If you say it out loud, mullet is not a very pleasant word. And for the most part, it was a fairly atrocious hairstyle. However, there were some in the rock world who pulled it off nicely. Today at 4 on The List, join Dan for Rocks best mullets. Let the preening begin!
Stay With Me-Faces (tie Rod Stewart and Ron Wood)
Don’t Mean Nothing-Richard Marx
Rebel Rebel-David Bowie
Band on the Run-Paul McCartney
Sunday Bloody Sunday-Bono
Today on The List; The Drifters, Roy Orbison, The Ronettes and Del Shannon make an appearance…well, kind of. It’s songs that mention other songs today at 4.
Thunder Road-Bruce Springsteen (Roy Orbison-“For the Lonely”)
Take Me Home Tonight-Eddie Money (Ronettes-“Be My Baby”)
Glass Onion-Beatles (Many of their own songs)
Runnin’ Down a Dream-Tom Petty (Del Shannon’s “Runaway”)
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway-Genesis (Drifters-“On Broadway”)
It’s “Outlaw” rock today on The List-5 Songs with an old west desperado charm that would make John Wayne giddy up in his saddle. The title of top outlaw tune goes to the only song that actually mentions an historical outlaw dude!.
Bad Company-Bad Company
Gimme Some Water-Eddie Money
Midnight Rider-Gregg Allman
The Ballad of Billy the Kid
What do members of ELP, the Buggles, Yes, King Crimson, Free, Mott the Hoople, Cream, Traffic, Santana, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and the Hollies have in common? Well, lots of stuff. But there’s only one that counts in Dan’s world and that is the topic of The List…today at 4 on The Mountain.
Asia-Heat of the Moment (ELP, Buggles, Yes, King Crimson)
Bad Company-Movin On (Free, Mott the Hoople, King Crimson)
Blind Faith-Can’t Find My Way Home (Cream-Traffic)
Feeling That Way/Anytime-Journey (From Santana)
Marrakesh Express-Crosby Stills and Nash (From Byrds, Buffalo Springfield and Hollies)
Today on The List, Dan counts down his top five cover-bands. These are Rock and Roll Hall of Fame bands that have a way with someone else’s tune…as well as their own.
Dancing in the Street-Van Halen
So You Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star-Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Viva Las Vegas- Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
Ain’t too Proud to Beg-Rolling Stones
Twist and Shout-Beatles
Dan’s bringing his “A” game to The List today. It’s a countdown of the top five bands in rock which start with the letter “a.” Find out if it’s America’s answer to The Rolling Stones or Macon Georgia’s southern rockin’ pride and joy that tops The List. Today at 4 on The Mountain!
America-Sister Golden Hair
Animals-We Gotta Get Out Of This Place
AC/DC-Back in Black
Allman Brothers Band-Blue Sky
You may want to prepare yourself now for the possible terror you’ll encounter on this edition of The List. Today at 4 join Dan for a little something he calls…”when rockers go disco.” The Stones, Bowie, Queen, it happens to the best of them and we’ll all join together today to try and understand why.
Rolling Stones-Emotional Rescue
David Bowie-Golden Years
Doobie Brothers-What a Fool Believes
Blondie-Heart of Glass
Queen-Another one Bites the Dust
It’s the grandest of rock ambitions, the “Concept Album.” Dan has made his list of the top five such albums and is prepared to share them with you today on The List. Against conventional wisdom he’s placed a personal favorite on The List and is prepared as always to make a cogent argument which will of course sway you. Won’t it?
Time-Pink Floyd-Dark Side of the Moon
Ziggy Stardust-David Bowie-The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy-Elton John-Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
Sgt Pepper Reprise/A Day in the Life-Beatles-Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
Pinball Wizard-The Who-Tommy
There is an old show business axiom, “always leave them wanting more.” Today at 4 on The List, join Dan as he features five well known double albums he feels were just a bit too ambitious. A single would have been better!
