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K-EARTH 101 Today’s Oldies Weekend

Beginning Friday at noon, it’s our Today’s Oldies Weekend, featuring the latest additions to our library of The Greatest Hits on Earth.  Check out some of the songs we’ll be featuring this weekend!


Billy Joel - An Innocent Man (Columbia, 1983)

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Billy Joel’s “An Innocent Man”

Though Nylon Curtain was an interesting album, it didn’t generate the kind of sales figures to which Mr. William Joel had become accustomed. With An Innocent Man, he returned to his roots and moved millions.


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Did You Know: “The Longest Time” By Billy Joel

It’s a [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm] hit on ‘Tickets @2′ “The Longest Time.” It’s a near a Capella song with the only instrument being a bass guitar, and a lot of finger snapping and doo-wop background.


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Did You Know: “The Longest Time” By Billy Joel

To win tickets to see the farewell ‘Riverdance’ tour be the 10th caller when we play “The Longest Time” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Billy Joel[/lastfm]. The song would have to be considered next to a Capella […]


Rock Flashback: Too Fast To Live, Too Young To Die

The date was September 30, 1955. Rising young actor James Dean was killed in a traffic accident in California at age 24. Although his life overlapped what we consider to be the rock era by […]


Throwback Summer: Billy Joel’s First Number One

Billy Joelview gallery It was this week back in 1980 that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm] released Glass Houses. The album was Billy’s seventh and sold over 7 million copies here in the U.S. Glass Houses featured his […]


Did You Know: “Piano Man” By Billy Joel

Win tickets to Legoland California with the new Star Wars themed ‘Mini-Land’ by calling in when you hear Billy Joel’s “Piano Man” on ‘Tickets @ 2.’ This song was inspired by Joel’s experiences playing at […]


Rock Flashback: “We Are The World”

On April 5, 1985, thousands of radio stations around the world joined in a simultaneous airing of “We Are the World,” the star-studded benefit record released under the name [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]USA for Africa[/lastfm]. On that […]


Did You Know: Billy Joel’s “Piano Man”

Today’s Tickets a Two hit to listen for is Billy Joel’s “Piano Man.” This was inspired by Billy Joel’s experiences playing at The Executive Room on Wilshire Boulevard here in L.A. He worked there for 6 […]


The Top Ten Songs This Week In 1978

Winners of the twentieth annual Grammy Awards for 1977 are announced this week, and the Southern California music scene is well represented. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Eagles[/lastfm] win for Best Record of the Year; “Hotel California” and […]