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Posts from December 2013

Rock and Roll Royalty
Rock and Roll Royalty makes The List today.  Queens, Princes, Sultans and Dukes will be honored.  And as far as the King goes, well he is a Royal Pain.  Dan and Stewart Copeland explain today on The List!

King of Pain-Police
Two Princes-Spin Doctors
Mississippi Queen-Mountain
Sultans of Swing-Dire Straits
Sir Duke-Sir Duke
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5 memorable songs from movies that aren’t John Hughes films
It’s 5 memorable songs from memorable moments in motion pictures today on The List…and none of them are from John Hughes films.  Bring your own popcorn and let’s rock at the movies.

You Can Leave Your Hat on-Joe Cocker-9 ½ Weeks
Footloose-Kenny Loggins-Footloose
My Sharona-The Knack-Reality Bites
Philadelphia-Bruce Springsteen-Philadelphia
Walking on Sunshine-Katrina and the Waves-High Fidelity
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The top 5 most rockinest 80's Tunes
They are the top 5 rock songs from the 80’s.  Why, because Dan said so!  Today at 4 on The List, He’ll go all Casey Kasem on you and count em down.  The number one song was lip synced by by Jim Carrey in a Dirty Harry Film.

-Born in the USA-Bruce Springsteen
-Pour Some Sugar on Me-Def Leppard
-Hot for Teacher-Van Halen
-Back in Black-AC/DC
-Welcome to the Jungle-Guns n Roses
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The Life of Brian
It’s the Life of Brian today on The List-Dan Counts Down the top 5 dudes named Brian in classic rock.  By the way, the number one Brian of all time is not only a rocker; he’s also a school chancellor and an astro-physicist!

Brian Eno (Producer) U2--I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
Brian Setzer-Stray Cats-She’s Sexy and 17
Brian Jones-Paint It Black-Rolling Stones
Brian Johnson-AC/DC-Back in Black
Brian May-Queen-Killer Queen
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Golden Rock Gods
It’s almost like a beauty pageant today on The List.  Dan has assembled his 5 choices to compete for the title of top “Golden Rock God.”  You might think Robert Plant or Roger Daltrey would get the top spot, but watch out for the upset.  Golden Rock Gods throw down, today at 4 on The List.

David Lee Roth-Beautiful Girls-Van Halen
Joe Elliot-Photograph-Def Leppard
Roger Daltrey-Baba O’Riley-The Who
Robert Plant-Whole Lotta Love-Led Zeppelin
David Coverdale-Here I go again-Whitesnake
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Snappy Tunes/Dark Lyrics
So, you pen a song with doom and gloom lyrics and wrap it up in a snappy tune…it’s a gift to be sure.  Today on The List The Beatles, REM and CCR are among the bands who show you how it’s done!  Snappy Tunes/Dark Lyrics today on The List!

Killer Queen-Queen
Maxwells Silver Hammer-Beatles
Born in the USA-Bruce Springsteen
Bad Moon Rising-Creedence Clearwater Revival
It’s The End of the World as We Know It-REM
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Takin’ a break from the band
It’s entirely possible to have a way popular rock and roll band and still have time to pick up some extra cash as a solo act as well.  Today at 4 on the List, Dan has five examples of rockers who did just that, while the band was still rockin’!  And what guy from the 80’s tops the list?  Well, the more famous he got, the more hair he lost…

After The Fire-Roger Daltrey
Stand Back-Stevie Nicks
Midnight Blue-Lou Gramm
Oh Sherrie-Steve Perry
I Missed Again-Phil Collins
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Lovin’ it Live (Songs That are Better Live)
Today at 4, Dan goes “live” with The List.  Join him as features five songs that sound a whole lot better live than they do as studio recordings.  Two of them were recorded in Japan…must have been something in the water!

Silver Springs-Fleetwood Mac
I Want You to Want Me-Cheap Trick
Coming Up-Paul McCartney Live at Glasgow
Smoke on the Water-Deep Purple (Live in Japan)
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