Weekly KOOLDOWN (5/15/23)



🎙️KOOL FM Weekly Wave: Riding the Tunes of Yesteryears🌊

Howdy, music mavens of KOOL FM! It’s your head honcho, here to dish out the tastiest tidbits from our website this week. If you’re feeling a little out of tune with the “oldies but goodies,” this week’s roundup will have you back on beat in no time. 🎵

🌟Curtis Mayfield: The Unseen Hand Behind Kanye’s Beats🎚️

Our first stop is a fascinating exploration into the influence of Curtis Mayfield on Kanye West’s music. Before you scratch your heads wondering how these two artists are related, hold your vinyls! 🎧 Curtis Mayfield, the soul sensation of the ’60s and ’70s, has his fingerprints all over Kanye’s beats, unbeknownst to many! Kanye’s been craftily sampling Mayfield’s tunes, threading the golden oldies through his hip-hop tapestry. And let me tell you, this cross-generational musical handshake is worth tuning in for! 🎶

🏖️Catching the Waves with The Beach Boys Covers🌊

Ever heard a Beach Boys cover and thought, “Oh, the originals did it better”? Or maybe you’re one of those mavericks who believe some covers outshine the originals. 🤔 Well, our next stop is a veritable smorgasbord of unforgettable Beach Boys covers. From the sublime to the surprising, we’re surfing the airwaves for the best renditions of our beloved Beach Boys tunes. So grab your surfboards, we’re in for a wave of nostalgia! 🏄‍♂️

🎤Beach Boys Collabs: The Tide Brings in Surprises!🌊

Finally, we’re making waves with a look at some surprising Beach Boys collaborations. Who would have guessed our surf rock legends have been mixing it up with artists from all corners of the musical universe? From soulful crooners to punk rock powerhouses, these collabs are a testament to the timeless appeal of the Beach Boys. And trust me, some of these team-ups will make your jaw drop faster than a poorly timed stage dive! 🎸

That’s it for this week, KOOL cats! Until our next musical escapade, keep those radios tuned to the station where we ride the airwaves with style. Remember, the past is never past when you’re jamming with KOOL FM. Over and out! 📻🚀

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Groovy Beats and Musical Feats

Alright folks, fasten your seatbelts as we take a magic carpet ride across the radiowaves to discover what’s been buzzing in the world of music, sports, and more!

The Cent of Music

Over at 925 The Beat, they’ve been waxing nostalgic about the gritty charm of 50 Cent. They’ve compiled the definitive list of his top tracks that will make you exclaim, “I’ve found my quarter, dime, nickel, and penny!” On the softer side, they’ve also been swooning over the best RnB love songs in English – songs that’ll make you feel like the heart-eyed emoji personified.

Two for Mother’s Day? That’s Killer, Mike!

In other news, Killer Mike has honored all the super-moms out there by releasing not one, but two new videos for Mother’s Day. A double treat that had us all exclaiming, “That’s killer, Mike!”

When The Tours Ruled The World

If you’ve ever wondered who ruled the concert roost, 925 The Beat also ranked the top grossing concert tours ever. Spoiler alert: the list features some familiar, glittery names.

Impress Mom, Not Your Wallet

Over at Mix1051 Utah, they’re sharing five free and easy ways to impress your mom on Mother’s Day. Mom loves you just as much when you’re saving your pennies! They’ve also got a list of 15 video games you can complete in less than 3 hours – for all the gamers looking to claim victory before their pizza gets cold.

Frankie Goes To Hollywood…Again!

Just when you thought they’d retired their Hawaiian shirts, the original members of Frankie Goes to Hollywood are back together after 36 years. Talk about a blast from the past!

The Cure for Your Musical Blues

X96 have also felt nostalgic, compiling the best songs from The Cure. Who needs therapy when you have Robert Smith?

Purple Haze All in My Brain

Over at 100.7 Bob FM, they’ve been swimming in a purple haze with their ultimate list of Prince songs. Just be careful not to choke on the doves’ cry!

Lake or Sugarhouse?

For those who fancy a break from all the tunes, 100.7 Bob FM also took a leisurely stroll around Sugarhouse Lake. Spoiler: It’s sweeter than it sounds!

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