DECEMBER 2009
WRMN 1410 AM, ELGIN IL
RADIO SHOW: "CD SHOWCASE"


DECEMBER 12 "CD SHOWCASE"


TIDBITS

Showcase Liners:
...The Elgin Jaycees is conducting a membership drive to invite those interested in gaining valuable leadership and project management skills through volunteering in the Elgin area to join them. Check out www.elginjaycees.org.

...The National Monte Carlo Owners Association, celebrating its 25th year, is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and history of the Monte Carlo.

...The RatFinkGarage.com and Becky's Barn in Auburn IL ... off the bricks on Route 66.

...ChevyTalk.org ... online forums for the Chevrolet enthusiast.

...Afton Station in Afton Oklahoma ... where you can see part of historic Route 66 and some awesome Packards.

...The Adult Congenital Heart Association is a non-profit organization which seeks to improve the quality of life and extend the lives of CHD survivors.

...The First Generation Monte Carlo Club, a family-oriented group, is dedicated to the preservation of the 1970, 1971, and 1972 MCs.

...Monte Millennium Generations will host Speedway Knights, May 2010.

...Want an automotive challenge? Try www.autopuzzles.com!

...Carnuts.us ... where car nuts can be fanatical about everything.


Emailed comments about the show:

Wayne, MI, several Monte Carlo groups ... "I am SOOOOOO sorry this isnít streaming for you! I was looking forward to listening to it and supporting you!"

Bob, SC, ValveReplacement.com ... "Cort does a great job hosting this format." (and) "You're playing some great songs."

Dave, IL ... "You sounded good tonight." Dave is part of WRMN's Dave & Dave Show, 6p-7p Wednesdays: http://daveanddave1410.blogspot.com/


PLAYLIST
[Artist ... 'Song Title' ... debut date, weeks on chart, top #, other info]
5p-6p central

THE JUDDS ... born to be blue ... debuted 08/11/90, 21 weeks on the charts, topped at #5
{"Wheels" segue}
T GRAHAM BROWN ... hell & high water ... 9/6/86, 23, #1
KEITH WHITLEY ... i get the picture {"Summer" segue}
CLAY WALKER ... dreaming with my eyes wide open
SUGAR RAY ... someday
LEE ROY PARNELL ... on the road ... 8/21/93, 20, #6
{"Rt 66/airwaves' nostalgic highway" segue}
ROSANNE CASH ... if you ever change your mind ... 4/2/88, 22, #1
{Dave & Dave Nashville trivia/station ID}
TG SHEPPARD/KAREN BROOKS ... faking love ... 11/20/82, 20, #1
MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHY ... carolina in the pines ... 5/25/85, 20, #9 (new version of his 1975 #21 pop hit)
{"Don't Wait On Me/Wrigley Field" segue}
BRYAN ADAMS ... run to you
KT OSLIN ... hey bobby ... 2/11/89, 19, #2
JOE DIFFIE ... so help me girl ... 2/4/95, 20, #2 (2 weeks)
ED BRUCE ... theme from 'Bret Maverick' (with James Gardner) ... requested by Dave of WRMN's Dave & Dave Show
{"Life Is A Highway" segue}
ROD STEWART ... rhythm of my heart

6p-7p central

CONFEDERATE RAILROAD ... when you leave that way you can never go back ... 4/10/93, 20, #14
{"Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes" segue}
JO DEE MESSINA ... bye bye
RICHARD MARX ... hazzard ... requested by my sister, Joy
{"Why Haven't I Heard From You?" segue}
MERLE HAGGARD ... okie from muskogee ... 10/11/69, 16, 4 @ #1 ... CMA Single Of The Year
TRACY LAWRENCE ... my second home ... 9/4/93, 20, #1
TRACE ADKINS ... every light in the house
{"Bring Me To Life" segue}

AMY GRANT ... i will remember you
{Dave & Dave largest group on the Top 40 trivia/station ID}
BLACKHAWK ... goodbye says it all ... 11/20/93, 20, #11
LACY J DALTON ... black coffee ... 3/31/90, 22, #15
{"Broken Arrow" segue}
SHENANDOAH ... 2 dozen roses ... 9/16/89, 26, #1
VINCE GILL ... cinderella ... 5/2/87, 21, #5
{"Don't Wait On Me/Wrigley Field" segue}
ERIC CARMEN ... hungry eyes
MARSHALL TUCKER BAND ... fire on the mountain
{"Summer" segue}
MARIE OSMOND ... paper roses ... 9/8/73, 16, 2 @ #1

