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Posts from May 2014

Photo Shop Rock
Today at 3 on The List, join Dan as he snaps off some real beauties in a set he is calling “Photo Shop Rock”…because Every picture tells a story…don’t it?

Freeze Frame-J. Geils Band
Kodachrome-Paul Simon
Pictures of Matchstick Men-Status Quo
Photograph-Def Leppard
Every Picture Tells a Story-Rod Stewart
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Bands Before They Were Famous
Get ready for Golliwogs and Warlocks today at 3 on The List…Now it’s not a geeky “role play” game, it’s actually a look at bands before they famous

Dani California-Red Hot Chili Peppers
Good Lovin-Grateful Dead
Love Reign O’er Me-The Who
Even Flow-Pearl Jam
Born on the Bayou-CCR
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Rock’s Best Golfers
Today on “The List”…step right up and see if you guess who the amazing golf ball whacker guys in rock are.  Dan’s teeing up Classic Rock’s top 5 golfers…according to Golf Digest!

I’m Just a Singer in a Rock and Roll Band-Moody Blues
Roadhouse Blues-Doors
Workin’ For a Living-Huey Lewis and the News
Owner of a Lonely Heart-Yes
No More Mr. Nice Guy-Alice Cooper
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This List is for the Birds
“The List” with Dan Mitchell today is totally for the birds.  Take flight at 3 as Dan explores some bands with aviary connections.  Sonically, it’s a list soaring possibilities! 

Eagles-Take it to the Limit
Counting Crowes-Mr. Jones
Black Crowes-Jealous Again
Flock of Seagulls-I ran (So far away)
Byrds-My Back Pages
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Don’t have no Double Negatives
Dan don’t got no time to explain today’s list to you after the fact.  Make sure you tune in at 3 for a positive spin on double negatives.  It’s grammatically incorrect, but it rocks!

Don’t Come Around HereNo More-Tom Petty
You ain’t seen Nothing Yet-BTO
Don’t Ask Me No Questions-Lynyrd Skynyrd
I Can’t Get No (Satisfaction)-Rolling Stone
Another Brick in the Wall-Pink Floyd
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The Voice of Paul Rodgers
He’s simply known as “The Voice.”  Today at 3 on The List join Dan as he rock’s out with Paul Rodgers,  the voice of Bad Company, Free and the Firm.  Listen to win tickets to see his show at Hudson Gardens on June 8th

All Right Now-Free
Movin’ On-Bad Company
Feel Like Makin’ Love-Bad Company
Satisfaction Guaranteed-The Firm
Fat Bottomed Girls-Queen & Paul Rodgers
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Ladies of the 80’s
The spotlight shines on the ladies of the 80’s today on the list.  If you listen you’ll no doubt have MTV flashbacks while you rock out to some of the best female rockers of the decade.  Which band from 70’s came back even stronger in the 80’s?  Get the answer to that question today at 3 on The List!

Shadows of the Night-Pat Benatar
Hazy Shade of Winter-Bangles
I Hate Myself for Loving You-Joan Jett
I Anyone Falls-Stevie Nicks
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Rock’s Greatest Movies
Dan’s in countdown mode today on “The List.”  Tune in at 3 as lays out his selections, and twisted reasoning, for the 5 greatest Rock and Roll movies!

Tiny Dancer-Elton John
Burning Down the House (live) Talking Heads
Further on up the Road (live) Band
Hard Days Night-Beatles
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It’s big fun with an event Dan is billing as Piano-Rama today on The List.  Join him at 3 as he features some of rock’s most gifted piano men.  Is it a coincidence that 3 of them are named Billy?  Conspiracy theorists are already buzzing!

Get Back-Beatles-Billy Preston
Every Little Kiss-Bruce Hornsby
I Know a Little-Lynyrd Skynrd-Billy Powell
Scenes from an Italian Restaurant-Billy Joel
Tiny Dancer-Elton John
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Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star
Today at 3 on The List for better or for worse rock and roll dreams will come true.  Among others, hear the story of the band who, with the help of Shel Silverstein,  willed themselves onto the cover of a major rock and roll publication. 

Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star-Eddie Money
Rock and Roll Band-Boston
Cover of the Rolling Stone-Dr. Hook
Shooting Star-Bad Company
Jukebox Hero-Foreigner

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Tags :  
Topics: Entertainment_Culture
Locations: Boston
People: Eddie Money

Dancing Days are Here Again
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to cut a rug today at 3 on The List.  It’s a solid demonstration of songs you can dance to, with “dance” in the title.  Above and beyond that, you’ll also learn why Led Zeppelin will never re-unite.  Jimmy Page and Robert Plant will address the issue.

Dancing in the Streets-Van Halen
Dancing in the Dark-Bruce Springsteen
Dancing Days-Led Zeppelin
Let’s Dance-David Bowie
Come Dancing-The Kinks

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Topics: Human Interest
People: Jimmy PageRobert Plant

May Birthdays
Birthday boys Lou, Bob, Billy and Jack are all invited to the list party today at 3.  The mystery guest slated to join them is an active rocker who is most likely to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

Midnight Blue-Lou Gramm
Hollywood Nights-Bob Seger
You May Be Right-Billy Joel
Angel of Harlem-U2
White Room-Cream
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“Hey” Fever
It’s a diagnosed case of “hey” fever today at 3 on The List.  With “hey” being the operative word for any song Dan might choose to play.  It’s a master’s class in hey-ology.  With that in mind, hey…don’t you miss it!

Hey Jude-Beatles
Hey Hey What Can I Do-Led  Zeppelin
Hey Tonight-CCR
Hey 19-Steely Dan
Hey Joe-Jimi Hendrix
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Always Leave Them Wanting More
The double album is rock is quite the ambitious undertaking.  There have been some double albums which seemed a bit “fat”…perhaps a single album would have served the artist better.  Today at 3 on The List join Dan for a set he calls; “always leave them wanting more.”

Cadillac Ranch-Bruce Springsteen
Tusk-Fleetwood Mac
Houses of the Holy-Led Zeppelin
London Calling-The Clash
Back in the USSR-Beatles

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Albums Critics “whiffed” on
Rolling Stone Magazine music critics are notoriously snobby.  Today at 3 on The List, join Dan as he exposes them by featuring 5 albums they whiffed on with unnecessarily and errantly harsh reviews!

Ramble On-Led Zeppelin-Led Zeppelin
Don’t Stop Believing-Journey-Escape
Saturday Nights All Right For Fighting-Elton John-Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Tangled Up in Blue-Bob Dylan-Blood on the Tracks
Every Little Thing She Does is Magic-Ghost in the Machine

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Greatest American Rocker Male
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I’m Putting you on “hold"
What do songs from Toto, Eddie Money, Christine McVie, The Thompson Twins and Argent all have in common?

Baby Hold On-Eddie Money
Hold Your Head Up-Argent
Got a Hold on Me-Christine McVie
Hold Me Now-Thompson Twins
Hold the Line-Toto
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Another “Best” List
It’s an instrument that sounds like a chimpanzee with hiccups and it’s one of the “best” moments in rock, well at least according to Dan. 

Good Times, Bad Times-Led Zeppelin
In a Big Country-Big Country
Me and Julio-Paul Simon
Gimme Shelter-Rolling Stones
Holiday Road-Lindsay Buckingham
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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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