from a 3 to a 14, seeking positions as well as station alities needed for WTOD, Toledo. exciting, creative air sound to any Major market radio program consult- according to Pulse. Call or write: managers seeking personnel. Rate Is Should be professionals, good on radio station looking for high ratings ant is looking for medium ...
10. 2001-10-20-Billboard-Page-0071.pdf [The 2000's] [2001]
... Shaver And Coe: Two Outlaws Look At Sixty BY RAY WADDELL of the "countrypolitan" sound That Ain't Country," and a brace son. Elvis Presley told me, `Play tarist, Eddy, died of a drug over- NASHVILLE- Behind the blind- and a desire to truly reproduce of X -rated albums he's still trying to the audience in front of you. " dose on New Year's Eve, and Sha- ing mid-70s spotlight that illu- the studio faithfully onstage. to live down. While he had his ver himself recently suffered a minated outlaw superstars Way - "To me, `outlaw music' and hits, including "Take This Job THE ROUGH SIDE OF SHAVER heart attack. He says his audi- lon Jennings and Willie Nelson, `outlaw ...
... page 44 creasing number of colleges are LP's but the specialized nature including square dancing and of the business does not lend Of Discounting one suggested the station refer folk dancing as part of physical education curriculum with the result that many dealers can add itself to tape CARtridges or cassettes," he said. The specialized nature of the NEW YORK - A national survey based on 40,000 personal to itself as "Countrypolitan" but the term was refected because "even at that time it had be- dance records as a profitable interviews with retailers shows come trite and overused." dance record field allows for Gerson, a leading air per- sideline, according to Roy Glea- some unusual factors. "For one that 78 percent think the Nixon son, Webster Record Distribut- administration will have no ef ...
12. 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. ...
... Koblentz BISHOP, JOHN 8. TRIO (Tangerine) PM: Ray Charles BARLEY MOW BA: Rustol & Brenner BELL, ARCHIE & THE DRELLS (Atlantic) PM: Skipper ir^ts, BARLOW, JACK (Dot) PM: Chuck Eastman; BA: Circle Lee Frazier; BA: Associated Booking BIT A SWEET ;MGM, BA: Premier Talent Assocs. Talent BELL, BILLY (CountryPolitan) BA: Smokey Warren BITTER LEMON, THE Universal City) PM: Jerry L. BARNES, BILLY (PMI) PM: Mike Duckman; BA: CMA BELL, CARL, & THE BELL TONES (Ashford) PM. New Craig Kullum) Concept talent BIVEN SPECIALS ,Songbird) PM & BA: Inez Bivens BARON, STEVE/QUARTET (Tetragrammaton) PM: BELL, WILLIAM ( ...
14. BB-1969-06-14-OCR-Page-0034.pdf [The 1960's] [1969]
... Pa. ence in the personality concept of area. Tight board-excellent produc- Top 40 radio. I am available, will- POSITIONS OPEN tion. No military obligations. 3rd ing, and eager to program your sta- "College student seeking summer em- endorsed. Contact Claude Hall, Bill- tion to the top of the market. Call ployment in radio. Three years in Two sharp countrypolitan person- board, Box 094, 165 W. 46th St. 703-583-2282. a market of 100,000 people. Currently alities needed for WTOD, Toledo. New York, N. Y. 10036. with No. 1 MOR station in four -sta- Am No. 1 rated station in top -30 market Should be professionals, good on tion market. Third -endorsed. large wants First-Phone, all-night ...
15. BB-1969-07-12-I-OCR-Page-0045.pdf [The 1960's] [1969]
... years and making the station a salable item, that is exactly what happened. And the new owner has his own manager. So, now I'm avail- able for a program director's posl- rector and air personality available. lion in a top 20 market, but prefer Currently employed in top 50 market. the job as an over-all manager. Bs This column is published for people Two sharp countrypolitan person- Proven track record. Can supply the way, rating at WWOK under my seeking positions as well as station alities needed for WTOD, Toledo. exciting, creative air sound to any supervision went from a 3 to a 14. managers seeking personnel. Rate Is Should be professionals, good on radio station looking for high ratings Major market radio program consult- according to Pulse. Call ...
