Celebrating 50 Year Career of Hitmaker BJ Thomas

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Celebrating the 50 Year Career of BJ Thomas!

GREATGOLD NEWS – One of the most prolific recording artists with a career that spanned from 1966 through 2017 left a huge collection of musical performances when he left this earth in 2021. BJ Thomas passed away May 29, 2021 at the age of 78. He left a huge catalog of recordings that gained millions of sales to fans far and wide, from “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” in 1966, to “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” in 1969, to “Rock and Roll Lullabye” in 1972, to “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” in 1975, and dozens more in-between and after.

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BJ Thomas was blessed with Grammy Awards, Dove Awards, and the Grammy Hall of Fame Award. His albums and singles became classics on rock, pop, and country radio, and many of his works had a following in the world of Christian and gospel radio.

The iconic career of BJ Thomas included 50 hit singles and more than 50 albums. Many of his extensive best hits are included in the GreatGold Classic Hit Oldies library at GreatGold.fm Internet Radio and can be heard in the GreatGold Mix often around the world throughout the day and night.

THE MUSIC HEARD on GreatGold Internet Radio is curated, cataloged, processed into digital for listening on the internet, researched, programed, presented, and announced by Gary W. Morgan.

Before getting involved in internet radio, Gary’s professional career from 1966-2002 included on-air experience as a broadcast radio announcer, personality, music director, program director, commercial continuity director, commercial copywriter, commercial production specialist, news reporter, news director, radio rock show host, on-air interviewer, news anchor, and salesperson. He even managed a broadcast radio station in the 1970s before being editor of a newspaper for several years.

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Since the turn of the century, Gary Morgan has been adapting all of his combined years of work experience and talents on the internet as a webmaster, content provider, editor, website developer-builder, website graphics creator, and manager-producer-music director-voice for GreatGold.fm Internet Radio. The latter is the occupation he likely enjoys the most. The music he plays on GreatGold.fm is music that he has purchased, and listened to his entire life, from the years in his baby crib, through high school dating, marriage, fatherhood, and into the now, his semi-retirement years.

It’s easy to listen to GreatGold through a WiFi connection with the player on our website pages on your cellphone, or desktop pc, laptop, and tablet, or searching for GreatGold on your favorite internet radio mobile music app. Click below to listen now. Make sure you have your speakers on or headphones plugged in, and be sure to turn off the mute. If you wish, you can listen using the “Play In Your WinAmp Software” link on our LISTEN NOW Audio-Player page. Just click or tap on the WinAmp link instead of using the in-browser player. That will connect our stream to the WinAmp player software on your computer. Or, you can listen with your favorite internet radio mobile app. It’s your choice. We’re doing it your way.

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GREATGOLD is GreatGold.fm, ClassicHitOldies.com, GreatGoldHits.com and GreatGoldMusic.com. No matter which you choose, you'll always get GreatGold. We play Classic Hits from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and the best of the 2000s, 2010s, and beyond. Sometimes you'll hear a song in the Rock category, or Pop, Blues, Motown, Disco, Soul, Country Crossover, Soft Rock, male and female singers, boy bands, girl bands, and once in awhile you may hear an outstanding independent or new artist with a Classic Hits Wannabee.

The GreatGold Classic Hits Mix consists of, generally, Top 40 hits from the past, and, occasionally, songs that should have been. We play the Best of More Than 60+ years of The Greatest Music from Life's Soundtrack. The finest of the last half of the 20th Century, mixed in with gems from the 21st Century. No matter which Genre the Songs first fell into, or, which type of radio station first played them, it's a tune we call GREATGOLD, and, part of the History of Rock and Roll.

THE GREATGOLD STREAM is the place to be for 24 hours of blissful listening everyday. We have a healthy serving of delicious songs from the Soundtrack of Your Life. Only the finest survive the wars of GreatGold Hits, and We Always Play The Greats at GreatGold.fm Internet Radio.


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