Music

11 music specials you can’t miss this weekend!

Here’s your weekend listening for March 9 through 11.

Music

11 music specials you can’t miss this weekend!

Here’s your weekend listening for March 9 through 11.

Classic Rock, Music, Pop, Rock

Don’t miss these 7 Spring Break playlists from across the decades

Whether you’re making the trip yourself this year or just want to relive the glory days of being young and reckless in warmer weather, we have 7 playlists that’ll take you through decades of Spring Break.

Classic Rock, Music, Pop, Rock

Don’t miss these 7 Spring Break playlists from across the decades

Whether you’re making the trip yourself this year or just want to relive the glory days of being young and reckless in warmer weather, we have 7 playlists that’ll take you through decades of Spring Break.

Classic Rock, Music

SiriusXM Presents Todd Rundgren’s Utopia 2018 Tour

SiriusXM subscribers will have the opportunity to win tickets to the tour through an invitation sent by email.

Classic Rock, Music

SiriusXM Presents Todd Rundgren’s Utopia 2018 Tour

SiriusXM subscribers will have the opportunity to win tickets to the tour through an invitation sent by email.

Bluegrass, Country, Music

QUIZ: How well do you know country legend Dolly Parton?

Test your knowledge of The Queen of Country with our quiz.

Bluegrass, Country, Music

QUIZ: How well do you know country legend Dolly Parton?

Test your knowledge of The Queen of Country with our quiz.

Entertainment

David Cassidy, ’70s heartthrob and star of Partridge Family, dies at 67

Earlier in 2017, Cassidy revealed to People magazine that he was battling dementia

Entertainment

David Cassidy, ’70s heartthrob and star of Partridge Family, dies at 67

Earlier in 2017, Cassidy revealed to People magazine that he was battling dementia

70s Pop, 80s Pop, Holiday, Music, Oldies, Pop, Rock

Celebrate Labor Day 2017 with SiriusXM’s special programming all weekend!

Put your work down and turn the radio up! SiriusXM is celebrating the unofficial end of summer with special programming beginning Friday, September 1 and airing throughout the holiday weekend. 50s on 5 (Ch. 5) ’50s School Days All weekend long, 50s on 5 plays … Continued

70s Pop, 80s Pop, Holiday, Music, Oldies, Pop, Rock

Celebrate Labor Day 2017 with SiriusXM’s special programming all weekend!

Put your work down and turn the radio up! SiriusXM is celebrating the unofficial end of summer with special programming beginning Friday, September 1 and airing throughout the holiday weekend. 50s on 5 (Ch. 5) ’50s School Days All weekend long, 50s on 5 plays … Continued

70s Pop, 80s Pop, Classic Rock, Music

QUIZ: How well do you know Journey?

Be Good to Yourself and take this quiz Any Way You Want It!

70s Pop, 80s Pop, Classic Rock, Music

QUIZ: How well do you know Journey?

Be Good to Yourself and take this quiz Any Way You Want It!

Classic Rock, Music, Rock

QUIZ: How well do you know Mick Jagger?

Trying to get some Satisfaction? Try getting 10/10 on this quiz!

Classic Rock, Music, Rock

QUIZ: How well do you know Mick Jagger?

Trying to get some Satisfaction? Try getting 10/10 on this quiz!

Music

Memorial Day 2017: Hear Top 100 Countdowns from the ’60s through the ’90s + more!

SiriusXM has got you covered with the music you’ll need for a perfect Memorial Day Weekend soundtrack! Tune in for our special holiday programming and start your weekend off right.

Music

Memorial Day 2017: Hear Top 100 Countdowns from the ’60s through the ’90s + more!

SiriusXM has got you covered with the music you’ll need for a perfect Memorial Day Weekend soundtrack! Tune in for our special holiday programming and start your weekend off right.

Current R&B

You will survive with Gloria Gaynor and her 7 songs for lovers on 70s on 7

Tune in for Gloria Gaynor’s My Favourite 7 Songs For Lovers Thursday, May 18 at 12 pm & 3 pm ET; Friday, May 19 at 1 am & 10 pm ET; Saturday, May 20 at 8 am ET; and Sunday, May 21 at 4 am & 5 pm ET on 70s on 7 (Ch. 7)!

Current R&B

You will survive with Gloria Gaynor and her 7 songs for lovers on 70s on 7

Tune in for Gloria Gaynor’s My Favourite 7 Songs For Lovers Thursday, May 18 at 12 pm & 3 pm ET; Friday, May 19 at 1 am & 10 pm ET; Saturday, May 20 at 8 am ET; and Sunday, May 21 at 4 am & 5 pm ET on 70s on 7 (Ch. 7)!

70s Pop, Classic Rock, Music, Rock

QUIZ: Take It Easy…but only if you’re an Eagles expert

Fans of The Eagles will have a Peaceful Easy Feeling after acing this quiz. See how much you know about the band that brought us Hotel California, Life in the Fast Lane and so many more.

70s Pop, Classic Rock, Music, Rock

QUIZ: Take It Easy…but only if you’re an Eagles expert

Fans of The Eagles will have a Peaceful Easy Feeling after acing this quiz. See how much you know about the band that brought us Hotel California, Life in the Fast Lane and so many more.

Music

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your favorite SiriusXM channels!

The season for giving is upon us and SiriusXM is giving you special music programming perfect for your day off this Thanksgiving!

Music

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your favorite SiriusXM channels!

The season for giving is upon us and SiriusXM is giving you special music programming perfect for your day off this Thanksgiving!

Music, Rock

70s on 7 hosts remember Freddie Mercury on 70th birthday

There never was and never will be a frontman quite like him.

Music, Rock

70s on 7 hosts remember Freddie Mercury on 70th birthday

There never was and never will be a frontman quite like him.

Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Endless Summer Out Loud: Countdown the biggest hits of the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s + ’00s

Yeah, yeah, yeah, summer’s almost over. But here at SiriusXM we believe that summer is endless, so we’re not putting away our bikinis, boards and boomboxes just yet. If you feel the same way, join us this Labor Day weekend … Continued

Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Endless Summer Out Loud: Countdown the biggest hits of the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s + ’00s

Yeah, yeah, yeah, summer’s almost over. But here at SiriusXM we believe that summer is endless, so we’re not putting away our bikinis, boards and boomboxes just yet. If you feel the same way, join us this Labor Day weekend … Continued

Music, Pop

Happy birthday Cyndi Lauper! 10 reasons we love pop’s kookiest icon

There is much we love about Cyndi Lauper. Of course, her many hits and her high-pitched, Betty-Boopish, Queens-accented voice. But we also love her carefree nature and the fact that the singer-songwriter always seems to be having fun. Her successful … Continued

Music, Pop

Happy birthday Cyndi Lauper! 10 reasons we love pop’s kookiest icon

There is much we love about Cyndi Lauper. Of course, her many hits and her high-pitched, Betty-Boopish, Queens-accented voice. But we also love her carefree nature and the fact that the singer-songwriter always seems to be having fun. Her successful … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

10 jams from the ’70s to soundtrack your summer solstice

Today (6/ 20) is the official start of summer, and to celebrate the summer solstice, 70s on 7 programmer Numan shared some of his favorite ’70s summer jams and why he loves them so you can start your summer off feeling groovy, too! … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

10 jams from the ’70s to soundtrack your summer solstice

Today (6/ 20) is the official start of summer, and to celebrate the summer solstice, 70s on 7 programmer Numan shared some of his favorite ’70s summer jams and why he loves them so you can start your summer off feeling groovy, too! … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

It’s Paul McCartney’s birthday! Test your fan knowledge with our Mega Macca quiz!

