each year on, august 20th, national radio day recognizes the great invention of the radio. to celebrate national radio day, listen to your favorite radio station and give special recognition to the station, radio personalities and the programs that make your days better--or just comment in this post. in honor of this totally real and not at all made up holiday, below are ten of my favorite musical entries inspired by the radio, ranked, but without commentary cause i ti'ed:
nelly furtado | "shit on the radio (remember the days)"
franco battiato | "radio varsavia"
kylie minogue | "radio on"
roxy music | "oh yeah (on the radio)"
raphael saadiq | "radio"
pitty sing | "radio"
ll cool j | "i can't live without my radio"
various artists | grand theft auto 2 radio
lana del rey | "radio"
nivea | "dont mess with the radio"
sources 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
i guess this is where i give shot97, power 105.1, and late night on the weekends wbls a shout out. ontd, what are your favorite lyrics about the radio? what radio stations did you listen to as younglings?