Vinyl Countdown

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This Sunday’s WJPA Vinyl Countdown turns back the calendar to December 1, 1969 when the Beatles and Creedence Clearwater were battling it out for the number one position.

It was also the week:


  • John Lennon released a song under the name The Plastic Ono Band, which included Eric Clapton on guitar.



  • Led Zeppelin claimed its first top 40 hit.



  • BJ Thomas had the bigget hit of his career with the theme from “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.”



  • A new group from Holland, the Shocking Blue, had its first American hit with “Venus .. “



  • And Pittsburgh’s Jaggerz had the fastest-moving song of the week. 



  • You’ll hear that hit and all of the big hits of December 1, 1969 this Sunday at noon on WJPA.

    The Vinyl Countdown is presented by Canonsburg’s Guitar Gallery and Slovenian Savings and Loan.