Think you know everything about Paul McCartney? To celebrate his 74th birthday (June 18, 1942), throw your favorite song by The Cute Beatle on the record player and settle in with this quiz to see just how much you know … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

It’s Paul McCartney’s birthday! Test your fan knowledge with our Mega Macca quiz!

Think you know everything about Paul McCartney? To celebrate his 74th birthday (June 18, 1942), throw your favorite song by The Cute Beatle on the record player and settle in with this quiz to see just how much you know … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Music-Versary: Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950

Stevie Wonder has been blessing the world with his divine voice, joyful up-tempo jams and exquisite ballads since he was a preteen. There are very few artists who have had such a long, illustrious and successful career. Wonder is a … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Music-Versary: Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950

Stevie Wonder has been blessing the world with his divine voice, joyful up-tempo jams and exquisite ballads since he was a preteen. There are very few artists who have had such a long, illustrious and successful career. Wonder is a … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Music-versary: Barbra Streisand was born on April 24, 1942

An American national treasure and one of Brooklyn’s finest, Barbra Streisand has earned a lifetime of happy birthdays for entertaining the world through song and the silver screen. This year’s 74th birthday puts her close to a major milestone, adding … Continued

Jazz/Standards, Music

Music-versary: Barbra Streisand was born on April 24, 1942

An American national treasure and one of Brooklyn’s finest, Barbra Streisand has earned a lifetime of happy birthdays for entertaining the world through song and the silver screen. This year’s 74th birthday puts her close to a major milestone, adding … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Music-versary: Paul McCartney announces his departure from the Beatles via press release on April 10, 1970

On April 10, 1970, London’s Daily Mirror declared that the Beatles were history. The tabloid was armed with a press release that included an explosive question-and-answer interview with Paul McCartney, who wouldn’t be speaking to the media but still wanted to … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Music-versary: Paul McCartney announces his departure from the Beatles via press release on April 10, 1970

On April 10, 1970, London’s Daily Mirror declared that the Beatles were history. The tabloid was armed with a press release that included an explosive question-and-answer interview with Paul McCartney, who wouldn’t be speaking to the media but still wanted to … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Diana Ross was born on March 26, 1944

If the word “diva” stands for a woman who has fearlessly pursued her dreams, unapologetically built a successful career, and brilliantly reinvented herself again and again, then by all means call Diana Ross a diva. But you must also call … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Diana Ross was born on March 26, 1944

If the word “diva” stands for a woman who has fearlessly pursued her dreams, unapologetically built a successful career, and brilliantly reinvented herself again and again, then by all means call Diana Ross a diva. But you must also call … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: KISS released ‘Destroyer’ on March 15, 1976

KISS, as most people know, have a hard time getting respect. Maybe its the make-up. Maybe its their crass commercialism. Maybe its the fact that musically they’ve always been fairly simplistic. But for every critic who has dismissed the band, … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: KISS released ‘Destroyer’ on March 15, 1976

KISS, as most people know, have a hard time getting respect. Maybe its the make-up. Maybe its their crass commercialism. Maybe its the fact that musically they’ve always been fairly simplistic. But for every critic who has dismissed the band, … Continued

Music, Pop

Music-versary: The Eagles released ‘Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975′ on February 17, 1976

Release date: February 17, 1976 Credits: Glenn Frey (vocals, guitars, piano), Don Henley (vocals, drums), Bernie Leadon (guitars, banjo, mandolin, background vocals), Randy Meisner (vocals, drums), Don Felder (guitar, background vocals), Glyn Johns (production), Bill Szymczyk (production) Backstory: There are … Continued

Music, Pop

Music-versary: The Eagles released ‘Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975′ on February 17, 1976

Release date: February 17, 1976 Credits: Glenn Frey (vocals, guitars, piano), Don Henley (vocals, drums), Bernie Leadon (guitars, banjo, mandolin, background vocals), Randy Meisner (vocals, drums), Don Felder (guitar, background vocals), Glyn Johns (production), Bill Szymczyk (production) Backstory: There are … Continued

Music

Breakup Playlist: Songs to mend your broken heart this February 14

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time for the blissfully in love. But for those who have to spend 24 hours reflecting on love lost, Feb. 14 can be pretty crappy. Instead of hating the holiday, our heartbroken friends, use it as … Continued

Music

Breakup Playlist: Songs to mend your broken heart this February 14

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time for the blissfully in love. But for those who have to spend 24 hours reflecting on love lost, Feb. 14 can be pretty crappy. Instead of hating the holiday, our heartbroken friends, use it as … Continued

Music, Rock

Quiz: How well do you know the Ramones?

This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones’ self-titled debut album—recorded over a week in early February 1976 and released a little more than two months later, on April 23. It didn’t set the charts on fire, peaking at … Continued

Music, Rock

Quiz: How well do you know the Ramones?

This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones’ self-titled debut album—recorded over a week in early February 1976 and released a little more than two months later, on April 23. It didn’t set the charts on fire, peaking at … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Music-versary: Fleetwood Mac released ‘Rumours’ on February 4, 1977

Release date: February 4, 1977 Credits: Lindsey Buckingham (guitar, vocals, production), Mick Fleetwood (drums, percussion), Christine McVie (keyboards, synthesizer, vocals), Stevie Nicks (vocals), John McVie (bass), Ken Caillat (engineering, mastering, producing), Richard Dashut (engineering, producing) Backstory: Wild, plentiful rumors fueled … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Music-versary: Fleetwood Mac released ‘Rumours’ on February 4, 1977

Release date: February 4, 1977 Credits: Lindsey Buckingham (guitar, vocals, production), Mick Fleetwood (drums, percussion), Christine McVie (keyboards, synthesizer, vocals), Stevie Nicks (vocals), John McVie (bass), Ken Caillat (engineering, mastering, producing), Richard Dashut (engineering, producing) Backstory: Wild, plentiful rumors fueled … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Music-versary: The Beatles released ‘Please Please Me’ on January 30, 1964

Release date: January 30, 1964 Credits: John Lennon (lead vocal, rhythm guitar), Paul McCartney (harmony vocal, bass), George Harrison (harmony vocal, lead guitar), Ringo Starr (drums), George Martin (producer) Backstory: The Beatles were set to land in America in just a … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Music-versary: The Beatles released ‘Please Please Me’ on January 30, 1964

Release date: January 30, 1964 Credits: John Lennon (lead vocal, rhythm guitar), Paul McCartney (harmony vocal, bass), George Harrison (harmony vocal, lead guitar), Ringo Starr (drums), George Martin (producer) Backstory: The Beatles were set to land in America in just a … Continued

Country, Music

Happy 70th birthday, Dolly Parton!

