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Artist of the Week: Chuck Berry

Artist of the Week: Chuck Berry

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
March 28
Filed under Artist of the Week, Music, Uncategorized

Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. Facing discrimination in this time period he prevailed to be a very successful man. With songs such as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll Over Beethoven" (1956), "Rock and Roll...

Music Video of the Week: Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
March 6
Filed under Music, Music Video of the Week

"Billie Jean" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson. It is the second single from the singer's sixth solo album, Thriller (1982). It was written and composed by Jackson and produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones. There are contradictory claims on the meaning of the song's lyrics. One suggests that...

Artist of the Week: Michael Jackson

Artist of the Week: Michael Jackson

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
March 6
Filed under Artist of the Week, Music

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) also known as the "King of Pop" was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and more. He took the world by storm with his album Thriller. Thriller is the best-selling album of all time, with estimated sales of 65 million copies...

Music Video of the Week: Hard to Say Goodbye – Chicago

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
March 1
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"Hard to Say I'm Sorry" is a song by American rock group Chicago. It was written by lead singer Peter Cetera and producer David Foster, and released on May 17, 1982 as the lead single from the album Chicago 16. The song hit number one for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on September 11 of that...

Artist of the Week: Chicago

Artist of the Week: Chicago

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
February 27
Filed under Artist of the Week, Music

Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. The group had a steady stream of hits throughout the 1970's and 1980's. Since at least 2008, Billboard has shown Chicago to be the "greatest of all time" American band in singles chart success,and since 2015, the "greatest of all time"...

Music Video of the Week : Livin’ On a Prayer – Bon Jovi

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
February 21
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"Livin' on a Prayer" is Bon Jovi's second chart-topping single from their album Slippery When Wet (1986). Written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, and Desmond Child, the single, released in late 1986, was well received at both rock and pop radio and its music video was given heavy rotation at MTV, giving...

Artist of the Week : Bon Jovi

Artist of the Week : Bon Jovi

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
February 21
Filed under Artist of the Week, Music

Bon Jovi formed in 1983 in Sayreville, New Jersey. They are an American rock band. Bon Jovi consists of lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi, pianist and keyboardist David Bryan, drummer Tico Torres, lead guitarist Phil X, and bassist Hugh McDonald. Bon Jovi has released 13 studio albums, plus six compilations...

Music Video of the Week: Summer of 69′ – Bryan Adams

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
February 13
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"Summer of '69" is a song recorded by Canadian recording artist Bryan Adams, from his fourth studio album, Reckless (1984). Upon the release of the album Reckless in November 1984, "Summer of '69" received some airplay on album-oriented rock radio stations but was mostly overshadowed by the tracks "Run...

Artist of the Week: Bryan Adams

Artist of the Week: Bryan Adams

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
February 13
Filed under Artist of the Week, Music

Bryan Adams was a singer-songwriter right out of Canada. Adams rose to fame in North America with his 1983 album Cuts Like a Knife and turned into a global star with his 1984 album Reckless which produced some of his best known songs including "Run to You" and "Summer of '69". For his contributions to...

Music Video of the Week – Pink Houses – John Mellencamp

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
February 6
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"Pink Houses" is a song written and performed by John Mellencamp. It was released on the 1983 album Uh-Huh on Riva Records. It reached #8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in early 1984. "Pink Houses" was ranked #439 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. "It's really an...

Artist of the Week : John Mellencamp

Artist of the Week : John Mellencamp

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
February 6
Filed under Artist of the Week, Music

John J. Mellencamp is an American musician, singer songwriter, and actor. He is known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock, which emphasizes traditional instrumentation. He has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States. In addition, he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist...

Music Video of the Week : Take It Easy On Me – Little River Band

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
January 30
Filed under Music, Music Video of the Week

"Take It Easy on Me" is a song by our artist of the Little River Band, from the album Time Exposure. Released as a single in 1981, the song reached #10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song was written by band member Graeham Goble and produced by British record producer George Martin.

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