Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Steve McVie - "Today and Yesterday "

As of Monday, August 8, I resumed the morning show on WFRQ "Frank 93.5/93.9/107.9 & 102.9-HD2" Cape Cod. Here's a sample from September 13:
I recently celebrated my 53rd birthday. Recently, I've been uncovering forgotten airchecks in my 1,000 tape library. Here's a composite from Cape 104 during my first month. Wow was this station "smokin"!! (not counting the night guy).

Monday, September 5, 2016

The Flashback Channel is BACK!

Steve's DX channel has concluded for the summer of '16. It has been replaced with it's orginal programming "Steve McVie's Flashback Channel"!


Friday, September 2, 2016

Frank-FM's Top 500 Greatest Hits Countdown

1 Don't Stop Believin' Journey 1981
2 Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 1967
3 Summer Of '69 Bryan Adams 1985
4 Every Breath You Take Police 1983
5 Livin' On A Prayer Bon Jovi 1987
6 Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond 1969
7 Smooth Santana 1999
8 I Wanna Dance With Somebody Whitney Houston 1987
9 Don't You (Forget About Me) Simple Minds 1985
10 Sweet Dreams Eurythmics 1983
11 I Will Always Love You Whitney Houston 1993
12 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Police 1981
13 Higher Love Steve Winwood 1986
14 Losing My Religion R.E.M. 1991
15 Don't Speak No Doubt 1996
16 Always Something There To Remind Me Naked Eyes 1983
17 Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield 1981
18 Under The Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers 1991
19 Pour Some Sugar On Me Def Leppard 1987
20 Hey Ya Outkast 2003
21 Tainted Love Soft Cell 1982
22 Dancing In The Dark Bruce Springsteen 1984
23 Come On Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners 1983
24 If You Leave OMD 1986
25 Love Shack B 52s 1989
26 Little Red Corvette Prince 1983
27 Girls Just Want To Have Fun Cyndi Lauper 1984
28 September Earth, Wind, And Fire 1978
29 Take On Me a-ha 1985
30 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 1983
31 I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas 2009
32 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins 1981
33 Jack & Diane John Cougar Mellencamp 1982
34 With Or Without You U2 1987
35 Jump Van Halen 1984
36 Like A Prayer Madonna 1989
37 Start Me Up Rolling Stones 1981
38 Money For Nothing Dire Straits 1985
39 Addicted To Love Robert Palmer 1986
40 You Give Love A Bad Name Bon Jovi 1986
41 Uptown Funk Mark Ronson 2014
42 I Don't Want To Miss A Thing Aerosmith 1998
43 Free Fallin' Tom Petty 1989
44 Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benatar 1980
45 Slide Goo Goo Dolls 1998
46 Your Love The Outfield 1986
47 Mr. Jones Counting Crows 1994
48 Centerfold J Geils Band 1982
49 Wanted Dead Or Alive Bon Jovi 1987
50 Boys Of Summer Don Henley 1984
51 In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel 1986
52 Take Me Home Tonight Eddie Money 1986
53 All I Wanna Do Sheryl Crow 1994
54 Edge Of Seventeen Stevie Nicks 1982
55 Unwell Matchbox 20 2003
56 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar 1983
57 Caught Up In You 38 Special 1982
58 Fly Sugar Ray 1997
59 Any Way You Want It Journey 1980
60 Every Morning Sugar Ray 1999
61 It's Still Rock & Roll To Me Billy Joel 1980
62 Life Is A Highway Tom Cochrane 1992
63 What I Like About You Romantics 1980
