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Messages - Big Fingers McGee

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Stream of Consciousness / Re: Local (and other) radio news
« on: September 28, 2019, 05:57:49 AM »
I'm still trying to figure out what they're doing, though. They have put a lot of effort into sweepers that are pandering to local-ness (i.e. a millenial-sounding girl's voice saying "I like to walk my dog at Golden Gate Park and see a show at the Balboa Theater!!" and using the tagline "uniquely San Francisco"

ROTFL!!!

Seriously though, it never ceases to amaze me that there are people out there who, upon hearing what 96.5 HD-2 is all about, would get super-excited about it. I'm just not sure that they'd be listening to HD-2, unless they're led there by an acquaintance that is slightly more with it. So many questions!

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I like that 1992 came up twice this week for this station.

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Regional 10@10's across the time zones! / Re: The Peak, week of 2/4/19
« on: February 09, 2019, 05:35:24 AM »
Thur 2/7/19: Feb 1999

Marvelous 3 (who?)

Probably "Freak Of The Weak", a minor airplay hit. Picked up their CD awhile back for a buck. I found it ok.. not sure if it'd be in your wheelhouse.

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP James Ingram, 66
« on: January 29, 2019, 07:40:47 PM »
Had several duets, plus the number one solo "I Don't Have The Heart" in 1990.

https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/obituary/8495601/james-ingram-dead-obituary

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Sonic Youth's "Teenage Riot" sampled for Marc Jacobs Daisy Love Perfume.

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In Memoriam, Happy Birthday / RIP George HW Bush, 94
« on: December 01, 2018, 06:31:27 AM »
When he was elected, I thought he was the worst. I've changed my mind.

https://www.sfgate.com/national/article/Former-president-George-H-W-Bush-dies-at-age-94-12861301.php

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Belinda Carlisle's "Heaven Is A Place On Earth" for Progressive

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The New 10@10 / Re: 20 August 2018: it's... Radio, Radio!
« on: August 26, 2018, 05:45:44 AM »
1. Blasters – Border Radio
 2. Wall of Voodoo – Mexican Radio
 3. Everclear, AM Radio
 4. Weezer – Turning Up The Radio
 5. KISS – Do You Remember Rock’n’Roll Radio
 6. The Ravyns – Raised On The Radio
 7. Elvis Costello – Radio, Radio
 8. Edwin Starr – H.A.P.P.Y. Radio
 9. Queen – Radio Ga-Ga
10. Bruce Springsteen – Radio Nowhere
BONUS: Shemekia Copeland – Who Stole My Radio

This is about 1,000 times more original than the summer set.

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The New 10@10 / Re: 13 August 2018: it's... 2000
« on: August 26, 2018, 05:44:00 AM »
and we’ll show you the
best possible way to experience a Limp Bizkit song (no, really!)

BONUS. Limp Bizkit – Take a Look Around (Instrumental)

heh. If I had to pick a best Limp song, it'd be "My Way", but it's a tough call.

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The New 10@10 / Re: 10 August 2018: it's... Hot Summer Nights
« on: August 26, 2018, 05:42:55 AM »
From the uber-LN-y (Sly) to the merely hellish (Kid Rock). The least-appealing Summer set I've ever seen.

Gotta agree on this. I suppose BOS goes to the Ataris by default, if only because it gets played less often than the original.

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The New 10@10 / Re: 1 August 2018: it's... When Good Artists Go Bad!
« on: August 26, 2018, 05:40:41 AM »
Wow, I take *GREAT* exception to the Tom Jones selection -- his version of "Kiss" is awesome. The rest are pretty much crappy. (Tho' Neil D's "Heartlight" is a guilty pleasure for me, and "In the Ghetto" gets a pass for being from a different time)

Agreed on Jones. I honestly think "In The Ghetto" is one of the best songs Presley ever did. "Both Sides Of The Story" may have been a bit over the top, but I enjoyed it, and I've never understood the hate for RHCP.

I will say that the Sheryl Crow and Madonna covers were absolute embarrassments.

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Regional 10@10's across the time zones! / Re: The Lodge, week of 7/30/18
« on: August 05, 2018, 09:40:29 AM »
Fri 8/3/18: 1993

 8. Midnight Oil - Truganini


I don't know that I've ever heard this on the radio before.

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The New 10@10 / Re: 16 July 2018: it's... a Mystery
« on: August 03, 2018, 11:02:53 AM »
I wouldn't go as far as saying "It's So Easy", but I did eventually realize the theme.

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