Henry Rollins Turns 50

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Monday, February 07, 2011

Henry Rollins, the frontman of seminal hardcore band Black Flag, turns 50. He joins us to discuss music, age, and more. Plus: we look at the music of the Superbowl.

Half-Century Man

Henry Rollins is a Renaissance man.  Frontman of the hardcore punk band Black Flag, political commentator and columnist, actor, TV host, and more.  Now the angry young man is turning 50, and he joins us to talk about age, anger, music, and snakes.    

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Music at the Super Bowl

Green Bay may have won the big game last night, but the battle over musical performances at the Super Bowl has just started. St. Petersburg Times' media critic Eric Deggans will review the best and worst music moments of the game. And we'll take your comments and calls about Christina Aguilera’s national anthem, the Black Eyed Peas’ halftime show and more.

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Taking Liberties with The National Anthem

At last night's Superbowl, Christina Aguilera flubbed the words to The National Anthem. But The Wall Street Journal's Christopher J. Farley says that taking "liberties" is in the tradition. He joins us to share stories of "The Star Spangled Banner."

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Friendly Fires

Gig Alert: Friendly Fires

The Friendly Fires is an English trio of dance-punk inspired teens from 22 miles north of London. Download "Jump In The Pool" from the band's 2008 debut here.


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