Top Ten Tuesday: WCOS (1400 AM, Columbia SC), 11/29/77

WCOS is Columbia, South Carolina’s second radio station. They switched to Top 40 in 1958 by playing Sammy Kaye’s rendition of "I Wish I Were In Dixie" before changing formats. They switched away from Top 40 in 1980 and are currently a Fox Sports Radio affiliate. Here is their Top Ten from November 29, 1977.

  1. Carpenters, “Calling All Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft”
  2. Andy Gibb, “(Love Is) Thicker Than Water”
  3. Chicago, “Baby What A Big Surprise”
  4. Bay City Rollers, “The Way I Feel Tonight”
  5. Linda Ronstadt, “It’s So Easy”
  6. Barry Manilow, “Daybreak”
  7. Crystal Gayle, “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue”
  8. Fleetwood Mac, “You Make Loving Fun”
  9. Rita Coolidge, “We’re All Alone”
  10. The Bee Gees, “How Deep Is Your Love”

That’s Top Ten Tuesday for November 29, 2022.

19 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: WCOS (1400 AM, Columbia SC), 11/29/77

  1. This was a great listen but..OMG, I.listen on my little cell phone and I kept hitting the phone where it knocked me out of your blog and i kept going to the beginning…hahahaaa. I got through them though. I always loved Crystal Gayle’s famous hair. Love Linda…


    1. The middle and late ’70’s were another great time for music. There was a lot of diversity, and people could really mix it up. If they were building a playlist, it’d have soul, country, rock, easy listening, even jazz all mixed in there.

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  2. When I saw #10 I thought to myself did the Carpenters do that? I guess being a Canuck the original by Klaatu fills that spot in my tiny brain! Love looking at these!


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