5 Things You Didn’t Know

Casey Kasem in 2003 (Credit: Getty Images)

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.

06/16/2014

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.

07/12/2013

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.

06/21/2013

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 […]

04/26/2013

Huey Lewis Hip2BSquare

5 Things You Didn’t Know: “Hip To Be Square” By Huey Lewis and the News

Huey Lewis and the News shot into America’s consciousness with the release of Sports in 1983 and garnered worldwide recognition thanks to the inclusion of “The Power of Love” in the 1985 blockbuster Back to the Future.

04/12/2013

"Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" single art.

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough”

Perhaps “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” got lost in the shuffle. No one will blame you if it did; the song and album were followed by the groundbreaking albums Thriller and Bad. That’s why we’re taking a step back and having a deeper look into one of Jackson’s earliest and most memorable hits.

04/05/2013

Dexys Midnight Runners

5 Things You Didn’t Know: “Come On Eileen” By Dexys Midnight Runners

“Come On Eileen” is clearly Dexys Midnight Runners‘ claim to fame. Despite some prior success in the UK, the song shot them to the top of the charts in the US, as well as several […]

03/29/2013

Bruce Springsteen's "The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle"

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Bruce Springsteen’s “4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)”

If you’re a fan of Bruce, you probably know a lot about his music. But here are 5 things you probably don’t know about “4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy).”

03/22/2013

Warrant's "Cherry Pie" and some cherry pie.

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Warrant’s “Cherry Pie” PLUS 5 Pie/Pi Facts

March 14th marks Pi Day, a celebration of the most popular number in the world. Its adoration is never ending, much like its value. Additionally, people tend to celebrate Pi Day by eating pie. Other […]

03/14/2013

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