Cadillac Ranch-Bruce Springsteen-The River
Tusk-Fleetwood Mac-Think About Me
Houses of the Holy-Led Zeppelin-Physical Grafitti
Tumbling Dice-Rolling Stones-Exile on Main Street
Back in the USSR-Beatles-White Album
Today on The List, Special guests include Eric Clapton, Jerry Garcia, Joe Walsh, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimmy Page. They add their talents as guest performers on other rockers tunes. Which one played on the very first single from The Who? The answer at 4 today on The List!
Teach Your Children-CSN&Y (Jerry Garcia Pedal Steel)
Split Decision-Steve Winwood (Joe Walsh Guitar)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps –Beatles (Eric Clapton)
Modern Love-David Bowie (Stevie Ray Vaughan)
I Can’t Explain-The Who-(Jimmy Page Rhythm Six String)
It’s a very possessive edition of The List today at 4. Five songs all beginning with the word “My.” And number one on this list is something Dan can actually see looking east from the 11th floor of our tech center studios!
My Sharona-The Knack
My Best Friends Girl-The Cars
My Generation-The Who
My Hometown-Bruce Springsteen
My Old School-Steely Dan
They are songs that set the stage for memorable albums. From the moment you dropped the needle in the grooves…you were hooked. Today at 4 on The List, join Dan as features the 5 of the greatest opening tracks in rock history!
Like a Rolling Stone-Bob Dylan
Baba O’ Riley-The Who
Welcome to the Jungle-Guns n Roses
Monday Morning-Fleetwood Mac
Gimme Shelter-Rolling Stones
Join Dan Mitchell today at 4 for The List of the Best “Dynamic Duos” on Rock Guitar. Take one band, add two world class guitarists intertwining their brilliance…and you’ve got the recipe for a set you can turn up to 11. By the way…it’s 3 days in a row on The List for the guy who occupies the top spot.
Neil Young/Danny Whitten-Crazy Horse-Cinnamon Girl
Izzy Stradlin/Slash-Guns n’ Roses-Sweet Child of Mine
Joe Walsh/Don Felder-Eagles-Life in the Fast Lane
Keith Richards/Mick Jones-Can’t You Hear Me Knockin
Eric Clapton/Duane Allman-Derek and the Dominos-Layla
It’s another “Best” edition of The List today on The Mountain. For example, Dan will feature a tune with the best use of human voices pretending to be Kazoos. And yet another song with the best drum fill associated with a viral video starring a man in an ape suit! Don’t you dare miss it!
In The Air Tonight-Phil Collins-Best drum fill associated with a viral youtube video starring a gorilla
Don’t Fear the Reaper-Blue Oyster Cult-Best Use of Cowbell
Lady Madonna-Beatles-Best use of human voices pretending to be kazoos
Saturday Nights Alright for Fighting-Elton John-Best should’ve been a Who song.
Do You Know What I Mean-Lee Michaels-Best pause…followed by a “woo” on rock history.
Low T Rock by Dan Mitchell,posted Sep 7 2012 12:00AM
Dudes, are you suffering from Low T? If so, forget about the products you hear advertised on the radio constantly. Dan has a rock solid cure today on The List. It’s full on Testosterone Rock…and it’s absolutely free!
Black Betty-Ram Jam
You Shook Me All Night Long-AC/DC
You Really Got Me-Van Halen
She had a child with Ray Davies of the Kinks. He is a rock and roll hall of famer but no longer wanted in his band. These are two of the plot lines today on The List. It’s a Rock Stars and their September Birthdays today at 4 on The Mountain.
Pink Floyd-Comfortably Numb-Roger Waters September 6
Time the Avenger-Pretenders-Chrissie Hynde September 7
She’s a Beauty-Tubes-Fee Waybill September 17
Heavy Metal-Don Felder September 21
Glory Days-Bruce Springsteen September 23
Today at 4 on The List, Dan is giving a class on concert etiquette. When is it okay to dance? What happens all the time but should never be allowed? It’s a list you can’t afford to miss.
The Load Out/Stay-Jackson Browne-Put away the IPAD/CELLPHONE
Freebird-Lynyrd Skynrd-Chill with the Requests
All Apologies-Nirvana-Shut Up
Turn the Page-Bob Seger-Shut Up Part Two
American Girl-Tom Petty-Get Up, Stand Up or Sit Right Down