Whatever you do, don’t call Dolly a dumb blonde. Or do, she doesn’t care. “I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes,” she said, “because I know I’m not dumb… and I also know that I’m not blonde.” Such … Continued

Country, Music

Happy 70th birthday, Dolly Parton!

Whatever you do, don’t call Dolly a dumb blonde. Or do, she doesn’t care. “I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes,” she said, “because I know I’m not dumb… and I also know that I’m not blonde.” Such … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Led Zeppelin released its eponymous debut album on Jan. 12, 1969

Release date: January 12, 1969 Credits: Robert Plant (vocals/production); Jimmy Page (guitar); John Paul Jones (bass); John Bonham (drums) Backstory: Led Zeppelin was born from the ashes of the Yardbirds. They had disintegrated in the summer of 1968, leaving guitarist … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Led Zeppelin released its eponymous debut album on Jan. 12, 1969

Release date: January 12, 1969 Credits: Robert Plant (vocals/production); Jimmy Page (guitar); John Paul Jones (bass); John Bonham (drums) Backstory: Led Zeppelin was born from the ashes of the Yardbirds. They had disintegrated in the summer of 1968, leaving guitarist … Continued

Music

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with SiriusXM: Live concerts, DJ sets and more!

New Year’s Eve is less than two weeks away, but there’s no need to stress because we’ve got your DJing duties covered! Ring in the new year with performances by Morrissey, Dead & Company, Jimmy Buffett, Willie Nelson, Gregg Allman, … Continued

Music

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with SiriusXM: Live concerts, DJ sets and more!

New Year’s Eve is less than two weeks away, but there’s no need to stress because we’ve got your DJing duties covered! Ring in the new year with performances by Morrissey, Dead & Company, Jimmy Buffett, Willie Nelson, Gregg Allman, … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Entertainment, movies, Music

Music-versary: ‘Saturday Night Fever’ is released in theaters on Dec. 16, 1977

Release Date: December 16, 1977 Staring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller Directed by: John Badham Soundtrack and score: The Bee Gees (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb); various artists Backstory: When the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever was released … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Entertainment, movies, Music

Music-versary: ‘Saturday Night Fever’ is released in theaters on Dec. 16, 1977

Release Date: December 16, 1977 Staring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller Directed by: John Badham Soundtrack and score: The Bee Gees (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb); various artists Backstory: When the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever was released … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Trivia Quiz: Do You Remember 1975?

There is only one month left in the year 2015. That means we don’t have much time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of everything that happened in 1975! And there sure was a lot that went on four decades ago, from movies … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

Trivia Quiz: Do You Remember 1975?

There is only one month left in the year 2015. That means we don’t have much time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of everything that happened in 1975! And there sure was a lot that went on four decades ago, from movies … Continued

Music, Pop

Music-versary: Michael Jackson released the ‘Thriller’ album on November 30, 1982

Credits: Michael Jackson; Quincy Jones (producer) Backstory: When Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner declined Michael Jackson’s request for a cover story in November 1979, the future King of Pop was pissed. Off the Wall was a hit, on its way … Continued

Music, Pop

Music-versary: Michael Jackson released the ‘Thriller’ album on November 30, 1982

Credits: Michael Jackson; Quincy Jones (producer) Backstory: When Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner declined Michael Jackson’s request for a cover story in November 1979, the future King of Pop was pissed. Off the Wall was a hit, on its way … Continued

Music

Who’s your Sagittarius soul mate?

“Shoot for the moon and you’ll at least end up among the stars” could be the mantra of the archer sign. Adventurous and optimistic, Sagittarians also gravitate towards philosophical pursuits. At the same time, however, they aren’t afraid to tell … Continued

Music

Who’s your Sagittarius soul mate?

“Shoot for the moon and you’ll at least end up among the stars” could be the mantra of the archer sign. Adventurous and optimistic, Sagittarians also gravitate towards philosophical pursuits. At the same time, however, they aren’t afraid to tell … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Lynyrd Skynyrd released ‘Freebird’ on Nov. 23, 1974

Release date: November 23, 1974 Credits: Ronnie Van Zant (vocals); Allen Collins (guitar); Gary Rossington (rhythm and slide guitar); Ed King (bass); Billy Powell (piano); Bob Burns (drums); Al Kooper (production, organ, mellotron) Album: Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd Backstory: Before it … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Lynyrd Skynyrd released ‘Freebird’ on Nov. 23, 1974

Release date: November 23, 1974 Credits: Ronnie Van Zant (vocals); Allen Collins (guitar); Gary Rossington (rhythm and slide guitar); Ed King (bass); Billy Powell (piano); Bob Burns (drums); Al Kooper (production, organ, mellotron) Album: Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd Backstory: Before it … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy was released November 17, 1980

Release date: November 17, 1980 Credits: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jack Douglas: producers; John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar, keyboards; Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken: electric guitar; Tony Levin: bass guitar; George Small: keyboards; Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy was released November 17, 1980

Release date: November 17, 1980 Credits: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jack Douglas: producers; John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar, keyboards; Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken: electric guitar; Tony Levin: bass guitar; George Small: keyboards; Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Led Zeppelin IV was released on November 8, 1971

Release date: November 8, 1971 Credits: Robert Plant (vocals); Jimmy Page (Guitar); John Paul Jones (Keyboard); John Bonham (drums) Backstory: When Plant, Page, Jones and Bonham went into the studio in 1970 to record their fourth album, they were sick … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Led Zeppelin IV was released on November 8, 1971

Release date: November 8, 1971 Credits: Robert Plant (vocals); Jimmy Page (Guitar); John Paul Jones (Keyboard); John Bonham (drums) Backstory: When Plant, Page, Jones and Bonham went into the studio in 1970 to record their fourth album, they were sick … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Quiz: Who’s your boy band soul mate?

Swoon! There’s nothing like a group of men dancing and singing in harmony to make you think you’ve died and gone to heaven. Especially if you’re a teen with a whole lot of wall that needs covering with heartthrobs. Yes, it’s the … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Quiz: Who’s your boy band soul mate?