64 Happy Pharrell Williams 2014
65 Here I Go Again Whitesnake 1987
66 Hungry Heart Bruce Springsteen 1980
67 Viva La Vida Coldplay 2008
68 Keep On Lovin' You REO Speedwagon 1981
69 3 A.M. Matchbox 20 1997
70 Cruel Summer Bananarama 1984
71 How You Remind Me Nickelback 2001
72 Take It On The Run R.E.O. Speedwagon 1981
73 Iris Goo Goo Dolls 1998
74 Separate Ways Journey 1983
75 Here Without You 3 Doors Down 2003
76 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel 1986
77 All Star Smash Mouth 1999
78 Back On The Chain Gang Pretenders 1984
79 Chasing Cars Snow Patrol 2006
80 Need You Tonight INXS 1988
81 Over My Head (Cable Car) The Fray 2006
82 Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen 1980
83 Two Princes Spin Doctors 1993
84 She Drives Me Crazy Fine Young Cannibals 1989
85 Hey Soul Sister Train 2010
86 Down Under Men At Work 1983
87 Hey There Delilah Plain White T's 2007
88 The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'em...) Greg Kihn Band 1981
89 One Headlight Wallflowers 1997
90 Hot In Herre Nelly 2002
91 Faithfully Journey 1983
92 Wannabe Spice Girls 1997
93 Thriller Michael Jackson 1984
94 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For U2 1987
95 I Won't Back Down Tom Petty 1989
96 Wild Thing Tone Loc 1988
97 Rock Your Body Justin Timberlake 2002
98 To Be With You Mr. Big 1992
99 December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) Four Seasons 1976
100 The Sign Ace Of Base 1994
101 Ironic Alanis Morissette 1995
102 Get Lucky Daft Punk 2013
103 We Belong Pat Benatar 1984
104 West End Girls Pet Shop Boys 1986
105 Since You've Been Gone Kelly Clarkson 2004
106 Run-Around Blues Traveler 1994
107 Hungry Like The Wolf Duran Duran 1982
108 Time Of Your Life Green Day 1997
109 Let's Dance David Bowie 1983
110 Lonely No More Rob Thomas 2005
111 Who Can It Be Now Men At Work 1982
112 Black Velvet Alannah Myles 1990
113 Small Town John Cougar Mellencamp 1985
114 Clocks Coldplay 2002
115 Sunglasses At Night Corey Hart 1984
116 Mysterious Ways U2 1991
117 Everybody Wants To Rule The World Tears For Fears 1985
118 I'm Yours Jason Mraz 2008
119 867-5309/Jenny Tommy Tutone 1982
120 Only Wanna Be With You Hootie And The Blowfish 1995
121 Beautiful Day U2 2000
122 When Doves Cry Prince 1984
123 I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) Proclaimers 1993
124 Something To Talk About Bonnie Raitt 1991
125 Kiss Prince 1986
126 One U2 1991
127 Footloose Kenny Loggins 1984
128 Come To My Window Melissa Etheridge 1993
129 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 1982
130 What Would You Say? Dave Matthews Band 1994
131 Walking On Sunshine Katrina & The Waves 1985
132 Waterfalls TLC 1995
133 Sussudio Phil Collins 1985
134 I Melt With You Modern English 1983
135 Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me) Train 2001
136 Shout Tears For Fears 1985
137 More Than Words Extreme 1991
138 You Make My Dreams (Come True) Hall & Oates 1981
149 Hold On Wilson Phillips 1990
139 All Night Long Lionel Richie 1983
140 Boulevard Of Broken Dreams Green Day 2004
141 Don't You Want Me Human League 1982
142 Gonna Make You Sweat C & C Music Factory 1991
143 Holiday Madonna 1983
144 Shoop Salt-N-Pepa 1993
145 Crazy Gnarls Barkley 2006
146 St. Elmo's Fire John Parr 1985
147 Heart Of Glass Blondie 1979
148 Open Arms Journey 1982
150 Black Horse And The Cherry Tree K.T. Tunstall 2006
