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July 2011 Blog Posts (9)

WOR-FM, THE FIRST COMMERCIAL FM ROCK STATION PT.2

As the 45th Anniversary of WOR-FM's July 30th 1966 going on the air approaches, I'll continue with some fun old airchecks and music only from 1967 and before.

And I know there are radio freaks like myself who LOVE those old airchecks.

In many cases they bring…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 28, 2011 at 12:17am — 2 Comments

WOR-FM, THE FIRST COMMERCIAL FM ROCK STATION PT.1

No theme, group or artist featured for the next few weeks- but a Radio Station!

A now-defunct Radio Station, WOR-FM, that had really only about 14 months of glory- and sadly, it's call letters no longer even exist.

But it was the FIRST FM to play Rock &…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 26, 2011 at 1:33am — 6 Comments

A PERSONAL DAY- ODDS & ENDS VOL.2 PT.2

Oh man, it is HOT!

This always happens when I am on vacation.

I was supposed to be on a historic battlefield tomorrow, but that's called off- there would be one more fatality... from the heat...ME, LOL!

Looks like I will…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 20, 2011 at 10:49pm — No Comments

A PERSONAL DAY- ODDS & ENDS VOL.2 PT.1

I am taking part of my vacation time this week, so this comes to you from SOMEWHERE, U.S.A.

A time for fun, and this show will reflect that and be fun- a relaxed, chilled out edition of Rockollections with a lot of music and little of me.

There are hundreds of…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 19, 2011 at 12:28am — 6 Comments

COVERED BY THE BEATLES VOL.2 - PT.2

Funny, when I did the Volume One show of Covered By The Beatles it was Winter and cold.

Now I am dying from the heat, lol!

Listen for the air conditioner.

I'll finish the album, With The Beatles, right…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 14, 2011 at 12:30am — 4 Comments

COVERED BY THE BEATLES VOL.2 - PT.1

Here's the next Volume and episode of a now-and-then series I started in February, Covered By The Beatles.

As you should be aware, the Beatles put many older Rock & Roll songs, mostly from America, on their early albums and EP's.

So the simple idea is to…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 12, 2011 at 12:28am — 5 Comments

ENCORE: A CELEBRATION OF AMERICA PT.4 CONCLUSION

The final episode of all songs with “America” in them.

We wrap things up with a few more songs Giving The British Their Say.

Then some info on interesting people who were born or died on the 4th Of July.

After that Hard Times…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 7, 2011 at 12:52am — No Comments

ENCORE: A CELEBRATION OF AMERICA PT.3

These next final episodes in the Celebration Of America, will not all be so warm and fuzzy.

But make no mistake, I LOVE my country!

First off in Pt. 3, a good long set of music regarding the American Dream- which will include a duet by Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan that you may not have been aware of.

I have some…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 5, 2011 at 7:41am — 2 Comments

ENCORE: A CELEBRATION OF AMERICA PT.2

Moving on with Part Two of our expansive Celebration Of America, we make a side trip to Broadway for a famous musical- don’t get nervous, it was a COOL one, lol!

Then, does anyone remember the KBC Band (Kantner, Balin, Casady)?

Well, we are gonna play them.

We will have a little more trivia.

And then a good long set of music about People-Americans!

We will conclude this chapter with a song that was a huge hit in the 60’s, that…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 1, 2011 at 12:59am — 2 Comments

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