Swoon! There’s nothing like a group of men dancing and singing in harmony to make you think you’ve died and gone to heaven. Especially if you’re a teen with a whole lot of wall that needs covering with heartthrobs. Yes, it’s the … Continued

Music, Pop

Music-versary: Queen released Bohemian Rhapsody on October 31, 1975

Credits: Written and composed by Freddie Mercury, performed by Queen (Freddie Mercury: Vocals, piano, guitar; Brian May: vocals, guitar; John Deacon: vocals, bass; Roger Taylor: vocals, drums) Album: A Night at the Opera (Released November 21, 1975) Backstory: When the … Continued

Music, Pop

Music-versary: Queen released Bohemian Rhapsody on October 31, 1975

Credits: Written and composed by Freddie Mercury, performed by Queen (Freddie Mercury: Vocals, piano, guitar; Brian May: vocals, guitar; John Deacon: vocals, bass; Roger Taylor: vocals, drums) Album: A Night at the Opera (Released November 21, 1975) Backstory: When the … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Duane Allman died in a motorcycle accident on Oct. 29, 1971

Duane Allman may have only lived 24 years, but in that time he was able to build a legend that few could manage if given a hundred years. As a session player at FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Duane Allman died in a motorcycle accident on Oct. 29, 1971

Duane Allman may have only lived 24 years, but in that time he was able to build a legend that few could manage if given a hundred years. As a session player at FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Michael Jackson’s ‘Smooth Criminal’ was released on Oct. 24, 1988

Release Date: October 24, 1988 Credits: Written and performed by Michael Jackson; Produced by Quincy Jones Album: Bad (Released August 31, 1987) Backstory: The lyrics to the seventh single from Michael Jackson’s 1987 hit Bad were inspired by both “Night … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop

Music-versary: Michael Jackson’s ‘Smooth Criminal’ was released on Oct. 24, 1988

Release Date: October 24, 1988 Credits: Written and performed by Michael Jackson; Produced by Quincy Jones Album: Bad (Released August 31, 1987) Backstory: The lyrics to the seventh single from Michael Jackson’s 1987 hit Bad were inspired by both “Night … Continued

Music, Pop

Our top 5 favorite songs from The Piano Man

While we love everyone who walks through our doors, there’s something extra special about Billy Joel. He feels more like family. Maybe it’s because of his SiriusXM Town Hall with Howard Stern, or maybe it’s because he’s been making iconic … Continued

Music, Pop

Our top 5 favorite songs from The Piano Man

While we love everyone who walks through our doors, there’s something extra special about Billy Joel. He feels more like family. Maybe it’s because of his SiriusXM Town Hall with Howard Stern, or maybe it’s because he’s been making iconic … Continued

Music, Pop

What’s your spirit decade: The ’50s, ’60s or ’70s?

Ever been left with that distinct feeling you were somehow living in the wrong decade? Like your soul was actually better suited for a previous generation? Well, we think you could totally be right, so we’ve designed a quiz to help … Continued

Music, Pop

What’s your spirit decade: The ’50s, ’60s or ’70s?

Ever been left with that distinct feeling you were somehow living in the wrong decade? Like your soul was actually better suited for a previous generation? Well, we think you could totally be right, so we’ve designed a quiz to help … Continued

Music, Rock

Paul Is Dead: The ongoing conspiracy of “Faul” McCartney ignited on October 12, 1969

“I was gonna rap with you about Paul McCartney being dead,” said a caller named Tom, a local student who had tuned in to DJ Russ Gibb’s show on WKNR-FM in Detroit, on Sunday, October 12, 1969. “What’s this all about?” … Continued

Music, Rock

Paul Is Dead: The ongoing conspiracy of “Faul” McCartney ignited on October 12, 1969

“I was gonna rap with you about Paul McCartney being dead,” said a caller named Tom, a local student who had tuned in to DJ Russ Gibb’s show on WKNR-FM in Detroit, on Sunday, October 12, 1969. “What’s this all about?” … Continued

Quiz: Which ’70s movie should soundtrack your life?

You know the drill. It starts as a beat, then it turns into an entire song. Pretty soon, you’ve got a complete soundtrack going in your head, underscoring the movie that is your life. But what if this were the … Continued

Quiz: Which ’70s movie should soundtrack your life?

You know the drill. It starts as a beat, then it turns into an entire song. Pretty soon, you’ve got a complete soundtrack going in your head, underscoring the movie that is your life. But what if this were the … Continued

Music, Pop

Happy Birthday Barry Gibb! 70s on 7 celebrates the Bee Gees co-founder

By: 70s on 7 programmer Numan Barry Gibb, along with his entire family, welcomed me into a bonding friendship in 1980, as I was living in Miami as a young DJ and working in radio at the time. I was … Continued

Music, Pop

Happy Birthday Barry Gibb! 70s on 7 celebrates the Bee Gees co-founder

By: 70s on 7 programmer Numan Barry Gibb, along with his entire family, welcomed me into a bonding friendship in 1980, as I was living in Miami as a young DJ and working in radio at the time. I was … Continued

Music, Pop

Single tear: Let’s celebrate Michael Jackson on his birthday.

It’s both a sad day and a celebration anytime we honor the late, great Michael Jackson. But we can’t miss the opportunity no matter how heavy it makes our hearts, because he gave us so much. Happy birthday to the … Continued

Music, Pop

Single tear: Let’s celebrate Michael Jackson on his birthday.

It’s both a sad day and a celebration anytime we honor the late, great Michael Jackson. But we can’t miss the opportunity no matter how heavy it makes our hearts, because he gave us so much. Happy birthday to the … Continued

Music, Pop

Ah, the summer of 1975: 70s on 7 looks back at some of the best moments 40 years ago

1. Jaws — Jaybeau Jones, 70s on 7 host Jaws is very close to my heart for several reasons. I’m from the Boston area, and director Steven Spielberg is a hero of mine. One scene in the film, which most people … Continued

Music, Pop

Ah, the summer of 1975: 70s on 7 looks back at some of the best moments 40 years ago

1. Jaws — Jaybeau Jones, 70s on 7 host Jaws is very close to my heart for several reasons. I’m from the Boston area, and director Steven Spielberg is a hero of mine. One scene in the film, which most people … Continued

Music, Rock

Happy Birthday Elvis: SiriusXM hosts and programmers remember the King of Rock and Roll

Elvis Radio (Ch. 19) is celebrating Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday with special programming all week. However, they aren’t the only SiriusXM channel that loves to celebrate Elvis. In honor of the festivities in Graceland, we’ve asked the hosts and programmers across our many channels … Continued

Music, Rock

Happy Birthday Elvis: SiriusXM hosts and programmers remember the King of Rock and Roll

Elvis Radio (Ch. 19) is celebrating Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday with special programming all week. However, they aren’t the only SiriusXM channel that loves to celebrate Elvis. In honor of the festivities in Graceland, we’ve asked the hosts and programmers across our many channels … Continued

Music, Pop

Quiz: Who’s your ’70s pop star soul mate?

It was a time of flower children and groovy love but also an era of social unrest, political disillusionment, and unapologetic hedonism. Yet, in the midst of it all, there was a musical back beat and a bevy of pop … Continued

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Quiz: Who’s your ’70s pop star soul mate?

It was a time of flower children and groovy love but also an era of social unrest, political disillusionment, and unapologetic hedonism. Yet, in the midst of it all, there was a musical back beat and a bevy of pop … Continued

Celebrate 4th of July weekend SiriusXM-style with these special shows!

Barbecue, fireworks, and sunshine! 4th of July Weekend is upon us, which means it’s finally time to debut that American Flag swimsuit you purchased on sale last year. Whether you’re headed on vacation or relaxing at home, Independence Day wouldn’t be the same … Continued

Celebrate 4th of July weekend SiriusXM-style with these special shows!