151 Rock With You Michael Jackson 1980
152 Calling All Angels Train 2003
153 Big Girls Don't Cry Fergie 2007
154 Walking In Memphis Marc Cohn 1991
155 All Summer Long Kid Rock 2008
156 Dreams Cranberries 1993
157 Call Me Blondie 1980
158 Hey Jealousy Gin Blossoms 1992
159 Heart And Soul T'pau 1987
160 Apologize Timbaland & One Republic 2007
161 Beat It Michael Jackson 1983
162 The Middle Jimmy Eat World 2001
163 If You Could Only See Tonic 1997
164 I Don't Want To Be Gavin Degraw 2004
165 One Week Barenaked Ladies 1998
166 Unwritten Natasha Bedingfield 2006
167 Love Song Sara Barellis 2007
168 Daylight Maroon 5 2013
169 Name Goo Goo Dolls 1995
170 Semi-Charmed Life Third Eye Blind 1997
171 No Rain Blind Melon 1993
172 Closing Time Semisonic 1998
173 The Way Fastball 1998
174 Kryptonite 3 Doors Down 1999
175 Bubbly Colbie Caillat 2007
176 Home Daughtry 2007
177 I'm The Only One Melissa Etheridge 1994
178 The Promise When In Rome 1988
179 Hanging By A Moment Lifehouse 2000
180 Follow Me Uncle Kracker 2000
181 Before He Cheats Carrie Underwood 2006
182 Friday I'm In Love The Cure 1992
183 Keep Your Hands To Yourself Georgia Satellites 1986
184 This Love Maroon 5 2003
185 Broken Wings Mr. Mister 1985
186 Don't Dream It's Over Crowded House 1987
187 The Sweet Escape Gwen Stefani 2007
188 All I Want Toad The Wet Sprocket 1992
189 Every Rose Has Its Thorn Poison 1988
190 I Just Died In Your Arms Cutting Crew 1987
191 Far Away Nickelback 2006
192 Red Red Wine UB40 1988
193 Run To You Bryan Adams 1984
194 Angel Aerosmith 1988
195 Home Phillip Phillips 2012
196 Behind These Hazel Eyes Kelly Clarkson 2005
197 Missing You John Waite 1984
198 Runaway Train Soul Asylum 1992
199 You Might Think Cars 1984
200 Push Matchbox 20 1997
201 She Will Be Loved Maroon 5 2004
202 Soak Up The Sun Sheryl Crow 2002
203 Head Over Heels Tears For Fears 1985
204 Superman Five For Fighting 2001
205 Waiting On The World To Change John Mayer 2006
206 Bring Me To Life Evanescence 2002
207 The Way It Is Bruce Hornsby 1986
208 1999 Prince 1982
209 The Tide Is High Blondie 1981
210 Whataya Want From Me? Adam Lambert 2010
211 You Found Me The Fray 2008
212 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 1984
213 Africa Toto 1983
214 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 1981
215 Torn Natalie Imbruglia 1998
216 Brass In Pocket Pretenders 1980
217 Lovefool The Cardigans 1997
218 Fireflies Owl City 2009
219 Bittersweet Symphony Verve 1997
220 It's My Life Bon Jovi 2000
221 Need You Now Lady Antebellum 2009
222 That's All Genesis 1983
223 Heaven Is A Place On Earth Belinda Carlisle 1987
224 It's Been Awhile Staind 2001
225 Little Miss Can't Be Wrong Spin Doctors 1992
226 Here Comes The Rain Again Eurythmics 1984
227 Haven't Met You Yet Michael Buble 2010
228 Oh Sherrie Steve Perry 1984
229 All She Wants To Do Is Dance Don Henley 1985
230 Feels Like Tonight Daughtry 2008
231 Jumper Third Eye Blind 1998
232 Everything You Want Vertical Horizon 2000
233 Talking In Your Sleep Romantics 1983
234 Sister Christian Night Ranger 1984
235 Barely Breathing Duncan Sheik 1997
236 What About Love Heart 1985
237 Freeze-Frame J Geils Band 1982
238 Walkin' On The Sun Smash Mouth 1997
239 A Thousand Miles Vanessa Carlton 2002
240 Somebody That I Used To Know Gotye 2011
241 Somebody's Baby Jackson Browne 1982
