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Recently, UCR put out a list of the Top 50 Yacht Rock Songs of all time. This was right up our alley so we wanted to break down the Top 10 songs on the I-95 Morning Show. We analyzed them a couple at a time throughout our four-hour show. I thought it was one of the funniest things we've done in awhile so I decided to edit the segments together for your enjoyment.

PART 1 - We kicked things off with a Hall & Oates chat. 

PART 2 - The end of our analysis focuses mainly on the genius of Michael McDonald. 

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We had plenty of laughs but in all seriousness, it is remarkable how prolific Michael McDonald is. He has left an indelible mark all over the American songbook.

Here are the Songs from 10-6, you can find 5-1 and the rest of the list below.

10. "Rich Girl," Daryl Hall & John Oates (1976)

This blue-eyed-soul single, the duo’s first No. 1 hit, lashes out at a supposedly entitled heir to a fast-food chain. (The original lyric was the less-catchy “rich guy”; that one change may have earned them millions.) But there’s nothing bitter about that groove, built on Hall’s electric piano stabs and staccato vocal hook. (Reed)

9. "Fooled Around and Fell in Love," Elvin Bishop (1975)

Elvin Bishop made his biggest pop-chart splash with "Fooled Around and Fell In Love," permanently changing the first line of his bio from a former member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band to a solo star in his own right.

8. "Baker Street," Gerry Rafferty (1978)

Gerry Rafferty already had a taste of success when his band Stealers Wheel hit the Top 10 with the Dylanesque "Stuck in the Middle With You" in 1973. His first solo album after the group's split, City to City, made it to No. 1 in 1978, thanks in great part to its hit single "Baker Street" (which spent six frustrating weeks at No. 2).

7. "Dirty Work," Steely Dan (1972)

In just about three minutes, Steely Dan tells a soap-opera tale of an affair between a married woman and a man who is well aware he's being played but is too hopelessly hooked to end things. "

6. "Ride Like the Wind," Christopher Cross (1979)

“Ride Like the Wind” is ostensibly a song about a tough-as-nails outlaw racing for the border of Mexico under cover of night, but there’s nothing remotely dangerous about Christopher Cross’ lithe tenor or the peppy piano riffs and horns propelling the tune.

Top 50 Yacht Rock Songs

It's National Croissant Day! Stop By One of These 8 Delectable CT Bakeries

Today is National Croissant Day! Happy Croissant Day to you, my friend.

No, I'm not making this up; it's a real holiday. According to Blank Calendar Pages:

Croissant Day is celebrated on January 30th each year to recognize the perfect breakfast pastry – croissants."

Since it's a Tuesday and a somewhat dreary time of the year, let's take the opportunity to celebrate something whenever we can. And what better choice than the croissant? Why not now? Why not us? In acknowledgment of this special day, I conducted some research to find some of the best-rated bakeries to get a fresh croissant in the state. Here are eight of these wonderful places.

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