7p-8p central

LITTLE TEXAS ... you and forever and me ... 6/20/92, 20, #5
{"Rt 66" segue}
SHANIA TWAIN ... whose bed have your boots been under?
BROOKS & DUNN ... neon moon ... 2/1/92, 20, 2 @ #1
RANDY TRAVIS ... digging up bones ... 8/16/86, 21, #1
{"Life Is A Highway" segue}
TIM MCGRAW ... i like it, i love it
TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS ... don't do me like that
GARY ALLEN ... best i ever had ... pop hit for Vertical Horizon
{"Fill Their Shoes" segue}
MARTINA MCBRIDE ... independence day ... 5/7/94, 20, #12
DIAMOND RIO ... norma jean riley ... 3/8/92, 20, 2 @ #2
HIGHWAY 101 ... somewhere tonight .. 9/26/87, 23, 2 @ #1
EDDIE MONEY ... take me home tonight
CRYSTAL GAYLE ... too many lovers ... 5/23/81, 17, #1
MEL MCDANIEL ... let it roll ... 3/16/85, 21, #6 ... #64 pop hit for Chuck Berry, 1960
PAT BENATAR ... shadows of the night
BJ THOMAS ... new looks from an old lover ... 7/9/83, 21 #1

8p-9p central

WAYLON JENNINGS ... the broken promise land
{"Bring Me To Life" segue}
ANNIE LENNOX ... walking on broken glass
JERRY REED ... down on the corner ... 1/29/83, 15, #13
{"Broken Arrow" segue}
BRYAN WHITE ... sittin' on go ... 3/1/97, 20, #1
LORRIE MORGAN ... good as i was to you ... 1/25/97, 20, #4
JOHN BERRY ... i think about it all the time ... 7/8/95, 20, #4
{"Dive" segue}
BACKSTREET BOYS ... quit playing games
DAVID FRIZZELL/SHELLY WEST ... i just came here to dance ... 7/17/82, 18, #4
{Dave & Dave how many messages trivia/station ID}
CONWAY TWITTY ... i wish i was still in your dreams ... 11/26/88, 23, #4
MARK CHESTNUT ... bubba shot the jukebox ... 6/20/92, 25, #4
{"Why Haven't I Heard From You" segue}
JOHN SCHNEIDER ... it's a short walk from heaven to hell ... 4/20/85, 20, #10
TAYLOR DAYNE ... with every beat of my heart
SKIP EWING ... your memory wins again ... 3/5/88, 18, #17
{"Bring Me To Life" segue}
FLEETWOOD MAC ... don't stop
SOUTHERN PACIFIC ... new shade of blue ... 8/6/88, 24, 2 @ #2

9p-10p central

BAILLIE & THE BOYS ... heart of stone ... 7/1/89, 24, #4
AARON TIPPIN ... workin man's phd ... 6/26/93, 20, #7
TRAVIS TRITT ... i'm gonna be somebody ... 6/16/90, 21, #2
CARLENE CARTER ... come on back ... 10/27/90, 20, #3 ... requested by Dave of WRMN's Dave & Dave show
{"Fill Shoes" segue}
EDDIE RABBITT ... running with the wind ... 4/7/90, 21, #8
{shout out to Bob of VR}
CARRIE UNDERWOOD ... jesus take the wheel
CW MCCALL ... convoy ... 11/29/75, 15, 6 @ #1
DOUG STONE ... a jukebox with a country song ... 11/16/91, 20, 2 @ #1
{"Broken Arrow" segue}
BOB CARLISLE ... getting stronger
FORRESTER SISTERS ... just in case ... 11/2/85, 20, #1
MADONNA ... papa don't preach
HANK WILLIAMS JR ... young country ... 2/20/88, 21, #2


DECEMBER 19 "CD SHOWCASE"


TIDBITS

Trivia: CW McCall's biggest hit, his only #1 song, "Convoy", debuted on the country charts 11/29/75 and remained on the charts for 15 weeks ... holding the #1 spot 6 of those weeks. McCall's only other Top 10 hit was 1977's "Roses For Mama". The cities referenced in "Convoy" are...
...Shaky-Town = Los Angeles CA
...Flag-Town = Flagstaff AZ
...Tulsa-Town = Tulsa OK
...Chi-Town = Chicago IL
...Jersey Shore = Atlantic City NJ

Emailed comments about the show:

John, Elgin IL Jaycees ... "I've been listening to your CD Showcase since 5 pm. I really like your selection of songs so far, I love those old dusty songs from the 80's that remind me of those long drives to grandmas house on family vacations. I'm going to spread the word about your program."

