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Join Paul Mendenhall weekday mornings for the WTTS Morning Show. Start your morning with lots of “world class” rock  including a 92 minute music set 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 August 3rd

Win tickets OAR Friday night on the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn on the Morning Music Mindbender at 7:35.

 

 

 

The Morning Music Mindbender

Monday August 3rd

It was this date in 2007 that a member of a prominent British Band turned in his doctoral thesis in astronomy. He studied the formation of zodiacal dust clouds as part of his work which is a bit ironic considering the title of one of his bands bigger songs. What band’s guitarist turns out to be a bit of egghead?

Queen (Brian May)

Tuesday July 28th

This day in 1973 a one day concert  was held at a race track attracted 600,000 rock music fans, making it even larger than Woodstock although only 150,000 are said to have had the $10  tickets. Tell me the name of the track or one of the 3 bands that appeared there.

Watkins Glen (The Band, The Allman Brothers, The Grateful Dead)

Wednesday July 22nd

 
A study done by a car insurance company was released 10 years ago today that suggested listening to the right kind of music while driving was better than conversation or silence since it tends to heighten alertness. Although classical and acoustic indie rock were the favorite genres, one catchy danceable tune once used by the Polaroid Company was one of the researcher’s specific recommendations. What song?

Outkast “Hey Ya”


Thursday July 23rd

Emily Saliers has not only recorded with her father Don but they also wrote  a book called ” a song to sing a life to live” . Don and Emily have both been associated with Emory University near Atlanta, he as a professor specializing in liturgics and she as astudent. Besides Dr., what title often appears before Don Saliers name?

Reverend

 

 

 

Friday July 24th

Rock Icon Alice Cooper is retracting his words a bit. In a 2013 interview he said calling these guys a rock band was an offense to rock n roll, but changes to their sound recently made him change his mind. What group of the last 10 years impressed Alice with their new found electric sound?

Mumford and Sons

 



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