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Throwback Thursday: The First Ever Performance of ‘Purple Rain’ [Video]

When Prince showed up at his hometown Minneapolis club The First Avenue back in August of 1983, he had a new guitarist, Wendy Melvoin, and a new song he debuted, a ballad he said was inspired by Bob Seger.

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Oxford English Dictionary Adds New Words [Video]

Is this 'awesomesauce' or what?!! It must be 'beer o'clock!!'

We all know too well that language is continually expanding. I mean, who would have thought twenty years ago that the words selfie or emoji would even exist? Well, now a whole new slew of words have been added to the online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, and some may surprise you.

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Take A Zen Trip To The Upper Peninsula [Video]

Has this week dragged the best out of you? Are you needing to refresh your batteries before heading out for the weekend?

Well, take five minutes and enjoy this video of waterfalls and the Pictured Rocks of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. You'll be glad you did.

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Officer Dancing in 7-Eleven Breaks the Law of Good Moves

This officer's nae nae was a big no-no.

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Jennifer Hudson In Talks To Play Aretha Franklin [Video]

Jennifer Hudson may soon be getting some R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

In case you missed it, TheWrap.com reported earlier this week that J.Hud was in talks to play Aretha Franklin in an upcoming big-screen biopic, from the same people who produced this week’s hit “Straight Outta Compton.”

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Grand Rapids’ Sharon Irving Impresses On ‘America’s Got Talent’ [Video]

Sharon Irving gave an inspirational performance during the live rounds of the NBC talent competition 'America's Got Talent', but will she get enough votes to move on?

Here's how you can help.

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s July August 2015 Playlist of Top Songs

Bon Jovi's "You Give Love a Bad Name"

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White House Releases President Obama’s Summer Playlists [Video]

President Obama is not only the Leader of the Free World, but he seems to have a killer taste in music, too.

"Due to popular request, here are my vacation playlists," Obama tweeted, along with a link to two Spotify playlists. Obama's tastes range from classic soul from The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Van Morrison to modern day soul crooners like John Legend to more obscure Adult Alternative choices like Okkervil River and The Lumineers.

Take a look at the Pres' picks.

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Billy Joel Joined by Paul Simon at Long Island Concert [Video]

Billy Joel helped close down Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York earlier this week, but he wasn’t the only native New Yorker in the house. 

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’70s Pop Meets ’80s Alt-Rock Head On In This Brilliant Mash Up [Video]

I don't usually get giddy over mashups, but this one sounded so bad on paper, I was compelled to listen, only to find it to be weirdly beautiful.

BRAT Productions has mashed up two of my favorite songs, the Commodores smaltzy '70s ballad 'Easy' with The Cure's late '80s Alternative hit, 'Just Like Heaven'.

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Keith Richards is Not a Fan of ‘Sgt. Peppers’ [Video]

The Beatles’ 'Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band' was voted the best album of all time by Rolling Stone, won the Grammy for Album of the Year, and is seemingly beloved by everyone. Everyone, that is, aside from Keith Richards. 

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Throwback Thursday: The Top 10 Songs From The Summer of 1984 [Video]

I've argued the point here that 1984 may have been one of the greatest years for pop music in American history, and when compiling this list, it kind of confirms my point.

When songs like Night Ranger's 'Sister Christian', ZZ Top's 'Legs' and Scandal's 'The Warrior' can't even come close to cracking the Top Ten Summer Songs list from that year, it had to have been a good summer for tunes.

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