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We’ve Lost “Alice” – Ann B. Davis Has Died

Sometimes when a well known celebrity dies, it feels like losing a family member. This is one of those cases. Ann B. Davis, who played Alice on ‘The Brady Bunch’, died earlier today from a […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/01/2014


Elton John Sings Instruction Manual For Microwave Oven

This one’s been around for awhile, but I only discovered it today. During a question and answer session on a television show, Elton John was asked if he would literally write a song on the […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/30/2014

Epic Records

Quincy Jones On ‘Thriller’ And The “New” Michael Jackson Album ‘Xscape’

Quincy Jones credentials are impeccable. When he was 19 years old, he was traveling to Europe with Lionel Hampton.  In the early 60′s he became the musical director of Mercury records New York division, producing […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/28/2014

Columbia Records

Today In Pop Music: May 28 – Beatles And Bob Dylan Bond

MAY 28 BIRTHDAYS 1944 – Billy Vera (“At This Moment”) 1944 – Gladys Knight 1945 – John Fogerty 1968 – Kylie Minogue ON THIS DAY 1966 – Percy Sledge began a two reek run at […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/28/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks

(Interview) Smasher and Maria talk with Tony LaRussa

Tony LuRussa has joined the Diamondbacks as the Chief Baseball Officer…and Smasher and Maria tracked him down this morning to talk with him about his animal rescue foundation and what he thinks of the season […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/20/2014

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(Interview) Smasher and Maria wake up Rob Schneider

Do you think Rob Schneider is a morning person?  Smasher and Maria found out this morning. Rob is performing at the Temp Improv tonight and tomorrow night.

94.5 KOOL FM–05/16/2014

Rick Springfield Concert 2011 (12)

(Interview) Smasher and Maria talk with Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield is in town tonight for a book signing at Changing Hands Book Store in Tempe.  Smasher and Maria got a chance to talk with him about the book…and what is future plans are.

94.5 KOOL FM–05/16/2014

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: May 16 – Beach Boys Blow Beatles Minds

MAY 16 BIRTHDAYS Pervis Jackson (Spinners/vocals) – died 2008) 1947 – Darrell Sweet (Nazareth/guitar – died 1999) 1953 – Richard Page (Mr Mister/guitar-vocals) 1966 – Janet Jackson ON THIS DAY 1966 – Bob Dylan’s iconic […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/16/2014


Outrageous: A Man That Fries Chicken With His Hands

Don’t try this at home kids. As a kid growing up in Oklahoma I remember watching my grandmother fry chicken for our Sunday lunch. i can still see her hands and the way she handled […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/15/2014