Featured Surveys

Welcome! Let's reminisce and enjoy a few minutes cruisin' down Memory Lane to the tunes of our youth. You're on Blast from Your Past's Featured Radio Surveys page! Enjoy the moment ... again.

Periodically, a cool vintage radio survey - or music chart, Top 40, Top 30, Top whatever - is featured here to coincide with BFYP's "50 Years Ago" trivia. All surveys are from the Blast from Your Past Collection unless noted as radio surveys from other great sites.
  * Artist names and song titles listed as printed on original survey.


Featured Survey / MAY 1972:

With Dr. Don Rose on the cover and Todd Rundgren on the chart inside, the May 15, 1972 WFIL/Philly "Top 30" survey is a winner! And take a gander at the "One Year Ago Today" list of top 5 "Solid Gold" songs for 1971! Cool ...  50 Years Ago this Month ... Enjoy the Moment Again and ... Rock On!

*Top Ten songs are posted here just as they appear on surveys, misspellings and all ...


1.  Oh Girl

       - Chi-Lites
2.  I'll Take You There
       - Staple Singers
3.  Betcha By Golly, Wow

      
- The Stylistics
4.   Diary
        - Bread
5.  Tumbling Vice
        - Rolling Stones
6.  I Didn't Get to Sleep At All
        - 5th Dimension
7.  Daydreaming
        - Aretha Franklin
8. Morning Has Broken
        - Cat Stevens
9.  Rockin' Robin
        - Michael Jackson
10. The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face
        - Roberta Flack

🎵 Monthly Song of Note
#12: Song Sung Blue by Neil Simon

This is your ol' fuddy duddy buddy, Dr. Don Rose! (Cue the cowbell!)