Lauren “Lern” Colvin started at KSHE 95 in 2008. Listen to her on the KSHE Morning Rock Show from 6a – 9a with John Ulett, and from 10a – 1p for her own show. Lern is from St. Louis and enjoys going to concerts, supporting local establishments and interacting with people as much as possible.
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Oh Sh*& - new Green Day...and it's just that...
7/24/2012 10:44:00 AM
I used to be a HUGE Green Day fan. In fact, I think most of us that grew up with them in their..."blue hair" days feel so betrayed by the band that is impostering to be Green Day these days. They made a political record that ended up being fluffy enough to become a broadway musical...which shows just how serious they were taken.
The last album I purchased from Green Day was Nimrod -- and that is exactly the time when the commercial success line for their punk-started careers began to diminish. The song, Good Riddance (Time of your life) instantly became the ballad for every prom, break up and high school graduation. Made me want to vom. The minute they started to be held in the same light as Avril was the day I stopped listening.
They are great musicians and performers -- I just have no interest in ...
6am Klassic: Luther Grosvenor
7/24/2012 6:03:00 AM
Luther Grosvenor "Under Open Skies" title track off this 1971 album.
Under Open Skies is a very strong album by the Island recording artist who left Spooky Tooth and joined Mott the Hoople after that group left Island for CBS. "Ride On" begins the festivities with Grosvenor playing both bass and lead guitar; Spooky Tooth's Mick Kellie provides the drums; John Hawken is on piano; and harmonies are by Jim Capaldi of Traffic and the man Luther Grosvenor replaced in Mott the Hoople, Mick Ralphs. Here is the oddity of Under Open Skies, where Verden Allen's "Soft Ground" really disrupted the flow of the All the Young Dudes album, a tune like "Here Comes the Queen" would have been dynamite for Ian Hunter and the boys. (After writing this review, Justin Purington of the Mott the Hoople website, Justabuzz.com, noted they did perform the song live in 1974, and ...