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Posts from June 2014


Bad First Concerts
A five pound payday and an unplugged amp, not the best way to start your concert career.  Today on The List join Dan as he shares the terrifying stories of bands with “Bad First Concerts!” 

Barracuda-Heart
Alabama Song-Doors
Lick it Up-Kiss
Welcome to the Jungle-Guns n Roses
Hysteria-Def Leppard

 
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Jefferson Starship Hudson Gardens Preview
In 1965 “Jefferson Airplane” was born.  They would become the first San Francisco band to sign a record contract.  In 1974 they evolved into “Jefferson Starship” and continued to ride the radio. On Sunday, July 13th, Jefferson Starship brings their legendary catalogue to Hudson Gardens.  Join Dan for a preview today at 3 on The List.

Somebody to Love-Jefferson Airplane
Runaway-Jefferson Starship
Count on Me-Jefferson Starship
Find Your Way Back-Jefferson Starship
Jane-Jefferson Starship
 
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The 5 Greatest 3 minute Rock Songs
You’ve heard of the “3 minute egg”…yes? Today on The List Dan’s featuring 5 of the most awesome “3 minute songs” in rock.  And, there’s even bonus cowbell!

Shakin’-Eddie Money
Rain-Beatles
Killer Queen-Queen
Free Ride-Edgar Winter
Honky Tonk Women-Rolling Stones
 
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Soccer Lovin’ Rockers
As the U.S. team continues the World Cup chase, Dan’s got a list soccer lovin’ rockers today at 3.  They are all English, all hall of famers and all crazy about soccer.  One of them even once owned a quite famous team!

Tumbling Dice-Rolling Stones-Mick Jagger
Accidents Will Happen-Elvis Costello
Big Log-Robert Plant
Stay With Me-Faces-Rod Stewart
Madman Across the Water-Elton John
 
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It’s all in the Family
It’s all in the family today at 3 on The List—our man Dan will be layin’ down tunes for Uncles and Cousins and Sisters too.  Oh, and we can’t forget Mama!

Daugher-Pearl Jam
Uncle John’s Band-The Band
Look at Little Sister-Stevie Ray Vaughan
Mama-Genesis
Cousin Dupree-Steely Dan
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Outlaw Rock
It’’s Outlaw rock this time around on The List.  Dan’s got 5 tunes with a most definite old timey outlaw vibe.  The final tune is a rock and roll history lesson gone bad!
 
Bad Company-Bad Company
Gimme Some Water-Eddie Money
Midnight Rider-Gregg Allman
Desperado-Eagles
Ballad of Billy the Kid-Billy Joel

 
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Tower of Power Baby!
It’s a trip to the “Tower of Power” today on The List.  The Tower of Power horn section that is.  Dan’s got his ears on some tunes featuring rocks greatest horns for hire.  He’ll even get you “Hip”to one of their tunes.

Santana-Everybody’s Everything
The Bitch is Back-Elton John
Jane-Jefferson Starship
Even it Up-Heart
What is Hip-Tower of Power
 
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Rocks Greatest Trios
It’s full on countdown mode today on The List.  Dan will unveil his top 5 trios in rock.  It’s an English band that tops The List!

Spirit of Radio-Rush
De Do Do Do-Police
Tush-ZZ Top
All Along theWatchtower-Hendrix Experience
Strange Brew-Cream
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I Can’t Hear You (hearing impaired rockers)
Rock too hard and too loud and eventually you pay a hard price.  Today on The List join Dan as he features 5 rock star guys who are hearing impaired.  I SAID HEARING IMPAIRED! 

Crazy Train-Ozzy
Cinnamon Girl-Neil Young
People Get Ready-Jeff Beck/Rod Stewart
Rough Boys-Pete Townshend
Let it Rain-Eric Clapton
 
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I Can’t Hear You (hearing impaired rockers)
Rock too hard and too loud and eventually you pay a hard price.  Today on The List join Dan as he features 5 rock star guys who are hearing impaired.  I SAID HEARING IMPAIRED! 

Crazy Train-Ozzy
Cinnamon Girl-Neil Young
People Get Ready-Jeff Beck/Rod Stewart
Rough Boys-Pete Townshend
Let it Rain-Eric Clapton
 
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Best “Stick it to the Man Songs”
Give a legendary rocker a platform of song…and he might just take the opportunity to “stick it to the man.”  Today at 3 on The List, Dan’s got 5 such songs.  Including one CCR tune that is a direct shot at David Eisenhower !

Wont’ Get Fooled Again-The Who
Fortunate Son-CCR
Smells Like Teen Spirit-Nirvana
Signs-Five Man Electrical Band
The End of the Innocence-Don Henley
 
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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
Top 5 Guitar Solos in Rock
Duets
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
Ridin’ the Rails
A “peck” of Peters
House Bands
The most colorful list ever
Song Titles that would make Great Bumper Stickers
All or Nothing
Banned by the BBC
It’s the 5 top British Bands that aren’t The Beatles, The Stones, The Who, P
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