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

Casey Never Played These Songs from April 1983 (But B100.fm DOES!)

With the goals of reaching even more fans of all kinds of music and finding busy work for our volunteer intern, the Incredible HERC, we proudly introduce our new feature: <working title> 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 Casey Didn’t, (but B100.FM Does) Play. We have nothing but mad love andRead more

When MTV Still Played Music (1983)

The first Video Programming chart appeared in the Billboard issue dated January 29, 1983. Consisting solely of self-reported information on the frequency of airings of music videos from MTV, the chart listed Weekend Events (upcoming concerts and specials) as well as four levels of airplay, all dated January 19, 1983: New Videos Added Heavy Rotation (3-4 plays a day) Medium Rotation (2-3 plays a day) Light Rotation (1-2 plays a day) Bobby’s B100.fm plays some of those songs listed in the four categories nearly thirty-five years down the line, including two of the NewRead more

Did you watch the MTV Video Music awards?

When exactly do we realize we have totally changed our appreciation for current pop music? Have you? Or do you remember when you did? We remember when MTV started. And then when they stopped showing music videos. That got our attention and meant something to us. But if you’re like most of us over 49 today you probably really don’t give a crap about today’s MTV awards. Or artists. Or songs. Here’s a hint: you don’t know most (if any) of the artists nominated for the awards. YouRead more