David Bowie appeared as The Elephant Man on Broadway, Ozzy announced his retirement, and Blondie scored a huge hit with a reggae beat.
We're talking about delicious cheese, the kind of music you wish you could hate, but you can't. What songs are deliciously cheesy? We'll play some of your picks for today's 9:30 Coffee Break.
Today James Norton spoke to The Morning Show's Jill Riley and Steve Seel about the craft cheese scene in Wisconsin. Who knew that so much creative and delicious cheese varieties were waiting for us just across the state line.
How about an infidelity theme for our 9:30 Coffee Break. There are a lot of songs out there on the topic of infidelity so give us your suggestions and we'll pick a couple to play on air.
Today John Moe chatted with The Morning Show about the Overly Attched Girlfriend meme and we take a look at Cake Wrecks.
Today we're celebrating the birthday of Nikolai Fraiture of The Strokes, and enjoying The Beatles' Yellow Submarine movie, which came out today back in 1968.
1965 - Velvet Underground made their live debut when the played at Summit High School, New Jersey, the band were paid $75 for the gig.
Bond, James Bond. Thanks to listener Becky, from Mankato, for reminding us that tomorrow the new James Bond film, <em>Skyfall</em> will be released.
1967 - The first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine was published in San Francisco. It featured a photo of John Lennon on the cover, dressed in army fatigues while acting in his recent film, How I Won the War and the first issue had a free roach clip to hold a marijuana joint.
1965 - The Beatles worked on a new George Harrison song "Think For Yourself" at Abbey Road for their forthcoming <em>Rubber Soul</em> album. After rehearsing the song, they recorded the basic instrumental track in one take.
The Cars' Ric Ocasek released his first solo album in 1982 and gave it a perplexing title. Is it pronounced "be-AT-ih-tude" - such as in the teachings of Jesus that include such sayings as "blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth" - or "BEAT-ih-tude," referencing a literary journal from the '50s that published the work of the "Beat Poets" such as Allen Ginsberg? Ocasek likely enjoyed the ambiguity. We played "Out of Control."
Guitarist Robert Fripp ventured far away from his prog-rock roots in the late 70s after moving to New York's Hell's Kitchen, and the post-punk eclecticism shows on his first proper solo album, "Exposure."
Give Us a Wink is an album released in March 1976 by the British rock band Sweet. It was their first album to be fully written and produced by the band themselves. We played "Action" which reached the Top 10 in many European countries.
The California based band led by the Alvin brothers has been pumping out good ol' fashioned amped-up American roots rock for several decades. "Hard Line" contains the song "Dark Night," which has been used on TV and movie soundtracks ranging from "Miami Vice" to the Robetr Rodriquez/Quentin Tarrantino vampire flick "From Dusk Til Dawn."
Gabriel's 1978 solo album was the second of three known simply as "Peter Gabriel" (his fourth would have had the same title yet again if Geffen Records hadn't balked). This one is sometimes nicknamed "Scratch" for its cover art depicting Gabriel appearing the scratch the air with his fingernails. We played "On the Air."