Becky and Rick, RatFinkGarage.com / Becky's Barn ... off the bricks on Route 66 ... "You're coming in loud 'n clear in snowy central Illinois!"

Angela, St Louis MO ... "I was just going to email you and tell you to play Gordon Lightfoot."

John H, NMCOA, Pennsylvania ... "Great job........got you tuned in here in Greensburg!"

Dave (twomanymontes), New York ... "It's not what I listen to, but Hey thatís what friends do...Support other friends! Sounding pretty good tonight."

Ryan (skylark65, MCF), Bushkill PA ... "You have a very good playlist lined up."

Chris (monte carlo 3831, MCF), Pittsburgh PA ... "Wayne, chris and todd listening tonight, that was cool!!"

Todd (teacher, MCF), Prineville OR ... "Hey buddy I love the song Convoy."

Lou Ann Q, IL ... "Loved your radio program--you have a great voice."


PLAYLIST

5p-6p central

EMMY LOU HARRIS ... 2 more bottles of wine ... debuted 04/15/78, spent 14 weeks on the charts, topped at #1
{"Bring To Life" segue}
TOBY KEITH ... wish i didn't know now ... 03/19/94, 20, #2
NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND ... dance little jean ... 10/01/83, 23, #9
{"Why Haven't I Heard From You?" segue}
EDDY RAVEN ... right hand man ... 11/15/86, 24, #3
COLLIN RAYE ... that's my story ... 12/11/93, 20, #6
{"Broken Arrow" segue}
EXILE ... nobody's talking ... 04/14/90, 21, #2
BILLY DEAN ... somewhere in my broken heart ... 05/11/91, 20, #3
{"Summer" segue}
JOURNEY ... wheel in the sky
{Dave & Dave ID/messages}
SUZY BOGGUSS ... letting go ... 08/15/92, 20, #6
MICHAEL JOHNSON ... it's only over for you
{"Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes" segue}
MICKEY GILLEY ... you don't know me ... 07/04/81, 16, #1 ... #2 pop hit for Ray Charles, 1962
GORDEN LIGHTFOOT ... 06/01/74 ... 06/01/74, 15, #13 ... pop charts #1
{"Life Is A Highway" segue}
STATLER BROTHERS ... you'll be back ... 03/13/82, 18, #3
TY HERNDON ... living in a moment ... 06/29/96 ... 20, #1

6p-7p central

OAK RIDGE BOYS ... thank god for kids ... 11/20/82, 16, #3
SAWYER BROWN ... race is on ... 09/02/84, 26, #5 ... friends of the MIdPoint Cafe, Route 66
{"Dive In" segue}
HOLLY DUNN ... love someone like me ... 05/02/87, 24, 2 weeks @ #2
LARRY GATLIN ... all the gold in california ... 08/25/79, 20, 2 weeks @ #1
{"Don't Wait On Me" segue}
WYNONNA ... no one else on earth ... 08/15/92, 20, 4 weeks @ #1
RESTLESS HEART ... i want everyone to cry ... 06/01/85, 18, #10 ... group's first top 10
{"Why Haven't I Heard From You" segue}
VAN HALEN ... jump ... theme for Cubs TV, WGN, 1984 season ... same season for the Ryne Sandberg Game, June 23, 1984
{Dave & Dave ID/nashville's top business is healthcare}
ANNE MURRAY ... daydream believer ... 01/05/80, 14, #3 ... #1 pop hit for The Monkeys, 1967
DAN SEALS ... everything that glitters ... 04/05/86, 23, #1
{"Summer" segue}
JOHNNY DUNCAN ... stranger ... 03/27/76, 20, #4
GEORGE STRAIT ... ace in the hole ... 08/12/89, 21, #1
{"Route 66" segue}
STEVE WARINER ... by now ... 04/11/81, 18, #6
ELTON JOHN ... rocket man ... theme for ABC's "Life On Mars", 2008
{"Fill Shoes" segue}
ROGER MILLER ... dang me ... 06/06/64, 25, 6 weeks @ #1

