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Classic Rock Quiz - August 20th

Who Am I? Before I made it big I was in the Band of Joy. Lately you may have heard I've been playing around with country music. Today is my birthday, in all my 62 years I've had good times and bad times...but I ramble on. Who am I? Answer: Robert Plant

Elvis Died 33 Years Ago Today-Elvis Trivia

Q: The first time Elvis appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, actor Charles Laughton stood in for Sullivan as host. Why? A: Sullivan was recuperating from a car accident.

Q: Child actresses Susan Olson (Cindy on The Brady Bunch) and Anissa Jones (Buffy on Family Affair) each had a small role in which Elvis movie? A: The Trouble With Girls.

Q: In 1975, a singer just into his own early days of fame climbed over the fence at Graceland in hopes of meeting Elvis. Elvis wasn't home, and security politely escorted the singer off the grounds. Who was it? A: Bruce Springsteen

The Latest on Steven Tyler and American Idol

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is talking about whether he's going to become a judge on American Idol. Recently he said, "I'm doing it," but in a new TMZ video Tyler doesn't seem so sure, telling paparazzi, "I don't know, is that the rumor you heard? You know, I don't know, they haven't called me yet. They've got to lay out the bread for me!" Here is the video: http://tinyurl.com/3ajhpe2

Classic Rock Quiz - August 13

In 1984 Robert Plant released an EP of big band type tunes including the songs Sea of Love and Good Rockin' at Midnight. Also in this group were Nile Rodgers, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. What was the name of this group?

Answer: The Honeydrippers.

The Honeydrippers (Page, Plant) - 1984 - Volume On

Kiss has Record McCartney's Venus and Mars

I'm having a hard time picturing KISS doing this...Kiss has recorded a cover version of "Venus And Mars" for an upcoming Paul McCartney tribute album. It's the title track from the 1975 Wings release. Not familiar with the tune? Here it is...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfKugneK5ao

New Liver - New Tour

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Just two months after Gregg Allman had a liver transplant because of the effects of Hepatitis C, The Allman Brothers Band have announced that they are going back on tour with their first shows to be in November!

VH's Dance the Night Away on Santana's New Album

Carlos Santana announced a while back that his upcoming covers album called "Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time," which arrives September 21st, will include the Van Halen classic “Dance The Night Away” sung by Train’s Pat Monahan. If you’re wondering how that cover will sound, here’s Train performing “Dance The Night Away” accompanied by Butch Walker in Westbury, NY this year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbcvBnP58x8&feature=player_embedded

Classic Rock Quiz - August 6th

Ted Nugent's first solo album is "Motor City Madman." This album was released in 1975 following the breakup of his former group. What was the name of his former group? Answer: The Amboy Dukes

Led Zep's Robert Plant Comments on Reunion Show

Although he defiantly refuses to ever do it again, Robert Plant says that Led Zeppelin's 2007 reunion show at London's O2 Arena was the band's best performance since 1975. Plant has been busy with his latest group, the folksy Band Of Joy.

The Knox County Highway Dept. is Rockin' on the Job

A shout out or Mark Ray workin' hard at the Knox County Highway Department. He won the WIMZ Workforce Invasion from Panera Bread. Thanks for listening!
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