Another fantastic week of the 101 Riffs Of Summer has now wrapped. During Week 5, we featured some of the most iconic names in rock and roll.

From Rush to Led Zeppelin, we covered a wide range of rock this week. Make sure to listen Monday through Friday at 2pm for the daily “Riff Of Summer!” Plus, you’ll get two “riffs” on Two-Fer Tuesdays doubling up on some of your favorite WRIF bands.

If you missed any of the “Riffs” this week, check out the playlist below.

  • Monday, June 26th

    The Pretty Reckless – “And So It Went”

    Off the band’s fourth studio album “Death by Rock and Roll” in 2021. The song features Tom Morello.

  • Tuesday, June 27th

    Rush – “Limelight”

    The song appeared on their 1981 album “Moving Pictures.” The song is about Neil Peart’s discomfort with the band’s success and public attention.


    Rush – “The Spirit Of Radio”

    Two-for Tuesday! That means more Rush. This track was off their 1980 album Permanent Waves. It was the band’s first Top 30 single in their home country of Canada.

  • Wednesday, June 28th

    MC5 – “Kick Out The Jams”

    The song was released in February of 1969. It was recorded live at Detroit’s Grande Ballroom  over two nights, Devil’s Night and Halloween in 1968.

  • Thursday, June 29th

    Led Zeppelin – “Nobody’s Fault But Mine”

    Featured on their 1976 album “Presence,” it was originally recorded by Blind Willie Johnson in 1927.

  • Friday, June 30th

    Rob Zombie – “We’re An American Band”

    A popular cover of Grand Funk Railroad’s 1973 hit. It was featured on Zombie’s 2013 album “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor.”

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