The Great Frankie Crockers wbls Group

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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, 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.

Sylvia - Pillow Talk (Extended)

frankie🏹loved alternative renditions 🖤
(((((S y l v i a)))))

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

I Loves You Porgy - Nina Simone

Frankie🏹On Broadway✨
Porgy & Bess Music 🎵

"I loves you Porgy" performed by Nina Simone, on her album "Little girl blue" (1958) "I Loves You Porgy" is an aria from the opera Porgy and Bess with music ...


S p r i n g T i m e🌸
‘ 7 7

Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Dreams · Fleetwood Mac Greatest Hits ℗ 1977 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the U.S. and WEA International Inc. for t...

Donna Summer - Try Me I Know We Can Make It

Studio54 NYC 🎼 🍽 🥂🍾🍷
SaturdayNite 🎶 🌜✨💋👄💃🏽🕺🏽
Spring/Summer Of ‘76

Track From " Love Trilogy " 1976.. :p

Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus


Frankie Smith - Double Dutch Bus Lyrics: Gimme a "ho" if you got your funky bus fare Ho! ho! ho! There's a double dutch bus coming down the street Moving pre...

Carole King - I Feel the Earth Move (Audio)

(🎶 👁 feel the 🌍 move under my 🦶🏼

Music video by Carole King performing I Feel the Earth Move (audio). Originally released 1971. All rights reserved by Epic Records, a division of Sony Music ...

Your Love

( just slightly ahead of his time) Crocker🏹
-Ain’t no bout a doubt it-

Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Your Love · Graham Central Station Ain't No 'Bout-A-Doubt It ℗ 1975 Warner Bros. Records Inc. Writer: Larry Graham ...

jerry butler-just because i reall love you

offers up 2:35 seconds of pure soul🖤
IcemanMusic ❄️

heres a lil gem i dug up form jerry butler -yall know whats up with this track -enjoy

Lulu - To Sir With Love


1964 Shout 1964 Can't Hear You No More 1964 Here Comes the Night 1965 Satisfied 1965 Leave a Little Love 1965 Try to Understand 1965 Tell Me Like It Is 1966 ...

Could Heaven Ever Be Like This

H e a v e n l y 🕊 M u s i c

Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Could Heaven Ever Be Like This · Idris Muhammad Turn This Mutha Out ℗ 1977 Sony Music Entertainment Released ...

The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go [Audio HQ] HD

F r a n k i e C r o c k e r🏹
(he would always play this version)
(🎶..c’mon, let me show u,
let me show u the way 2 go

The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go Source: Album "The Jacksons" Epic 1976 Sony Music is the owner of the audio, not me.

Naked Eyes - Promises, Promises (HQ)

(🎶U Made ME

Never had a doubt In the beginning Never a doubt Trusted too true In the beginning I loved you right through Arm in arm we laughed like kids At all the silly...

Bob Marley - Crazy Baldhead

S p r i n g Of 1 9 7 6

Bob Marley -Crazy baldhead

RUBY & THE ROMANTICS - Our Day Will Come

Frankie🏹 Offers Up
2:33 Seconds Of Pure Bliss🖤

Rhythm & Blues 1963: Our Day Will Come / Moonlight and Music Single 45 RPM - London American Recordings Absolutely no copyright infringement is intended. All...

Steely Dan - Josie

Frankies🏹Music Selecting
Abilities Was So On Point
It Just Became Expected

Album : Aja (1977) -Video Upload powered by


When This Site Was Launched
Several Years Ago One Of Our
Desires Was To Catalog Rare Classics Introduced To Us By FrankieCrocker🏹 But Yet Since Forgotten. THIS IS ONE RIGHT HERE ......enjoy 🖤

Malo full song version

Feel Like Makin' Love


Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group Feel Like Makin' Love · Roberta Flack Feel Like Makin' Love ℗ 1975 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United St...

Zack's Fanfare

introducing the 7th
wonder of the world🌏

Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Zack's Fanfare · MFSB Love Is The Message ℗ 1973 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment Compose...

Funkadelic - Cosmic Slop - 05 - Cosmic Slop

Frankie(it’s him my idol)Crocker🏹
(🎶then the devil 😈 sang .... would u like 2 dance with me
were doing the ............⬇️⬇️⬇️

Aaaaaaaaaah hear my mother call Aaaaaaaaaah hear my mother call I was one of five born to my mother an older sister and three young brothers we seen it hard ...

Otis Redding & Carla Thomas - Tramp

a m radio 📻
(🎶....whatchu call me❓

Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 -- December 10, 1967) was an American soul singer. Often called the "King of Soul", he is renowned for an ability to...

The Brothers Johnson - Tomorrow (HD)

T o m o r r o w 🌗🌓

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...

Minnie Riperton -Back Down Memory Lane

(🎶👁 stumbled on this foto-graf
it kinda made me laugh it took
wayyyyback ⤵️

Minnie Julia Riperton-Rudolph (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979), Known professionally as Minnie Riperton, was an American singer-songwriter best known for h...

Bobby Womack - Daylight

The RulingClass Jamaica Queens (after hours)✨🍻🍷🥂🍾
SaturdayNite 4am........

From the Safety Zone album.

"Searchin' For Another Love" by The Soul Train Gang

Every Now and Then
The Chief🏹 Would Play Us
Something Beautiful but
Not Mention Who We Were
Listening To 😆 here’s one🖤

From their 1975 release titled "Don Cornelius Presents The Soul Train Gang", is The Soul Train Gang with a classic romantic sleeper!

How Deep Is Your Love

spring ‘77

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group How Deep Is Your Love · Bee Gees Greatest ℗ 1977 Barry Gibb, The Estate of Robin Gibb and Yvonne Gibb, under exc...


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