Using The Musical Meltdown To Help Someone Live Their Dream: Please Join me and Help

Every week, I do Wes’s Musical Meltdown at 10:00 PM East on Tuesday nights on XTFM. I do it for the music, for the fun, and to entertain and interact with my friends and listeners.

This week is a little different. Yes, all the normal aspects of the Meltdown will be there. But, this week, I have a very special guest, working toward a very special goal. Join me as I bring my friend Shelly Gage on as a guest host and interview subject. Shelly, like me, is blind. She is also a musician and composer. You will hear some of her music on the show. However, unlike me, she has a chance at having her sight again. In order to achieve her dream of continuing as a figure skater, Shelly needs to have her vision restored if at all possible.

How is my radio show going to help? By talking with Shelly, letting her tell her story, and encouraging you, my listeners, friends, and family to donate to her very worthy cause. Shelly is a sweet, wonderful, positive person who, once you hear her on-air, you’ll absolutely love. Due to a procedure using stem cells, there is a good chance her vision can be restored. Now, for those who hear “stem cells” and automatically think abortion or fetal stem cell research, this is far different. Instead of embryonic stem cells, this procedure uses Adipose stem cells, taken from the recipient herself.

I encourage you to check out the following links, and to join Shelly and myself for the Musical Meltdown Tuesday night at 10:00 PM East on XTFM. If you have questions or comments, we welcome them during the show. Throughout the show, I’ll be letting you know how to get in touch with the program and ask Shelly any questions you may have.

To learn more about Shelly, see her story, and possibly give, Visit her Giving Page.

For an article that talks a bit more about the research behind this procedure, Click here.

We look forward to having you join the program. If you’d like, you can Submit Requests for the show before and during the program.

Wes’s Musical Meltdown For 10/06/2015: Show Recap, Playlist and Download Links

The first Musical Meltdown of October was a fun and interesting one. I gave Megan the night off, and we had David Dunphy, who is well-known throughout the internet radio community, as our co-host. David brought his wit, humor, and insights to the program and helped us have lively discussions on sports, Draft Kings-style 1-day Fantasy leagues, and of course…The big topic, at least in the blind community this past week, Jewel Shuping. For those who don’t know about her, do a Google search, and listen to our discussion. She went blind, either accidentally or on purpose, depending on which reports you believe, due to drain cleaner in the eyes. Ouch! Sounds unpleasant to me.

Of course, in addition to lively conversation, we played your requests and had our cover comparison. Also, I apologize in advance for the weird ending. The universe conspired to have Skype and all other sound just sort of tank mid-way through a Van Halen song, and once I got some things back up, we were in the midst of another song…So, we aborted the show slightly before we intended to end. Even so, it clocks in at just over the normal 3 hours.

Join us next week as I will have an incredible guest for everyone to enjoy.

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And now, the playlist.

  1. Sevendust, Thank You
  2. Seether, Careless Whisper [Request]
  3. Pro-Pain, No Fly Zone
  4. ACDC, It’s A Long Way To The Top
  5. Black Crows, Hard To Handle
  6. Bon Jovi, We Got It Going On
  7. Muse, Stockholm Syndrome [Request]
  8. Muse, Uprising (Edit) [Request]
  9. Clutch, Crucial Velocity [Request]
  10. Foo Fighters, My Hero [Request]
  11. Green Day, Jesus Of Suburbia [Request]
  12. Sublime, Badfish [Request]
  13. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Mary Jane’s Last Dance [Request]
  14. Radiohead, Karma Police [Request]
  15. Sam Hunt, House party
  16. Home Free, House Party
  17. Beatles, All You Need Is Love [Request]
  18. Evanescence, Lose Control [Request]
  19. Evanescence, Bring Me to Life [Request]
  20. Alice In Chains, Nutshell [Request]
  21. Alice In Chains, Sea Of Sorrow [Request]
  22. ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, Foil [Request]
  23. The Pretty Reckless, Make Me Wanna Die [Request]
  24. Skylar Grey, Invisible [Request]
  25. Chicago, Saturday In The Park
  26. UFO, Try Me
  27. Thin Lizzy, Cold Sweat
  28. Glenn Frey, Party Town
  29. Don Henley, All She Wants To Do Is Dance
  30. David Lee Roth, California Girls
  31. Van Halen, Feel Your Love Tonight
  32. John Mellencamp, Cherry Bomb
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Wes’s Musical Meltdown for 09/29/2015

