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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Night Moves By Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band [VIDEO]

As I pondered who to highlight for this week's Classic Rock Pick of the Week, Bob Seger's "Night Moves" came on The Whale.
That song has to be my favorite from Bob and the Silver Bullet Band.
My favorite part of the tune is when it slows down toward the end, and these lyrics kick in:
"I woke last night to the sound of thunder, How far off I sat and wondered

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – The Rolling Stones ‘Angie’ [VIDEO]

September 25th, 1973.
I was just starting my freshman year in college, my Father celebrated his 51st birthday, and the Rolling Stone 'Goats Head Soup' struck Gold, largely due to the success of the song 'Angie

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Moby Dick [VIDEO]

Released in October of 1969, Led Zeppelin's 'Moby Dick' is found on the album Led Zeppelin II.
The song actually had two other titles - 'Pat's Delight' and 'Over The Top.'
Of course 'Moby Dick' is taken from the book by Herman Melville

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Silent Lucidity [VIDEO]

Silent Lucidity.
What a haunting song.
Can't put my finger on it, but maybe that's why I like it so much.
This, for me, is one of those songs that you can listen to over and over, and not get tired of hearing it.
What's the message of the song?

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey [VIDEO]

It was about this time of year, back in 1971.
Summer was coming to an end, and it was back to school time where I would be entering my Junior year.
My friends and I soaked up as much fun as we could during those last few days, and of course, with music being a big part of our fun, one of the songs that was a big hit with my group of friends, was Paul McCartney's 'Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey' from the equally popular album 'Ram

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Bullet The Blue Sky [VIDEO]

I became a fan of U2 back in the 80s, especially after their "War' album was released in 1983.
But my favorite of all their albums, has to be 'Rattle and Hum.'
The 1987 studio album and rockumentary film is an amazing work of art, at least for me

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Deep Purple’s ‘Smoke On The Water’ [VIDEO]

The year is 1972, and the album is 'Machine Head' from Deep Purple.
The song 'Smoke On The Water' came about while the group was in Montreux, Switzerland recording an album.

While Deep Purple was in town, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention were playing at the Montreux Casino

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Dire Straits [VIDEO]

This week, Mark Knopfler celebrated his 64th birthday.
Mark is, of course, lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for the Dire Straits.
The group formed in 1977, broke up in 1988, re-formed in 1991, and broke up for good in 1995

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Guns-N-Roses [VIDEO]

1988.
It as a very good year for me...I think, and it was a very good year for Guns-N-Roses.
25 years ago this week, the guys hit the number one position!
The climb may have been long , but GnR's "Appetite for Destruction," topped the album charts in the U

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Night Ranger [VIDEO]

Friday is the day!
Friday August 2nd is the night we get to rock with Night Ranger at the annual Spiediefest and Balloon Rally in Otsiningo Park, Binghamton.
Showtime will be around 7pm.
To help get you in the mood, here's Night Ranger performing 'Don't Tell Me You Love Me', back in 1983

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