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Grass Roots Lead Singer Rob Grill Dies at 67 [VIDEO]

Do you have any Grass Roots records? When I was growing up my sisters had 45's of the Grass Roots Sooner or Later and Temptation Eyes that my brother and I would play.

Over the years the psychadelic sounds of the sixties have been kept alive by the Grass Roots. Last week their bass-playing lead singer, Rob Grill, passed away at a hospice facility in Lake County, Florida at the age of 67.

Rob's wife Nancy says the singer suffered serious head injuries when he fell recently and was in a coma.

We'll play music from the Grass Roots in Rob's honor tomorrow on Your Sunday Brunch.

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Flea and Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers (Kevin Winter/Getty)
Flea and Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers (Kevin Winter/Getty)
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Red Hot Chili Peppers New Album Due August 30

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are heating things up this Summer by releasing their 10th studio album at the end of August. Read more after the jump.

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Joss Stone (Ian Gavan/Getty)
Joss Stone (Ian Gavan/Getty)
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KING Debuts Mick Jagger and Superheavy Single ‘Miracle Worker’

Have you heard of the new supergroup called Superheavy? I'll bet you'll know some of it's members.

On Your Sunday Brunch, we played the new single from Superheavy "Miracle Worker."

Superheavy came together earlier this year, it features Mick Ja

Eric Bloom of Blue Oyster Cult (Scott Gries/Getty)
Eric Bloom of Blue Oyster Cult (Scott Gries/Getty)
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‘Live At 5:05′ To Feature Cheap Trick and Blue Oyster Cult

What's your favorite concert ever?

Looking ahead to our Live at 5:05 songs for Thursday and Friday, we'll be featuring the two bands that will play Saturday night at the Greeley Stampede.

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Paul and Linda McCartney at Buddy Holly tribute dinner (Dave Hogan/Getty)
Paul and Linda McCartney at Buddy Holly tribute dinner (Dave Hogan/Getty)
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Paul McCartney Raps On Buddy Holly Tribute ‘Rave On’

Can you sing any Buddy Holly songs? On a new release called Rave On, a wide variety of artists perform tunes by the rock pioneer.

Sir Paul McCartney pays tribute to one of the Beatles' biggest influences on the cover album out today. He even does some spontaneous "rapping" in parts of the song with his voice altered to where it doesn't even sound like the fab four's bass player, but more like a soulful southern preacher. McCartney's version of "It's So Easy" is easily the stand out track on the record.

Lou Reed's performance of "Peggy Sue" would be a close second, transforming Holly's sweet original into a distorted, mournful song about lost love.

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Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick (Jo Hale/Getty)
Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick (Jo Hale/Getty)
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This Weekend’s Album Side Sunday Features Cheap Trick at Budokan

Are you going to the Cheap Trick concert at the Greeley Stampede? KING FM can help, keep reading.

The rock band from Rockford, Illinois will be featured at the start of the eight o'clock hour of Your Sunday Brunch this weekend. For our Album Side Sunday we'll be playing side two of t

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What’s Your Favorite Clarence Clemon’s Sax Solo? [VIDEO]

Do you have a favorite saxophone solo from "The Big Man"? My favorite is his solo from Jungleland.

On Saturday night one of rock's best sax players died, Clarence Clemons of the E Street Band passed away at 69, less than a week after he suffered a stroke in Florida. Bruce Springsteen's official website rele

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Mario Tama, Getty Images
Mario Tama, Getty Images
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Mountain Guitarist Leslie West Recuperating Following Emergency Surgery

Guitar legend Leslie West, whose work with the band Mountain has been part of rock history since their unforgettable performance at Woodstock, is recovering after doctors were forced to amputate part of one leg over the weekend.

West, who was in Mississippi for a Mountain performance, was rushed to a Biloxi emergency room after noticing swelling in his leg — a condition made more serious by West’s 30-year struggle with diabetes. In order to save his life, doctors removed his leg up to the knee.

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Rock Guitar (Ethan Miller/Getty)
Rock Guitar (Ethan Miller/Getty)
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Edge of Soul Kicks Off Wyoming Brewfest Music Lineup [AUDIO]

Local band Edge of Soul will perform at the Depot Plaza 5-7 pm on Friday, June 17, to kick off the 16th Annual Wyoming Brewers Festival.

Let us know what you think of the audio track above from their 2006 release "Brian Leneschmidt & Edge of Soul." It features Brian Leneschmidt on guitar and

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Neil Young & the International Harvesters Release Album [VIDEO]

Neil Young & the International Harvesters (YouTube)

Did you see The Silver Lining Concert at Frontier Park with Neil Young & the International Harvesters?

This week Neil Young released "A Treasure" from his archives, a live country album from his 1984-1985 tour with his backing band the Intern

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Joan Jett with Les Paul 2008 (Scott Wintrow/Getty)
Joan Jett with Les Paul 2008 (Scott Wintrow/Getty)
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Google Celebrates Les Paul’s Birthday With Playable Guitar Doodle [VIDEO]

Have you always wanted to play guitar?

On what would have been Les Paul's 96th birthday, Google allows you to play a guitar doodle at their search site.

Les Paul, a leader in developing the solid-body electric guitar, was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on June 9, 1915. He died of complications from pneum

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Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee (Frederick M. Brown/Getty)
Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee (Frederick M. Brown/Getty)
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Motley Crue Unveil Tommy Lee’s Roller Coaster Drum Set [VIDEO]

Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee (YouTube)

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This Frontier Days the thrill rides won't just be at the carnival, would you ride Tommy Lee's roller coaster drum set?

Motley Crue plays with Sick Puppies on Wednesday, July 27, at Cheyenne Frontier Days. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, the band launched their tour with Poison and th

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