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
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
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
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
When it comes to a great Rock song, one that gets you up and jumpin' around, AC/DC's 'It's A Long Way To The Top' fits the bill, and adding the sound of bagpipes in the mix, just makes it that much better
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
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
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
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
It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on .
To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you.
To activate your account, please confirm your password.
When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.
*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.
Welcome back to Whale Nation
It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://991thewhale.com using your original account information.