WPON-AM 1460 - Insane World Of Mike Sain - Morning, Afternoon And Evening - March 24, 2004

The "Insane World Of Mike Sain" airs every Wednesday at 9:00 AM Eastern Time on WPON-AM 1460 Detroit both on the air and on the Internet. This morning's show featured songs with a morning, afternoon, or evening theme.


  • Although Bobby Sherman's "Early In The Morning" peaked at only #113 in 1973, it was a Hot 100 chart hit for both the Tokens and Gene Pitney in 1970 as "She Lets Her Hair Down (Early In The Morning)," the tune of which originated from a TV jingle for a shampoo. "She Lets Her Hair Down (Early In The Morning)" was also performed by Don Young in 1969, peaking at only #104.
  • Bob Seger was born in Dearborn, MI and raised in Detroit. "Brand New Morning" was on the 1971 Bob Seger album "Brand New Morning" (Capitol ST-731), all selections of which were written and arranged entirely by Seger.
  • The gospel-influenced "Delta Dawn" was a chart topper for Australian-born singer Helen Reddy in 1973 and was also country singer Tanya Tucker's Pop/Rock chart debut song in 1972.
  • "Evening Gown" by the classically-influenced rock group, the Left Banke, was included on their 1967 album "Walk away Renee/Pretty Ballerina" (Smash MGS-27088). The Left Banke had the distinction of being singled out by the late conductor Leonard Bernstein as "the perfect example of what rock music could be."
  • "Mamie In The Afternoon" as performed by Bobby Lewis (#110/1962) was from the Broadway musical "A Family Affair."
  • The Monkee's psychedelic "Early Morning Blues And Greens," which features Davy Jones as lead vocalist, was on the 1967 album "The Monkees' Headquarters" (Colgems COS-103). "Early Morning Blues And Greens" is included on the CD Headquarters.

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