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08/21/2018 11:57 AM
DJ: DJ Riz

08/21/2018 06:37 AM
DJ: John Richards
The Birds of Finland
by Conner Youngblood
(1 play) | (0 fans)

08/21/2018 06:27 AM
DJ: John Richards

The War On Drugs performed this song live on The Midday Show! https://bit.ly/1K1fLO3
08/21/2018 06:20 AM
DJ: John Richards
Then She Did...
by Jane's Addiction
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Ritual de lo Habitual, is the band’s second studio album. Released 28 years ago, on this date in 1990, the record contained some of the band’s catchiest songs — like “Stop!” and the dog-bark-assisted “Been Caught Stealing,” both of which reached Number One on the Modern Rock charts — as well as such enduring epics as “Then She Did…” and “Three Days.” Ritual de lo Habitual reached Number 19 on the Billboard Top 200, and went on to sell over 2 million records in the U.S. alone. On the album's 25th anniversary, Rolling Stone broke it down: https://rol.st/2nUa2Fh
08/21/2018 06:10 AM
DJ: John Richards

"Chloe Dancer" is about lead singer Andy Wood's muse/fiancee, Xana La Fuente, who had planned to be a stripper to support the pair, but left the club after one hour. "Crown of Thorns" was written about their nasty breakup over his on and-off-again dabbling in heroin and alcohol. “This song is about a relationship ruined by drugs,” she explains. “He wrote it about our near breakup, and how I tried to control him and the drugs--hence his allusion to being tied to the ceiling."
08/21/2018 06:02 AM
DJ: John Richards
Purple Rain
by Prince & the Revolution
(37 plays) | (0 fans)

Apparently Prince had concerns that "Purple Rain" might be too similar to Journey's hit ballad "Faithfully." The song's composer, Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain, recalled to Billboard magazine that Prince called him at Columbia Records' office in Los Angeles. "I want to play something for you, and I want you to check it out," Prince told him. "The chord changes are close to 'Faithfully,' and I don't want you to sue me." Cain had no problem with the song he heard. "I thought it was an amazing tune," the Journey musician said. "I told him, 'Man, I'm just super-flattered that you even called. It shows you're that classy of a guy. Good luck with the song. I know it's gonna be a hit.'"