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MONDAVE!
Feb. 20, 2017 9:08 am

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: Champagne and Beer.

Today is Presidents' Day. It's also Cherry Pie Day, Hoodie Hoo Day and Love Your Pet Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1960 Jimi Hendrix made his stage debut at a show at a Seattle high school.
1974 Cher files for divorce after ten years of marriage to Sonny Bono.
1976 Kiss had their footprints implanted on the pavement outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
1991 Bob McBride, lead singer of the group Lighthouse, dies at the age of 51.
2003 100 people died after pyrotechnics ignited a club during a Great White performance.
2016 A lock of John Lennon's hair, cut from his head in 1966 for his role in the film How I Won the War, sold at auction for $35,000.

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE! It seems that people can't get enough of the Lego Batman movie as it held on to the top spot for a second week in a row. Meanwhile, the highest debuting movie of the week was The Great Wall landing in the #3 spot after Fifty Shades of Darker, which held on to #2. Click here for the rest of the rankings.

GAGA'S RECORD PERFORMANCE! The NFL is claiming that Lady Gaga's Super Bowl halftime performance was the most-watched musical event OF ALL TIME. They say that when you add up 118 million TV viewers, as well as the NFL's digital platforms, including Twitter, You Tube, NFL.com and NFL Mobile, the show reached more than 150 million unique people. Unfortunately, I missed it. Get the stats.

TOMMY JAMES HALL OF FAME! Tommy James is among the 15 people who will be inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame this year. He will also perform at the event. Other celebrities who will be inducted include Connie Francis, actor Ray Liotta, Kelly Ripa, and Connie Chung. Get the details.


FRIDAVE!
Feb. 17, 2017 1:11 pm

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: Money and Baba O'Riley.

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1960 The Everly Brothers sign a ten year, $1 million contract with Warner Brothers.
         Elvis receives his first Gold record for the album "Elvis".
1966 The Beach Boys begin recording sessions for "Good Vibrations".
1971 James Taylor makes his TV debut on the Johnny Cash Show.
1972 Pink Floyd premiered some material that would appear on "Dark Side of the Moon".
1973 Free, of the 1970 hit "All Right Now", plays their final show at Florida's Hollywood Sportatorium. 1976 The Eagles release "Greatest Hits 1971 - 1975".
2006 Bill Cowsill, of the band The Cowsills, died at the age of 58.


THURSDAVE!
Feb. 16, 2017 9:08 am

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: Patton.

Today is Do A Grouch A Favor Day. I tried. But unfortunately I did it before Keith had his morning cup of joe and the result catastrophic.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1955: Elvis performs at a high school in Odessa, TX. Roy Orbison is in the audience.
1957: The 6.5 Special, Britain's first pop music program, debuts on the BBC.
1964: The Beatles perform in Miami Beach live on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1968: The mayor of Detroit declares today "Aretha Franklin Day."
1972: Rick Nelson begins his first British tour.
1978: The film Abba - The Movie premieres in the UK.
1984: Jerry Lee Lewis is arrested on charges of income tax evasion.

NEW MOVIES IN THEATERS! Stuff to check out this weekend as of tomorrow include A Cure For Wellness ®, Fist Fight ® and The Great Wall (2017) PG-13). Click here to see what else is new.

DON FELDER SOLO ALBUM! Former Eagle Don Felder is working on a new solo album to coincide with a summer tour. The album will feature a variety of guest musicians including Styx's Tommy Shaw, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and Toto members Steve Lukather and others. Get the details.

YARDBIRDS ON TOUR! The Yardbirds' current incarnation is preparing to launch a tour on March 4 show in Melbourne, Florida. They'll also be taking part in the 2017 Flower Power Cruise which launches February 27th. Click here to check out a recent video of the current Yardbirds performing some of their hits from the 60's.

UNDEAD PEOPLE! Check out some bizarre cases where people have come back alive during their own funeral. Click here to get the creeps.


WEDNESDAVE!
Feb. 15, 2017 9:23 am

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is American Pie and Scenes From An Italian Restaurant.

Today is National Gumdrop Day, Singles Awareness Day and Susan B. Anthony Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1958 Jerry Lee Lewis performs "Great Balls of Fire" on American Bandstand.
1961 Jackie Wilson was shot by Juanita Jones, a girlfriend who had gone to his New York apartment to confront him about another woman. Although he managed to escape and make it to a hospital, Wilson lost a kidney and would carry the bullet that was too close to his spine to be removed, for the rest of his life.
1962 Ray Charles records "I Can't Stop Loving You".
1965 A three pack a day smoker, Nat King Cole died of lung cancer at the age of 47.
1967 Chicago is formed as The Big Thing, then later changes to The Chicago Transit Authority before finally settling on just Chicago.
1968  John Lennon and George Harrison fly to India to study meditation with Maharishi. Ringo and Paul would follow later.
1975 Gino Vannelli becomes the second white artists to perform on Soul Train.
1979 the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack won Album Of The Year and The Bee Gees won Best Pop Group and Best Arrangement For Voices for "Staying Alive".

