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Posts from September 2013


Rock and Roll Spelling Bee
You’ve heard of whistling while you work…yes? Well today on The List Dan is featuring five Mountain artists who have the gift of “spelling while they rock!”  It’s a true talent that must be appreciated!


American Woman-Guess Who
R.O.C.K.  in the USA-John Mellencamp
Lola-Kinks
Safety Dance-Men Without Hats
Gloria-Them
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Rocks Greatest The Bands
Today at 4 on The List-Dan will feature the “The” List.   Will The Beatles and The Rolling Stones vie for the top spot of the Greatest “The Band” in Rock…or will there perhaps be an upset?


The Clash-Rock the Casbah
The Who-Love Reign O’er Me
The Rolling Stones-Tumbling Dice
The Beatles-Revolution
The Band-The Weight
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Rocks Greatest Concept Albums
A concept album is a studio album where all musical or lyrical ideas contribute to a single overall theme or unified story.  With that in mind today at 4 on The List; Join Dan as he counts down rock’s greatest concept albums.  The disc that places at number 3 may be cause for disagreement…bring it on!


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
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When Rockers Go Disco
It’s one of the truly frightening lists Dan has ever done.  Today at 4 on The Mountain, tune in for…”When Rockers Go Disco!”  The Mountain is not responsible for any desire to break out the bell bottoms and platform shoes!


Rolling Stones-Emotional Rescue
David Bowie-Golden Years
Doobie Brothers-What a Fool Believes
Blondie-Heart of Glass
Queen-Another one Bites the Dust
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Another “Best”
Dan has another “Best” edition of The List today.  You’ll have to tune in to see wins the award for the best nonsensical screaming like a banshee intro or the ever popular “my head should have exploded because that note was so high’ moment in rock history…don’t miss the big fun at 4


Meadows-Joe Walsh-Best off the wall nonsensical screaming like a banshee intro
And We Danced-The Hooters-Best use of a Melodica in Rock music
Locomotive Breath-Jethro Tull-Best I gotta take a big stinkin’ breath in the middle of my flute solo moment
More than a Feeling-Boston-Best my head should’ve exploded high note in rock history
Immigrant Song-Led Zeppelin-Best open your mouth and say AH song

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Top 5 Bands Critics Love to Hate
It’s not fun being hated but critics apparently think it’s fun to hate.  Today on The List;  Dan is giving some love to the five bands critics love to hate.  One of them is in the Rock and Roll hall of fame so there seems to be some “disconnect” going on here.  But hey, critics are not real people!
Kiss-Rock and Roll All Nite


Rush-Tom Sawyer
Grand Funk Railroad-Loco Motion
Bon Jovi-Livin on a Prayer
Journey—Stone in Love
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Invasion of the Canadian Rock Star Guys
It’s the invasion of the Canadian Rock Stars today on The List- Now, one guy shows up in two bands.  The world’s best power trio will jam and although Neil makes The List…find out who beats Neil Young out as Canada’s top selling male rock star guy of all time!


Workin for the Weekend-Loverboy
Limelight-Rush
The Loner-Neil Young
No Time-Guess Who
Cuts Like a Knife-Bryan Adams
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Rockin’ by Numbers
Today at 4 on The List, join Dan as he Rocks “By Numbers!”  It’s a step by step audio demonstration of songs with mathematic numeration making it into our Rock and Roll Rotatation!


The One Thing-INXS
Two Tickets to Paradise-Eddie Money
Gimmie Three Steps-Lynyrd Skynyrd
Big Ten Inch-Aerosmith
Goody Two Shoes-Adam Ant
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Canada’s Top Guitarists
Dan’s doing another countdown today on The List.  Tune in at 4 to catch his selections for Canada’s top guitarists.  North of the border rock, bordering on brilliant today on The List!
 
Magic Power-Triumph-RickEmmett
Takin’ Care of Business-BTO-Randy Bachman
Showdown at Big Sky-Robbie Robertson
Cinnamon Girl-Neil Young
Limelight-Rush-Alex Lifeson
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A Rock and Roll Road Trip
Today on the List, it’s a Rock and Roll road trip from L.A. to New York.  With stops along the way in Vegas, Denver and Philadelphia.  Get ready to play some rockin’ slug bug!
 
L.A. Woman-Doors
Viva Las Vegas-Bruce Springsteen
Get Out of Denver-Bob Seger
Philadelphia Freedom-Elton John
Englishman in New York-Sting
 
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Sue You/Sue Me Blues
Why were Led Zeppelin sued for their tune Boogie with Stu?   Who was handed a lawsuit for sounding too much like…himself?  What other rockers were lambasted for ripping off their peers?  Dan files his expose today at 4 on The List.  It’s the Sue You, Sue Me Blues.


Boogie With Stu-Led Zeppelin
All You Need is Love-Beatles
Old Man Down the Road-John Fogerty
I Want a New Drug-Huey Lewis
My Sweet Lord-George Harrison
  
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Black Listed
You’ll be getting “Black Listed” today at the List!  The Stones are in as is Van Halen.  And if you know who Noah Hunt is well…you might have an idea what this list is all about!


Black and Blue-Van Halen
Blue on Black-Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Paint it Black-Rolling Stones
Black Friday-Steely Dan
Back in Black-ACDC

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It’s a Global Protest
It’s a protest of global proportions today on The List.  Join Dan as he rolls out socially conscious tunes from all over the globe including the only song in rock and roll history to name check Captain Kirk!


