When WBZ played covers instead of hits

Donna Halper dlh@donnahalper.com
Wed Jun 20 21:55:26 EDT 2007

>Elie wrote--
>"Boston, My Home Town" was a minor regional hit circa early
>or mid-60's for rock'n'roll singer and Lynn, MA native Freddy
>Cannon, better known for national hits "Palisades Park", "Way
>Down Yonder In New Orleans", "Tallahassee Lassie", "Action"
>(theme for the TV show "Where The Action Is"), and many more.

I think that was a different song.  The song by Freddy Cannon ended 
with spelling out Massachusetts in a chant (M A double S A CHU S E 
double T S) -- a lot of kids learned how to spell it thanks to Freddy! 

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