CELEBRITY SLAM! Carlos Santana learned a hard lesson after a recent interview in which he called Beyonce's work "music to model a dress" to and said, "she's not a singer, singer." Santana claims he was taken out of context but that hasn't stopped Beyonce fans to vent out their anger on Twitter.
Click here for the truth.

CELEBRITY ROBBERY! Alanis Morissette has been robbed. Burglars broke into her L.A. home and made off with two million bucks' worth of jewelry. The singer was not home at the time. Morissette may have made herself a target by posting photos of her jewelry online. Some celebrities just can't learn to stop flaunting their wealth on social media. Get the details.

BOSTON TOUR! Boston is planning to return to the road in a big way in 2017. They will embark on a 48-date North American trek, dubbed the Hyper Space Tour, that will kick off April 14 with a concert in Hollywood, Florida. Get the details.

WHY DO CARTOON CHARACTERS WEAR GLOVES? Get the fascinating answer to another question nobody asked. Click here to watch a video explanation.


TUESDAVE!
Feb. 14, 2017 8:58 am

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: compulsive liar.

Today, of course, is Valentine's Day. But did you know that it's also Ferris Wheel Day and National Organ Donor Day?

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1956 Tab Hunter receives over 62,000 Valentines from female fans.
1964 Chad & Jeremy appeared on the Patty Duke Show.
1972 John and Yoko begin a week long stint as guest hosts on the Mike Douglas Show.
1974 The Captain and Tennille get married.
1978 Dire Straits begin recording their first album.
1985 Whitney Houston's self titled debut album is released.
1986 Frank Zappa appears on Miami Vice.
1992 Wayne's World, starring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, opens in theaters.
1993 Harry Nilsson survives a heart attack. Another would kill him in January, 1994.
1999 Buddy Knox, famous for his 1957 hit  "Party Doll", died at the age of 65.
Elton John appears in a Valentine's episode of The Simpsons.
2010 Doug Fieger, lead singer for The Knack, died of cancer. He was 57.
2012 Whitney Houston passed away at the age of 48.

SOUTHERN ROCK CRUISE! Lynyrd Skynyrd has joined the 2018 lineup of  the Southern Rock Cruise. They'll also headline a show in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on the second day of the cruise, which runs from January 20 to January 25. Also on board will be 38 Special, The Marshall Tucker Band, Molly Hatchet, Atlanta Rhythm Section and more. Click here for the complete lineup.

PAUL SIMON AT EAUX CLAIRES! Paul Simon's first dates of 2017 will be a pair of peroformances at the Eaux Claires Festival in Eau Claire this June. The lineup also includes John Prine, Chance the Rapper, Feist, Wilco and a bunch of other artists you've never heard of. Tickets are on sale now.

BEE GEES SALUTED! The upcoming special Stayin' Alive: A GRAMMY Salute to the Music of The Bee Gees will feature some of today's biggest names all paying tribute to the legendary group, and also will include an appearance by the last surviving Bee Gees member, Barry Gibb. The celebration is in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Fever. Get the details.

TOILET PAPER BEER HOLDER! Now you can enjoy your beer (or wine) while you do your bathroom business. Check out a toilet paper holder that also acts as a beer or wine glass holder. How convenient. See it now!


FINALLY FRIDAVE!
Feb. 10, 2017 1:17 pm

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: The Space Cowboy, The Gangster of Love and Maurice.

Today is Umbrella Day. Looks like you might need one tomorrow.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1956 Little Richard records "Long Tall Sally."
1959 Link Wray performs his instrumental hit "Rumble" on American Bandstand.
1968 The Beatles close their American fan club and business office.
1972 T-Rex, kicks off their first headlining tour of the US.
1993 Oprah Winfrey interviews Michael Jackson on her prime-time TV special.
2005 Roger Daltrey was awarded the CBE by Queen Elizabeth II.

RECORD BREAKING PAPER AIRPLANE! Grab a piece of paper and watch a how-to video on making the perfect paper airplane. Click here for the details.


WEDNESDAY!
Feb. 8, 2017 9:08 am

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: Ian Gillan and Ronnie James Dio - Yes, David Coverdale - no.

