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Posts from September 2014

Inside the Music
Which legendary former Colorado resident gigged with Van Morrison?  What Pink Floyd song once led to an unheard of sing-along at a Floyd show?  Dan’s got the scoop and more when he goes “Inside the Music” today at 3 on The List.

Takin’ it to the Streets-Doobie Brothers
Tenth Ave. Freeze-Out-Bruce Springsteen
Walk of Life-Dire Straits
Wish you were Here-Pink Floyd
Wild Night-Van Morrison
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The Color Wheel
It’s songs of many colors today on The List.  Yep, join Dan at three as he explores Blue hues, green sheens and mellow yellows.  It’s really quite colorful!
Blue Letter-Fleetwood Mac
The Angels Wanna Wearmy Red Shoes-Elvis Costello
Purple Haze-Jimi Hendrix
Yellow Submarine-Beatles
Orange Crush-REM
Green River-CCR
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​My Initial Offering
Dan brings you his “initial” offering on The List today.  Keeping in mind that The List has been on the air for 5 years, how is that possible?  Is there a warp in the space time continuum?  All will be revealed today at 3
CCR-Traveling Band
REM-Everybody Hurts
Turn to Stone-ELO
Takin’ Care of Business-BTO
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Rock and Roll Riders
Today’s List is all about M&M’s, Boa Constrictors and Dwarfs.  It’s all I can say now…you’ll just have to tune in!
Stairway to Heaven-Led Zeppelin
Girls, Girls, Girls-Motley Crue
Band on the Run-Paul McCartney
Real Wild Child-Iggy Pop
Beautiful Girls-Van Halen
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Inside the Music Part III
If you want the stories behind the hits, from the artists who made them?  Then today’s List, is just for you.  Join Dan at 3 to find out what happened in the Tan-Tan in Morocco and learn what Stones tune doesn’t reflect too well on New York City.  Hey, The List rocks, and it’s educational! 

Rock the Casbah-The Clash
Kashmir-Led Zeppelin
Running on Empty-Jackson Browne
Shattered-Rolling Stones
Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo-Rick Derringer
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Side Projects
Dan’s got his ears on some of Rock’s greatest side projects today on The List.  Robert Plant in a band that’s not Zeppelin and John Lennon in group outside The Beatles are a couple of the Highlights!

Handle with Care-Traveling Wilburys
Good Rockin’ at Midnight-Honeydrippers
Instant Karma-Plastic Ono Band
All I Need is a Miracle-Mike and the Mechanics
Ohio-Crosby,Stills, Nash and Sometimes Young
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Stevie Nicks and Friends
Today at 3 on The List, Stevie Nicks will be dropping by.  Oh, and she’ll be bringing some of her favorite people to sing with…outside of Fleetwood Mac

Magnet and Steel-Walter Egan and Stevie
Leather and Lace-Stevie and Don
Gold-John Stewart and Stevie
Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around-Stevie and Tom
Whenever I Call you Friend-Kenny Loggins and Stevie
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My Big Bad List
With the help of Peter Gabriel, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen and others…Dan’s bringing you his “Big, Bad List today at 3.  When you hear it…your life will be enriched!

Big Log-Robert Plant
Badlands-Bruce Springsteen
Big Shot-Billy Joel
Bad (Live)-Ud
Big Time-Peter Gabriel
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Songs with Choirs
Today on The List, Dan is Rockin’ the New Jersey Mass Choir.  He’ll be crankin’ up the Islington School Choir.  Join him at 3 for rockers and their choirs.

You can’t always get what you want-Rolling Stones
Another Brick in the Wall-Pink Floyd
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For-U2 (live)
I Want to Know What Love Is-Foreigner
I am the Walrus-Beatles
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One Hit Wonders 80’s style
Dan’s rolling out some one hit wonders from the 80’s today on The List.  5 bands that only managed to pull one rock hit out of hats.  Well except for the one that had many more.  Hmmm, how could they be a one hit wonder?  Dan’s gonna make it all clear today at 3
Welcome to the Boomtown-David and David

In a Big Country-Big Country
I Want Candy-Bow Wow Wow
Don’t Misunderstand Me-Rossington Collins Band
On the Loose-Saga
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Sue You, Sue me Blues
Who was handed a lawsuit for sounding too much like…himself?  What Beatle was sued for musical plagiarism?  Dan’s got the Sue you, Sue me blues today on The List.

