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History on Shuffle---ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

Alexander Graham Bell---scientest, inventor...credited with inventing the telephone. If the ipod had been around in his day, what songs would he have had on there? Here's our list: Blondie-Call Me ELO-Telephone Line Meri Wilson-Telephone Man Glenn Campbell-Wichita Lineman Jim Croce-Operator Manhattan Transfer-Operator Dr. Hook-Sylivia's Mother Sheena Easton-Telefone Stevie Wonder-I Just Called To Say I Love You Sugarloaf-Don't Call Us Tommy Tutone-867-5309 Todd Rundgren-Hello It's Me Western Union-Five Americans Johnny Rivers-Memphis Steely Dan-Rikki Don't Lose My Number Phil Collins-Don't Lose My Number Rupert Holmes-Answering Machine What would you add to the list?
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Good Morning, Terri!

Beginning August 9th, Terri McCormick will join Alex O'Neal on Majic in the Morning! You've known Terri for years as the host of our 9 to 5 No Repeat Workday on Terri's great personality and warmth will help make your drive to work better.
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History on Shuffle---UNCLE SAM

What would our Dear Uncle Sam, the symbol of American pride...have on his ipod as we head into the July 4th weekend celebration? What would you suggest we add to his list? Let us know below! Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen Surfin' USA by the Beach Boys Living in the USA by John Mellencamp Living in America by James Brown America by Neil Diamond America the Beautiful by Ray Charles American Girl by Tom Petty American Woman by Lenny Kravitz California Girls by the Beach Boys God Bless America by Celine Dion God Bless the USA by Lee Greenwood Star Spangled Banner by Whitney Houston Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John
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Goodbye Kim!

[gallery][gallery] It didn’t seem to matter that we cried and told her no. Kim told us it was time, she really had to go. She wants to go home to Dallas, to be with her mom and dad. Just in case you’re wondering, we told her Dallas was BAD. Even Alex says he’ll miss her, they’ve become quite a team. He’s hoping soon he’ll wake up and her news was a bad dream. But alas…yes, she’s leaving, so here’s some pics to reminisce. We love ya Kim…best of luck---& from your family at Majic---a big kiss.
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Unfortunately, messin' around with Monica seems to be our former presidents' most memorable legacy. What would Mr. Clinton have had on his ipod during his presidency? Tryin’ to Love Two- William Bell Before He Cheats- Carrie Underwood Daytime Friends- Kenny Rogers Saving All My Love- Whitney Houston Careless Whisper- Wham Promiscuous- Nelly Furtdao Secret Lovers- Atlantic Starr The Other Woman- Ray Parker Jr. I Heard It Through the Grapevine- Marvin Gaye Take It On the Run-REO Speedwagon I Know There's Something Going On- Frida Me and Mrs. Jones- Billy Paul Smoke From a Distant Fire- Sanford Townsend Band What Goes Around- Justin Timberlake
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Emperor of France 1769-1821 One of the most brilliant individuals in history, Napoleon Bonaparte was a masterful soldier, an unequalled grand tactician and a superb administrator. He was also utterly ruthless, a dictator and, later in his career, thought he could do no wrong. He was only 5’ 7” tall. Love is a Battlefield by Pat Benatar Billy, Don't Be a Hero by Paper Lace We Are the Champions by Queen Eye of the Tiger by Survivor Gonna Fly Now (Rocky’s Theme) by Bill Conte Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash Short People by Randy Newman Hand In Pocket by Alanis Morrissette One Tin Soldier by Coven Waterloo by Abba Shawty by Piles They're Coming To Take Me Away by Napoleon XIV
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Lost Songs of the '70s