The final Meltdown of September was an extended edition, clocking in at just over 4 hours. We were joined by Megan, Bob, and Gina. Topics discussed included mental health issues, medical marijuana, and food. Also, the audience got to meet mine and Megan’s new puppy, Jethro. He makes an appearance at the end of the show. No, he’s not being hurt or anything…He just didn’t like having to go into his crate while a mess he made got cleaned up.

On the musical side of things, requests were plentiful. Thanks to all the listeners who chipped in, adding to the variety. We had the cover Comparison, pitting Led Zeppelin up against folk metal act Heidevolk. We also had new music from Thomas Rhett, Chris Cornell, Turnpike Troubadours, W.A.S.P., and more!

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And now, the playlist!

  1. Company of Wolves, Call of the Wild
  2. Whitesnake, Slow an’ Easy (UK mix)
  3. Shark Island, Bad For Each Other
  4. Fraternity of Man, Don’t Bogart Me (A/K/A Don’t Bogart That Joint)
  5. Savage Garden, I Knew I Loved You (Request)
  6. Guns n Roses and Queen, We Will Rock You (live) (Request)
  7. Atlantic Starr, Secret Lovers (request)
  8. ACDC, T.N.T. (Request)
  9. The Beatles, Why Don’t We Do It in the Road? (Request)
  10. Mumford & Sons, Little Lion Man (Request)
  11. Switchfoot, Your Love Is A Song (Request)
  12. Needtobreathe, Lay ‘Em Down (Request)
  13. Verve Pipe, Freshmen (Request)
  14. Led Zeppelin, Immigrant Song
  15. Heidevolk, Immigrant Song
  16. Five Finger Death Punch, Digging My Own Grave
  17. Plumb, In My Arms
  18. Plumb, Need You Now (How Many Times) (Request)
  19. David Crowder Band, Soon I Will Be Done With the Troubles of the World (Request)
  20. Casting Crowns, Broken Together (Request)
  21. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Polly Come Home (Request)
  22. Fiona Apple, Tymps (The Sick In the Head Song) (Request)
  23. Fiona Apple, Paper Bag (Request)
  24. Lady Gaga, Dance In The Dark (Request)
  25. Radiohead, Creep (Request)
  26. Pink, Don’t Let Me Get Me [Live] (Request)
  27. Quiet Riot, Cum On Feel The Noise (Request)
  28. Big Daddy Weave, Redeemed (Request)
  29. Bee Gees, The, Words (stereo) (Request)
  30. Oasis, Don’t Look Back In Anger (Request)
  31. Fleetwood Mac, Don’t Stop (Request)
  32. Skillet, Imperfection (Request)
  33. Picture Me Broken, Devil On My Shoulder (Request)
  34. Picture Me Broken, Skin & Bones (Request)
  35. Three Days Grace, Pain (Request)
  36. Halestorm, Mz. Hyde (Request)
  37. Carly Rae Jepsen, Call Me Maybe (Request)
  38. Thomas Rhett, Like It’s The Last Time
  39. Keith Urban, John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16
  40. Turnpike Troubadours, Down Here
  41. Wheeler Walker Junior, F**k You Bitch
  42. Chris Cornell, Higher Truth
  43. Trivium, Blind Leading the Blind
  44. W.A.S.P., Fallen Under
  45. W.A.S.P., Golgotha
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High School Student Punished For Helping Someone Out: Anyone Else See Something Wrong Here?

Tonight, while surfing Twitter, I came across this story, and have to say I was angry after reading it. Go ahead and read the story, then come back to this window.

