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Vinyl Countdown "Powerline" Surveys
This week:
September 24th, 1962

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This Sunday's WJPA Vinyl Countdown remembers September 24, 1962 when:

The Popeye was the latest dance craze to sweep the nation

The hit parade was dominated by male vocalists - most of them teen idols such Elvis Presley, Neil Sedaka, Brian Hyland, Rick Nelson, Tommy Roe and Johnny Crawford

Jimmy Dean had his seventh hit in less than a year as he rode the continued popularity of "Big Bad John"

The Four Seasons celebrated their first million-seller

The only foreign act on the hit parade was a singer who recorded a hit remake of a Jimmy Dorsey tune

Songs by the Jive Five and Don & Juan couldn't find much traction across the country, but were selling well in Western Pennsylvania

And the number one song that week went on to become a holiday standard.
You'll hear that song, and all of the big hits of September 24, 1962 this Sunday at noon on WJPA



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