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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, 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

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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

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Music-versary: The Jimi Hendrix Experience released debut album Are You Experienced on May 12, 1967

Release date: May 12, 1967 Backstory: Anyone who says that Jimi Hendrix’s Are You Experienced is not one of the most stunning rock albums of the last half a century needs a reality check.  An album that evokes a range … Continued

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Music-versary: The Jimi Hendrix Experience released debut album Are You Experienced on May 12, 1967

Release date: May 12, 1967 Backstory: Anyone who says that Jimi Hendrix’s Are You Experienced is not one of the most stunning rock albums of the last half a century needs a reality check.  An album that evokes a range … Continued

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Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Roger Waters on Desert Trip’s “great, iconic bands”

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, a second weekend has been added: October 14, 15 and 16. “Bobby Dylan, Paul, The Who, Neil Young … None of these guys have been in the same town on the same day.” Leave it … Continued

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Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Roger Waters on Desert Trip’s “great, iconic bands”

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, a second weekend has been added: October 14, 15 and 16. “Bobby Dylan, Paul, The Who, Neil Young … None of these guys have been in the same town on the same day.” Leave it … Continued

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Cheap Trick performs I Want You To Want Me in-studio in celebration of Rock Hall induction

Cheap Trick was officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last week, just days after the release of their latest album Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello. In celebration of both the new album and their successful career, they … Continued

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Cheap Trick performs I Want You To Want Me in-studio in celebration of Rock Hall induction

Cheap Trick was officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last week, just days after the release of their latest album Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello. In celebration of both the new album and their successful career, they … Continued

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Should AC/DC retire their name if Brian Johnson’s not there?

A few weeks ago, a series of concerts by AC/DC were cancelled after doctors told singer Brian Johnson that he had to stop touring immediately or risk permanent hearing loss. This was a huge disappointment for fans, especially considering the … Continued

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Should AC/DC retire their name if Brian Johnson’s not there?

A few weeks ago, a series of concerts by AC/DC were cancelled after doctors told singer Brian Johnson that he had to stop touring immediately or risk permanent hearing loss. This was a huge disappointment for fans, especially considering the … Continued

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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

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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

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Music (Re)discovery: A millennial reviews Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ as if it were new

How would a millennial react to hearing a classic album like it’s something brand new? We believe that music discovery isn’t just about up-and-comers—new music is any music that’s new to you—so we decided to find out. Today is the … Continued

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Music (Re)discovery: A millennial reviews Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ as if it were new

How would a millennial react to hearing a classic album like it’s something brand new? We believe that music discovery isn’t just about up-and-comers—new music is any music that’s new to you—so we decided to find out. Today is the … Continued

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Alan Hunter’s Top Ten David Bowie Songs

As we cope with the loss of David Bowie this week, we asked some of our DJs for their top five Bowie songs. Alan Hunter, one of the original five MTV VJs and Big 80s on 8 host (you can also … Continued

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Alan Hunter’s Top Ten David Bowie Songs

As we cope with the loss of David Bowie this week, we asked some of our DJs for their top five Bowie songs. Alan Hunter, one of the original five MTV VJs and Big 80s on 8 host (you can also … Continued

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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

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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, Quiz, Rock

Welcome to the Guns N’ Roses quiz, we’ve got fun and games

As Guns N’ Roses sang on Use Your Illusions II, “Get in the ring!” Now that the headline-making band is back making headlines with their Coachella reunion shows, the time is ripe to head straight for Paradise City (or the jungle, if you’d … Continued

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Welcome to the Guns N’ Roses quiz, we’ve got fun and games

As Guns N’ Roses sang on Use Your Illusions II, “Get in the ring!” Now that the headline-making band is back making headlines with their Coachella reunion shows, the time is ripe to head straight for Paradise City (or the jungle, if you’d … Continued

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Music-versary: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Beggars Banquet’ was released on December 6, 1968