So, while we all know we’re not supposed to fight, and not supposed to throw punches at school, this student was suspended for simply defending a classmate. So to the powers that be at Huntington Beach High School, I ask you this. Should this kid, seeing his fellow student under attack by a bully, simply have allowed the beating to continue? It sounds like school staff weren’t doing anything to intervene. As the article states the subject under attack was being hit on/around the head, and as head injuries can be very serious, I’m glad someone stepped in and put a stop to it.

As many of my readers know, I am totally blind. However, the fact he was defending a blind/visually impaired person is not why I believe he should not have been punished. I would feel this way were he defending any fellow student, staff member, or anyone else. We’ve become a society that punishes those who help others, forgetting that unfortunately, violence is sometimes necessary to defend yourself and/or those around you. In my opinion, the bully got what he deserved. If thiss were my kid who’d knocked the bully to the ground, I’d be praising her quick thinking and taking action instead of standing idly by.

Shame on you, Huntington Beach High school. This student should have his suspension from school lifted, and should be welcomed back onto the football team with open arms. His act of courage should be rewarded, not punished.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m not a fan of using violence to solve a problem. However, with bullies, often, violence is the only thing they understand. Many times, giving the bully a taste of his own medicine is the only way to teach him a lesson and get him to leave you alone.

What do you, the readers, think? Feel free to sound off in the comments below.

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Wes’s Musical Meltdown for 9/23/2015: Filling In for Gina

Welcome to an Americana/Alternative and Outlaw Country edition of the Meltdown, in which I filled in for Gina. It was music-intensive, including the XTFM premier of Wheeler Walker, Jr.’s “F**k You Bitch”, a great break-up song which you can buy by clicking the button below.

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And now, the playlist!

  • Joe Ely, The Road Goes On Forever
  • Whiskeytown, Faithless Street
  • Ryan Adams, Somehow, Someday
  • The Bottle Rockets, Things You Didn’t Know
  • Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Tennessee Whiskey
  • Hank Williams III, Rebel Within
  • Charlie Robison, Loving County
  • Jackson Taylor and the Sinners, Dark Days
  • Steve Earle, The Devil’s Right Hand
  • Shooter Jennings, Southern Comfort
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Killing the Blues
  • Billy Ray Cyrus & Shooter Jennings, Killing the Blues
  • Waylon Jennings, Black Rose
  • Billy Joe Shaver, Georgia On A Fast Train
  • Johnny Cash, Man In Black
  • Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard, Missing Ol’ Johnny Cash
  • Willie Nelson, Whiskey River (live)
  • Kris Kristofferson, Why Me, Lord
  • David Allan Coe, Willie, Waylon and Me
  • Wheeler Walker Junior, F**k You Bitch
  • Garry Lee & Showdown, The Rodeo Song
  • Whitey Morgan, Turn Up The Bottle
  • Rodney Crowell, Sex and Gasoline
  • Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, You Can’t Say We Didn’t Try
  • Ryan Bingham, The Weary Kind (Theme From Crazy Heart)
  • Dallas Wayne, CRAWLIN’ is EASY
  • Cory Morrow, I’ll Go On Downtown
  • Roger Creager, I Would Change My Life
  • Robert Earl Keen, Feeling Good Again (live)
  • Robert Earl Keen, The Rose Hotel
  • Jason Isbell, 24 Frames
  • Drive By Truckers, The Fourth Night Of My Drinking
  • Reckless Kelly, Best Forever Yet
  • Micky & The Motorcars, Amber
  • Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen, Reasons to Quit
  • Randy Rogers Band, In My Arms Instead
  • Wade Bowen, Get Away (Live)
  • Cross Canadian Ragweed, Carmelita
  • Cross Canadian Ragweed, Boys From Oklahoma [Joe’s Bar 2010 Version]
  • The Departed, Burden
  • The Departed, Blackhorse Mary
  • Stoney LaRue, Texas Moon
  • Bleu Edmondson, The Band Plays On
  • Jerry Jeff Walker, London Homesick Blues
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Wes’s Musical Meltdown for 09/22/2015: Show Recap, Playlist and Download

Tuesday, September 22 was another fun-filled edition of the Meltdown. Megan co-hosted for the entire show, and our own Bob In the Black Boots joined us for the last couple of hours. We had a great discussion on the new iOS 9 as well as Ouija Boards. Cover Comparison put Hinder up against Jack Ingram. We also gave you four tracks from the new Shinedown release, Threat to Survival, which is an excellent release.

