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Active Rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations across the United States and Canada.
"Alice's Restaurant Massacree" (self-identified multiple times in the lyrics of the song itself as "Alice's Restaurant") is a song by singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie, released as the title track to his 1967 debut album Alice's Restaurant.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.
Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
Arlo Davy Guthrie (born July 10, 1947) is an American folk singer-songwriter.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Carol Miller is an American radio personality and disc jockey.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
City of Detroit III, often referred to as just D-III, was a sidewheel steamer on the Detroit River and Lake Erie.
In American, Canadian and Philippine broadcasting, a city of license or community of license is the community that a radio station or television station is officially licensed to serve by that country's broadcast regulator.
Classic rock is a radio format which developed from the album-oriented rock (AOR) format in the early 1980s.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Commercial broadcasting (also called private broadcasting) is the broadcasting of television programs and radio programming by privately owned corporate media, as opposed to state sponsorship.
Countdown with Keith Olbermann is an hour-long weeknight news and political commentary program hosted by Keith Olbermann that aired on MSNBC from 2003–2011 and Current TV from 2011–2012.
David Dubal (born Cleveland, Ohio) is an American pianist, teacher, author, lecturer, broadcaster, and painter.
Derek and the Dominos were a blues rock band formed in the spring of 1970 by guitarist and singer Eric Clapton, keyboardist and singer Bobby Whitlock, bassist Carl Radle and drummer Jim Gordon.
A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience.
Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Eddie Scott Trunk (born August 8, 1964) is an American music historian, radio personality, talk show host, and author, best known as the host of several hard rock and heavy metal-themed radio and television shows.
"Eight Miles High" is a song by the American rock band the Byrds, written by Gene Clark, Jim McGuinn (a.k.a. Roger McGuinn), and David Crosby and first released as a single on March 14, 1966 (see 1966 in music).
The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1970, by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood with drummer Bev Bevan.
The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
GAF is a company based in Parsippany, New Jersey, that has roots dating back to the late 19th century.
George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
Goldsboro is a city in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
"Hey Jude" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles, written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney.
iHeartMedia, Inc., formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc., is an American mass media corporation headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.
The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) was once one of the largest labor unions in the United States, one of the first U.S. unions to have a primarily female membership, and a key player in the labor history of the 1920s and 1930s.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
Ken Dashow is a writer, performer and director.
"Layla" is a song written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, originally released by their blues rock band Derek and the Dominos, as the thirteenth track from their only studio album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (November 1970).
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
Led Zeppelin is the eponymous debut studio album by English rock band Led Zeppelin.
Make the Grade is a children's game show that aired from October 2, 1989 through December 29, 1991 on Nickelodeon.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Marc "The Cope" Coppola is an American actor and DJ working for KGB-FM in San Diego, California and WAXQ and WLTW in New York City.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band.
Modern rock is an umbrella term describing rock music made between the late 1970s to present day.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York metropolitan area, also referred to as the Tri-State Area, is the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass, at 4,495 mi2 (11,642 km2).
A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.
Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor.
Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.
Queensrÿche performing at the Sauna Open Air Metal Festival on June 11, 2011, in Tampere, Finland. Left to right: bassist Eddie Jackson, lead vocalist Geoff Tate, drummer Scott Rockenfield and guitarist Michael Wilton. Queensrÿche is an American heavy metal band.
A radio format or programming format (not to be confused with broadcast programming) describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station.
A radio station is a set of equipment necessary to carry on communication via radio waves.
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.
"Roll Over Beethoven" is a 1956 hit single written by Chuck Berry, originally released on Chess Records, with "Drifting Heart" as the B-side.
Ronald David Wood (born 1 June 1947) is an English rock musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, artist, author and radio personality best known as a member of The Rolling Stones since 1975, as well as a member of Faces and the Jeff Beck Group.
Scott Muni (May 10, 1930 – September 28, 2004) was an American disc jockey, who worked at the heyday of the AM Top 40 format and then was a pioneer of FM progressive rock radio.
Simulcast, a portmanteau of simultaneous broadcast, is the broadcasting of programs or events across more than one medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time (that is, simultaneously).
"Stairway to Heaven" is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in late 1971.
Steven Van Zandt (born November 22, 1950) is an American musician and actor, who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve.
Stone Temple Pilots (often abbreviated as STP) are an American rock band from San Diego, California, that originally consisted of Scott Weiland (lead vocals), brothers Robert DeLeo (bass, backing vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitars), and Eric Kretz (drums).
Joseph Haydn's Symphony No.
Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a public holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.
Anthony John Soprano (born August 22, 1959) is a fictional character and the protagonist in the HBO television drama series The Sopranos (1999–2007), portrayed by James Gandolfini.
The Traveling Wilburys (sometimes shortened to the Wilburys) were a British-American supergroup consisting of Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty.
Tribeca, originally written as TriBeCa, is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Type O Negative was an American gothic metal band formed in Brooklyn, New York in 1989, by Peter Steele (lead vocals, bass), Kenny Hickey (guitar, backing vocals), Josh Silver (keyboards, backing vocals), and Sal Abruscato (drums, percussions), who was later replaced by Johnny Kelly.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
WBGG-FM, branded as Big 105.9, is a commercial radio station licensed to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and serving the Miami-Ft.
WFAN-FM (101.9 MHz), also known as "Sports Radio 66 and 101.9 FM" or "The Fan", is a commercial FM sports radio station licensed to New York City.
WHCN (105.9 MHz "The River 105.9") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Hartford, Connecticut.
WHTZ (100.3 FM) – branded Z100 – is a commercial Top 40 (CHR) radio station licensed to Newark, New Jersey and serving the New York City metropolitan area.
William Burnett Benton (April 1, 1900 – March 18, 1973) was an American senator from Connecticut (1949–1953) and publisher of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1943–1973).
William Frank Buckley Jr. (born William Francis Buckley; November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American conservative author and commentator.
WKTU (103.5 FM) – branded "103.5 KTU" – is a Rhythmic Hot AC-formatted radio station licensed to Lake Success, New York, a suburb of New York City. WKTU is owned by iHeartMedia and broadcasts from studios in the AT&T Building in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan; its transmitter is located at the Empire State Building.
WLTW (106.7 FM, "106.7 Lite FM") is a Mainstream AC formatted radio station licensed to New York City.
WNCN, virtual and UHF digital channel 17, branded as CBS 17, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States and serving the Triangle region (Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill–Fayetteville).
WNEW-FM (102.7 FM, "Fresh 102.7") is a radio station licensed to New York City and owned by Entercom.
WNYL is an FM radio station licensed to New York City and owned by Entercom.
WOR (710 AM) is a 50,000 watt class A clear-channel station owned by iHeartMedia and licensed to New York City.
WQXR-FM (105.9 FM) is an American classical radio station licensed to Newark, New Jersey, and serving the New York metropolitan area.
WWBB (101.5 FM, "B101") is a radio station in Providence, Rhode Island.
WWBX (104.1 FM, Mix 104-1) is a radio station with a hot adult contemporary format in Boston, Massachusetts.
WWPR-FM (105.1 MHz), better known by its branding Power 105.1, is an Urban Contemporary radio station licensed to New York City.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
The year 1949 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting history.
32 Avenue of the Americas, also known as the AT&T Long Distance Building, or simply the AT&T Building, is a 27-story landmarked Art Deco skyscraper located in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City.