Today is Boy Scout Day and Kite Flying Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1959 Johnny Cash performs on The Ed Sullivan Show.
1963 The Four Tops sign with Motown and receive a $400 signing bonus.
1965 The Dave Clark Five begin filming the movie Catch Us If You Can.
1967 Peter And Gordon announce their split up.
1969 George Harrison's tonsils are removed.
1980 David Bowie and his wife Angie divorce after nearly ten years of marriage.
1990 50 year old Del Shannon died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

DEAD CELEB! Richard Hatch, best known for playing Apollo on TV's Battlestar Galactica died yesterday at age 71 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Hatch, who later appeared in the 2004 series reboot,  began his TV acting career on the daytime soap All My Children in 1970. Get the obit.

RARE BEATLES FOOTAGE FOUND! Previously unseen footage of The Beatles performing in Montreal during their first North American tour in 1964 will go up for bid in the U.K. as part of a memorabilia sale. The 10-minute film was discovered recently in a drawer by the grandson of the man who shot it after he passed away. The film is expected to fetch at least $12,500. Watch a snippit.

DAVE DAVIE'S DATES! Dave Davies continues to add dates to his upcoming tour in support of his forthcoming solo album, Open Road. 14 show have been confirmed, launching April 6th in Milwaukee.
Fans can expect to hear stuff from his new album as well as Kinks songs. Get the details.

HOT & COLD PAIN! And now, another answer to the question nobody asked: Why do we feel pain with hot and cold? Click here for the fascinating, if boring answer.

MONDAY, MONDAVE!
Jan. 9, 2017 9:21 am

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is Bachman-Turner Overdrive.

Today is Play God Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!

1959: Dion and the Belmonts perform "A Teenager in Love" on American Bandstand.
1960: Eddie Cochran arrives in England to begin his ill-fated final tour.
1961: Connie Francis is the honoree on This Is Your Life.
1963: Charlie Watts joins The Rolling Stones.
1965: The Beatles '65 shatters Billboard chart records by leaping all the way from #98 to #1 in one week.
1971: Elvis is voted one of the Most Outstanding Young Men of the Year for 1970 by the national board of the Jaycees.
1979: Madison Square Garden hosts an all-star benefit concert for UNICEF.

GOLDEN GLOBES WINNERS LIST! In case you had better things to do last night, here's the complete list of winners from last night's 74th annual Golden Globe awards. La La Land set a record for the most Golden Globe wins, with seven, beating One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Midnight Express. Click 
here to see the rest of the winners.

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE! Rogue One: A Star Wars Story edged out Hidden Figures to maintain the top spot at this weekend's box office, but the final numbers could change. That's because severe winter weather in several theaters in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Virginia and parts of the Deep South forced theaters to either close early or completely shut down. Click here for the rankings so far.

U2 TOUR! U2 has announced that The Joshua Tree will be played in its entirety every night during a 30th anniversary tour of Europe and North America. They're set to play Croke Park in Dublin, 30 years after the original Joshua Tree Tour's two memorable shows at the Dublin venue in June 1987. Get details and dates.

FOODS OF THE FUTURE! Check out some tasty treats that some people think will be common in about 30 years. Click here to take a bite.


FRIDAY!
Jan. 6, 2017 9:05 am

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: Whole Lotta Love.

Today is Bean Day and Cuddle Up Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1956: Lonnie Donegan's cover of "Rock Island Line" enters the UK charts kicking off the skiffle craze.
1957: Elvis makes his third and final appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1964: The Rolling Stones begin their first headlining UK tour.
1968: Dick Clark's rock show Happening '68 premieres on ABC.
1968: Gibson patents their "Flying V" electric guitar.
1993: Bill Wyman announces his upcoming departure from The Rolling Stones.

REYNOLDS/FISHER HONORED! Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds were honored at a private memorial yesterday in Los Angeles. Among the notable guests were Meryl Streep, Courtney Love, Ellen Barkin, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ed Begley Jr. Get the memorial.

STYX/FELDER VEGAS GIG! Styx's five-date Las Vegas engagement with ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder gets underway tonight at The Venetian theater. The shows, titled Renegades in the Fast Lane, also are scheduled for January 7, 11, 13 and 14. Get a preview.

BURNING QUESTION! Today we try to answer another question nobody asked: Why is a dollar called a buck? Click here for the cash.


THE TOP 102 ACCORDING TO YOU!
Dec. 31, 2016 5:33 pm

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Follow along as I count 'em down from 6pm to midnight on the Eagle!