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Now, here’s the playlist.

  1. Gregg Allman Band, I’m No Angel
  2. .38 Special, If I’d Been the One
  3. W.A.S.P., Forever Free
  4. Judas Priest, Turbo Lover
  5. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Bad Reputation
  6. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)
  7. Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, I Hate Myself For Loving You
  8. Lady Antebellum, Need You Now
  9. Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band, Main Street
  10. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Hollywood Nights
  11. The Pretty Reckless, Going to Hell
  12. Disturbed, The Sound Of Silence
  13. Shinedown, Asking For It
  14. Shinedown, How Did You Love
  15. Shinedown, Dangerous
  16. Shinedown, Thick As Thieves
  17. Hinder, Lips of an Angel
  18. Jack Ingram, Lips Of An Angel
  19. Metal Allegiance, Dying Song (Feat. Philip H. Anselmo)
  20. Metal Allegiance, Wait Until Tomorrow (Feat. Dug Pinnick & Jamey Jasta)
  21. Anna Nalick, Breathe (2 AM)
  22. Anna Nalick, Consider This
  23. The J. Geils Band, Musta Got Lost
  24. The J. Geils Band, Piss On The Wall
  25. Carrie Underwood, Smoke Break
  26. Luke Bryan, Just Over
  27. Kacey Musgraves, Biscuits
  28. Cole Swindell, Let Me See Ya Girl
  29. Kip Moore, I’m To Blame
  30. Tyler Farr, Withdrawals
  31. Chris Young, I’m Comin’ Over
  32. Thomas Rhett, Crash And Burn
  33. MercyMe, All Fall Down
  34. Kutless, In the City
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Say What You Mean, Especially If You Want to Retain Donors, CSL Plasma

I donate plasma at CSL Plasma here in Springfield, Ohio. Normally, I think they’re an awesome company, and I’m proud to be a donor. However, this post is about something that happend on Monday, September 21, 2015. I don’t generally like throwing companies under the bus when I’m over-all pleased with them, but…This deserves a post.

Myself and my fiancee, Megan, went in to donate today. When donating plasma, you’re not only helping others, but you do receive some financial compensation, which is a nice bonus. Also, you’re allowed to donate twice a week…Unlike blood donation, where you can only do it once every 8 weeks. Every 16 if you donate a double unit of red cells.

As those who know us know, Megan wennt to the local emergency room Thursday. She wasn’t feeling well, and due to her insurance, the ER was a better option than an urgent care. She was treated and released, with no complications found other than low potassium. As ER’s and any other doctor’s offices do, they did blood tests. When we went to donate, the floor staff spotted a bruise that was too small for Megan, or any of our sighted family members to see. Because of this, they sent her to see a nurse. In this case, the nurse was Maggie. I only mention the nurse’s name because she’s a source of trouble later in the story, and, as I learned, a prior source of trouble for Megan.

Maggie deferred her, stating she needed to get a note from the hospital that she’d had blood work done. I understand this, as there are concerns about needle drug use, which neither of us are fans of. I have had no personal experience with this nurse, so have no personal bias against her. Apparently, this same nurse had deferred Megan years ago because she was seeking treatment from a mental health professional, which CSL was aware of. Megan had donated plasma several times after making CSL aware of her involvement with mental health counselors, but for whatever reason, Maggie decided she needed deferment based on her mental health, and wanted a note stating she’s mentally stable enough to donate. So, I’m beginning to think Maggie has something against Megan personally, or those who aren’t as perfect as her.