Release date: December 6, 1968 Credits: Mick Jagger (vocals); Keith Richards (guitar); Brian Jones (guitar); Bill Wyman (bass); Charlie Watts (drums); Additional musicians including Nicky Hopkins (piano), Dave Mason (guitar), and the Los Angeles Watts Street Gospel Choir Backstory: “You … Continued

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Music-versary: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Beggars Banquet’ was released on December 6, 1968

Release date: December 6, 1968 Credits: Mick Jagger (vocals); Keith Richards (guitar); Brian Jones (guitar); Bill Wyman (bass); Charlie Watts (drums); Additional musicians including Nicky Hopkins (piano), Dave Mason (guitar), and the Los Angeles Watts Street Gospel Choir Backstory: “You … Continued

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Hear RUSH’s intimate Town Hall Q&A with fans + the R40 Live concert exclusively on SiriusXM!

Following an extensive 35-date North American tour, Rush is set to release R40 Live, which was filmed over two sold-out shows at the Air Canada Centre in the band’s hometown of Toronto on June 17 and 19. The project hits … Continued

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Hear RUSH’s intimate Town Hall Q&A with fans + the R40 Live concert exclusively on SiriusXM!

Following an extensive 35-date North American tour, Rush is set to release R40 Live, which was filmed over two sold-out shows at the Air Canada Centre in the band’s hometown of Toronto on June 17 and 19. The project hits … 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

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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

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Stewart Copeland’s crucial drummers from the Classic Rewind era

Airing Friday 9/4 at 12 pm, 3 pm, and 9 pm ET; Saturday 9/5 at 3 am, 9 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm; Sunday 9/6 at 12 am, 6 am, 12 pm, 6 pm ET; and Monday 9/7 at … Continued

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Stewart Copeland’s crucial drummers from the Classic Rewind era

Airing Friday 9/4 at 12 pm, 3 pm, and 9 pm ET; Saturday 9/5 at 3 am, 9 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm; Sunday 9/6 at 12 am, 6 am, 12 pm, 6 pm ET; and Monday 9/7 at … Continued

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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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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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Ultimate Guitar 101: SiriusXM names the all-time great guitarists

International Guitar Month got cranked up with SiriusXM’s Ultimate Guitar 101, a list of guitar greats compiled from all our axe-oriented channels – Classic Rewind, Classic Vinyl, Deep Tracks, Hair Nation, Jam_ON, Octane, BB King’s Bluesville, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Ozzys Boneyard, RockBar, The … Continued

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Ultimate Guitar 101: SiriusXM names the all-time great guitarists

International Guitar Month got cranked up with SiriusXM’s Ultimate Guitar 101, a list of guitar greats compiled from all our axe-oriented channels – Classic Rewind, Classic Vinyl, Deep Tracks, Hair Nation, Jam_ON, Octane, BB King’s Bluesville, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Ozzys Boneyard, RockBar, The … Continued

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International Guitar Month: Classic Rewind’s Best American Guitarists

SiriusXM is celebrating International Guitar Month with different themes throughout April. All of our rock channels are weighing in — we’ll highlight different channels and their picks right here all month long. Take a look at each list and share your thoughts … Continued

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International Guitar Month: Classic Rewind’s Best American Guitarists

SiriusXM is celebrating International Guitar Month with different themes throughout April. All of our rock channels are weighing in — we’ll highlight different channels and their picks right here all month long. Take a look at each list and share your thoughts … Continued

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Happy Birthday Jon Bon Jovi! Our favorite Bon Jovi songs

Jon Bon Jovi is celebrating his birthday on March 2 and we wanted to show the love and celebrate with him! With over 30 years of epic tunes, it’s no surprise that we play Bon Jovi on more than one channel here … Continued

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Happy Birthday Jon Bon Jovi! Our favorite Bon Jovi songs

Jon Bon Jovi is celebrating his birthday on March 2 and we wanted to show the love and celebrate with him! With over 30 years of epic tunes, it’s no surprise that we play Bon Jovi on more than one channel here … Continued

