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Home Free Vocal Band Live in KOOL 101.7 Morning Show [VIDEO]

Back before they were big stars and won the sing off competition on TV, The Home Free Vocal Band stopped in for a visit in the studio and did an interview and then performed live  on the KOOL 101.7 morning show. They did some of their songs form their Christmas Tour.

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Phoenix And Neon Indian Perform At The Pearl Concert Theater
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This Drummer Might Be At The Wrong Gig, Drummer Makes You Take Your Eye Off The Rest Of The Band [VIDEO]

Not sure if this was filmed at a wedding, a school, or just a concert. This band is funny, but as they start playing, you realize, the drummer might be in the wrong band.

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Journey “Separate Ways”, Could This Be The Worst Rock Video Ever For The Best Rock Song They Ever Did?

Could Journey have made the worst video ever for one of their best songs ever? "Separate Ways" is one of the hardest hitting rock songs they had a hit with and the video could have been a story song or concert footage.....but what we got was this.......

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Duluth Rocks the Block With Legal Aid! [PHOTOS]

Beautiful day for a outside Lunch and Helping raise money for Legal Aid.

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used by permission from spirit Valley Days facebook
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From Kids Events, Food, Car Show, To Music, Here’s A List Of All The Events At Spirit Valley Days

Spirit Valley Days explodes in the streets of West Duluth with food, good times, parades, music, a car show, and among other things the crowning of Miss West Duluth. I talked to the organizer of some of the events Ringo, and she said it is a great way of showcasing what the West part of Duluth can offer.

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(Photo by Gianni Ferrari/GettyImages)
(Photo by Gianni Ferrari/GettyImages)
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What To Bring To Bayfront Blues Festival

KOOL 101.7 is proud to be your Bayfront Blues Festival radio station and we get many questions what is allowable to bring to the Blues Festival at Bayfront Park. So, I have compiled a list.

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What The What? Misheard Lyrics At It’s Best, Joe Cocker Doesn’t Sing What You Think He Does

We all have songs that we sing, and we think we know the lyrics. This was a Birthday present to a friend from a guy on youtube, but I love it. Joe Cocker, as good of a singer as he was, sometimes was hard to understand.  Here's a great version of what you think he might be sayin.

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By:Christopher Polk
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By:Christopher Polk Getty Images Entertainment
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What Would You Say To Rick Springfield If You Met Him?

Tonight I will be on stage bringing on MYNX, later, The Romantics will be on, all to welcome the main event, Rick Springfield. Rick has done it all. He has had many hit songs, and that's what people know him for. If you could go backstage, what would you say to him?

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MYNX facebook, used by permission
MYNX facebook, used by permission
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MYNX, Together Over 30 Years, Opens For Rick Springfield and The Romantics Tonight

The band MYNX was a staple of Duluth music from the 80′s. I used to follow them as a kid and saw them play a Pepsi Music Contest to win a recorded album made at Inland Sea Recording in Superior and airplay on the pop station in Duluth at the time.

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When Is Elvis Week? Estate Celebrates The King Of Rock And Roll With New Postage Stamp And CD

August 16, 2015 will mark 38 years since Elvis Presley passed away.  As they always do, the Presley Estate will mark the occasion with Elvis Presley Week - happening August 8 through 16 this tear - and filled with events tailored to highlight his life and career.  This year they've joined forces with the United States Postal Service to commemorate the King of Rock and Roll with a new postage stamp and CD.

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By:Kevin Winter
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By:Kevin Winter Getty Images Entertainment
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Van Halen Announces Remastered Versions Of Classic Albums On CD and Vinyl In July

Van Halen announced through their website and Van Halen News Desk  that the classic albums Van Halen II, Women & Children First, Diver Down, and Fair Warning have been remastered.

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By:Win McNamee
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What Does BB King Fan Eric Clapton Have To Say About His Mentor, See The Video

BB King passed away last night. To me he was one of the original guitarists. By that, I mean that he was old school, he didn't have someone ahead of him to do what he did, he didn't really have mentor, yet he was a mentor to many.

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