16. BB-1969-06-21-OCR-Page-0048.pdf [The 1960's] [1969]
... Top 40 Per- to: for challenging position with future. vital. Contact Frank Gould, 514- sonality looking for a chance to RAD10-7V JOB MART Write Billboard, Box 095, 165 W. 637-7578. move up. 3 years' experience. Would Billboard 96th St. New York, N. Y. 10036. Prefer the Pennsylvania, Maryland, 165 W. 46th St. Two sharp countrypolitan person- West Virginia area. No military ob New York, N. Y. 10036 alities needed for WTOD, Toledo. ligatiOns. 3rd phone, endorsed. Con- Should be professionals, good on tact: Billboard. Box 099, 165 W. 46th prod. Contact program director Donn Jerry Bright, 35 years old, former St. New York, N. Y. 10036. ...
17. BB-1969-09-20-OCR-Page-0087.pdf [The 1960's] [1969]
... page 44 creasing number of colleges are LP's but the specialized nature including square dancing and of the business does not lend Of Discounting one suggested the station refer folk dancing as part of physical education curriculum with the result that many dealers can add itself to tape CARtridges or cassettes," he said. The specialized nature of the NEW YORK - A national survey based on 40,000 personal to itself as "Countrypolitan" but the term was refected because "even at that time it had be- dance records as a profitable interviews with retailers shows come trite and overused." dance record field allows for Gerson, a leading air per- sideline, according to Roy Glea- some unusual factors. "For one that 78 percent think the Nixon son, Webster Record Distribut- administration will have no ef ...
... . 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 ...
19. 1981-12-05-Billboard-Page-0028.pdf [The 1980's] [1981]
... 3kw full - time FM) is slowly incorporating and we're bringing in someone to An ABC affiliate, WMFC runs a Gallagher are in the lineup for the Leppard and Blackfoot. The pro- news and information shows into its discuss the effect it will have on the hefty proportion of news and sports. "Laugh Machine" show which de- gram is offered to stations without music mix -a "countrypolitan" area farmers like the increased mar- Kelley estimates that between 6 and buts on 50 stations Monday (30) in a charge. blend of top country and adult con- ket for corn for production of the 8 a.m. only three songs are played, distribution from the Progressive * * * temporary tunes. fuel." with the bulk of programming taken Radio Network. Continental Radio has ...
20. 1983-01-08-Billboard-Page-0004.pdf [The 1980's] [1983]
... the unifying trend Leaves A Rich Amex Cable; and Bob Klingensmith, vice president of Paramount Home is toward buttressing the uniqueness . United Air Lines presents the ageless Ray Charles (Atlantic) , Video, at a reception hosted by Universal Pay TV in Los Angeles. of their products through exclusivity of programming or reproduction Recorded Legacy - on its Command Performance channel and stars Roy Clark ( MCA) on Countrypolitan. Dee - technology. During Winter CES, high -end NEW YORK - Arthur Rubin- stein, who died Dec. 20 in Geneva at jay Mark Edwards chats amiably with Roy as the hits roll by. CobIeWotch specialty labels will reflect that shift through news of new masters re- corded specifically for audiophile age 95, leaves behind a recorded leg- acy of more than 200 album per ...
21. 1988-07-23-Billboard-Page-0009.pdf [The 1980's] [1988]
... The creative situation looked very different artists arose to challenge the corporate hegemo- from the viewpoint of the artists, labels, produc- nine years ago, when the first NMS was held. ny-although in the country field, the failure of ers, and others who benefited from these de- Managing Editor: KEN SCHLAGER Deputy Editor: Iry Lichtman Attended by only a couple of hundred indus- "countrypolitan" records forced the major la- served successes. Senior News Editor: Ken Terry tryites, that wild and woolly trial run focused on bels to move toward "new traditionalism," ex- But the conformity of many new acts carries News Editor: Jean Rosenbluth Technology Editor: Steven Dupler "new" music on the cutting edge of popular emplified by such artists as Ricky Skaggs, Ro ...
22. 1999-11-27-Billboard-Page-0046.pdf [The 1990's] [1999]
... ASCAP/Universal- PolyGram International, ASCAP) HL/WBM Wheat, BMI /Careers -BMG, BMI /Silverkiss, BM)) music's current flat sales situation, 32 BECAUSE YOU LOVE ME (Sony /AN Tree, BMI /Noth- HL/CLM/WBM ing But The Wolf, BMI/Universal -Songs Of PolyGram 51 LITTLE BIRD (Reynsong, BMI /Lucky Lady Bug, COUNTRYPOLITAN: With an album of highly polished pop songs in Encore Entertainment is in a growth International, BMI/Seven Angels, BMI) HL/WBM BMI /Bayou Boy, BMI/Wrensong, BMI/Warner-Tamer- the quasi- country vein of highly commercial sets by fellow crossover mode, buoyed by recent successes on 30 BEER THIRTY (Sony/ATV Tree, BMI/Showbilly, lane ...
