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November 4, 2022 73 mins

            This week – the finale of our epic 3-part series on The ‘60s!  It’s a show chock full of highlights…

  • Van Morrison explains how “Brown Eyed Girl” almost got banned from the radio
  • Neil Sedaka talks about the creation of “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do”
  • Gene Pitney on writing one of the ‘60s biggest hits, touring with the Dick Clark Caravan of Stars and hanging with The Stones
  • Dick Clark talks about the early days of American Bandstand and how the idea of watching “teenagers dance on TV” was a hard sell to the station owners
  • Frankie Valli explains how Clark Gable inspired one of the Four Seasons’ biggest hits
  • The Hollies on how they got their name and their first taste of international fame.
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears talk about playing at Woodstock – and why their performance wasn’t included in the movie
  • Freddy Cannon – on how one of his concerts was interrupted by a bunch of stampeding horses.
  • Connie Francis talks about the moment her life changed forever
  • Tom has a great chat with Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals
  • The legendary Sylvia Tyson explains how the music of “Ian & Sylvia” holds up
  • Carole King talks about the extraordinary gift of her songwriting partner, Jerry Goffin
  • Lulu talks about landing the role (and title song) for “To Sir With Love”
  • Interview clips with Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Shirelles, The Byrds, Procol Harum, The Fifth Dimension, Moody Blues, Del Shannon, The Impressions and Bobby Vee.
  • Plus – how an Aretha Franklin recording session almost devolved into a fistfight.

Famous Lost Words, hosted by Christopher Ward and Tom Jokic, is heard in more than 100 countries worldwide and on radio stations across Canada, including Newstalk 1010 Toronto, CJAD 800 Montreal, 580 CFRA Ottawa, AM 800 CKLW Windsor, Newstalk 1290 London, 610 CKTB St Catharines, CFAX Victoria, AM1150 Kelowna and 91x in Belleville.

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