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Did You Know: “Let’s Get It On” By Marvin Gaye

Today’s ‘Tickets @ 2′ song of the day is “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye. Originally written by 1950’s one-hit-wonder Ed Townsend (“For Your Love”), the song originally addressed the author’s desire to get […]


Did You Know: “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” By Marvin Gaye

To win those Sea World San Diego tickets and dinner for two at El Torito be listening for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm]’s “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” on ‘Tickets @2′ this afternoon between […]


Rock Flashback: Beyond “Brown Sugar”

As we noted earlier this week, “Brown Sugar” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] hit the Billboard Hot 100 forty years ago. It was the highest-debuting song of the week. A couple of the other new songs […]


Did You Know: “Mercy Mercy Me” By Marvin Gaye

This afternoon when we play “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” by [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm], we’ll take the 3rd caller to win Kenny Loggins concert tickets! Many years before global warming became a hot topic, Marvin […]


Did You Know: Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”

This week on ‘Tickets @ 2,’ it’s tickets to see fifth season American Idol runner-up [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Katherine McPhee[/lastfm] live! The ‘Tickets @ 2′ song is “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” a monster Motown hit […]


Marvin Gaye Biopic Secures Director

A feature-length biopic detailing the legendary soul singer [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm] has had a couple of unsuccessful attempts by directors Cameron Crowe and F Gary Gray, but the greenlight has just been given to director […]


Did You Know: Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”

When you hear it between two and three this afternoon be caller # 7 to win tickets to see Natalie Cole with The Pacific Symphony…we’re talking about [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marvin Gaye[/lastfm]’s “I Heard It Through The […]


Twelve Songs To Honor Martin Luther King

Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]


Top Ten Songs This Week In 1965

  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles [/lastfm]released the “Rubber Soul” album this week….”A Charlie Brown Christmas,” the first Peanuts TV special, debuted on CBS later this week, becoming an annual Holiday Classic…and….at the very bottom of the […]


Did You Know: What Does "Nightshift" Mean?

The ‘Tickets @ Two’ song today is “Nightshift” by the [lastfm]Commodores[/lastfm], which is their only hit since [lastfm]Lionel Richie[/lastfm] left the band in 1982. The vocals were shared by Clyde Orange, an original member who […]





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