Below are videos we dug up of songs from the 1970's that will make you go "oh wow, I remember that one!" Sammy Davis Jr.-The Candy Man It's Sammy, baby! Doing his #1 hit from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Try NOT to smile and sing a long...I bet you know every word! David Naughton-Makin' It David was the guy from the "I'm a Pepper" Dr. Pepper TV commericals. David actually had a brief TV show based on this song. Andy Gibb-Love Is Thicker Than Water Andy Gibb. Died so young of a drug overdose. In the late '70s he had gotten as big as his brothers, the Bee Gees. Do you remember that he was also the host for a brief time of "Solid Gold"? The Babys-Isn't It Time Lead singer John Waite became famous as a solo act in the '80s with his song "Missing You." However, with the Babys he had two big hits...Everytime I Think of You and this one. Olivia Newton-John-Deeper Than the Night In the latter part of the '70s Olivia's career was on fire. Grease, Xanadu (oops)...this song got high on the charts but is one of her forgotten hits...and she looks beautiful in the video. John Travolta-Let Her In Uh, speaking of Grease, remember John Travolta's brief solo career? This song came out prior to Grease and Saturday Night Fever, during his Vinnie Barbarino days on Welcome Back Kotter. Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods-Billy Don't Be a Hero She warned him not to be a hero...of course, Billy wouldn't listen. Did she grieve when he died? No...she threw the letter informing her of his death away. Brick-Dazz "Dazz" was the combination of disco and jazz. This song remains one of the funkiest tunes ever, although often lost in the discussion of the biggest funk songs of the '70s...and check out the FLUTE solo! Salicat-Motorcylce Mama You get serious extra credit if you remember this hit from 1972! Maxine Nightingale-Lead Me On One of the slow dance favorites at the discos in 1979. Not only do you get to see Maxine in the video but you get Dick Clark from American Bandstand too! Earlier in her career Maxine had a huge hit with "Right Back Where We Started From." Sanford Townsend Band-Smoke From A Distant Fire A one hit wonder for sure...this song with the wailin' sax shot up to number one. Everyone expected big things from them but they never produced another big hit. Shaun Cassidy-That's Rock N Roll Teen Idol David Cassidy's younger brother Shaun had a brief career of his own, starring on TV's "Hardy Boys" and burnin' up the music charts with "Hey Deanie", Da Do Ron Ron" and this one. Burton Cummings-Stand Tall Burton sang for the Canadian rock band The Guess Who before launching a solo career with this song. Crystal Gayle-Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Remember her amazing long hair? Meatloaf-Two Out of Three Ain't Bad This song was so different and completely stood out from everything else on the radio. Coven-One Tin Soldier From the movie "Billy Jack". The Sweet-Little Willy The Sweet had other hits such as "Love is Like Oxygen", "Fox on the Run" and "Ballroom Blitz." Their outfits and hair were pure early '70s glam. The Floaters-Float On Yes! Remember this one? Each of the singers reveals his Zodiac sign and tells the ladies why they should go with them to love land. Roger Voudouris-Get Used To It Roger came and went in a flash...maybe it was because his last name was hard to pronounce. Randy VanWarmer-Just When I Needed You Most OK, wimpy and whiney...but the guy did have a crystal clear voice! Ozark Mountain Daredevils-Jackie Blue "If You Wanna Get To Heaven" was another hit by OMD...Jackie Blue was their biggest. Tavares-It Only Takes A Minute They brought you "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel", a version of "More Than A Woman" and this "timeless" song. David Dundas-Jeans On This song started off as a commercial jingle in England...and we all know England's jingles are our hit songs. Michael Jackson-Ben Michael sings the theme song from a movie about a rat. Patrick Hernandez-Born To Be Alive We were born to be alive. When it came to disco, lyrics were for the most part irrelevant. Bobby Sherman-Easy Come, Easy Go Bobby! The early '70s teen idol dances his way back into your heart! Leo Sayer-Long Tall Glasses I know you remember "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" and "When I Need You", but do you remember this one, his first chart hit from 1975? Sniff 'N the Tears-Driver's Seat A very cool song that belongs on your ipod. Leif Garrett-I Was Made For Dancing All all all all night long. Roger Whitaker-The Last Farewell When you hear this one again, it will be hard for you to believe that not only did this song make the top 40 charts but was a BIG hit! Jigsaw-Sky High 1975 was a pivotal year in '70s music...disco was getting huge with KC and the Sunshine Band and others. You had everything from country (Rhinestone Cowboy) to rock (Bad Company) to disco and pop. Britain's Jigsaw hit number 3 with this one hit wonder. Edison Lighthouse-Love Grows(Where My Rosemary Goes) Mainly a group of studio musicians from England who performed and had hit songs as several different groups. Lead singer Tony Burrows is NOT the guy in this video. For some reason there was no Milli Vannilli fallout over that back in the day. Reunion-Life Is A Rock(But the Radio Rolled Me) We radio people love songs about radio. This fast-talker mentions a catalog of artists from the era. Can you keep up with him? I'll start you off...BB Bumble and the Stingers, Mott the Hoople, Ray Charles you're on your own! Michael Johnson-Bluer Than Blue Now, THIS is how to do a sad song. LTD-Back In Love Again LTD came along in the funky mid-to-late 70's when bands like the Commodores and Parliament were all over the airwaves. Lead singer Jeffrey Osborne later left the group and had a successful solo career. Carpenters-We've Only Just Begun OK, so maybe Karin Capenter dressed like she was auditioning for Little House on the Prairie...but did she not have the greatest voice in pop music history? Climax Blues Band-Couldn't Get It Right Speaking of voices, the lead singer for CBB had a very cool set of pipes too. Bee Gees-Nights On Broadway Not one of their first hits that come to mind---the Saturday Night Fever songs are most remembered...but this one and Jive Talkin' are the songs that brought the Bee Gees back to the US charts in 1975. Leblanc and Carr-Falling These guys almost look too cool to sing such a sweet and syrupy song. Do you remember it? Dr. Hook-Sharing The Night Together The same guys that gave you "Cover of the Rolling Stone" swept us off our feet in 1978 with this one. Stampeders-Sweet City Woman When you watch the video you'll see that this band was a big deal in Canada but had only one hit in the US. Possibly the only hit song ever to mention macaroons. Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night The tartan invasion! Defranco Family-Heartbeat It's a Love Beat The kid was ripping off Donnie Osmond and the rest were channeling the Partridge Family. Pay special attention to the dance may need them in group therapy some day. Donnie Osmond-Puppy Love Since we played the kid who ripped off Donnie, we feel obligated to give the Dancing with the Stars champion his due here. Gino Vanelli-I Just Wanna Stop It was all about the hair. There you have it! What other lost songs would you love to see and hear again?
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Shuffle Through History: NEIL ARMSTRONG