6PM HOUR 1

102. FOOTLOOSE/Kenny Loggins
101. PROUD MARY/Creedence Clearwater Revival
100. LOTTA LOVE/Nicolette Larson
99.  TIN MAN/America
98.  IT'S THE SAME OLD SONG/The Four Tops
97.  CECILIA/Simon & Garfunkel
96.  IT'S STILL ROCK & ROLL TO ME/Billy Joel
95.  WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES/The Doobie Brothers
94.  OVER YOU/Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
93.  TOO MANY FISH IN THE SEA/The Marvelettes
92.  DOWN IN THE BOONDOCKS/Billy Joe Royal
91.  THE STORY IN YOUR EYES/The Moody Blues
90.  ABRACADABRA/Steve Miller Band
89.  JUMPIN' JACK FLASH/The Rolling Stones
88.  DEVIL WOMAN/Cliff Richard
87.  LOVE ME TWO TIMES/The Doors
86.  JUST A LITTLE BIT BETTER/Herman's Hermits

7PM HOUR 2

85. YOU MIGHT THINK/The Cars
84. JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND/The Amboy Dukes
83. IT'S SO EASY/Linda Ronstadt
82. BENNIE AND THE JETS/Elton John
81. GOD ONLY KNOWS/The Beach Boys
80. I JUST WANT TO CELEBRATE/Rare Earth
79. WONDERFUL TONIGHT/Eric Clapton
78. ROCK AND ROLL, HOOCHIE KOO/Rick Derringer
77. I WILL SURVIVE/Gloria Gaynor
76. LOVE THE ONE YOU'RE WITH/Stephen Stills
75. INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS/Strawberry Alarm Clock
74. I CAN HELP/Billy Swan
73. RUN TO HIM/Bobby Vee
72. LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE/The Monkees
71. ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL (PT II)/Pink Floyd
70. HELLO IT'S ME/Todd Rundgren
69. WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN/Percy Sledge

8PM HOUR 3

68. UNDERCOVER ANGEL/Alan O'Day
67. HERE COMES THE SUN/The Beatles
66. WHO CAN IT BE NOW?/Men At Work
65. BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY/Daniel Boone
64. GET OFF MY CLOUD/The Rolling Stones
63. WE'RE AN AMERICAN BAND/Grand Funk
62. ROCK AND ROLL NEVER FORGETS/Bob Seger
61. ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG/Billy Joel
60. RESPECT/Aretha Franklin
59. NO MATTER WHAT/Badfinger
58. ASK THE LONELY/Four Tops
57. CRACKLIN' ROSIE/Neil Diamond
56. THE SEARCH IS OVER/Survivor
55. SOUL MAN/Sam & Dave
54. ROCK'N ME/Steve Miller
53. AMERICAN WOMAN/The Guess Who
52. YOU DIDN'T HAVE TO BE SO NICE/Lovin' Spoonful

9PM HOUR 4

51. DO YOU BELIEVE IN LOVE/Huey Lewis & The News
50. SAN FRANCISCO (BE SURE TO WEAR FLOWERS IN YOUR HAIR)/Scott McKenzie
49. I LOVE THE NIGHTLIFE (DISCO 'ROUND)/Alicia Bridges
48. DANIEL/Elton John
47. YOU REALLY GOT ME/The Kinks
46. JOHNNY B. GOODE/Chuck Berry
45. BORN TO RUN/Bruce Springsteen
44. GIMME SOME LOVIN'/Spencer Davis Group
43. ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT/Cat Stevens
42. TEMPTATION EYES/The Grass Roots
41. GLORIA/The Shadows of Night
40. STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU/Stealers Wheel
39. AFRICA/Toto
38. A WHITER SHADE OF PALE/Procol Harum
37. SISTER GOLDEN HAIR/America
36. DOMINO/Van Morrison
35. HELP ME, RHONDA/The Beach Boys

10PM HOUR 5

34. I'VE GOT A ROCK N' ROLL HEART/Eric Clapton
33. LIGHT MY FIRE/Jose Feliciano
32. LONG TALL SALLY/Little Richard
31. JUDY IN DISGUISE (WITH GLASSES)/John Fred & His Playboy Band
30. NEEDLES AND PINS/The Searchers
29. LIKE A ROLLING STONE/Bob Dylan
28. IMAGINE/John Lennon Plastic Ono Band
27. IT'S RAINING MEN/The Weather Girls
26. OLD TIME ROCK & ROLL/Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
25. VENUS/The Shocking Blue
24. WILD THING/The Troggs
23. HOOKED ON A FEELING/Blue Swede
22. R.O.C.K. IN THE U.S.A./John Cougar Mellencamp
21. BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP/The Foundations
20. JIVE TALKIN'/Bee Gees
19. TEQUILA/The Champs
18. HANKY PANKY/Tommy James & The Shondells

