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

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

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

The Mystery Song List

If you saw the post on B100.FM’s Facebook page, you know there is something significant about this song list.  Yes, they are all heard on B100.FM, but what else does this collection represent?  Check the list before we reveal the answer. If you can come up with the correct answer you’ll do better than all the Facebook guesses. There are rock, pop, soul, disco tunes involved. We want you to determine why these specific titles qualified to be included in thisRead more

SOUL TRAIN 1978 by Herc

By 1978, the music, fashion and cultural juggernaut known as Soul Train had been on the air for seven seasons and had featured more than 300 musical guests on its stage, at least 150 Soul Train lines on the dance floor and no less than 5 different theme songs along the way (as heard in the video above), including my favorite, MFSB’s “TSOP” with vocals from The Three Degrees, used from 1973-1975: I’ve been on the Soul Train stage and hadRead more