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Brian Setzer Returns To His Rockabilly Roots [Audio]

Founder of the rockabilly revival band The Stray Cats in the early '80s, Brian Setzer will return to his rockabilly roots with the new studio album “Rockabilly Riot! All Original” on August 12th and he’s leading the launch with “Let’s Shake,” an old-school song, which is the opening track on the new record.  Give it a listen.

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Celebrities Mark Five-Year Anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Death

Celebrities took to Twitter today, June 25, to remember the fifth anniversary of the passing of Michael Jackson.

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Is Michael Jackson Still the ‘King of Pop?’

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the tragic death of Michael Jackson.

But now, half a decade after the world lost one of the most popular entertainers in history, is it still fair to call Jackson "The King of Pop?"

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Famous Face Drops Into Pilger, Nebraska, to Help Out [Audio]

City officials are making every effort to bring life back to normal for people in Pilger, Nebraska.

In case you’ve forgotten, that’s the town that was decimated by twin tornadoes a week ago.  

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Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons’ ‘Best Of’ Set Tops Amazon’s Bestsellers List

While The Four Seasons movie "Jersey Boys" might be off to a slow start, interest in the band's music appears to be heating up. 

The 2003 compilation "The Very Best of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons" held the top spot on the Amazon bestsellers list Monday.

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‘The Queen Of Soul’ Power Walks at Meijer

Aretha Franklin was on "Live with Kelly & Michael" last week.

She sang and talked to Kelly Ripa and Regis Philbin's fill-in's fill-in, Anderson Cooper. (I wonder if Regis will EVER come back.)

Franklin talked about food, Cracker Barrel ... and her workout routine.

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Ted Nugent Celebrates 25th Kamp For Kids, Releases New ‘Never Stop Believing’ Single [Video]

Ted Nugent has released a new song from his upcoming album as he celebrates the 25th season of his 'Kamp for Kids.'

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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson: Band Is ‘Likely’ To Tour

The singer says his band will probably tour, even as Malcolm Young's future with the band is undetermined.

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Clock Radio Classic: Brothers Johnson ‘Strawberry Letter 23′ [Video]

Although Strawberry Letter 22 is referenced in the Brothers Johnson song, it's "Strawberry Letter 23" that gets all the attention.

Do you have an old-school classic from the AM radio days? Let me know and we'll get it on: jojo@wfgr.com

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The Top 10 Gerry Goffin Songs [Video]

Gerry Goffin passed away last night at the age of 75. The former husband of another songwriting legend, Carole King; Goffin, with King and others, combined to write 50 Top 40 hits in their careers, which span over five decades.

Out of the spotlight his more famous wife enjoyed, Goffin had a hand in some of the biggest hits of my younger years, and I put him right up there with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Burt Bacharach as someone who defined the Baby Boom generation.

Here are the top ten Gerry Goffin songs, some co-written with King, some co-written with others, but all of them timeless in their own way.

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The Roots Perform ‘Harry Potter’ Rap on ‘Tonight Show’ [Video]

Attention, 'Harry Potter' fans: You have one equal-parts Potterhead and rap enthusiast to thank for the incredible 'Harry Potter' rap you're about to enjoy.

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Loverboy Announces New Album ‘Unfinished Business’

'Unfinished Business' is the band's first collection of previously unreleased material in seven years.

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