5 Things You Didn’t Know

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5 Things You Didn’t Know: ‘Tears In Heaven’ by Eric Clapton

A parents’ worst fear became a reality for Eric Clapton on March 20, 1991 when his four-year-old son, Conor, fell from a window of a 53rd-floor apartment building in New York City where his mother, […]

101.1 CBS-FM–03/20/2015

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5 Things You Didn’t Know: ‘Your Song’ by Elton John

For the best-selling artist of the 1970s, “Your Song” was the first step onto a yellow brick road toward music immortality for Elton John. Before 300 million records sold, nine #1 hit singles, or six […]

101.1 CBS-FM–03/03/2015

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5 Things You Didn’t Know: ‘Our House’ by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

A musical partnership with Neil Young is a dangerous one, but by now, musicians know what they’re getting into: the chance to work with one of the industries great creators, courageous in his willingness to […]

101.1 CBS-FM–02/17/2015

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5 Things You Didn’t Know: ‘Hotel California’ by the Eagles

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards take place this Sunday, February 8th, and we’re bound to see some deserving and not-so deserving musicians take home an award on Music’s Biggest Night. Let’s be honest, sometimes a […]

101.1 CBS-FM–02/06/2015

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Beautiful Hawaii

To many, the knowledge of Hawaiian culture doesn’t surpass Aloha, the Hula, and a vacation that’s a 10-hour direct flight away. (Editor’s note: WORTH IT.) But, of course, like every area of the country and […]

101.1 CBS-FM–08/26/2014

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Casey Kasem

LOS ANGELES (CBSNewYork/AP) — Radio icon Casey Kasem died Sunday morning. Here are 10 things you might not have known about the man behind the voice heard on “American Top 40″ for more than 30 years.


Diana Ross Love Hangover

5 Things You Didn’t Know: ‘Love Hangover’ By Diana Ross

Diana Ross made her name and career as a member of Motown, fronting The Supremes. Thanks to Ross, they became the label’s most successful act and, to this day, remain the most successful vocal group […]

101.1 CBS-FM–02/13/2014

Fogerty Centerfield

5 Things You Didn’t Know: ‘Centerfield’ by John Fogerty for All Star Weekend

A huge fan of baseball, John Fogerty released “Centerfield” on the album bearing the same name in 1985, making it the ideal song for 5 Things You Didn’t Know.


Donna Summer Hot Stuff

5 Things You Didn’t Know: ‘Hot Stuff’ by Donna Summer

Being that it is the first day of Summer, it’s only fitting to feature Donna Summer and one of her most popular songs, “Hot Stuff,” in this edition of 5 Things You Didn’t Know.


Sweet Caroline

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Neil Diamond’s ‘Sweet Caroline’

A favorite song to sing along to at bars and ballgames took on a different meaning this past week after the tragic Boston Marathon bombing. Neil Diamond‘s “Sweet Caroline” helped to further galvanize the community […]