Barbecue, fireworks, and sunshine! 4th of July Weekend is upon us, which means it’s finally time to debut that American Flag swimsuit you purchased on sale last year. Whether you’re headed on vacation or relaxing at home, Independence Day wouldn’t be the same … Continued

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Take a bite out of our ‘Jaws’ 40th anniversary playlist this Fourth of July weekend!

This summer marks the 40th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s classic thriller Jaws. Its 1975 release is considered a watershed moment in motion picture history as it was pivotal in establishing the modern Hollywood business model — a high-concept premise filled with tons … Continued

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Take a bite out of our ‘Jaws’ 40th anniversary playlist this Fourth of July weekend!

This summer marks the 40th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s classic thriller Jaws. Its 1975 release is considered a watershed moment in motion picture history as it was pivotal in establishing the modern Hollywood business model — a high-concept premise filled with tons … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s icon Todd Rundgren performs ‘I Saw the Light’ in-studio

You know him from such 1970s hits as Hello It’s Me, Bang the Drum All Day, and of course, I Saw the Light. While making the circuit to get his new album Global out there, Todd Rundgren didn’t disappoint when … Continued

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’70s icon Todd Rundgren performs ‘I Saw the Light’ in-studio

You know him from such 1970s hits as Hello It’s Me, Bang the Drum All Day, and of course, I Saw the Light. While making the circuit to get his new album Global out there, Todd Rundgren didn’t disappoint when … Continued

Music

Happy 4/20! Here are our top songs for your … wait… what were we talking about?

The origins of the term “420” are a little fuzzy, but the important thing to (try to) remember is that every April 20 we can all celebrate that what’s from the earth is of the greatest worth. And there’s no … Continued

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Happy 4/20! Here are our top songs for your … wait… what were we talking about?

The origins of the term “420” are a little fuzzy, but the important thing to (try to) remember is that every April 20 we can all celebrate that what’s from the earth is of the greatest worth. And there’s no … Continued

Linda Rondstadt has something to say in the ’70s on 7: AT 40 Countdown (2/16/15)

Pick up the pieces and get dancin’ with this week’s ’70s on 7 countdown! Lisa Rondstadt snags the number one spot with You’re Not Good. Average White Band lands at number two with Pick Up The Pieces. And The Eagles’ … Continued

Linda Rondstadt has something to say in the ’70s on 7: AT 40 Countdown (2/16/15)

Pick up the pieces and get dancin’ with this week’s ’70s on 7 countdown! Lisa Rondstadt snags the number one spot with You’re Not Good. Average White Band lands at number two with Pick Up The Pieces. And The Eagles’ … Continued

Got a major jones for Elton, Elvis, and The Eagles? This Week’s ’70s on 7 does! (2/9/15)

Elton John’s Crocodile Rock bopped right to the top in this week’s ’70s on 7 Countdown! Stevie Wonder and Carly Simon tailed him on the charts in 1973 with their respective hits Superstition and You’re So Vain. Did You Know? … Continued

Got a major jones for Elton, Elvis, and The Eagles? This Week’s ’70s on 7 does! (2/9/15)

Elton John’s Crocodile Rock bopped right to the top in this week’s ’70s on 7 Countdown! Stevie Wonder and Carly Simon tailed him on the charts in 1973 with their respective hits Superstition and You’re So Vain. Did You Know? … Continued

Music, Pop

Ohio Players jam out in the ’70s on 7: AT 40 Countdown (2/2/2015)

The Ohio Players’ Love Rollercoaster makes an epic kick-off to this week’s ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown! Can you dig it? Barry Manilow’s I Write The Somgs comes in second, and the lovely Donna Summer follows at number three. Hot Chocolate and The O’Jays are fab at … Continued

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Ohio Players jam out in the ’70s on 7: AT 40 Countdown (2/2/2015)

The Ohio Players’ Love Rollercoaster makes an epic kick-off to this week’s ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown! Can you dig it? Barry Manilow’s I Write The Somgs comes in second, and the lovely Donna Summer follows at number three. Hot Chocolate and The O’Jays are fab at … Continued

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Al Wilson snags first place in the ’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown (1/26/15)

In this week’s ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown, Al Wilson takes the number one spot with Show And Tell. Can you dig it? The Steve Miller Band’s The Joker comes in second, and Smokin’ In The Boys Room by Brownsville Station … Continued

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Al Wilson snags first place in the ’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown (1/26/15)

In this week’s ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown, Al Wilson takes the number one spot with Show And Tell. Can you dig it? The Steve Miller Band’s The Joker comes in second, and Smokin’ In The Boys Room by Brownsville Station … Continued

Music, Pop

George Harrison takes No. 1 in the ’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown (1/19/15)

Break out the bell-bottoms! In this week’s ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown, which covers this week in 1971, we have George Harrison, Dawn, 5th Dimension, Santana, and The Partridge Family ruling the list. George Harrison’s My Sweet Lord/Isn’t It A Pity takes number … Continued

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George Harrison takes No. 1 in the ’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown (1/19/15)

Break out the bell-bottoms! In this week’s ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown, which covers this week in 1971, we have George Harrison, Dawn, 5th Dimension, Santana, and The Partridge Family ruling the list. George Harrison’s My Sweet Lord/Isn’t It A Pity takes number … Continued

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Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. star in this week’s ’70s on 7 (1/10/15)

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. may have crooned “You don’t have to be a star” back in 1977, but they certainly are starring in this week’s ’70s on 7 Top 40 Countdown! Rod Stewart, Stevie Wonder, and The Eagles also topped … Continued

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Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. star in this week’s ’70s on 7 (1/10/15)

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. may have crooned “You don’t have to be a star” back in 1977, but they certainly are starring in this week’s ’70s on 7 Top 40 Countdown! Rod Stewart, Stevie Wonder, and The Eagles also topped … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: The Top 100 of 1978 (1/3/15)

Just because 2015 is here doesn’t mean you can’t keep partying like it’s 1978! This week, ’70s on 7 gives us 100 groovy chart toppers from 1978. Perms, platform shoes, Strawberry Shortcake, and The Incredible Hulk were all the rage, as … Continued

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’70s on 7: The Top 100 of 1978 (1/3/15)

Just because 2015 is here doesn’t mean you can’t keep partying like it’s 1978! This week, ’70s on 7 gives us 100 groovy chart toppers from 1978. Perms, platform shoes, Strawberry Shortcake, and The Incredible Hulk were all the rage, as … Continued

Music, Pop

George Harrison hits No. 1 on ’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown (12/29/14)

In this edition of the ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown, which covers this week in 1970, we have George Harrison, 5th Dimension, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, and Dawn ruling the list. George Harrison’s My Sweet Lord and Isn’t It A … Continued

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George Harrison hits No. 1 on ’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown (12/29/14)

In this edition of the ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown, which covers this week in 1970, we have George Harrison, 5th Dimension, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, and Dawn ruling the list. George Harrison’s My Sweet Lord and Isn’t It A … Continued

Music

‘Relax, baby!’ Rod Stewart is No. 1 in this week’s ’70s On 7 (12/22/14)

