Klonk Social Hour

Klonk Social Hour

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Download the Whale Alexa skill

Download the Whale Alexa skill

Stream on. Now you can stream The Whale on Amazon Echo! It’s easy! Just enable the skill and then say “Alexa, open The Whale”.  Here’s how: Step 1: Open your Alexa app. Step 2: Select “Amazon Alexa Skills” from the upper left menu. Step 3: Search for 102.9 The Whale Step 4: Click on the…

Win tickets to Sammy Hagar

Win tickets to Sammy Hagar

Listen for Picozzi’s 30 Second Six Song Challenge to win tickets to Sammy Hagar’s Full Circle Jam Tour (Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson) with Night Ranger at Foxwoods Resort Casino on May 30.

So it was a bathroom “break”

So it was a bathroom “break”

Supertramp saxophonist John Helliwell turns 74 today (February 15th). His solo on “The Logical Song” was recorded in an illogical location. They were recording the album Breakfast in America  and the guitar, piano and drums were being recorded in different parts of the, isolated from each other with baffles. His saxophone was so loud, though,…

Written During Breakfast

Written During Breakfast

Elton John was a guest voice on a Valentines-themed episode of The Simpsons 20 years ago today (February 14th, 1999). His career was launched with the song…”Your Song” music by Elton, lyrics by Bernie Taupin released in 1970.  Bernie Taupin wrote the lyrics while eating breakfast; Elton added the music before lunch. It made it…

“Did I Write That?”

“Did I Write That?”

Mick Jones of Foreigner wrote the song: “I Want to Know What Love Is” on the album: Agent Provocateur in 1984.  He wrote it about circumstances in his own life, but that it has taken on more meaning than he’d initially imagined. Here he talks about the effect it has had on listeners: “So many…

Make it sound like Egypt

Make it sound like Egypt

Neil Young and Crazy Horse played their first live show together 50 years ago today (February 12th, 1969) at the Bitter End in New York.  Their first album was Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere in 1969.  The first song we heard from them was “Cinnamon Girl” Neil Young wanted it to sound as big as…