Author Archives: Lew

Axl’s Birthday turning 56

Axl’s Birthday turning 56

CLASSIC CUTS: Welcome to the Jungle    Guns n’ Roses: “Welcome to the Jungle” The Hook: Slash had the initial idea for it, but the whole band actually put it together in one three-hour rehearsal session. Album: Appetite for Destruction Year: 1987 Writers: Axl Rose and Slash Stats: Peaked at number-seven on the Billboard Hot 100. Background: “Welcome to the Jungle” was initially released before “Sweet…Read more »

Today 1/18 is the second anniversary of the passing of #GlennFrey of the #Eagles.

Today 1/18 is the second anniversary of the passing of #GlennFrey of the #Eagles.

Classic Cuts Eagles   Eagles: “One of These Nights” The Hook: A personal favorite of the late Glenn Frey. Album: One of These Nights Year: 1975 Writers: Don Henley and Glenn Frey Stats: Topped the Billboard Hot 100. Background: The late Glenn Frey told us that he and Don Henley were really on a roll as songwriters by the time the Eagles recorded their fourth album, One of These Nights. And for him,…Read more »

Chris Cornell may be gone, but his work on behalf of human rights continues.

Chris Cornell may be gone, but his work on behalf of human rights continues.

The late singer is featured in a new celebrity-heavy video PSA for his #KeepThePromise campaign for refugee children in war-torn countries. Tom Hanks, George Clooney,Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Jennifer Lopez, Ozzy Osbourne, Hugh Jackman, Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Adam Levine, Serj Tankian, Jimmy Fallon and Cornell’s former bandmates Tom Morello and Matt Cameron are just a few of stars who speak in it. The clip starts with two of Cornell’s…Read more »

the 72nd birthday of Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones. January 3rd

the 72nd birthday of Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones. January 3rd

CLASSIC CUTS: Stairway to Heaven    Led Zeppelin: “Stairway to Heaven” The Hook: “The quintessential Zeppelin song.” Album: Led Zeppelin IV Year: 1971 Writers: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Stats: Never released as a single, it was, however, the most-requested song on FM radio throughout the 1970s. Background: John Paul Jones tells us the first time he heard “Stairway to Heaven” it was played to…Read more »

Let’s Cop a Rush

Let’s Cop a Rush

Killer Trio from Canada, hard to pick a song. I have been in Radio for over 33 years, always love playing Rush and why not the spirit of radio with a hell of an introRead more »

What Makes John Bonham Such a Good Drummer?

What Makes John Bonham Such a Good Drummer?

I remember listening to Zeppelin when they came out, something was very special and different about sound from the Vocals of Plant, the Guitar of Page and the Synths of Jones but The Awesome drumming of John Bonham kicked it on it (check this out)Read more »

Top 10 Westerns of All Time

Top 10 Westerns of All Time

From when i was a Kid to now, I loved the western. I had the cowboy hat when i was a kid and the cowboy boots too! so let’s check out the top ten westerns of all time.Read more »