"I grew up just outside of Windsor, and listened to WRIF, WABX and WLLZ way too much. I remember loving WCSX when it first debuted just because its playlist seemed so different. Stations obviously tend to put a lot of emphasis on regional/local acts,…"
"Reflecting the common sentiment, not bad songs per se, but ones I've heard enough for one (probably two) lifetimes:
Bob Seger - Old Time Rock and Roll
Eagles - Hotel California
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
"Bruce Springsteen - I've seen him several times, but the best was the pilgrimage a friend and I made from Toronto to Giants Stadium in 2008. It was pouring rain the day of the show, and it looked like it was going to be a miserable experience…"
"Here's a couple of sacred cows I can't stand:
Sorry, but I just can't stomach Jim Morrison and his quasi-mystical poetry. I kinda like songs like "L.A. Woman," but then it goes into that whole "Mr. Mojo…"
"The one that really stands out was seeing former Television guitarist Richard Lloyd at a small club in Toronto about five years ago.
There were perhaps 20-25 people in the audience, when he comes out - barefoot and appearing completely smacked out…"
"I grew up listening to Detroit Radio in the late '70s/early '80s, which meant a steady diet of Seger, Nugent etc.
One band that I really loved was The Rockets, who had a devout regional following but never really gained much of a fanbase…"