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Steamboat Willie!

On this day in 1928, Mickey Mouse made his screen debut in Steamboat Willie. It’s no secret that I am a Disney FANATIC, so much so that I had Steamboat Willie tattooed on my leg. I […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/19/2013

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Beatles Monthly Debut

August 1st, 1963, the first “Beatles Monthly” was published. This magazine was dedicated to the Fab 4 and gave fans an inside view of the group.  It lasted for only 77 editions and ended in […]

94.5 KOOL FM–08/01/2013

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Hey Jude, Happy Anniversary!

It was on this day back in 1968 that the Beatles started recording their 7 minute song “Hey Jude” at their Abbey Road Studios. This song was written by Paul McCartney and was about John […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/29/2013

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45 Years Ago: Doors Release ‘Waiting For The Sun’ Album

I remember being on our radio station boat in LaCrosse, Wisconsin (yes, our station had a boat on the Mississippi River- see below!) and listening to every Doors cassette tape we had. This was one […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/11/2013

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Born in the U.S.A…29 today!

Can you believe it was 29 years ago today that Bruce Springsteen released his biggest album “Born In The U.S.A.”? In fact it was the best-selling album in 1984 and produced a record tying 7 TOP […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/04/2013

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White Christmas in May?

YES! I am already excited for the holidays…seriously.  What you may not know is that on THIS day back in 1942, Bing Crosby recorded the Irving Berlin song “White Christmas”.  He recorded the song with the […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/29/2013

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“BEAT IT”…#1 30 Years Ago Today

1983…two of my favorites got together and made a pretty KOOL song. What? Eddie Van Halen is playing guitar on a Michael Jackson record? Are you serious?! Yeah, and it was AWESOME! 30 years ago […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/01/2013

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40 Years of Desperado

Forty years ago today, The Eagles released their second album “Desperado”. This was their lowest charting album. It just missed being in the top 40, but it had one of their best songs on it…”Desperado”! […]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/18/2013

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Why ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player’ Was A Game-Changer For Elton John

Writing songs for “The Lion King” makes you very rich but it doesn’t exactly make you cool. In other words, Elton John doesn’t get the kind of cred that Dylan does. But Elton made his […]

01/24/2013

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The Beach Boys Reunion Coming To An End

While Brian Wilson has stated that he’d like to make another album and continue touring with the Beach Boys’ reunion lineup, it seems that’s not really in the cards for the family band.

09/18/2012

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