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Flashinback 40 Years Ago Today When John Lennon…

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Flashinback 40 years ago today when after a four-year fight, the late John Lennon received his green card, granting him permanent residency status in the U.S…. Trivia Time! Lennon published two books during his lifetime. The title of one them is a pun that references a country that is not the U.S. What nation is it? a) Russia b) Great ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – DESPERATE FOR DONUTS

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Photo Credit – commons.wikimedia.org Look, everybody loves donuts.  Whether you actually indulge in them regularly is something you either struggle with or give in to completely.  Then there’s 37-year-old Michelle Nelson from Indiana who has apparently elevated donuts to the level of currency or communion wafers & sacramental wine.  Michelle sent her hubby out for donuts last Friday but the ... Read More »

ROLLING STONES ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK” FOR MICK’S BIRTHDAY!

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Photo Credit – www.flickr.com Sir Mick Jagger turns 73 today!  In honor of this, as well as his recent announcement that he & his new 29-year-old girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick are expecting Mick’s 8th child, we’ve got the Rolling Stones on today’s “Legends of Rock” at 3PM!  And for good measure we’ll START YOU UP every hour with a Stones song ... Read More »

At the Movies….

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1. Star Trek Beyond – $59.6 million 2. The Secret Life of Pets – $29.3 million 3. Ghostbusters – $21.6 million 4. Lights Out – $21.6 million 5. Ice Age: Collision Course – $21 million Star Trek Beyond zoomed past the competition at the box office. The latest Trek flick earned $59.6 million in its debut weekend. It was the lowest opening in the franchise ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Lesson with The Stones ~HBD Mick! + Congrats! =)

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As we continue to celebrate Mick’s 73rd birthday and new baby let’s take a closer look at “Angie” and how the Jagger/Richards songwriting often operates. Jagger explains, “I think Keith wrote, he wrote one word, and he said, ‘Angie,’ and I think it was to do with his daughter, she’s called Angela. And I just wrote the rest of it.” SOURCE: ... Read More »