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Behind the Song: Darius Rucker’s ‘Wagon Wheel’

“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”

01/09/2014

(James K. Lowell)

Behind The Song: Lorde’s ‘Royals’

“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”

01/07/2014

(Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

GRAMMY Gourmet: Josh Homme On His Kinship With Anthony Bourdain

For this installation of GRAMMY Gourmet, we spoke with Homme about his relationship with Bourdain, his favorite recipe (sorry folks, recipe’s secret), and advice for all those aspiring chefs out there.

12/11/2013

Jeff Gordon Visits KOOL (4)

Jeff Gordon Races in the KOOL Studio!

Jeff Gordon, a four time national NASCAR cup series champion and also a winner of the Daytona 500 three times, is spreading the word about the fight against Pertussis. After learning about the risks of […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/08/2013

Photo by Jason Pawlik – CBS Radio

Monkees at Mesa Arts Center

Hey hey it’s the Monkees, and people say they monkey around, and that did just that at the Mesa Arts Center! KOOL’s very own Steve Goddard was the MC of the evening and the crowd […]

08/10/2013

McCartney Colbert

Sir Paul…did you see?

It made for good television for sure!  Sir Paul McCartney was on the Steven Colbert Show last night on Comedy Central. If you are a fan of Steven Colbert, you will get the humor, if […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/14/2013

jim fat

Jim Morrison says: “Fat is Beautiful!”

Jim Morrison fans you will like this little piece I came across. It’s an interview that was done by Howard Smith back in 1969. It’s a pretty interesting interview and I like the style of the “video” as […]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/04/2013

Eli Young Band

Behind The Song: The Eli Young Band ‘Even If It Breaks Your Heart’

The year 2012 proved to be a good one for the Eli Young Band. The group of Texas musicians spent 12 years touring and recording before “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” hit Number One that July. […]

02/06/2013

(Photo: Danny Clinch)

The Black Keys’ Notes On Success: ‘Never Feel Like You’re Entitled To It’

Despite not releasing an album in 2012, the Black Keys dominated the year in a lot of ways. The most surprising thing, however, is the feasibility of the rock duo doing the same thing in […]

01/21/2013

Taylor Swift

Behind The Song: Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

From country ballads to frenzied dubstep and vibrant dance-pop concoctions, Taylor Swift’s latest album Red is a variety pack of emotion and energy. Yet one thing that binds so many of her songs together is their undeniable catchiness. She […]

01/16/2013

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