So, we went to the hospital, and got a note, signed by the on-duty nurse, that Megan had indeed had blood work done. We returned to the Springfield location of CSL with said note, and Megan went in. Unfortunately, she again dealt with Maggie. I say “unfortunately” because Maggie can’t recall what she said before, or just likes to screw around with the donors. Upon arriving, Megan presented the note, which is what Nurse Maggie requested. At this point, Maggie informed her CSL would need her discharge papers.

Here’s where I take issue with things, and why I’m writing this post and putting Maggie and CSL, whom I’m otherwise pleased with, on blast. First, if you want discharge papers, and not just a note saying blood work was done, say so. It’s not that hard…Is it?

Next, as Megan’s diagnosis, though technnically referred to as chest pain, had nothing to do with heart trouble or anything else in the high-risk categories, her medical records and discharge papers are none of CSL Plasma’s business.

We’ve left a voice mail with the manager of the plasma center, and await her response. I’ve advised Megan to return with the notice, and the discharge papers…To request a nurse other than Maggie, and to explain what was requested. IF they require the discharge papers, then I expect the manager to allow Megan to explain things, and to continue to allow her to donate as she’s not in one of the high-risk categories according to the doctor, the physician’s assistant, nurse, and all others who worked with her.

When I first donated a couple weeks ago, I was told plasma donation gets a bad rap. Well, if you have nurses like Maggie, making it difficult for willing and able donors to donate, you’re going to continue to have a bad wrap. Personally, I like donating. yes, the compensation is great…But, I do it because I love the fact I can donate more frequently than I can with straight blood, and the plasma has uses for people in multiple ways. It’s a good feeling to know I’m helping out. But, if you push out someone I care about just because one of your nurses can’t communicate properly, you’ll lose her, me, and anyone else I can convince not to donate to your company.

Updates will be coming soon as to what happens with this issue. Watch this post.

iOS 9: My Initial Thoughts, Good and Bad

On Wednesday, as many others did, I downloaded Apple’s latest iOS for my iPhone 6, iOS 9. Over all, it’s an excellent operating system with lots of improvements. Of course, as with anything, even after it’s been beta tested to death, there are still issues. Everyone and their brother is writing a review of iOS 9. I hope you’ll find some useful information in mine nevertheless.

To set the scene, I’m running iOS 9 on an iPhone 6 with 128GB of internal memory. Also, as many of my readers know, I’m totally blind, and use the Voiceover screenreading software Apple has built in to its i-Devices and Mac computers. So, this review will come from that perspective. However, I’m sure there are things my sighted readers will find useful as well.

I’ve been an iPhone user for about three and a half years and have run the 4S, 5S, and now the 6, going back to iOS 5. So, I’ve been through some changes with Apple.

The Good

  • First, with this update, the phone seems faster and more responsive. I noticed some lag in iOS 8.4.3; Voiceover would often be slow to respond and would occasionally crash. I’m no longer having this issue.
  • Next, the News app. This seems to only be available to US customers as I’ve had several friends from other countries complain that it’s not available to them. However, for those of us who do have it, it’s a great way to compile news on a broad range of topics and from a broad range of sources. As with most apps, in addition to bbeing able to get information quickly, the news stories can be shared on Facebook, Twitter, via text, email, and AirDrop. Now, instead of spending time going to a bunch of different websites or apps, I have pretty much all my news in one place. the local paper for my area isn’t in the app yet, but the app does allow for other sources to be added and customized by the user.
  • Being someone with a huge music collection, I’m excited, as an Apple Music subscriber, to see the return of the “Shuffle All” button in the Music app. This may not seem like a big deal to some. However, for me, I often don’t know what I’m in the mood to hear…Or, i simply want to throw on a random selection of music while I go about my day. With the return of “Shuffle All”, I have access to my entire library, and never know what I might hear next. It’s a great way to hear songs I haven’t listened to in a while, and to discover songs I should play on the radio show.
  • The new layout of “Settings” is very nice as well. I especially love the integrated search box, which was not there before, if I want to get to my settings for a particular app or function quickly. I also like the new “Battery” option, which allows you to adjust powwer-related settings without it being buried in the “General/Usage” section.
  • In addition to the News app, there is a new app that appears to come bundled with iOS 9 called Jet Radar. Like Kayak, SkyScanner, and many others, it’s a flight search/booking app. However, as a Voiceover user, I like the layout of this one. Very easy to use to search for flights. In fairness, I haven’t tried booking one yet.

