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7:51 pm Bill Haley And His Comets: '(WE'RE GONNA) ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK' 4/19/2014
7:48 pm George Fleming: 'I'm Gonna Tell' 4/19/2014
7:46 pm Gene Summers: 'You're Gonna Be Sorry' 4/19/2014
7:43 pm Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps: 'Gonna Back Up Baby' 4/19/2014
7:40 pm Sonny Burgess: 'Whatcha Gonna Do' 4/19/2014
7:37 pm Link Wray And The Raymen: 'Fat Back' 4/19/2014
7:34 pm Al Brown's Tunetoppers & Cookie Brown: 'The Madison' 4/19/2014
7:31 pm The Four Preps: 'Got A Girl' 4/19/2014
7:29 pm The Animals: 'Gonna Send You Back To Walker' 4/19/2014
7:26 pm Gerry and the Pacemakers: 'It's Gonna Be Alright' 4/19/2014
7:23 pm The Modern Sounds: 'What's That' 4/19/2014
7:20 pm The Modern Sounds: 'Don't Change Your Pretty Ways' 4/19/2014
7:17 pm The Honeycombs: 'I CAN'T STOP' 4/19/2014
7:14 pm Paul Revere & The Raiders: 'Him or Me - What's It Gonna Be?' 4/19/2014
7:11 pm Gary Lewis And The Playboys: 'Sure Gonna Miss Her' 4/19/2014
7:09 pm The New Colony Six: 'You're Gonna Be Mine' 4/19/2014
7:06 pm The Beatles: 'Thank You Girl' 4/19/2014
7:03 pm Darrel Higham and the Enforcers: 'Gonna Get Back Home Somehow' 4/19/2014
7:00 pm Elvis Presley: 'I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You)' 4/19/2014
6:57 pm Buddy Holly: 'I’m Gonna Love You Too' 4/19/2014
6:54 pm Lou Christie: 'I'M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE' 4/19/2014
6:51 pm Carl Dobkins Jr: 'Lucky Devil' 4/19/2014
6:48 pm Bobby Hodge: 'Gonna Take My Guitar' 4/19/2014
6:45 pm The Midwesterners: 'I'm Gonna Run Your Roadblock of Love' 4/19/2014
6:42 pm Kevin Fayte and Rocket 8: 'Gonna Rock' 4/19/2014
6:39 pm The Modern Sounds: 'Goin' On Down The Line' 4/19/2014
6:36 pm The Supremes & The Temptations: 'I'm Gonna Make You Love Me' 4/19/2014
6:33 pm Lloyd Price: 'I'm Gonna Get Married' 4/19/2014
6:30 pm The Walker Brothers: 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More' 4/19/2014
6:27 pm The Beatles: 'You're Gonna Lose That Girl' 4/19/2014

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Now’s the time to VOTE WORT!!!

03/27/13 8:06 PM | Sybil Augustine

mamas_logo WORT Radio is up for a MAMA award again this year, and several of our DJs and staff have also made it to the final round in the MAMAs. Check out www.themamas.org and see if any of your favorite radio, industry, or musician people are nominated. Online voting is open until May 17th. The MAMAS [Madison Area Music Awards] were created to honor Madison area musicians and supporters and we’re always nominated [and so far, have always won] for Favorite Radio Station. Not only have we made it to the final voting round again, but in addition, a couple of our hosts are still in the running for Local Music Radio Personality: Bill Malone of Back To The Country, and Rockin’ John of I Like It Like That. Also, DJ The Real Jaguar is a nominee for Favorite DJ [for spinning in clubs], and WORT Music Director Sybil Augustine is competing with 3 others to be named Local Music Fan of the Year!!  [I really think Madison's music scene is quite fantastic right now, and I do champion it every chance I get.--Sybil] Also, the CD of protest music that came out last year entitled Cheddar Revolution: Songs of Uprising is up for Best Compilation Album along with some of the individual songs nominated in various categories. If you want to see what the MAMA’s website looks like, check it out at www.themamas.org and you can vote now for a mere $5 donation, which goes to support bringing musical instruments into area middle and high schools. Register and vote at http://www.broadjam.com/mama/ through May 17. Thanks SO MUCH for your continued support, WORT fans!!

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Special On January 19th.

01/16/13 4:27 PM | Rockin' John

I’ll be doing the first special of the year on “I Like It Like That”. I’m calling it “Bomp And Circumstance” I’ll be featuring two hours of songs with unusual titles and lyrics. Lots of doo wop and other interesting things. Give it a listen! It should be fun!

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Article In Examiner

12/29/12 5:22 PM | Rockin' John

There’s an article about my program in the “Examiner”. It’s a news site based out of New York City. It was written by Jim Bessman. He said some nice things about the show. Go to examiner.com and you should be able to find it. Hard to believe that tonight’s program is the last one of 2012! The year went by fast!

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Larry Tamblyn From The Standells On Tonight’s Program

12/8/12 5:29 PM | Rockin' John

I and my guests Joanie Baker and Gary Feest will be interviewing Larry Tamblyn from The Standells on tonight’s program. They had a classic record “Dirty Water” back in 1966. The Standells influenced a lot of punk bands. Tune in tonight. It should be fun!

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Pledge Drive Tonight!

10/13/12 5:00 PM | Rockin' John

Don’t forget to call in a pledge during WORT”S Fall Pledge Drive. I’ll be on the air with guest Harry Rag on tonight’s edition of “I Like It Like That”. If the phones are busy, I play a lot more music!! Tune in and help WORT stay on the airwaves!!

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Pledge Drive

10/6/12 8:55 PM | Rockin' John

Don’t forget to pledge during the upcoming WORT pledge drive. If you want the hits to keep on comin’, call in a pledge between Oct. 7th and Oct. 20th. We’ll appreciate it and you’ll feel good about it!!

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Facebook Petition

10/1/12 5:37 PM | Rockin' John

I’ve posted a petition on my facebook page. Mike Love has “fired” Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks from any further touring with The Beach Boys. I think this sucks!! If you feel the same way, go to my facebook page and sign the petition!! If you do a search for Rockin’ John Mc Donald on facebook. you should get to my page!

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This Week’s Program

10/1/12 5:27 PM | Rockin' John

I’m doing experiments with the new WORT website. This may have popped up somewhere else but I’m posting it again. This week’s program is “Wide Open”. I’m not sure what I’m playing. I’ve gotten a couple of ideas from my facebook friends. It’s fun getting listener response from the “Web”!

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Tonight’s Program!

09/29/12 3:16 PM | Rockin' John

Just a reminder that I’m playing songs with “Wild” in the title on tonight’s program! I’ve got about 20 of them scattered throughout the mix. Tune in! You’ll be “Wild” about the show!

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Don’ Read This!

09/29/12 2:43 PM | Rockin' John

I’ m testing my new blog post!

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I Like it Like That
I Like it Like That
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rockin john
Rock-n-roll mostly from the 50s and 60s. Hits, b-sides, alternate takes, unreleased cuts, tracks out of print, rockabilly, surf music; also music from the 80s and 90s that fits the format.
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