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Chaz Mixon

Chaz Mixon was born in Baton Rouge and grew up in Amarillo.  From his earliest years he took a serious interest in music and the concert business.  It was commonplace to hear heavy tracks like Billion Dollar Babies and Aqualung blaring from the open windows of his parent’s house. After landing at the University of Texas, Arlington Chaz knew that his life was destined to be spent on the air.  He proceeded to do that for the next decade and a half on the biggest rock stations in Dallas.  Chaz loves sports (especially Dallas teams) and he’s a fan of shows like Breaking Bad, Fargo and Ray Donovan.  He’s got a busy family life with his wife Kathy and their two twenty-something sons: Josh and Jeremy.  Chaz still manages to find the time to get some practice in on his 12 string acoustic.  It’s his way of recharging after a spending the morning rocking out, telling stories and helping you get your day in gear.

Posts from August 2013
by Jeff Beck posted Aug 29 2013 5:23PM
Albums from The Beatles, The Who and other many others could have had different, and in some cases terrible, titles.

Rejected Original Titles of Classic Albums

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 28 2013 3:18PM

49 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Introduces the Beatles to Marijuana

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 26 2013 1:56PM

Breaking Bad Watch: Confessions of a Middle-Aged Drug Kingpin |

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 23 2013 6:29AM
The man who REALLY started the British Invasion has gone to the Ed Sullivan Show in the sky.  He will be missed.

Sid Bernstein, Legendary Promoter For The Beatles, Has Died - News

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 21 2013 10:57AM
This looks amazing! Are you going to check it out?

Video: Freddie tribute trailer released

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 15 2013 3:33PM
On August 15th, 1969, 3 days of peace and music began in Bethel, New York. The Woodstock Music and Art Fair began Friday night with Richie Havens and ended Monday morning with Jimi Hendrix. Over 30 acts performed over the three days. Here's a look at the top ten performances

Top 10 Woodstock Performances

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 14 2013 9:45AM
I don't think Lynyrd Skynyrd ever pictured the song being done this way. The band Leningrad Cowboys are from Finland and teamed up with the Red Army choir for this interesting version of Sweet Home Alabama. Check out the hair!

Red Russian Army Choir & Leningrad Cowboys

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 12 2013 3:12PM
No spoilers here if you didn't see it, but Sunday night, 9PM on AMC,  Breaking Bad was back. Many fans, myself included, have been counting down the days all summer. After last season's cliffhanger, we all wondered how the final season would begin. It's W. W. vs Hank, and it's on!  What did you think of the episode? There is always interesting music in each episode. Here's the Top 10 Breaking Bad songs.

Top 'Breaking Bad' Songs

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 9 2013 3:08PM

40 Years Ago: The Allman Brothers Band Release 'Brothers and Sisters'

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 8 2013 4:33PM
Check out the other shots from the photo session here.. . 

Abbey Road in 10 Minutes

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 7 2013 11:50AM
Richie Sambora left Bon Jovi during the last leg of their world tour. No one has said specifically why, or if and when he'll return. But he's staying busy in the meantime. He just released a solo single that may shed some light on the situation. Check out his new tune here. . . 

Bon Jovi Guitarist Richie Sambora Releases New Solo Track

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 6 2013 3:11PM
Not only is the music important for an album, but sometimes the cover can be just as memorable.

The Stories Behind 22 Classic Album Covers

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 5 2013 4:34PM
Rick Derringer was born on August 5th, 1947 in Ohio. He first came to prominence as a 17 year old guitar player with the band The McCoys who had a huge hit with "Hang On Sloopy" in 1965. He's played with Edgar and Johnny Winter, Steely Dan, Kiss, Alice Cooper, recorded music for the WWE and had a big solo hit with "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo" in 1973. Happy 66th birthday to Rick Derringer. Here he is with the McCoys and his first hit. . . .

The McCoys Hang On Sloopy

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 2 2013 4:20PM
On August 2nd, 1969, Paul McCartney produced a song he had written for the Beatles Abbey Road album for a band that was recently signed to the Beatles' Apple label. 9 days earlier he had recorded a demo of the song, playing all the instruments and double tracking his voice in less than an hour. Originally it was supposed to be considered for the Abbey Road album, but instead he gave it to Badfinger who recorded it exactly as he had on the demo, and it became their first big hit. But imagine if it had been recorded by the Beatles and included on Abbey Road. Where would it have been placed? What do you think. . . should it have been included on Abbey Road instead of given to Badfinger? Check out the original Paul demo as well as a story about the recording.

Come And Get It

Paul McCartney - Come And Get It (The Beatles) (Rare Demo)

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by Jeff Beck posted Aug 1 2013 4:10PM
On this Day in Rock : Jerry Garcia was born in San Francisco. . The unofficial leader of the Grateful Dead passed away in August 1995 from a heart attack while in rehab. Years of drug and alcohol abuse contributed to his death. But, his legacy lives on in many forms - his music, his art and his influence. He would have been 71 years old today. Check out some of his art and music at his website, and enjoy this live Grateful Dead performance of Ripple. 

Jerry Garcia

Grateful Dead - Ripple

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