The Bad

  • First and foremost, battery life seems a bit diminished, though the update mentions up to an extra hour of battery life being possible. I notice it most if I’m using Siri or dictation frequently. Yes, those have always drained the battery more quickly than I’d like, but it seems to be going even more rapidly now.
  • Some apps aren’t quite ready for iOS 9, so are misbehaving. Up until this morning, I noticed it in the Kroger app. It would crash after I made a few selections. Same happened to my sighted housemate on her iPad and iPhone 6+. Kroger has since corrected the errors and the app works now. However, I still notice questionable behavior in both Facebook and TuneIn Radio. In FB, when I go to the notifications tab, if I elect to view comments on a post or respond to them, when I hit the “Back” button, instaed of allowing me to resume reading notifications where I left off, it puts me back to the top of the list. Usually, not a big deal. But, on one of those days where I don’t check FB frequently and I wind up with 30-40 notifications, it can be a bit irritating to navigate. Also, on occasion, comments on certain posts won’t show, forcing me to have to view them from the website on my computer. In TuneIn radio, though the app itself did not update, Heading navigation on the “Profile” tab is no longer possible, making it a bit of an arduous task to scroll through the stations and people I’m following to find what I want.
  • When using Dictation in certain apps, primarily the apps native to the i-devices themselves, Voiceover will start reading as I’m dictating, instead of waiting until I’m finished with my dictation as it has always done. Also, this does not happen when using the share buttons on YouTube, Facebook, and other apps. It primarily seems to happen when using the share buttons on the Music app, News, TuneIn Radio, and a couple others. Not sure if this is a bug, or something intentional.

Conclusions On iOS 9

As you can see, I’ve found more good than bad in this latest version of iOS. As with anything Apple, they’ll get it fixed quickly, I’m sure. Also, I know others have reported more bugs than I have. Most of them, I’m honestly just not experiencing. My perception of iOS 9 is that it is a good operating system with room to improve. If you’re on the fence about downloading it to a supported device, I’d go for it.

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Wes’s Musical Meltdown for 09/15/2015: Show Recap, Playlist, and Download

The September 15 edition of the Meltdown was action-packed. I warn you right off the bat, if you’re offended by bad language and possible off-color lyrics and humor, this may not be the one for you.

Myself and Megan, this week’s co-host, played a wide variety of music, had a great discussion on whether or not spanking is still a viable form of discipline for children, and much more. During the spanking discussion, Megan opens up on why she feels she would have turned out different, in a good way, had she been properly disciplined as a child, so it’s more than just an analytical discussion. We both use personal experience to explain why we hold the views we do.

Cover Comparison was a 3-way involving the song “The Sound of Silence”. Find out who won! We also exposed the audience to a few new bands, as well as new material from familiar favorites.dIn addition, due to his being in the news recently, we played a 4-pack of outlaw country legend David Allan Coe.

Thanks to several new listeners, and all of the people who interacted in the chat room and on Twitter. You’re the reason I keep doing this.

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Now, the Playlist!

