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Linda Ronstadt Still Loves Jackson Browne

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Linda Ronstadt[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jackson Browne[/lastfm] have been friends for a number of years.  He’s coming to town for an acoustic set and one of his songs was picked for today’s all request Top […]


Who Is This 70’s Rock And Roller?

He had his biggest American hit on this day in 1974, and you’ll hear it on today’s Top 5 @ 5.  Think dark curly hair. 


The Byrds Take The Bible To #1

First [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Byrds[/lastfm] took a [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Dylan[/lastfm] song to #1 with Mr. Tamborine Man.  How do you top that?  Pull lyrics from the Good Book.  They did, and spent 3 weeks at #1 […]


Glen Frey’s Favorite Eagles Hits

Today’s top 5 @ 5features the biggest hits from this day in 1976, and one of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Glen Frey[/lastfm]’s favorites is on the list.  Out of all the Eagles songs he and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Don Henley[/lastfm] […]


35 Years Ago Today The Eagles Made Music History

February 24, 1976.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Eagles[/lastfm] did something that had never been done before.  It has to do with their first Greatest Hits album.  


Sly and The Family Stone Were Really Related

Today’s Top 5 @ 5 features the biggest songs from this day in 1969, and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sly and the Family[/lastfm] are on the list.  Did you know the Family Stone were mostly all related – […]


A Video From The #1 Rock And Roll Cartoon Show

It’s no surprise The Beatles had the #1 cartoon show in today’s Top 5 @ 5 countdown of the top rock and roll cartoon shows. It’s a shame the haven’t been released on home video […]


Elton John’s First #1 Duet

Today’s Top 5 @ 5 features five of the best celebrity duets, including [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kiki Dee[/lastfm]’s #1 song Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.   It would be Kiki’s biggest hit here in […]


Elvis’ Occupation Before He Became A Singer

Today’s Top 5 @ 5 features former occupations of some big name singers, none bigger than [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elvis Presley[/lastfm].  Do you know what his previous occupation was?  Dallas buddy Jay Thompson talked with Elvis about […]


The Who’s Roger Daltry On Drummer Keith Moon

Today’s Top 5 @ 5 includes [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Who[/lastfm], along with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elvis Presley[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]David Bowie[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Chuck Berry[/lastfm] among others.  The theme is “Previous Convictions” and no it’s not about Chuck’s jail […]