sounds of WOXY 97X 1985

Did ’80s music suck? Not on Ohio’s modern rock WOXY 97X; what I heard there in ’85 alone was remarkable. Here—in 14 hours across 5 mixes—is how it sounded.

failures-in-life-boy-studying

For mixtapers, here’s a bizarro ’50s reply card reformatted into a downloadable cassette J-card insert (along with my own themed song mix).

Bob and Ray's Ray Goulding and Bob Elliott

In honor of Bob Elliott’s 92nd birthday, here’s nearly an hour of my favorite Bob and Ray sketches.

Genius of Water statue, Cincinnati

For my peeps at home and away, here’s a mix of songs that mention Cincinnati, both explicitly and by subtle or casual lyrical reference.

B-52s, rock lobster

Because I suspect the world was lacking this, here’s a brief mix of songs that have the word “lobster” in the lyrics.