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HBD Brad Whitford! Quiz Time! ;)

Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford turns 66 today. In 1980, Whitford briefly left Aerosmith to start a band with singer and guitarist Derek St. Holmes. Who did St. Holmes play with before teaming with Whitford? Stumped? Here are a few hints. He’s a bandleader, who began his recording career with a group named after a 1946 novel about Jewish delinquents in Brooklyn. He’s ... Read More »

GEORGE HARRISON: Celebrating 75 Years

 Concert for George is being reissued today in celebration of his milestone birthday. George Harrison would have turned 75 this Sunday (February 25th). To celebrate, the 2002 tribute to him, Concert for George, is being reissued today (Friday) in numerous configurations, including, for the first time, vinyl. Concert for George was organized by his friend Eric Clapton at London’s Royal ... Read More »

Toto ~ 6 Grammy Awards 35 years ago…and the song…

Did you know, Toto‘s “Rosanna” was number-two on the Billboard Hot 100 for five consecutive weeks? In addition, Toto keyboardist David Paich says many people have assumed that “Rosanna” is about actress Rosanna Arquette. And it makes sense, because she was going out with the band’s other keyboardist, Steve Porcaro, around the time it came out. He says, “When I came ... Read More »

BON JOVI: Rock Hall Reunion…

Jon Bon Jovi says he may play with Richie Sambora and Alec John Such April 14th in Cleveland. Jon Bon Jovi confirms that he’s been in touch with former bandmate Richie Sambora regarding Bon Jovi‘s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14th in Cleveland. Looks like the chances of an onstage reunion are pretty good. In fact, Jon Bon ... Read More »

Jane Seymour #MeToo…

Legendary actress Jane Seymour, in Playboy, on how she reacted the first time she was sexually harassed, early in her career  “I got fat. I baked bread and ate a whole loaf every morning and did needlepoint. I decided I wasn’t going to do this anymore.” Talk About It: It’s tragic when victims blame themselves for these incidents.Thankfully, she got ... Read More »

“MARK & NEANDERPAUL’S :30 SECOND SONG CHALLENGE,” sponsored by Larry H. Miller, Dodge-Ram Peoria

MARK & NEANDERPAUL’S :30 Second Song Challenge, sponsored by Larry H. Miller, Dodge-Ram Peoria, is weekdays @ 7:30 on 100.7 KSLX! Don’t forget about the :30 Second Song Challenge Cheat Sheet at 4pm, weekdays, with Pete Cummings. Pete will play the first 3 songs of the Next Morning’s :30 Second Song Challenge giving you an unfair advantage. Read More »