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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 »

HappySummer! =)

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Today, June 20th is the Summer Soltice, better known as the First Day of Summer. The Summer Solstice is the day with the most hours of sunlight of the whole year. What are your hopes for this summer? A great trip? A summer fling? A new job? A few more hours at the beach and a few less hours in your ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Lesson w/VanHagar…via “Dreams” HBD Michael Anthony!

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Happy Birthday #Michael Anthony! Let’s take a closer look at “Dreams” as Van Halen got a little help from a foreigner. Sammy Hagar credits the producer of Van Halen’s 5150 album, Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones, with “squeezing” a great vocal out of him and arranging a bunch of different Eddie Van Halen guitar parts into a coherent song and says “I think of ... 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 »