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Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach wants to see you at Rock Allegiance!

MMR is ready for another year of Rock Allegiance (10/6/18) and so is Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach! He called Jaxon and Sara to talk about which bands he's most excited to see at the festival, plus the things he learned while recovering from vocal surgery, and memories of past Philly shows (there are cheesesteaks…

Andrew W.K. Parties with Jaxon and Sara

Andrew WK is a man of many titles: the King of Partying, the President of Positivity, Rock N' Roll's Self-Help Guru. He called WMMR to serve up party wisdom to Jaxon and Sara and explain his philosophy on life, how embracing challenge can alter your viewpoint, and why Monday is actually the best day of…

Warren Zevon - Lawyers, Guns and Money - Live from the MMaRchives

This Live From The MMaRchives cut is from the era of The Morning Zoo’s Atlantic City broadcasts, around 1987. Warren Zevon was a one-of-a-kind musician, equal parts intellectual and eccentric, and he loved Philadelphia. In fact, as "The Professor" Kevin Gunn explains in today's podcast, Zevon lived in Philly for a time. "Lawyers, Guns and…

Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead or Alive - Live from the MMaRchives

Bon Jovi helped WMMR celebrate 50 years of rock n' roll in Philadelphia with a special birthday concert at the Wells Fargo Center on 5/3/2018. During the all-day broadcast from the show, Pierre Robert explains that this version of "Wanted Dead Or Alive" comes from his very first conversation with the band, on October 14th,…

Matisyahu - One Day - Live from the MMaRchives

Mastiyahu has become a friend of the Preston & Steve Show over the years, and that friendship began with his first visit to the MMR studios on July 8th, 2009, the morning of a tour stop at the Electric Factory. We didn’t know a whole lot about Matisyahu at the time, but after this interview and…

The Pretenders - Talk of the Town - Live from the MMaRchives

Today's Live from the MMaRchives pick is from an MMaRchive Session with Chrissie Hynde and James Walbourne of The Pretenders, hosted by Pierre Robert on May 8th, 2008. They played several songs from the album that was new at the time, Break Up The Concrete, but towards the end of the session they pulled one…

Joe Jackson - Is She Really Going Out With Him - Live from the MMaRchives

In the 1970s and early ‘80s, the Bijou Café was Philadelphia’s premier showcase for up-and-coming acts; Barry Manilow, U2, Prince and many others performed at this tiny club on Lombard Street. Joe Jackson was there in 1979 supporting his debut album Look Sharp!. This pick from the MMaRchives is his first hit, “Is She Really Going…