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 theme was towns.
- Big-Town Boy - Shirley Matthews & The Big Town Girls - 1964
- Magic Town - The Vogues - 1966
- Poor Side Of Town - Johnny Rivers - 1966
- Town Without Pity - Gene Pitney - 1962
- When I Fall In Love - The Lettermen - 1962
- Downtown - Petula Clark - 1965
- Little Town Flirt - Del Shannon - 1963
- New York's A Lonely Town - The Trade Winds - 1965
- Boston "My Home Town" - Freddy Cannon - 1960
- Uptown - The Crystals - 1962
- Lonesome Town - Ricky Nelson - 1958
- Old Spanish Town - The Bell Notes - 1959
- It's A Lonely Town - Gene McDaniels - 1963
- Everybody's Out Of Town - B.J. Thomas - 1970
- Beginning her singing career in church and school, Canadian-born Shirley Matthews' first single, "Big-Town Boy," was a big hit in Canada in 1964 but peaked at only #104 in the US. "Big Town Boy" and other songs by Shirley Matthews are included on the CD Where The Girls Are, Vol. 4.
- "Poor Side Of Town" topped the charts for Johnny Rivers in 1966 and was also a chart hit for Al Wilson in 1969.
- "When I Fall In Love" by the Lettermen was previous a hit for Etta James (1961) and was later a hit for Donny Osmond (1973), Natalie Cole (1988), and Celine Dion & Clive Griffin (1993).
- "Downtown" topped the charts for Petula Clark in 1965 and was later a hit for Dolly Parton (1984). Both Allan Sherman (1965, as "Crazy Downtown") and Mrs. Miller (1966) did parodies of this song.
- "Boston 'My Home Town'" by Lynn, Massachusetts-born rocker Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon was the B-side song of the 1960 hit "Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy."
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