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25 Years Ago: Whitesnake Slip Some Tongue

When ‘Slip of the Tongue’ arrived in stores on Nov. 18, 1989, Whitesnake’s career had never been so healthy, thanks to recent platinum sales, smash hits and sold-out tours.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Hey Nineteen by Steely Dan [VIDEO]

In this song, an older man is seducing a 19-year-old girl. He's a bit conflicted, as her inexperience frustrates him when she doesn't even remember Aretha Franklin.

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Motown’s Studio Band The Funk Brothers [VIDEO]

In this episode, I recommend the Standing in the Shadows of Motown DVD to add to your collection. The DVD takes you on a personal journey with the original Funk Brothers from the beginning Motown, to it's demise. Be sure

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Don’t Panic, Little River Band Rock The Clyde, See The Pictures

The Little River Band Rocked the Clyde on Thursday, I took some pictures while they were playing and before when I was able to take a few people backstage. I just want to say thanks to Twin Ports Night Life, they are always good to us and last night was no different. I also want to thank Little River Band, and Don't Panic. They were both true professionals, with a great sense of humor.

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Rayman Recommends Two Books on Minnesota & Wisconsin Bands [VIDEO]

I've talked on books to add to your rock and roll library in past segments, and I've saved the best for last. Each book goes through every artist or band that charted on the top 40, and top 100 that came from Minnesota and Wisconsin

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46 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix’s Album Cover Banned

In November 1968, a handful of British record stores banned the Jimi Hendrix Experience's new album from their shelves due to its cover art.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Misunderstanding by Phil Collins [VIDEO]

To write song for the album, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks moved into Collins' house in Surrey, England for six weeks. Collins hadn't done much writing at that point, but Rutherford and Banks were very impressed when he played them this song.

 

 

 

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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Arrested in Arizona

A delayed flight leads to big trouble for the Doors frontman.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-50 Ways to Leave Your lover by Paul Simon [VIDEO]

In a 1975 interview published in Rock Lives: Profiles and Interviews, Simon told the story of this song: "I woke up one morning in my apartment on Central Park and the opening words just popped into my mind: 'The problem is all inside your head, she said to me...'

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30 Years Ago: The Who Say Farewell (Sorta) With ‘Who’s Last’

The Who have toured so much in the past 15 years that it’s amusing to think of the rock titans staging a “Farewell Tour” way back in 1982.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-You May Be Right by Billy Joel [VIDEO]

In this song, Joel takes the persona of a guy who is told he is reckless.

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Wayne Nelson Of Little River Band Tells Us About New Music And A Surprise On November 13th

When you are a fan of a band when you meet them there are expectations that they are a nice person and your experience with them will be something to remember. That has been my experience with The Little River Band.

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