American Top 40 Flashback EXTRA: December 15, 1990

  The full program! – https://www.mixcloud.com/AircheXX/caseys-top-40-with-casey-kasem-from-december-15-1990/ The full chart – https://weeklytop40.wordpress.com/1990-all-charts/ (Sadly, this chart does not have its own dedicated page; I’m not sure if they’re trying to hide it, or what. You can find it by scrolling down) Note: I’m … Continue reading American Top 40 Flashback EXTRA: December 15, 1990

American Top 40 Flashback: December 11, 1976

The full chart: https://weeklytop40.wordpress.com/1976/12/11/us-top-40-singles-week-ending-11th-december-1976/ How’s the chart as a whole? 1976 was a blockbuster year on the pop charts, with a twist– there’s an almost even split between the sublime and the wretched. For every groundbreaking and influential “Bohemian Rhapsody,” … Continue reading American Top 40 Flashback: December 11, 1976

American Top 40 Flashback: December 9, 1972

The full chart: https://weeklytop40.wordpress.com/1972/12/09/us-top-40-singles-week-ending-9th-december-1972/ How’s the chart as a whole? Arriving just after Nixon’s reelection, this is by far the most politically conscious pop chart I’ve reviewed, covering a wide range of social concerns. Even when the political content is … Continue reading American Top 40 Flashback: December 9, 1972

American Top 40 Flashback: December 8, 1979

The full chart from December 8, 1979: https://weeklytop40.wordpress.com/1979/12/08/us-top-40-singles-for-the-week-ending-december-8-1979/ All the Casey Kasem segments from this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suqnl4DymtQ How’s the chart as a whole? Decades are arbitrary markers of time, but there does seem to be a changing of the guard … Continue reading American Top 40 Flashback: December 8, 1979

American Top 40 Flashback: November 26, 1977

The full chart from November 26, 1977: https://weeklytop40.wordpress.com/1977/11/26/us-top-40-singles-week-ending-26th-november-1977/ All the Casey Kasem segments from this episode (no songs): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL0whbAVpqk How’s the chart as a whole? In its component parts– soft ballads, disco, and what we now call classic rock– it’s not much … Continue reading American Top 40 Flashback: November 26, 1977