Join Paul Mendenhall weekday mornings for the WTTS Morning Show. Start your morning with lots of TTS style music including an hour long music block at 8:30, Paul style info breaks at 6:05, 6:35 and 7:05 and at 7:30am, the Morning Music Mindbender, a music trivia question often revealing an interesting if not amazing background fact about a song or artist.
Week of September 21st
Win the new Matt Maeson album and a Gray Goat Bicycle Company gift card!
Past Mindbender music trivia questions:
Monday September 21st
Many consider it the best cover song of all time. Released this day in 1968, it was a seminal recording from the man who played lead guitar on it, with help from his own band and The Rolling Stones Brian Jones as well as Traffic’s Dave Mason.
What iconic song writer got a tremendous from a legnedary guitarist this day in ’68?
Tuesday September 22nd
Its the 35th anniversary of a legendary concert event , Farm Aid. Held in Champaign at the universtiy of Illionois football stadium it was just supposed to be a one time event but the Farm situation was more complicated than Farm Aid’s founders aniticipated and the event continues to this day, in face Saturday it goes virtual. Farm Aid hit Indy in 1990 and included the usual suspects, Elton John and artists with hoosier connections including Guns and Roses. John Hiatt Henry lee Summer and Roadmaster. What venue hosted this annual event?
The Hoosier Dome
Elvis last performace was at Market Square Arena, this artistplayed his last this day in 1980.
Against the advice of his doctor he went on stage with the knowledge this would be his final performance but he couldn’t pull it off, collapsing on stage during the performance. What legend in his own right made his final concert appearance at Pittsburgh’s Stanley Theater Septerm 23, 1980.
Thursday September 24th
It was introduced 55 years ago this month and had it good points and bad points, and despite some serious drawbacks, remained a popular music format until the late 80s. What made its first appearance in the ’65 Ford Mustang?