242 Breakfast At Tiffany's Deep Blue Something 1995
243 Do You Believe In Love Huey Lewis And The News 1982
244 Sugar Maroon 5 2015
245 Time After Time Cyndi Lauper 1984
246 Manic Monday The Bangles 1986
247 Drift Away Uncle Kracker 2001
248 Crash Into Me Dave Matthews Band 1997
249 I Love You Always Forever Donna Lewis 1996
250 Save Tonight Eagle Eye Cherry 1998
251 Urgent Foreigner 1981
252 Alone Heart 1987
253 Big Yellow Taxi Counting Crows 2002
254 Break Even The Script 2010
255 Take My Breath Away Berlin 1986
256 Abracadabra Steve Miller Band 1982
257 The Power Of Love Huey Lewis And The News 1985
258 Can't Fight This Feeling R.E.O. Speedwagon 1985
259 Kiss Me Sixpence None The Richer 1998
260 Into The Groove Madonna 1985
261 Lean On Me Club Nouveau 1987
262 Payphone Maroon 5 2012
263 Faith George Michael 1987
264 If You're Gone Matchbox 20 2000
265 Kiss From A Rose Seal 1995
266 I Would Die 4 U Prince 1984
267 Tom's Diner Dna/Suzanne Vega 1990
268 These Dreams Heart 1986
269 She's A Beauty Tubes 1983
270 Heaven Bryan Adams 1985
271 Drive Cars 1984
272 Your Body Is A Wonderland John Mayer 2002
273 Harden My Heart Quarterflash 1981
274 I'll Be There For You Bon Jovi 1989
275 I'll Be Edwin Mccain 1998
276 You Dropped A Bomb On Me The Gap Band 1982
277 Tubthumping Chumbawumba 1997
278 I Can See Clearly Now Jimmy Cliff 1994
279 It's My Life No Doubt 2003
280 If It Makes You Happy Sheryl Crow 1996
281 Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye 1982
282 Say It Right Nelly Furtado 2006
283 Let It Whip The Dazz Band 1982
284 Bad Romance Lady Gaga 2009
285 No One Alicia Keys 2007
286 Let's Go Crazy Prince 1984
287 I Won't Give Up Jason Mraz 2012
288 Angel Shaggy 2001
289 Genie In A Bottle Christina Aguilera 1999
290 Crazy Seal 1991
291 What's Love Got To Do With It Tina Turner 1984
292 Rosanna Toto 1982
293 Walking On Broken Glass Annie Lennox 1992
294 Vogue Madonna 1990
295 Hold My Hand Hootie And The Blowfish 1994
296 Roll With It Steve Winwood 1988
297 Emotions Mariah Carey 1991
298 Come On Get Higher Matt Nathanson 2009
299 Groove Is In The Heart Deee-Lite 1990
300 Easy Lover Phil Collins & Phillip Bailey 1984
301 Stronger Kelly Clarkson 2012
302 You're Beautiful James Blunt 2006
303 Let The Music Play Shannon 1983
304 The Heart Of Rock And Roll Huey Lewis And The News 1984
305 Spiderwebs No Doubt 1996
306 Always Be My Baby Mariah Carey 1996
307 Kyrie Mr. Mister 1986
308 Fast Car Tracy Chapman 1988
309 Linger Cranberries 1993
310 Rhythm Of Love Plain White T's 2010
311 Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley 1988
312 Forever Young Rod Stewart 1988
313 Gypsy Fleetwood Mac 1982
314 Give A Little Bit Goo Goo Dolls 2004
315 Wonderwall Oasis 1995
316 Kiss On My List Hall & Oates 1981
317 The Remedy Jason Mraz 2002
318 My Immortal Evanescence 2003
319 Borderline Madonna 1984
320 No Scrubs TLC 1999
321 Ordinary World Duran Duran 1992
322 Break My Stride Matthew Wilder 1983
323 Maneater Hall & Oates 1982
324 The Look Roxette 1989
325 Straight Up Paula Abdul 1989
326 Someday Mariah Carey 1991
327 Heart And Soul Huey Lewis And The News 1983
328 Never Surrender Corey Hart 1985
329 Father Figure George Michael 1988
330 Believe Cher 1999
331 Because Of You Kelly Clarkson 2005
332 Into The Night Benny Mardones 1989
333 Private Eyes Hall & Oates 1981
334 I've Been Thinking About You Londonbeat 1991
