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"When Beatlemania came, I thought that I was in a bad dream that was never going to end." - Jimmy Clanton


This Week's Featured Artist


Johnny Rivers,
who topped the Billboard Hot 100 with
"Poor Side Of Town" this week in 1966.


Did You Know?

It was famed disc jockey Alan Free that suggested
John Ramistella use a shorter last name.
Based on his bayou roots, he came up with Johnny Rivers.




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How high did it climb on the charts and in what year?
You can find out in our Who Sang That Hit? Section
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