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 / JANUARY 1972:

How did we begin a New Year in the Psychedelic Seventies? With artistic creativity of course. WBBF/Rochester, New York, showed off their artsy style with their "Flower City Hits" in flowing lines. Don McLean's poignant "American Pie" tops the chart, week of January 5, 1972 ...  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.  American Pie

       - Don McLean
2.  Brand New Key
       - Melanie
3.  One Monkey

      
- Honeycone
4.   Teach the World
        - Hillside/Seekers
5.  Clean Up Woman
        - Betty Wright
6.  Day After Day
        - Badfinger
7.  I Know I'm Losing You
        - Rod Stewart
8.  Scorpio
        - Dennis Coffey
9.  Witch Queen
        - Redbone
10. You Are Everything
        - Stylistics



Carole King pictured on her new album cover, graces the back of WBBF's radio chart.