Top Song 50 Years Ago; #18

Just in time for Halloween is the next song to hit the top of the charts in 1962. Monster Mash was a song written by Bobby Pickett and fellow band member Lenny Capizzi. The song had Bobby doing an impression of Boris Karloff. The listing on the record said that it was by “Bobby (Boris) …

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New TV Shows of Fall 1962 – NBC

NBC in the fall of 1962 started with 3 new westerns.. The stand out was the Virginian because at 90 minutes long it was like a new movie each week. They also had 3 new comedies, none of which would make it to the 1963 fall season. These are new NBC series: (All times Eastern) …

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Top Song 50 Years Ago; #16

The next song to hit the top of the charts in 1962 was “Sheila” by Tommy Roe. After graduating from high school, Tommy got a job soldering wires at General Electric in his native Atlanta. When “Sheila” became a hit, the record company wanted him to do a tour but he refused until they offered …

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