Mr. Classic

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As the host of the Saturday Night Live House Party on 98.5 WNCX, Mr.Classic has been rocking weekends for over 25 years in Cleveland. Starting in radio in Columbus, Ohio, Mr.Classic is a Clevelander through and through. Born and raised in Cleveland, he just had to move back to his hometown.

Raised as an eastsider, his father was an eastsider and his mother was a westsider and he has lived on the eastside, southside and now the westside. Not only does he know a lot about rock n roll but a great deal about Ohio history. When not on the radio Mr.Classic is one of Ohio’s premier business consultants specializing in owner operator small businesses.

Mr.Classic also works part-time for the Northeast Ohio American Red Cross as a volunteer recruiter. He is always seeking quality individuals to volunteer in one of the four major areas the Red Cross needs: Disaster Services, Blood Services, International and Domestic Military Family Support and Health & Education Services.

You can reach Mr.Classic for requests at: 216-578-1985

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Mr.Classic’s Blues Pick of the Day Tom Waits Ol’ 55

Ol’ 55 the way it was written.

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Deep Purple Perfect Strangers

Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, and Ian Gillan all got great recognition with Deep Purple. Regardless of lineup changes Deep Purple remains a constant in the British hard rock community. Some of the greatest perennial rock […]

01/19/2017

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Allman Brothers Into the Mystic

Just a great version of this fantastic tune.

01/17/2017

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Rush 2112

Rush 2112 “2112” (pronounced twenty-one twelve) is a side-long title track from Canadian rock band Rush’s 1976 album of the same name. The overture and the first section, Temples of Syrinx, were released as a […]

12/30/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Sniff n The Tears Driver’s Seat

Sniff n The Tears Driver’s Seat “Driver’s Seat” is a 1978 song by the British band Sniff ‘n’ the Tears that appears on their debut album, Fickle Heart. The band is considered a one-hit wonder […]

12/29/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Simple Man Lynyrd Skynyrd

Simple Man Lynyrd Skynyrd “Simple Man” Lynyrd Skynyrd’s second album, (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd). The song is one of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s most popular songs. Since the song became available for digital download, it has become Lynyrd […]

12/28/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day The Who Magic Bus

The Who Magic Bus The majority of the British Invasion was the remodeling of great American Blues. A clear example of the is Magic Bus from the Whooooo. The song makes use of the Bo […]

12/27/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Stephen Stills Treetop Flyer

Stephen Stills Treetop Flyer Stills Alone is an album released in 1991 by Stephen Stills. The album features Stills on acoustic and electric guitar, with minimal or no backing on the majority of the tracks. […]

12/26/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day 38 Special Chain Lightning

One of the greatest 38 special songs.

12/17/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Russ Ballard Voices

Just flat out a fantastic tune.

12/15/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Ozzy Osbourne Bark at the Moon

A regular request when the moon is out.

12/14/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day The Doors Peace Frog/Blue Sunday

The Doors Peace Frog/Blue Sunday “Peace Frog” is a song by The Doors which appears on their fifth studio album Morrison Hotel. It was released on vinyl in February 1970 by Elektra/Asylum Records and produced […]

12/13/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day I Believe In Father Christmas Greg Lake

I Believe In Father Christmas Greg Lake “I Believe in Father Christmas” is a song by English musician Greg Lake with lyrics by Peter Sinfield. Although it is often categorised as a Christmas song, this […]

12/12/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Bob Seger Night Moves

Some people grow their career piece by piece little by little; others have an event or milestone that changes everything. Yes in 1976 here in Cleveland we knew who Bob Seger was and the talent of his band.

12/09/2016

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Is it Time for a Major Change for Campaign Rules?

Would better rules yield more voter?

11/25/2016

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Tonight The Peanuts All-Star Jam 2016 on Lorain Ave.

Great party the day before Thanksgiving, many out of town friends.

11/23/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Rolling Stones Memory Motel

Have you ever visited the Memory Motel?