23. J2P and P2J Ver 1 [The 1960's] [1967]
... Publications, Inc.; thing strong on the Roy Mon- the first edition of his new tab- Owen Bradley, Decca Records, was named president, and ' tague release of "I Don't Go There Wesley Rose, Acuff -Rose, is vice -president. Frank Jones of Columbia -Fred Rose Music, Inc.; Milene Any More." He's a new artist to loid, "The Countrypolitan." In it Records is secretary- treasurer. Music, Inc.; -Acuff-Rose Artists he features 20 artists, printing watch. current information. It is mailed to Three new membeds of the board of trustees were elected to Corporation and Hickory Rec- Mary Madison, Silver Star art- ords, Inc. disk jockeys, talent buyers and replace Roy Acuff, "Lucky" Moeller and ...
24. 2011-04-30-Billboard-Page-0067.pdf [The 2010's] [2011]
... NOW GRETCHEN PARLATO CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (MUTZ I 9 TURN IT UP 40 3 6 3 2 THE LOST AND FOUND OBLIOSOUND 113 VERDI: MESSA DA REQUIEM CSO RESOUND 90110áT ULTRA NATE DEEP SUGAR /STRICTLY RHYTHM DAVID GARCIA A HIGH SPIES FEAT. SARAH TANCER SOLMATIC 10 E.T. KATY PERRY CAPITOL 39 3 PERFECT STRANGER MAGNETIC MAN FEAT. KATY HOLD IT AGAINST ME B COLUMBIA O 10 2 ANNA WILSON COUNTRYPOLITAN DUETS TRANSFER 5716/MUSIC WORLD CHARLIE HADEN QUARTET WEST A. PAPPANO,IORCHESTRA E CORO DELL' ACCADEMIA_ ROSSINI: STABAT MATER EMI CLASSICS 40529 MARC-ANDRE HANEUNAUNDFUNKSINFONIEGACHESTEA BEGUN 9 BORN THIS WAY 33 21 12 8 8 4 SOPHISTICATED LADIES EMARCY 015347/ DECCA THE ROMANTIC PIANO CONCERTO - 53 HYPERION 67635 BRITNEY SPEARS JIVE /JLG 0 LADY GAGA STREAMLINE /KONLIVE/INTERSCOPE MIRRORS MARCIN WASILEWSKI TRIO VITTORIO GRIGOLO ON THE FLOOR ...
25. 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 ...
... 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 ...
28. 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," ...
29. 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 ( ...
30. 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, ...
31. 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 ...
32. 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. ...
33. 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 ...
34. 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 ...
35. 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 ...
36. 1980-12-27-Billboard-Page-0079.pdf [The 1980's] [1980]
... . But Pavarotti's excel- Scorpions' "Loving You Sunday Morning." by Lennie Tristano and Nesuhi Ertegun. This has to be the tunes that smack of clean air, interesting lyrics and laidback lent handling of the lead tenor role isn't the end to this set's STONEBOLT -New Set Of Changes, RCA AFL13825. Produced best album ever by the late blind composer and pianist. rhythms. MOR, countrypolitan, and a few AOR outlets can be musical virtues, which rise above Rossini's static choral by Walter Stewart, Ray Roper. This five man Canadian band Taped in 1955 and 1961, the four LP sides offer 16 intriguing expected to pick this up, and the boys usually come up with a scenes and 13-grade melodies and make the opera a joy to plays melodic hard rock with plenty of ...
37. 1980-soul-Billboard-Page-0105.pdf [The 1980's] [1980]
... . But Pavarotti's excel- Scorpions' "Loving You Sunday Morning." by Lennie Tristano and Nesuhi Ertegun. This has to be the tunes that smack of clean air, interesting lyrics and laidback lent handling of the lead tenor role isn't the end to this set's STONEBOLT -New Set Of Changes, RCA AFL13825. Produced best album ever by the late blind composer and pianist. rhythms. MOR, countrypolitan, and a few AOR outlets can be musical virtues, which rise above Rossini's static choral by Walter Stewart, Ray Roper. This five man Canadian band Taped in 1955 and 1961, the four LP sides offer 16 intriguing expected to pick this up, and the boys usually come up with a scenes and 13-grade melodies and make the opera a joy to plays melodic hard rock with plenty of ...