11PM HOUR 6

17. DREAMS/Fleetwood Mac
16. LOVE HER MADLY/The Doors
15. TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN/Steve Miller
14. JAILHOUSE ROCK/Elvis Presley
13. DO WAH DIDDY DIDDY/Manfred Mann
12. NO TIME/The Guess Who
11. YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVIN' FEELIN'/The Righteous Brothers
10. BORN TO BE WILD/Steppenwolf
9.  HEAT WAVE/Linda Ronstadt
8.  RUNAWAY/Del Shannon
7.  OH, PRETTY WOMAN/Roy Orbison & The Candy Men
6.  YOU MAKE MY DREAMS/Hall & Oates
5.  PLEASE COME TO BOSTON/Dave Loggins
4.  FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH (STOP, HEY WHAT'S THAT SOUND)/The Buffalo Springfield
3.  RED RUBBER BALL/The Cyrkle
2.  (I CAN'T GET NO) SATISFACTION/The Rolling Stones
1.  BROWN EYED GIRL/Van Morrison


WEDNESAVE!
Dec. 28, 2016 10:24 am

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: ZZ Top.

Today is Card Playing Day. Anyone up for Old Maid?

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1964: Trumpeter Hugh Masekela is a featured guest on To Tell The Truth.
1965: Elvis tries LSD for the first time and only time.
1968: The Miami Pop Festival takes place, featuring Chuck Berry, Marvin Gaye, The Turtles, Joni Mitchell, Procol Harum, Steppenwolf, Canned Heat, Iron Butterfly, The McCoys, Fleetwood Mac, The Box Tops, Three Dog Night, Pacific Gas and Electric, and The Grateful Dead.
1971: Sha Na Na plays Carnegie Hall.
1978: Rolling Stone's annual Readers Poll votes The Rolling Stones Some Girls as Album Of The Year.

KENNEDY CENTER HONORS! The 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors special aired last night and featured star-studded tributes to The Eagles, James Taylor and Mavis Staples, as well as Al Pacino. The 2016 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was held on December 4 in Washington, D.C. Get the recap.

PENTATONIX #1! Pentatonix's holiday album A Pentatonix Christmas has reached #1 on Billboard's Top 200 album chart. It's their second #1 album, their 2015 non-holiday disc. A Pentatonix Christmas is the fifth best-selling disc of 2016. Get more on it.

ROBOT MYTHS! Check out eleven misconceptions about robots. For instance, the myth that robots are smarter than humans. What? They're not? Click here for more robot myths busted


MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Dec. 23, 2016 9:25 am

From everyone here at the Eagle and the Dave Page, have a very Merry Christmas!

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: three.

Today is Roots Day and Festivus.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1959: Chuck Berry is arrested after a 14-year old Apache girl he'd driven in from Mexico is revealed to be a prostitute. He is sentenced to five years in prison but would serve less than four.
1964: On a flight from LA to Houston, Brian Wilson suffers a nervous breakdown and retires from touring.
1966: Ready Steady Go! airs its final show.
1968: At Apple's Christmas party, John Yoko dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus, hand out presents to the children of the staff.
1969: Elton John meets for the first time with songwriter Bernie Taupin.
1977:Cat Stevens changes his name to Yusuf Islam and converts to the Islamic religion.
1999: An unemployed musician breaks into George Harrison's Maui home and makes herself at home.

OPRAH WEIGHT LOSS! Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she reached the milestone of losing more than 40 pounds, crediting it to "lifestyle" changes. Winfrey has kept the weight off for a little more than a year, but data finds that many struggle to keep the weight off for good. Click here to view the pics.

DEAD CELEBS OF 2016! Tonight's episode of 20/20 will feature many famous people who passed away in 2016, including David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Prince, Leonard Cohen and Merle Haggard; actors Gene Wilder, Florence Henderson, Alan Thicke, Zsa Zsa Gábor and Patty Duke; sports legends Muhammad Ali, Arnold Palmer and Pat Summitt; and political figures Fidel Castro, Shimon Peres, John Glenn and Janet Reno. Get the scoop.

CARS OF THE FUTURE! As envisioned in 1948. Thank God these things never made it to production! Click here to take a ride.


TOYS FOR TOTS FRIDAY!
Nov. 18, 2016 7:40 am

Stop by the La Crosse Center between now and 6pm and drop off a new toy for the La Crosse Jaycees Toys For Tots program.

