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This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

It’s a big week for birthdays in music this week in history, with some big WERS artists getting older, wiser, and closer to another four-disc career retrospective release. With Tracy Chapman, Norah Jones, and Eric Clapton all sharing a common birthday tomorrow and Richard Thompson, Muddy Waters, and Billie Holiday all ringing one in this […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Spring is almost upon us, listeners, and what better way to thaw yourself out than with a little crash course education? There’s plenty of music history to go around this week, so let’s get down to it. It’s another year older, another year wiser for a number of male musical powerhouses this week. Celebrating a […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

It’s time for your weekly fix of music history. Looking back on the Februarys of yesteryears, many big names were making headlines. In mid February of 1967, Pink Floyd was hard at work locked away in the recording studio. Working on finishing up their debut album The Piper At The Gates of Dawn, Abbey Road […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Good Morning!  I hope whatever post-Valentine’s glow we all collectively have can melt some of this snow… let’s take our minds off of the small mountain range that you still haven’t dug your car out of and reflect on some music history! It was a big week for The Beatles, as February 11th, 1963 saw […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Grab a set a headphones and a warm blanket because the snowmaggedon of Nor’easter Nemo is just hours away. We’ve got just enough time to squeeze in your weekly fix of music history. February 3, 1959 marked a tragic day for the new rock n’ roll movement. When a plane crash in Iowa resulted in the deaths […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy frigid, February Friday! Month of unnecessary candy consumption, awkward conversation hearts and…uh, love. Right. That. Well, if there’s something I love, it’s music and to start off your February here is today’s weekly fix of music history. In 1964 the epitome of sanity, Indiana Governor Welsh, decided that The Kingsmen’s hit […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy freezing, frigid, frosty Friday. I may literally turn into snowman sometime soon, but to get you through the steadily dropping temperatures here is today’s music history fix. On this day in 1971, Charles Manson and three female members of his “family” (creepy) were found guilty of seven counts of murder in the first […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Happy Friday! The temperatures seem to be steadily plummeting but don’t let that get you down. Here’s your weekly fix of music history madness. First off today commemorates a particular day of anarchy in the U.K. when in 1978 the Sex Pistols concluded their U.S. tour and their career. Rotten had become increasingly frustrated with […]

This Week In Music History

This Week In Music History

Good morning and happy Friday! What better way to close out the week than with some music Back on this day in 1969, Jim Morrison and a pal were living it up on a jet on their way to Phoenix to catch The Rolling Stones in concert. During the flight, however, Morrison did a little […]

This Week in Music History

This Week in Music History

Good morning and happy belated New Year. 2013 is upon us at long last and seemingly much too fast. Here’s your weekly music history fix for your morning. Today, back in 1976, Mal Evans, a close friend of the Beatles and a former bodyguard and roadie for the group was shot to death by the […]

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WERS News Wins 11 Associated Press Student Awards

Congratulations to WERS News on winning 11 AP awards this year

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