Issue #403 - Cat Simon makes his final appearance on the survey. Under his real name, Bill Todd, he returned to the Los Angeles airwaves in 1979-80 on KMET. He passed away in 2007 after a battle with ALS.
A very good jock. I wish I'd met him during the nearly 20 years we both lived in Phoenix.
Cat Simon. A name I'd forgotten about until now.I love Bette Midler's cover of "Do You Want to Dance." Totally rethinks the song as a sexy ballad.
You can really see some of the songs start to drag on compared to just a few short years ago. Carly Simon in her sixteenth week, Elton John and Hurricane Smith in their fourteenth week.
Ray: It would only get worse...I think Morris Albert's "Feelings" stayed on KHJ for more than 20 weeks (24 maybe?).
Bill was later a respected programmer with ABC's WDAI Chicago. And early in his career, he like yours truly, paid our dues at the legendary WMID Atlantic City.A very, very good man I corresponded with on several occasions after he'd left the biz.
A very very good jock, like the Rabbitt. Some of the PD's just didn't leave anything alone. Catwas a star with very hip content.The problem was the move of Top 40 to so much ballads and pop stuff in 1973. A dreadful year compared to 1972.
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