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 6:15, 6:45 and 7:15. 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 August 3rd
Win Holiday World tickets, and a copy of the Ray laMontagne album “Monovision”
Past Mindbender music trivia questions:
Monday July 27th
This week in 1991 a song by a british alterntive band became a much biger hit in the States than it ever was in the UK. An uplifting anthem about the fall of the Berlin Wall and other events in Europe in the late 80s and recorded by a band whose name came from a vacation to a beach in Spain.
What basically one hit wonder song was all over the radio this week in’91?
Jesus Jones “Right here Right Now”
Tuesday July 28th
Happy birthday to a man who has won 5 grammy awards and been nominated for several others. He is best known by his pseudonym. His namesake is a secret agent who can shatter metal with his voice, speak 34 languages fluently including some extra terretrial ones and do military push ups with his index finger.
What producer and performer is celebrating his 43rd today?
Thursday July 30th
A popular rock song this week in 1988 was written and performed by a British artist but eventually he shared credit with Motown’s Holland-Dozier-Holland team. Seems there was too much similarity to this song (play Roadrunner)
Who was number one this week in ’88?
In one of the greatest examples of band discord in history this is the 40th anniversary of one of the worst. A concert which was peppered with threats band members made to each other between songs including 3 more songs til I kick your ass Pal. And the dissonance didn’t stop there. The next album the band released was mixec by both gentlemne, bu ton opposite coasts. And this was no punk band!
What multi million selling goup from california had a meltodown this day in 1980?