335 How Will I Know Whitney Houston 1986
336 Gloria Laura Branigan 1982
337 Listen To Your Heart D.H.T. 2005
338 I Knew I Loved You Savage Garden 2000
339 Breakaway Kelly Clarkson 2004
340 Magic Cars 1984
341 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' Michael Jackson 1983
342 Caribbean Queen Billy Ocean 1984
343 Give Me One Reason Tracy Chapman 1995
344 Uptown Girl Billy Joel 1983
345 Fallin' Alicia Keys 2001
346 Wicked Game Chris Isaak 1990
347 Walk Away Kelly Clarkson 2006
348 No Such Thing John Mayer 2001
349 Flashdance Irene Cara 1983
350 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 1981
351 The Reason Hoobastank 2003
352 Never Say Goodbye Bon Jovi 1986
353 Shadows Of The Night Pat Benatar 1983
354 P.Y.T. Michael Jackson 1983
355 Picture Kid Rock/Sheryl Crow 2002
356 Meet Virginia Train 1999
357 I Can Dream About You Dan Hartman 1984
358 Family Affair Mary J. Blige 2001
359 It Must Have Been Love Roxette 1990
360 A Little Respect Erasure 1988
361 Kokomo Beach Boys 1988
362 Can't Help Falling In Love UB40 1993
363 As Long As You Love Me Backstreet Boys 1997
364 Get The Party Started Pink 2001
365 Everything She Wants Wham 1985
366 I Want A New Drug Huey Lewis And The News 1984
367 Thank You Dido 2000
368 Mambo #5 Lou Bega 1999
369 Everyday Is A Winding Road Sheryl Crow 1996
370 Truly Madly Deeply Savage Garden 1998
371 The Way You Make Me Feel Michael Jackson 1988
372 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now Starship 1987
373 Take Me Home Phil Collins 1986
374 Let's Groove Earth, Wind, And Fire 1981
375 Man In The Mirror Michael Jackson 1988
376 Leather And Lace Stevie Nicks & Don Henley 1981
377 Total Eclipse Of The Heart Nicki French 1995
378 That Don't Impress Me Much Shania Twain 1999
379 Miss Independent Kelly Clarkson 2003
380 Human Nature Michael Jackson 1984
381 I've Had The Time Of My Life Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes 1987
382 Would I Lie To You? Eurythmics 1985
383 Mad About You Belinda Carlisle 1986
384 Collide Howie Day 2005
385 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go Wham 1984
386 Bust A Move Young M.C. 1989
387 I Feel For You Chaka Khan 1984
388 Baby I Love Your Way Big Mountain 1994
389 What Is Love Haddaway 1993
390 Gettin' Jiggy Wit It Will Smith 1998
391 Killing Me Softly Fugees 1996
392 You Gotta Be Des'ree 1994
393 Hungry Eyes Eric Carmen 1987
394 Hero Mariah Carey 1993
395 TRUE Spandau Ballet 1983
396 I Hope You Dance Leann Womack 2000
397 Let's Hear It For The Boy Deniece Williams 1984
398 When I Think Of You Janet Jackson 1986
399 Beautiful Christina Aguilera 2003
400 Stop Draggin' My Heart Around Stevie Nicks/Tom Petty 1981
401 Funky Cold Medina Tone Loc 1989
402 Quit Playing Games With My Heart Backstreet Boys 1997
403 Good Vibrations Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch 1991
404 I'll Stand By You Pretenders 1994
405 I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys 1997
406 I'll Be Missing You Puff Daddy/Faith Evans 1997
407 What A Girl Wants Christina Aguilera 2000
408 Careless Whisper Wham 1985
409 Learning To Fly Tom Petty 1991
410 I Try Macy Gray 1999
411 Return Of The Mack Mark Morrison 1997
412 My Life Would Suck Without You Kelly Clarkson 2009
413 While You See A Chance Steve Winwood 1981
414 All That She Wants Ace Of Base 1993
415 Push It Salt-N-Pepa 1988
