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World's Worst iPod: Dark Lady

For Halloween, we went to the dark side of the World's Worst iPod. Cher's "Dark Lady" went all the way to #1 in 1974, and was her 3rd solo hit. Triple M listeners voted to hear the so-called murder ballad all the way to the end, so yes, we played it on the air. Viewers of The Sonny & Cher...
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World's Worst iPod: Say You, Say Me

We ventured into the 1980s with the Wednesday World's Worst iPod. "Say You Say Me" by Lionel Richie was featured in the movied "White Nights" and was a Number 1 hit in 1985. Did listeners lose their minds when they voted for it, or was it a truly great song? Whichever it is, we played the whole...
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World's Worst iPod: You Make Me Feel Like Dancing

If a dose of October snow wasn't enough to make you feel like dancing, maybe today's World Worst iPod selection did the trick for you. Leo Sayer's "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" was a #1 hit for the British singer with the high voice in 1976-77, and Triple M listeners were enthusiastic fans in...
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World's Worst iPod: Feelings

The World's Worst iPod Is back! We're getting ready for World's Worst iPod Live at the High Noon Saloon by playing some of the so-bad-they're-good songs from that iPod Kitty found while dumpster diving several years ago. The song "Feelings" has been much maligned as one of the worst songs of the...
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5 Things You Didn't Know about John Lennon

In honor of the 79th anniversary of his birth, here are some random John Lennon facts I've come across over the years. 1. In 1967, Lennon bought a small island, called Dorinish, off the coast of Ireland for around 2-grand. There was a hippie commune located there for a couple years, but it for the...
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5 Things You Didn't Know About Abbey Road

These rock and roll milestones keep coming. The classic Beatles album Abbey Road was released in Britain September 26, 2019, and in the U.S. a couple of days later. Here are a few things you may not have known about the iconic album. 1. The album was almost named after a brand of cigarettes...
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Fare Thee Well, Robert Hunter

The Grateful Dead community is mourning after the passing of lyricist Robert Hunter. According to a statement from his family, he died Monday peacefully at home. No cause of death was given. He was 78. Members of the Grateful Dead and others paid tribute on Twitter. Bob Weir : "If I’m gonna count...
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5 Things You Didn't Know About Springsteen

Happy 70th birthday to one of the coolest guys to ever strum a guitar--Bruce Springsteen! Here are some things you may not have known about the septuagenarian! 1. When he was a young musician, he saved on rent by living in the back of a New Jersey surfboard factory. 2. His kids thought his dancing...
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Looking Back: Farm Aid 2019

Rain makes it hard to plant seeds and plow the fields--and it also proved to be a major annoyance to music fans gathered at Alpine Valley Saturday for Farm Aid 2019. I never knew that so many varieties of cheap rain ponchos existed! Here are some more of my thoughts from a soggy day of music:...
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If You Go: Farm Aid 2019

Going to Farm Aid on Saturday? Good for you! Here are some things you might want to know before you head to Alpine Valley for the sold out show. PARKING : It's included in the price of your ticket. WHAT YOU CAN BRING IN : Standard size purses and backpacks are okay. You can bring one factory sealed...
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