The WTTS Morning Show

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 November 11th

Win tickets for Grace Potter at the Vogue February 4th

Past Mindbender music trivia questions:

Monday November 11th

He didn’t face heavy combat but this rocker says his military experience largely at Fort Knox helped shape his life in many ways, personal discipline in particular. What 60s front man is is donating his proceeds from Woodstock 50 to building a house for a veteran?

John Fogerty

Tuesday November 5th

It was this day in 1995 a special adaptation of a musical  took place in New York City bringing together an eclectic collection of performers with 3 men, Jackson Browne, Roger Daltry, and Nathan Lane in prominent roles with singer songwriter  Jewel cast in the starring role.

What musical were they recreating?

The Wizard of Oz
Wednesday November 6th

Glenn Frey would’ve been 71 today. Born and raised in Detroit he was once asked as a teenager to join a well known performer as he was breaking out nationally but  Glenn’s mom forbade it when she found out he had smoked cannabis with the man. But 18 year old Glenn can be heard singing backing vocals on the break out hit of what legendary artist?

Thursday November 7th

That’s some Italian dinner! Five years ago today 2 fans paid $300,000 to eat lasagna at the home of a famous rocker. He was so impressed he threw in a guitar lesson and a trip around the block in his motorbike’s sidecar. All the money went to help injured servicemen and their families. Who also ended up giving the fans the shirt off his back?

Bruce Springsteen

 Friday November 8th