106.1 The Sound/Articles posted by Sabrina LaForais

Kenny Loggins ins 106.1 The Sound

This Sound solo artist launched his career singing demo songs with producer Jim Messina, who was in both Poco and Buffalo Springfield. Later they formed Loggins & Messina.  He’s known as King of the Soundtracks with hit songs in Top Gun, Footloose, Caddyshack and Over...

Olivia Newton-John is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound solo artist was born in England - then immigrate to Australia.  She was discovered competing and winning on the show Sing Sing Sing.  Max Born, who won the 1954 Nobel Prize for Quantum Mechanics is her grandfather.  She nearly turned down the role...

Silent Night is Part of The Christmas Sound at 106.1 The Sound

This Sound Christmas Classic has been translated into over 300 languages and written by German composer Franz Gruber.  It carries the German title of Stille Nacht, Gruber performed it acoustically on Christmas Eve in the early 1800's after the church organ broke.  Franz Gruber gave...

How The Grinch Stole Christmas is Part of the Christmas Sound on 106.1 The Sound

[caption id="attachment_8682" align="alignright" width="300"] Listen to How the Grinch Stole Christmas on 106.1 The Sound![/caption] This Christmas Classic was written and recorded for the 1966 holiday TV show - How The Grinch Stole Christmas with Thurl Ravenscroft on vocals,  It was a Dr. Seuss book initially...

Wham!’s Last Christmas is Part of The Christmas Sound at 106.1 The Sound

The Sound Christmas song isn't about Christmas at all.  It's about a failed relationship.  With all proceeds from record sales going to Ethiopian famine relief, it's the second biggest selling Christmas song in the UK - being Do They Know It's Christmas.  George Michael appears...