Join Paul Mendenhall weekday mornings for the WTTS Morning Show. Start your morning with lots of “world class” rock including an hour long music block that starts at 8:30 and Paul has information about shows, artists and pertinent local news and events.
At 7:35am, play the Morning Music Mindbender. Test your musical knowledge for a daily prize.
Week of September 16th
Win tickets for the Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band Thanksgiving weekend show at the Vogue!
Past Mindbender music trivia questions:
Monday September 16th
This is the 25th anniversary year of what Time magazine called Rock n Roll’s Holy War, a legal action that went all the way to Congress but ended up costing one of the country’s hottest bands their summer tour. What two entities battled it out in this so called Holy War?
Pearl Jam vs Ticket MasterJ
Tuesday September 10th
What actor was REM’s “Out of Time” dedicated to?
Wednesday September 11th
As one of his band members once put it, 1982 seemed to be the year a rocker’s music intersected with society’s momentum/concerns and his celebrity grew to make him one of the most influential artists of the 80s. He became the first male artist to have two singles in the charts as well as the country’s #1 album, which would stay the #1 album for nine weeks.
Who was dominating rock the music during the late summer and fall of 1982?
Its the 79th birth anniversary of Tony Bellamy who’s band holds a unique place in music, the first native american band to have an international #1 song, they named themselves after a cajun term for a person of mixed race. Making use of unusual guitar effects , electric sitar and king kong style drumming what was the name of the band or their best known song, a mega hit in the 70s.
Redbone “Come and Get Your Love”
Friday September 13th
They had their one and only UK #1 this day in 1997. Play “The Drugs Dont Work”. What was this bands top selling song in the US?
Bitter Sweet Symphony (The Verve)