Power 96 Cool One

Power 96 Cool Recap: Billy Joel
Over the weekend I came across a song by Billy Joel that I hadn't heard in a while called "I Go To Extremes." I decided to make that single the Power 96 Cool One on Monday. Taken from his 11th studio album, Storm Front, it was the second single and peaked at No...
Power 96 Cool One Recap: The Blues Brothers
I finished off the week of Power 96 Cool Ones on an up note with the Blues Brothers' cover of "Gimme Some Lovin'" from their album The Blues Brothers: Original Soundtrack Recording, released later as The Blues Brothers: Music from the Soundtrack...
Power 96 Cool One Recap: Trapped
Have we had enough rain? Well I found out on Wednesday night, that yes, we've had enough rain. I had water coming into my basement and spent the rest of the night hauling things out of the basement and trying to suck up the water as it came in...
Power 96 Cool One Recap
I've had the past couple of days off taking care of some personal business, so I haven't had time to summarize the last three Power 96 Cool Ones for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Monday's Cool One came from Ratt's August 21, 1990, and fifth studio release Detonator...
Power 96 Cool One Recap: John Stewart
Friday's Power 96 Cool One came from John Stewart with some help from Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks. They put together a little number called "Gold" from Stewart's May 1979 release Bombs Away Dream Babies. The Cool One hit No. 5 on the charts and the singles "…
Power 96 Cool One Recap: Fastway
On Thursday I featured a band on the Power 96 Cool One that could have been a supergroup but never really became super. Despite that, I really liked the music from Fastway, a British metal band initially made up of ex-Motorhead guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke, ex-UFO bassist Pete Way…
Power 96 Cool One Recap: Dokken
Wednesday's Power 96 Cool One was Dokken's "Burning Like a Flame" from their fourth studio album, Back for the Attack, which they released on November 27, 1987. This single topped out at No. 72 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and No. 20 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks cha…
Power 96 Cool One Recap: Lita Ford
Ever have one of those songs stuck in your head? Well on Tuesday I couldn't get Lita Ford's "Kiss Me Deadly" out of my head and I still needed a Power 96 Cool One for the afternoon. I didn't want to use that single though, because it's so well known and I like t…
Power 96 Cool One Recap: Fury in the Slaughterhouse
Monday's Power 96 Cool One came from German rockers Fury in the Slaughterhouse and their 1994 U.S. release, Mono. The track I selected, “Every Generation Got Its Own Disease” made it to No. 21 on the Billboard U.S. Mainstream Rock Chart and No...
Power 96 Cool One Recap: Rush
I finished off last week with a song from Canadian rockers Rush on Friday's Power 96 Cool One. I chose to feature their single "The Pass" from their 13th studio album, Presto, which they released on November 21, 1989. The Cool One choice made it to No...

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