Every Friday I post the Top 5 of one of my classic hit music charts based on personal preference and influenced by radio airplay from either 15, 25, 30, or 35 years ago this weekend (rotating each week).
It’s the 1ST Friday of the month, so I go back 15 years ago. Here it is – for the week ending Sunday June 03RD 2007:
- “After The World” – Disciple
- “Awakening” – Switchfoot
- “Cross The Line” – Ruth
- “Say Your Prayers” – The Wedding
- “Fiends” – Chasing Victory
9 months into my salvation in Christ – and I was heavily into the newfound Christian rock scene via The Call – a local indie radio station at the time here in Miami-Dade County Florida. Ruth – fronted by Dustin Ruth – was one of the calmer bands on the radio at the time. They were light rock with a cool Pacific coast sound. Their album at the time – “Secondhand Dreaming” – yielded their debut smash “Cross The Line”. It was the first of 4 consecutive Top 3 hit songs on my chart. All 4 of their hits are still in active rotation on my iPod Shuffles that play at my desk at my workplace. They actually have a combined number of plays approaching 4,000 !
Next #RetroFriday I’ll go back 25 years ago to June 1997. It’s when a San Francisco California-based band entered my chart for the very first time. They would quickly become one of the hottest rock bands at pop radio with a short string of hits during the remainder of the 20TH Century.
It’s halftime my friends. I’ll be back on Sunday and Monday with 2 more blog posts for this weekend. Enjoy your Saturday. Thanks for going retro with me !
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