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Turntable Tuesday: A Chart-Topping Collaboration Between George Michael And Aretha Franklin

Although the song was a trophy project for George, it served Aretha well, too. It was her first #1 hit since 1967′s “Respect.”


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Turntable Tuesday: Celebrating A Yankees Win With The ‘Y.M.C.A’

With the Yankees’ successful home opener yesterday — they beat the Orioles 4-2 — let’s give the groundskeepers some respect. Since the mid-’90s, they’ve been doing the “Y.M.C.A.” dance as they groom the field during the 7th inning stretch.


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Turntable Tuesday: A Salute To Soul Legend Marvin Gaye

Today, we pay tribute to Marvin Gaye on the 30th anniversary of his death. As an iconic voice of the Motown era, Marvin’s catalog is one of the label’s greatest achievements.


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Turntable Tuesday: Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground) by Mike + The Mechanics

Paul Carrack has one of the most recognizable voices in pop, even though you might have said, “Who?” when I mentioned his name.


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Turntable Tuesday: Never Gonna Give Rick Astley Up For Lent

Pop singer Rick Astley remains a force on the internet more than 20 years since his last hit.


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Turntable Tuesday: A Dose Of Southern Hospitality With ‘Keep Your Hands To Yourself’

This week on Turntable Tuesday, we’ll spin one of the unforgettable one-hit-wonders to come from the state of Georgia.


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Turntable Tuesday: ‘S.W.A.T.’ Locks Up The Top Spot On The Charts

From time to time, TV theme songs make it big as pop hits. And sometimes pop hits turn into TV themes.


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This Is What Happens When You Play A Record Under Water

There’s nothing quite like the warm sound of vinyl. That is until you submerge your records in water for an extra smooth sound.


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Take A Hint From The Sylvers: ‘Hot Line’ Gets You What You Want On Turntable Tuesday

This week in 1977, the musical family The Sylvers had a chart-topper that fit right into the disco craze of that time.


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Turntable Tuesday: Remembering Grammy Greats

This week on Turntable Tuesday, we’re playing the original vinyl versions of songs from the Grammy telecast: Ringo’s “Photograph,” Chicago’s “Beginnings” and Madonna’s “Open Your Heart.”