Howard and Cheap Trick and Fred

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Rob0729, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. Rob0729

    Rob0729 Well-Known Member

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    Ok, I just turned on the show and Howard is talking about how Cheap Trick is the most underrated band (I agree with him on this) and how much he loves them. He goes on saying his favorite song is "If You Want My Love" and goes on saying how he loves how it starts with the lead singer (Robin Zander) saying "I want you to want me".

    He tells Fred to play the song which he plays "If You Want Your Love". Howard says it is the wrong song. Fred said it must be the studio version. Howard says to play the Greatest Hits version. But Fred keeps on playing the same song. Howard just pretends this is the song that he thought he was talking about.

    So this brings up some questions. If Howard is such a huge Cheap Trick fan, how does he not know the difference between "If You Want My Love" and "I Want You To Want Me"? And Fred obviously knew he was talking about the Live at Budakon version of "I Want You To Want Me", but he acted like he didn't know what Howard was talking about. Was Fred purposely making Howard look like an idiot or does he just not care enough about the show to even try? Did Fred tell him before the segment that the song Howard loves was the wrong song (because the song was already cued up when he started to talk about it)?
     
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    Because he knows shit about music. It's always been that way.
     
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    some kind of pre-pre-prank?
     
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    Yeah, I get that, but I don't get why he tries so hard to look like a music expert when all he does is show how little he actually knows about music. And I am curious if Fred let him look like an idiot on purpose.
     
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    Fred's been mailing it in for at least 6 years...so there's that.
     
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    "What is a Prick, a Trick, and a Dick?"

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    Cheap trick is fucking great...
     
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    Mama's alright, daddy's alright
    (they just seem a little weird)

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    Surrender!
     
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    The songs Fred plays at the show start and after the commercials are some of the shittiest music Ive ever heard.
    Maybe once or twice a year will he play something good.
     
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    Ya know this is possible. Howard has been hammering Fred with dating and stripper jokes for over a week. Fred may be pissed Howard is outing his possible divorce or separation?
     
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    Yeah, but Stuttering John has said that Howard and Fred pretty much hate each other at this point. Fred could just be making him look like an idiot.
     
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    Fred is now an angry left wing nut.You can hear him groaning during Robins news. Howard likes to tweak his lefty staff by talking about his love for Foxnews.....:jj:
     
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    Because he's a befuddled old man talking to a crazy old woman, and Fred's just keeping his head down til retirement.

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    Saw them open for Pearl Jam back in 98. They put on a fun, kick ass rock n roll show. When I think of a fun band who rocks, Cheap Trick is one of, if not the first bands that comes to my mind. Dream Police is a great song with a great video.
     
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    Surrender is one of my all time favorite songs:

     
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