  1. Limp Bizkit, Break Stuff
  2. Triumph, Lay It On The Line
  3. Riot, Showdown
  4. Riot, Swords And Tequila
  5. Skylar Grey, Invisible
  6. Skylar Grey, Shit, Man! (Feat. Angel Haze)
  7. Holly Brook, Giving It Up For You
  8. Fiona Apple, Paper Bag
  9. Anna Nalick, Breathe (2 AM)
  10. Jethro Tull, Thick As A Brick
  11. Jethro Tull, Aqualung
  12. Billy Ray Cyrus, I Will
  13. Holly Dunn, A Face In The Crowd [With Michael Martin Murphy]
  14. Badfinger, Better Days
  15. Simon & Garfunkel, The Sound of Silence
  16. Shaw Blades, The Sound of Silence
  17. Disturbed, The Sound Of Silence
  18. Disturbed, Who Taught You How To Hate
  19. Hollywood Vampires, Whole Lotta Love
  20. Hollywood Vampires, Cold Turkey
  21. Devil City Angels, Ride With Me
  22. Iron Maiden, The Book of Souls
  23. Motörhead, Victory Or Die
  24. Sabbath Assembly, The Fiery Angel of Desire
  25. Last 9 Days, About To Break
  26. Hunter Hayes, 21
  27. Miranda Lambert, Smokin’ And Drinkin’ [feat. Little Big Town]
  28. Sam Hunt, House party
  29. Billy Currington, Drinkin’ Town With A Football Problem
  30. Ray Scott, Ain’t Always Thirsty
  31. Thomas Rhett, Crash And Burn
  32. Love And Theft, Whiskey On My Breath
  33. Eli Young Band, Enough Is Enough
  34. David Allan Coe, You Never Even Called Me by My Name
  35. David Allan Coe, If That Ain’t Country
  36. David Allan Coe, The Ride
  37. David Allan Coe, She Used To Love Me A Lot
  38. Stephen Lynch, Special
  39. Cross Canadian Ragweed, Alabama
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80’s Flashback for 09/13/2015: Wes Fills In For ZMan

If you missed today’s The 80’s Flashback, you missed a good one. They’re all good, but this week, ZMan was out, and I took over and brought my own 80’s mix to the party. It’s a bit country, a bit pop, a bit metal, a bit Christian Rock. So…A little of everything.

Join us every Sunday morning at 10:00 East as the Z Man hosts The 80’s Flashback on XTFM. He takes you on a 3-hour tour of the best and coolest music of the 80’s. I was happy to fill in, and would do it again in a heartbeat.

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And now, the playlist for today.

  1. Journey, Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
  2. Styx, Too Much Time on My Hands
  3. Yes, Owner Of A Lonely Heart
  4. Bob Seger, Shame on the Moon
  5. Pink Floyd, Learning To Fly
  6. Pink Floyd, On The Turning Away
  7. Wham, Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  8. The Cure, Pictures of You
  9. Violent Femmes, Kiss Off
  10. Cutting Crew, (I Just) Died in Your Arms
  11. Gary Moore, Don’t Take Me For A Loser
  12. Dokken, Breaking The Chains
  13. White Lion, Wait
  14. Skid Row, I Remember You
  15. Y & T, Summertime Girls
  16. Krokus, Screaming in the Night
  17. DEF LEPPARD, TOO LATE FOR LOVE
  18. Kenny Rogers, Coward Of The County
  19. Johnny Lee, Lookin’ For Love
  20. Conway Twitty, I’d Just Love To Lay You Down
  21. Willie Nelson, Midnight Rider
  22. Mac Davis, Texas In My Rear View Mirror
  23. Mickey Gilley, A Headache Tomorrow (Or A Heartache Tonight)
  24. Holly Dunn, Daddy’s Hands
  25. Earl Thomas Conley, Your Love’s On The Line
  26. Waylon Jennings, America
  27. .38 Special, If I’d Been the One
  28. Gregg Allman Band, I’m No Angel
  29. Toto, I’ll Be Over You
  30. Foreigner, I Want To Know What Love Is
  31. Outfield, Your Love
  32. Anthrax, I Am the Law
  33. Slayer, Angel Of Death
  34. Megadeth, Peace Sells
  35. Metallica, One
  36. Petra, This Means War!
  37. Resurrection Band, Altar of Pain
  38. Whitecross, Living In A Lost World
  39. Stryper, Calling on you
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