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Mitch Ryder, Chicago, Doobies, ELO, Cheap Trick: Still Ignored By The Rock Hall

With tomorrow night’s Rock and Roll hall of Fame induction ceremonies taking place in Cleveland, I can’t help but reminded of those deserving artists who have yet to make the cut.  Among them Detroit’s own […]

104.3 WOMC–04/17/2015

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Take A Virtual Tour Of Abbey Road Studios

After refusing requests for visitors the past 84 years, the world’s most famous recording studio is opening its doors to fans — and the best news is you won’t have to fly to London to see it.

104.3 WOMC–04/16/2015

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JJ’s Giving You & A Guest Tickets To Saturday’s Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Be listening tomorrow (Thursday April 16th) between 10 am & 3 pm for your chance to win tickets to this Saturday’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies for the class of 2015. The […]

104.3 WOMC–04/15/2015

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Soul Icon Percy Sledge Dead At 73

Per CBS News, “When a Man Loves a Woman” was “the first No. 1 hit from Alabama’s burgeoning Muscle Shoals music scene, where Aretha Franklin and the Rolling Stones among others would record, and the first gold record for Atlantic Records.”

104.3 WOMC–04/14/2015

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Beatles Stones Led Zep: Members Faces Morphed Into One

What do you get when you cross a rock star with another rock star? The folks at West Coast Shaving in Chino Hills, California have taken the members of 30 bands and Photoshopped them into […]

104.3 WOMC–04/14/2015

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McCartney Bugs Out Of The Beatles 45 Years Ago Today…Here’s The Whole Story

It was 45 years ago today (April 10th, 1970) that Paul McCartney’s departure from the Beatles was made public, in effect announcing to the world what many fans had suspected over the past six months — the Beatles had broken up.

104.3 WOMC–04/10/2015

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Beatles Eagles Queen: Ever Wonder What The Heck They’re Singing About?

The Telegraph newspaper of London has compiled a list of what it calls “10 songs that nobody understands.”

104.3 WOMC–04/09/2015

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Jagger: “Perfect” Songs For A New Stones’ Album

With a few years of quality touring under the Rolling Stones’ belt, Mick Jagger is open to recording a new album with the band. The last new material from the group came back in 2012 with the two bonus tracks — “Doom And Gloom” and “One More Shot” — from the band’s 50th anniversary hits collection, Grrr!

104.3 WOMC–04/08/2015

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Original Handwritten “American Pie” lyrics Including 2 Unrecorded Verses Sells For 1.2 Million

Don McLean’s original handwritten lyrics to “American Pie” sold this morning for $1.2 million, according to the BBC. That’s actually a bit below pre-sale estimates.

104.3 WOMC–04/07/2015

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Prince Announces Pop Up Concert In Detroit For Thursday

According to both the Detroit News and Free Press this morning, Prince announced late Friday that he will be performing in Detroit this coming Thursday April 9th. The venue for the show will be revealed this […]

104.3 WOMC–04/04/2015