“Kick off your shoes and sit right down” because Rod Stewart’s Tonight’s The Night is this week’s number one on SiriusXM’s ‘70s On 7! Coming in at two is The Spinners’ The Rubberband Man, and You Don’t Have To Be A … Continued

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‘Relax, baby!’ Rod Stewart is No. 1 in this week’s ’70s On 7 (12/22/14)

“Kick off your shoes and sit right down” because Rod Stewart’s Tonight’s The Night is this week’s number one on SiriusXM’s ‘70s On 7! Coming in at two is The Spinners’ The Rubberband Man, and You Don’t Have To Be A … Continued

Music

Styx’s Babe is No. 1 on ’70s On 7 (12/13/14)

1979 was a golden year for love songs, and that same year, Styx received their first (and only) U.S. number one single. In this week’s 70’s on 7 Countdown, Styx’s mesmerizing hit Babe is number one! Coming in at two is Barbra Streisand … Continued

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Styx’s Babe is No. 1 on ’70s On 7 (12/13/14)

1979 was a golden year for love songs, and that same year, Styx received their first (and only) U.S. number one single. In this week’s 70’s on 7 Countdown, Styx’s mesmerizing hit Babe is number one! Coming in at two is Barbra Streisand … Continued

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Carl Douglas fights his way to No. 1: ’70s On 7 Countdown (12/8/14)

In this week’s ‘70s on 7, Carl Douglas’ 1974 hit Kung Fu Fighting leads the countdown at number one! Billy Swan’s I Can Help advances to two, and The Three Degrees’ When Will I See You Again follows in third place. … Continued

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Carl Douglas fights his way to No. 1: ’70s On 7 Countdown (12/8/14)

In this week’s ‘70s on 7, Carl Douglas’ 1974 hit Kung Fu Fighting leads the countdown at number one! Billy Swan’s I Can Help advances to two, and The Three Degrees’ When Will I See You Again follows in third place. … Continued

Music

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for November 20, 1972 (11/24/2014)

The ’70s was the decade where funk, soul, R&B, pop, hard rock, soft rock and disco all carved out their place in the music world. It was also a decade where classics like Cher, John Lennon, and The Jackson Five … Continued

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’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for November 20, 1972 (11/24/2014)

The ’70s was the decade where funk, soul, R&B, pop, hard rock, soft rock and disco all carved out their place in the music world. It was also a decade where classics like Cher, John Lennon, and The Jackson Five … Continued

Dance/Electronic

M grabs No. 1 in this week’s ’70s On 7 AT40 Countdown: 1979 (11/8/14)

This week, we throw back to the age of Queen, Dukes of Hazard, and the first McDonald’s Happy Meal (which also sound like the makings of a fantastic Friday night). M gets an A+ in this week’s ’70s on 7 … Continued

Dance/Electronic

M grabs No. 1 in this week’s ’70s On 7 AT40 Countdown: 1979 (11/8/14)

This week, we throw back to the age of Queen, Dukes of Hazard, and the first McDonald’s Happy Meal (which also sound like the makings of a fantastic Friday night). M gets an A+ in this week’s ’70s on 7 … Continued

Music

That one time George Clinton and Bootsy Collins almost got abducted by Aliens

“We weren’t high that particular time!” Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted funk master George Clinton is already a glorious human for his song titles (“The Electric Spanking of War Babies” – it’s a thing), bygone rainbow dreds, and entering the … Continued

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That one time George Clinton and Bootsy Collins almost got abducted by Aliens

“We weren’t high that particular time!” Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted funk master George Clinton is already a glorious human for his song titles (“The Electric Spanking of War Babies” – it’s a thing), bygone rainbow dreds, and entering the … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots hits No. 1 on ’70s On 7: AT40 Countdown (10/18/14)

In the latest edition of ’70s on 7’s AT40 Countdown, which covers this week in 1976, Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots hits number one with Disco Duck. Coming in at number two is The Walter Murphy Band’s A … Continued

Dance/Electronic, Music

Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots hits No. 1 on ’70s On 7: AT40 Countdown (10/18/14)

In the latest edition of ’70s on 7’s AT40 Countdown, which covers this week in 1976, Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots hits number one with Disco Duck. Coming in at number two is The Walter Murphy Band’s A … Continued

Music, Pop

Neil Diamond’s Cracklin’ Rosie hits No. 1 on ’70s On 7: AT40 Countdown (10/11/14)

In this edition of the ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown, which covers this week in 1970, we have Tom Jones, The Monkees, The Spinners and Aretha Franklin each ruling the list. Neil Diamond’s hit Cracklin’ Rosie scores at number one, … Continued

Music, Pop

Neil Diamond’s Cracklin’ Rosie hits No. 1 on ’70s On 7: AT40 Countdown (10/11/14)

In this edition of the ’70s on 7 AT40 Countdown, which covers this week in 1970, we have Tom Jones, The Monkees, The Spinners and Aretha Franklin each ruling the list. Neil Diamond’s hit Cracklin’ Rosie scores at number one, … Continued

Music

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for September 30, 1978 (10/4/14)

In this week’s ’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown, we go back to 1978 with Exile’s Kiss You All Over leading at number one. Coming in at two is Boogie Oogie Oogie’s A Taste Of Honey, and Hopelessly Devoted To You by Olivia Newton-John finishes … Continued

Music

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for September 30, 1978 (10/4/14)

In this week’s ’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown, we go back to 1978 with Exile’s Kiss You All Over leading at number one. Coming in at two is Boogie Oogie Oogie’s A Taste Of Honey, and Hopelessly Devoted To You by Olivia Newton-John finishes … Continued

Country, Music

“It has become the trucker’s anthem.” C.W. McCall talks life after Convoy

In 1973, the Citizens Band radio (aka the CB radio, aka a collection of short-distance radio communications) grew so popular that it attracted millions of people throughout the entire decade — not at all unlike the way social media attracts users … Continued

Country, Music

“It has become the trucker’s anthem.” C.W. McCall talks life after Convoy

In 1973, the Citizens Band radio (aka the CB radio, aka a collection of short-distance radio communications) grew so popular that it attracted millions of people throughout the entire decade — not at all unlike the way social media attracts users … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for September 28, 1974 (9/27/14)

Rewind and jam to James Brown, Stevie Wonder, The Rolling Stones and other classics in this week’s 70s On 7 Countdown! Andy Kim ‘s Rock Me Gently is at number one, followed by Olivia Newton-John’s I Honestly Love You and Nothing from … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for September 28, 1974 (9/27/14)

Rewind and jam to James Brown, Stevie Wonder, The Rolling Stones and other classics in this week’s 70s On 7 Countdown! Andy Kim ‘s Rock Me Gently is at number one, followed by Olivia Newton-John’s I Honestly Love You and Nothing from … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for September 13, 1975 (9/13/14)

This week in 1975, Glenn Campbell’s Rhinestone Cowboy was number one on the leading country charts, alongside music greats such as James Taylor, Bee Gees and The Eagles. Fast-forward to the present day: Campbell’s 1975 hit ranks number one on SiriusXM‘s 70s on … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for September 13, 1975 (9/13/14)

