Wednesday, April 12, 2017

April 12th

Earning bullets along their way up the chart this week are "I Found A Love" by Wilson Pickett (up 15 places from #56 to #41), "My Back Pages" by The Byrds (also up 15 places, from #58 to #43), "Friday On My Mind" by The Easybeats (up twelve from #57 to #45), "I Got Rhythm" by The Happenings (which climbs 14 places from #71 to #57), "When I Was Young" by Eric Burdon and the Animals (up to #58 from #75), "Casino Royale" by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, up 22 places from #85 to #63, "Here Comes My Baby" by The Tremeloes, up thirty spots from #95 to #65 and "Somebody To Love" by The Jefferson Airplane and "Yellow Balloon" by The Yellow Balloon, which move up 17 places and 18 places respectively, from #81 to #64 and #84 to #66. 

Hall of Fame Football Legend Jim Brown makes his acting debut this evening on the hit television series "I Spy" starring Bill Cosby and Robert Culp.

The Chicago White Sox open their 1967 season in Boston today, losing to The Red Sox by a final score of 5-4.    

Their Opening Day Line-Up consisted of:
Walt Williams - LF
Don Buford - 3B
Tommie Agee - CF
Pete Ward - 1B
Ken Berry - RF
Jerry McNertney - C
Ron Hansen - SS
Jerry Adair - 2B
John Buzhardt - P
Other Notable Names on the Roster this year: Joel Horlen - P; Tommy John - P; Bob Locker - P; Don McMahon - P; Gary Peters - P; and a pair of knuckleball pitchers, Hoyt Wilhelm - P; Wilbur Wood - P; JC Martin - C; Sandy Alomar - 2B; Tommy McGraw - 1B; Al Weiss - SS; Rocky Colavito - OF; Smokey Burgess - PH; Moose Skowron - 1B and Eddie Stankey - MGR