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Mispronounced Names


Yesterday Ric Ocasek passed away at his home in New York City. Ocasek was the leader of The Cars whose hits were ubiquitous on rock radio and MTV from the late 1970s into 1980s. The band was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. Mr. Ocasek (pronounced oh-CASS-ek) had one of those names that was often mispronounced. Maybe this matters more to me than you, but what other artists have names that are often mispronounced? We'll try to figure it all out with a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Hozier "Movement"

Shawn Colvin "Climb On (A Back That's Strong)"

Sufjan Stevens "Should Have Known Better"

Jorma Kaukonen "Genesis"