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Shelter Records - 1972

Complete Leon Russell Interview

One of my Turntable Tuesday songs today was Leon Russell‘s Tightrope.  When we spoke in 2010, I didn’t know interviews with Leon Russell were hard to come by,  until several friends later called to ask […]


Dunhill Records - 1967

What The Mamas And Papas ‘Creeque Alley’ Really Means

It’s one of those 25 Or 6 To 4 situations.  When you learn that Chicago‘s hit song 26 Or 6 To 4 refers to the time the song was written (25 or 26 minutes to […]


Turntable Tuesday on KOOL

It’s Turntable Tuesday!

  We have some great ones for you this morning.  Check it out… 7:06  “Cheeseburger In Paradise” by Jimmy Buffet 8:56  “Islands In The Stream” by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton 9:43  “I Can Help” […]


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Carly Simon Hit Used As A Commercial

When I played Anticipation by Carly Simon as a Turntable Tuesday song earlier this afternoon, I thought I’d remembered it having been used as a commercial.  Lo and behold, the memory wasn’t faulty as I […]


Epic Records - 1966

Why Donovan’s Mellow Yellow Was Banned In Boston

Last week Donovan celebrated his 66th birthday.  Today one of his biggest hits is also one of my Turntable Tuesday tunes.  Mellow Yellow was his second biggest record, just behind Sunshine Superman.  It was a […]