|09-14-2015, 11:00 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: May 2012
Location: North Alabama via New Orleans
On most classic rock stations I've heard throughout my life, there are a few songs that ALWAYS get played together.
Three most notable in my mind are:
We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions - Queen
Waitin' on the Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago - ZZ Top
Heartbreaker/Livin' Lovin Maid - Led Zeppelin
Any more that are coupled together on YOUR rock station?
In your reply PLEASE indicate which station or at least the city/town where you hear these twofers.
|09-15-2015, 11:39 PM||#2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: East of the Southern North American West
One time I was listening to 88.3 in San Diego and I was certain that they were playing Miles Davis but it turned out to be someone else once I looked it up. Does that count? I basically got the beginning of a Miles track and the back half of some other dude's track.
Studies show that when a given norm is changed in the face of the unchanging, the remaining contradictions will parallel the truth.
|09-16-2015, 03:23 AM||#3 (permalink)|
Aficionado of Fine Filth
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: You don't want to look in there.
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)" > "A Day in the Life" - The Beatles
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" > "With a Little Help from My Friends" - The Beatles
"Long Distance Runaround" > "The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)" - Yes
"Black Mountain Side" > "Communication Breakdown" - Led Zeppelin
"Brain Damage" > "Eclipse" - Pink Floyd
All of the classic rock stations in the New England area used to follow pretty much the same format and play the same songs and combinations/segues. Those were just the ones that I thought of at the moment (besides the three you mentioned) but there are lots of others.
WBCN (Boston, MA), WAAF (Worcester, MA), WZLX (Boston, MA), WBLM (Portland, ME), WGIR-FM (Manchester, NH) and probably a few more I'm forgetting at the moment.
I haven't listened to any of those stations in years, though. WBCN no longer broadcasts on FM radio and WAAF has switched its format so many times, I don't know what they play these days. I think the others are still classic rock stations and I'd be willing to bet they still play those combination/segues.
She's a Brick House
|09-16-2015, 04:26 PM||#4 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: SoCal by way of Boston
(Trivia: The guy in the front row on the left is J.J. Jackson. One of the first MTV VJs.)
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And move the movement on the lawn
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|09-17-2015, 01:10 PM||#5 (permalink)|
Just Keep Swimming...
Join Date: Apr 2012
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^I remember JJ Jackson.^
WLUP in Chicago has been playing this since the beginning of time and frankly, I'm a bit tired of it:
Eruption/That godawful Kinks tune that was bad enough when the Kinks did it.