Katherine Boyd


November 20, 2020

FREE LISTENING IS BACK! SiriusXM is free thru December 1st, 2020! Listen to 100+ channels in your car, on the SiriusXM app, online & at home on however you stream: Google Assistant, Alexa Alexa or your iPad. Make sure to rock with me Saturdays & Sundays on Classic Vinyl, ch. 26, from 12-6pmET/9am-3pmPT. #rockon

Top 50 Albums Turning 50 in 2020: The Classic Vinyl Countdown

September 9, 2020

Labor Day weekend is synonymous with radio countdowns. 
So this Labor Day weekend, we counted down the Top 50 Albums Turning 50, as voted on by you!
We gave you a list of the Top 50 albums born in 1970... and asked you to rank them. Then we counted them down on SiriusXM Classic Vinyl Labor Day weekend. Thanks for voting! Here's the final list

1 Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III
2 Beatles - Let It Be
3 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Déjà vu
4 Chicago - Chicago
5 Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Trou...

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I Love Cowbell!

August 3, 2020

Rock and Roll has a love affair with cowbell. And so do I.
If you're a regular listener to the show you know I have a thing for cowbell.
Each show I choose a Featured Artist Of The Day... and announce it by ringing my cowbell. 
Every-time there's cowbell is a song I try to point it out. And it is a lot.
And in almost all of the photos I post on social media, I try to strategically place my cowbell in view.
So first thing I did when my daughter created the new show logo? I cut it out and taped it o...
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New Show Logo!

August 1, 2020

"Mom, I want a mouse."
"What? Why?" I ask my 12 year old.
"'Cause they're cute. And I can train it. And keep it in my room."
If my eyes rolled any harder they'd look like a slot machine.
"Well, you have to use your own money."
"O.K. I worked out a budget and the cage, bedding, water bottle, food and mouse will cost $58," she fires back with bright eyes and a huge grin.
"What can I do for $20?" tumbles out next. Which immediately leads to a second hard eye roll. My head's starting to hurt.
My min...
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Kat's Kloset Klassic Vinyl

June 29, 2020

Been broadcasting from my daughter's closet for about four months now due to the COVID19 pandemic. All SiriusXM DJs are currently working from home. Yes, I miss broadcasting from our regular studio in the heart of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But I do love the 10 step "commute" to work now, and the freedom to wear anything. And I mean ANYTHING.
So, this weekend I channeled Hugh Hefner and went to work in cheetah print silk pajamas. 
Hey, we all have our ways of getting through this crazy tim...
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Happy Father's Day!

June 20, 2020

DAD JOKES WANTED! In honor of Father's Day, want to read YOUR BEST DAD JOKES on SiriusXM Classic Vinyl this weekend.
Post your fav Dad joke on my Facebook page and I'll read my favs on air. Thanks! BTW, this is my awesome Dad. I'll share his best Dad joke too.

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June 20, 2020

Today is the first official day of the Summer of 2020!
The sun is shining, the mercury rising, and the air smells so sweet.
Hoping this is a sign of good things to come.
Think we all need a little hope right now. 
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Shout-Out To The Class of 2020!

June 20, 2020

Dedicating my shows this weekend to the Class of 2020! I'll be sharing your shout-outs to you favorite grad. Just post it on my Facebook page, and I'll read as many as I can on SiriusXM Classic Vinyl.
BTW, this is my son who graduated last year. Can you tell Mama's a little proud?
Congrats to the Class of 2020! Proud of you too.

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Broadcasting From My Daughter's Closet

May 31, 2020

"Hey, it's Katherine Boyd broadcasting from my daughter's closet." 
Yes, it's true. No, it's not a gimmick. Really am broadcasting from my daughter's tiny bedroom closet.
In March, SiriusXM sent all its on air hosts laptops and mics so they could broadcast from home during the COVID19 pandemic. We each then had to create a "studio" space in our homes or apartments. It had to be a space that's quiet and insulated to limit echoes.
Some fellow SiriusXM hosts, like Howard Stern, built studios in th...
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We Interrupt This Program...

May 12, 2020

Dear Listeners: I won't be rockin' with you for a few weeks because Classic Vinyl is TEMPORARILY changing to Eagles Radio May 2 & 3 and then to Rolling Stones Radio starting May 8th for a limited time.
It's to promote the new stations which SiriusXM just added to its streaming services.
Miss you & can't wait to rock again with you soon.
Rock on!
(Artwork credit: Listener Moe Shennet.)

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