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Posts from November 2013

Best “Evil Music Biz” Songs
They can use you up and spit you out in the Music Biz.  Today on The List Dan will spin out 5 tunes about “evil record labels” and smarmy suits intent on financial gain at the expense of the talent.

The Stroke-Billy Squire
Have a Cigar-Pink Floyd
So You Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star-Byrds
Working for MCA-Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Top 5 Guitar Solos in Rock
Today on The List; join Dan as he counts down the top 5 guitar solos in Rock.  Oh, and the first player he’ll feature is probably a dude you have never heard of!

Two Tickets to Paradise-Eddie Money-Jimmy Lyon on Guitar
While My Guitar Gently Weeps-Beatles-Eric Clapton
Comfortably Numb-Pink Floyd-David Gilmour
Eruption/You Really Got Me-Van Halen-Eddie V
Stairway to Heaven-Led Zeppelin-Jimmy Page
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Rock duets take center stage today on The List.  Dan has chosen 5 of his favorite collaborations in rock to expound upon.  Included in the set is a tune sung by Paul and Riley (non stage names) that serves as a supreme example of how to sing with complete passion about…passion!

When Love Comes to Town-U2 and BB King
Close My Eyes Forever – Lita and Ozzy
Under Pressure – Queen and Bowie
Easy Lover-Phillip Bailey and Phil Collins
Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around-Stevie and Tom
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Fun With Joe Walsh (Joe on Guest Guitar)
Joe Walsh is the big man on The Mountain’s Rock Campus today at 4 on The List.  Dan is feature Joe with the Eagles, The James Gang and Richard Marx?  Yep, and a couple of other guest appearances by Mr. Walsh will be rocked!  Fun with Joe…today on The List!

Don’t Mean Nothin’-Richard Marx-Joe on Guitar
Life in the Fast Lane-Eagles
Split Decision-Steve Winwood-Joe on Guitar
Funk 49-James Gang
Thunder Island-Jay Ferguson-Joe on Guitar
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It’s “Another” List (Another in Title)
It’s time to get Listy once again this afternoon at 4 with Dan Mitchell.  Dan has 5 songs that all make up “another” list…key word; “another.”  Now if you knew you would hear The Who and Pink Floyd would that help you figure it out?

One Way or Another-Blondie
One Thing Leads to Another-The Fixx
Another One Bites the Dust-Queen
Another Tricky Day-The Who
Another Brick in the Wall-Pink Floyd
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I Freakin’ Love This Song
Dan is calling his list today; “I freakin’ love this song.”  It’s 5 tunes he loves to play on the radio  because he wants you to love them!  Hey, feel free to submit your own “I freakin’ love this song” list to Dan.  Visit Dan’s Daily Page at 995 The Mountain Dot Com

A Whiter Shade of Pale-Procul Harum
Movin On-Bad Company
Mona Lisa’s and Madhatters-Elton John
Angel of Harlem-U2
Try and Love Again-Eagles
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Sweet” Rock and Roll
It’s a Sweet edition of The List today at 4 on The Mountain.  Dan has 5 songs with the word Sugar in the title.  No sugar substitutes here just some sweet rock and roll!

Pour Some Sugar on Me-Def Leppard
Sugar Mountain-Neil Young
Brown Sugar-Rolling Stones
Sugar Magnolia-Grateful Dead
No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature-Guess Who
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Rock the Clock
The List today starts at 4, but it really starts at midnight.  And after midnight you’ll catch the 8:15 into the city and the 5:15 home…confused, don’t be.  But do be on time as Dan “Rocks the Clock” today on The List.

After Midnight-Eric Clapton
3 A.M.-Matchbox Twenty (good cross promote for 90’s at 9)
Takin’Care of Business-Bachman Turner Overdrive (8:15 into the city)
5:15-The Who-(Out of my Brain on the 5:15)
Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting-Elton John (It’s 7 O’Clock and I Wanna Rock)
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5 Legendary Title Tracks
One was a legendary band’s swan song, another was a rock anthem for the 80’s.  Today on The List, Join Dan as he features his Top 5 Album title tracks.

London Calling-The Clash
Let it Be-The Beatles
Born in the U.S.A.-Bruce Springsteen
Hotel California-The Eagles
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road-Elton John
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5 Stellar Rock Star Movie Cameos
What is your favorite rock star movie cameo?  Hey, today on The List Dan will feature his top 5.  Number one is from perhaps the coolest cult classic film ever!

No More Mr. Nice Guy-Alice Cooper in Wayne’s World
Power of Love-Huey Lewis in Back to the Future
Even it Up-Heart-Nancy Wilson in Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Can’t You Hear Me Knockin- Stones-Keith Richards in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.’
Glory Days-Bruce Springsteen-Bruce in High Fidelity
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The List is going “inside the music”
Today on The List, it’s a trip “inside the music.” Dan’s got the artists who made them talking about the songs we love.  They’ve been compared to the Rolling Stones, find out what Aerosmith tune was actually inspired bya Rolling Stones tune.

Sweet Emotion-Aerosmith
Werewolves of London-Warren Zevon
Surrender-Cheap Trick
Hard To Handle-Black Crowes
Don’t Stop Believing-Journey
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The Greatest “The” Songs

Never underestimate the power of the word “the.”  Hey, it’s strong enough to drive The List today.  Join Dan at 4 as he presents the top 5 songs with “the” in the title.  The excitement is overwhelming!

The Song is Over-The Who
The Boys of Summer-Don Henley
The Ocean-Led Zeppelin
The Promised Land-Bruce Springsteen
The Weight-The Band

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The Producers
​Pop Goes The “Power-Pop”
​Here’s to Mutt! (Albums produced by Mutt Lange)
​Disturbing Songs People Love
​Tower of Power Baby! (songs with T.O.P. Horn Section)
​Dancing Days are Here Again
​It’s kind of “iffy”
Rocks Greatest Quartets
Top 5 Career Saving Albums
​The Ones That Got Away
​Halloween Screams
​Top 5 Guitar Solos
Breakthrough Albums
Top 5 Guitar Riffs of All Time
​Elvis and Dave and Nick
Fond Farewells
​Another Cover Up
You’ll have to read the Book
Teenage Wastland
Just Kiddin’ Around
Stage Name Origins
​Intro to Guitar Intros
I’m Down With That
​Let Me Repeat Myself
​Peter Meter
Invasion of the Canadian Rock Star Guys
​October Rock and Roll Birthday Bash
​Rockin’ the Organ
Inside the Music
The Color Wheel
​My Initial Offering
Rock and Roll Riders
Inside the Music Part III
Side Projects
Stevie Nicks and Friends
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
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