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Happy Valentines Day: Singled Out … Again, Love Games & Tunes

As we get closer to Valentine’s Day, SiriusXM plans to set the mood right for its listeners in the form of pain, passion and pleasure playlists, chats with romance experts, and Singled Out … Again with Jenny McCarthy. Have a look at the … Continued

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Happy Valentines Day: Singled Out … Again, Love Games & Tunes

As we get closer to Valentine’s Day, SiriusXM plans to set the mood right for its listeners in the form of pain, passion and pleasure playlists, chats with romance experts, and Singled Out … Again with Jenny McCarthy. Have a look at the … Continued

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Valentine’s Day Playlist: Class Rewind’s top 10 songs for a night of love and lust

Retro-love! Class Rewind is taking you back once again. This time, in the name of love! We might as well face that we’re all addicted. Luckily, this playlist has the perfect songs for our cravings. Let love find its way … Continued

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Valentine’s Day Playlist: Class Rewind’s top 10 songs for a night of love and lust

Retro-love! Class Rewind is taking you back once again. This time, in the name of love! We might as well face that we’re all addicted. Luckily, this playlist has the perfect songs for our cravings. Let love find its way … Continued

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Halloween Playlist: Classic Rewind’s Guitar Slingers Halloween Playlist

Airing throughout the day on Friday 10/31 on Classic Rewind and available on SiriusXM On Demand They might just be the scariest axe slingers from classic rock’s cassette era, these are their frightening songs from Halloween past. Don’t loose your head over … Continued

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Halloween Playlist: Classic Rewind’s Guitar Slingers Halloween Playlist

Airing throughout the day on Friday 10/31 on Classic Rewind and available on SiriusXM On Demand They might just be the scariest axe slingers from classic rock’s cassette era, these are their frightening songs from Halloween past. Don’t loose your head over … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

‘Songs of Summer’ from SiriusXMU, Classic Vinyl + Classic Rewind

When Labor Day Weekend rolls around every year, people start celebrating. I mean, sure, they might not technically be celebrating the American labor movement or economic prosperity (which is what our good friend Wikipedia defines as the point of Labor Day), … Continued

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‘Songs of Summer’ from SiriusXMU, Classic Vinyl + Classic Rewind

When Labor Day Weekend rolls around every year, people start celebrating. I mean, sure, they might not technically be celebrating the American labor movement or economic prosperity (which is what our good friend Wikipedia defines as the point of Labor Day), … Continued

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SiriusXM is free fallin’ into Tom Petty Radio on Classic Rewind

Tom Petty Radio debuts July 25 at 6 pm ET – August 4 at 3 am ET on Classic Rewind, Ch. 25 and Tom Petty Radio and the Limited Engagements 2 channel on SXM Internet Radio. In honor of Tom’s … Continued

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SiriusXM is free fallin’ into Tom Petty Radio on Classic Rewind

Tom Petty Radio debuts July 25 at 6 pm ET – August 4 at 3 am ET on Classic Rewind, Ch. 25 and Tom Petty Radio and the Limited Engagements 2 channel on SXM Internet Radio. In honor of Tom’s … Continued

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Classic Rock Revolutionaries: E Street USA, CSN&Y, Grateful Dead + Red, White and BLUES

Rock ‘n’ roll doesn’t have its own 1776–when it can be traced back to the one day its heroes got together to take a stand–so we celebrate July 4th weekend by honoring the music revolutionaries and American bands whose signatures … Continued

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Classic Rock Revolutionaries: E Street USA, CSN&Y, Grateful Dead + Red, White and BLUES

Rock ‘n’ roll doesn’t have its own 1776–when it can be traced back to the one day its heroes got together to take a stand–so we celebrate July 4th weekend by honoring the music revolutionaries and American bands whose signatures … Continued

What's On

Celebrate Father’s Day on Raw Dog, SiriusXM STARS, EW Radio, Kids Place Live, Elvis Radio + More