Get Up , Stand Up-Bob Marley-Jamaica
Sunday Bloody Sunday-U2-Ireland
Allentown-Billy Joel-USA
Beds are Burning-Midnight Oil-Australia
99 Red Balloons-Germany
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Styx and Stones
 It’s Styx and Stones to rock your bones today on The List.  Lock in at 4 as Dan rolls out The Rolling Stones and sticks some Styx in your Ear! Don’t worry…its painless!


Lorelei-Styx
Gimme Shelter-Rolling Stones
Grand Illusion-Styx
It’s All Over Now-Rolling Stones
Suite Madame Blue-Styx

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Underrated Cover Songs
Time is on my Side
Goin’ to California
Mythological Rock
Same Title/Different Song
5 Must Have Albums from the 70’s
The Top Grossing Tours of All Time
Bad First Concerts
Jefferson Starship Hudson Gardens Preview
The 5 Greatest 3 minute Rock Songs
Soccer Lovin’ Rockers
It’s all in the Family
Outlaw Rock
Tower of Power Baby!
Rocks Greatest Trios
I Can’t Hear You (hearing impaired rockers)
I Can’t Hear You (hearing impaired rockers)
Best “Stick it to the Man Songs”
Photo Shop Rock
Bands Before They Were Famous
Rock’s Best Golfers
This List is for the Birds
Don’t have no Double Negatives
The Voice of Paul Rodgers
Ladies of the 80’s
Rock’s Greatest Movies
Piano-Rama!
Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star
Dancing Days are Here Again
May Birthdays
“Hey” Fever
Always Leave Them Wanting More
Albums Critics “whiffed” on
Greatest American Rocker Male
I’m Putting you on “hold"
Another “Best” List
Top 5 Guitar Riffs of All Time
Top 5 Guitar Solos
Best Evil Music Biz Songs
Rock Stars and Their Rockin’ Cars
A “Peck” of Peters
It’s kind of “iffy”
Side Projects
Southern Fried Rock
5 Songs Inspired by Famous People
5 Reasons the 70’s was Rock’s Greatest Decade
The List is “Alive”
Stream of Consciousness Rock
Rock’s Greatest Concept Albums
Best of the Bad
“Count Me In”
Songs with the word “song” in the title
The Top 5 British Bands That Aren’t…
Top Rock Vocalist Male
​I’m on “The Move”
Rock’s Best Drummers
Rock’s Greatest “The” Bands
Canada’s Top Guitarists
Black Listed
Rock’s Greatest “The” Bands
Canada’s Top Guitarists
Black Listed
One Hit Wonders of the 80’s Revisited
The Final Cut
​Drummers Who Sing Lead
Legendary Colorado Concerts
We Give Great Bass (Rock songs with Big Bass Leads)
Favorite 80’s Album Tracks
Invasion of the Canadian Rock Star Guys
Bands that should call it a career (Rolling Stone Readers Poll)
69 Dudes! (Songs that mention 1969)
The Doctor is in
It’s the little things that matter!
The Ones That Got Away
It’s an “a-choired” taste (songs with choirs)
Best Rock and Roll Nicknames
What’s in a Name
Thank you John Mayall (Rockers who were in the Blues Breakers)
Rocks Greatest Quartets
Top 5 Career Saving Albums
​Another “Cover Up” (Mtn. Listener Doug)
Inside the Music-Take Three
Got the Blues
Intro to Guitar Intros
Gotta Have More Cowbell
5 Songs Every 80’s Bar Band Had to Know
Ringtone Rock
Same Title/Different Song
​The Top Grossing Tours of All Time (not including Madonna)
5 “Must-Have” albums from the 70’s
Inside the Music-Take Two
4 Decades, 5 Excellent Debut Albums
Rock and Roll Royalty
5 memorable songs from movies that aren’t John Hughes films
The top 5 most rockinest 80's Tunes
The Life of Brian
Golden Rock Gods
Snappy Tunes/Dark Lyrics
Takin’ a break from the band
Lovin’ it Live (Songs That are Better Live)
Best “Evil Music Biz” Songs
Top 5 Guitar Solos in Rock
Duets
Fun With Joe Walsh (Joe on Guest Guitar)
It’s “Another” List (Another in Title)
I Freakin’ Love This Song
Sweet” Rock and Roll
Rock the Clock
5 Legendary Title Tracks
5 Stellar Rock Star Movie Cameos
The List is going “inside the music”
The Greatest “The” Songs
Halloween Rock
Rock’s Best Drummers
The Second British Invasion-80’s
Ridin’ the Rails
A “peck” of Peters
House Bands
The most colorful list ever
Song Titles that would make Great Bumper Stickers
All or Nothing
Banned by the BBC
It’s the 5 top British Bands that aren’t The Beatles, The Stones, The Who, P
By “George” I think I’ve got it!
Guest Guitarists
Bo Diddley Beat
Rock Songs that Paul Anka Covered (I’ll play originals of course)
The Best of "The Bad"
Brothers in Rock-Last Air
Rock and Roll Spelling Bee
Rocks Greatest The Bands
Rocks Greatest Concept Albums
When Rockers Go Disco
Another “Best”
Top 5 Bands Critics Love to Hate
Invasion of the Canadian Rock Star Guys
Rockin’ by Numbers
Canada’s Top Guitarists
A Rock and Roll Road Trip
Sue You/Sue Me Blues
Black Listed
It’s a Global Protest
Styx and Stones
Rocks Greatest Opening Tracks
Inside the Music take 3
Rock and Roll Shout Out
Golden Touch
Intro to Guitar Intros
Rocks Best Cover Bands
Teenage Wasteland
Dan’s “Got the Blues”
The “Eyes” Don’t Have It (Rockers in Glasses)
Rocks Top Rhythm Guitarists
The list is “Alive”
Midnight Madness
Rocks Greatest Movies
Meteorlogical Rock
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