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Cheap Trick To Tour With Rod Stewart

"I Want You To Want Me...If You Think I'm Sexy." Just think of the incredible song mash-ups that this combo could bring us! Rod Stewart is going out on tour with Cheap Trick this summer, starting in Ohio in July and winding up in Cheap Trick's home state of Illinois September 5th with a show at the...
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World's Worst iPod: Wonderful Christmastime

Are you simply having a wonderful Christmastime? Is anyone? In 1979, Paul McCartney went into a studio and created the song "Wonderful Christmastime" and now every Christmas season, it's back. It's definitely wonderful for Sir Paul, as he collects between 300 and 400-thousand dollars in royalties...
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World's Worst iPod: At This Moment

There was so much love in the air this morning, as we debated the merits of the song "At This Moment" by Billy Vera and the Beaters. The song was recorded and released in 1981 but went nowhere. Fast forward to 1986, when it was used in a heartfelt, deeply emotional, very special episode of the...
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Willie Nelson Says He's Done Smoking Weed

Willie Nelson has his own brand of weed, wrote a song and memoir called "Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die," and has been arrested more than once for pot possession. But he says he's given up smoking it. Say what? The 86-year old tells Houston TV station KSAT that he's abused his lungs quite a bit...
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World's Worst iPod: I Love the Nightlife

You may love the night life. You may love to boogie. But do you love the 1978 hit from Alicia Bridges, "I Love the Nightlife" (Disco Round)? The song was a huge dance hit, and also made it to #2 on the pop charts. Jonathan loved the song, but for Kitty, it brought back too many bad memories of...
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5 Things You Didn't Know About Alice's Restaurant

It's a Thanksgiving tradition--you have to listen to Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant at least once on Thanksgiving Day. We'll be playing it on Thanksgiving Day at noon and 6pm so tune in! Here are some things you may not know about the song. 1. Topping out at more than 18 minutes, the song as WAY...
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World's Worst iPod:Him

Rupert Holmes was no one-hit-wonder guy. His song "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" was the final #1 song of the 1970s. First thing in 1980, he released the song "Him." It tells the story of a man who comes home to find clues that his girlfriend has been hanging out with another man, and he is not...
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World's Worst iPod: Rico Suave

Even children who weren't born when this song came out in 1991 seemed to like the song "Rico Suave." The song by the Ecuadoran singer/rapper Gerardo made it to #7. It was even parodied by Weird Al who turned it into "Taco Grande." Enjoy this fine video, and tune in next week for another great/...
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6 Things You Didn't Know About Neil Young

Neil Young has been a rock star for a long time, going back to his days with the Buffalo Springfield. He's quite an interesting character, so it was actually kind of tough narrowing this list down to six. Hope you learn something! 1. One of Neil's early bands was the Mynah Birds, led by frontman...
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World's Worst iPod: Seasons In The Sun

It seems this World's Worst iPod entry brought back the same memory for a lot of us: changing the lyrics to "we had joy we had fun, we had streaking in the sun, but the cops had the guns, so they shot us in the buns." Hey, it was pre-weird Al, so don't judge. Terry Jacks' "Seasons In The Sun" was a...
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