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Host: Saturday Morning Flashback
Wendy Rice’s first personal encounter with radio was in her hometown of Champaign, Illinois where she wrote and produced a weekly fifteen minute segment on high school news for a local radio station. She was seventeen years old and hasn’t strayed from the microphone since.[Read Wendy’s Full Bio]
Four hours of music from 1987 – see it here!
In case you missed out on the fun, here’s the 1972 tunes we played on April 16…
…and the music was real good, too. Check out our playlist!
Don’t be puzzled by the Flashback playlist: view all 4 hours here!
It was a year when musicians donated their time and talents to major fundraising projects, with Live Aid in London and Philadelphia, Farm Aid, USA for Africa, and Artists United Against Apartheid. Awareness and funds were raised by all-star lineups, everyone seemed to have a good time, as they sold a lot of concert tickets and albums.
A potpourri of short and snappy tunes!
It was an outstanding year for home-grown music…
What is Michael Palin doing?
Ronald Reagan, Rubik’s Cube, CNN, Pac Man, the U.S. Olympic hockey team, J.R. Ewing, Mt. St. Helens, John Lennon. Music highlights included albums from Bruce Springsteen, Talking Heads, Peter Gabriel, The Cure, Elvis Costello, the Police, Rockpile, and the Pretenders debut.
Here’s what we played from 1986…