Boogie with Stu-Led Zeppelin
All you need is Love-Beatles
Old Man Down the Road-John Fogerty
I Want a New Drug-Huey Lewis
My Sweet Lord-George Harrison
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Topics: Human Interest
People: George Harrison

British Americana
Americana is defined as “music that honors and is derived from the traditions of American roots music.”  Today on The List, Dan’s giving it a different twist by featuring British artists who are quite fond of the style.

Country Comfort-Elton John
Goin’ to California-Led Zeppelin
Tulsa Time-Eric Clapton
Down to the Waterline-Dire Straits
Rocky Racoon-Beatles
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Locations: California
People: Eric Clapton

Wine, Whiskey and Song
Just in time for the weekend Dan’s serving up Wine, Whiskey and Song today at 3 on The List.  Now if you’re a beer drinker don’t worry…he’s got you covered!

Alabama Song-The Doors
Elderberry Wine-Elton John
Whiskey in the Jar-Thin Lizzy
Red, Red Wine-UB40
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
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Jump Up and Shout
You are invited to Jump up and shout today at 3 while Dan rock’s out another edition of The List.  You see, he’s got some tunes with Jump, Up and Shout in the title…humor him please!

Jump-Van Halen
Jumping Jack Flash-Rolling Stones
Up Around the Bend-CCR
Even it Up-Heart
Shout-Tears for Fears
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If you’re Rockin’ and you Know it-Clap your Hands
Today’s list is a real hand clapper.  Dan’s featuring 5 songs that feature hand claps in the midst of all the rockin’ going on.  Hey, if you’re rocking and you know it…clap your hands!

Bang a Gong (Get it On) T-Rex
Stuck in the Middle With You-Stealers Wheel
Only the Good Die Young-Billy Joel
My Best Friends Girl-The Cars
Jack and Diane-John Mellencamp
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Top 5 80’s Break-up Songs
The first one is a cold slap in the face, the last is perhaps the one song in rock history sung with more angst than any other…Hey, you gotta feel in it in a break-up song.  Dan will be counting down the top 5 break-up songs of the 80’stoday on The List.

You Give Love a Bad Name-Bon Jovi
Don’t you want me-Human League
With or Without You-U2
Tunnel of Love-Bruce Springsteen
Missing You-John Waite
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Drummers Who Sing Lead
Today at 3 on The List, join Dan as he features some of rock’s finest vocalists, who ply their trade from behind the drum kit.  Whackin’ drums and rockin’ out…it’s a gift!

What I Like About You-Romantics
Life in the Fast Lane-Eagles
With a Little Help From my Friends-Beatles
Learn to Fly-Foo Fighters
Up on Cripple Creek-The Band
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The Beginning and the End
Today’s list at 3 with Dan Mitchell starts with “beginning” and ends with the “end.”  And in between…well, more of the same. 

Only the Beginning-ELP
It’s the End of the World…-REM
End of the Innocence-Don Henley
End of the Line-Traveling Wilburys
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Dynamic Duos on Rock Guitar
From Joe and Brad to Izzy and Slash, Dan’s got Dynamic Guitar Duos on the brain and on The List…today at 3. 

Walk This Way-Aerosmith (Joe Perry/Brad Whitford)
Sweet Child of Mine-Guns n Roses ( Izzy/Slash)
Life in the Fast Lane-Eagles (Don Felder/Joe Walsh)
Can’t you Hear Me Knockin’-Rolling Stones (Keith Richards/Mick Taylor)
Layla-Derek and the Dominos (Eric Clapton/Duane Allman)
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Math Rock
Dan’s found some legendary rock tunes with quite unusual time signatures to play for you today on The List.  One the tunes is the Black Sabbath tune Jean Paul Jones wanted to make sure you couldn’t dance to.

Money-Pink Floyd
Solsbury Hill-Peter Gabriel
Whipping Post-Allman Brothers
Black Dog-Led Zeppelin
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​The Periodic Table of Rock
Dan’s putting on his big science hat for the list today.  Join him at 3 as he presents the Periodic Table of Rock. 
Iron Man-Black Sabbath

Silver, Blue and Gold-Bad Company
Heart of Gold-Neil Young
Loveis Like Oxygen-Sweet
Somebody to Love-Queen (Freddy “Mercury”)
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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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