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John Mellencamp, then known as John Cougar,  pictured on Aug. 9, 1982. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac)

A to Z: John Mellencamp Called ‘Jack & Diane’ a “Terrible Record to Make”

Back when John Mellencamp went by “Cougar”, he crafted the biggest song of his career. “Jack & Diane” is such an upbeat, uplifting-sounding song that you would think he had a great time recording it, right? Apparently not.

03/26/2015

circa 1975:  Scottish hard rock quartet Nazareth, comprising vocalist Dan McCafferty, guitarist Manny Charlton, bassist Pete Agnew, and drummer Darrell Sweet.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

A to Z: Nazareth’s “Hair of the Dog” Was Supposed to Be Called ‘Son of a Bitch’

Ever wonder why Nazareth’s hard rock classic “Hair of the Dog” doesn’t mention hair or dogs at any point in the song? That’s because it wasn’t the original title. It was supposed to be called “Son of a Bitch”.

03/25/2015

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Here’s What 30 Different Rock Bands Would Look Like as One Person

Ever wondered what The Beatles would look like if you took John, Paul, George & Ringo and fused their faces together? What about the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd or Pearl Jam? Well, you have your answer.

03/25/2015

American rock singer Alice Cooper performing on stage with a boa constrictor snake, 6th December 1971. (Photo by Max Schneider/Keystone/Getty Images)

A to Z: “Eighteen” Broke Alice Cooper Through, Influenced Punk Rock

Yeah, we’re kind of cheating by putting “I’m Eighteen” in the E’s. But screw it, we’re calling it “Eighteen”. Here’s the story behind the song.

03/24/2015

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ChuckTV: Pledge Drive

Chuck Nowlin and his cast and crew of dozens take time out of their busy day to bring you the best, high quality programming, that a radio station trying to shoot a television program can bring you.

03/23/2015

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Gisele Bundchen Is “Retiring” At Age 34, So Here Are 34 Photos Of Her Through The Years

Gisele Bundchen is done with the catwalk. She’ll take her last stroll down the runway in April in her native Brazil. Since she’s retiring at 34, we felt 34 photos of her career would be appropriate.

03/19/2015

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God Bless America: 20,000 Pounds Of Fireworks Set Off By Police

Midland, Texas police recently destroyed about 20,000 pounds of illegal fireworks over the course of three days, and the results are pretty crazy.

03/19/2015

Mick Jagger performs for a sold out crowd at the Live Aid concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1985. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.

David Bowie & Mick Jagger’s Cringe-Worthy ‘Dancing in the Street’ Video: A GIF-by-GIF Breakdown

It’s National Awkward Moment Day, so let’s take a moment to break down the most cringe-worthy music video ever created: David Bowie and Mick Jagger’s “Dancing in the Street.”

03/18/2015

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 12: Christina Hendricks arrives at the after party of Orange British Academy Film Awards 2012 at Grosvenor House, on February 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

Chuck’s Redhead Hotties for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s St. Patrick’s Day. Chuck just couldn’t help himself.

03/17/2015

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ChuckTV: Birthday Traditions

Let’s look in and see how Chuck Nowlin celebrated the day of his birth around the WZLX studios…

03/13/2015