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Posts from March 2014


The List is “Alive”
As Gene Wilder once said “it’s alive!”  Well, that’s pretty much the gist of today’s list!

Alive-Pearl Jam
Don’t Take Me Alive-Steely Dan
Love Alive-Heart
Alive and Kickin’ –Simple Minds
Love is Alive-Gary Wright
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Stream of Consciousness Rock
Bob Dylan starts it and there’s a “reunion” at the end of it.  Today on The List, Dan’s plugging into the “stream of consciousness” in rock!


Subterranean Home Sick Blues-Bob Dylan
It’s the End of the World as we Know it-REM
Blinded by the Light-Bruce Springsteen
We Didn’t Start the Fire-Billy Joel
Life is a Rock-Reunion
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Rock’s Greatest Concept Albums
Dan has conceptualized another list to share with you today.  He’ll be counting down the top 5 concept albums in rock.  Number 5 may be a head scratcher and number one is a no-brainer!

Captain Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy-Elton John
Ziggy Stardust-David Bowie
Time-Pink Floyd
Sgt. Pepper/Day in the Life-Beatles
Pinball Wizard-The Who
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Best of the Bad
It’s the best of the “bad” today on The List.  Join Dan as he plays 5 tunes that are so bad…they’re 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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“Count Me In”
You can count on hearing The List every weekday afternoon at 4 and today you’ll be getting a dose of “count-ins.”  5 songs on which the rockers left the count in on the recording…some even in other languages.  

Vertigo-U2-Updated Needed
I Saw Her Standing There-Beatles
Can’t Get Enough-Bad Company-Edit needed-Take out “last year” ahead of Joe Perry
Coconut Song-Nilsson
Turn the Page-Bob Seger
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Songs with the word “song” in the title
What song “trait” do Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Stone Temple Pilots, Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith have in common?  While you cogitate on it, rest assured that Dan has the answer today at 4 on The List!

Songbird-Fleetwood Mac-Update needed
Interstate Love Song-STP
Immigrant Song-Led Zeppelin
Border Song-Elton John
Same Old Song and Dance-Aerosmith-Updated Needed
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The Top 5 British Bands That Aren’t…
Quite simply, today’s “The List” with Dan Mitchell features the top 5 British Bands that aren’t The Beatles, The Stones, The Who, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Kinks, or Cream.


Train in Vain-Clash
Photograph-Def Leppard
Land of Confusion-Genesis
Roundabout-Yes
Bohemian Rhapsody-Queen
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Top Rock Vocalist Male
You ever think about being able to sing like some famous rocker?  Well, Dan does.  Today at 4 on The List, join him as he shares his top 5 male vocalists.  His final choice may just be the greatest rock vocalist ever.


Fortunate Son-CCR-John Fogerty
Alive-Pearl Jam-Eddie Vedder
Mona Lisa’s and Mad Hatters-Elton John
Rain King-Counting Crows-Adam Duritz
Won’ Get Fooled Again-Roger Daltrey
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​I’m on “The Move”
Here comes the weekend and it’s time to get “moving!”  Today at 4 on The List, Dan has 5 songs sure to do the trick.  Oh, you can thank him later!


Move it on Over-George Thorogood
Movin’ On-Bad Company
Movin’ Out (Anthony’s’ Song)-Billy Joel
Room to Move-John Mayall
Moving’ in Stereo-The Cars
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Rock’s Best Drummers
The most talented drum whackers ever to whack a drum will be shown some big time love today at 4 on “The List.”  Dan’s got a countdown in his brain he just has to get out.  Join him so you have the opportunity to disagree vehemently!

Every Little Thing She Does is Magic-Police
Roundabout-Yes
My Generation-The Who
Tom Sawyer-Rush
Good Times, Bad Times-Led Zeppelin
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Rock’s Greatest “The” Bands
There will be an upset of gigantic proportions today on “The List.” Dan will be counting down his choices for the top 5 “The” Bands in rock history.  You know bands with “The” in their name.  Tune in for whatmay be rock and roll blasphemy today at 4 on The Mountain


Rock The Casbah-The Clash
Love Reign O’er Me-The Who
Tumbling Dice-The Rolling Stones
Revolution-The Beatles
The Weight-The Band
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Canada’s Top Guitarists
From North of the Border they will come to play for you.  Today at 4 on “The List” join Dan as he features 5 of Canada’s top guitarists.  


Magic Power-Triumph
Takin’ Care of Business-BTO
Showdown at Big Sky-Robbie Robertson
Cinnamon Girl-Neil Young
Limelight-Rush
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Black Listed
I’ll give you the artists, you try to figure out the theme.  Van Halen, The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, AC/DC and Kenny Wayne Shepherd make “The List” today.  Join Dan Mitchell today at 4.

Black and Blue-Van Halen
Blue on Black-Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Paint it Black-Rolling Stones
Black Friday-Steely Dan
Back in Black-AC/DC
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Rock’s Greatest “The” Bands
There will be an upset of gigantic proportions today on “The List.” Dan will be counting down his choices for the top 5 “The” Bands in rock history.  You know bands with “The” in their name.  Tune in for whatmay be rock and roll blasphemy today at 4 on The Mountain

Rock The Casbah-The Clash
Love Reign O’er Me-The Who
Tumbling Dice-The Rolling Stones
Revolution-The Beatles
The Weight-The Band
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Canada’s Top Guitarists
From North of the Border they will come to play for you.  Today at 4 on “The List” join Dan as he features 5 of Canada’s top guitarists. 

Magic Power-Triumph
Takin’ Care of Business-BTO
Showdown at Big Sky-Robbie Robertson
Cinnamon Girl-Neil Young
Limelight-Rush
 
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Black Listed
I’ll give you the artists, you try to figure out the theme.  Van Halen, The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, AC/DC and Kenny Wayne Shepherd make “The List” today.  Join Dan Mitchell today at 4.

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