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Classic Rock Pick of the Week

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

As we get closer to the 2013 Spiediefest and Balloon Rally at Otsiningo Park, Binghamton, I thought it would be a good idea to highlight some of the music from our Classic Rock act for Friday August 2nd - Night Ranger

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Drive My Car – The Beatles [VIDEO]

With the 13th edition of The Whale's Cruisin' Pallooza here, I thought it would be a good time to highlight a song that is about cars - more specifically, driving one, and that's where The Beatles come in!
Hope to see you this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Broome County Fairgrounds in Whitney Point for our annual Cruisin' Pallooza

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – The Who’s ‘Summertime Blues’ [VIDEO]

Summer pays us a visit this week, so it would be fitting to play a "Summer-type" song to guide us into the season.
And that would be The Who's 'Summertime Blues,' from 'Live At Leeds.'
The song actually was co-written and recorded by Eddie Cochran back in 1958

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Kenny Wayne Shepherd [VIDEO]

Happy 36th birthday, Kenny!

Some random facts:
He hails from Shreveport Louisiana, and is an amazing blues artists and musician.
Kenny is self taught and doesn't read music.
His Dad was a radio DJ and dabbled in concert promotion

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Taylor Hill /Getty Images

Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – The Doobie Brothers [VIDEO]

Since the Doobie Brothers are coming to the BU Campus next month, I thought it would be a good time to highlight a couple of their best tunes.
One is "Long Train Running" and the other - "China Grove

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Kiss

May 29th, 1972, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley caught  a show in New York City  by the 'New York Dolls' at the Diplomat Hotel, and  afterward decided to form a band called 'Wicked Lester.'
That band didn't fare well, so Paul and Gene decided to put together a new band

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Ray Manzarek [VIDEO]

With the passing of Ray Manzarek, I looked around for something that would be amazing to know about him and The Doors.
I think I found it - Ray explaining the story of 'Riders On The Storm.'
Wow, it's very cool!
Ray tells the story as he plays the song and it's definitely worth a watch

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Iron Butterfly’s ‘In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida’ [VIDEO]

'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida' by Iron Butterfly clocks in at 17 minutes 5 seconds, from the 1968 album of the same name, taking up the entire second side of the album.
The album was recorded in Hempstead, NY in May of '68, and peaked at number 30 on the US charts

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – The Beatles ‘Let It Be’ [VIDEO]

May 8th, 1970, The Beatles released their final studio album - 'Let It Be.'
It was album number 12, and came out just after the 'Fab Four' announced their breakup.
'Let It Be' was actually recorded before 'Abby Road," and some argue that "Abby Road' should be considered the final Beatles album since it was recorded and released after "Let It Be' was finished

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Classic Rock Pick Of The Week – Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young [VIDEO]

 

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young released their first live album in April of 1971 and named it '4 Way Street.'
The album, featuring 'Cowgirl In The Sand', 'Suite:Judy Blue Eyes' and 'Teach Your Children' among others, peaked at number one on the Billboard Top Album Chart and shipped as a gold record.
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