... tLy dá GQr3) COVERAGE IN THE BIG MARKET OF THE BIG STATE It's the big, heavy -watt-champion of Country Music . . . KCUL. Serving the dynamic Dallas -Fort Worth market with 50,000 watts of the best in Countrypolitan programming. For a vital market not reached by any other media, you must use KCUL Offices: 661 Seminary South Shopping Center, Fort Worth. Representatives: Jack Masla, New York, Chicago. Cecil Beaver Assoc. Southeast. Harlan Oakes, West Coast. *Pulse Duplication Study available on request. THE WORLD OF COUNTRY MUSIC BILLBOARD November 2, 1963 109 ...
39. 1982-07-17-Billboard-Page-0026.pdf [The 1980's] [1982]
... out even half FM music director says the singer's vocal on the Joni Mitchell tune "warms the as well as WCAU -FM did, we are record up rather nicely." Another new standout, he feels, is "This Dream's On ELTON JOHN Blue Eyes, Geffen 7 -29954 (Warner Bros.) likely to see stations committing the Me" by Gene Watson (MCA) . "We're countrypolitan when it comes to pro- sincerest form of flattery from coast gramming, and we've kind of shied away from Gene in the past. But he's doing PAUL DAVIS to coast .. and probably many of well for us now. The new tune is very tight and really strikes my fancy." Antill Love Or Let Me Be Lonely, Arista 0697 them failing at it. I can ...
40. J2P and P2J Ver 1 [The 1960's] [1967]
... -The San Sebastian Strings - Warner Bros. 4WA-1071 A LATIN HAPPENING -Tony Hatch Warner Bros. I- - 4WA 1673 COLOR MY WORLD /WHO AM Petula Clark Warner Bros. 4WA 1675 THE BIRTH OF A SOUND -The Charlie Warner Bros. - Underwood Glide Band 4WA 1676 THE HIT SOUND OF THE EVERLY BROTHERS Warner Bros. 4WA -1677. THE MEXICALI SINGERS RIDE AGAIN Warner Bros. 4WA -1679 THE COUNTRYPOLITAN SOUND OF Warner Bros. HANK THOMPSON'S BRAZOS VALLEY BOYS 4WA -1680 THE BIG BRASS OF THE AMERICAN PATROL Warner Bros. 4WA-1681. SING ALONG WITH UNCLE DICK'S OLD -TIME Warner Aros. SINGERS 4WÁ.1684 TOGETHERNESS -Allan Sherman Warner Bros. NOT AFFILIATED WITH 4LÁ -5904 THE IKE AND TINA TURNER SHOW (Vol. 2) Loma 400-6228 FACE TO FACE -The Kinks Reprise MUNTZ TV 400.6234 DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS Reprise ...
41. 1983-10-22-Billboard-Page-0013.pdf [The 1980's] [1983]
... label and a budget, but proof of per- Dick Casper Named Fairbanks VP "Video handled properly can break a record in a few days; radio formance like that should generate a decent promotion effort as well." ROLLYE BORNSTEIN can take months. I remember when I By ROLLYE BORNSTEIN Patton and PD Stu Bowers tried a Beach sun for several years at With the sale of Fairbanks' "countrypolitan" format. WDOQ, he's enjoying the same WIBC/WNAP Indianapolis and * * * ocean a bit further north as a princi- KVIL -AM-FM Dallas to Blair com- pal and VP /GM of WVLC/WKPE Marty Greenberg is a man with Cape Cod. If the call letters sound pleted, Dick Casper has been named clout. Not only did the former Belo new, they ...
42. J2P and P2J Ver 1 [The 1960's] [1968]
... it's possible to give Taunton, Mass. and weekend- also program hymns and gospel objectionable in music that we each record, and in 26 minutes (Continued on page 23) ers Ed Moshier and John Urrich. music records. Client Festivities Bow New Format for WHOO More than 250 clients, agency executives, city officials, record company executives, and country music artists showed up to celebrate the new Countrypolitan sound of WHOO, 50,000 -watt station in Orlando, Fla. AI- though the station was a success as a rock n' roll opera- tion, general manager Robert F. Hood felt a country music format offered even greater potential. The Friday party was followed by Saturday night "Shower of Stars" show, first of a series to be held every seven weeks. General manager ...