Today is Occult Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1952: Four days after his divorce, Bill Haley marries his pregnant girlfriend.
1956: Fats Domino performs on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1963: Brian Epstein asks fans to please refrain from pelting The Beatles with "jellybabies.
1964: Shindig! features the Supremes and the Righteous Brothers.
1968: The Bee Gees cancel a concert in Germany after Barry and Robin contract tonsillitis.
1970: Jerry Lee Lewis divorces his wife Myra after 14 years of marriage.
1972: Bill Withers performs on Soul Train.
1975: Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen guest stars on Police Woman.
1990: Paul McCartney's birth certificate is auctioned off for $18,000.
1998: Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall separate after eight years marriage.
2003: The original handwritten John Lennon lyrics to "Nowhere Man" fetch $300,000 at auction.

SPRINGSTEEN AUDIO BOOK! His memoir has been published. And now an audio edition narrated by the boss will be released on Tuesday, December 6. The 18-hour-long audiobook at his home studio in New Jersey, and also added some original musical transition segments to the project. Get the details.

TRUMP VANDAL CHARGED! A Los Angeles man was formally charged on Thursday with vandalizing Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 52 year old suspect faces one felony count of vandalism and will be arraigned on today. He faces a maximum three years in jail. Get the report.

15 UNRELEASED BEATLES TUNES! Check out some songs by The Beatles that were never released. But you can still listen to them by clicking here.


VETERANS DAY FRIDAY FILL-IN!
Nov. 11, 2016 5:26 am

Terri B. is in for me this afternoon. Gunther this morning. Good luck!

The answer to today's Moxie's Flashback Pop Quiz is: his hands.

Today is Veterans Day

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1963: After a gig in Birmingham, England, The Beatles escape a throng of screaming girls by dressing up as policemen.
1967: Van Morrison performs on American Bandstand.
1968: John Lennon and Yoko Ono release their Unfinished Music No.1: Two Virgins album.
1970: Bob Dylan publishes his first novel, a poorly-received stream-of-consciousness work called Tarantula.
1976: Linda Ronstadt makes her UK live debut in London.
1994: Christie's auction house in New York City holds their first-ever auction of rock memorabilia.
1994: Micky Dolenz guest stars on tonight's episode of Boy Meets World.
2005: Billy Joel breaks comes out of retirement to launch his first solo tour in eight years.

DEAD CELEB! Leonard Cohen, best known for writing the song "Hallelujah," has died. Cohen was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, and was also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Cohen was 82. Get the obit.


MONDAY THANK YOU!
Oct. 31, 2016 8:54 am

Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's CMNH Radiothon. ANd a special thanks to everyone who made a donation during the event last Thursday through Saturday.

Today is Carve A Pumpkin Day, Increase Your Psychic Powers Day and of course, it's Halloween. Bwohahahaha!!!!!!!!!

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1963: The Beatles return from a tour of Sweden to find 50,000 screaming fans waiting for them at London's Heathrow Airport, the surest proof yet that Beatlemania is a national phenomenon.
1964: For the first time since January 1964, The Beatles do not have a song on the Billboard Hot 100.
1965: Wayne Fontana leaves The Mindbenders.
1970: Michelle Phillips marries actor Dennis Hopper. It's annulled seven days later.
1974: Members of Led Zeppelin launch their Swan Song label.
1976: Elvis makes his last recording, "He'll Have To Go" recorded in the Jungle Room at Graceland.
2005: Ronald Isley is sentenced to 26 years in prison on tax evasion charges.
2005: The white suit John Lennon wore on the cover of Abbey Road sells at auction for $118,000.
2007: Elvis tops the annual Forbes list of most profitable dead celebrities, taking in $49 million over the past year.

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE! Boo! A Madea Halloween topped the box office for the second straight week, preventing the new Tom Hanks flick Inferno, at #2, from debuting int the top spot. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back fell to third followed by The Accountant in 4th. Click here for the rest of the rankings.

LENNON'S LETTER! A signed letter that John Lennon wrote in 1969 but never sent to Queen Elizabeth II explaining his decision to return his MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) medal has been valued at around $73,000 by officials from Julien's Auctions. An anonymous man brought the document to The Beatles Story exhibition in Liverpool for appraisal last Wednesday at "Memorabilia Day," where fans can find out how much their Fab Four-related collectibles might be worth. Read the letter.

BOB DYLAN RESPONDS! The answer to whether Bob Dylan will accept his Nobel Prize for Literature is no longer blowin' on the wind. A message posted on the Nobel Foundation's website reports that Dylan called the Swedish Academy, which presents the Nobel Prizes, this week and told them "of course" he accepts the award. Get the details.

DANCING WITH THE HALLOWEEN STARS!
It's Halloween Night tonight with the seven remaining couples performing Halloween-themed dances and a competitive dance-off The couple that scores the highest in the first round of dancing on Monday night will receive immunity, won't have to participate in the dance-off and will automatically get five extra points to their score. Get more.

