Today in Rock History – December 25th

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1964, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, The Miracles, Stevie Wonder and The Marvelettes all appeared at The Fox Theatre, Brooklyn, New York. 1964, The Beatles, recorded six songs for the BBC radio program Saturday Club in London: ‘Rock and Roll Music’, ‘I’m a Loser’, ‘Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby’, ‘I Feel Fine’, ‘Kansas […]

Worst of the Bears – Packers Showdown – 12/21/96

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At great personal risk, and against the advice of counsel, we bring you one of the best worst episodes of the cult classic Bears-Packers Showdown. We go back to Christmas Eve of 1996. The Packers were on their way to a date with New England in Super Bowl XXXI, and the Bears finished the season […]

Today in Rock History – December 16th

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1965, Released as a double A side The Beatles ‘Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out’, became their ninth UK No.1 and their third Christmas chart topper in a row. The single was a US No.1 in January 1966. 1966, Pink Floyd appeared at a prohibition themed dance, the AA Students Christmas Carnival, held […]

Today in Rock History – November 21st

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1965, The Rolling Stones perform at Will Rogers Auditorium in Fort Worth, Texas. 1967, The Who play at City Auditorium, Fargo, North Dakota. 1968, Yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage. John Lennon has a Nagra tape recorder sent to the hospital so he can record the last heartbeats of his son, who is named John Ono […]

Home Improvement USA – 11/15/13

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Jeff Lynch from Lynch Construction talks remodeling and what to do when searching out a contractor. Todd Miller from Classic Metal Roof Systems will discuss the advantages of metal roofs, even for residential dwellings.  In our third segment, Alan Schulman makes another appearance on the show to update us […]

Today in Rock History – November 7th

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1967, The Beatles finished recording ‘Blue Jay Way’, ‘Flying’ and ‘Magical Mystery Tour.’ The Beatles have only six songs, not enough for an album so decided to issue a double-EP. Capitol Records didn’t think the double-EP format would be acceptable for the US market, so they decide to put out an album instead. The six […]

Our Tributes to Lou Reed

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The sad news of Lou Reed’s passing on October 27th, 2013 stirred up a lot of emotions. There is one person here at InternetFM.com that knew more about the co-founder of the Velvet Underground that any of us. Eric Berman had all of the recordings by both Reed and the Velvets.  He saw Reed numerous […]

Today in Rock History – October 27th

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1964, 31 year old Salvatore Philip Bono married 18 year old Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere. For a time they performed together as Caesar and Cleo before changing the name of their act to Sonny and Cher. Their union lasted 12 years. 1966, The Four Tops were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Reach […]

Today in Rock History – October 26th

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1963, Bob Dylan played a sell out concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City. 1965,  Queen Elizabeth II invested The Beatles with their MBE’s at Buckingham Palace, London. According to an account by John Lennon, the group smoked marijuana in one of the palace bathrooms to calm their nerves. Many former recipients gave their […]

On the Air – 10/23/13

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Another regular airshift at WMXM 88.9 FM – Lake Forest College, which included a feature on David Bowie, with deep tracks from his early albums, The Who, Spirit, The Great Society, Derek & the Dominos (live,) Genesis, Iron Butterfly, and more, including several tracks from vinyl as noted below.)   Check it out: alt. link […]

Today in Rock History – October 23rd

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1966, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded their first single ‘Hey Joe’, at De Lane Lea studios in London. The earliest known commercial recording of the song is the late-1965 single by the Los Angeles garage band the The Leaves; the band then re-recorded the track and released it in 1966 as a follow-up single which […]

Today in Rock History – October 22nd

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1964, The Who, then known as The High Numbers, receive a letter from EMI Records, asking them for original material after their recent audition for the company. 1966, The Supremes had their first No.1 album with ‘The Supremes a Go Go’, knocking The Beatles ‘Revolver’, from the top of the charts. 1966, The Beach Boys […]

Today in Rock History – October 21st

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1965, Wanting to improve on a previous recording session The Beatles started from scratch on a new song called ‘Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)’, finishing recordings in three takes. They also begin working on a new John Lennon song ‘Nowhere Man.’ 1965, On Shindig! tonight you can watch the Kingsmen sing their scandalous “Louie […]

Today in Rock History – October 18th

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1964, The Animals kicked off their first headlining UK tour at the ABC in Manchester with Carl Perkins, Gene Vincent and The Nashville Teens supporting. 1964, Taking a day off from their British tour The Beatles go into the studio and complete the recording of six album tracks and the A-side of their next single: […]

Today in Rock History – October 9th

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1965, The Beatles started a four week run at No.1 on the singles chart with the Paul McCartney ballad ‘Yesterday’, giving the group their tenth No.1. Never released as a single in the UK until 1976. 1967, Jimi Hendrix performed at The Olympia Theatre, Paris. 1969, For the first time in the history of the […]