7p-8p central

BARBARA MANDRELL ... wish you were here ... 09/05/81, 16, #2
{"Life Is A Highway" segue}
EARL THOMAS CONLEY ... your love's on the line ... 05/14/83, 19, #1
RAY STEVENS ... would jesus where a rolex? ... 1987
{"Don't Wait" segue}
THE BELLAMY BROTHERS ... feelin' the feelin' ... 02/08/86, 20, #2
CHARLEY PRIDE ... missing you ... 11/03/79, 15, #2
{"Dive In" segue}
EAGLES ... heartache tonight
JANIE FRICKE ... he's a heartache ... 05/21/83, 20, #1 ... Fricke is a native if S Whitley IN
JOHNNY CASH ... orange blossom special ... 02/20/65, 16, #3
{Dave & Dave ID/top 40 tabernacle choir}
RONNIE MCDOWELL ... personally ... 01/29/83, 19, #10
JOHN ANDERSON ... black sheep ... 09/24/83, 21, #1
{"Broken Arrow" segue}
REO SPEEDWAGON ... take it on the run
GLEN CAMPBELL ... the hand that rocks the cradle ... 05/30/87, 28, #6
{"Bring To Life" segue}
TANYA TUCKER ... san antonio stroll ... 08/23/75, 15, #1
JOHNNY LEE ... prisoner of hope ... 05/30/81, 16, #3
{"Why Haven't I" segue}
HEART ... alone
RONNIE MILSAP ... it was almost like a song ... 05/28/77, 18, 3 weeks @ #1

8p-9p central

{spoken ID and "Bring To Life" segue}
JUICE NEWTON ... heart of the night ... 1982
LEE GREENWOOD ... touch and go crazy ... 12/26/87, 22, #5
{"Wheels" segue}
REBA MCENTIRE ... for my broken heart ... 05/12/91, 20, #2
BARENAKED LADIES ... it's all been done
{"Summer" segue}
DOTTIE WEST ... are you happy baby? ... 12/13/80, 16, #1
KENNY ROGERS ... blaze of glory ... 11/14/81, 16, #9
{"Life Is A Highway" segue}
BRANDON HEATH ... i'm not who i was
DOLLY PARTON ... tie our love ... 05/03/86, 15, #17
{"Route 66" segue}
GARY MORRIS ... between 2 fires ... 04/07/84, 18, #7
SYLVIA ... drifter ... 01/17/81, 14, #1 ... her first #1 hit
{"Dive In" segue}
FASTBALL ... out of my head
GEORGE JONES ... white lightning ... 03/09/59, 22, 5 weeks @ #1
{"Fill Shoes" segue}
MARY-CHAPIN CARPENTER ... the bug ... 08/21/93, 20, #16
ALABAMA ... old flame ... 02/14/81, 14, #1
{"Broken Arrow" segue}
ROXETTE ... the look
PAM TILLIS ... in between dances ... 06/03/95, 20, #3

9p-10p central

{spoken ID and "Don't Wait" segue}
JOHN CONLEE ... rose colored glasses ... 05/27/78, 20, #5 ... his 1st single and 1st top 10
PATTY LOVELESS ... how can i help you say goodbye? ... 03/19/94, 20, #3 ... dedicated to Christina (AZ) of ValveReplacement.com, who died 12/13/09, and Bob Waldmire (central IL), a Route 66 icon/legend, who died 12/16/09
THE ROAD CREW/songs from the mother road ... we're going west
{Dave & Dave ID/message}
CHARLEY MCCLAIN ... sleeping with the radio on ... 08/22/81, 16, #4
CW MCCALL ... convoy ... TRIVIA SONG ... 11/29/75, 15, 6 weeks @ #1
MOE BANDY/JOE STAMPLY ... holding the bag ... 11/17/79, 14, #7
{Dave & Dave ID/top 40 tabernacle choir}
CHER ... love and understanding
DAVE & SUGAR ... the queen of the silver dollar ... 11/15/75, 17, #25
{Dave & Dave ID/nashville top industry, healthcare}
CHICAGO ... hard habit to break
DON WILLIAMS ... some broken hearts never mend ... 03/12/77, 16, #1
MICHAEL BOLTON ... when i'm back on my feet again
BRAD PAISLEY ... american saturday night
KATHY MATTEA ... train of memories ... 05/23/87, 20, #6


DECEMBER 24 "CD SHOWCASE...Holiday Edition!"

