Category: rock

Long Live Rock

The new “Long Live Rock” sign in front of the Rock Hall appears to be as popular as the script Cleveland signs. On a trip there a couple of weeks ago, there was plenty of interaction with the signs, as






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NRHS Class of 76 Song of the week – Fever

The NRHS Class of 76 Song of the Week is an appearance by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes on the old SCTV show (which explains the somewhat painful comedy bit at the beginning – before you get to “Fever”.






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Class of 76 Song of the Week – Rock and Roll All Night by Kiss

The Class of 76 Song of the Week is a little bit different than last week – get out your facepaint and Rock and Roll All Night with Kiss






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NRHS Class of 1976 Song of the Week – Get Down Tonight

This is not one that I would personally pick, but I’m trying to be inclusive. The North Ridgeville High School Class of 76 Song of the Week is by KC and the Sunshine Band.






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NRHS Class of 76 Song of the Week is from Bad Company

The Class of 76 Song of the Week is Bad Company, from Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert (You may have to explain to your kids that we didn’t have MTV and had to stay up late to hear music on TV)






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Class of 76 Song of the Week: Don’t Fear the Reaper

The Class of 76 Song of the Week was released in July, 1976. This particular video was made in 2002. The phrase “More Cowbell” came much later






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Class of 1976 Song of the Week 3/12: Bohemian Rhapsody

Class of 1976 Song of the Week – Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. The record was released in October, 1975 (Wikipedia), although the video may be from April 1976. North Ridgeville High School Class of 1976 – watch our Facebook page for






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Class of 1976 Song of the Week 2/27: Eric Carmen “All By Myself”

Local boy Eric Carmen’s hit “All By Myself” goes all the way back to early 1976 (or even earlier if you count the Rachmaninoff melody that he borrowed). This was also from the “Midnight Special”






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Class of 1976 Song of the Week Feb 20: Roxy Music “Thrill of it All”

Because I listened to WMMS, I was well aware of Roxy Music even in the mid-1970’s. It wasn’t till I ended up in a dorm at CWRU that housed a whole bunch of Cleveland Institute of Art students that I really






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Class of 1976 Song of the Week : Peter Frampton’s Show Me the Way

When he had the long hair. This was from the TV show “Midnight Special”, which ran either on Friday or Saturday nights. (Probably should go to Wikipedia to look it up.)






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