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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  May 23rd

This week on the Morning Music Mindbender celebrating Bob Dylan’s 75th with tickets to see

Bob perform June 25th on the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn and be entered in a grand prize drawing for autographed Dylan vinyl!

The Morning Music Mindbender

Monday May 23rd

He has long had a fascination with the American west once adopting the nickname “Brown Dirt Cowboy”. I’m not sure how far west he thinks we are but what songwriter also has a daughter named Charley Indiana?

Bernie Taupin


Tuesday May 24th
 In 1965 Dylan strode onto the stage at the Newport Folk festival in a leather jacket with a Fender Stratocaster, one purchased for $965,000 by our own Jim Irsay just 3 years ago. What was the first song Dylan played publicly on this legendary guitar?
Maggie’s Farm

Wednesday May 25th

May 25th ,1965, blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, Sonny Boy Williamson died in his sleep. According to the  biography Hammer of the Gods, touring the UK in the 60’s, Sonny Boy set his hotel room on fire while trying to cook a rabbit in a coffee percolator.

That aside he inspired a lot of musicians including Van Morrison and Led Zeppelin and a southern rock outfit who recorded one of his songs about being caught in a tricky situation. Who famously covered Sunny Boy?

Allman Brothers (One Way Out)


Thursday May 26th

Two brothers in a band….usually a recipe for disaster and that proved true again in the early 2000s when a Denver band hit the big time after the brothers involved split apart. The bands first hit single was about the rift. What group of the 2000s is no longer a brother band?

The Fray
Friday May 13th
Happy 50th to Darius Rucker, lead singer of Hootie and the Blowfish,  Darius joins an elite group which includes Steven Tyler, Jewel, Seal and Sandy Patty who have all done what?
Sung the Star Spangled Banner at the Indy 500

 


 



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