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WUFO am WMCA am WABC am WWRL am WLIB fm WBLS fm KACE fm (Los Angeles) KISS fm Frankie "Hollywood" Crocker (December 18, 1937, Buffalo, New York, USA - October 21, 2000, North Miami Beach, Florida) was a famous New York radio DJ. (Coined "Hollywood" for his keen sense of showmanship and self-marketing tactics.) According to popeducation.org, Crocker began his career in Buffalo at the AM Soul powerhouse WUFO (also the home to future greats Eddie O'Jay, Herb Hamlett, Gary Byrd and Chucky T) before moving to Manhattan, where he first worked for Soul station WWRL and later top-40 WMCA in 1969. He then worked for WBLS-FM as program director, taking that station to the top of the ratings during the late 1970s. He sometimes called himself the "Chief Rocker", and he was as well known for his boastful on-air patter as for his off-air flamboyance. When Studio 54 was at the height of its popularity, Crocker rode in through the front entrance on a white stallion. In the studio, before he left for the day, Crocker would light a candle and invite female listeners to enjoy a candlelight bath with him. He signed off the air each night to the tune "Moody's Mood For Love" by vocalese crooner King Pleasure. Crocker, a native of Buffalo, coined the phrase "urban contemporary" in the 1970s, a label for the eclectic mix of songs that he played. He was the master of ceremonies of shows at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and was one of the first V.J.'s on VH-1, the cable music video channel, in addition to hosting the TV series Solid Gold and NBC's Friday Night Videos. As an actor, Crocker appeared in five films, including Cleopatra Jones, Five on the Black Hand Side, and Darktown Strutters[1]. He is credited with introducing as many as 30 new artists to the mainstream, including Manu Dibango's "Soul Makossa" to American audiences. While both Gary Byrd and Herb Hamlett were influenced by Crocker, it is only Hamlett who always attributes his success to his mentor in Buffalo, Frankie Crocker.

05/26/2020
Aretha Franklin - Day Dreaming

Croc⚜️ker
daydreaming ✨

A track from her album Young, Gifted, Black (1973) - I'm uploading this stuff, cause amazingly it isn't here....but there are 123123312 live versions; people...

05/24/2020
This Side Of Sunshine

This Side Of 🌞
crocker⚜️music

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group This Side Of Sunshine · Roy Ayers Ubiquity Lifeline ℗ 1977 Verve Label Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc....

05/23/2020
Give me--I Level

🗣f r a n k i e ⚜️ c r o c k e r
🎶🎶but now that u’r grown i’m sure u must’ve known that the 🕊and the 🐝’s do the wrong thing in the 🌳’s Sooooo

80's

05/22/2020
The Time - Get It Up

f r i d a y
frankie⚜️favorite
p r i n c e🎶m u s i c
get it up

As you may know, everything - exept the vocals - was recorded and produced by Jamie Starr, an alias of Prince. He was so prolific back then that Warner allow...

05/20/2020
You Sure Love To Ball

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Frankie’s
BubbleBath🛁 🧽🧴Music🍷

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group You Sure Love To Ball · Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On ℗ 1973 UMG Recordings, Inc. Released on: 1973-01-01 Producer...

05/19/2020
Do It, Fluid

Hollywood⚜️Crocker
DoowitFluid

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Do It, Fluid · The Blackbyrds The Blackbyrds ℗ 1974 Fantasy, Inc. Released on: 1996-01-01 Producer: Donald Byrd ...

05/17/2020
Don't Make Me Wait Too Long (feat. Donny Hathaway)

Frankie⚜️Crocker
Flack➰Hathaway🖤
Stevie Wonder Music 🎶

Provided to YouTube by Rhino Atlantic Don't Make Me Wait Too Long (feat. Donny Hathaway) · Roberta Flack · Donny Hathaway Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hatha...

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05/15/2020

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05/15/2020
The Brothers Johnson - Tomorrow (HD)

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Frankie ‘76

Genre:Funk,Soul Year:1976 Album: The Brothers Johnson - Look Out For #1 Produced For – Quincy Jones Productions Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc...

05/13/2020
Cameo - Single Life (UMG)

🐫 H u m p d a y 🐪
Crocker 👑 Music
a subject frankie was very familiar with 😏

"Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, ...

