Jay KXLP

About Jay KXLP

Jay is the morning guy and program director for 94.1 KXLP. A musician who also plays drums for one of Minnesota's premiere bands, Murphy Brothers Band. A deep knowledge for classic rock artists and songs, and recipient of many broadcasting awards for his radio imaging and commercial productions.

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By |2020-10-12T09:19:04-05:00October 12th, 2020|

It's Columbus Day, National Savings Day, National Gumbo Day, Pulled Pork Day, Canadian Thanksgiving, Cookbook Launch Day, Indigenous People Day, Old Farmer's Day and Moment of Frustration Day It's Columbus Day. Do you have the day off? Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the death of John Denver. Today marks the 41st anniversary of the release of Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk. Today marks the 42nd anniversary of the murder of Nancy Spungen (most likely by Sid Vicious). On this day in 2007 Al Gore won the Nobel Prize in the wake of An Inconvenient Truth. (Source: Premiere Classic Daily)

UDO REUNITES WITH ACCEPT

By |2020-09-28T09:07:55-05:00September 28th, 2020|

Original Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider has reunited with fellow former members of the band Stefan Kaufmann and Peter Baltes for a brand-new song and music video. Udo, Peter and Stefan reunited under the banner of Dirkschneider & The Old Gang to record the new track, that is entitled "Where The Angels Fly", and video for the song was released late last week. The U.D.O. Facebook page also noted about the track, "It also contains another aspect of the 'We Are One' philosophy: for the first time for ages, Udo Dirkschneider and Peter Baltes are singing together again on one song! "Next [...]

RARITY: Rolling Stones With Jimmy Page Song Is Found

By |2020-07-23T09:46:24-05:00July 23rd, 2020|

Some are calling it the holy grail of rock and roll finds.  The Rolling Stones, with Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin guesting on lead guitar.  The Stones are releasing a multi-format, deluxe issue of their 1973 classic album, "Goats Head Soup" on September 4th.  They'll include this song, "Scarlet", as one of the ten bonus tracks.  Keith believes that he walked into a recording studio as Zeppelin was wrapping up.  The Stones were booked next, so Page stuck around.  Keith says the song was just a demo, but it came out good. (Source Delicious Audio) https://youtu.be/Fl0COtEG-TM

Paul Rodgers Shares A Heartwarming Pic, But Sadly It’s Fake

By |2020-07-15T09:24:09-05:00July 15th, 2020|

Bad Company lead singer, Paul Rodgers, has posted a photo we can all learn a lesson from. It’s of an elephant cradling a lion cub in its trunk, protecting it from the hot sands of the desert. Paul writes, “It’s a great lesson for mankind who are fighting and dying for no reason.” It really is a great picture, and we wish it were true but the photo is a fake.  Yeah, we're bummed it isn't real, too.  Oh well.  It's still a great picture and there IS still good in this world and among the animal kingdom.  -Jay   I have always [...]

BAD LIP READING: The State Of The Union

By |2020-02-28T11:21:52-06:00February 28th, 2020|

President Trump previews some of his future tweets and shares some original poetry in this Bad Lip Reading edition of his State of the Union address. (Premiere Classic Daily) https://youtu.be/VOyHF_OUuNE

James Hetfield’s First Post-Rehab Performance

By |2020-02-21T13:23:32-06:00February 21st, 2020|

James Hetfield of Metallica did his first public performance since last fall's rehab stint Thursday night in Beverly Hills, California. Hetfield performed at a tribute to the late Eddie Money that also featured Sammy Hagar, George Thorogood, John Waite, Mickey Thomas of Starship and Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon. The event was a benefit for MusiCares and the USC Eddie Money Cancer Research Fund. Before he performed "Baby Hold On," Hetfield said he first met Money at an Oakland Raiders football game where Money was performing the national anthem. Watch Hetfield's speech and performance on YouTube. (Premiere Classic Daily)   https://youtu.be/qRG1YmtIjFY

RYAN NEWMAN DAYTONA 500 CRASH

By |2020-02-18T11:13:17-06:00February 18th, 2020|

I'm not much of a race fan - or NASCAR fan - but I've watched the Daytona 500 every year since I was a kid because there's always something truly special about that race. The Daytona was postponed from the day before due to heavy rains, so they picked it back up yesterday afternoon.  Here's video of the crash that happened in the final lap. Driver Ryan Newman is in serious condition with non life-threatening injuries. https://youtu.be/-G21IuY9Brw

BONUS VIDEO: Iommi Talks 50 Years of Sabbath

By |2020-02-14T12:45:33-06:00February 14th, 2020|

Tony Iommi sat down with the folks at Gibson to talk about his career and the 50 years of Black Sabbath. The band's self-titled debut album was released in England on February 13th, 1970. In the video, Iommi talks about his early years in Birmingham, England, the accident that changed the way he played guitar and the band's entire career. (Premiere Classic Daily) https://youtu.be/LN2FYIhGwaA

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