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This Week: October 20th
Win tickets for our fourth Rock to Read show, Counting Crows on December 12th at the Old National Center, presented by Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza on the Morning Music Mindbender at 7:35.
The Morning Music Mindbender
Monday October 20th
The subject of a Rolling Stones song that became a number one this week in 1973 was neither David Bowie’s ex-wife or the actress who played Sgt. Pepper Anderson on police woman, but, according to Keith Richards’ autobiography, was about Keith’s detoxification from his heroin addiction. What was the songs title?
Tuesday October 21st
One of the best guitar players of all time, Steve Cropper, turns 73 today. One of his most famous works he not only played on but co-wrote. What incomplete song was Steve once called upon to finish on his own?
(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay. Steve finished work on it immediately after co-author Otis Redding’s death.
Wednesday October 22nd
We recognized the 45th anniversary of Abbey Road a few weeks ago and now we celebrate the album that bumped it out of number one. The first major hit on the album was credited to the four members of the band but later the name Willie Dixon was added to it because of its similarity to his “You Need Love”. What album was released this day in 1969?
Led Zeppelin II
Thursday October 9th
Happy birthday to the star of next Saturday’s “Rock to Read” show, Jackson Browne, who is 66 today. Jackson got his start with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and became a prolific writer. He is credited as a co-writer on a song about a notable Hoosier. Who was once remembered by Jackson Browne?
Friday October 10th
Neil Diamond got a nice check in the mail in 1989 when one of his 60s songs was set to a reggae rhythm. What British group of the 80s once famously covered Neil?