TIDBITS

Emailed comments about the show:

Joey R (Chevy_Crazy), ChevyTalk ... "Listening live to your show in Newfoundland."

John Felton, Elgin IL Jaycees ... "I'm tuned in again and enjoying your show up here in Wisconsin."

Mrs. Glaser ... "This is your former Washington [elementary] School teacher. It's great to hear your voice."

Dennis (taught by my grandfather, Virgil Weimer), Edmond OK ... "Way to go Cort; thought I would drop in and say hello from me and all your friends along Route 66.... ... I liked your 'small world' vignette."

Charlotte (cousin), Alexandria VA ... "It's good to hear your voice on the Internet. Thanks for the holiday music."

Kay & Dennis C, NMCOA ... "We are really enjoying the music."

Dawn, IL ... "Good Job Cort, I enjoyed listening!"

Ann, McHenry IL ... "Playing some good songs........a good mix!"

Lorraine, IL, ValveReplacement ... "You sound so good on radio! Glad I got to hear you again."

Mary, MO, ValveReplacement ... "I only caught the last hour and a half, but it was another great broadcast."

Scott B, Shelby Township MI ... "Lovin' the mix! Sorry I missed the previous shows. You've been great today, as has the set list."

Dave (twomanymontes), NY ... "I was just watching the Muppets Christmas Carol last night! This is great! Now we just need to figure out how to get you a full time gig!"

Bill, RacingOne ... "You sound great, keep up the great work!!! Thanks for the show cort, nothing better to do on Christmas Eve then to listen to some great Christmas music while getting ready for Christmas!!!"

Steve D, MO ... "Good show."


Shout outs also to:
Jen M, PA (cousin!)
Dan K, S Elgin IL
Randy W, Shelbina MO (several MC groups)
Derek & Janie A, Decatur IL (several MC groups)
JMD, Phoenix AZ (several MC groups)
Chris, Pittsburgh PA (MCF)
Wayne R, MI (MCF)

PLAYLIST

noon-1p central

STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN ... dive
{"summer and other seasons" segue}
STEVE WARINER ... noel, noel ... Wariner is a Noblesville IN native & was the bassist for Dottie West, 1971-1974
HARRY BELAFONTE ... mary's boy child
LOUIS MANDRELL ... i've got what you want for christmas ... TX native & Barbara Mandrell's sister
ROBERT DOWNY JR ... river (from TV series "Ally McBeal")
{"bring to life" segue}
RONNIE MILSAP ... it's christmas ... Robbinsville NC native & 1977 CMA Entertainer of the Year
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ... deck the halls
{"rt 66" segue}
DOLLY PARTON ... winter wonderland/sleigh ride ... TN native & 1978 CMA Entertainer of the Year
JOHN DENVER & THE MUPPETS ... 12 days of christmas
{"life is a highway" segue}
THE COMMODORES ... do you hear what I hear?
BURL IVES ... rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
{"don't wait" segue}
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN ... silver bells ... 1974 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year
NAT KING COLE ... the christmas song
RAZZY BAILEY ... peace on earth ... Five Points AL native
ELVIS PRESLEY ... blue christmas
{wrmn wake-up call ID / "broken arrow" segue}

1p-2p central

JERRY REED ... christmas time's a coming ... Atlanta GA native
JANE KRAKOWSKI ... i saw mommy kissing santa claus (from TV series "Ally McBeal")
{"dive in" segue}
THE JUDDS ... light of the stable ... due from Ashland KY
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ... carol of the bells
{"why haven't i heard from you" segue}
ED BRUCE ... christmas started with a child ... Keiser AR native & played on TV's "Bret Maverick"
JOHN DENVER & THE MUPPETS ... little saint nick
{"wheels" segue}
JUICE NEWTON ... christmas needs love to be christmas ... NJ native
BURL IVES ... holly jolly christmas
{"summer" segue}
VINCE GILL ... it came upon a midnight clear ... Norman OK native & 1993, 1994 CMA Entertainer of the Year
{"Dave & Dave" ID/messages trivia}
BING CROSBY ... let it snow let it snow [requested by Dennis, Edmond OK]
{"rt 66" segue}
WILLIE NELSON ... pretty paper ... Fort Worth TX native
THE CHIPMUNKS ... the chipmunk song
{"don't wait" segue}
SYLVIA ... reflections ... Kokomo IN native
CALISTA FLOCKHART ... santa baby (from the TV series "Ally McBeal")
{"who's going to fill their shoes" segue}
DEBORAH ALLEN ... rocking little christmas ... Memphis TN native
JOHN DENVER & THE MUPPETS ... we wish you a merry christmas
{"life is a highway" segue}
ALABAMA ... christmas in dixie ... 1982, 1983 & 1984 CMA Entertainer of the Year
HARRY SIMEONE CHORALE ... the little drummer boy (1958)
{"William Christopher" (M*A*S*H) wrmn ID / "dive in" segue}