This week in 1975, Glenn Campbell’s Rhinestone Cowboy was number one on the leading country charts, alongside music greats such as James Taylor, Bee Gees and The Eagles. Fast-forward to the present day: Campbell’s 1975 hit ranks number one on SiriusXM‘s 70s on … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for August 18, 1979 (8/23/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to August 1979, when Chic ruled the airwaves with Good Times. The Knack is up next with My Sharona, Barbra Streisand was all about the Main … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for August 18, 1979 (8/23/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to August 1979, when Chic ruled the airwaves with Good Times. The Knack is up next with My Sharona, Barbra Streisand was all about the Main … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for August 3, 1974 (8/4/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to August 3, 1974, when it was all about Annie with John Denver’s Annie’s Song at number one. Elton John was shining brightly at number two with Don’t … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for August 3, 1974 (8/4/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to August 3, 1974, when it was all about Annie with John Denver’s Annie’s Song at number one. Elton John was shining brightly at number two with Don’t … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for July 24, 1976 (7/28/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to July 24, 1976, when The Manhattans dominated the top with Kiss And Say Goodbye. Brothers Johnson were feeling good with I’ll Be Good To You at number … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for July 24, 1976 (7/28/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to July 24, 1976, when The Manhattans dominated the top with Kiss And Say Goodbye. Brothers Johnson were feeling good with I’ll Be Good To You at number … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for July 15, 1978 (7/19/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to July 15, 1978, when Andy Gibb was dancing at the top of the list with Shadow Dancing. Gerry Rafferty claimed the number two spot with Baker … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for July 15, 1978 (7/19/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to July 15, 1978, when Andy Gibb was dancing at the top of the list with Shadow Dancing. Gerry Rafferty claimed the number two spot with Baker … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for July 10, 1971 (7/12/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to July 10, 1971, when Carole King was not ‘too late’ to secure the top spot. The Raiders secured their reservation at number two with … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for July 10, 1971 (7/12/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to July 10, 1971, when Carole King was not ‘too late’ to secure the top spot. The Raiders secured their reservation at number two with … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for June 28, 1975 (6/30/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to June 28, 1975, when Captain & Tennille felt all the love at the top with Love Will Keep Us Together. Linda Ronstadt followed close … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for June 28, 1975 (6/30/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! This week, we go back to June 28, 1975, when Captain & Tennille felt all the love at the top with Love Will Keep Us Together. Linda Ronstadt followed close … Continued

Music, Pop

70s on 7 pays tribute to radio legend Casey Kasem with an American Top 40 marathon

To honor Casey’s life, SiriusXM 70s on 7 is airing a marathon of his American Top 40 countdowns with a selection from each year of the decade. The tribute will air until 9:30 am ET. Kamal Amin “Casey” Kasem, born … Continued

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70s on 7 pays tribute to radio legend Casey Kasem with an American Top 40 marathon

To honor Casey’s life, SiriusXM 70s on 7 is airing a marathon of his American Top 40 countdowns with a selection from each year of the decade. The tribute will air until 9:30 am ET. Kamal Amin “Casey” Kasem, born … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for May 18, 1974 (5/18/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to May 1974, when Ray Stevens ruled the airwaves with The Streak. Jackson 5 was up next with Dancing Machine, Marvin Hamlisch was all about being … Continued

Music, Pop

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for May 18, 1974 (5/18/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to May 1974, when Ray Stevens ruled the airwaves with The Streak. Jackson 5 was up next with Dancing Machine, Marvin Hamlisch was all about being … Continued

Alternative, Country, Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop, Rock

Sounds of Summer: All the music you’ll ever need for Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! What’chu got planned for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday? Maybe a little early beach trip? (Careful, the water’s gonna be COLD.) Maybe a BBQ? Maybe a day on the couch clutching your iPad while everyone else is off to the … Continued

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Sounds of Summer: All the music you’ll ever need for Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! What’chu got planned for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday? Maybe a little early beach trip? (Careful, the water’s gonna be COLD.) Maybe a BBQ? Maybe a day on the couch clutching your iPad while everyone else is off to the … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for March 31, 1973 (4/05/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to January 1973, when Roberta Flack’s Killing Me Softly With His Song (later covered by The Fugees), was at the top of the charts, beating out … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for March 31, 1973 (4/05/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to January 1973, when Roberta Flack’s Killing Me Softly With His Song (later covered by The Fugees), was at the top of the charts, beating out … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Jan. 20, 1973 (1/25/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to January 1973, when Carly Simon’s infamous kiss-off ballad, You’re So Vain, was at the top of the charts, beating out Stevie Wonder, Billie Paul, and … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Jan. 20, 1973 (1/25/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to January 1973, when Carly Simon’s infamous kiss-off ballad, You’re So Vain, was at the top of the charts, beating out Stevie Wonder, Billie Paul, and … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: Year-End Countdown 1976 (1/4/14)

It’s time for part two of your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Year-End Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to 1976…Paul McCartney and Wings are ruling the top of the charts, crooning all about … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: Year-End Countdown 1976 (1/4/14)

It’s time for part two of your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Year-End Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to 1976…Paul McCartney and Wings are ruling the top of the charts, crooning all about … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: Year-End Countdown 1976 (12/28/13)

It’s time for part one of your ’70s on 7 Year-End Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to 1976…Coming in half-way down the chart at number 51 is Aerosmith with Dream On, The O’Jays follow … Continued

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’70s on 7: Year-End Countdown 1976 (12/28/13)

It’s time for part one of your ’70s on 7 Year-End Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to 1976…Coming in half-way down the chart at number 51 is Aerosmith with Dream On, The O’Jays follow … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Dec. 18, 1971 (12/21/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to December 18, 1971…Sly & The Family Stone are at the top of the charts, singing all about a … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Dec. 18, 1971 (12/21/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to December 18, 1971…Sly & The Family Stone are at the top of the charts, singing all about a … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Dec. 13, 1975 (12/14/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to December 13, 1975…Silver Connection is soaring at the top of the charts with Fly, Robin, Fly, The Staple … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Dec. 13, 1975 (12/14/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to December 13, 1975…Silver Connection is soaring at the top of the charts with Fly, Robin, Fly, The Staple … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 28, 1970 (12/7/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 28, 1970…The Partridge Family are ruling the charts with I Think I Love You, Smokey Robinson and … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 28, 1970 (12/7/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 28, 1970…The Partridge Family are ruling the charts with I Think I Love You, Smokey Robinson and … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 26, 1977 (11/30/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 26, 1977…It’s an emotional top three with Debby Boone admitting You Light Up My Life at number … Continued

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’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 26, 1977 (11/30/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 26, 1977…It’s an emotional top three with Debby Boone admitting You Light Up My Life at number … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 24, 1979 (11/23/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 24, 1979…The ladies take the lead with Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer’s No More Tears, Styx lands … Continued

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’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 24, 1979 (11/23/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 24, 1979…The ladies take the lead with Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer’s No More Tears, Styx lands … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 16, 1974 (11/16/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 16, 1974…John Lennon takes the throne with Whatever Gets You Through the Night, B.T. Express tells us … Continued

