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This Week: April 14th
Another great set of tickets on the Morning Music Mindbender, we’ll give you the news Monday morning!
David Letterman has announced his retirement from the Late Show. Did you know that he briefly hosted a morning show before starting “Late Night”? The show included Edie McClurg appearing as Mrs. Marv Mendenhall (the name actually inspired by our morning host when he was just a kid). This is a segment from that show but Edie is not in this segment…
The Morning Music Mindbender
Monday April 14th
In 1971 the Illinois Crime Commission listed 9 songs it found to be drug oriented. One of the songs on the list had an instrumental melody inspired by Bach but seemed to suggest abuse of alcohol more than “drugs”. What song on the list was one of the biggest selling singles of all time?
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Procol Harum)
Tuesday April 15th
Robert Cray once had the audacity to write a blues song complaining about paying his taxes to the IRS. What tax appropriate numeric title did he give the song?
Wednesday April 16th
It’s Dave Pirner’s 50th …Dave’s the lead singer for a band that once put on a prom for high school kids in North Dakota who had been flooded out of their prom nights in 1997. What Minnesota based band is Dave the lead singer of?
Thursday April 10th
Happy 30th birthday to Mandy Moore. She and her indie rocker husband celebrated their 5th anniversary with a 50s themed party at an American Legion Hall. Who’s she married to?
Friday April 11th
John Fogerty met his wife, hoosier Julie Kramer during his 1986 concert stop in Indianapolis. The concert was held at an outdoor venue no longer used for music. Where did Fogerty play here in 1986?
The Indianapolis Tennis Center