Tampa Bay's Classic Hits Station


Updated: January 22, 2018


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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Question: This band named their touring plane "The Flying Tuna" and they were MTV's first live concert broadcast ever in 1981 from Denver's McNichols Arena. Can you name this band?

Answer: REO Speedwagon named their touring plane "The Flying Tuna".


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - Lyric-ology

Question: "I walked the world with you, babe. A thousand miles with you. I dried your tears of pain, babe. A million times for you..." Can you name the song these lyrics come from and the artist(s) who sang them?

Answer: Billy Idol sang about walking the world in "Rebel Yell".


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Question: The U.S. Postal Service once used this song for an ad campaign, the same song was also used in the movie Space Jam - but as a cover. Can you name the song and the artist?

Answer: "Fly Like An Eagle" was used by the U.S. Postal Service for an ad campaign, and was also covered by Seal for the movie Space Jam.


Monday, February 18, 2019

Question: MTV gave away a house based on this midwestern rocker's song, unfortunately it was built on a toxic waste dump. He also performed the song at the Obama inauguration in 2009. Can you name the song and the artist who sang it?

Answer: MTV gave away a house built on a toxic waste dump based on the song "Little Pink Houses" by John Mellencamp.


Friday, February 15, 2019

Question: Which Talking Heads song did David Byrne insist Charlie Christ stop using in a 2010 political ad to attack Marco Rubio?

Answer: David Byrne insisted that Charlie Christ stop using the Talking Heads song "Road To Nowhere" in a political ad to attack Marco Rubio.


Thursday, February 14, 2019

Question: This Florida band was inspired to write a song after their guitarist crashed his car into an oak tree while driving drunk. Can you name the song, the album it comes from and the band who wrote it?

Answer: Lynyrd Skynyrd wrote the song "That Smell" for the album Street after the harrowing incident.


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