Ron’s Golden Oldies – Featuring – Artists We Lost in 2022

On Ron’s Golden Oldies this week…

This week featuring RnR Singers Lost in 2022 on the program this Thursday 12th January, noon -4pm on Sydney’s FM99.3 …streaming on Northside Radio, Sydney’s leading Community Radio Station.



Jerry Allison—22 Aug—Drummer and founding member of the Crickets, Buddy Holly’s backing band on his earliest hits

Olivia Newton John –  8 Aug  – Australian and singer and movie star from early 1960

Judith Durham— 5 Aug –Lead singer of Australian folk-rock group the Seekers

Frankie Davidson – 22 Jul – Australian Singer and performer since mid 1950s 

Glenn Wheatley – 1 Feb – RnR  Guitarist  and professional manager since 1960s

Charlie Gracie—16 Dec—Early rocker who had a number one hit with “Butterfly”

Ronnie Hawkins—29 May —Rockabilly singer who gave The Band their start

Fred Johnson—31 Mar —Bass singer on the Marcels’ “Blue Moon”

Jerry Lee Lewis—28 Oct —”The Killer,” one of the undisputed pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll. Last of the first class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to pass

Sandy Nelson—14 Feb —Hitmaking drummer (“Teen Beat”)

Fred Parris—13 Jan —Lead singer with the Five Satins (“In the Still of the Night”)

Bobby Rydell—5 Apr- Pop star and actor in the late ’50s and early ’60s, considered a teen idol

Ronnie Spector—12 Jan —Lead singer of the Ronettes (“Be My Baby”)

Don Wilson—22 Jan —Co-founding rhythm guitarist of best-selling instrumental group the Ventures (“Walk Don’t Run”)

Dwayne Hickman—1/9—Actor who starred in the 1960s sitcom The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

Ron will play some of these legends music and talk about their lives during the show along with many more of the early pioneers. 

Tune in, (or stream via this Thursday, noon to 4pm right here on Northside Radio text your jukebox requests to Ron on 0418 246812

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