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Daron Sutton, What Are You Listening To?

Daron Sutton

Sutton is a broadcaster for the Arizona Diamondbacks. His 7th Annual Sutton's Strokes for Little Folks will be held on Thursday, May 10, at Arizona Grand Resort. Proceeds benefit the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. Find more info at

When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Sirius 1st Wave Channel 33 or Arizona Sports 620.

What's the first album you bought? Billy Joel, Glass Houses. 8-track!

What's the first concert you saw? The Bee Gees at Dodger Stadium in 1979.

What's the favorite concert you've ever been to? Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds acoustic concert in Seattle in December of 2010. It was my first ever Dave show.

What's the last song played on your music player? "Too Much or Nothing," by General Public. Saw then at Cal State Fullerton in '86.

Preferred format: CD, vinyl, cassette, 8-Track or digital? Digital, but I am pulling for 8-track to rally a comeback!

What's your favorite album? Oingo Boingo, Only a Lad, and Matchbox Twenty, Mad Season.

Who is your favorite singer or band? Billy Joel.

Does your computer track how many times you've played something -- if so, what's at the top of the list? "Crazy Love," by Poco and "Wildfire," by Michael Murphy. Mellow 70s is music of choice while doing research.

What was your favorite new or new-to-you album from 2011? It is the first Devo album in 20 years, Something for Everybody, which actually came out in 2010.

What one song would you play if you had a worldwide radio audience? "Help!," by The Beatles.

Who is your favorite local artist? My favorite local artist I found while living in Milwaukee, Ryan McIntyre. I will qualify him because he flies to Arizona each year to play at our charity golf tournament. Give a listen here

What is your favorite local venue to see music? I have only seen shows in the larger venues and have been told by many that I need to get out more. Sounds like those folks are right. This year I will find a smaller venue.

What is your favorite music video? Michael Jackson, "Thriller."

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