Time: Summer of 1982

Radio Stations, Billboard and Media Comments.

Exciting times: Watching your song gain popularity.

Please bear in mind that these are photocopies handed to me by our Band Manager Jon Devirian. Please forgive the ancient style of communication… photo copies!

Radio Stations, Billboard, Album Network and the Media Were Saying:


Steve Smith
Company: Album Networks

‘I’m completely knocked out by the album’ …’ is simply wonderful. I spend most of a day playing the record for everybody here at the station. Jocks, sales people, secretaries… and everyone, down to the last person, loved it.’

Mr Feinstein
Company: WMAD

‘This is the kind of song that makes you feel happy, young at heart– like a member of the Pepsi generation.’

Roberta Haber
Company: WMJQ

“The Monroes is hot stuff. The first time you hear the song you’ll like it a lot. The second time, it will knock you flat.”

Top Album Picks
Company: Billboard

‘Melodic rock and pop originals in post new-wave fashion largely through keyboard player Eric Denton’s synthesizers.’

Jerry Herrera
Company: Spirit

‘Congratulaions! You made it on the front cover of Billboard. Your song is the no. 10 new add most played record nationally. Smash hit!’

Union Tribune
Company: San Diego

‘Hard pop as uncontrived as it is well-crafted.’

Stevens Point
Company: WSPT


Steve Feinstein
Company: FMQB and WYSP

‘I was all alone screaming about this terrific little track last week– and its nice to see others agree.’

Company: KTXQ

‘It’s strong. Have some balls-do not hesitate. Add a record on a secondary label. Live dangerously. Save the whales.’

Dale Wolter
Company: WMAD

‘This tune really knocks me out… Do it quickly… I guarantee you’ll be singing along with it the first time through.’

Album Report
Company: FMQB

‘What Do All The People Know is a joyous Record. Secretaries, salespeople, and everyone loved it. Most played hookburger in the office this week–love it!!.

Front Red Page
Company: Friday Morning Quarterback


Janel Dolan
Company: KZEW

‘It’s a true joyhto add the Monroes. It is a perfect radio song, catchy beat, choice vocals… this one is gonna be a SMASH’

David Filipov
Company: WBRU

‘This song is full of hooks. Really reaches out and grabs you.’

John D’Agostino
Company: Reader

‘The Monroes is immediately likeable, and easily outdistances most of the major releases I’ve had to endure over the last few months. The pros must agree since this record was on the Top Adds list in Billbaoard magazine.’