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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., On the Power of Music

"Everybody has the Blues. Everybody longs for meaning. Everybody needs to love and be loved."

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Sunday Morning: 15 Facts About ‘8 Mile’

Did you know that Eminem has more Oscars than Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp? Combined? Eminem won the Oscar for Best Song (“Lose Yourself”) in 2003, but didn’t even bother showing up to the awards presentation because he thought there was no chance we’d ever win. This and more on Eminem and ‘8 Mile’ in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Note Shirts Pulled from Etsy and eBay

When I was a senior in high school, I read Jim Carroll's "8 Fragments for Kurt Cobain" out loud to my English class. Sure, part of me thought it would make me look cool, but the part of me that isn't an a-hole just wanted to share this beautiful, haunting piece of writing with my peers.

Since I was a kid, I've been drawn to Cobain, moved by his music, and really saddened by his death.

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Alice in Chains Will Rock the NFC Championship Game This Sunday

If you thought there was no other reason to watch this Sunday's NFC Championship Game other than to see the Seahawks get destroyed by the Packers (hopefully)...think again!

Seattle is doing something nice for all us rockers this Sunday by having Alice in Chains perform during the halftime show! Some pop chick, Katherine McPhee, is going to mangle the National Anthem before the beginning of the game, so tune in late. Well, maybe tune in to look at her...she's pretty hot.

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Wisconsin Radio Station Bans Seattle Bands Ahead of Green Bay-Seattle NFL Game

Green Bay Packers fans will have to decide just how deep their allegiances run ahead of Sunday’s (Jan. 18) NFC championship game against the Seattle Seahawks.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Music Friday Songs for January 16

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Book March 28 Show at Van Andel Arena

Heart, with special guests Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will be hitting the stage at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 24 at 10am at the Van Andel Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations, and online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will be priced as low as $20, with others available for $35, $45 and a limited amount of $75.

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Producer Joe Sings ‘What’s Up?’ by 4 Non Blondes [Video]

Earlier this week, Free Beer teased us by saying he had used the Dainty Hunchback credit card to order a new toy for the studio that we would all really enjoy.

He gave us no additional details.

Well, it showed up Thursday and we love it!

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Rich Robinson Announces the Black Crowes Have Officially Broken Up

This was not the news we wanted to hear.

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The Most Expensive Tours of 2015
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Fleetwood Mac, U2, Foo Fighters Among Most Expensive Tours of 2015

Forbes recently unveiled the most expensive tours coming up in 2015.

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Grandville Bowling’s Josh Kukla Named High School Athlete of the Week

Josh Kukla, who leads Grandville High School boys' bowling squad and is the defending MHSAA Division I singles champion, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Prog Guitar Master John Petrucci Plays ‘Let It Go’ with His Daughter

It's not often you get to see Dream Theater's John Petrucci at home with the family playing guitar, but recently we've gotten a couple videos of him playing around outside of Dream Theater.

Recently, Mr. Petrucci rocked with his wife's Judas Priest cover band, Judas Priestess, for a cool version of "Beyond the Realms of Death" in Amityville, N.Y.

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