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Top 5 Classic Hits As Sung By The Muppets

The Muppets have long been a part of pop culture with their influence stretching from movies, TV and especially music. With a new Muppets movie in the works, these furry marionettes are nudging their way […]

06/27/2011

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: John Lennon Covers Ben E. King

On this week in 1975, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] released his cover of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ben E. King[/lastfm]‘s timeless classic “Stand By Me” as a single in the United States. “Stand By Me” was released in 1961 […]

03/10/2011

Did You Know: Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me”

For Big Bear Mountain Resort lift tickets be caller # 5 when we play “Stand By Me” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ben E. King[/lastfm]. King recorded this shortly after leaving [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Drifters[/lastfm], giving him a solid […]

02/28/2011

The Top Ten Songs This Week In 1963

It’s early February, 1963.  Last year, a hot new group debuted and they’re just about to rack up their 3rd #1 hit in a row.  Out of New Jersey, The 4 Seasons, led by [lastfm […]

01/29/2011

Did You Know: Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me”

Todays ‘Tickets @ 2′ song is “Stand by Me” by former [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Drifters[/lastfm] lead singer [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ben E. King[/lastfm]. King recorded the song shortly after leaving The Drifters in 1960. It gave him a solid […]

01/21/2011

Looking Back on This Past Week in ROCK ‘N’ ROLL History

1960 — Ben E. King left the Drifters and signed a solo contract with Atco Records. He sang lead with the group on their ONLY #1 hit, “Save The Last Dance For Me,” a tune […]

05/08/2010

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