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

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

"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
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"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.

Artist of the Week : Little River Band

Artist of the Week : Little River Band

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

Little River Band formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1975. The original members were Beeb Birtles, Ric Formosa, Graeham Goble, Roger McLachlan, Derek Pellicci and Glenn Shorrock; However, none of the original members are now in the band. The 1976 line-up of Birtles, Briggs, Goble, Pellicci, Shorrock and...

Music Video of the Week : Come Sail Away – Styx

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
January 23
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Come Sail Away was featured on Styx seventh album - "The Grand Illusion." This song was charted at #8 on Billboard top 100. This song was one of Styx biggest hits.

Artist of the Week: Styx

Artist of the Week: Styx

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
January 23
Filed under Artist of the Week, Music

Styx is a rock band straight out of Chicago. They were formed in 1972 and are composed of members, James "J.Y." Young, Tommy Shaw, Dennis DeYoung, John Panozzo, John "J.C." Curulewski, and Glen Burtnik. They are best known for mending pop rock with hard rock. The band has five consecutive albums certified...

Music Video of the Week: The Doobie Brothers – Listen to the Music

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
January 16
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The Doobie Brothers' first hit, this was written by the band's lead vocalist Tom Johnston, who also played guitar on the track. The song was based around a Utopian view of the world. The idea was that music would lift man up to a higher plane, and that world leaders, if they were able to sit down on...

Artist of the Week: The Doobie Brothers

Artist of the Week: The Doobie Brothers

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
January 16
Filed under Artist of the Week, Music

The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band from San Jose, California. The band formed in 1969. The group has sold over 40 million records over their career. The Doobie Brothers had three phases, the first being in 1969 till 1975 when their lead singer Tom Johnston was mainstream with a mix of rock...

Artist of the Week: David Bowie

Artist of the Week: David Bowie

Nathan Higgins, Music Director
January 10
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David Bowie was born in Brixton, South London. an English singer, songwriter, and actor. His music and stage craft strongly influenced popular music. During his lifetime, he sold over 140 million records worldwide. In the UK he was awarded nine platinum album certifications, eleven gold, and eight silver,...

Inductees for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Inductees for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Katelyn Elmore, Public Relations Director
December 20
Filed under Music, News

The inductees for the "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame" were announced on December 20. Six artists are included in the performer category and one artist is receiving the Award for Musical Excellence. The 6 artists include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur and Yes. The individual...

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