sony walkman

Walk. Man.

1979…on this date, Sony released the first Walkman.  Yes, I had one.  My Grandmother bought me one at the Mayfair Mall in Brookfield, Wisconsin. I was on top of the world.  Can you imagine playing […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/01/2013

Lysa D.'s KOOL Kollective

Lysa D.’s KOOL Kollective – 5/31/12

With the way the temperatures have been in Phoenix (hot!), I chose this as today’s KOOL Kollective video! This track was one of the many hits from Kool & The Gang’s thirteenth album, Ladies Night, […]


An orc is an orc, of course, of course. (Michal Sezik, AFP)

Video Classics: ‘Misty Mountain Hop’ – Led Zeppelin

Back in 1971, when [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Led Zeppelin[/lastfm] first released “Misty Mountain Hop”, the cool kids were smoking marijuana and the nerds were reading The Hobbit. Today, the cool kids are (supposedly) saying ‘no’ to drugs and […]


Paul Roberts of Sniff "n" the Tears (YouTube)

One-Hit Wonders: Sniff ‘N’ The Tears, “Driver’s Seat”

Forever connected to a single moment in time — the new wave explosion of 1979 — “Driver’s Seat” in the lone hit single from [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sniff ‘n’ the Tears[/lastfm].


And The Winner Is…

More interesting facts about the Eagles. The year was 1979. “Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal” And the Grammy winner is,