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The going-ons at an FM radio station serve as the vehicle for a bombardment of 1970s rock hits, as well as concert footage of Ronstadt and Buffet, in this comedy. The accompanying story concerns some disk jockeys' reactions to their station's change to a more commercial format and its proposed sale to the Army. The station manager (Brandon) is so upset...read more

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The going-ons at an FM radio station serve as the vehicle for a bombardment of 1970s rock hits, as well as concert footage of Ronstadt and Buffet, in this comedy. The accompanying story concerns some disk jockeys' reactions to their station's change to a more commercial format and its

proposed sale to the Army. The station manager (Brandon) is so upset by the switch that he quits, leaving the rest of the staff to hijack the station, barricading themselves inside and broadcasting their playlist to the audience. In the end their efforts go for naught, but the disillusioned

protesters--including Mull, Karras, Little, Yates, and Brennan--are pardoned for their minirebellion. Mull, as a spaced-out DJ, steals the show, emanating energy with which neither the other actors nor the music can compete. Songs include "FM," "Do It Again," "FM Reprise" (Walter Becker, Donald

Fagen), "Livingston Saturday Night" (Jimmy Buffet), "The Key to My Kingdom" (Maxwell Davis, Claude Baum, Joe Josea), "Green Grass and High Tides" (Hugh Thomasson), "Life in the Fast Lane" (Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Glenn Frey), "Bad Man" (J.D. Sputher, Frey), "Poor, Poor Pitiful Me" (Warren Zevon),

"Love Me Tender" (Elvis Presley, Vera Matson), "Life's Been Good" (Joe Walsh), "Cold as Ice" (Mick Jones, Lew Gramus), "Feels Like the First Time" (Jones), "Slow Ride" (Dave Peverett), "Night Moves" (Bob Seger), "Sentimental Lady" (Bob Welch), "Fly like an Eagle" (Steve Miller), "Just the Way You

Are" (Billy Joel), "Lido Shuffle" (Boz Scaggs), "Hollywood" (Scaggs, Michael Omartin), "Your Smiling Face" (James Taylor), "We Will Rock You" (Brian May, Freddy Mercury), and "More Than a Feeling" (Tom Scholz).

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