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Saturday, October 3, 2015

Songbird Salutes the 70's: Rocktober

I first heard the word in the mid 1970's, as Top 40 AM stations were giving way to the cooler sounds of FM rock.    One of the local FM stations ran promotions all during the month of October, and called their promotions "Rocktober".

These days the term, along with the music it celebrates, have become the province of "classic rock" stations.

To celebrate Rocktober, at  various times throughout the month, I'll post some of my favorite classic rock songs.

Let's start with this one by Foreigner:

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