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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from the Beatles, one of the most (if not the most) beloved and influential bands of all time, to honor the anniversary of their famous final rooftop concert! Forty-four years ago, on January 30, 1969, the Beatles gave a surprise concert on the roof of their Apple Records […]

Throwback Thursday: Warren Zevon

Throwback Thursday: Warren Zevon

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from folk-rock legend Warren Zevon, who would have turned 66 years old today! Born in Chicago, Illinois, Warren Zevon’s love of music began with an early fascination of classical music when he became acquainted with Robert Craft and Igor Stravinsky. At age 16, shortly after his parents’ […]

Throwback Thursday: Steve Earle

Throwback Thursday: Steve Earle

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we are playing a set from roots rocker Steve Earle in honor of his 58th birthday! Born in Virginia and raised in Texas, Steve Earle began playing guitar at age 11 and has straddled the line between rock and country ever since. His 1986 debut album Guitar Town had attracted fans of both genres, topping […]

Throwback Thursday: Shawn Colvin

Throwback Thursday: Shawn Colvin

This week for Throwback Thursday, we are featuring folk rocker Shawn Colvin. Colvin is an American singer-songwriter who you might recognize from her hit “All Fall Down” that regularly graces the WERS airwaves. She is best well known for her 1997 single “Sunny Came Home” that landed her not only a Grammy Award nomination – […]

Throwback Thursday: Crosby, Stills, and Nash

Throwback Thursday: Crosby, Stills, and Nash

This week on Throwback Thursday, we’re reflecting on one of rock history’s most successful supergroups—Crosby, Stills, and Nash! David Crosby, Graham Nash, and Stephen Stills formed in 1968 after playing with international acts like The Hollies (Nash), Buffalo Springfield (Stills), and The Byrds (Crosby) and soon became famous for their folky harmonies with a rock edge, rivaled […]

Throwback Thursday: Annie Lennox

Throwback Thursday: Annie Lennox

This week for Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set from Annie Lennox, whose birthday was this Christmas. Annie Lennox is in pretty successful company as a Christmas baby – Sir Isaac Newton, Rod Serling, Jimmy Buffett, and Humphrey Bogart are among some of the more notable people to share that birthday.  Out of all of […]

Throwback Thursday: J Mascis

Throwback Thursday: J Mascis

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set from Dinosaur Jr. to celebrate J Mascis’ birthday, which was this week. It’s always refreshing to hear a new album from an, ahem, old band that doesn’t feel like a cynical cash grab, and the fact that Dinosaur Jr. just churned out another great one (this […]

Throwback Thursday: Led Zeppelin

Throwback Thursday: Led Zeppelin

This week, we’re going to have a special extended edition of Throwback Thursday, as we’ll be playing tracks from Led Zeppelin’s recently released concert film and album Celebration Day. The show featured in Celebration Day took place in London in 2007.  It was part of the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert, which benefited Ertegun’s own education charity, and […]

Throwback Thursday: George Harrison

Throwback Thursday: George Harrison

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set from George Harrison as today marks 11 years since his death. If you’re a WERS fan, chances are you’re already pretty well aware of George Harrison.  Lead guitarist for The Beatles and an iconic solo artist in his own right, there’s a special corner of the […]

Throwback Thursday: Arlo Guthrie

Throwback Thursday: Arlo Guthrie

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re playing a set of songs from Arlo Guthrie. While Arlo Guthrie is without a doubt one of the most important and influential artists of all time, especially to many of the artists played on WERS, you probably already figured out why we’re choosing this Thursday to highlight the legend.  Hint: it […]

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