Cream Say “Goodbye”

Cream Say “Goodbye”

Nothing last’s forever. Not even for the world’s first – and most successful – supergroup. Cream released their appropriately titled final album “Goodbye” 50 years ago today, February 15, 1969. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Landmark / PR Photos

Win tickets to Lynyrd Skynyrd

Win tickets to Lynyrd Skynyrd

Listen to First Thing Fairfield County with Allan Lamberti this week at 7:15am for your chance to play the BankersLife.com 30 Second Song Challenge to win a pair of tickets to Lynyrd Skynyrd at  Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, May 24! Tickets are on sale through ticketmaster.com. Brought to you by 95.9 THE FOX and…

Heart’s Valentine’s Day Gift

Heart’s Valentine’s Day Gift

They were already big in Canada, but Heart chose a most appropriate date to release their debut in the United States – Valentine’s Day. On this date, February 14, 1976, we finally got “Dreamboat Annie.” Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: A. Gilbert / PR Photos

Pink Floyd’s Rock Record Sets A Record

Pink Floyd’s Rock Record Sets A Record

Some albums have real staying power. That was the case for Pink Floyd when after 8 years, they set the record for longest-running rock album on the Billboard 200 chart on this date, February 13, 1981…and that was only halfway during their historic run. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Rui M.…

Rush’s Big Move

Rush’s Big Move

The progressive bands of the ’70s had to make a change as the ’80s began. Rush would embrace new sounds and become superstars with their 8th album “Moving Pictures,” released on this date, February 12, 1981. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Evan J. Thomas / PR Photos

Win tickets to a screening of Blazing Saddles with a Q&A with Burton Gilliam

Win tickets to a screening of Blazing Saddles with a Q&A with Burton Gilliam

Listen for the Fox Box Office to open this Saturday with a pair of tickets to a screening of Blazing Saddles with a Q&A with Burton Gilliam at the Ridgefield Playhouse Friday, February 22. Contest Line: 203-845-3020 Win and you’re qualified to win the Grand Prize of a Meet and Greet with Burton Gilliam before…

Carole King Weaves Her “Tapestry”

Carole King Weaves Her “Tapestry”

She wrote some of the biggest hits of the ’60s for others, but her songs of the ’70s she kept for herself. Carole King became a superstar when she released “Tapestry” this week in 1971. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Daniel Locke / PR Photos

WATCH: The FOXy Awards

WATCH: The FOXy Awards

Who cares about the Grammys on Sunday? Everyone knows that the FOXys are the real awards!!

The Hit Written To Please One Critic

The Hit Written To Please One Critic

It was never a part of the original plan, but in an effort to get a positive review from one music critic, as a goof Pete Townshend wrote a hit song about pinball. The Who recorded that song – “Pinball Wizard” – 50 years ago today on February 7, 1969. Allan looks back in today’s…

Big Changes Coming To The Norwalk Public Library

Big Changes Coming To The Norwalk Public Library

Last week, the Norwalk Public Library made a big announcement about the future of the library. Executive Director Christine Bradley stopped by First Thing Fairfield County to chat about it, and also why libraries are “having a moment” right now and what else the library has in store for 2019! Image: noipornpan / iStock /…