the rockdown episode 34: graduation edition 2014 a tribute to may nights 2013…the GRAND FINALE!!!!

Graduation is Friday I cant believe its over, I feel bittersweet for me I fear the magic carpet ride might be over but it was an incredible year and even if my dream radio job never materializes I had the time of my life so in honor of this achievement I wanted to bring my experiences to the rockdown army…so here you go its a musical retrospective of my journey here at icb in all its splendor…thanks to all my classmates and teachers…..I had a magnificent time!!!!

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EPISODE 33 1/3 OF THE ROCKDOWN: ON THE ROAD WITH NIGHT RANGER, THE HIGH ROAD RELEASE PARTY

thats right gang its all NIGHT RANGER!!!!!!!!!! Jack Blades and company return with a brand new album and tour for 2014, the album High Road will drop on june 10 but the rockdown has 2 exclusive songs on this episode including the title track…you will find all your favorites (yes even sister christian) but you will also find some songs that maybe you never heard before…so listen and love one of rocknroll’s true treasures…..LONG LIVE NIGHT RANGER!!!! this episode is dedicated to my friend and former neighbor Tony Maurizi

episode 31 & 32 have arrived and the King of Pop lives on the Rockdown!!!!!

so part 2 and 3 of the michael jackson tribute episode came out splendidly and focus on all points of his career. from 1968-2014 there are selections from every period from ABC to Xscape so enjoy the shows and relive the magic that this man brought us, each episode includes new songs from the brand new XSCAPE record…enjoy!!! by the way the lovely ryan carroll joins me in studio on this episode so 2x the fun!!!!

EPISODE 30….A TRIBUTE TO “THE KING OF POP”

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT I WOULD GET TO MAKE 30 EPISODES OF THE ROCKDOWN PODCAST, SO I FIGURE 30 EPISODES OF ANYTHING IS REASON TO CELEBRATE AND SO I GIVE YOU AN ARTIST SPOTLIGHT ON THE LATE GREAT MICHAEL JACKSON.I WAS OBSESSED BACK IN 1984, THE FIRST CONCERT I EVER SAW WAS THE JACKSONS VICTORY TOUR IN 1984 AT LEGENDARY COMISKEY PARK, I HAD A THRILLER JACKET AND KNOW EVER LYRIC BY HEART. NEXT TO THE BEATLES VERY FEW ARTISTS HAVE MATTERED MORE TO ME OVER THE YEARS THAN THE KING OF POP. ALSO IM FEATURING HIS BRAND NEW SINGLE ON THIS EPISODE, AND IM NOT LYING WHEN I SAY IM IN LOVE WITH IT, TRULY LOVE NEVER FELT SO GOOD…ENJOY THE SHOW PEEPS!!!

episode 29 THE ROCKDOWN GOES LIVE!!!!!!!!

THAT’S RIGHT KIDDIES THE ROCKDOWN GOES LIVE IN EPISODE 29. I REVISIT THE MANY LIVE SHOWS I HAVE SEEN OVER THE YEARS, ME AND MY PARTNER IN CRIME DJ STEVE MAC HAVE SEEN LITERALLY HUNDREDS OF CONCERTS AND THUS THIS EPISODE WAS CREATED, TOO MANY SONGS TO LIST SO OF COURSE THERE WILL BE A VOLUME 2….COMING SOON STAY TUNED FOLKS!!!