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HEART ON TODAY’S “LEGENDS OF ROCK”!

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Photo Credit – commons.wikimedia.org As I kick off 100 Tickets In 100 Minutes for the Rock Hall 3 For All at 3PM today, I’ll also feature Heart on today’s “Legends of Rock”!  The band’s showstopper, “Barracuda” was actually inspired by real people.  Listen to Ann Wilson explain exactly who while we crank the tune as well on today’s “Legends of ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Lesson with Bon Jovi Celebrating 30th…

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“You Give Love a Bad Name” written by Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora with Desmond Child on the first day the three ever wrote together from, Slippery When Wet… Legendary songwriter Desmond Child reflects on how he came to co-write “You Give Love a Bad Name”, “Bon Jovi was the opening act for KISS in Europe, and Jon loved the song that we ... Read More »

Flashinback – Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet 30th

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Today (August 18th) is the 30th anniversary of the release of Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi.   Trivia Time!  The original album cover for Slippery When Wet, which was ultimately rejected, featured what? a) a daschund being washed using a garden hose >b) a girl in a wet T-shirt c) the band wearing nothing but towels, shot in a locker ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – MAMA TRIED…..

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Photo Credit – www.flickr.com Ever have a kid that honestly makes you re-evaluate your decision to become a parent?  Toya Graham is having one of those moments.  You may recall Toya’s instant fame & “Mom of the Year” support for being caught on live TV beating up her son for his attempts to join in the Freddie Gray riots in ... Read More »

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

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Photo Credit – commons.wikimedia.org The “World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band”, the ROLLING STONES are featured on today’s “Legends of Rock”!  One of my favorite song origin stories surrounds their hit “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”.  Listen to the tune & hear Keith warble through the song’s inspiration as it’s a pretty funny story.  Rock’s back stories, every weekday at 3PM on ... Read More »