#5. Related DBL Play – Duran Duran – Rio and Power Station – Get it On (Bang a Gong) Requested Through – Facebook Request line – Scotty B wdha Requested by – The El- Cappytan Bobby Bonzo Rockturnaling and Working in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
The record holder for making the top 5 6 nights in a row The El- Cappytan Bobby Bonzo brings up the rear at #5 with what I call a Related themed dbl play. Both of the bands have Duran Duran members so they means they are related. The first song in this dbl play was “Rio by Duran Duran. Released in 1982, “Rio” by Duran Duran quickly became a global sensation, solidifying the band’s status as one of the pioneers of the new wave genre. With its infectious rhythm, captivating lyrics, and unforgettable music video, “Rio” remains an enduring anthem of the 1980s.
The second song in Bonzo’s Related dbl play was” Get it On (Bang a Gong)” by Power Station. Released in 1985, “Get It On (Bang a Gong)” by Power Station stormed the music scene, leaving an indelible mark on the rock landscape of the 1980s. Combining the talents of iconic musicians Robert Palmer, Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor and John Taylor, and Chic’s drummer Tony Thompson, this electrifying cover of T. Rex’s classic became an instant hit and a symbol of the era’s raw energy. Great Job Bonzo! Salute!
#4. ELO Dbl Play – Don’t Bring Me Down and Mr. Blue Sky Requested Through – Facebook Request Line – Scotty B wdha Requested by – Mama Ann M AKA Commander Ann M in Riverdale , NJ
Lighting up the #4 spot is Mama Ann M with her request for an ELO dbl play. The first song was “Don’t Bring Me Down”. “Don’t Bring Me Down” by Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) is a timeless rock anthem that embodies the band’s unique fusion of rock, pop, and classical elements. Released in 1979 as a single from their album “Discovery,” the song became one of ELO’s most recognizable and enduring hits. With its infectious rhythm, catchy chorus, and Jeff Lynne’s distinctive vocals, “Don’t Bring Me Down” is a powerful and uplifting anthem that resonates with audiences around the world.
The second song in Ann’s ELO dbl play was “Mr. Blue Sky”. “Mr. Blue Sky” by Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) is a timeless and exuberant anthem that radiates with positivity and joy. Released in 1977 as a part of their critically acclaimed album “Out of the Blue,” the song has become one of ELO’s most iconic and beloved tracks. With its infectious melody, lush orchestration, and Jeff Lynne’s distinctive vocals, “Mr. Blue Sky” has cemented its place as a musical masterpiece that transcends generations. Great Job Mama! Salute!
#3. Judas Priest Dbl Play – The Green Manalishi ( With the Two Prong Crown) and Turbo Lover Requested Through – Email Request Line – firstname.lastname@example.org Requested by – 1st LT. Nina M in Randolph , NJ
Nina M rocks her way into #3 with her Judas Priest dbl play request. The first song was “The Green Manalishi ( With the Two Prong Crown)”. “The Green Manalishi” by Judas Priest is a thunderous and haunting rock masterpiece that showcases the band’s mastery of heavy metal. Originally written and performed by Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, Judas Priest’s rendition in 1979 transformed the song into an electrifying powerhouse. With its searing guitar riffs, powerful vocals, and dark lyrical themes, “The Green Manalishi” has become an iconic representation of Judas Priest’s musical prowess and their ability to delve into the depths of darkness.
The second song in Nina’s Judas Priest dbl play was “Turbo Lover”. “Turbo Lover” by Judas Priest is a high-octane rock anthem that showcases the band’s ability to combine powerful guitar riffs, soaring vocals, and infectious hooks into an electrifying masterpiece. Released in 1986 as the lead single from their album “Turbo,” the song became an instant hit and a fan favorite. With its energetic sound and provocative lyrics, “Turbo Lover” stands as a testament to Judas Priest’s enduring influence on the heavy metal genre. Great Job Nina! Salute!
#2. Guns N Roses Dbl Play – Live and Let Die and Knocking on Heavens Door Requested Through – Facebook Request Line – Scotty B wdha Requested by – The Woodbridge Division Commander John L, Major Jenna L, and Ops Mama Tina L in Woodbridge , NJ
The Woodbridge Division takes the two spot with their Covers themed request they are doing this week with a Guns N Roses dbl play with Gun’s covering Paul McCartney and Wings and Bob Dylan. The first song was” Live and Let Die”. “Live and Let Die” by Guns N’ Roses is a powerful and electrifying rendition of the classic James Bond theme originally written by Paul McCartney and Wings. Released in 1991 as a single and featured on the band’s “Use Your Illusion I” album, Guns N’ Roses’ interpretation injected new life into the iconic song. With their signature hard rock sound, explosive guitar solos, and Axl Rose’s dynamic vocals, Guns N’ Roses transformed “Live and Let Die” into a high-energy rock anthem.
The second song in the Woodbridge Division’s GNR Covers dbl play was “Knocking On Heavens Door”. “Knocking on Heaven’s Door” by Guns N’ Roses is a timeless rock ballad that resonates with audiences through its raw emotion, soulful vocals, and poignant lyrics. Originally written and performed by Bob Dylan, Guns N’ Roses’ rendition of the song, released in 1991, elevated it to new heights and solidified its place as one of the band’s most iconic tracks.
#1. Southern Rock Train themed Dbl Play – Black Stone Cherry- Lonely Train and Blackfoot -Train Train Requested Through – Facebook Request Line – Scotty B wdha Requested by – Crazy colonel Cookie In Pennsylvania
Thank you and I love you too Cookie my Rockturnal Sister! Cookie tops the list with her National Brothers Day dedication to me . I’m so honored thank you. She wanted a Southern Rock dbl play and had me pick it . I went with a Southern Rock Train theme and the first song was “Lonely Train” by Kentucky rockers Black Stone Cherry. Cookie Loves them. “Lonely Train” by Black Stone Cherry is an electrifying blues-rock anthem that showcases the band’s raw talent, soulful energy, and powerful songwriting. Released in 2006 as a part of their self-titled debut album, the song quickly became a fan favorite and solidified Black Stone Cherry’s reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the world of rock music. With its gritty guitar riffs, and southern twang vocals,, “Lonely Train” takes listeners on a soul-stirring journey through the ups and downs of life.
The second song in Cookies Southern Rock Train dbl play was … you guessed it “Train Train ” by Blackfoot. I swear this song never gets old . It Fing Rocks! “Train Train” by Blackfoot is a hard-hitting southern rock anthem that has become a staple in the genre’s repertoire. Released in 1979 as a part of their album “Strikes,” the song embodies the raw energy, powerful guitar work, and distinctive vocals that define Blackfoot’s signature sound. With its relentless hard rockin pace, and infectious rhythm, “Train Train” stands as a testament to the band’s musical prowess and their ability to captivate audiences with their gritty southern rock sound. Great Job Cookie! Thank you so much I am honored and I Love Ya ! Salute!