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Amazing…simply amazing.

I am sitting at home today with a ton of congestion, some ginger ale, some medicine…and the remote control. This is pretty much what it takes to get me in front of a TV to […]

94.5 KOOL FM–02/06/2013

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Obama Drops Inaugural Mixtape With Stevie Wonder, James Taylor & More

As President Obama prepares for his second inauguration on Monday (January 21), he dropped the Presidential Inauguration playlist on Spotify. The list of songs cuts across demographic divides, including rock, soul and R&B. A few […]

01/18/2013

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Classic Rockers React To Obama’s Re-Election

Social media was set ablaze last night with reactions to President Obama’s re-election, and no surprise – musicians got in on the celebrating or hating.

11/07/2012

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Smokey & A Spa For Ma All Weekend!

All this Mother’s Day weekend, KOOL has the perfect package to show Mom you care.  Or, maybe YOU are a Mom.  Then, it’s all for you!  The “Smokey & A Spa For Ma” Weekend kicks […]

05/11/2012

Michael Jackson Immortalized With Hand And Footprint Ceremony At Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Comets And Crickets And Miracles…Oh My!

What do the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Comets[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Crickets[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Miracles[/lastfm] have in common?  We know they are all backing groups for legendary singers.  But, they share yet another common thread.  Do you know what it is?

02/09/2012

Smokey Salutes Single Moms

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Smokey Robinson[/lastfm] will release a new song on Tuesday, written especially for single mothers – just in time for Mother’s Day.  Are YOU a single mom?  You’re gonna love this song!

04/28/2011

“Abraham, Martin & John”

This Saturday would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr‘s 82nd birthday.  America will observe that with a federal holiday on Monday.  There are a number of songs that pay homage to Dr. King.  My favorite […]

01/13/2011

Where Is The New Smokey CD?

You may not have seen [lastfm]Smokey Robinson[/lastfm]‘s latest CD, “Now And Then.”  That’s because it’s not available in stores!  You can ONLY buy it at Cracker Barrel restaurants.  I’m lucky enough to have a Cracker Barrel within […]

11/23/2010

Pick a Smokey…ANY Smokey!

Today is Election Day in much of the Valley.  So, time to cast your ballot for the office of SMOKEY!  Click “more” to close the curtain and vote.

03/09/2010

Birthdays and Departures – Friday

BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES -2/19 1940 – [lastfm]SMOKEY ROBINSON[/lastfm] 1944 – [lastfm]MAMA CASS ELLIOT[/lastfm] – DEPARTED 1946 – PAUL DEAN ([lastfm]LOVERBOY[/lastfm]) 1948 – TOMMY IOMMI ([lastfm]BLACK SABBATH[/lastfm]) 1948 – MARK ANDES ([lastfm]HEART[/lastfm]) 1949 – EDWARD HARDIN […]

02/19/2010