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Throwback Thursday: Mavis Staples

Throwback Thursday: Mavis Staples

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from Mavis Staples in honor of her new album, One True Vine. Mavis Staples was born July 10, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and began her music career with her family group, The Staple Singers, in 1950. The Staple Singers consisted of Mavis, her […]

Throwback Thursday: Fleetwood Mac

Throwback Thursday: Fleetwood Mac

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from Fleetwood Mac in honor of their upcoming performance at the Comcast Center in Mansfield tomorrow, June 21st. Fleetwood Mac are a British rock group formed around 1967 in London. Over the years the band has gone through so many line-up changes that […]

Throwback Thursday: Derek and the Dominos

Throwback Thursday: Derek and the Dominos

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is playing a set of music from Derek and the Dominos to commemorate the aniversary of their debut live performance. Derek and the Dominos were a blues rock group formed by guitar legend Eric Clapton in 1970 after  gaining fame as a member of bands like the Yardbirds, Cream, […]

Throwback Thursday: Bruce Springsteen

Throwback Thursday: Bruce Springsteen

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is celebrating the Boss himself, Bruce Springsteen in honor of the 29th anniversary of the release of his album Born in the USA.  Bruce Springsteen was born in 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey and is still performing and touring today at the age of 63. Springsteen has been […]

Throwback Thursday: John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival

Throwback Thursday: John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is featuring John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival in honor of his new album, Wrote A Song For Everyone. John Fogerty is a musician and songwriter hailing from Berkeley California. He is most well known for being the lead singer and guitarist of Creedence Clearwater Revival. The band was […]

Throwback Thursday: The Doors

Throwback Thursday: The Doors

This week for Throwback Thursday, WERS is featuring The Doors in memory of Ray Manzarek. The famed keyboardist and founding Doors member unfortunately passed away this week at age 74. Los Angeles based psychedelic rockers, The Doors, are known today as one of the most iconic rock bands of the 60s and 70s. The Doors formed in […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set of the Beach Boys in honor of the 47th anniversary of the release of their legendary album, Pet Sounds. Surf rockers, the Beach Boys are one of the most prominent American rock bands of all time and especially during the 60s and 70s. The Beach […]

Throwback Thursday: Peter Gabriel

Throwback Thursday: Peter Gabriel

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, WERS is celebrating Peter Gabriel in honor of the 27th anniversary of his hit album So. English singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel is most well known as the lead singer and flutist for progressive rock legend – Genesis. Gabriel was one of Genesis’ founding members back in 1967 with a few of […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s throwback Thursday we are playing a set of Iggy and The Stooges to commemorate the release of their latest album Ready To Die. Iggy and The Stooges are an American rock band from Ann Arbor, Michigan first emerging in 1967. The band had poor commercial success at first, but soon gained a […]

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set of Richie Havens in remembrance of his life and career. Richie Havens was an American folk rock guitarist, songwriter, and activist born in Brooklyn in 1941. Havens left Brooklyn at age 20, released his first two albums for Douglas Records and went on to sign […]

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