What’s a Bitchin’ Oldie?

B100.fm is redefining Oldies one song at a time © I asked a young-end millennial about  his favorite kind of music. I was excited when he replied, “I really like the oldies.” So, I asked him to name some, “Oh you know like Flo Rida, LMFAO, Ne-Yo, Snoop, and early Bieber.” Obviously, an Oldie is not a new song. But it IS beloved. We all have our own definition for an Oldie…  Most say it’s depends on when they first heardRead more

Your Own Radio Station & Linda Ronstadt

About a gazillion people think they could create a radio station that “everybody will love” because they would only play songs they personally like. Sadly that scenario often ends with a very small handful of listeners and even the creator gets tired of it and folds the tent within months. It takes a lot of care and feeding to keep it fresh and technically on the air. Also, nobody has enough money to properly promote it and must rely onRead more

San Diego’s Stereo Favorites for July 8, 1977

Who remembers these songs from the Summer of 1977? B100.FM Now plays most of these songs (Stereo Favorites and Favorite New Music) Plus another couple of thousand from the ’70s and ’80s. Tune in…your song is coming. How many of the albums listed above are still in your vinyl collection? No, really we want to know. Someone borrowed our Barry Manilow Live album back in 1977 and we’d like it back. And for those who never heard of The Tidal WaveRead more

3 Summer Singles heard on B100.fm

“Summer Means Fun” (coincidentally, the title of one B100.fm Special Summer Song NOW PLAYING) for just about everyone. Those of us who were in our teen-years in the 60s, 70s, or 80s have strong connections to the tunes we heard on the radio in our carefree and innocent youth. Especially when “School’s Out” or we turned 13 or 16 or 21, graduated, or fell in love the first time. It was often a “Wonderful Summer” (an early 60s sweet classic by RobinRead more

Casey Never Played These Songs Either + Trivia Questions

Here we go again with our (monthly?) feature. With the twin goals of reaching even more fans of all kinds of music and finding busy work for our volunteer intern and amateur Lego® modeler, the Incredible HERC, we proudly present our MAY Edition: Songs Casey Kasem Never Played on American Top 40 (because they peaked at #41 or below on the Billboard charts), but B100.FM Does Play. Kind of a long title so we’ve cut it down to Songs CaseyRead more

Hidden Hits from 1978, Heard on B100.fm

You already know B100.fm regularly plays many of the most popular songs from the Sixties, Seventies, and Eighties, but have you noticed the “secret sauce” that seasons our huge playlist? The hundreds of songs we play that never made the Top 40 at all, though they may have had greater success on the R&B or Adult Contemporary charts. We’ve sent our guy Herc on assignment to find more interesting facts and bitchin’ tunes you won’t likely hear anywhere else. Here areRead more