05/13/2020
Cherchez la Femme / Se Si Bon

🗣🗣frankieee (it’s him our idol)
👑
🗣🗣croockeer

Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Cherchez la Femme / Se Si Bon · Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band ℗ 1...

05/12/2020
Africa

m o t h e r l a n d 🔴⚫️🟢 m u s i c
👑
C R O C K E R

Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Africa · Toto Toto IV ℗ 1982 Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment Released on: 1982-04-08...

05/12/2020
Band Of Gold , Freda Payne , 1970 Vinyl

some💔young
frankie 👑 music

# number 3 in the US and hitting # 1 on the UK singles chart and remaining there for six weeks in September 1970, giving Payne her first gold record. Session...

05/09/2020
Ohio Players- Let's Do It (Let's Love)

Who Remembers
The Chief👑Rocker
Playing This One⁉️

This is one of my favorite songs from the legendary Ohio Funk band, The Ohio Players. This came off of their '75 classic album, Honey. I added some pictures ...

05/08/2020
War - Galaxy ♫HQ♫

F r i d a y 👑 F r a n k i e
F a v o r i t e

One of the funkiest tracks ever made, this is War with Galaxy.

05/05/2020
Be My Girl by The Dramatics

every weekday evening
the LoveMan👑Crocker
would run a warm bubble
bath 🛁🧽🧴for all the ladies
whiles playing stuff like this

Be My Girl is 1976 single by The Dramatics ARTIST BIO The Dramatics (formerly The Dynamics) are an American soul music vocal group, formed in Detroit, Michig...

05/04/2020
Minute by Minute (Remastered Version)

cRoCkEr👑MuSiC
minute⏰by🕰minute

Provided to YouTube by Rhino Minute by Minute (Remastered Version) · The Doobie Brothers The Ultimate Collection ℗ 1978 Warner Records Inc. Saxophone: Andrew...

05/02/2020
The Girl From Ipanema

👑
F r a n k i e
🎶🎵YoungTallTanAndLovley
........⬇️⤵️↕️

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group The Girl From Ipanema · Stan Getz · João Gilberto · Astrud Gilberto Getz / Gilberto ℗ A Verve Label Group Releas...

05/02/2020
If Only For One Night

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i f o n l y 4-1-n i g h t🤎

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group If Only For One Night · Brenda Russell Greatest Hits ℗ An A&M Records Release; ℗ 1979 UMG Recordings, Inc. Relea...

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I’ve been trying to get the name of the instrumental jazz song that Frankie played in the background when he was speaking. It started with a trumpet (I believe) in the foreground. Someone told me it was Vaughn Harper, I’m sure it was Frankie. Real mellow and sweet sounding horn, playing a few bars. C’mon Frankie scholars!! Help a Sister out!!🤣🤣🤣. “Bah bah bah bahhhh bahhhh.....bah bah bahhhh bah bahhh bahhhhhh....!🎺🎺🎺
Two of Two Tried to recreate an early 80’s WBLS feel.
I’m a huge Frankie Crocker fan. I put this together a while ago as a tribute mix. One of Two
Do anyone remember the name of the song that Frankie would play when it was time for him to go off the air, it went like this there I go there I go there I go. 
A Beautiful song.
Crime against Disco and DJ history – every disco pioneers should strong protest !! I DO SERIOUS WARN AGAINST crook, swindler luis orellana !! a few USA-crooks name ‘legends of vinyl’ whose do false DJ / disco history - check affair and read more: - below link story discloses, unmasks swindlers - false and fake /total-illegal - "DJ Hall of Fame" http://legends-of-dj.blogspot.com/ Jan 'yahudeejay' Pawul – Bio: http://1952yahudeejay1970.blogspot.com Press: http://disco-yahupawul.blogspot.com My Books: http://books-dj-disco.blogspot.com old polish disco deejay (67), one of the very first disco-DJs (1970) on planet Earth - DJ who serious risked his life to play / popularise USA music when deep communist regime in '70 Poland - HE is strongly and sadistically-cruel persecuted by USA person name luis orellana and his priv.-org. name 'legends of vinyl' !! WHY ?? !! because he discover and criticize all luis orellana crook swindler actions against real and true disco / dj history !!
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