July 3, 2016

“OC Favorites – Top 35,” well, really 37 of the best Rock & Roll and Doo Wop music ever played on the air in just over two hours as selected by the listeners of “MAKING YOUR MEMORIES.”! Rather than list them in reverse order numerically we decided to break them up into “TIERS” or groupings based upon the tally of votes. There were 16 songs in Tier Five, 12 in Tier Four, 5 in Tier 3, 3 in Tier 2 and 1 in Tier 1 for the top honors. Enjoy!


1)        The Wonder of You, Elvis

2)        Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Platters

3)        In The Still of the Night, Dion & the Belmonts (Cole Porter)

4)        Teardrops, Lee Andrews & the Hearts

5)        Lovers Never Say Goodbye, Flamingos

6)        Oh What A Night, Dells

7)        Over the Mountain, Across the Sea, Johnnie & Joe

8)        So Much in Love, Tymes

9)        Band of Gold, Mel Carter

10)    Breaking Up is Hard To Do, Jivin Gene & Jokers

11)    I Ran All the Way Home, Impalas

12)    Maybe, Chantels

13)    Duke of Earl, Gene Chandler

14)    Great Pretender, Platters

15)    Love you So, Ron Holden

16)    Goodnight My Love, Jesse Belvin


17)    Dream Lover, Bobby Darin

18)    I Only Have Eyes For You, Flamingos

19)    This I Swear, Skyliners

20)    Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, Shirelles

21)    Where or When, Dion & Belmonts

22)    Blue Moon, Marcels

23)    Little Star, Elegants

24)    Book of Love, Monotones

25)    There’s a Moon Out Tonight, Capris

26)    I Wonder Why, Dion & Belmonts

27)    To The Aisle, 5 Satins


28)    Summer Place, Percy Faith (instrumental)

29)    Summer Place Letttermen (vocal)

30)    My True Story, Jive 5

31)    You Belong to Me, Duprees

32)    Cryin in the Chapel, Orioles


33)    One Summer Night, Danleers

34)    Little Darlin, Diamonds

35)    Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Frankie Lymon & Teenagers

36)    Earth Angel, Penguins


37)    (I Remember) In The Still of the Night, 5 Satins