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  • Keener’s Competitive Edge

    It was the ultimate dream come true for a Keenerfan. An invitation-only 50th birthday party for our favorite radi0 station at the Red Eye Grille in Manhattan. Many of the WKNR Keymen live here now and those who didn’t came from every other corner of the country to celebrate lifelong friendships and remember Camelot. That’s […]

    Jun 16th, 2014 | Filed under Keener
  • The Keener “Originals”

    When we think about our own relationships with WKNR, they invariably gravitate to the air personalities. Keener emerged from the pack with a carefully crafted playlist, but the real magic were the Keener Keymen of Music. These were the entertainers who ultimately invented the WKNR vibe and elevated it to a high art. Consultant Mike […]

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    Jun 12th, 2014 | Filed under Keener
  • How many Beatle song titles can you find in this picture?

    Thanks to Burton Cummings (of the Guess Who) for sharing this with us.

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    Jun 8th, 2014 | Filed under Keener
  • The Day the Beatles Owned the Top 5

    From the Beatles Facebook Page: Friday, April 4, 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ record-making invasion of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with a sweep of the entire Top 5! The Beatles also had seven other songs peppering the Hot 100 chart (there were a whopping 12 Beatles songs on that week’s […]

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    Jun 2nd, 2014 | Filed under Keener
  • Summer in the (Motor) City

    Here’s a trivia question. When Bob Green came back on the former WKNR airwaves for the 2009 Woodward Dream Cruise, what was the first song he played? You guessed it. “Summer in the City” by the Lovin Spoonful. During the Keener era, you didn’t need to drive to Cedar Point. Edgewater Park was in the […]

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    Jun 1st, 2014 | Filed under Keener
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