Father’s Day is coming up (Sunday 6/15) and SiriusXM will be showing dad some serious love! Check out what we have planned below! Pete Dominick’s Father’s Day Special Sunday 6/15 at 9 am ET, 2 pm ET and 9 pm ET on … Continued

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Celebrate Father’s Day on Raw Dog, SiriusXM STARS, EW Radio, Kids Place Live, Elvis Radio + More

Father’s Day is coming up (Sunday 6/15) and SiriusXM will be showing dad some serious love! Check out what we have planned below! Pete Dominick’s Father’s Day Special Sunday 6/15 at 9 am ET, 2 pm ET and 9 pm ET on … Continued

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Memorial Day heats up on The Highway, Classic Rewind, Comedy Central, NASCAR Radio + more

Memorial Day Weekend is here, when we celebrate both the unofficial start of summer and honor those whose sacrifices have allowed us the freedom to enjoy such things. SiriusXM has a barbecue plate full of specials for your holiday weekend, with a diverse array … Continued

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Memorial Day heats up on The Highway, Classic Rewind, Comedy Central, NASCAR Radio + more

Memorial Day Weekend is here, when we celebrate both the unofficial start of summer and honor those whose sacrifices have allowed us the freedom to enjoy such things. SiriusXM has a barbecue plate full of specials for your holiday weekend, with a diverse array … Continued

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Celebrate Mother’s Day on 1st Wave, Classic Rewind, SiriusXM STARS, The Message + more

Mother’s Day is on the horizon (Sunday 5/11) and SiriusXM is ready! (Are you? If not, better click your way over to our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Ya slacker.) Here’s a quick look at what’s in store: Classic Rewind is … Continued

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Celebrate Mother’s Day on 1st Wave, Classic Rewind, SiriusXM STARS, The Message + more

Mother’s Day is on the horizon (Sunday 5/11) and SiriusXM is ready! (Are you? If not, better click your way over to our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Ya slacker.) Here’s a quick look at what’s in store: Classic Rewind is … Continued

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Party On! Tune into Classic Rock Party’s sneak preview weekend takeover on Classic Rewind

Airing Friday 4/25 at 5 pm ET through Monday, 4/28 at 3 am ET on Classic Rewind, Ch. 25 The weekend is just around the corner, and you know what that means… PARTYYYYYY! That’s right: SiriusXM Classic Rock Party (Internet Radio, … Continued

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Party On! Tune into Classic Rock Party’s sneak preview weekend takeover on Classic Rewind

Airing Friday 4/25 at 5 pm ET through Monday, 4/28 at 3 am ET on Classic Rewind, Ch. 25 The weekend is just around the corner, and you know what that means… PARTYYYYYY! That’s right: SiriusXM Classic Rock Party (Internet Radio, … Continued

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Valentine’s Day on SiriusXM: Turn down the lights + turn on SiriusXM Love, Heart & Soul + more

Happy Valentine’s week! As this Friday, February 14 approaches and we select our crimson attire for the Big Day, while we fret over where to make dinner reservations, one thing’s for sure: SiriusXM is ready for L-O-V-E. That’s right: No … Continued

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Valentine’s Day on SiriusXM: Turn down the lights + turn on SiriusXM Love, Heart & Soul + more

Happy Valentine’s week! As this Friday, February 14 approaches and we select our crimson attire for the Big Day, while we fret over where to make dinner reservations, one thing’s for sure: SiriusXM is ready for L-O-V-E. That’s right: No … Continued

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REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin’s Top 10 live songs on Classic Vinyl

KISS, Frampton, Cheap Trick. Where do their career-capstone live tracks rank among classic rock’s all-time best? Hear where they stack up against songs by the likes of Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd and U2 when REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin … Continued

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REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin’s Top 10 live songs on Classic Vinyl

KISS, Frampton, Cheap Trick. Where do their career-capstone live tracks rank among classic rock’s all-time best? Hear where they stack up against songs by the likes of Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd and U2 when REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin … Continued

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