Astronaut Neil Armstrong. The first man to walk on the moon. History on Shuffle wonders...if Neil had had an ipod up there with him, what tunes would he have been jammin' to? Here's what we think! 1. Man in the Moon-REM 2. Fly Me to the Moon-Frank Sinatra 3. Space Oddity-David Bowie 4. Major Tom-Peter Schilling 5.Moondance-Van Morrison 6.Dancing in the Moonlight-King Harvest 7.Blue Moon-The Marcels 8.Walking on the Moon-The Police 9.Moon River-Andy Williams 10.Total Eclipse of the Heart-Bonnie Tyler 11.Venus-Bananarama 12.Shame on the Moon-Bob Seger 13.Drops of Jupiter-Train 14.I'll Follow the Sun-The Beatles 15.Rocket Man-Elton John 16.Outta Space-Billy Preston 17.Fly Like An Eagle-Steve Miller Band 18.Lucky Star-Madonna 19.Bad Moon Rising-CCR 20.Walking on the Sun-Smashmouth 21.Theme From Star Wars-John Williams 22.Moonshadow-Cat Stevens 23.Little Star-The Elegants 24.Gravity-John Mayer 25.Sleeping Satellite-Tasmin Archer 26.Dark Side of the Moon-Pink Floyd 27. Everbody's Going to the Moon-Jonathan King 28. Moonlight Serenade-Glenn Miller 29.Can't Fight the Moonlight-LeeAnn Rimes 30.Venus and Mars-Paul McCartney and Wings 31. Telstar-The Tornados 32. Step By Step-Eddie Rabbitt
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Simon Cowell's First TV Appearance!

