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Wings 94.3 to Broadcast Live from Mike Patton Honda in LaGrange on Saturday

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The Wings 94.3 “Jambulance” will be heading to Mike Patton Honda in LaGrange this Saturday, broadcasting live from 10-noon CT.

Come join Zac Blackerby, enjoy food from Firehouse subs and shaved ice from the Hawaiian Ice Truck…but more importantly, see for yourself how the folks at Mike Patton Honda and the Mike Patton Auto Family do business the RIGHT way. You’ll get the best deal and be treated like family!

They’re located on Lafayette Parkway in LaGrange, just a short drive from Auburn/Opelika.

Live in Concert 1/14/18

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This Sunday night on Wings 94.3’s Live in Concert, our headliner is The Steve Miller Band

Over the past 50 years, Steve Miller has worked hard to gain a reputation as one of rock’s most innovative and exciting musicians. It’s earned him an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

This weekend, we’ll listen to a performance captured live at the Pine Knob Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan, just outside of Detroit. It was September 25th, 1982, during the highly successful “Abracadabra” tour.

Don’t miss The Steve Miller Band- they’re headlining the next Live in Concert!

 

 

 

This week’s setlist:

We’ll also hear classic live sets by:

Joe Walsh
Recorded live in Dallas, TX, on 10/11/1981

Phil Collins
Recorded live in Boston, MA, on 2/18/1983

Talking Heads
Recorded live in Los Angeles, CA, on 12/14/1983

Live in Concert 1/7/18

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This Sunday Night on Live in Concert, our headliner is Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

Happy New Year!

This weekend, we’ll kick off the year 2018 with a brilliant performance by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band!

In 2006, Seger released his first new album in 11 years, “Face The Promise.” His much anticipated tour dates were selling out in just minutes! In some cities, If they could, they’d add another concert- and that too would sell out in minutes! Seger was back!

We’ll listen to the penultimate concert from this tour. It was St. Patrick’s Day, 2007, at Cobo Hall in the band’s hometown of Detroit! With just 2 shows remaining on the tour, Seger and the guys saved the best for last!

Don’t miss Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band- they’re headlining this weekend’s Live in Concert!

 

This week’s setlist:

We’ll also hear classic live sets by:

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Recorded live in San Francisco, CA, on 3/7/1976

Pat Benatar
Recorded live in Austin, TX, on 10/6/1981

Boston
Recorded live in Worcester, MA, on 8/16/1987

Paul Shaffer’s Day in Rock 12/24/17

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Paul Shaffer’s Day in Rock presented by Acura of Columbus:

 

 

More of today’s rock history lesson:

 

2005: Iggy Pop was fined by the city of Lucerne, Switzerland for performing too loud during a Stooges concert at the Blue Balls festival in July.

1994: Pearl Jam’s third album Vitalogy reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for one week, the group’s second number one album. The album debuted at number fifty-five two weeks earlier when they issued it on vinyl two weeks prior to the CD & cassette release.

1988: Poison reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first of three weeks with “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” which was their only number one single.

1988: Guns N’ Roses peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Welcome to the Jungle” which was their second top ten single in the U.S.

1988: Nirvana began recording their debut album Bleach at Seattle’s Reciprocal Recording studios. The group borrowed $600 from a school friend to record.

1983: The Rolling Stones peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Undercover of the Night” which was their twenty-first top ten single in the U.S.

1973: The Doobie Brothers’ guitarist Tom Johnson was arrested in Visalia, CA for marijuana possession.

1966: Elvis Presley proposed to longtime girlfriend Priscilla Beaulieu during Christmas celebrations at Graceland. They would marry the following May.

1963: The Beatles began an annual holiday tradition when they held the first “Beatles Christmas Show” at London’s Astoria Theatre. The show featured The Beatles and other musical acts performing their hits & doing comedy sketches in between.

Birthdays:
Lemmy Kilmister-singer & bassist for Motorhead born in 1945

 

Paul Shaffer’s Day in Rock 12/23/17

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Paul Shaffer’s Day in Rock presented by Acura of Columbus:

 

More of today’s rock history lesson:

 

2009: Metallica’s self-titled fifth album became the biggest selling album of the Soundscan era since Nielsen Soundscan began tracking album sales for the Billboard 200 album chart in May of 1991. Since its release in August of 1991, it’s sold over 15,620,000 copies.

2006: It was reported that U2 singer Bono would receive honorary knighthood from the U.K. in recognition of his contribution to music & humanitarian work.

1999: Unemployed musician Cristin Keleher broke into George Harrison’s home on the Hawaiian island Maui. Keleher made herself at home ordering pizza, drinking root beer, doing her laundry & calling her mother in New Jersey before authorities arrived & arrested her. Keleher spent four months in jail for burglary & theft.

1996: Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx married Baywatch star Donna D’Errico. The couple separated in 2006 & divorced in 2007.

1995: Pearl Jam debuted at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “I Got Id” which featured Neil Young on lead guitar.

1987: Roger Waters & David Gilmour of Pink Floyd reached an agreement where Gilmour could continue to use the Pink Floyd name & Waters would receive royalties for trademarks such as the flying pig & retained the rights to The Wall.

1978: The Cars peaked at number thirty-five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their second single “My Best Friend’s Girl”.

1964: The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson had a nervous breakdown on a flight to Houston for a concert. Wilson retired from touring, but remained in the band.

1959: Chuck Berry was arrested and charged with violating the Mann Act after taking a 14 year old girl across state lines. Berry was initially convicted & sentenced to five years in prison, but due to Judge George H. Moore Jr. making racist comments, Berry was freed.

Birthdays:
Jorma Kaukonen-guitarist for Jefferson Airplane born in 1940
Harry Shearer-Derek Smalls, bassist for Spinal Tap born in 1943
Ron Bushy-drummer for Iron Butterfly born in 1945
Luther Grosvenor-guitarist for Spooky Tooth, Stealers Wheel & Mott the Hoople born in 1946
Graham Bonnet-singer for Rainbow born in 1947
Dave Murray-guitarist for Iron Maiden born in 1956
Eddie Vedder-singer for Pearl Jam born in 1964

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