Music

Listen: New Joan Jett song "Fresh Start"

Joan Jett. What can you say? Rock star. Runaway. Blackheart. Hall Of Fame. Yeah, that's a lot. She continues to perform, show after show, on the road day after day. Does she ever stop? Will she ever stop? On stage, along with her band, they leave it all out there. She loves her job. She loves to...
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Bryan Adams fights to change copyright laws in Canada

Imaging writing a song, or painting a picture, or creating something. That work is yours. You own it. Now imagine you sign a deal with someone to help you get your art out to the public. Your goal is to create art that you think other people will like, and you can make a living off of. So you hire...
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New Night Ranger Music- "Truth"

1982, I was just a sophmore at University Lake School in Hartland, Wisconsin when I heard "Don't Tell Me You Love Me" by Night Ranger . I can remember sitting in the band practice room sitting behind the drum set with my KOSS Turtle Shell headphones plugged into my Panisonic Boombox with the Night...
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Aerosmith "Walks This Way" back to school.

Remember playing songs in school using the instruments provided in the band room? Sometimes you had to improvize, but that was the fun part! Sometimes those songs sounded better done with those instruments than the real thing. Jimmy Fallon has been doing this bit for a while now and it has always...
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Aretha Franklin passes away at age 76

Aretha Franklin has passed away at the age of 76. She was surrounded by her family and close friends. She passed after a long battle with advanced pancreatic cancer. Her family released a statement: "In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to...
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Grammys Increase Number of Nominations in General Field Categories

Some major changes have been announced for the GRAMMYs four general fields.
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JAM OF THE DAY

Charlie's Jam Of The Day

The "Jam Of The Day" was an easy one today! Morrissey from the Smiths is celebrating his 59th Birthday today, and one of my favorite songs is "Suedehead". I have always loved the sound of the music and this has such a great beat with his smooth vocals. Happy Birthday Morrissey! I pumped this one in...
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JAM

Charlie JAM of the Day

You see the athletes walking into the tunnel getting ready for the game wearing their headphones. If you go to the gym, you see everyone wearing earbud or headphones. What are they listening to? What songs do they listen to to get pumped up for the game or a good workout? I think each of us has a...
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Huey Lewis Cancels All of His 2018 Performances Because of Hearing Loss

Huey Lewis & The News have canceled all of their scheduled shows for 2018. The cancelations come after Lewis revealed that he was suffering from hearing loss.
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