50 Years, 50 Albums: Vote for 1991’s Album

50 Years, 50 Albums: Vote for 1991’s Album

Every Friday at 1pm Mike Lapitino plays 4 songs off a classic album from the past 50 years. This week we’re celebrating 1991 and we want you to pick the album! This week’s picks are: Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood Sugar Sex Magik Metallica – Metallica Nirvana – Nevermind Vote on Twitter at 991PLRFM Visit…

99.1 PLR Fantastic Four

99.1 PLR Fantastic Four

Share your favorite music selection of 99.1 PLR’s past 50 years. Send in your four favorite song of the last 50 years and every Friday at 10pm, we’ll play them. Send your Fantastic Four songs, why you love them and your daytime phone number to Allan.Lamberti@ConnoisseurCT.com

Throwback Concert: Iron Maiden at New Haven Coliseum 1991

Throwback Concert: Iron Maiden at New Haven Coliseum 1991

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1991! That year PLR welcomed Iron Maiden at New Haven Coliseum. Iron Maiden hit the road for its “No Prayer On The Road” Tour and brought special guest Anthrax with them. They were supporting their eighth studio album, “No…

Throwback Concert: Steve Miller Band at Lake Compounce 1991

Throwback Concert: Steve Miller Band at Lake Compounce 1991

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1991! That year PLR welcomed the Steve Miller Band to Bristol’s Lake Compounce. Steve Miller hit the road in 1991 and made a return visit to ‘The Lake.’ In fact, it was the third straight summer he played at…

99.1 PLR McDermott Chevrolet & Lexus This Year in PLR History: 1991

99.1 PLR McDermott Chevrolet & Lexus This Year in PLR History: 1991

PLR is 50! All of 2021, we are celebrating our 50th Anniversary. Check out the PLR archives here and check out some of the station’s great history. Listen daily at 11am, 1pm, 5pm and 9pm as we highlight some of the great music from all 50 years. This week is 1991. Every day, we will dip into…

50 Years, 50 Albums 1977: Rumours

50 Years, 50 Albums 1977: Rumours

What started as a British Blues Band in London with founding members Mick Fleetwood, John McVie and Danny Kirwin, Fleetwood Mac became the band that has broken records with album sales. Up until 1975 Fleetwood Mac changed members often creating different sounds and styles on each album. Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks joined in 1975…

Throwback Concert: Emerson, Lake & Palmer at New Haven Coliseum 1977

Throwback Concert: Emerson, Lake & Palmer at New Haven Coliseum 1977

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1977! That year PLR presented Emerson, Lake & Palmer at New Haven Coliseum. ELP was on its “Works Tour” to support their “Works Volume 1″ and Works Volume 2” studio albums that both came out separately in 1977. Among…

Hummels PLR 99 One-on-One: Rick Allison

Hummels PLR 99 One-on-One: Rick Allison

Rick Allison began his career at WPLR in 1975 and has done everything from part time news, mornings (multiple times), program director, the voice of the station, to hosting the longest running local band show in the history of radio (heard every Sunday night). He’s been fired several times but the universe will not allow…