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Marvin Gaye: A Troubled Man

“Trouble Man” was one of Marvin Gaye’s classic songs, and in real life, he was truly a troubled man.

In her new book After the Dance, his widow Janis Gaye explores the emotional and substance issues that plagued the soul music icon. Despite world-class talent and decades of success, he never escaped the damage of an abusive childhood.

104.3 WOMC–05/22/2015

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Rolling Stones Gettin’ Sticky With It

The first show on their Zip Code tour would be a “Los Angeles club show” in 90028 and the Stones would be “playing every song from Sticky Fingers and more.” Although it wasn’t stated, the venue turned out to be the rumored one, the 1,200 capacity Fonda Theater in Hollywood. Tickets went on sale at noon and were sold out moments later. The lucky fans who got them paid five dollars on their credit cards for them — which was then refunded when they picked up their tix.

104.3 WOMC–05/21/2015

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Kid Rock To Open For the Stones In Columbus May 30th

The Stones play Comerica Park here in Detroit on July 8th.  No word yet on who the opening act will be yet but The Rolling Stones HAVE started announcing the opening acts for their Zip Code tour, which […]

104.3 WOMC–05/20/2015

Bill Murray jumps out of giant cake, when he makes his final appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman, Tuesday May 19, 2015 on the CBS Television Network.
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Bill Murray Gets Sloshed on Letterman, Then Falls Out of Chair on ‘The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell’ [VIDEO]

Bill Murray said goodbye to David Letterman last night and before walking out of the Ed Sullivan Theater for the very last time, he shared a bottle of Slovenian vodka.

104.3 WOMC–05/20/2015

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David Crosby: Now Apologizing For Dissing Neil Young’s Girlfriend Daryl Hannah

David Crosby apologized to both Neil Young and current squeeze Daryl Hannah for calling her a “poisonous predator” last year, which has led to what seems to be an irreparable end to his relationship with […]

104.3 WOMC–05/19/2015

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Little River Band: Donating Music Proceeds to Veterans [VIDEO]

Little River Band has designated a song from its latest album to help veterans programs. Wayne Nelson, an American who joined the Australian group in 1980 and now fronts the U.S.-based lineup, tells us that they will donate the proceeds from downloads of “The Lost and the Lonely” to the Green Beret Foundation through the end of the year. The charity provides support to wounded servicemen, their families and the families of our fallen.

104.3 WOMC–05/18/2015

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Mitt Romney Loses to Evander Holyfield in Charity Boxing Match [VIDEO]

Friday (May 15th) in a “fight” for charity, with the 2012 Republican presidential nominee sticking it out for two rounds before giving up a round early to the former champ.

104.3 WOMC–05/18/2015

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Eric Clapton Reacts to The Death Of Blues legend B.B. King With Video

This morning Eric Clapton posted a video on his Facebook page reacting to the news of B.B. King’s death. Blues legend B.B. King died Thursday after a long battle with diabetes. He was 89. King […]

104.3 WOMC–05/15/2015


CSN&Y: “Ohio” Released 45 Years Ago Today (Video)

It was 45 years ago today (May 14th, 1970) that Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSNY) released their single “Ohio” as a tribute to four students killed by National Guardsmen on May 4th, 1970 during anti-war protests at Ohio’s Kent State University.

104.3 WOMC–05/14/2015

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Steven Tyler Premieres New Country Single on American Idol (First Listen Here)

Steven Tyler debuts his solo country single, called “Love Is Your Name,” during tonight’s (Wednesday, May 13th) season finale of American Idol. The Aerosmith frontman has been teasing the song for weeks now on Twitter.

104.3 WOMC–05/13/2015