VAMPIRE MYTHS! Diseases were frightening things before the age of medical science. Plagues and epidemics could appear without warning and cause death and misery so people turned to the supernatural to. explain them and thus spawned one of the most widespread monster myths in civilization. Get the bloody details.


WEDNESDAVE Pt 2
Oct. 26, 2016 1:38 pm

The answer to today's FBPQ is: We're Not Gonna Take It and After The Gold Rush.

Today is National Mincemeat Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1935: The Lux Radio Theatre presents its newest find a 12-year-old Judy Garland.
1959: The Everly Brothers leave Cadence records for Warner Brothers.
1961: Bob Dylan signs with Columbia Records.
1962: Bobby Rydell hosts the annual Miss Teenage America Pageant.
1962: The first Motown "revue" tour begins in Washington DC.
1965: The Beatles receive Members of the British Empire (MBE) medals from Queen Elizabeth II.
1998: Fats Domino is awarded the National Medal of Arts from US President Bill Clinton.

COLLINS MEMOIR REVEAL! Phil Collins says in his autobiography Not Dead Yet, that he's owned up. Phil is brutally honest about everything from his three divorces to the alcoholism that nearly killed him and spends a lot of the book apologizing for being inescapable in the '80s. Get the details.

TRUMP STAR VANDALIZED! Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized early this morning. Apparently a man dressed as a construction worker sledgehammered the monument, dislodging the brass television symbol from its pavement mount. Get the report.

SNL RATINGS! Saturday Night Live reported blockbuster ratings over the weekend. Hosted by Tom Hanks and musical guest Lady Gaga, averaged over eight million viewers the highest for an October SNL since 2008. But will the wave continue? Click here for the review.

2016 RECORD STORE DAY!
 The Record Store Day campaign has unveiled its list of exclusive releases for its 2016 Black Friday event. The list of limited-edition releases includes discs from The Rolling Stones,The Beach Boys, The Monkees, The Kinks, The Cars and more. Click here for a sneak peek.

LITTLE TIKES CAR GOES 70MPH! Check out a speedy ride in a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe. Click here to hit the road.


THURSDAVE PT.2
Oct. 20, 2016 10:15 am

Today is National Brandied Fruit Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1964: A riot breaks out during the Rolling Stones first-ever Paris gig.
1968: The Yardbirds end their stage career with a gig at Liverpool University.
1969: The Who begins a six-night run at the Fillmore East.
1976: Led Zeppelin releases the concert documentary The Song Remains The Same.
1977: Ronnie Van Zandt, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines of Lynyrd Skynyrd are  killed in a plane crash.
1979: Bob Dylan is the musical guest on Saturday Night Live.
2001: The Concert For New York City, a benefit show for victims of the recent 9/11 terrorist attacks, is staged at Madison Square Garden.

LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN! On TV tonight it's The Rocky Horror Picture Show -- Let's Do the Time Warp Again, a live reboot of the 1976 cult comedy film. The cast includes Victoria Justice as Janet, Ryan McCartan as Brad, Adam Lambert as Eddie and Ben Vereen as Dr. Scott. Catch it tonight at 7pm on Fox. Get the details.

NEW MOVIES IN THEATERS! Stuff opening nationwide tomorrow include Boo! A Madea Halloween (PG-13), Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (PG-13) and Keeping Up With The Joneses. See what else is new this weekend by clicking here.

DEAD CELEB! Phil Chess, co-founder of Chess Records, passes away Tuesday at the age of 95.Chess and his brother Leonard started the label in 1950. As teens, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards listened to Chess Records releases which inspired them to form their own blues bands. Get the obit.

EDISON'S FAILED INVENTION! Of all the inventions credited to Thomas Edison, there's one that failed miserably. And it's one that you've probably never even heard of until now. Click here to find out what Edison's brain couldn't invent.

MONDAVE PT.2
Oct. 17, 2016 12:23 pm

Today is Wear Something Gaudy Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1963: Surrey Grammar School in Guildford, England, bans the Beatle "moptop" haircuts.
1963: Tommy Sands and wife, Nancy Sinatra perform on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1967: Davy Jones of the Monkees opens a boutique called Zilch I, in Greenwich Village.
1976: Olivia-Newton John's first TV special, A Very Special Olivia Newton-John, airs on TV
1979: The Guinness Book of World Records verifies ABBA as the biggest-selling recording group in history.
2000: Cher makes her first appearance on Will and Grace.

