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AOTM: Doobie’s “Taking it to the Streets” Turns 42

AOTM: Doobie’s “Taking it to the Streets” Turns 42

The Doobies came out of the late 60s and were regular pros by the time their debut album came out. Building a legacy of integrity and dedication to their fan base, the Doobies have continued to evolve in an ever-changing business and produced multiple platinum albums and top charting hits. Their album Takin’ it to…MORE

AOTM: The Doobies Build a Bridge on What’s Happening

AOTM: The Doobies Build a Bridge on What’s Happening

In 1978, Grease with Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta was released. Charlie Chaplin’s remains were stolen from Cosier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland. Annie Hall wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards. And, the Doobie Brothers fought music bootlegging and social injustice. On a two-part episode of What’s Happening, the Doobie Brothers performed a concert, fought music bootlegging, and…MORE

AOTM: Think You Know Queen? Think Again…

AOTM: Think You Know Queen? Think Again…

How much do you really know about our AOTM Queen? If you’re a Queen aficionado, then maybe what I’m about to share with you is old news. However, if you’re only familiar with their music, you have been missing out on some fascinating information. The Queen you need to meet: All of the musicians are…MORE

AOTM: Queen Releasing a Set of 25 Albums — in Italy

AOTM: Queen Releasing a Set of 25 Albums — in Italy

Queen has fifteen studio albums, nine live albums, numerous nominations, and an equally impressive list of awards. The band, which formed in 1970 in London, was influenced by progressive rock, hard rock, and rock. Their music jumps across a number of genres from rock to pop with each garnering chart-topping status. Celebrating that history, the…MORE

AOTM: Queen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from The Grammys

AOTM: Queen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from The Grammys

As the second best-selling group of all time in Britain, Queen has had their share of number one hits and top ten singles. The band also has four Grammy nominations and numerous music awards under their belt. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, and this year the group…MORE

AOTM: The Beatles and Cirque du Soleil Make Fab Entertainment

AOTM: The Beatles and Cirque du Soleil Make Fab Entertainment

One of the signature qualities of The Beatles has been their ability to reinvent their music. Throughout their careers (both as a band and as solo artists), the Fab Four has shown multiple layers to their talent, and an ongoing desire to push the envelope. With this understanding of pushing the envelope and reinvention, it…MORE

AOTM: Paul McCartney Rocks Out with Dr. Pepper’s Jaded Hearts Club Band

AOTM: Paul McCartney Rocks Out with Dr. Pepper’s Jaded Hearts Club Band

Paul McCartney has maintained a very active career with albums and sold-out tours. One recent live concert had the Beatle jamming with members of the tribute band Dr. Pepper’s Jaded Hearts Club Band. While there are many Beatle’s tribute bands, Dr. Pepper’s Jaded Hearts Club Band was formed by Muse‘s Matt Bellamy and Dom Howard,…MORE

AOTM: The Beatles Snag Best-selling Vinyl for 2017

AOTM: The Beatles Snag Best-selling Vinyl for 2017

Vinyl was one of the primary formats for recording music, but during the mid-eighties CDs became the latest format, and eventually pushed out the need for cassettes and vinyl.  Then, in the mid to late nineties, the MP3 emerged as a new generation of files capable of providing hundreds of songs on a small device.…MORE

AOTM: Ringo Starr will be knighted by the Queen

AOTM: Ringo Starr will be knighted by the Queen

The Beatles burst onto the music scene in the 60s No one in music sounded like them at the time, and the group was doing something unique: writing their own music.  They later went on to sell over a billion records and continually focused on the evolution of their craft.  Just this week, it was…MORE

AOTM: Bruce Springsteen’s Autobiography ‘Born to Run’ is Nominated for a Grammy

AOTM: Bruce Springsteen’s Autobiography ‘Born to Run’ is Nominated for a Grammy

Bruce Springsteen has received numerous awards throughout his career . MTV Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Academy Awards, Kennedy Honors, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom are all under his belt. The singer-songwriter is also no stranger to the Grammy Awards.  This year, Springsteen released his autobiography Born to Run. The book landed him in…MORE

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Join WOGB and Give the Gift of Life!

Join WOGB and Give the Gift of Life!

  Join us for another WOGB We Only Give Back Blood Drive and help give the gift of life! There is a critical need for blood and we’re doing our part by teaming up again with Green Bay Distillery on Thursday, March 25th from 11am to 4pm. You can get signed up to donate by clicking HERE. If you’ve…

Join WOGB for the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon Events!

Join WOGB for the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon Events!

The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon is encouraging participants to run – walk or bike – for others during its 2021 virtual event. The non-profit event announced today that it is directing this year’s proceeds to organizations supporting COVID-19 relief efforts with a focus on hard hit areas of hunger, homelessness and mental health. The Cellcom…

We HAD a BLAST?

We HAD a BLAST?

A TROPICAL BLAST!  It was on February 27th and we want to THANK everyone who was a part of it!  DRUM ROLL PLEASE…….$43,000 dollars were raised for Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve!  What a wonderful night….next year will be in person and we can’t wait!  For more about Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve! …

Wake up with Rachel Williams and WOGB

Wake up with Rachel Williams and WOGB

Rachel will start you day with all you need to make it GREAT!  Local updates, celebrity scoop and of course Green Bay’s Classic Hits!  So does it with a smile and her very own Green and Gold Style!  6 AM to 9 AM each Weekday on WOGB!