The Sound/Posts tagged "Radio"

Air Supply is 106.1 The Sound

This band is technically a duo.  Formed in Melbourne by Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell, they met after performing in Jesus Christ Superstar in 1975.  After bringing on band members, the in-fighting led to just the two, then they hired studio and touring musicians.  Never...

The Eagles are 106.1 The Sound

Formed in the 70's in Los Angeles, they left as Linda Ronstadt's backing band with her blessing, quickly becoming more popular than her.  For the rest of the decade, they became the biggest band of the 70's.  Their Greatest Hits album was the best seller...

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,...

Van Morrison is 106.1 The Sound

Born in Belfast, his musical career spans such a variety of genres it's difficult to label.  He wrote the song Gloria which became a hit for his group Them.  However, the Chicago-based band Shadows of Knight made it a Top 10 American hit.  He says...

Jimmy Buffett is 106.1 The Sound

Born in Pascagoula, Mississippi, this sound artist picked up the guitar in high school to impress girls.  He made money early in his career smuggling marijuana from The Caribbean to Florida.  After leaving his first band - The New Generation - he went to Nashville. ...

Three Dog Night is 106.1 The Sound

This 70's group originally formed in the 60's under the name Redwood.  Nearly every one of their songs has a unique sound as they had three separate lead singers.  Paul Williams wrote many of their songs including An Old Fashioned Love Song.  Sadly all of...

Bread is 106.1 The Sound

The early version of this California mellow rock band was initially called Pleasure Faire.  When the last members joined the group in the early 70's, it was really David Gate's band as he wrote and sang all their chart topping hits.  Most of their songs...

Carol King is 106.1 The Sound

This Sound Artist was proficient with the piano when she was just 4 years old. When she was in High School in Brooklyn she dated Neil Sedaka. She hosted the first big concert in Central Park, which set a worldwide attendance record in 1973. Ironically,...

Bob Seger is 106.1 The Sound

This Michigan native had a father who was a musician that worked in the auto factories in Detroit. His father left the family when he was just 10 years old. Heartbroken, he took refuge by listening to his transistor radio and was introduced to soul...

Eric Clapton is 106.1 The Sound

Born in Surrey, England as an illegitimate son of a Canadian soldier and an underage mother, he was raised by his grandparents believing his mother was his sister.  During his time with Cream, graffiti showed up around England calling him a God, thus adding to...