Tag Archives: KROQ

What Difference Does It Make Episode 13

Dave and Holly continue to count down the songs played on KROQ in 1981. Dave reminisces about The Waitresses and Square Pegs, attempts to remind Holly about the Adam Ant Prince Charming dance and making mix tapes. Holly reminisces about high school boyfriends in bands. Holly had a much better high school life than Dave. […]

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What Difference Does It Make KROQ Part 3 Episode 12

Holly and Dave discuss songs 39 to 30 of the KROQ countdown from 1981. Strange but true KROQ played Rush‘s Tom Sawyer in 1981 so Holly gets to geek out over her favorite prog rock band and Dave still doesn’t know how to pronounce the drummer’s name. Holly also gets to fan over The Go-Go’s […]

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What Difference Does It Make Podcast Episode 11

On this edition of What Difference Does It Make, Holly and Dave continue their discussion of the top 106.7 songs played on KROQ in 1981. In this Episode we go through songs 69 to number 40. So many dirty songs on this list. What Does Sex Mean To Me, indeed! Listen to the discussion below […]

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KROQ 1067 1981 Countdown

Holly and Dave talk about the top 106.7 songs played on Los Angeles radio station KROQ in 1981. In this first part we get up to song #70. If you want to hear the music on Spotify you should go to spoti.fi/2O3ONw4 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with […]

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KROQ AND ALT 98.7 radio shows

What has happened to the World Famous KROQ? Six months ago they were in a virtual tie with ALT 98.7.  KROQ had  2.075 million cumulative listeners and a 2.9% share of the LA market. ALT 98.7 had 2.024 million and a 3.0% share. Today, KROQ is 19th in the market with a 1.774  cume and 2.2 share. […]

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Get Out

If it’s the first week in December, it must mean that your favorite local radio station is putting on their Holiday show.  This weekend you can see KISS-FM Jingle Ball featuring Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea and every other artist that dominated the kids playlists this year.  The Power 106 Cali Christmas headliners are […]

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Lonely Boy/Don’t You Want Me

Once again I turn to the obituary page to find inspiration for today’s post. I was eleven years old when I become obsessed with top 40 radio and one of the first songs I remember gravitating to was Andrew Gold’s Lonely Boy about a neglected youth.   I would later figure out that Harry Chapin […]

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