Friday, February 11, 2011

Today In Oldies 2/11/2011

Golden Hits Radio and GHR-2's Everything Oldies......where your favorite artists from the 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's make news every day!


Common Knowledge

Welcome to the first in our series of Everything Oldies Games!  Play along and show off your knowledge of the music of the 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's by leaving a comment with your answers.  Our first game is Common Knowledge.  We'll give you a series of 4 songs accompanied by video.  You tell us what they have in common.  ***KEEP IN MIND THE COMMON BOND COULD BE FOUND IN THE SONGS, THE ARTISTS, AND/OR THE VIDEO CLIPS***  We'll give you the answers for the entire week in Friday's Everything Oldies



Monday (2/7/2011) - All 4 clips featured songs written by Bruce Springsteen

Tuesday (2/8/2011) - All 4 clips featured artists hailing from Canada

Thursday (2/10/2011) - All 4 clips featured music videos played during MTV's first day on the air on August 1, 1981

Friday (2/11/2011) - All 4 clips featured songs that later became TV show theme songs.  In order from top to bottom, the shows are: Bosom Buddies (ABC), Big Love (HBO), The Drew Carey Show (ABC), and The Golden Girls (NBC)



Golden Hits Radio & GHR-2's Burning Question of the Day

One of music's most famous alter egos made his first appearance onstage today (February 11) in 1972.  Who was the "original artist", and what was the name of his other identity? 

Check back Monday at Everything Oldies for the answer, and leave a comment here with your best guess!

Yesterday's Burning Question (and Answer) of the Day

Which 1970 Grammy nominee for Best New Artist retired from music a few years later and became a real estate broker?

Answer: Oliver ("Jean", "Good Morning Starshine")

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