The stories behind the music we love

This Song #43: Route 66

The story behind the heavily-covered classic "Route 66"

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This Song is presented in memory of Thom Ruckert

This Song #42: Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

The story behind Tracy Chapman's 1988 classic "Fast Car"

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This Song is presented in memory of Thom Ruckert

This Song #41: Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven

The story behind Led Zeppelin's 1971 classic "Stairway To Heaven"

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This Song #40: The Carpenters - Superstar

The story behind The Carpenters' 1971 classic "Superstar"

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This Song #39: Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

The story behind Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 hit "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"

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This Song #38: Simon and Garfunkel - The Boxer

The story behind Simon and Garfunkel's 1969 classic "The Boxer"

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This Song #37: Heart - Crazy On You

The story behind Heart's 1976 hit "Crazy On You"

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This Song #36: Elvis Presley and Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog

The story behind the Elvis Presley and Big Mama Thornton classic "Hound Dog"

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This Song #35: Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire

The story behind Johnny Cash's 1963 classic "Ring of Fire"

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This Song #34: Donovan - Sunshine Superman

The story behind Donovan's 1966 hit "Sunshine Superman"

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Every song has its own history. The who, what, when, where, why, and how of the music we love. Join Thom Ruckert on This Song, and hear those stories. A production of WCWP Studios - LIU Post Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org