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’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 16, 1974 (11/16/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 16, 1974…John Lennon takes the throne with Whatever Gets You Through the Night, B.T. Express tells us … Continued

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Dr. J’s slam dunk hits of the ’70s playlist

Airing Thursday 11/14 at 12 pm ET Rebroadcasting Thursday 11/28 at 3 pm ET NBA Hall of Famer and original slam dunk master Julius Erving a.k.a. Dr. J is taking over 70’s on 7 to play his personal favorites from the … Continued

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Dr. J’s slam dunk hits of the ’70s playlist

Airing Thursday 11/14 at 12 pm ET Rebroadcasting Thursday 11/28 at 3 pm ET NBA Hall of Famer and original slam dunk master Julius Erving a.k.a. Dr. J is taking over 70’s on 7 to play his personal favorites from the … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 4, 1972 (11/9/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 4, 1972… Johnny Nash is all optimism with I Can See Clearly Now at the top of … Continued

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’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 4, 1972 (11/9/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 4, 1972… Johnny Nash is all optimism with I Can See Clearly Now at the top of … Continued

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’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 1, 1975 (11/2/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 1, 1975… Elton John topped the charts with his hit song Island Girl, Bruce Springsteen was Born … Continued

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’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Nov. 1, 1975 (11/2/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to November 1, 1975… Elton John topped the charts with his hit song Island Girl, Bruce Springsteen was Born … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Oct. 9, 1973 (10/12/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to October 9, 1971 when Cher and the Rolling Stones topped the charts, followed by The Allman Brothers and … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Oct. 9, 1973 (10/12/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s get into our time machines and go way back to October 9, 1971 when Cher and the Rolling Stones topped the charts, followed by The Allman Brothers and … Continued

Music

Numan’s Song Spotlight: 1971’s Wedding Song (There Is Love)

If you see an acoustic guitar sitting near the alter of a wedding, there are 5/4 odds that you’re about to hear the arpeggio picking pattern of the perennial Wedding Song (There Is Love). And the odds are even more … Continued

Music

Numan’s Song Spotlight: 1971’s Wedding Song (There Is Love)

If you see an acoustic guitar sitting near the alter of a wedding, there are 5/4 odds that you’re about to hear the arpeggio picking pattern of the perennial Wedding Song (There Is Love). And the odds are even more … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Oct. 1, 1977 (10/5/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to October 1977 when believe it or not, the Theme to Star Wars was at the top of the charts, even beating out KC & the … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Oct. 1, 1977 (10/5/13)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to October 1977 when believe it or not, the Theme to Star Wars was at the top of the charts, even beating out KC & the … Continued

Music, Rock

Numan’s Song Spotlight: 1977’s Smoke from a Distant Fire

“Don’t let the screen door hit you on the way out!” A put-down that became popular in the ’70s and a line from Smoke From A Distant Fire that you’ll hear in this weekend’s American Top 40 with Casey Kasem. … Continued

Music, Rock

Numan’s Song Spotlight: 1977’s Smoke from a Distant Fire

“Don’t let the screen door hit you on the way out!” A put-down that became popular in the ’70s and a line from Smoke From A Distant Fire that you’ll hear in this weekend’s American Top 40 with Casey Kasem. … Continued

Music, Rock

Numan’s Song Spotlight: 1972’s Nights in White Satin

“Red is grey and yellow, white…but we decide which is right…and which is an illusion?” I’ve always loved this epic masterpiece about lovesick, sleepless nights, featuring the London Festival Orchestra. The sound is trippy, soothing, beautiful, and almost frightening. With the … Continued

Music, Rock

Numan’s Song Spotlight: 1972’s Nights in White Satin

“Red is grey and yellow, white…but we decide which is right…and which is an illusion?” I’ve always loved this epic masterpiece about lovesick, sleepless nights, featuring the London Festival Orchestra. The sound is trippy, soothing, beautiful, and almost frightening. With the … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Sept 20, 1975 (9/21/13)

It’s the weekly countdown from our vintage library of Casey Kasem’s legendary countdown show, American Top 40. Once again, 70s on 7 brings you back to the good old days of disco and guitar rock with these classic hits. Get … Continued

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70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for Sept 20, 1975 (9/21/13)

It’s the weekly countdown from our vintage library of Casey Kasem’s legendary countdown show, American Top 40. Once again, 70s on 7 brings you back to the good old days of disco and guitar rock with these classic hits. Get … Continued

Music, Pop

Numan’s Song Spotlight: 1975’s Feelings

♪ Feeeelings…nothing more than Feeeeelings…♫ Name someone who hasn’t winced at hearing those lyrics. Yet they’re completely irresistible when rendered in a karaoke performance. For some reason, it resonates particularly with foreign singers, but feel free to sing along! “Feelings” … Continued

Music, Pop

Numan’s Song Spotlight: 1975’s Feelings

♪ Feeeelings…nothing more than Feeeeelings…♫ Name someone who hasn’t winced at hearing those lyrics. Yet they’re completely irresistible when rendered in a karaoke performance. For some reason, it resonates particularly with foreign singers, but feel free to sing along! “Feelings” … Continued

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American Top 40 Flashback: 1975

It’s September 1975. A gallon of gas costs 44 cents (what an outrage! Those OPEC guys are really gouging us), and the price of a new home has already doubled since the ‘60s to an average of $33,000. The president … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

American Top 40 Flashback: 1975

It’s September 1975. A gallon of gas costs 44 cents (what an outrage! Those OPEC guys are really gouging us), and the price of a new home has already doubled since the ‘60s to an average of $33,000. The president … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

American Top 40 Flashback: 1976

What’s the connection between England Dan, John Ford Coley, Jimmy Seals and Dash Crofts?  We’ll find out this weekend on the American Top 40 with Casey Kasem. It’s another Numan blog as I look at the events surrounding this week … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

American Top 40 Flashback: 1976

What’s the connection between England Dan, John Ford Coley, Jimmy Seals and Dash Crofts?  We’ll find out this weekend on the American Top 40 with Casey Kasem. It’s another Numan blog as I look at the events surrounding this week … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

American Top 40 Flashback:1979

Welcome back to the American Top 40 Flashback! I’m bringing you back to the artists and events that took place during this weekend’s American Top 40 episode, and the big current events around that time. So let’s hop in Casey’s time … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

American Top 40 Flashback:1979

Welcome back to the American Top 40 Flashback! I’m bringing you back to the artists and events that took place during this weekend’s American Top 40 episode, and the big current events around that time. So let’s hop in Casey’s time … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

American Top 40 Flashback:1977

This is the first of a series of blogs where I take you back to the artists and features of the American Top 40 episode you will hear this weekend, and the news events surrounding that time. Let’s get started! … Continued

Entertainment, Music, Pop, Pop Culture

American Top 40 Flashback:1977

This is the first of a series of blogs where I take you back to the artists and features of the American Top 40 episode you will hear this weekend, and the news events surrounding that time. Let’s get started! … Continued

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