106.1 The Sound/Posts tagged "Marquette"

The Bee Gees are 106.1 The Sound

This Australian Sound artist is widely known for their disco sound.  However, their first hit was the melancholy New York Mining Disaster.  Robin and Maurice - now both deceased - were twins.  Barry is the oldest brother.  Maurice was a highly rated paintball player.  When...

10cc are 106.1 The Sound

This British quartet had three number one songs in the UK with different lead singers.  Because of this, the band was difficult to market without a distinct sound or look.  The whispers vocals of 'Be quiet, big boys don't cry' in I'm Not In Love...

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...

Feliz Navidad from 106.1 The Sound to You This Holiday Season

This Bi-lingual Sound Christmas Classic title translates to Merry Christmas in English. The songs composer, Puerto Rican Jose Feliciano said in an interview that if he made it totally Spanish then America radio stations might not play it. There are versions available from Boney M,...

John Denver is 106.1 The Sound

Born Henry Deutchendorf in Roswell, New Mexico, this Sound artist is hard to classify - touching on pop, folk and country.  Breaking into the business as a folk singer, his first big hit - Leaving On A Jet Plane - went #1 with Peter, Paul...

Linda Ronstadt is 106.1 The Sound

Born on a ranch in the Southwest, this Sound artist left home at 17 to become part of a band - The Stone Poneys.  As a solo artist her backing band would go on to form The Eagles.  Known as The First Lady of Rock,...

Billy Joel is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist was only 14 when he recorded the opening chords to The Shangri-La's Remember (Walking in the Rain).  At 21, he went through a depressing break up and tried to kill himself with furniture polish.  In the 70's he would shed bad reviews...

Kenny Rogers is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound artist led several successful groups before going solo in the mid-70's.  Known first as a folk singer, then a country crooner, he struck mainstream gold with Dolly Parton on 1984's Islands In The Stream, which was written by The Bee Gees.  His Beverley...