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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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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)
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