The Ultimate Oldies Show

Series produced by Mike Ficher

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Every record has a story! The records--and the stories about the records and the artists--from the 1950s and 1960s. A journey through music history!

The Ultimate Oldies Show is a thematic two-hour weekly presentation, highlighting the artists, styles, musicians, influences, and trends from the mid-1940's through the early 1970's. Hosted by Mike Ficher, each show features news clips, anecdotes, stories, interviews, labels, chart information and more!


34 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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#1 in UK and US at the same time in rock'n'roll era!

  • Added: Mar 25, 2023
  • Length: 01:56:08
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The Top 30 pop records - March 15, 1958

  • Added: Mar 16, 2023
  • Length: 01:56:31
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Top 30 pop records from 1969

  • Added: Mar 08, 2023
  • Length: 01:55:11
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Top 20 R&B Artists of the 1950s

  • Added: Feb 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:21

  • Added: Feb 15, 2023
  • Length: 01:55:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The Winter Dance Party -- Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper

  • Added: Feb 02, 2023
  • Length: 01:55:28
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Top 30 R&B records from 1959

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jan 27, 2023
  • Length: 01:55:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Covers of other artists songs by Elvis

  • Added: Jan 05, 2023
  • Length: 01:56:37
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One incredible year for Motown!

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Dec 29, 2022
  • Length: 01:56:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Records featuring black in the title!

  • Added: Dec 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:55:01
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All 14 #1 R&B hits and so much more from 1960!

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Dec 07, 2022
  • Length: 01:55:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Top 40 hits twice with one version peaking at #1!

  • Added: Nov 17, 2022
  • Length: 01:55:30
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All the pop #1s and more from 1964!

  • Added: Nov 07, 2022
  • Length: 01:55:40
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The life, times and music of Chuck Berry

  • Added: Sep 14, 2022
  • Length: 01:54:50
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Two versions of same song with one peaking at #2 on the pop charts

  • Added: Sep 07, 2022
  • Length: 01:55:12
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Records that hit Top 10 on at least 3 of the 4 major charts

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Aug 31, 2022
  • Length: 01:55:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Top 30 Pop records from 1968

  • Added: Aug 11, 2022
  • Length: 01:54:47
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Salute to the iconic TV dance show!

  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:55:41
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Songs with at least two different versions peaking in pop top ten

  • Added: Jul 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:54:59
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#1 R&B hits and more from 1955

  • Added: Jul 01, 2022
  • Length: 01:54:18