FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Melissa Bachtel
(FEBRUARY 2012) – As the Rolling Stones mark their 50th anniversary in April, Envision Radio Networks® and Classic Rock Live are celebrating with a FREE two-hour radio special spotlighting the best versions of their legendary hits, captured live and in concert.
The Classic Rock Live Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Special will count down the best live Rolling Stones songs as determined by listener votes and feature excerpts from interviews that host Pierre Robert has conducted over the years with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ron Wood.
Listeners will determine which Rolling Stones tunes makes the cut by casting their votes online at affiliated station websites or at http://classicsrocklive.com/crlrs/crlrs.html, where they will be able to choose from a list of nearly 50 Stones favorites including “When The Whip Comes Down,” “Beast of Burden,” “Midnight Rambler” and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”!
The Classic Rock Live Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Special will be available for broadcast beginning March 26th through the end of April. Interested stations should contact Melissa Bachtel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-831-3761 for broadcast details.
About Classic Rock Live:
Classic Rock Live is the first “concert” radio show to adapt to the way people listen to music today by incorporating ten or more live performances from a variety of artists every hour, featuring rare and exclusive live versions of rock classics from such artists as Tom Petty, Aerosmith, The Who, U2, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Each week, Classic Rock Live includes the latest tour and artist news along with the exclusive “Wish You Were There,” segment, which highlights rock and roll dream pairings such as Jimmy Page joining Aerosmith on-stage or Roger Waters joined by Eric Clapton. Rarities are played in the “Unreleased Live” segment and the radio show ends each week with an “Encore,” featuring the iconic hits that you’ll always find in each band’s set list.
Classic Rock Live host Pierre Robert has been the afternoon drive host at heritage Philadelphia area rock station WMMR-FM for nearly 30 years. A consummate radio professional and concert aficionado, Robert has attended more than a thousand shows all over the globe. No one is better suited to bring an audience great classic rock moments and personal experiences from the most renowned tours.
For more information on Classic Rock Live visit www.classicsrocklive.com. Connect with Classic Rock Live on Twitter at www.twitter.com/classicrocklive and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/classicrocklive.
About Envision Radio Networks®:
Envision Radio Networks® provides content and services to more than 1,200 radio stations and reaches millions of listeners each week. Envision Radio Networks, Inc. is the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in the country and supplies all types of programming and services to radio including morning show prep, short-form vignettes, virtual news-weather-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, long-form weekend programming, 24/7 formats, comedy services, event programming, off-air tools, web content, album releases and artist specials. Envision Radio Networks® is based in Cleveland, Ohio, with offices in New York City and San Francisco.