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November 2016

Classic Hits History: November 29

By | Wings Classic Hits History

guthriesToday in Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:

In 1963, The Beatles’ fifth single “I Want to Hold Your Hand” was released in Britain.

In 1969, John Lennon was convicted of possession of cannabis and fined $360 in London.

In 1979, The original four members of KISS performed their last show together until 1996 when they reunited for a makeup tour.

In 1979, Paul Simon filed two lawsuits against his record label in an attempt to leave them.

 

 

 

Introducing the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

By | Wings News

12-daysWings 94.3 presents the 12 Days of Christmas!

12 Fabulous Gifts.  12 Opportunities to Win!

Every weekday from December 1st thru December 16th, We will be giving away prizes from these fine sponsors:

December 1: From Jewelry by Design – a pearl necklace gift basket

December 2: from Hobbytown USA – a radio-controlled helicopter and remote-control car

December 5: From The Car Stereo Shop – a Deltronics radar detector

December 6: From Goree’s Furniture Express – a $300 gift card

December 7: From Marco’s Pizza – pizza for a year

December 8: From First South Farm Credit – a Yeti cooler

December 9: From Smoothie King – a Smoothie a week for a year

December 12: From J&M Bookstore – framed Auburn University football artwork

December 13: From the Mint Julep Boutique – a $300 gift certificate

December 14: From the UPS Store at Flint’s Crossing – a $300 gift card

December 15: From Our Home Pharmacy – 2 drinks at the coffee bar each week for a year

December 16: From University Ace Hardware – a Yeti Hopper-20 Cooler

To enter, text the number “12” to 88474. Data rates may apply. 

Classic Hits History: November 23

By | Wings Classic Hits History
guthriesToday in Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:
 
In 1964, The Rolling Stones show up late for the BBC radio shows, “Top Gear” and “Saturday Club” and are banned by the BBC.
 
In 1970, George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord” was released in the U.S.
 
In 1976, Police arrested a man outside the gates of Graceland after he showed up for the second time that night and made a scene by shouting, waving a pistol and demanding to see Elvis Presley.

Classic Hits History: November 22

By | Wings Classic Hits History
guthriesToday in Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:
 
In 1965, Bob Dylan and Sara Lownds got married.
 
In 1968, The Beatles released their double album called “The Beatles” , which is commonly known as “The White Album”.
 
In 1988, “The Delicate Sound Of Thunder” by Pink Floyd was released.
 
In 1992, Paul Simon began his first tour of South America in Brazil.

Wings Classic Hits History: November 21

By | Wings Classic Hits History
guthriesToday in Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:
 
In 1963, The Elvis Presley film “Fun in Acapulco” premiered.
 
In 1960, George Harrison was deported from Germany for being too young to perform there with the Beatles.
 
In 1961, Bob Dylan began recording his first album. The album was released in March of 1962.
 
In 1975, Elton John received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
 
In 1980, A one-hour documentary film, “Van Morrison in Ireland,” was premiered at London’s National Film Theater.
 
In 1991, Aerosmith made a guest appearance on an episode of the Fox TV show “The Simpsons”

Wings Classic Hits History: November 18

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guthriesToday in Wings Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:
In 1987, U2 opened for itself by pretending to be a country-rock group called The Dalton Brothers during a concert in Los Angeles, CA.
In 1990, Paul McCartney’s birth certificate sold for $18,000 in an auction.
In 1991, The U2 album “Achtung Baby” was released.
In 1995, The Rolling Stones become the first act to broadcast a major concert on the Internet.
In 1997, The AC/DC five-CD boxed set, “Bonfire” was released in the U.S.

Wings Classic Hits History: November 17

By | Wings Classic Hits History
guthriesToday in Wings Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:
 
In 1970, An Elton John show in New York City was recorded from a live radio broadcast. It was later released as his “17-11-70” album.
 
In 1974, ABBA began their first tour of Europe. It was also their first tour outside of Sweden.
 
In 1980, John Lennon’s album “Double Fantasy” was released.
 
In 1990, David Crosby broke his left leg, ankle and shoulder in a motorcycle accident in Los Angles, CA.
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Wings Classic Hits History: November 16

By | Wings Classic Hits History

guthriesToday in Wings Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:

In 1973, David Bowie appeared in his first TV special, “1980 Floor Show,” broadcast on NBC’s “Midnight Special.”
 
In 1974, Stevie Wonder’s “Boogie On Reggae Woman” was released.
 
In 1988, Stan Love, former Beach Boys manager and the brother of lead singer Mike Love, was sentenced to 5 years probation for embezzling more than $300,000 from the band.
 
In 1988, The album “Smashes, Thrashes & Hits” was released by KISS.
 
Be sure to go by and check out Guthrie’s delicious golden fried chicken fingers today at their new location in Tiger Town!

 

Wings Classic Hits History: November 15

By | Wings Classic Hits History
guthriesToday in Wings Classic Hits History presented by Guthrie’s:
 
In 1956, Elvis Presley made his acting debut in the premiere of the “Love Me Tender” movie.
 
In 1965, The Rolling Stones made their debut on NBC-TV’s “Hullabaloo” television show. The band performed “Get Off My Cloud.”
 
In 1971, Grand Funk Railroad released their sixth album, “E Pluribus Funk.”
 
In 1975, ABBA were guests on “American Bandstand.” They performed “S.O.S.” and “I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do.”
 
In 1990, David Bowie opened on Broadway in the title role of “The Elephant Man.”