Here's Simon Cowell's first TV appearance...on a 1990's TV game show called Sale of the Century!
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Shuffle Through History--- Richard Nixon

Ahhhh, Tricky Dick. Richard Nixon. He was our president in the late '60s through the early '70s...until he was caught obstructing justice and overseeing break-ins at the Democratic headquarters at the Watergate and forced to resign from office. Later he was pardoned for all crimes by his successor Gerald Ford. Although he also did things like bomb Cambodia during the Vietnam war, he also is credited with opening the door to the west with China. With the events of his life in mind we've put together a little list of songs that Mr. Nixon may have had on his ipod. 1. I Beg Your Pardon- Kon Kan 2. Little Lies- Fleetwood Mac 3. Rose Garden- Lynn Anderson 4. Still in Saigon- Charlie Daniels 5. Bridge Over Troubled Water- Simon and Garfunkel 6. Found Out About You- Gin Blossoms 7. Lyin' Eyes- The Eagles 8. China Girl- David Bowie 9. Heard It Through The Grapevine- Marvin Gaye 10. Won't Get Fooled Again- The Who 11. Tricky- Run DMC 12. I Fought the Law- Bobby Fuller Four 13. Backstabbers- The O'Jays 14. Lonesome Loser- Little River Band 15. Liar- Three Dog Night 16. Do You Want To Know A Secret?- Beatles 17. A Matter of Trust- Billy Joel 18. Guilty- Barbara Streisand
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Shuffle Through History - CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

Shuffle Through History allows us to take a trip back in time and speculate what famous people may have had on their ipod...if they had ipods. This week we go back to 1492. Christopher Columbus needs some tunes for a long boat ride he's taking. Here's what he's come up with so far. What would you add to his list? America- Neil Diamond Sailing- Christopher Cross Come Sail Away- Styx Closer To Home- Grand Funk Railroad Ride Captain Ride- Blues Image The Last Farewell- Roger Whitaker All Around The World- Lisa Stansfield Sailing- Rod Stewart Ships- Barry Manilow Scenes From an Italian Restaurant- Billy Joel Calypso- John Denver Son of a Son of a Sailor- Jimmy Buffett Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald- Gordon Lightfoot Sea Cruise- Frankie Ford Beyond the Sea-Bobby Darin
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Shuffle Through History--- NERO

Majic 95.5 wonders what famous people would have had on their ipods. Today we go back to Nero, who became Emperor of Rome before his 17th birthday. Emperor Nero supposedly played his fiddle while Rome burned in 64 AD. Alas, Romans did not have the fiddle at this point in history but it is a good story. Most historians believe he actually sang as Rome burned. So, it only makes sense that Nero would have needed some inspiration as he looked down on the furnace that Rome had become in July of that year. What would he be rockin' to? Here's what we think...what would you add to the list? Light My Fire - The Doors Fire - The Ohio Players Disco Inferno - The Trammps The Flame - Cheap Trick Fire on the Mountain - Marshall Tucker Band Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple Burnin' For You - Blue Oyster Cult Fire and Ice - Pat Benatar Burning Down the House - Talking Heads Fire - Pointer Sisters Keep the Fire Burning - REO Speedwagon Burnin' Love - Elvis Pressley Old Flame - Alabama
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The Top 50 Disco Songs

