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Posts from October 2013

Halloween Rock
It’s the Halloween edition of The List today at 4 on The Mountain.  There’s Witches, Werewolves, Zombies and more creepy crawly tunes then you can handle….plus, really cool sound effects!

Werewolves of London-WarrenZevon
Godzilla-Blue Oyster Cult
Season of the Witch-Donovan
Dead Man’s Party-Oingo Boingo
Don’t Fear the Reaper-Blue Oyster Cult
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Locations: London
People: Warren Zevon Godzilla-Blue

Rock’s Best Drummers
Dan’s in countdown mode today on The List.  Tune in at 4 as he presents the top 5 drummers in Rock History.  Their may be a big upset in the works for the top spot!

Every Little Thing She Does-Police-Stewart Copeland
Roundabout-Yes-Bill Brufford
My Generation-The Who-Keith Moon
Tom Sawyer-Rush-Neal Peart
Good Times Bad Times-Led Zeppelin-John Bonham
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The Second British Invasion-80’s
Today on The List-The British are coming…again!  Dan has chosen 5 of the most impressive early 80’s “synth-pop” bands.  It was a new decade and English acts were once again having their way with us.  Now, the top band rises above the  rest.  They have sold over 100 million records and were dubbed “The prettiest boys in rock.”

A Flock of Seagulls-I Ran
Thompson Twins-Hold Me Now
Eurythymics-Would I Lie to You
Tears for Fears-Head Over Heals
Duran Duran-Girls on Film
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Ridin’ the Rails
Join Dan this afternoon at 4 as he “rides the rails’ on The List.  He’s featuring 5 songs with well-trained musicians, singing about trains.  Oh and there’s a free train whistle for everyone who listens!

Crazy Train-Ozzy
Train Train-Blackfoot
Marakesh Express-CSN@Y
Driver 8-REM
Long Train Running-Doobie Brothers
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A “peck” of Peters
Dan Mitchell picked a peck of rockin’ Peters, a peck of rockin’ Peters Dan Mitchell picked.  If Dan Mitchell picked a peck of rockin’ Peters, who are the rockin’ Peters that Dan Mitchell picked?  Hey, tune in at 4 and find out. It’s rock stars named Peter today on The List!

Solsbury Hill (live)-Peter Gabriel
Feeling Stronger Everyday-Chicago-Peter Cetera
Eminence Front-Who-Peter Townshend
Centerfold-J Geils Band-Peter Wolf
(You Gotta Walk) Don’t Look Back-Peter Tosh/Mick Jagger
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House Bands
The “house” is rockin’ today at 4 on The List.  Dan’s putting 5 stellar tunes which happen to have the word house, in the title.  When you tune in…it’ll feel like home!

Burning Down the House-Talking Heads
Our House-CSN&Y
Pink Houses-John Mellencamp
Red House-Jimi Hendrix
The House is Rockin-Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Topics: Politics
People: Stevie Ray Vaughan

The most colorful list ever
What’s purple, red, green, brown and black and blue all over?  Well, it’s Dan’s next edition of The List today at 4.    Now without giving it away, let’s just say that it really is quite colorful…in a rockin’ kind of way!

Blue on Black-Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Brown Sugar-Rolling Stones
Green-Green River-CCR
Purple Haze-Jimi Hendrix
Red Rain-Peter Gabriel
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Song Titles that would make Great Bumper Stickers
Today at 4 on The List, Dan is pushing bumper stickers.  It’s 5 tunes , the titles of which, would make for a nice little bumper attachment.  The Stones, The Who and Sammy Hagar are stuck…the number one rock and roll bumper sticker rocker  comes from the 60’s man…and it applies to everything in life!

You Can’t Always Get What You Want-Rolling Stones
I Can’t Drive 55-Sammy Hagar
Let’s Work Together-Canned Heat
Long Live Rock-The Who
Run Like Hell-Pink Floyd
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All or Nothing
Today on The List, it’s All or Nothing.  Free gives it their all, while Pete Townshend’s got nothing.  Sting says of his contribution to today’s list; "It's about the death of my father, so it's pretty dark as a record but on this song the words are foiled by this fairly jolly tune.”  Hey, you don’t get the word jolly to often in quotes from rock star guys!

All Right Now-Free
Nothing is Everything-Pete Townshend
All She Wants to do is Dance-Don Henley
Nothing from Nothing-Billy Preston
All This Time-Sting
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Banned by the BBC
Today at 4 on The List…you’ll hear 5 songs that were all banned by the BBC.  Paul Simon got axed due to product placement in his tune…a BBC no-no!  The Police mentioned Northern Ireland and Paul McCartney got a bit too sexy for his shirt…and the BBC!

