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Decade of Difference

Every weekday morning, join Bob Mosolgo for a double-feature, Decade of Difference. Bob will highlight on an artist or group that has been creating music for at least a decade. First, he’ll feature a tune by that group around 7:50. Then, he’ll fast forward 10 years and play another song by that same artist an hour later.

Decade of Difference: Drivin N Cryin

After moving from Milwaukee to Atlanta, Kevn Kinney started playing music with Frank French at his recording studio at night while also working at French’s futon store. As additional musicians joined in, the first version of Drivin’ N Cryin’ was formed playing evening gigs while Kinney continued his day job in a sewage plant.

Decade of Difference: Pat Benatar

Four time Grammy winner Pat Benatar turns 70 today. Over her career she has recorded two multi-platinum selling albums and 14 top 40 singles. Benatar

Decade of Difference: Ian Tyson

Ian Tyson, legendary Canadian songwriter who penned the standard Four Strong Winds died in December at age 89. Tyson’s career stretched back to the influential Toronto folk scene in the early sixties, when he was performing with his wife at the time Sylvia Tyson as Ian & Sylvia.

Decade of Difference: Rayland Baxter

In the early 2000s Rayland Baxter was a college lacrosse player living in Baltimore when his father gave him a guitar. Baxter got kicked out of school for a year and when he returned he gave up lacrosse in mid season in favor of the guitar and music. Baxter’s father was a professional, having played in Steve Earle’s band the Dukes in the 90s and maybe he knew a bit more than Rayland did about where his interests truly came from.

Decade of Difference: Marlon Williams

Marlon Williams began his career in music at 17, fronting a band he started with friends and his high school science teacher.Williams grew up near

Decade of Difference: Portishead

Portishead was among the first to popularize trip-hop in the US. Combining slow beats with elements from jazz, house and soundtrack music, the group was

Decade of Difference: Stephen Stills

Happy 73rd birthday to Stephen Stills, a founding member of Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Between those two iconic bands and his own successful solo career, Stills has sold more than 35 million records worldwide. He was the first musician to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice as a member of two different groups.