Hey, sometimes disco gets a bad rap. But if you lived through it, you KNOW how much fun those days were. If you're planning a disco-themed party, maybe you want to liven up your next get together...perhaps you just want a great list of the disco hits on your ipod...or you could even use this list as your workout songs---for whatever reason here they are! Why Stayin' Alive at #1? In our opinion, the opening of Saturday Night Fever with John Travolta strolling through the streets of Brooklyn to Stayin' Alive is the defining moment of the era. To download any of the songs just click on the song and it will take you to a page that enables you to download, see the lyrics, catch the various videos of the song and even get the album on which the song(s) appears. Please note we did not include Disco Duck. You're welcome. 1. Stayin’ Alive The Bee Gees 2. Disco Inferno The Trammps 3. I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor 4. Get Down Tonight KC & the Sunshine Band 5. LeFreak Chic 6. YMCA the Village People 7. Bad Girls Donna Summer 8. We Are Family Sister Sledge 9. Boogie Oogie Oogie A Taste of Honey 10. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough Michael Jackson 11. That’s The Way(I Like It) KC & the Sunshine Band 12. Knock On Wood Amii Stewart 13. Funkytown Lipps Inc. 14. Car Wash Rose Royce 15. Brick House The Commodores 16. September Earth, Wind & Fire 17. Take Your Time S.O.S. Band 18. Celebration Kool & The Gang 19. Hot Stuff Donna Summer 20. Boogie Nights Heatwave 21. You Should Be Dancing The Bee Gees 22. Do Ya Think I’m Sexy? Rod Stewart 23. Good Times Chic 24. Super Freak Rick James 25. Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry 26. Got To Be Real Cheryl Lynn 27. Dancing Queen Abba 28. Love Train The O’Jays 29. Ladies Night Kool & the Gang 30. Shake Your Body Down The Jacksons 31. Best of My Love Emotions 32. Shake Your Booty KC & the Sunshine Band 33. Heart of Glass Blondie 34. Atomic Dog George Clinton 35. Turn the Beat Around Vicki Sue Robinson 36. Shining Star Earth, Wind & Fire 37. Born To Be Alive Patrick Hernandez 38. Night Fever The Bee Gees 39. I Love the Nightlife Alicia Bridges 40. Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now McFadden & Whitehead 41. Rapper’s Delight Sugarhill Gang 42. Boogie Fever The Sylvers 43. If I Can’t Have You Yvonne Elliman 44. The Groove Line Heatwave 45. The Hustle Van McCoy & the Soul City Symphony 46. Rock The Boat Hues Corporation 47. It’s Raining Men The Weather Girls 48. I’m Your Boogie Man KC & the Sunshine Band 49. Macho Man Village People 50. Last Dance Donna Summer
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Majic's Top 30 Most Romantic Songs of All Time!

Now you can have a playlist on your ipod with the 30 most romantic songs of all time at your fingertips...ready to play whenever you need them! it took us an enormous amount of time and energy to compile this list for you. We had to field test hundreds of songs in romantic settings, purely for the sake of science of course. The below list is as good as it gets. Majic 95.5 takes no responsibility for what may happen after playing songs on this list. Only the most romantic should even consider playing all 30 in a row. Be extremely careful if playing these songs in shuffle mode. If you experience undying love and passion after playing these songs, there's no need to seek the help of a physician. THAT is the intended side effect! Top 30 Most Romantic Songs
  1. I Will Always Love You- Whitney Houston
  2. Unchained Melody- Righteous Brothers
  3. Your Song- Elton John
  4. Endless Love- Lionel Richie
  5. I’ll Be There- Jackson Five
  6. At Last- Etta James
  7. How Deep Is Your Love- Bee Gees
  8. The Way You Look Tonight- Frank Sinatra
  9. Unforgettable- Natalie Cole
  10. You Are So Beautiful- Joe Cocker
  11. Feels So Right- Alabama
  12. Let’s Get It On- Marvin Gaye
  13. Because You Loved Me- Celine Dion
  14. Keep On Lovin’ You- REO Speedwagon
  15. Let’s Stay Together- Al Green
  16. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face- Roberta Flack
  17. Three Times A Lady- Commodores
  18. I’ll Be- Edwin McCain
  19. Babe- Styx
  20. Wonderful Tonight- Eric Clapton
  21. Something- Beatles
  22. I Go Crazy- Paul Davis
  23. Always and Forever- Heatwave
  24. The Dance- Garth Brooks            
  25. Have I Told You Lately- Rod Stewart
  26. Here and Now- Luther Vandross
  27. Lady- Kenny Rogers
  28. Natural Woman- Aretha Franklin
  29. Swayin’ to The Music- Johnny Rivers
  30. I Wanna Get Next To You- Rose Royce
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