Join Picozzi at Lynch Mitsubishi

Join Picozzi at Lynch Mitsubishi

102.9 The Whale is live this Saturday at the New Lynch Mitsubishi in Manchester! Join Picozzi starting at 10a! Score lots of prizes including tickets to an upcoming Wolfpack Game!!

It finally got there

It finally got there

Onetime Scorpions bassist Francis Buchholz, who plays on “Still Loving You,” celebrates his 69th birthday today (February 19th). That song had a tough time making it onto a Scorpions album.  It was rejected numerous times by the band before they finally tried to play it. Scorpions guitarist Rudolf Schenker wrote the music for “Still Loving…

Too Deep

Too Deep

Former Styx singer and keyboardist Dennis DeYoung celebrates his 72nd birthday today (February 18th). He gets deep in his songwriting in fact Mr. Roboto pretty much caused him to leave Styx.  Or caused the band to leave him.  “The Best of Times” is a song he wrote for Paradise Theater and it made to number…

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.

Win tickets to Get the Led Out

Win tickets to Get the Led Out

Listen for the 10@10 all week to win tickets to Get the Led Out at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, April 20.

Win tickets to The Guess Who & NRBQ

Win tickets to The Guess Who & NRBQ

Listen for Klonk Social Hour 12-1pm to win tickets to The Guess Who & NRBQ at the Palace Theater in Waterbury on Saturday, March 9.

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…