416 La Bamba Los Lobos 1987
417 Say Hey (I Love You) Michael Franti 2009
418 You Were Meant For Me Jewel 1996
419 We Belong Together Mariah Carey 2005
420 The Impression That I Get Mighty Mighty Bosstones 1997
421 I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) Hall & Oates 1982
422 Waiting For A Girl Like You Foreigner 1981
423 Upside Down Diana Ross 1980
424 Lady (You Bring Me Up) Commodores 1981
425 All Through The Night Cyndi Lauper 1984
426 So Emotional Whitney Houston 1988
427 Too Close Next 1998
428 Whatta Man Salt-N-Pepa/En Vogue 1993
429 The Way You Do The Things You Do UB40 1990
430 Landslide Dixie Chicks 2001
431 I Will Remember You Sara Mcclachlan 1999
432 I'll Make Love To You Boyz Ii Men 1994
433 I'm Like A Bird Nelly Furtado 2000
434 Tell It To My Heart Taylor Dayne 1987
435 Live To Tell Madonna 1986
436 Finally Ce Ce Peniston 1991
437 My Lovin' En Vogue 1992
438 Man! I Feel Like A Woman! Shania Twain 1999
439 Say My Name Destiny's Child 1999
440 What Goes Around Comes Around Justin Timberlake 2006
441 How Do You Talk To An Angel The Heights 1992
442 The Way You Move Outkast 2004
443 Where Is The Love Black Eyed Peas 2003
444 Hips Don't Lie Shakira/Wyclef Jean 2006
445 Rehab Amy Winehouse 2006
446 Right Here Waiting Richard Marx 1989
447 Creep TLC 1995
448 My Prerogative Bobby Brown 1989
449 Breathe (2 Am) Anna Nalick 2005
450 Crazy In Love Beyonce/Destiny's Child 2003
451 The Way You Love Me Faith Hill 2000
452 I'll Be There Mariah Carey 1992
453 Set Adrift On Memory Bliss P.M. Dawn 1991
454 Buffalo Stance Neneh Cherry 1989
455 I Could Not Ask For More Edwin Mccain 1999
456 Rock Steady Whispers 1987
457 Stay Lisa Loeb 1994
458 The Heat Is On Glenn Frey 1984
459 Real Love Mary J. Blige 1992
460 My Heart Would Go On Celine Dion 1997
461 You Are Lionel Richie 1982
462 Tearin' Up My Heart N Sync 1998
463 Can You Feel The Love Tonight Elton John 1994
464 I Need To Know Marc Anthony 1999
465 Close To You Maxi Priest 1990
466 Show Me Love Robyn 1997
467 Don't Cha Pussycat Dolls 2005
468 All My Life Kc & Jojo 1997
469 This Is How We Do It Montell Jordan 1995
470 Take Your Time (Do It Right) S.O.S. Band 1980
471 Fields Of Gold Sting/Police 1993
472 Tears In Heaven Eric Clapton 1992
473 Head To Toe Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam 1987
474 Pump Up The Jam Technotronic 1989
475 Hold Me Fleetwood Mac 1982
476 She's Like The Wind Patrick Swayze 1987
477 Kiss Me Deadly Lita Ford 1988
478 Every Little Step Bobby Brown 1989
479 Ignition R. Kelly 2003
480 Strike It Up Black Box 1991
481 In My House Mary Jane Girls 1985
482 Don't Wanna Fall In Love Jane Child 1990
483 Cry Me A River Justin Timberlake 2002
484 Sunday Morning Maroon 5 2005
485 Vision Of Love Mariah Carey 1990
486 Everybody Everybody Black Box 1990
487 Hollaback Girl Gwen Stefani/No Doubt 2005
488 Baby One More Time Britney Spears 1998
489 You're Still The One Shania Twain 1998
490 I Want You Back N Sync/Justin Timberlake 1998
491 Ice Ice Baby Vanilla Ice 1990
492 Lady Marmalade Christina Aguilera/Pink 2001
493 If This Is It Huey Lewis And The News 1984
494 Fantasy Mariah Carey 1995
495 Like I Love You Justin Timberlake 2002
496 Dirrty Christina Aguilera 2002
497 Motownphilly Boyz Ii Men 1991
498 I'm Still Standing Elton John 1983
499 I Love Your Smile Shanice 1992
500 Can't Take My Eyes Off You Lauryn Hill 1998