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(The Six O'Clock Triple Shot is a daily feature of three songs that share a common theme, heard weeknights on 94.9 WMMQ)

Cheap Trick's Robin Zander celebrates his 61st birthday today. They're justy another band that keeps on rockin'! Over 40 years into it, and the Rockford, Illinois natives continue touring, including a show last month in Mount Pleasant, MI. Band founder Rick Neilsen was featured in an episode of American Pickers on The History Channel. and original drummer Bun E. Carlos has sued his bandmates. Needless to say, life for Cheap Trick stays interesting. (probably more so than their music)

Tonight we blow out the candles with their frontman Robin Zander with three from Cheap Trick: "Ain't That A Shame", "Dream Police", and "Surrender". Lest we forget the magnetism of Robin Zander, the charisma of Rick Neilsen...