KOOL FM Weekly Roundup: Remembering Icons and Unraveling Controversies


Hello KOOL FM listeners! We’re back with another weekly roundup of the most exciting news and stories from the world of golden oldies. This week, we’re taking a nostalgic trip down memory lane, honoring an unforgettable legend, and delving into a concert controversy.

A Nostalgic Trip: Bowie and Turner’s Iconic Pepsi Ad

First up, we’re taking you back to the 80s with a recollection of the iconic Pepsi ad featuring none other than David Bowie and Tina Turner. This unforgettable commercial saw the two music legends dancing in a lab, creating a moment that’s still etched in our memories. The ad was a testament to the power of music and collaboration, and it’s a joy to revisit it.

Roger Waters: The Concert Controversy Unraveled

Next, we’re diving into the controversy surrounding Roger Waters’ recent concert. The former Pink Floyd member has always been known for his outspoken nature, and this time is no different. We’ve unraveled the details of the controversy, giving you an in-depth look at what transpired. It’s a must-read for any Pink Floyd fan or anyone interested in the intersection of music and politics.

Remembering Tina Turner: An Unforgettable Legend

Finally, we end this week’s roundup with a heavy heart as we pay tribute to the late Tina Turner, who passed away at the age of 83. Turner was a true legend, with a career spanning over five decades. Her powerful voice and electrifying performances have left an indelible mark on the music industry. We remember and celebrate her life and contributions to music.

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Weekly Radio Station Roundup

92.5 The Beat: Hip-Hop Chronicles

There’s a wealth of content on 92.5 The Beat that explores various aspects of hip-hop culture. Hip-hop’s top albums released in June features a list of iconic tracks that have shaped the genre. They’ve also examined the evolution of hip-hop dance, tracing the art form from the streets of the Bronx to a global phenomenon. Additionally, their thoughtful article discusses the influence of Tina Turner in hip-hop through music sampling. Lastly, they’ve compiled an insightful list of rap’s best diss tracks ever, reflecting the raw competitive spirit of the genre.

Mix 105.1 Utah: Celebrity Scoop and Cultural Celebrations

Over on Mix 1051 Utah, there’s a mix of pop culture news, music insights, and local events. They’re covering the 34th annual Utah Juneteenth Freedom Festival as well as a surprising story about Al Pacino requesting a DNA test. In music, they’re excited about the new Dua Lipa dance anthem and the much anticipated Destiny’s Child reunion.

100.7 Bob FM: Rock Nostalgia

Rock lovers should head to 100.7 Bob FM for a trip down memory lane. They’re sharing a Foo Fighters cover of Nine Inch Nails and Devo performed at Sonic Temple. They’re also streaming Metallica’s latest song ‘If Darkness Had a Son’. Lastly, take a look at the 1987 Pepsi commercial featuring David Bowie and Tina Turner, a nostalgic nod to an unforgettable pop culture moment.

101.5 The Eagle: Country Stories and Unique News

The updates on 101.5 The Eagle lean towards the unusual and extraordinary. In a unique turn of events, a woman went into labor at a Taylor Swift concert, and a Minnesota man is indicted for stealing the iconic ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz. There’s also a report of a suspected drunk driver trying to switch places with their dog. In country music news, Chris Stapleton was surprised to be named Dolly Parton’s favorite duet partner.

ESPN 700 Sports: NBA News and Drive Shows

ESPN 700 Sports is keeping fans up-to-date with the latest in basketball and sports talk. Tony Jones discusses the Denver Nuggets and the NBA finals, providing insightful analysis. You can also catch up on the latest episode of ‘The Drive with Spence Checketts‘ for more on the sports world.

ESPN 960 Sports: College Sports Updates

Over at ESPN 960 Sports, the focus is on college sports. Check out their full show from June 2 with Brice Larson discussing all things Valley Sports. You’ll find an interview with Utah Valley Head Coach Todd Phillips on UVU Basketball’s big offseason. Lastly, they delve into why the PAC10 is struggling to make a media deal due to low social media engagement.

That’s all for this week, KOOL FM listeners! Stay tuned for more updates from the world of golden oldies. And remember, keep it KOOL!

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