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Whitesnake Set For Freedom Hill And Deep Purple Tribute Album

David Coverdale and Whitesnake are making 2015 a year to remember with a string of North American dates and a new studio set for May 19th. The new album,The Purple Album, is “a re-imagination of classic songs from David Coverdale’s time as the lead singer for Deep Purple’s Mark III and Mark IV studio albums.

104.3 WOMC–8 hours ago


The Beatles: 48 Years Ago…..The LSD Controversy (Videos)

It was 48 years ago Sunday (February 28th, 1967) that the Beatles began sessions for “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.” As opposed to their first album in 1963, in which the majority of the album was recorded in one marathon 11-hour session, the Beatles were now afforded the luxury of open-ended studio time, and spent the night’s session only rehearsing the song without the tapes rolling.

104.3 WOMC–02/27/2015

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George Harrison: They Say It’s Your Birthday…….Or Is It? (Video)

A Beatles’ Wednesday salute to George Harrison who would have turned 72 today (Wednesday) — or would he? He had always considered his birthday to be February 25th until 1992, when he decided that he preferred it to be the 24th because he was born a few minutes after midnight.

104.3 WOMC–02/25/2015

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Zeppelin: Deluxe Reissue of “Physical Graffiti” Out Today… Let’s Unbox It!

Re-issued today (February 24th) — 40 years to the day of its original release — is Led Zeppelin’s expanded three-disc version of its chart-topping 1975 double album,Physical Graffiti. The new edition, which like all the […]

104.3 WOMC–02/24/2015

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Ford Field/Comerica Park For The Rolling Stones This Summer?

It seems as though when the Rolling Stones return to North America, they’ll be ditching the arena gigs that marked the recent 50 And Counting dates and hitting stadiums. The Las Vegas Sun reported that the Stones had a June 13th date “penciled in” at “Sin City’s” 16,800-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena, but after the massive success and payday of the their recent 14 On Fire European and Australian shows, it’s looking like the football stadiums will be getting the band’s business this summer.

104.3 WOMC–02/23/2015

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Remembering The Supremes’ Florence Ballard

It was 37 years ago Sunday (February 22nd, 1976) that Supremes‘ co-founder Florence Ballard died at the age of 32. The singer died of coronary thrombosis — a blood clot in one of her coronary […]

104.3 WOMC–02/20/2015

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Van Morrison Taps Steve Winwood Joss Stone Michael Buble For Duets Album….Awesome Video Of “Into The Mystic”

Van Morrison is the latest artist to commit to a high profile duets collection with the March 24th release of the aptly titled, Duets: Re-Working The Catalogue.Billboard reported that among the notables appearing on the set are the late Bobby Womack, Steve Winwood, Mark Knopfler, Natalie Cole, Mavis Staples, Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall, and Taj Mahal. The album’s first single has been released, featuring Michael Buble on a new version of Morrison’s 1990 hit “Real Real Gone.”

104.3 WOMC–02/19/2015

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Foreigner To Open For Kid Rock Tour! Tix Only $20

Kid Rock is bringing back his popular “Best Night Ever” tour for a second year, including 6 nights in August at DTE Energy Music Theater.

104.3 WOMC–02/18/2015

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Taylor Swift Elton John Top Prospects For Super Bowl 50 Celebration

The rumors are starting to swirl about who will perform at next year’s Super Bowl halftime show, and among the names in the mix are Elton John and Taylor Swift.

104.3 WOMC–02/17/2015

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Leslie Gore: ’60’s Hitmaker Dead At 68

Sad news today coming from New York. Lesley Gore, who exploded on the music scene with the number-one hit “It’s My Party” and became one of the top American female pop-rock singers of the ’60s, died of cancer today in New York. She was 68.

104.3 WOMC–02/16/2015


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