43. 1996-10-12-Billboard-Page-0085.pdf [The 1990's] [1996]
... " He's oft -renamed Arkestra, Ra's omnivorous Nashville sessions in 1962 and 1963, Newby Warner Bros. 46348 got to have song smarts to cover a classic style embraced free jazz saxes, exotic just before he began to shift to the Fathom /Hearts of Space 11072 Set's title track skillfully spouts bitter like Tom T. Hall's "That's How I Got To percussion, spacy synths, vocal chants, countrypolitan sound. The songs are If there could be a supergroup in the truths blended with hope and positivity Memphis." He's got a big comfortable and hard-driving backbeats. Many classics: Willie Nelson's title track, world of ambient instrumental music, using a steady but simple melody. Veteran voice that rides above the music. His live Raficionados will be surprised to hear Charlie Rich's "Sittin' And ...
44. J2P and P2J Ver 1 [The 1960's] [1969]
... easy listening. "if you search it out and not WPTR. Albany, and George programming to a 24 hours-a- Logo of the station will be Lorenz have launched a new the "Big Country," and the Turpin, who left KFRC: , San rely exclusively on a well - day schedule, according to gen- radio consulting firm called eral manager Clayton H. Brace. "Countrypolitan Sound" will Francisco, Jan. 23, pulls the known artist or melody." L&L : Programmers Inc. Lo- Rick Martel, who had been on 7 also be promoted. Station is early - morning shift and also Turpin relies heavily on al- renz owns WBLK -FM here and using a new jingles package sets up the music programming bum cuts. emphasizing. " ...
45. 2000-11-25-Billboard-Page-0098.pdf [The 2000's] [2000]
... Live about how important the music is to ing bluegrass, gospel, mountain Drum group of the year: Black At The BBC," but bigger than last year's "Yellow Submarine Songtrack," every human being's soul." music, honky -tonk, cowboy, western Lodge Singers. which started with 68,000 units. New ones from Marilyn Manson and the The film began shootingin August swing, and countrypolitan; it also Best blues recording: "Live At Offspring will probably each surpass 100,000 units. and moved to numerous locations, showcases contemporary country Pachyderm Studio 1998," Indigenous including Moab, Utah; Chattanooga, music. (Pachyderm) . LESS SPICY: Its first album debuted at No. 1 in 1997, and with its sec- Term.; Ireland; and Detroit, where ...
46. 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 ...
47. 2002-06-29-Billboard-Page-0064.pdf [The 2000's] [2002]
... - produced by Less and Mem- music: "If people played my record, I'd send em cookies." The new album is highlighted by phis' native genius Jim Dickinson some heart -tugging ballads featur- Of Music And Video Product GOLD ALBUMS (500,000 units) Barry Manilow, The Complete Col- and recorded in a local studio and a couple of Memphis schools in 1979, ing lush countrypolitan string ar- rangements (by Jerry Yester) , which lection, Arista, his 19th. these extraordinary sessions reveal make brilliant settings for De Lisle's Carman, Heart of a Champion, Spar- Floyd as a great musical fusioneer. rich voice (think of Tammy Wynette, row, his ninth. Conflating blues, hillbilly music, Connie Smith, Loretta Lynn, or Steven Curtis Chapman, ...
... - 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 ...
49. 2014-11-03-29-Billboard-Page-0046.pdf [The 2010's] [2014]
... tactic when he betrays some discom- made sense: Sherrill had displayed his hit - fort on the maudlin ballad "After making mojo time and again with George All" and the double-entendre fest Jones, Tammy Wynette and many others. "If I Told You Who It Was." But for Still, the records he was famous for were slick the most part, the force of his "countrypolitan" stuff with masses of backing personality overcomes any mawkishness in it closes the album in stirring fashion. singers and string sections, the antithesis of the arrangements. It seems far more Cash's Not surprisingly, the darker songs provide Cash's more traditional, hardscrabble sound. album than Sherrill's, despite the fact that only many of the high points. The title track gets In the end, Sherrill and ...
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