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This Week In History: Elvis Presley, Keith Richards, Chic, Elton + George & More

Welcome back to another wild week in music history as we look back on Elvis Presley’s 10 week run at number 1 on the U.S. album chart; Keith Richards reading about his French arrest warrant; Chic’s ‘Le Freak’ is born; Elton and George Michael team to fight AIDS; and an historic microphone sells for $37,500!



Join Us for ‘Holiday Nights’ 7p-12a All Holiday Season on CBS-FM

This holiday season, WCBS-FM and “Brooklyn’s Own” Joe Causi will jingle your bells and fa-la-la every one of your favorite classic la’s from 7PM to 12 midnight on ‘Holiday Nights!’


Former Beatle George Harrison (Paul Vicente/AFP/Getty Images)

This Week In History: Shangri-Las, Lennon & Elton, Dirty Dancing, Tiny Tim, & George Harrison

As we close out the month of November with This Week in Music History, we take a look back at one of the ’60s biggest girl groups EVER; The final on stage appearance by John Lennon; One of the ’80s biggest movie blockbusters; A one hit wonder that would make millions for a ukulele player; And finally the loss of a Beatle.



CBS-FM’s Thanksgiving Top 500: The BEST of the ’70s & ’80s

This Thanksgiving weekend we’re “stuffing” your radio with the greatest hits from two decades…The Top 500 of the 70’s & 80’s Countdown starts Friday morning at 10am on CBS-FM.


Rolling Stones circa 1969  (Len Trievnor/Express/Getty Images)

This Week In History: The Stones, Jerry Lee Lewis, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, & U2

Joe Causi with you once again as we take a trip back in the day with another week in music history! This week, the Rolling Stones get the cheapest payday ever; Jerry Lee Lewis goes after The King; Michael Jackson gives us “Thriller”; Whitney will always love you — and a whole bunch more!


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This Week In History: Beatles Cuts; Paul Simon & Friends; Girl Power Takes the Charts; Michael Jackson Makes the News… Again

Joe Causi back at you again with another week in music history and this week — hold on to your seats — We’ve got some of the wildest events ever in music history from Beatle haircuts bringing out the worst, to Michael Jackson doing the worst! It’s all ahead…


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This Week In History: Springsteen, Donna Summer, the Spice Girls, Tiffany, + More

This week we take a look back at the starting point for ‘The Boss’; the Queen of Disco goes to ‘Macarthur Park’; We meet the youngest artist to have a number one in the ’80s,; PLUS, the Spice Girls create a worldwide epidemic AND we learn about the most expensive piece of lasagne you’ll ever eat!


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This Week In History: Bowie Boo’d, Marvin Gaye Sr Sentenced, Billy Idol’s Dead Fish, Britney Knocks a Few Back, & Elvis ‘Leaves the Building’

This week, let’s all settle around the fire as we look back on David Bowie getting BOO’D on Halloween; the greatest phrase in all of Rock & Roll is born; Marvin Gaye’s father is sentenced; Billy Idol gets a little fishy; and Britney Spears knocks a few back!



Watch: ‘Brigitte Quinn’s 22 Minutes’ With Chazz Palminteri

Brigitte Quinn sits down with actor Chazz Palminteri to talk about the new musical based on his life, “A Bronx Tale: The New Musical” which begins previews at the Longacre Theatre Nov. 3 and opens Dec. 1.


Rolling Stones circa 1969  (Len Trievnor/Express/Getty Images)

This Week In History: The Stones, Janis Joplin, Guns N’ Roses, Richard Harris & More

This week we take a trip back to Ed Sullivan Studios here in the city, a bizarre funeral for Janis Joplin, Axl Rose takes matters into his own hands and more…


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