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Are fun. The GRAMMYs’ Biggest Weirdos?

“I was worried, when we first decided this was going to be the band name about all the negative puns that would happen,” singer Nate Ruess says. “Like, ‘This is no fun at all!’


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Labor Day Road Trip: 10 Classic Driving Songs

It’s the ironically-named Labor Day weekend where, if you’re lucky, you have three days off. As you hit the highway for summer’s big finale, you’ll need a playlist for the holiday road trip. Get those motors revving, we’ve got a Labor Day playlist of ten classic songs for the long drive ahead.



Summer Songs: 10 Classic Tracks To Kick-Start The Season

Cruising with windows open, days at the beach, afternoons in the park, weekend getaways… What’s summer without a soundtrack? As we head into Memorial Day weekend, let’s revisit a handful of classic summer songs that […]


“50 Years Of Summer Songs”

The New York Post published their “50 Years Of Summer Songs” list, and it looks like thirteen of them are on the KOOL playlist!  Can you name all thirteen?


The Lovin’s Spoonful’s Biggest Hit Wasn’t John Sebastian’s Favorite

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Sebastian[/lastfm] was the lead singer and songwriter of[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] The Lovin’ Spoonful[/lastfm].  With his brother Mark and bass player Steve Boone they wrote the group’s only #1 son,. so what was it?  You’ll hear […]


Ringo’s Accurate Prediction For A U.S. Turntable Tuesday Hit That Stiffed In Britain

Jukebox Jury was a panel show on BBC television that asked four celebrities to judge recent records, forecasting what would be a hit or a miss.  On one show in particular, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ringo Starr[/lastfm] made […]