SUSAN BOYLE RETURNS! Just when you thought you'd heard the last of Susan Boyle, she's back! Her seventh album (you gotta be kidding) A Wonderful World will be released next month. It's basically a cover album as only Susan Boyle can sing. Get the details.

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE! The weekend box office numbers have been calculated, and The Accountant is the top film. Meanwhile, Kevin Hart: What Now? barely took second place just ahead of last week's top flick, The Girl on the Train. It was a big disappointment, however, for Max Steel which didn't even make the Top 10. Get the rankings.

DWTS STARS PREVIEW! It's Latin Night tonight and Pitbull will not only open tonight's show, he'll also be a guest judge, sitting in for Len Goodman, who's currently busy with the British version of the show. No one was eliminated last week so we'll finally weed out some wannabes. Get a sneak peek.

DESERT TRIP WRAP-UP! The Desert Trip festival wrapped up its second big weekend last night. On Saturday night, Rhianna joined Paul McCartney on stage for a duet, while Neil Young teamed up with McCartney a couple of Beatles' tunes. Meanwhile, The Stones and Bob Dylan performed Friday night and Roger Waters and The Who were the final acts last night. Get the recap.

MORE CREEPY CLOWNS! We're still riding the crest of the clown craziness here on the Dave Page. Today we feature some vintage photos of clowns back in the day when they actually looked creepy. Click here to clown around.

MONDAVE NORMALCY?
Oct. 17, 2016 9:11 am

Today is Wear Something Gaudy Day.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1963: Surrey Grammar School in Guildford, England, bans the Beatle "moptop" haircuts.
1963: Tommy Sands and wife, Nancy Sinatra perform on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1967: Davy Jones of the Monkees opens a boutique called Zilch I, in Greenwich Village.
1976: Olivia-Newton John's first TV special, A Very Special Olivia Newton-John, airs on TV
1979: The Guinness Book of World Records verifies ABBA as the biggest-selling recording group in history.
2000: Cher makes her first appearance on Will and Grace.

SUSAN BOYLE IS BACK! Just when you thought you'd heard the last of Susan Boyle, she's back! Her seventh album (you gotta be kidding) A Wonderful World will be released next month. It's basically a cover album as only Susan Boyle can sing. Get the details.

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE! The weekend box office numbers have been calculated, and The Accountant is the top film. Meanwhile, Kevin Hart: What Now? barely took second place just ahead of last week's top flick, The Girl on the Train. It was a big disappointment, however, for Max Steel which didn't even make the Top 10. Get the rankings.

DWTS STARS PREVIEW! It's Latin Night tonight and Pitbull will not only open tonight's show, he'll also be a guest judge, sitting in for Len Goodman, who's currently busy with the British version of the show. No one was eliminated last week so we'll finally weed out some wannabes. Get a sneak peek.

FRIDAY FILL-IN!
Oct. 14, 2016 7:03 am

It's Fill-in time for Keith Anderson this morning. Terri B is in for me this afternoon from 2 to 6.

Today is National Frump Day and World Egg Day. Click here to find out what else today is.

THIS DAY IN ROCK!
1955: Buddy Holly opens for Bill Haley & his Comets in Lubbock, TX.
1966: Grace Slick makes her first stage appearance Jefferson Airplane at the Fillmore West.
1971: Specialty Records sues John Fogerty for allegedly copying several elements of Little Richard's "Good Golly Miss Molly" for the band's single "Travelin' Band." The suit is later dropped.
1971: John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on The Dick Cavett Show.
1977: Linda Ronstadt sings the national anthem at Game 3 of the World Series.
2000: The Beatles' Anthology hits #1 on the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list.

PRINCE TRIBUTE! The Prince tribute concert took place at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul last night. Stevie Wonder performed with Chaka Khan on her 1984 hit, "I Feel for You," written by Prince. The two followed that with a version of Prince's hit "1999," delighting the 18,000 fans in attendance. Get the recap.

RINGO'S ALL-STARRS! Ringo Starr's All Starr Band launches a new fall tour tomorrow in Snoqualmie, Washington. Get the itinerary. Meanwhile, Ringo has been working on a follow-up to his 2015 album Postcards from Paradise, which featured a song the All Starr Band co-wrote called "Island in the Sun."

THE WHO GETS BOXED! The Who will release an expanded, five-CD box set on November 18. The My Generation: Super Deluxe collection features new mono and stereo mixes of the album, and a variety of mono and stereo bonus tracks that include several previously unreleased tunes, alternate mixes and demos.
Click here for the track listing.

CREEPY CLOWN CRAZINESS! With all the clown sightings happening all over the place these days, we ask: How dangerous are clowns, really? Click here for the answer.


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