11/22/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Led Zeppelin Dazed and Confused

Truly a nice laid back think about past relationships Led Zeppelin song.

10/28/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Dr. John Season of the Witch

The best cut from the “Blues Brothers 2000 Soundtrack”.

10/14/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Blue Oyster Cult Buck’s Boogie

One of the great Blue Oyster Cult under played songs Buck’s Boogie

09/28/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Golden Earring Vanilla Queen

Golden Earring – Vanilla Queen “Vanilla Queen” twice samples Marilyn Monroe’s character in There’s No Business Like Show Business: “Well, in simple English I’m…” from the “Lazy” performance and “What’s your name, Honey?” from the […]

09/14/2016

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Thank You Letter To LeBron James From Ohio

You have done more than we asked for LeBron James THANK YOU!

09/09/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day You Shook Me Led Zeppelin

This is the best all tine LED ZEPPELIN version of You Shook Me.

09/02/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Eddie Money Think I’m In Love

Eddie Money – Think I’m In Love So does it really matter if you hate or love this song? Would believe if you had a mirror on you while it was playing you will be […]

08/31/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Thin Lizzy Whiskey in the jar

A song that reflects a tale over 2,000 years old.,

08/30/2016

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2 O’ Clock 4-Play Tuesday 8.30.16 98.5 WNCX

Rock You Like a Hurricane – SCORPIONS Steppenwolf – Rock Me Baby Steve Miller Band – Rock ‘N Me   The Kinks – A Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Enjoy!

08/30/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Rush Working Man

One of those great Cleveland songs.

08/29/2016

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Support Local Music Please Donate in the Saturday Night Live House Party

Supporting local music is very important in northeast Ohio. Going to local venues, seeing local groups and bands that come visit from out of town not only helps the economy but allows that location to […]

08/27/2016

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Great Tunes This Weekend at Lorain County Music Fest 3 Days

Great weekend of music three days for just $20 with primitive camping.

08/01/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Blind Faith Can’t find My Way Home

Blind Faith Can’t find My Way Home A song that somehow might be more of a state of mind than the song in itself. Most versions come with a haunting guitar that gives you a […]

07/31/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Bob Seger We’ve Got Tonight

A Bob Seger ballard with the feeling you just get with Seger.

07/30/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Stevie Ray Vaughan Tin Pan Alley

One of Stevie Ray Vaghan’s greatest songs.

07/29/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Golden Earring Vanilla Queen

The Moontan album from Golden Earring is a must have for any classic rock fan.

07/28/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Highway Star Deep Purple

Great song for your driving pleasure.

07/27/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Montrose Rock Candy

Simply put on of the greatest Classic Rock songs.

07/08/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Aerosmith Pink

Oh Yes Pink is my favorite crayon

07/07/2016

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The Claypool Lennon Delirium at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park this Weekend

Claypool Lennon Delirium a show not to miss at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.

06/15/2016

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Mr.Classic in Medina 2:30p Saturday June 6th at Bill Doraty KIA

Join Mr.Classic Saturday Jun 11, 2016 – 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Bill Doraty Kia 2925 Medina Road
Medina, OH 44256

06/10/2016

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Mr.Classic in Parma Saturday June 6th at Eastwood Automotive

Come meet Mr. Classic at Eastwood Automotive Tools Parma 11am – 1pm Saturday June 11th 5673 Ridge Road Parma, OH 44129. You work on your car or metal this is your place. Come win prizes […]

06/10/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Pink Floyd Echoes

One of the longer Pink Floyd songs but a great one.

06/10/2016

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A Great Places to Visit on Memorial Day Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

A place to remember those who have fallen for us and our country.

05/27/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Neil Young Motorcycle Mama

Such a great Neil Young tune from “Comes a Time”.

05/17/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Eric Clapton Crossroads

Crossroads is one of Eric Clapton’s best songs.

05/14/2016

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Mr.Classic’s Classic Rock Pick of the Day Earth Quake-Friday on My Mind

It’s Friday the 13th, I got Friday on my mind.

05/13/2016

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