2p-3p central

DOLLY PARTON ... hard candy christmas ... debuted on the country charts 11/06/82, spent 17 weeks on the charts, topped at #8 [requested by Dawn]
EDDY RAVEN ... santa claus is coming for christmas, why can't you? ... Lafayette LA native
{"bring to life" segue}
KIM CARNES ... run run rudolph ... Los Angeles CA native
FRANK SINATRA ... white christmas
{"why haven't i" segue}
JIMMY DURANTE ... frosty the snowman
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN & VINCE GILL ... away in a manger
{"broken arrow" segue}
WAYLON JENNINGS & JESSI COLTER ... silent night, holy night ... Jennings is a Littlefield TX native & the narrator on TV's "Dukes of Hazzard"; Colter is Jennings' wife & a Phoenix AZ native
JOHN DENVER & THE MUPPETS ... the christmas wish
{"Dave & Dave" ID / largest group on the Top 40 is the Tabernacle Choir}
LEON EVERETTE ... everytime i hear blue christmas i get the christmas blues ... Aiken SC native
ELMO N PATSY ... grandma got run over by a reindeer
{"don't wait" segue}
VONDA SHEPARD ... please come home for christmas (from the TV series "Ally McBeal")
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ... we 3 kings
{"bring to life" segue}
THE JUDDS ... who is the babe?
JOSE FELICIANO ... greensleeves
{"summer" segue}
BURL IVES ... silver & gold
CHARLEY PRIDE ... santa & the kids ... Sledge MS native & 1971 CMA Entertainer of the Year
{"wheels" segue}
BARRY GORDON ... nuttin' for Christmas (1955)

3p-4p central

{spoken WRMN ID / "dive" segue}
JOHN DENVER & THE MUPPETS ... medley: alfie, the christmas tree / carol for a christmas tree / it's in every one of us
{"rt 66" segue}
LOUISE MANDRELL & RC BANNON ... christmas is just a song for us this year ... 12/11/82, 7, #35
BOBBY HELMS ... jingle bell rock (1957)
{"life is a highway" segue}
VINCE GUARALDI TRIO ... linus & lucy
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ... o christmas tree
{"why haven't i" segue}
KEITH WHITLEY ... a christmas letter ... Sandy Hook KY native, married Lorrie Morgan in 1986, & died 05/09/89 of alcohol abuse
BRENDA LEE ... rocking around the christmas tree (1960) ... Lithonia GA native, known as "little miss dynamite", & inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame in 1997
{"who's going to fill their shoes" segue}
JOHN DENVER & THE MUPPETS ... when the river meets the sea
{"broken arrow" segue}
THE MCCARTERS ... a baby just like you
{"Dave & Dave" legal ID / Nashville's #1 industry trivia}
TANYA TUCKER ... what child is this? ... Seminole TX native & 1991 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year
CHORUS ... the most wonderful day of the year
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ... the first noel
{"summer" segue}
ELVIS PRESLEY ... silver bells
JIM ED BROWN & HELEN CORNELIUS ... fall softly snow ... Brown & Cornelius are the 1977 CMA Vocal Duo of the Year
{"bring to life" and "fill their shoes" segues}
JOHN DENVER & THE MUPPETS ... the peace carol
NICOLETTE LARSON ... christmas is a time for giving ... Helena MT native
{"life is a highway" and "wheels" and "rt 66" segues}
FRED ASTAIRE ... santa claus is coming to town
VONDA SHEPARD ... what are you doing new year's eve?