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Classic Rock Quiz - August 13

In 1984 Robert Plant released an EP of big band type tunes including the songs Sea of Love and Good Rockin' at Midnight. Also in this group were Nile Rodgers, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. What was the name of this group?

Answer: The Honeydrippers.

The Honeydrippers (Page, Plant) - 1984 - Volume On

Kiss has Record McCartney's Venus and Mars

I'm having a hard time picturing KISS doing this...Kiss has recorded a cover version of "Venus And Mars" for an upcoming Paul McCartney tribute album. It's the title track from the 1975 Wings release. Not familiar with the tune? Here it is...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfKugneK5ao

New Liver - New Tour

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Just two months after Gregg Allman had a liver transplant because of the effects of Hepatitis C, The Allman Brothers Band have announced that they are going back on tour with their first shows to be in November!

Study: 8 Percent of U.S. Births to Illegal Immigrants

Pew Hispanic Center Report Sheds Light on Americans at Center of Birthright Citizenship Debate By DEVIN DWYER WASHINGTON, August 11, 2010— Eight percent of all babies born in the U.S. in 2008 belonged to illegal immigrant parents, according to a groundbreaking analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by the Pew Hispanic Center. Under the 14th amendment to the Constitution, each child obtained U.S. citizenship at birth while one or both of the parents remained undocumented.

14th Amendment: Is birthright citizenship really in the Constitution?

By Peter Grier Wed Aug 11, 5:14 pm ET Washington – Is "birthright citizenship" – the policy of granting US citizenship to every child born on national soil – really enshrined in the US Constitution? Some experts believe it isn’t. Congress, they say, could regulate who qualifies for birthright citizenship via legislation, within limits. Lawmakers might deny it to children born in the US to illegal immigrants, for example.

VH's Dance the Night Away on Santana's New Album

Carlos Santana announced a while back that his upcoming covers album called "Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time," which arrives September 21st, will include the Van Halen classic “Dance The Night Away” sung by Train’s Pat Monahan. If you’re wondering how that cover will sound, here’s Train performing “Dance The Night Away” accompanied by Butch Walker in Westbury, NY this year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbcvBnP58x8&feature=player_embedded

Classic Rock Quiz - August 6th

Ted Nugent's first solo album is "Motor City Madman." This album was released in 1975 following the breakup of his former group. What was the name of his former group? Answer: The Amboy Dukes

Led Zep's Robert Plant Comments on Reunion Show

Although he defiantly refuses to ever do it again, Robert Plant says that Led Zeppelin's 2007 reunion show at London's O2 Arena was the band's best performance since 1975. Plant has been busy with his latest group, the folksy Band Of Joy.

The Knox County Highway Dept. is Rockin' on the Job

A shout out or Mark Ray workin' hard at the Knox County Highway Department. He won the WIMZ Workforce Invasion from Panera Bread. Thanks for listening!

Ozzy Tired of Metal?

Ozzy Osbourne told VH1 that he'd like to make some records outside the heavy metal genre...so like what genre I'm wondering? Ozzy does Sinatra?
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