The Sound/Posts tagged "Upper Peninsula" (Page 2)

Bill Withers is 106.1 The Sound

He was a singer, songwriter and soul icon. He wrote classics like "Just The Two Of Us", "Use me" and "Lovely Day". Born poor in the West Virginia mining town of Slab Fork with a stutter in 1938, he joined the Navy at 18 and...

Heart IS 106.1 The Sound

The Wilson Sisters didn't join this group until after it was formed in the early 70's.  But it was their sound that inspired other Rock & Roll Hall of Famers.  Their last hit, 'All I Want To Do Is Make Love To You', is actually a cover...

Firefall is 106.1 The Sound

[caption id="attachment_7867" align="alignright" width="300"] Firefall in Yosemite National Park[/caption] This American Country Rock Band was formed in Boulder, Colorado. Their biggest hit, "Just Remember I Love You", is NOT a love song, but an homage to those who are depressed and hopeless. The band took its...

The Doobies are 106.1 The Sound

This Northern California group’s foundation was laid in the late '60s by founding members Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons. When Johnston left, he was replaced in the mid '70s when session vocalist Michael McDonald took over lead mic. McDonald was known for his harmony sessions...

Gordon Lightfoot is 106.1 The Sound

This Canadian Soft Rockers helped define the folk-pop sound of the 70's.  His songs have been recorded by everyone from Elvis Presley to John Mellencamp.  He's known as Canada's Best Songwriter.  Ironically, his longest and perhaps more memorable song, 'The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald',...

Kenny Rogers is 106.1 The Sound

Kenny Rogers was born in Houston, Texas, being the 4th of 8 children.  He caught the music bug after winning a talent show at the age of 11.  He played in psychedelic bands before settling on a folk career in the 60's with The New...

Jim Croce is 106.1 The Sound

This artist built his skills at Villanova, PA playing smoky frat parties and beatnik coffee houses.  His first two albums were disappointing commercial and critical failures.  He was beginning to rise on a string of college appearances when he dies in a Louisiana plane crash. ...

Fleetwood Mac IS 106.1 The Sound

Some consider this band a British ensemble while others say the group is American, because that's where they found their biggest success.  The original singer, Bob Welch, who later went on to have a solo career, left the band after the release of their first...

ABBA IS 106.1 The Sound

A Euro pop group formed loosely in the late 60's carrying a name as an acronym for their names, their debut single 'People Need Love' failed to find a world-wide audience.   After the successful release of their single 'Waterloo', the band embraced the emerging technology...

Elton John IS 106.1 The Sound

Reginald Dwight has a special talent. After he hears a melody – just once - he can duplicate it – note to note – from memory. At the age of 11, his skills on the piano earned him a scholarship from Britain’s Royal Academy of...