Adding another instant classic to their storied rivalry, the United States and Canada played to the bitter end in Wednesday's finale at Pyeongchang. Appropriately, the game went to overtime and then a shootout, where Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the gold medal-clinching goal in the sixth round.
The Turntable begins with The Olympics song "Western Movies" . . Remember Bobby Vinton? He was still popular in the early sixties. Check him out on today's flipSide! . . . Skip is back with great memories of Alaska entitled "Dance of the Halibut Spirit" This is the third installment of a four part series bringing back his early life in Alaska. Don't miss Skip's Corner!
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The Olympics are an American doo-wop group, formed in 1957 by lead singer Walter Ward (August 28, 1940 – December 11, 2006). They recorded "Western Movies" (Demon Records) in the summer of 1958. Co-written by Fred Smith and Cliff Goldsmith, "Western Movies" made it to #8 on the Billboard Hot 100chart. The song reflected the nation's preoccupation with western themed movies and television programs.
"A Teenager's Romance" is a song written by David Gillam and performed by Ricky Nelson. The song reached #2 on the Billboard Top 100 in 1957. The song was ranked #25 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1957. The song's A-side, "I'm Walkin'", reached #4 on the Billboard chart and #10 on the R&B chart.
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"You Send Me" is a song by American singer Sam Cooke, released on September 7, 1957 by Keen Records. Produced by Bumps Blackwell and arranged and conducted by René Hall, the song was the A-side to "Summertime". The song, Cooke's debut single, was a massive commercial success, becoming a number one hit on both Billboard's Rhythm & Blues Records chart and the Billboard Hot 100.
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"Diana" is a song written and made famous by Paul Anka in 1957, recorded in May 1957 at Don Costa studio in New York City. Reportedly inspired by a high school friend of Anka's named Diana Ayoub, The original Paul Anka 1957 recording reached number one on the Billboard "Best Sellers In Stores" chart (although it climbed no higher than number 2 on Billboard′s composite "Top 100" chart) and has reportedly sold over nine million copies.
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