Hi Hi Hi-Wings (sexual)
Invisible Sun-Police (political-mentions Northern Ireland)
Lola-Kinks (product placement)
Kodachrome-Paul Simon (product placement)
Everybody wants to rule the World-Tears for Fears (Banned during first gulf war)
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People: Paul McCartneyPaul Simon

It’s the 5 top British Bands that aren’t The Beatles, The Stones, The Who, P
Today at 4 on The List-It’s the 5 top British Bands that aren’t The Beatles, The Stones, The Who, Cream, The Kinks, Pink Floyd or Led Zeppelin

Train in Vain—The Clash
Photograph-Def Leppard
Land of Confusion-Genesis
I’ve Seen all Good People-Yes
Fat Bottomed Girls-Queen
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By “George” I think I’ve got it!
How many guys named George do you know?  Well there are not a whole lot of them in Rock and Roll.  Today on The List Dan will feature the only 5 he could find…and that’s stretchin’ it!

What is Life-George Harrison
Dixie Chicken-Little Feat (Lowell George)
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer-George Thorogood
Blue Money—George Ivan (Van) Morrison
Pleasant Valley Sunday-Monkees-George Michael (Mickey) Dolenz
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Guest Guitarists
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)
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Bo Diddley Beat
It’s called “the Bo Diddley Beat”…and it permeates rock.  Today at 4 on The List join Dan as features 5 tunes which pay homage to Mr. Diddley by lifting his beat.  Bruce, The Who and U2 are in, tune in at 4 at 4 to findout who else makes the cut!

Magic Bus-The Who
She’s The One-Bruce Springsteen
I Want Candy-Bow Wow Wod
Not Fade Away-Rolling Stones
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Rock Songs that Paul Anka Covered (I’ll play originals of course)
Paul Anka and The List seem like an unlikely combination.  Well, the day has come.  Today at 4 here Paul rock Nirvana, Soundgarden and Billy Idol.  Oh, but it only happens in snippets.  It’s rock songs Paul Anka likes, today on The List!

Smells Like Teen Spirit-Nirvana
Jump-Van Halen
Black Hole Sun-Soundgarden
Eyes Without a Face-Billy Idol
Eye of Tiger-Survivor
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The Best of "The Bad"
You have to have a really “bad” song to make The List today.  Join Dan today at 4 as he presents solid evidence that “bad” can really be good!

Bad Moon Rising-CCR
Yer So Bad-Tom Petty
Bad Company-Bad Company
Born Under a Bad Sign-Cream
I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide-ZZ Top
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Brothers in Rock-Last Air
It’s Brothers in Rock today on The List-today at 4 Dan will count down the top 5 bands in rock featuring male siblings.  Here’s a riddle for you…the number 2 band had a hit covering a song by the top band on today’s list.  Good Luck!

Black Crowes-Jealous Again-Robinson Brothers
INXS-New Sensation-Farris Brothers
Allman Brothers-Whipping Post-Duane and Gregg
Van Halen-Running With the Devil-Eddie and Alex
Kinks-Lola-Ray and Dave
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My Big Bad List
Songs with Choirs
One Hit Wonders 80’s style
Sue You, Sue me Blues
British Americana
Wine, Whiskey and Song
Jump Up and Shout
If you’re Rockin’ and you Know it-Clap your Hands
Top 5 80’s Break-up Songs
Drummers Who Sing Lead
The Beginning and the End
Dynamic Duos on Rock Guitar
Math Rock
​The Periodic Table of Rock
Songs in the Key of Life
5 Line-up changes that Rocked
Rock of Many Colors
One Man Bands
Recorded at Caribou Ranch
Reggae Rock Songs
Top 5 Most “Rockin-est” 80’s tunes
Top American Bands
5 memorable songs NOT from John Hughes Films
I Freakin’ Love this Song
Songs That Mention Other Songs
Beating the Sophomore Jinx
Doomsday Rock
Getting in Touch with my Woman
How do you Like your Joe
Dan’s Dirty Little List
Brought to you by the Letter P
Stalker Rock
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
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
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
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My Big Bad List
Songs with Choirs
One Hit Wonders 80’s style
Sue You, Sue me Blues
British Americana
Wine, Whiskey and Song
Jump Up and Shout
If you’re Rockin’ and you Know it-Clap your Hands