Wednesday 8pm: Feature LP: Elton John – 21 at 33 (1980)

21 at 33, released May 1980, is an album by Elton John. It is his fourteenth studio album. Including other releases (three compilation albums, two live albums, one film soundtrack and one EP) it is the 21st official release, and was released when Elton John was 33 years old; hence the title.

It was recorded at Super Bear Studios, Nice, France, in August 1979, and Rumbo Recorders and Sunset Sound in Los Angeles, California between January to March 1980.

The album sold over 900,000 copies in the United States, narrowly missing a Platinum certification.

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Tuesday 8pm: Feature LP: Pat Benatar – Wide Awake In Dreamland (1988)

Wide Awake in Dreamland is Pat Benatar’s seventh studio album, and her eighth album overall, released in 1988. After a string of successful albums, this was her last rock-oriented album of the 1980s, before she would go on to try a blues-based sound with True Love in 1991.

The album’s lead single, “All Fired Up”, peaked at number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 25 on the Cash Box Top 100. It was nominated for a Grammy Award but did not win.

The album was certified Gold by the RIAA and eventually sold approximately 700,000 copies in the United States.

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Monday 8pm: Feature LP: Tegan and Sara – The Con (2007)

The Con is the fifth studio album by Canadian indie rock duo Tegan and Sara, released on July 24, 2007. The album charted at number 4 in Canada and at number 34 on the Billboard 200 in the United States. Two singles were released from the album, “Back in Your Head” and “The Con” which both had music videos filmed for them.

Guest performers on the album include Jason McGerr of Death Cab for Cutie, Matt Sharp of The Rentals and formerly of Weezer (on Sara’s songs), Hunter Burgan of AFI (on Tegan’s songs) and Kaki King.

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Friday 10pm: Feature LP: Night Ranger – Hole In The Sun (2008)

Hole in the Sun is the ninth studio album by Night Ranger, released internationally on April 23, 2007 with Frontiers Records. The album was released in the U.S. on July 1, 2008.

The album features Great White keyboardist Michael Lardie as a replacement for Alan Fitzgerald, who left the band several years prior. Hole in the Sun would also be the last (to date) to feature guitarist Jeff Watson who parted ways with the band before the album was released.

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Wednesday 8pm: Feature LP: Clay Aiken – A Thousand Different Ways (2006)

A Thousand Different Ways is the third studio album by Clay Aiken. The album, which was executive produced by Jaymes Foster, consists of ten covers and four new songs. It was released by RCA on September 19, 2006. The first single was “Without You” and the second, “A Thousand Days.”

Writers of the four new songs (“These Open Arms”, “Lonely No More”, “A Thousand Days” and “Everything I Have”) include Jon Bon Jovi, Desmond Child, Andreas Carlsson, Jeremy Bose, Aldo Nova, Samuel Waermo, Mimmi Waermo and Aiken himself. “These Open Arms” previously appeared as a bonus track on the Japanese issue Bon Jovi’s 2005 album “Have A Nice Day”.

Available only through iTunes as a bonus cut when the complete album is downloaded, is a fifth new song titled “Lover All Alone”. Aiken wrote the lyrics and David Foster wrote the music.

“Broken Wings” is the last cut on the album and an original poem written by Erin Taylor was woven throughout the lyrics. The last line of this poem which is also the last line added to the song lyrics became the album title.

Kmart offered for a limited time (as a download) an exclusive bonus recording of If You Don’t Know Me by Now.

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Monday 8pm: Feature LP: Patty Smyth (1992)

Patty Smyth is the second solo studio album by rock singer-songwriter Patty Smyth, formerly of Scandal, which went gold, as a result of the popularity of its first single, “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough”, which peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and also went Gold. The album also produced two further singles in the opening track “No Mistakes” (top 40) and another, albeit minor, hit in “I Should Be Laughing”.

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Friday 10pm: Feature LP: Joe Nichols – Never Gets Old (2017)

1 Diamonds Make Babies 3:19
2 Girl in the Song 3:40
3 We All Carry Something 3:26
4 I’d Sing About You 3:13
5 Breathless 3:57
6 Tall Boys 2:48
7 Hostage 2:57
8 Never Gets Old 3:39
9 Billy Graham’s Bible 3:07
10 So You’re Saying 3:42
11 This Side of the River 3:20
12 Baby Got Back 2:54