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Steve Winwood is 106.1 The Sound

Marquette, MI - October 21, 2021 - This Sound artist joined the Spencer Davis Group when he was just 15 years old. He's in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a founding member of Traffic. He was also the lead vocalist for Blind...

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Stevie Nicks is 106.1 the Sound

Marquette, MI - October 7, 2021 - This Sound artist's first name is Stephanie and she formed the band Fritz with then-boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham before joining Fleetwood Mac. Being 5" 1', Nicks said she felt "a little ridiculous" standing next to fellow bandmate, Mick Fleetwood,...

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Steve Perry is 106.1 the Sound

Marquette, MI - September 24, 2021 - This California-born artist has been nick-named The Voice by his close friend Jon Bon Jovi. Despite this, Rolling Stones listed him as only 76th on the top 100 Greatest Singers. Before Journey, he fronted a band called Alien...

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Eric Clapton is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist grew up believing his grandparents were his parents and his mother was his sister to avoid a teenage pregnancy scandal.  His nickname - Slowhand - has nothing to do with his guitar playing.  It comes from the audience clapping slowly as he...

Christopher Cross is 106.1 the Sound

Christopher Cross is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist got his start in the San Antonio-based band - The Flash.  Although he's known for his smooth Yacht Rock vocals, he's featured on guitar session work with Steely Dan and has toured playing guitar with Deep Purple.  He's the only performer to...

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Boz Scaggs is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist was discovered in San Francisco by his neighbor and Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner.  He got his first BIG start in the music business playing guitar for The Steve Miller Band. His studio session players in the 70's went on to form Toto. ...

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Michael Jackson is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist was born the eighth child of ten. His idols were Charlie Chapin, Fred Astaire, and Gene Kelly. Elizabeth Taylor was his best friend, and she was the godmother of his son, Prince. Micheal started his career as one of the Jackson 5, a...

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Phil Collins is 106.1 The Sound.

This Sound artist made his film debut as a child actor in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He was also in the audience in The Beatles movie A Hard Day's Night. Despite his foundation as an actor in his youth, Collins steadfastly pursued his ambitions as a...

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Dan Fogelberg is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist was born in Peoria, Illinois. His father was his band director in high school, who would later be the inspiration for "Leader Of The Band." It is considered one of Fogelberg's greatest hits. In the early 1970s, Fogelberg toured with Van Morrison as...