Author Archives: Pete Cummings

CCR ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK”!

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Photo Credit – Molly Edwards I’m featuring Creedence Clearwater Revival on today’s “Legends of Rock”!  “Who’ll Stop The Rain” has a specific significance to Stu Cook & Doug Clifford.  Find out what that is & just exactly how hot a year 1970 was for the band on today’s “Legends of Rock” at 3PM! -Pete Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – THE RUNWAY TO HELL IS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS

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Photo Credit – en.wikipedia.org The runway to hell is paved with good intentions.  And that runway is located on the island of St. Helena – a remote British territory in the South Atlantic Ocean approximately 1150 miles off the West African Coast.  The British government wanted to help sustainability & tourism for the island’s residents by building them an international ... Read More »

TOM PETTY ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK”!

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Photo Credit – commons.wikimedia.org “Full Moon Fever” was a very ‘organic’ record for Tom Petty to create with new friend, ELO leader Jeff Lynne.  Tom calls it a “true garage record” as that’s where they recorded it & even had to back the cars out each morning!  I’ll roll you a track from that album & you can find out ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – LOOKING “ARABIC & SCARY” WILL GET YOU KICKED YOU OFF A FLIGHT, EVEN IF YOU AREN’T & DON’T

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Photo Credit – en.wikipedia.org How hyper-sensitive have we become in this country?  You can get kicked off a plane for looking too “Arabic & scary” (even if you’re NOT) according to ONE other passenger.  It happened to Mark French attempting to fly to Seattle from Dallas on Alaska Airlines last week.  He was in the waiting area on the phone ... Read More »

ZZ TOP ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK”!

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Photo Credit – en.wikipedia.org ZZ Top had a legal challenge with their hit “La Grange”.  A suit was brought on behalf of John Lee Hooker’s estate arguing that the lick in ZZ Top’s tune was identical to that of Hooker’s in “Boogie Chillun'”.  ZZ Top eventually won the suit & scored a huge hit about a particular business in that ... Read More »

AC/DC ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK”!

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Photo Credit – de.wikipedia.org Brian Johnson had a Herculean task in taking over for the late Bon Scott in AC/DC.  When the band was recording the Back in Black album, they asked Brian to write lyrics for a song that could be considered a tribute to Bon.  The criteria they dictated was that it couldn’t be morbid & had to ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – HAROLD & KUMAR NEED TO STOP FILMING THEMSELVES

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Photo Credit – commons.wikimedia.org I don’t care HOW hungry you are, if you’re EMTs choosing to IGNORE a call for help while waiting on your sliders from White Castle’s drive-thru, NEVER, EVER live stream it from your phone on Periscope.  Two (sadly anonymous) Newark, New Jersey-area EMTs are currently looking for new gigs after the hospital that dispatches them caught ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – A CRUEL JUKE

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Photo Credit – www.flickr.com If you’re not a high-roller, celebrity or just independently wealthy, don’t screw with everyday folks by leaving a fat tip if you can’t afford it.  An anonymous Edgewater, Colorado man dined at Thailicious over the weekend & must be either far-sighted or still unfamiliar with American currency.  Dude left a $1088 tip but returned when the ... Read More »

TALKING HEADS ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK”!

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Photo Credit – en.wikipedia.org Today’s “Legends of Rock” will feature one of the Talking Heads’ signature songs from “Remain In Light” & guitarist/keyboardist Jerry Harrison reminiscing on the recording of this classic track.  It’s funny how you never comprehend the impact a song will have in the future as Jerry discusses.  Find out MORE on today’s “Legends of Rock” at ... Read More »